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Dr. Steven Hatcher


Dr. Steven Hatcher Dr. Hatcher dedicated his career to improving the lives of patients by providing exceptional smiles. He has created a patient-centered practice with an emphasis on personalized attention. Dr. Hatcher knows that good oral health requires a lifetime commitment to diligent care. He develops lasting relationships to help patients maintain long-term oral wellness.

Academic background


Dr. Hatcher is a University of North Carolina alum, where he majored in biology, and completed undergraduate studies. At UNC, he was awarded a cancer research grant from National Institutes of Health. After graduating from dental school, he began military service at Fort Meade, MD, spending the majority of his time in Washington, DC. Dr. Hatcher has been stationed at Fort Belvoir, the Pentagon, and Fort Meade.

Continuing commitment to learning


In keeping with a professional dedication to current knowledge, Dr. Hatcher regularly attends classes and lectures, and takes full advantage of other educational opportunities.

Active membership in these professional associations allows Dr. Hatcher to stay abreast of the latest developments in dentistry:
  • Academy of General Dentistry (Fellow)
  • American Dental Association
  • Guilford County Dental Society
  • North Carolina Dental Society

Honors and awards


From college years and throughout his career, Dr. Hatcher’s commitment to excellence has been acknowledged with many recognitions and awards, including:
  • Dean’s List UNC – Chapel Hill
  • Commissioned Captain, US Army
  • US Army Health Professions Scholarship
  • Two Army Commendation Medals
  • Army Achievement Medal

Out of the office


Dr. Hatcher is married to Dr. Sona Isharani. They and their daughter Sophie are residents of Greensboro. When Dr. Hatcher isn’t at the office creating stunning smiles, he enjoys time with his family. They like to ski, hike, golf, cook, and travel.


Dr. Sona Isharani


Dr. Sona Isharani Board-certified pediatric dentist, Dr. Isharani, is adored by her patients. As a mother, her expertise in working with children stems from real life experience as well as specialized professional education. “Dr. Sona,” as she is affectionately known to parents and patients, practices with a gentle touch, compassion, and relaxed rapport with children.

Dr. Isharani works hard to create a home-like atmosphere that puts children and parents at ease. She believes in education and preventive care to establish a strong foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles.

Education


Undergraduate, graduate, and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees were earned at University of North Carolina. Dr. Isharani then completed a three-year training program, achieving a certificate in pediatric dentistry from University of Maryland Dental School. She has been caring for Greensboro’s children ever since.

Continuing education and affiliations


University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine’s Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provided Dr. Isharani’s fellowship training. This stringent program included growth and development, behavioral management, and clinical training.

She is currently an active member these professional associations:
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Guildford County Dental Society
  • North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • North Carolina Dental Society

Honors and awards


Dr. Isharani’s many accolades include:
  • Dean’s List at UNC – Chapel Hill
  • Marvin J. Black Community Service Award from UNC Dental School
  • Passionate Leadership Award from Junior League of Greensboro
  • Samuel D. Harris Fellowship, from the National Children’s Oral Health Policy and Advocacy Training of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, (she was the first-ever recipient of this honor)

When the white coat comes off


Away from the office, Dr. Isharani is an active participant in community affairs. She donates time and talent to Christina Smiles, an event that provides free dental care to underprivileged children. Dr. Isharani also serves as a Child Advocate for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s lobby day. She enjoys spending time with family, and her pet hobbies (in addition to volunteerism) are meditation, exercise, travel, and reading. She is married to Dr. Steven Hatcher. They live in Greensboro with their daughter Sophie.


Dr. Mark Hyman


Dr. Mark Hyman Dr. Hyman is a Board-certified dentist and sought-after for his public speaking abilities. He approaches dentistry with warmth, humor, enthusiasm, and dedication. He believes that long-term patient relationships offer the best opportunity to provide high quality dental care.

Dr. Hyman is pleased to apply expertise in family and cosmetic dentistry to help friends and neighbors in the community – after all, he is a Greensboro native! He works with many community events and charitable organizations including Mission of Mercy.

In the media


Dr. Hyman is often a featured guest/expert on WGHP’s morning news. He enjoys on-air appearances on Cindy Farmer’s Your Turn segment as a chance to answer oral health questions.

