Dr. Subodh Gurung, DMD
General Dentist in Durham, NC
Patient-focused dentist seeking to contribute skills and compassion in a dynamic dental office. Hailing from the country with tall mountains and birthplace of Lord Buddha, Nepal, Dr. Gurung moved to the United States in 2011, with the dreams and aspirations to grow further and broaden his horizons. Dr. Gurung served his home country for nearly 2 years, before his big move. After completing his Advanced Standing DMD program from U of Illinois at Chicago in 2016, he accepted a position in a fast-paced dental office, in a small town in South Carolina. Now, he wants to move close to family and embrace what North Carolina has to offer.
Apart from the bread and butter of General Dentistry, Dr. Gurung holds a keen interest in implant dentistry. Last year, he completed a Comprehensive course in Implant dentistry at Augusta University, backed by the prestigious AAID. He is looking forward to serving the Hopemills area with his years of expertise in General dentistry and life experiences, and form a long-term relationship with the community and its people. In his free time, he loves to hang out with his niece and nephew, go out on hiking, travel and try out new restaurants.
Pratik Gupta, DDS
General Dentist in Durham, NC
Dr. Gupta is an International dentist from Gujarat, India. He lives in Durham and recently moved from Green Bay, Wisconsin where he worked as a dentist. He completed his dental program from India in 2011 and worked for over a year before moving to the USA. To better understand the needs of a community along with his desire to help people, he followed his dental degree with a Masters in Public Health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), Fort Worth, Texas. Right after finishing his program, he moved to California to study at the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles for his dental degree in the advanced standing program. Learning from two different countries helps him to understand culturally different populations and needs. He is professionally associated with the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Some of his Academic accomplishments also include:
- BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery ) India
- MPH (Masters in Public Health – Biostatistics)
- CPH (Certified in Public Health)
- DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Gupta cares about the patient’s needs and concerns. One of the most important things he focuses on is to make sure every single patient loves going to a dentist rather than otherwise. He has a particularly appreciable skill in handling the pediatric population and allays their fears with different behavior modification techniques so they do not avoid future dental appointments. He is also passionate about helping a patient to smile comfortably, whilst emphasizing on cosmetic and functional components. He is highly motivated and experienced and provides comprehensive dental care to all patients.
In his past time, he likes to read, hike, do photography and CrossFit. He also loves to spend time with his wife and explore places.