Our Davidson Team

Dastrup Dental

Dr. Dastrup has a friendly and calming personality and it’s comforting to know that he cares about you as a person. This is also evident throughout the whole office and from all of the team members that you interact with.

When it comes to your initial evaluation, Dr. Dastrup is very thorough and wants to find out why things are the way they are so that things can be changed to improve the outcomes in your mouth but more importantly so that you can be healthier overall and have a better quality of life.

The body is all connected and tells a story and Dr. Dastrup has invested the time to understand this. He has also been motivated because of personal experiences in his family which has given him a desire to help other people avoid health related challenges if possible.

When it comes to providing care, Dr. Dastrup is gentle so you can have confidence you can be relaxed and comfortable while you receive care. The care he provides is amazing and he’s constantly learning from the best to be able to provide the best.

Dr. Dastrup believes that he should offer patients the highest level of care that they desire. He doesn’t just treat a tooth, but looks at the whole picture, which is you!!

dr. joseph dastrup with his family

Meet Our Team

Dr. Joseph Dastrup, DDS

dr joseph dastrup of dastrup dental

Dr. Joseph Dastrup graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2009 followed by a surgical and comprehensive dental residency at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Hospital in 2010

Dr. D has a true passion for what he does, and it is evident in how he treats his patients like friends.  He continues to learn from the most respected educators in the fields of cosmetic dentistry, implant and surgery, and health and airway centered dentistry

Dr. Dastrup dedicates hundreds of hours each year advancing his skills and knowledge. Some of his most recent achievements have been being awarded Master of the International Dental Implant Association having placed hundreds of implants and performed advanced surgical techniques. Dr. Dastrup is also an alumni of the Airway Mini Residency, an ambassador of The Breathe Institute and has studied at the Institute for Craniofacial Sleep Medicine.  He is also a member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry and members of local chapters of the prestigious Spear and Seattle Study Clubs.

Dr. Dastrup firmly believes that his patients deserve the highest level of care they desire, and he wants to be able to provide that. He believes that dentistry can be comfortable and painless, and that through educating his patients and giving them options, together they can decide the care that will give them confidence along with health and wellness.

When not in the office, or not attending educational courses, Dr. Dastrup enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. Their most enjoyable activities include enjoying the lake, enjoying the outdoors and participating in sporting events with his children. He and his family are also dedicated to serving God as well as promoting kindness in the community.

No wonder he is the best dentist in Davidson.

Lila, RDH - Dental Hygienist

April, RDH - Dental Hygienist

April is one of our veteran team members, having joined the practice in 1993. Her experience in dentistry helps our patients maintain excellent oral health.

The things I love most about my job are the people I work with, my great work environment, and my fantastic patients. I have been so inspired by my patients and their stories of children, adventures, and the wonderful friendships made, all while helping to maintain happy, healthy smiles.”

With quite the menagerie at home, April stays busy caring for her dog, and parrot. She also enjoys spending time with her two children, watching football and vacationing at Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort.

Emily, RDH - Dental Hygienist

Emily joined Dastrup Dental in June 2018 and looks forward to working with him and his amazing patients in the future years to come. She has 8 years of experience in the dental field.

“Patients are our priority. From the moment you join our practice, I guarantee and unwavering commitment to your oral health and a relationship for many years to come.”

In her spare time, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and two sons. She really enjoys reading anything that she can get her hands on. She loves keeping up with the latest trends in Dentistry in order to provide our patients with the most up to date protocols on a healthy oral condition.

She cares deeply for her patients and works hard to give them all the tools necessary for creating a lifetime of good hygiene!

Monique - Patient and Treatment Coordinator

Monique, or “Mo” as she likes to be called, is originally from Brasil!  She is the first smiling face you will meet when you come to our office and will immediately make you feel comfortable and at ease.

Mo is a great member of our team and it will be easy to notice how much she cares for you and your family.  She will help accommodate your schedule and any concerns you may have.  

“I love meeting all of our patients and helping them smile during their visits.  We have the greatest patients and interacting with them enriches my day!”

When Mo is relaxing, you may find her at local restaurants and as often as possible at the beach.  

She has a beautiful, energetic daughter who she loves to spend time with her along with her husband.  She also speaks Portuguese and Spanish.  We feel lucky to have Mo on our team!

Danielle - Financial and Insurance Coordinator

Danielle was born and raised in Chicago, IL and currently resides in Charlotte, NC. She is a passionate and dedicated team member when it comes to helping you achieve your dental needs. She is a fun, dedicated team member who will serve as your advocate in helping you achieve your dental needs.

She is great with navigating the nuances of your dental benefits plan and will help you find a way to receive the treatment you need in a way that fits your needs. When Danielle isn’t at the office you’ll find her spending time with her boyfriend on their motorcycle, cuddling with her two cats, or watching the latest NASCAR race.

Emily - Dental Assistant

Emily recently joined our practice with nearly 4 years of dental experience.  Her passion is to always provide the best patient care possible.  She uses her caring nature and positive attitude to ensure our patients have the best possible experience during procedures.

“My favorite part of being a Dental Assistant is getting to know the patients and making them feel at ease in the dental chair. Its truly amazing what you can learn from patients by just listening.”

A native of Mooresville, North Carolina she loves boating and spending time on Lake Norman with friends and family. Interior Design is a love of hers, so when time allows she loves using her second degree in transforming spaces.

McKenna - Dental Assistant

McKenna was born and raised in Denver, NC. McKenna is a new member to the Dastrup Team and is happy to come to work everyday and provide the best possible care to all of her wonderful patients.

She loves developing relationships with our patients and giving people a reason to smile while helping to improve their oral health. In her free time she likes to spend time with her family and friends. She enjoys traveling and hanging out on the lake.

Heather - Dental Assistant

Heather is originally from Dallas, TX. She believes her key to success is a lifelong commitment to learning and keeping up to date on the technologies of her profession.

Heather has more than ten years experience in the industry and says that, next to a good challenge, working with her patients is the most rewarding part of her job. She loves spending time with her husband and two precious baby boys.

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