Educational background


  • Bachelor of Arts from UNC – Chapel Hill
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from UNC School of Dentistry
  • Internship in Israel as a post-graduate volunteer
  • Residency in general practice/oral medicine at UNC’s Chapel Hill Hospital

Affiliations and honors

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Member
  • CEREC Docs Spear Education Scottsdale, AZ, Mentor
  • Guilford County Dental Society, Past President
  • Moses Cone Health System Greensboro, NC, Surgical Staff Member
  • Pankey Institute of Key Biscayne, FL, Instructor
  • University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Academy of General Dentistry, Mastership Award
  • North Carolina Dental Society, Young Dentist of the Year 1995


Natalie


Natalie - Office Administrator Natalie is our knowledgeable and efficient office administrator. She has over two decades of experience, and has developed a wonderful rapport with our patients and their families. She is dedicated to working with our dynamic dental team to enable others to enjoy beautiful, healthy smiles! Although Natalie has called Greensboro her home her entire life, she loves to travel and spend time with family and her grandson.

Bethany


Bethany - Business Assistant Bethany is our Pediatric Office Administrator and, most recently, a dental assistant. Her background is in interior architecture; however, she has fallen in love with the rewarding work of helping children smile. She enjoys getting to know our patients, and watching little smiles grow up. She has a young daughter that helps her relate to the moms and dads that come through the office. She considers herself the HUB of our pediatric dental team. She is committed to helping create a friendly and home-like environment where families will genuinely feel welcome.

Patti McDonald


Patti McDonald - Office Administrator Patti is one of our business assistants and she works hard to help you best utilize your dental insurance benefits. She has worked in the dental field for 15+ years. Patti and her husband live in High Point, NC and have 2 adult daughters. Red is a favorite color in Patti’s household - proud Wolfpack fans!

Jackie


Jackie - Business AssistantJackie is one of our business assistants. She is trained as a dental assistant and worked as such for over ten years in Virginia, before relocating with her husband to Greensboro. She enjoys North Carolina’s warmer winters and spending time with her family.

Robin


Robin - Office Administrator Robin has been in dentistry for 40 years. She graduated from Guilford Technical Community College as a CDA 2. Robin works with our front office team and will likely be the first smile that you see when you come to our office. She and her husband have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.

Amy


Amy - Dental Hygienist Amy loves working with patients and is committed to making sure her patients get the level of care they deserve, to maintain good oral health. She has been a dental hygienist for 10 years and joined Dr. Hatcher and his team in 2015. She is enjoying expanding her skills as a dental hygienist and getting to know her new patients on a personal level.

Marsha


Marsha - Dental Hygienist Marsha has worked in this practice for over 20 years. The doctors and team are wonderful at providing quality care that is comfortable for our patients and gives them the healthy smiles they want. She feels honored to work with such a great group of people, and looks forward to creating positive experiences for all of her patients and their families.

Alisia


Alisia - Dental Hygienist Alisia is one of our very talented dental hygienists. She is from Texas originally but has called North Carolina her home for over 15 years! She lives in Burlington with her husband and two children. Alisia joined our team in 2016. She is committed to providing individualized care for all of our patients. Alisia enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level, while caring for them in a warm and caring environment.

Kelly


Kelly - Dental Hygienist Kelly is also one of our lovely dental hygienists. She has been a hygienist for 9 years and joined our amazing team back in 2016! She is native to North Carolina and loves serving the Greensboro area. Kelly strives to always provide professional and high quality dental care t o all of her patients. She loves getting to know all of her patients and sharing laughs at each appointment.

Ann


Ann - Dental Assistant Ann is a skilled dental assistant and dedicated advocate of oral health. She has 25 years of experience in the medical field, and has worked with Dr. Sona since 2012. Ann enjoys helping children develop and maintain healthy smiles and great hygiene habits. She enjoys working with advanced dental technology to provide the highest level of care possible. When she is not in the office she is an avid part of her grandsons ’lives and enjoys doing fun things with them.

Brittiny


Brittiny - Dental Assistant Brittiny is a dental assistant and native of Mooresville NC. She attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She then went on to Wake Tech in Raleigh where she completed their Dental Assisting Program and earned her CDA in 2010. Brittiny is a mother, and when out of the office she enjoys spending quality time with her daughter. She also is planning the wedding of her dreams and enjoys quality time with the rest of her family and friends.

