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The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Dentist Charlotte NC - Dr. Duc Tang

Duc Tang DDS, FAGD

Dr. Tang graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill for his Undergraduate and Dental degree. After practicing in the Raleigh area for 2 years, he and his family relocated transiently to St. Louis where his wife finished up her residency. Dr. Tang is proud and happy to be back home in Charlotte close to his family. Dr. Tang has developed vast amounts of experience in general, cosmetic and implant dentistry, and a preferred provider for Invisalign. Dr. Tang has taken advanced continuing education to provide the best and most innovative dental care for his patients, and has received the prestigious fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry. Outside of the office, he is involved in the community and had served as the Vice President of the St. Louis Dental Society. He is an active member in the American Dental AssociationNorth Carolina Dental AssociationCharlotte Dental Society as well as well as the Academy of General Dentistry. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their toddler son at Freedom Park, and is an avid road-cyclist.

Dentist Charlotte NC - Dr. Christopher Phelps

Dr. Christopher Phelps DMD

Dr. Phelps lives in Waxhaw, NC and is a proud husband and a father of two. In 2016 and 2018, he was selected as the Doctor’s Choice National Dental Award winner. He was nominated and voted on by his fellow dentists and, out of the 6000 dentists nominated across the US, he was the only one to receive this honor.

Dr. Phelps is a general dentist who was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he earned his dental degree magnum cum laude from the prestigious Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

In recent years, Dr. Phelps has been recognized by the community and his peers for his excellence in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. The Academy of General Dentistry awarded him for “Excellence in General Dentistry”, and he achieved “Outstanding Performance in the Science of Occlusion and TMJ Function” as recognized by the American Equilibration Society. He is an active member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, awarded to the top 5% of each graduating dental class throughout the country.

Dr. Phelps has had the pleasure of providing the cosmetic dentistry for “Charlotte’s Complete Makeover”, an extreme makeover held in conjunction with Dr. Victor Ferrari, plastic surgeon, and Dr. Jonathan Christenbury, LASIK ™ eye surgeon. In addition, Dr. Phelps has had several of his articles published in peer reviewed dental journals concerning cosmetic and implant dentistry. By completing over 100 continuing education hours per year, Dr. Phelps strives to be on the forefront of the vastly changing advancements dentistry is currently experiencing.

Dr. Phelps is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Academy of General Dentistry. He has received certification in sedation dentistry from the Dental Oganization for Conscious Sedation (D.O.C.S) and attained an Associate Fellowship with the World Clinical Laser Institute for the treatment and care of patients utlizing laser dentistry.

Dentist Charlotte NC - Dr. Alex W. Ramos

Dr. Alex W. Ramos DDS

Dr. Alex W. Ramos lived in Ellenville, New York before his family moved to San Sebastián, Puerto Rico when he was six years old. There, he majored in the biomedical program at the University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla. In 2005, he returned to the United States to pursue a career in dentistry and studied at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee, graduating in 2010. Upon earning his doctor of dental surgery degree, Dr. Ramos worked as an associate dentist in Wilmington, North Carolina from 2010 to 2012, then relocated to Charlotte where he became an associate dentist in a large group practice.

Dr. Ramos has received many awards and honors such as the Brasseler USA Award of Excellence, the Waterpik Prosthodontics Student, and the Whip Mix Corporation’s 2010 Hanau “Best Award for Excellence in Prostodontics”. He has also been recognized by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), the International Congress of Oral Implantologist, Meharry Medical College Post-Baccalaureate Academic Excellence, and Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Dr. Ramos believes in the importance of life-long advanced education and attends national and international continuing education courses supporting his commitment to dental education. In 2012, he was certified by Georgia Regents University’s AAID MaxiCourses®️ in Atlanta, Georgia after completing a comprehensive training program in implant dentistry. The AAID program is among the most respected, comprehensive implant training programs, and is the first organization to be recognized in the implant dentistry field. He is currently a sustaining member of the AAID, the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Society. Dr. Ramos belongs to the Greater Charlotte Study Club. Known for being a gentle dentist, his patients enjoy his patience with their concerns while providing a high level of care.

Dr. Ramos is fluent in English and Spanish.

When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Ramos enjoys spending time with his family, as well as recreational sports including mountain biking and tennis.

