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Ava Cherry, DMD

Mallard Creek Family Dentistry
Map3010 Baucom Road
Suite 200

Charlotte, NC 28269


As soon as you walk into the office at Mallard Creek Family Dentistry, you immediately feel welcome in a practice known for its family atmosphere and delivering the highest level of care in the Charlotte region. Dr. Melissa Gustafson, Dr. Ava Cherry and their outstanding staff offer personalized, comprehensive care in the most comfortable, relaxed environment.

Patients fully recognize the excellence of the staff and care. Of 750 patient reviews on the practice website, about 90 percent gave Mallard Creek Family Dentistry a five-star (highest) rating and 98 percent said they would refer family and friends to the practice.

“The best staff on the planet … period!” patient Jeffrey Daniels says. “Thank you very much for making my whole family feel like we are part of your family.”

Providing a full spectrum of care options, Mallard Creek offers cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, Zoom whitening, crowns, bridges, implants, and Invisalign orthodontics. In its bright, beautiful, state-of-the-art office, the practice also provides digital radiography and intraoral cameras that take high-resolution photos of patients’ teeth.

Dr. Gustafson, who earned her doctorate of dental surgery from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, stays at the top of her profession by attending numerous continuing education courses each year in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Cherry earned her doctor of dental medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. During her residency at Carolinas Medical Center, she gained experience treating patients with special health care needs and complex medical conditions.

Patient relationships couldn’t be more important to the Mallard Creek doctors and staff, who are passionate about fulfilling the dental wants and needs of every patient.

“All the people at Mallard Creek Family Dental are super people,” patient Ted Davis says. “They definitely care about everyone and make everyone feel at ease. I would highly recommend them to anyone.”

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