2435 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105,(704) 847-7426

Dentist in Matthews, NC

All our dental professionals at Matthews Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Matthews, NC Dentist Dr. Robert F. BinkleyDr. Robert F. Binkley
Dr. Binkley’s main passion is in taking exceptional care of his patients, treating them like they were family, developing long-term relationships with them, and always incorporating the newest technologies into their care. “I have been very fortunate to be able to work in such a professional environment, teaming with such a great staff, to deliver quality, comfortable dental care.”   He and his wife, Lois, live in Union County on a “gentleman’s farm,” complete with horses, dogs, cats and plenty of outside work. A Graduate of Ohio State University in 1978, he then spent three years as a dentist in the US Navy, and then founded Matthews Dental Care in 1981. He is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, Charlotte Dental Society, and the Seattle Study Club.



Matthews, NC Dentist Dr. V. Paul PalermoDr. V. Paul Palermo
Dr. Palermo takes a great deal of pride in the care that he has been able to provide ever since he started his practice in 1990.  “Seeing long-term patients whom we have been privileged to care for, and to see them staying in great dental health is very satisfying.”  Dr. Palermo shares even more pride in his family; he and his wife, Beth, and daughter, Emily, live in Cabarrus County. They also have a son, Ryan, who is an Appalachian State grad, and lives in Nashville, TN.  They are members of St. James Catholic Church.  Dr. Palermo enjoys traveling, and is an avid golfer.  He obtained his training at LSU School of Dentistry and did a GP Residency at Carolinas Medical Center.  He has furthered his training throughout the years with continual education in many aspects of dentistry, such as a year- long training program in dental implants. He is a member of the American Dental AssociationNorth Carolina Dental Society, and the Charlotte Dental Society.



Matthews, NC Dentist Dr. Warren SurfaceDr. Warren D. Surface
Dr. Surface has a passion for creating beautiful smiles!  As a father, son, and husband, he understands the needs of individuals and knows that no two patients are alike.  He takes the time to get to know his patients on an individual basis, and works with them to set goals and transform both smiles and lives.  He builds strong relationships based on trust and communication. Whether your needs are cosmetic, in nature, or restorative and functional, Dr. Surface will work with you to achieve your desired results. Dr. Surface graduated in 2000 from the WVU School of Dentistry, and now resides in Union County with his wife, Mary Catherine, their 3 children (Alexander, Andrew, and Catherine) and his father, Ernie.  He enjoys the outdoors with his family. “I am very blessed to work and live in such a family orientated community!"  Dr. Surface adds: “I love being out in the community and running into patients who can’t stop smiling because they’re so happy with the results we achieved, and often comment on how the fears they used to have of going to the dentist are gone.” Being able to give patients beautiful and healthy smiles gives Dr. Surface something to smile about! He is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, Charlotte Dental Society, and Seattle Study Club.


Matthews, NC Dentist Dr. Brian ClarkeDr. Brian Clarke
Dr. Clarke earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1999 and subsequently graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. Along with his family - wife, Danielle, and children, Brendan and Grace - he relocated to Charlotte to join Matthews Dental Care. Dr. Clarke's goals are to provide exceptional patient care by putting patients at ease and delivering outstanding dental work. "By getting to know our patients we can create a relaxed and comfortable environment for treatment, and through continuing education I am able to further enhance the quality of work that we provide." Dr. Clarke is a member of both the American Dental Association and North Carolina Dental Society. Dr. Clarke and his family are parishoners at St. Matthew Catholic Church. In addition to spending time with family, Dr. Clarke also enjoys running, golf and sports.



Ashley, Assistant
Ashley has been with Matthews Dental Care since 2003. She has a passion for taking care of her patients. She takes pride in seeing people’s overall health benefit by making their oral health a priority. She asks God daily to use her through his good works.



Pam, Assistant
Pam has worked as Dr. Surface’s assistant since 2006. Prior to working for Matthews Dental Care, Pam worked as a dental assistant for another cosmetic and family dental practice in Charlotte. She enjoys helping our patients achieve a healthy, beautiful smile and strives to make sure our patients leave our office happy with the care they have received.



