Our Mission

At Smilestones, you’re more than a patient, we treat you like family. We are known for serving our community beyond the dental chair. We also have a passion for supporting small businesses and developing strong partnerships that can benefit our community. Another part of our culture is having fun and celebrating life’s milestones. We believe in working hard and enjoying life. So finding reasons to celebrate is on our daily agenda. 


Our Practice

We offer state-of-the art dental services designed to make your experience comfortable, fast and pain free. Our friendly, family-oriented staff is ready to provide your dental care with gentleness, compassion, patience and with a complete focus on you.

Our Smilestones Restorative Team can manage most of your dental needs under one roof…including Implants, Same-day Crowns and Root Canals.


Meet Dr. Candy Cole

Dr. Candace Cole Jones is a southern girl raised in Louisiana and Tennessee. There, she received her Bible-belt upbringing and signature accent. In true Southern Belle style, Dr. Cole brings a comfortable ‘sit-and-stay’ feel to her practice while maintaining professionalism with a modern flair!

  • Middle Tennessee State University – Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center – Doctor of Dental Surgery
Military Career

While serving in the United States Navy, Dr. Cole was the #1 ranked resident during Advanced Education in General Dentistry.

Providing dental care for military personnel while deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom was an unmatched dental experience. Dr. Cole’s work during this deployment not only brought recognition to her entire dental staff but also resulted in Dr. Cole being awarded the Navy Achievement Medal.

Practice Philosophy

As practice owner, as well as practicing dentist, Dr. Cole is the very rare combination of a professional dedicated to dentistry,with the experience and discipline of a Navy officer. This unique life and professional experience has led Dr. Cole to a treatment philosophy of:

“Be conservative. Be gentle. Because I care.”

Dr. Cole has maintained a focus on continuing education in Orthodontic Movement of Teeth and Implant Dentistry and has achieved a Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantology. She is confident in the talents of her Restorative Team to continue on with her vision of patient-focused dentistry.

Personal Life

Dr. Cole is active in many professional, as well as non-profit, organizations, giving of her time and expertise. Professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the North Carolina Dental Society. Dr. Cole is mother to a beautiful daughter, Jordyn, who always keeps her on her toes.

Meet Our Team



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