Dr Chichetti

Joe Chichetti, DMD

Dr. Chichetti earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville (Louisville, Kentucky) in 2007. While at Louisville, Dr. Chichetti finished in the top of his class, enabling him to utilize his accomplishment to become a part of an optional post graduate residency at Wake Forest Baptist School of Medicine, where he was chief resident in his final year. While in residency, Dr. Chichetti treated a broad spectrum of medically compromised patients as well as patients with trauma to the teeth and jaw. Throughout the residency, Dr. Chichetti also received extensive training in many other facets of dentistry, including dental aesthetics and cosmetic dentistry.

After residency, Dr. Chichetti was appointed faculty at Wake Forest School of Medicine. In this role he was the attending Dentist for dental residents in the hospital clinic as well as in an operating room environment. It was also at this time that Dr. Chichetti started private practice in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he helped grow a special practice for three years. Dr. Chichetti is an active member of numerous local and national dental associations. Dr. Chichetti annually receives continuing education in all areas of dentistry in an effort to provide the best available techniques when caring for his patients.

After high school in Tallahassee, Florida, Dr. Chichetti attended Elon University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and was a scholarship athlete on the baseball team. Following graduation at Elon, Dr. Chichetti was awarded a fellowship from the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, where he researched genetic epidemiology for two years.

Dr. Chichetti enjoys spending his free time with His wife Amy, their son Jake, their daughter Emily, and their dog Charlie. Together they enjoy the outdoors, sports, and are avid football fans.

Reena Patel, DDS

Dr. Reena Patel was born and raised in Virginia. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and graduated, Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 2007. She attended a 2-year general practice residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, where she was a co-chief resident.

Dr. Patel practiced dentistry for over 13 years in Winston Salem and in 2020 she moved to Charlotte and joined Chichetti and Patel Dental Wellness as a partner/co-owner.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, CDOCS, and Spear Education. Dr. Patel completes over 50 hours annually of continuing education to ensure she is always delivering the best care.

Dr. Patel’s goal as a dentist is to better the overall quality of her patient’s health through modern technology and her comprehensive approach.

She is married to her husband, Chirag, an IT executive and they have two daughters. Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, spending time with family, being outdoors, walking, reading, skiing, and watching movies.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Chichetti and Dr. Patel are proud to present our fantastic dental team! Warm and welcoming, our team of dental professionals always put our patients first. We have individuals who speak Spanish and are happy to help you with your smile through our compassionate and kind care. Read about us and our dental care in Charlotte, North Carolina, below, and call Chichetti and Patel Dental Wellness at 704-233-3430 to schedule a visit with our dentists.

Sheri

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sheri joined our team in 1998! She graduated from Macomb College in 1984 with an associate degree in dental assisting II. She later attended the Central Piedmont Community College dental hygiene program, which she graduated from in 1998 and was awarded the Golden Scaler Award.

Sheri likes being a part of a team that always has the best internet of our patients! We work together with top quality products and up-to-date technology. She always tries to do her best with our patients and coworkers and to follow the lead of our bosses. She contributes to our success by learning new products and procedures through continuing education courses so that she can pass the information on to our patients. Sheri feels very blessed to have worked for this practice for over 20 years. She plans to continue on with her career here at Chichetti and Patel Dental Wellness and cannot imagine working anywhere else!

Sheri has been marred to her husband, Phill, for over 30 years! In her free time, she and her husband love spending time on the water. They enjoy boating and jet skiing every chance they get. They also enjoy camping, hiking and spending time with their family.

Angela

Registered Dental Hygienist

Angela joined us in 2020. She received her associate degree in dental hygiene from Central Piedmont Community College.

She likes being part of our team and contributes by putting in 100% effort and having a great attitude. She treats our patients like they are family.

Angela is married and has two children. She loves spending time with family and friends, traveling, shopping, and going swimming.

Devin

Registered Dental Hygienist

Devin joined us in January of 2022! He received his Associate of Science degree from Cleveland Community College and also received his Associate in Applied Science in dental hygiene from Central Piedmont Community College.

Devin likes the friendliness of our staff and our work ethic! He contributes to our practice by providing great patient-centered care and education.

He has two dogs: Zoey and Jack. His hobbies include cooking, baking and car detailing. Devin is currently finishing his Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene at Old Dominion University.

Benite

Dental Assistant II/Clinical Team Lead

Benite became a part of our practice in October of 2019. She attended Forsyth Technical Community College, which she graduated from in 2011. She worked as a dental assistant in New York for seven years prior to going into the program.

Benite likes that we genuinely care about patient care and comfort and making sure they are happy with their treatments and results. She helps our office by showing up and being ready to work! She strives to do the best she can every day.

Benite loves to read, exercise, do yoga and travel.

Ashlyn

Dental Assistant

Ashlyn started at our office in May 2022. She graduated from Charlotte Dental Assistant School in November 2017. She loves working at this practice because she gets to make patients smile, provide them the best experience and be a part of an amazing team. Ashlyn is always a team player and makes patients’ day.

Ashlyn is married to her husband, Dillion, and she has a son named Logan, two cats and a dog. Outside of the office, she enjoys reading self help books, listening to podcasts and traveling to the mountains.

Esmeralda

Dental Assistant

Esmeralda joined our office in August of 2021. She studied at Lake Wylie School of Dental Assisting, which she graduated from in 2019. Esmeralda like our team and doctor dynamic and loves how everyone treats our patients with so much love and care. She helps provide patient care and safety, as well as support for our dentist.

Her hobbies include running and traveling!

Amy

Practice Director

Amy officially joined our practice in 2018 to help Dr. Chichetti run the business so he could focus on the clinical care of his patients. She graduated in 1999 from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in business administration. Amy has experience in many aspects of business operations and management.

Her goal to help our practice succeed is to execute an exceptional patient experience and create a high-performing team. She manages the business operation, HR and overall business strategy.

Amy is married to Dr. Chichetti, and they have a son and daughter. When not at the office, she enjoys doing yoga, hiking and hanging with the family.

Samantha

Treatment Coordinator

We welcomed Samantha to our office in 2021. Samantha has been in the customer service field for over 10 years! She started in dentistry in 2017 and found that she has a passion for dentistry and helping patients receive their treatments needs.

Samantha likes creating genuine relationships with our patients and getting to watch how dentistry transforms their lives. She contributes to the success of our practice by helping patients coordinate their treatment and answering any financial questions. Samantha is always looking to grow and learn and continue her education to help patients maximize their treatment needs.

Samantha and her fiancé have a son and two dogs, which they love very much. When not at work, she loves to hike, paint and spend time with family.

Jenna

Patient Care Coordinator

We were happy to have Jenna join us in March of 2022! Jenna is currently an exercise science major and is in her last year at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

She finds it very fascinating to learn about the dentist practice codes and the number of each tooth. She also enjoys learning the meaning of each treatment while helping with our patient’s needs. Jenna contributes by answering questions about appointments and scheduling the best fit for the patient and our team. She also answers phones and calls our patients confirm their appointments, while communicating about payments and the procedures they are paying for.

Originally from Michigan, Jenna is the oldest of three siblings, with a sister and a brother. She enjoys cooking, going to the gym, hiking with her puppy (a chocolate lab), and taking mini vacations to the beach with her siblings. Fun fact: her favorite color is teal, and she loves coffee.

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