About Us

SouthPark Pediatric Dentistry specializes in treating children from infancy through their teenage years and children with special health care needs in the Charlotte area.

Our team consists of experts in children’s dentistry who will listen to your concerns and answer any questions about your child’s oral health while providing you with the necessary information to make informed decisions.

Children’s dental care is an essential part of maintaining a child’s overall health. At SouthPark Pediatric, we strive to create an overall positive experience by making your child’s visit to the dentist fun and educational. Our goal is to be your kid’s dentist through the teenage years by providing beautiful smiles, in a safe and inviting dental environment that children and teenagers will love to visit. View our children’s dental website and contact us to schedule an appointment by sending us a message, giving us a call, or just stopping by our office. We look forward to meeting both you and your family soon.

Why a Pediatric Dentist?

Pediatric dentists have trained to become children’s dentists by continuing with an additional two to three years of specialized training following dental school. Pediatric dentists focus solely on children’s dental care starting at the stage infancy and continuing through their teenage years. Our doctors are specially trained to ensure that your child’s first dental experiences child builds confidence and knowledge, therefore creating a great precedent for the future of a child’s dental health.

Very young children, preteens, teens, and patients with special needs all have different needs. Our team of pediatric dentists will develop individualized approaches in dealing with their behavior, guiding their dental growth and development, and helping them avoid future dental problems. Pediatric dentists are best qualified to determine and meet these needs.

Our top priority is caring for your child’s dental health through
education, prevention, positive motivation, and quality treatment.

Meet Our Doctors

Our top priority is caring for your child’s oral health through
education, prevention, positive motivation and quality treatment.

We truly enjoy working with and teaching children. Our passion and enthusiasm for teaching kids the skills necessary for excellent oral health is seen through the fun and energetic environment created for our patients.
We hope to make every experience a positive one for our patients, and we hope that through positive reinforcement and motivation we can encourage patients and parents to invest in excellent oral health.

membership associations

ada Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry North Carolina Dental Society North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry


Meet Our Anesthesiologist

Dr. Charles F. Cangemi, JR, DDS, MS

cangemiDr. Cangemi completed dental school at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, where he received the Grover C. Hunter Jr. Award for academic and clinical excellence in Periodontics. He then completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry, also at the University of North Carolina..

Dr. Cangemi provides anesthesiology services for General Dentists, Pediatric Dentists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and other Dental Specialists for a wide variety of dental, pediatric dental, maxillofacial and facial cosmetic surgical procedures.

Dr. Cangemi is a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, an American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Fellow, a member of the Anesthesia Advisory Committee and an Anesthesia Examiner for the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners, an author of publications in dental and anesthesiology journals, and an anesthesia lecturer. He is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Basic Life Support.


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You were fantastic. Made TJ feel at ease and I would highly recommend you to anyone!!
-TJ’s Mom
We had the best experience. Everyone was so friendly and professional. I was very impressed and appreciated the treats and balloons for the boys. Thank you for providing such great care.
-Wilkes’ Mom
The entire staff was super caring and took my son’s special needs into consideration.
-Damien’s Mom
Loved this office! So warm and friendly. The doctor was very knowledgeable and easy to understand. Thanks!
-Zander’s mom
The hygienists are always so sweet and patient with the little ones! Dr. Cooke is wonderful and puts the kids at ease. We always look forward to our visit here. Thank you.
-Parker’s Mom
We love you guys!! You are awesome and our son LOVES coming! He was so excited to brush his teeth that evening!! =)
-Christopher’s Mom
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2700 Coltsgate Rd, Suite 204 | Charlotte, NC 28211

Monday – Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
8:00 am – 2:00 pm

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