We recognize that all of our young patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your child to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Leigh Ann attended Central Piedmont Community College and has been in the dental field since 1994. Her career in dentistry began by making crowns and bridges to help brighten smiles. She now loves to see a child build trust in our dentist and staff. Leigh Ann, a hard worker, is highly skilled in guiding patients with their insurance benefits, maintaining accounts and overseeing overall functions. She is described by her teammates as professional and detailed oriented.
Leigh Ann’s family includes her husband, Jamie, and her two beautiful girls, Caitlin and Cassidi. They enjoy camping as a family.
Certified Dental Assistant
Chueyee attended the dental assistant program at CPCC and is happy to be working with our wonderful professional team here. Chueyee’s great sense of humor and easy going demeanor makes him a favorite with kids and parents alike. He is truly gifted in caring for our patients.
Chueyee and his wife, Lily, were married in 2008 and have been blessed to become parents of four precious children. In his spare time, Chueyee likes spending time with his family, playing video games and volleyball.
Certified Orthodontic Assistant
Amy has been assisting with orthodontics since 2000. Orthodontics has always been her passion, even after 14 years, it is just as exciting as the first day. Amy really enjoys seeing the positive changes in her patient's smiles and their confidence.
Amy and her husband Chris have two beautiful daughters, Caylie and Taylor, who are recent World Softball Champions! When she is not perfecting smiles, Amy loves spending time with her family, riding her horses, and watching a good movie.
Samantha graduated from the dental hygiene program at Central Piedmont Community College in 2011. While she was in school she worked as a nanny for 5 years and knew she wanted to continue working with kids. Her passion for children and her love of dentistry came together when she entered the pediatric dentistry practice. Samantha's energetic personality makes her an ideal addition to our team. She is a delight to have around.
Samantha and her husband, David, have two adopted cats, Mo and Norman. When she’s not in the office, she loves exploring new places, traveling, and spending time outdoors!
Certified Dental Assistant
Delores graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with an Associates degree in Arts as well as a Dental Assisting diploma. She has been working in dental since 2011. She enjoys making the kids' dental visit a comfortable and fun experience. In her spare time, Delores enjoys reading, traveling and watching her favorite football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, play.
Jess has been working in the dental field since 2012 and especially enjoys working in pediatrics. She loves interacting with the kids and helping them have a fun experience at the dentist. In Jess' role as business agent, she plays an integral role in assisting patients and parents navigate their visits and treatment plans.
Jess has been married since 2008 and is a proud mother to Aiden who she enjoys taking to the park, shopping and watching movies with.
Orthodontic Business Associate
Kathleen has been in the pediatric orthodontic field since 1996. She loves working with children and helping them transition from being fearful their first visit, to being excited to come to the dentist.
Kathleen and her husband recently relocated to Charlotte from San Diego to be closer to their three adult children, who she enjoys spending time with. She also enjoys spending time outdoors.
Dr. Charles Cangemi
Dr. Cangemi completed Dental School at the University of North Carolina, where he received the Grover C. Hunter Jr. Award for academic and clinical excellence in Periodontics. He went on to complete a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. While in private practice he completed his certification in intravenous sedation. Desiring more extensive knowledge in anesthesiology, he entered into an anesthesiology residency and the Masters Program at Ohio State University. He obtained his Masters Degree in Anesthesiology and a Certificate of Residency in Anesthesiology from Ohio State University. Dr. Cangemi now provides anesthesiology services for General Dentists, Pediatric Dentists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and other Dental Specialists, for a wide variety of dental procedures.
Dr. Cangemi was the first mobile practicing Dentist-Anesthesiologist in the state of North Carolina. He then joined with orthognathic surgery expert Myron Tucker and has established an office based orthognathic surgery as an alternative to the hospital OR. He serves on the Anesthesia Advisory Committee and is an anesthesia examiner for the North Carolina State Dental Board. He publishes and lectures on numerous topics in Anesthesiology.