About Your Dentist

Melissa Gonzalez, DMD

"Your true success in life begins only when you make the commitment to become excellent at what you do."

My Mission

"My goal is to help my patients be comfortable while providing the best care possible for them and their smile."


Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Barry University, Masters of Biomedical Sciences, North Miami, FL

University of Florida, Bachelor of Science, Gainesville, FL

Professional Memberships

Dr. Gonzalez is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and American Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Gonzalez recently moved to Charlotte from Philadelphia with her fiancé and two cats. She enjoys cooking, traveling, singing (horribly), game nights, and binge-watching the newest Netflix shows. Currently, she has begun training for her third half marathon.

Gopali Patel, DMD

"D octor + EN gineer + ar TIST = DENTIST"

My Mission

"My goal is to provide high quality, patient-centered care that produces healthy and confident smiles. I enjoy building relationships with my patients in order to promote open communication in a friendly environment. "


Doctor of Dental Medicine

Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine – Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science

University of South Carolina – Columbia, SC

Professional Memberships

American Dental Association

Academy of General Dentistry

Life & Hobbies

Born in Hendersonville, North Carolina, Dr. Patel attended the University of South Carolina where she met her fiancé. After attending dental school in Chicago, Dr. Patel is happy to return home to the Carolinas and is looking forward to her wedding in August. She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, traveling, acrylic painting, and exploring the culinary scene around Charlotte.