Our Doctors

Emily C. Dunlap, DDS

A native of North Carolina, Dr. Dunlap completed her undergraduate education at Campbell University in 2000, graduating Magna Cum Laude. In 2004, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and participated in rotations at the Oral Surgery Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Pediatric Dental Clinics of Cumberland and Orange Counties.

Dr. Dunlap is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Dunlap and her husband are the proud parents of one son, Carson, and two daughters, Caroline and Campbell. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, baking, and watching college football.

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Alesia Hatten, DDS

Dr. Hatten attended Belhaven University in Jackson, MS, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. After graduation Dr. Hatten moved to Memphis, TN, to attend the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. After graduation, she served as a Captain and Dentist in the United States Army for 4 years. At a young age Dr. Hatten knew she wanted to be a dentist thanks to the influence of her parents. They encouraged her to strive to help others, to seek a balance between work and home life and most important to stay committed to providing dental care to those in need. Thus, believing that continuing education is essential to excellent patient care Dr. Hatten continually seeks out the most current and the best continuing education courses to make sure you are always given the best treatment options available.

Dr. Alesia Hatten decided to move to Charlotte area after serving 4 years and joined the Friendly Dental Group dental practice. Dr. Hatten currently resides in Charlotte area with her family and is excited to make it her home. Dr. Hatten is dedicated to providing a superior dental experience for her patients focusing on a relationship-based care.

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