Rozeta, Assistant
Rozeta grew up in Greece and is fluent in 5 languages. She has been part of the Matthews Dental Care team since 2003. Rozeta enjoys working chair side, it gives her the opportunity to closely interact with our patients and apply her professional clinical skills. She’s always reassuring with her warm smile.




Cynthia, Assistant
Cynthia brings 22 years of dental experience, 16 of those with Matthews Dental Care. She attended Pudget Sound Institute of Technology in Seattle, Washington. Her favorite aspect of being a Dental Assistant in our office is the compassionate and kindhearted attention she gives to make patients at ease. She enjoys nourishing relationships with existing patients as well as cultivating new ones.



Jacinda, Assistant
Jacinda joined our office in 2005 after graduating from dental assisting school.   You are likely to see her when you come in for your hygiene visits, but you are just as likely to see her assisting the doctor or you may have the pleasure of speaking with her when you call the office.  She supports all of our clinical team to offer exceptional care while being conscientious of patient’s busy schedules and time constraints.




Dusti, Hygienist
Dusti is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina. She graduated from Guilford Technical Community College in 2004 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She spent two years working as a hygienist in a family and cosmetic dental practice before relocating to Charlotte. With close attention to detail and thoroughness, she works hard to create dental experiences that are enjoyable, educational, and comfortable for all of her patients. She loves seeing patients’ confidence grow because of a healthy, beautiful smile.




Leslie, Hygienist
Leslie joined Matthews Dental Care in 1997 after graduating as a hygienist. Her knowledge and organizational talents form the backbone of most of Matthews Dental Care systems and protocol. Her knack for thoroughness and completeness will be noticed the first time you visit with Leslie. She will work with you to help you understand your exact dental condition and how you can make yourself healthier. She loves taking care of patients for the long term, helping them achieve and maintain life long optimum dental health.


Missy, Hygienist
Missy received a Bachelor of Science Degree from North Carolina State University in 1993. Taking pride in her attention to detail and her true concerns for others’ health, in 2005, Missy pursued and attained her degree in Dental Hygiene from Central Piedmont Community College. Missy happily joined the Matthews Dental Care team in 2008. She eagerly seeks continuing education opportunities to provide patients with the most effective mode of treatments and provide patients the education they need to achieve life-long dental health. Be assured Missy will treat as if you were her very own family.


Stephanie, Hygienist
Stephanie, a native of Tampa, FL moved to the Charlotte area in 1998. In 2003, she graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Central Piedmont Community College. Your overall dental health is her passion; which you will see by her thoroughness, attention to detail and desire to educate her patients.


Lacie, Hygienist
Lacie is a native of Charlotte, NC. She attended Central Piedmoint Community College, completing the Dental Assisting Program in 2006. Lacie continued on to achieve her degree in Dental Hygiene in 2008. She gladly joined the Matthews Dental Care team in 2009. As always, Lacie strives to treat each patient with exceptional care while being gentle and thorough. She loves to see how a beautiful, healthy smile can improves a person's self-esteem.


Kim, Hygienist
Kim, a native of Charlotte, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Exercise Science from Wake Forest University. She graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in 2005 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. After graduating, Kim worked for a periodontal office in Charlotte until joining the Matthews Dental Care team in 2008. She is very passionate about providing her patients with the best care possible! Kim’s skill and gentleness will be evident. She asks God each day to use her for his good. Kim loves spending time with her husband, Billy and their two Rottweillers; Lynch and Alstott.


Erika, Administration
Erika became part of our team in 2000. She does an exceptional job relating to our patient’s financial needs. With her steadfast attitude, she will diligently work through situations to obtain the maximum dental benefits. Erika loves her career at Matthews Dental Care.


Melissa, Administration
Melissa joined the Matthews Dental Care team in January 2008. She is the first smiling face you will see at our office. With a background in customer service, making sure your visit is pleasant is very important to her. When Melissa is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and friends.