Dr. Lanier was born in Lexington, North Carolina. She received her Dental Hygiene degree at Guilford Technical Institute before obtaining her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Dental Education from UNC at Chapel Hill.
She is now celebrating 30 years in practice as a Periodontist. Over the years, Dr. Lanier has served as President of the Third District of NC Dental Society, Davidson County, and High Point Dental Societies, and the North Carolina Society of Periodontics. In addition, she is a member of the American Dental Association, the Southern and American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Lanier was newly re-elected by her collogues to serve a second term on the North Carolina Board of Dentistry, and was recently nominated President.
Dr. Lanier is married with two teenagers. She enjoys traveling, and spending time with her family and pets.