Our Davidson Team
Dr. Joseph Dastrup is a top-rated family dentist in Davidson who is passionate about oral health. He treats his patients like friends and continues to master his expertise in the fields of cosmetic dentistry, implant, and surgery, and airway-centered dentistry.
- He 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.
- Awarded as Master of the International Dental Implant Association for placing hundreds of implants and performed advanced surgical techniques.
- Alumni of the Airway Mini Residency, an ambassador of The Breathe Institute, and has studied at the Institute for Craniofacial Sleep Medicine.
- Member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, and local chapters of Spear and Seattle Study Clubs.
He believes that dentistry can be comfortable and painless. By educating his patients and giving them options, together, they can decide the best dental treatment to boost the patient’s confidence and oral health.
Dr. Dastrup firmly holds that his patients deserve the highest level of dental care. Not only does he treat your dental problem, but he also considers the whole picture, which is your well-being!
Meet Our Team
Dr. Joseph Dastrup, DDS
Dr. Dastrup has a friendly and calming personality. Many of our patients find it comforting to have a dentist who cares about them as a person. When it comes to your dental care appointments, he will be very thorough in finding out why things are the way they are.
He believes that the body is all connected and tells a story and invests time identifying your dental condition. He has been motivated by the personal experiences he had with his family that gave him the desire to help other people avoid the same health-related challenges they endured.
In his spare time, Dr. Dastrup enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. They enjoy the outdoors and participating in sporting events with their children. He and his family are dedicated to serving God as well as promoting kindness in the community. No wonder he is the best dentist in Davidson.
April, RDH - Dental Hygienist
April is one of our veteran team members since 1993. Her experience in dentistry helps our patients maintain excellent oral health and visit the practice regularly.
“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.”
At home, April stays busy caring for her dog, and parrot. She also enjoys spending time with her two children watching football and having vacations at Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort.
Emily, RDH - Dental Hygienist
Emily joined Dastrup Dental in June 2018. She has eight years of experience in the dental field and looks forward to working with Dastrup Dental in future years to come.
“Patients are our priority. From the moment you join our practice, I guarantee an unwavering commitment to your oral health and a relationship for many years to come.”
In her spare time, Emily loves spending time with her husband, daughter, and two sons. She enjoys reading anything that she can get her hands on. She always keeps up with the latest trends in dentistry to provide our patients with the most up to date protocols on oral health.
Monique - Patient and Treatment Coordinator
Monique, or “Mo” as she likes to be called, is originally from Brazil. She is the first smiling face you’ll meet when you come to our practice. You will immediately notice how she can make you feel comfortable and at ease. 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!”
Outside work, 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 speaks Portuguese and Spanish. We feel lucky to have Mo on our team!
Danielle - Financial and Insurance Coordinator
Danielle is born and raised in Chicago and currently resides in Charlotte. She is a passionate and dedicated team member when it comes to helping you achieve your dental needs.
She is good at navigating the details of your dental benefits plan and will help you find ways to receive the treatment you need within your preferences. Outside work, you will find her spending time with her boyfriend riding their motorcycle, cuddling her two cats, or watching the latest NASCAR race.
Emily - Dental Assistant
Emily has four years of dental experience and recently joined our practice. She is passionate about consistently providing the best patient care possible. She uses her caring nature and positive attitude to ensure our patients have the best dental experience.
“My favorite part of being a dental assistant is getting to know the patients and making them feel at ease in the dental chair. It is truly amazing what you can learn from patients by just listening.”
As a native of Mooresville, North Carolina, she loves boating and spending time on Lake Norman with friends and family. Interior Design is her passion, so when time permits, she uses her second degree in transforming spaces.
McKenna - Dental Assistant
McKenna was born and raised in Denver, NC. She is a new member of the Dastrup Team. She is happy to come to work every day 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 them improve their oral health. She likes to spend time with her family and friends in her free time. McKenna also 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 dental profession.
Heather has more than ten years of experience in the dental industry and says that, next to a good challenge, working with her patients is the most rewarding part of her job. Outside work, she loves spending time with her husband and two precious baby boys.