Dentist Charlotte NC - Dr. Alina Halusic

Dr. Alina Halusic DMD

Dr. Alina Halusic graduated with her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University in Arizona, after receiving her bachelor’s with a Certificate in Dental Hygiene from the University of Pittsburgh. After practicing dentistry in Pittsburgh for 2 years, she decided it was time to move to a warmer climate and Charlotte was the perfect fit! During her time in practice, she has developed a passion for cosmetic dentistry and is a silver Invisalign provider. She has taken many continuing education courses through the Seattle Study Club in Pittsburgh, and continues to increase her dental knowledge each day. She is an active member in the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Society.

During her free time, she enjoys working out at the gym and trying out different fitness classes. She also loves exploring new restaurants with her fiancé, Patrick, and watching Netflix with their two kitties – Ollie and Leo. She is very close with her family, so you will find her visiting them often when she is not in Charlotte! She is excited to start this new chapter in the queen city and is looking forward to meeting all of the wonderful patients along the way!

Dental Staff


Registered Dental Hygienist
Kirsty is from Buffalo, NY. As a dental hygienist she works to keep our patients mouths healthy. She is our role model for working out. Her typical day includes two workouts!


Registered Dental Hygienist
Amy is originally from Tennessee and now calls Charlotte her home. She loves her job and wants to keep all our patients healthy. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Jaime and eating out.


Office Manager
With her vibrant smile, Maria is usually the first person you’ll greet on your way in. She has a background in dental assisting and dental insurance. She works tirelessly to make sure you get the maximum benefit from your insurance.


Dental Assistant
Hello my name is Ashna. I’m a Pre- Dental student studying at UNCC and I’ve been in Charlotte since 2015. I like to hang out with my friends and family, and go on adventures whenever I can. I love all the new skills I’m gaining from the job and meeting all our patients.


Dental Assistant
My name is Meagan Malcom Dimitriou. I was born in Winston Salem, NC. I am an Appalachian State University alum, and became a certified dental assistant . After work, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two dogs. I also love to travel and work out.


Dental Assistant
Hello i’m Samantha Rodriguez. I am currently 20 years old & was born & raised in Charlotte. I like to go on hikes, travel, & have lots of fun in general with family, friends & my significant other. I am a very out going person & have an amazing vibe. I graduated high school in 2019 & started my career that same year at CPCC. I am currently a dental assistant & working my way up to become a Dentist in the future. I enjoy doing my job & I look forward coming to work every morning.


Dental Assistant
Hi! My name is Sam & I just recently joined the team a few months ago! I have always had a passion for dentistry & I am so excited to further my knowledge and see where it takes me! In my free time I do portrait photography or relax with my cat, Zara!


Dental Assistant
Hi, I’m Aulelei but most people call me Lei for short. I just moved to Charlotte in 2022 from a small beach town called Oak Island. In my free time I enjoy writing, reading, and spending time in nature.

Kiara Lockett

Front Office Assistant
Hi my name is Kiara iyana Lockett, I was born in Columbia South Carolina but have lived here in Charlotte North Carolina for 11 years, I love being here in the Queen City, I had the honor of being trained as a sterilization tech by a close family friend which my love for dentistry began to grow more and more, I can’t wait to continue to grow more in the dentistry field. Outside of work I love to spend time with my husband, family and friends laughing, eating food & going on trips.

Sheng Lee

Financial Coordinator
Hello my name is Sheng. I was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. I graduated with a Finance degree at UNC-Charlotte in 2021. On my free time, I enjoy being with my friends and family. I also enjoy going on adventures and traveling while trying different varieties of foods from different cultures! I started not too long ago. I’m excited to learn new things and can’t wait to see what this practice has in store for me.

Find us right off I-485

Looking for a dentist in NC? Charlotte city dentist Dr. Duc Tang provides top-class services and excellent patient experiences in all fields of dentistry, including cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, sedation dentistry, Emergency Dental Care, Pediatric Dentistry, Teeth Whitening & More. With sheer skill and expertise, Dr. Tang serves patients all over Charlotte NC & Nearby areas. The best part about visiting Promenade Center For Dentistry is, Dr. Tang and his entire team always put their best possible effort in order to make the dental visit exciting and memorable, but without sacrificing value and quality of service.

10844 Providence Rd. Ste 270 Charlotte, NC 28277

(704) 321-0980

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