We Are Proud of Our Doctors  !

Experience.  Honesty.  Quality.

Experience, honesty, and quality...That pretty much says it all regarding our Doctors and staff. At South Point Family Dentistry our mission is simple. We want to treat you just like you are a member of our family. In fact, when you become a patient here at South Point Family Dentistry, you do become a part of our valued dental family. Our dental practice started over 40 years ago, founded by people who grew up here in Gaston County. We ALL care about you and your family ! Let us show you and be your hometown dentist !!

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Gary McCord

Dr. Gary McCord of South Point Family Dentistry is a proud Gaston County native. Dr. McCord treats his patients with care, focusing on comfort and high quality.

He graduated with Honors in Pre-Med from North Carolina State University. Dr. McCord then graduated from Emory University School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (D.D.S.). The Following year, Dr. McCord was chosen to serve an additional year of advanced training in the Dental Residency Program at Charlotte Memorial Hospital, now known as Carolinas Medical Center – Atrium.

Dr. McCord is an active member of the Belmont Rotary Club and enjoys history and aviation.

Dr. Christopher Maino

Dr. Christopher Maino was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He came to North Carolina after practicing dentistry in Michigan for over 20 years. Dr. Maino is willing and eager to listen to his patients, and to help them solve their dental needs together.

He finished his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. He then attended and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Maino was selected for advanced training and attended the General Practice Residency at The Medical College of Ohio.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Maino enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Many of his favorite activities include golf, hockey, exercise and cooking.

Dr. Ashley Starr

Dr. Ashley Starr was born in Florida and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Since age 10, Dr. Starr said she would be a dentist.  She enjoys treating both adults and children and strives to make every appointment a positive experience. 

Dr. Starr attended Wake Forest University for her undergraduate studies with majors in both Physics and Chemistry.  She went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  After graduating she practiced in Greenville, NC at both an adult office and a pediatric office. 

Dr. Starr enjoys spending time with her family, on the lake, and with a good book. 

Dr. Matthew Rodda

Dr. Matthew Rodda grew up in Upstate New York. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. After graduation, he pursued further education by completing a General Practice Residency in Dentistry at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, New York. Through this training, Dr. Rodda gained extensive knowledge in state-of-the-art general dentistry and treating medically complex patients.

Dr. Rodda prides himself on providing personalized, comfortable, and high-quality care. He works hard to ensure his patients are educated and understand all their treatment options, so they may choose the best way to reach their dental health goals. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and provides a broad range of treatment services. Dr. Rodda is routinely engaged in continuing education and stays up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, Charlotte Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and Spear Education.

Dr. Rodda is excited to be a part of the Charlotte, North Carolina community. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his fiancé Dana, family, and friends. Some of his favorite activities include exercising, exploring the outdoors, traveling, playing guitar, and listening to live music.

Dr. James Clark

Dr. Clark was born and raised in small town of Seneca Falls, nestled in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate NY. He attended Bucknell University for his undergraduate studies where he received a degree in Biology.  After earning his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from New York University, he advanced his education with a General Practice Residency at the University of Rochester. Dr. Clark has finally settled in Charlotte and is excited to provide his experience and quality care to his patients. When he is not working, Dr. Clark enjoys soccer - he is currently looking to join a soccer league in the area, running and exploring the mountains and beaches of North Carolina with his wife. 

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Drs. Gary McCord, Christopher Maino, Ashley Starr, and Dr. Matthew Rodda are highly trained dentists who combine advanced training and compassionate care to help patients of all ages achieve healthy, beautiful smiles. They are affiliated with prestigious organizations, including:

  • American Dental Association
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry

We work with most insurance plans and offer financing. To visit our office, request an appointment online or call us at (704) 825-5111.

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