Meet the Dentists

Raghav Sundaresh, DDS

Dr. Raghav Sundaresh truly enjoys getting to know his patients and has a passion for helping them achieve their best SMILE. He believes that a beautiful smile improves a person’s self-confidence and overall quality of life. He listens to his patients’ needs and desires, and treats them like family. He believes that teeth and the oral cavity play an important role in systemic health and wants to help his patients achieve their optimal oral health.

Dr. Sundaresh grew up in Bangalore, India. Coming from humble beginnings, he used sports as a way to jumpstart his future ambitions. From being the best speed skater in the country in his age group to being one of the top junior tennis players in the country, sport has always been a big part of his life.

Dr. Sundaresh moved to Orangeburg, SC to attend SC State University on a tennis scholarship. He was the captain of the tennis team and was selected for the all-conference teams at the end of the season. He graduated Magna Cum laude with degrees in Computer Science and Accounting. He also joined the Omega Psi Phi fraternity while at SC State.

Dr. Sundaresh moved to Charlotte in 2006 to work in banking. During his 4 years in banking, he realized that his true passion is to work in health care and make a positive impact on people’s lives. He met and married his wife Sheena while in Charlotte.

In 2012, Dr. Sundaresh was admitted to the School of Dentistry at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During his time at UNC, he received numerous scholarships and also did a service trip to Nepal for 5 weeks to provide dental care for people with no access to a dental facility. Dr. Sundaresh is committed to learning about the latest advancements in dentistry, with a keen interest in using technology to advance treatment protocol. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Association, and Charlotte Dental Society.

When Dr. Sundaresh is not practicing dentistry, he enjoys playing tennis, running, traveling, and spending time with his wife, family, and friends.

Dr. Chris Gorospe

Dr. Chris Gorospe grew up in Rock Hill, SC and attended high school at Charlotte Catholic High School. He then earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from The Citadel Military College of South Carolina. He continued his training by earning a Masters of Science in Medical Science at The Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Gorospe went on to complete Doctorate in Dental Medicine at MUSC. After completing his DMD, Dr. Gorospe wanted to return to Charlotte, NC to practice in a community he considers home.

Dr. Gorospe strives for his patients to have a strong, healthy, beautiful smile. This starts with creating a positive experience from the first visit and developing personal lifelong relationships with his patients; helping them to feel comfortable from the start. Dr. Gorospe takes pride in practicing evidence-based dentistry with the latest technology and techniques for long lasting smiles. Dr. Gorospe dedicates himself to lifelong learning and continues to complete a number of advanced training courses every year to stay on the leading edge of the field of dentistry.

Dr. Gorospe serves as a member of American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Association, and Charlotte Dental Society.

Beyond serving his patients, you can find Dr. Gorospe around town with his wife, Katie, enjoying local restaurants or supporting the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte FC. Dr. Gorospe also enjoys playing soccer, disc golf, or pickleball in his free time. He stays active on a daily basis with CrossFit. On the weekends you can find him cooking up new recipes and having game nights with friends and family.

Nemish Shah, DDS

Nemish Shah, DDS, is a West Virginia native. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology graduating Magna Cum Laude from the Honors College at West Virginia University. After completing his undergraduate studies, Dr. Shah obtained his dental degree from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry.

Following dental school, Dr. Shah further enhanced his education and skills by completing a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Here, he provided comprehensive dental care to our nation’s veterans in all aspects of dentistry, especially Surgical Placement and Restoration of Implants, Oral Surgery, Periodontal Surgery, Endodontics, Advanced Crown and Bridge, Veneers, Botox, and Digital Dentistry.

Dr. Shah is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General
Dentistry, and the North Carolina Dental Society. He is committed to continuing education to provide his patients with the best, most up-to-date dental care. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Shah enjoys traveling, exploring Charlotte, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Shah is looking forward to meeting you!