Jordana


Jordana - Dental Assistant Jordana was born and raised in Mexico City, She moved here in the year 2000 and has been calling North Carolina home since then, She graduated High School in 2005 and attended Wake Technical Community College where she obtained her CDA. In her free time she enjoys reading, music, movies and travel. She has a wonderful 7 year old that is her whole world. Jordana’s favorite thing to do is make people smile. She has enjoys working with this wonderful team and looking forward to helping our patients maintain good oral health.

Erin


Erin - Dental Assistant Erin was born and raised in Winston-Salem. She graduated from RJ Reynolds High School in 2009 and obtained her dental assistant degree at Guilford Technical Community College in 2015. When she is not volunteering, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her fur baby Rigley. She loves being outdoors and hopes to travel the world someday. Erin has a bubbly personality and the kids really love her!

Tina


Tina - CDA Tina has been a dental assistant since 1995. In our office she assists the doctors, as well as, coordinates treatment for our patients. Her and her husband Rob both love and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren. Tina enjoys working alongside Dr. Sona and her dental family. She enjoys working with children and providing them with optimal care. She loves to hear children tell their stories as they are funny and insightful.

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Dr. Steven L. Hatcher, DDS, FAGD
Reviewed by Andrea S

I had never been to this office and had an emergency this morning - my regular dentist was out of town - and I can't say enough about how well my 8 yr old was attended to by Dr. Sona!! Last night he lost about half of a front permanent tooth and she repaired it and gave great care and comfort to him and me! She is highly skilled and caring!


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by  Ellie D
Alisia did a beautiful job in cleaning Mike's teeth. I watched every move. Had concerns how he would respond but it all went well. Her recommendation for another visit in 3 months is exactly what I think he needs as well. God Bless All of you & the staff

Ellie D


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by  Heather K
I have been a patient of Dr. Hatcher's for almost 4 years and enjoy the helpfulness and positivity of the entire staff. My cleanings, X-ray experience, and procedures have been thorough and beneficial to maintaining my health. Dr. Hatcher and his entire staff are wonderful to work with through dental anxiety. My fiance has had a deep fear of dentistry for many years. Dr. Hatcher's staff was very understanding and accommodating to his needs. They worked with him through the X-Ray and exam process and ensured his comfort with what was happening. On the day of oral surgery, the staff was very helpful and ensured he was comfortable and properly sedated during the procedure. They kept me informed of what was happening. They were very helpful to ensure that his pain was managed, we were informed, and proper healing was occurring. He doesn't remember the procedure itself, which is good. This has alleviated his fears to the extent that he is ready for future procedures and the overall health that they bring. Thank you for all that you do to bring quality dental care to your patients with the needs a whole person approach.

Heather K


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by Tamara S
I've been going to Dr. Hatcher for a long time and will NEVER leave this practice. It's one of the most professional and personable practices there is. Wonderful dental care and wonderful staff.

Tamara S


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by Collins P
My 2 1/2 year old would not open up her mouth or have anyone look at her teeth until we saw Dr. Sona. She LOVED it and is still talking about her pink tooth crown from her check-up!

Collins P


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by Jennifer A
Took my mother to see Dr Hatcher, him and everyone in his office was amazing. They actually care about their patients and the well being of them. I refuse to ever go to another dentist and I will recommend him to everyone I meet. Thank you so much for all your help!!! A++++++++++

Jennifer A


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by Kaye P
The doctor and team are amazing. They take their time to get to know you and find out what is important to you. Wonderful experience with a great office that is so professional and knowledgeable! Highly recommend!

Kaye P


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by  Nichole C
Dr Hatcher is very talented. The entire team listens and cares. It's wonderful that I can go to the dentist and not feel judged anymore. Thank you Dr Hatcher!

Nichole C


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by  Samantha M
Dr. Hatcher and his staff are a wonderful group of people. He is knowledgeable, kind, compassionate and an overall excellent provider.

Samantha M


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by Tracey H
Dr. Hatcher's practice philosophy is unique, unlike any other dental office in the area. He takes time to get to know his patients and you actually get greeted by name and a handshake! He is up on the latest techniques and his passion shows. Highly recommend Dr. Hatcher and team.

