Meet the Doctors

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Meet Dr. Shreya Desai | Owner & Dentist

Dr. Desai was born in London, England and moved to Virginia with her family at a young age. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Mary Washington, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology. During her time in college, Dr. Desai developed a strong interest in dentistry and helping people through volunteer work at a Virginia community health clinic, and on a mission trip to Peru where she assisted in providing free dental care to the underserved Amazonian community.

Pursuing further education in the sciences, Dr. Desai completed a Master of Science in Physiology at Virginia Commonwealth University. She then went on to earn her dental degree at VCU School of Dentistry, where she served as Vice President of the VCU chapter AAPD Pediatric Dentistry club and served as a volunteer dental provider for Special Olympics and Give Kids a Smile Day. Dr. Desai enhanced her dental training through an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program in Florida. There, she gained additional training in all aspects of general dentistry, including pediatrics.

Dr. Desai’s sincere passion for pediatric dentistry inspires her to ensure visits to the dentist are a fun and educational experience for children of all ages. She believes encouraging good oral hygiene habits in children can promote healthy smiles for their lifetime. In her spare time, Dr. Desai enjoys spending time with her fiancé and family, traveling, playing tennis, hiking, and exploring Charlotte.

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Meet Dr. Patrick Burns | Owner & Dentist

Dr. Burns graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Biology and after that receiving his dental degree at Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Burns continues his education by participating in the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, and the Charlotte Dental Society. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, and surfing!

Meet the Team

South Office

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Tatiana Valdez

Office Manager
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Olga Deblase

Dental Assistant
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Karol Manchola

Senior Office Manager
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Jesus Mendoza

Dental Assistant I

Central Office

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Diana Alvaran

Front Desk/Receptionist
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Raquel Valderrama

Front Desk/Receptionist
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Stephanie Arias

Lead Treatment Dental Assistant II
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Vicki Phillips

Lead Hygiene Dental Assistant II
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Vivian Figueroa

Dental Assistant II
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Gissell Gomez

Dental Assistant II
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Marilin Garcia

Dental Assistant II
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Kristel La Parra

Dental Assistant I
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Jesus Mendoza

Dental Assistant I


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