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Cosmetic Dentist in Charlotte, NC


Meet Dr. Menaker

Charlotte, NC Dentist Dr. Scott Menaker

Dr. Menaker is close to being a native of Charlotte having lived here since 1969. He graduated from East Mecklenburg High, N.C.State University, and received his D.D.S. degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1985. He has practiced general dentistry in Charlotte since graduation. All 3 of his sons graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill.   Nate graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and Albany Medical College and is doing his pediatric residency at UAB in Birmingham, AL.   Max pursuing opportunites to use his economics degree in Israel, and Ari is working in Raleigh using his economics and psychology degrees in logistical sales and support. They are very avid sports fans with special interests in soccer, golf, basketball, and running. Whatever you do, do not root against our Tarheels.  His wife, Pam, has spent over 25 years working in and managing the practice, and now helps other dental practices through their dental consulting company, DentalKarma. Pam has two children, Patsy, a dental hygienist who works in Albemarle,  and Marshall, a Navy diver whose family is stationed in Japan.  Their four granddaughters keeps them very busy.

Dr. Menaker received the prestigious Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry in recognition of his commitment to continuing education in 1998. He has continued his desire for knowledge with extensive lecture and hands-on education seminars every year with the latest emphasis on the CEREC single visit crowns and dental implants.  He is a Certified Cerec Trainer to help other dentists with this technology and is a co-founder of the Carolina Cerec Center, a regional training program in Charlotte.  Dr. Menaker was awarded Fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in 2014.    Dr. Menaker has been an active community service volunteer since moving to back to Charlotte after graduation offering his time to numerous non-profit agencies and also served as board chair of the Levine Jewish Community Center and Care Ring.   He is committed to helping make our community a better place for all.  Dr. Menaker is very active in local study clubs and is a member of numerous dental organizations.

Charlotte, NC Dentists Dr. Tricia Rodney & Dr. Scott Menaker
Dr. Tricia Rodney, DDS & Dr. Scott Menaker, DDS, FAGD


Meet Dr. Rodney

Charlotte, NC Dentist Dr. Tricia Rodney

Dr. Rodney, a native of Birmingham, Michigan, graduated from the University of Michigan for both her undergraduate and dental degrees and received her D.D.S. in 2006. She has practiced with the SmileCharlotte team since graduating. She has been extremely committed to continuing her dental knowledge with extensive classes in Invisalign Orthodontics and the new CEREC single visit crown system we implemented in 2006. She is repsonsible for overseeing our Preventive Dental Services  and working with our hygienist and assistants to offer the most current treatment options possible to enhance our care and offer new recommendations.  She is presently devoting a large amount of her time furthering her education with advanced classes at the prestigous Dawson Center in Florida.   She recieved her fellowship in 2014 from the Internation College of Oral Implantologists recognizing her commitment and studies in implant dentistry.

She is an avid sports fan, especially when it comes to the Michigan Wolverines. Be careful getting into the fantasy sports leagues with her, she is a killer. She married her husband, Tommy Klosset, in 2015, and comes from a tight-knit family being surrounded in the Charlotte area by her 3 sisters, mother, and lots of nieces and nephews which keep her very happy and busy. Dr. Rodney has been very active in our community service efforts helping with “Give Kids A Smile” and presnetly serves on the board of Care Ring.  She is actively involved in local study clubs and a member of numerous dental organizations.



SmileCharlotte Team                    

                                           Top Row (left to right): Amanda, Dr. Rodney, Dr. Menaker, Brian, Pam 
                    Bottom Row (left to right):  Ashly, Laura, Veronica, Mary, Kacie, Lisa, Cristina, Kay, Stephanie


The SmileCharlotte Team

You should expect to be treated with kindness, respect, and dignity. You should also expect our stafff to go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. We wholeheartedly agree, and embrace these concepts.

We have assembled a very experienced and dedicated team to serve you.   They have extensive training in their fields, a keen interest in staying up on the latest and best trends to enhance our care, and are committed to making each patient experience a great one.  It is not customer service, but rather 'patient loyalty', the ability to make you feel like a friend instead of a client.   They work hard each and every day to enhance our serivces, implement the latest technology into our practice, and make Smilecharlotte the best dental practice in Charlotte.  We are very proud of our team and are honored to have them lead SmileCharlotte.