Tracey H


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by Anonymous
I just wanted to say that Dr. Sona is awesome! Thanks so much for working with our patients. Your services are so very much needed and we are extremely appreciative!

Dr. Cheneta MacDonald, DDS
Guilford County, Department of Health and Human Services


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by Anonymous
Not only is Dr. Sona and her staff knowledgeable and friendly, but they listen to the patient’s needs to ensure a pleasant and productive visit. Thank you!

Anonymous


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by Cameron F.
We took our almost 3 year old daughter in for her first "official" checkup. She had gone to my dentist office a few months ago, but would not open her mouth. Dr. Sona and Brittany were awesome with our daughter and she did great this time. Luckily, no cavities! All of the staff that we met were pleasant and welcoming. Happy to have been recommended here.

Cameron F.


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by A. Cheek
We love Dr. Sona!

A. Cheek


Rating: 5 Dentist Greensboro -  Five Star review added by Ian G.
The staff were extremely helpful during all phases of planning, everyone demonstrated the hightest level of professionalism, and the procedure went off without a hitch (as far as I can tell, though I may have tried to bite someone while under anaesthetic. I hate the dentist office THAT much!) I am looking forward to my next visit, which is a never-heard-before statement regarding dental visits. Dr. Hatcher and the staff provided a level of customer concern and care that I've never experienced anywhere else, especially in a dental office. Kudos to all of you for a job well done, and for transforming what I'd considered to be a fate worse than death into a pain free, pleasant, and even fun experience!

Ian G.


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Been going to this office many years!! Love the staff, they always take good care of me!!

D R Hashem


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My first visit to Dr. Hatcher went great! The whole staff was really nice and very organized. You can tell the importance they place on customer service, it shows! Everything in the office was updated and comfortable, which was great. I would highly recommend Dr. Hatcher and his practice to anyone in the area.

Allyson W.


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Once again, I have just returned from a stress free, pain free trip to "the dentist". That's because MY dentist is Dr. Steven Hatcher in Greensboro, NC. His entire staff is so friendly and personal that I never feel rushed or like I am just another patient. Today I got the special treatment of actually getting to have bite wing x-rays, something my severe gag reflex has prohibited me from having in many many years. Dr. Hatcher has state of the art digital equipment that is available for use on patients like me. Thank you for a great cleaning and for your patience with me. I am all smiles! :)

Marilyn M.


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Excellent patient care, from all the staff. Gentle, friendly and professional.

Earl T.


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They did a great job with my cleaning. Very thorough and it’s always nice to hear Doctor Hatcher say “ You’re in good shape, Bernie.” WOO HOO!

Bernie H.


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Very professional and friendly staff. Dr Hatcher is very approachable and friendly. Everyone there makes you feel comfortable and calm while visiting a place that is probably not near the top of anyone's favorite places to visit list.

Brian G.


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Dr. Hatcher and his staff are terrific people, they make you feel comfortable the moment you walk through the door. I'm terrified of the dentist but for whatever reason I felt very at ease in their office.

Denise M.


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Okay, I'm not a huge fan of visits to the dentist, but I have NEVER had a bad experience in your office! I had been a former patient of Dr. Grubb, so I was a bit concerned when I heard he was retiring. No need to worry about that any more.. I’d recommend your practice to anyone!

Leigh O.


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Prompt appointments. Friendly staff. Quality work. Available if you need them. Quick without being rushed. What more can you ask for in a dentist?

Bill M.


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The staff not only exceed my expectations for my personal dental care, but they provided wonderful care for my children. I don't have to worry about my children fearing dental care, they now look forward to it. Thank you so much!!!

Ashley T.


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Best Dentist and staff in Greensboro!

Dale S.


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very professional and personable staff, Felt very relaxed and comfortable with everyone. Dr. Hatcher exceeded my expectations with his obvious fund of knowledge and compassion.

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Excellence is the result of preparation, you folks alway get it right. I recommend anyone looking for Dental care to see you first.

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Dr. Sona J. Isharani has a real gift for working with children. She also is wonderful at walking through every aspect of infant dental care with her patients parents.

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