Experienced Doctors Who Care

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

Dr. Stephen Merrell DMD

Dr. Stephen Merrell 

Dr. Stephen Merrell of South Point Family Dentistry is a proud native of Hendersonville, NC. Born to be a dentist, his father and two brothers are also dentists. Whether one needs a simple filling or a complete smile makeover, Dr. Merrell will provide excellent treatment in a compassionate and caring manner. Dr. Merrell loves taking care of folks here in Belmont.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University. Dr. Merrell received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Nova Southeastern University School of Dentistry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a member of American Dental Association.
Dr. Merrell enjoys travel, fitness and is an avid golfer.

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. Stephen Merrell DMD
We are proud to hold the Voter's Choice Award for 
"The Best Local Dentist" 
in 2007, 2008, and 2009!

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