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Great Lakes Family Dental Group - Charlotte

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Priyanka Watwe

Dr. Priyanka Watwe

Dr. Priyanka Watwe loves to see her patients’ bright, smiling faces everyday, as it is a constant reminder of why she chose to be a dentist. Even before starting her undergraduate education at Michigan State University, Dr. Watwe knew dentistry was the career path she wanted to pursue. Dr. Watwe found dentistry to be a great way to help people return to health while also using her artistic skills to design flawless restorations. The most rewarding aspect of dentistry for Dr. Watwe is being able to see people leave her office more confident, healthier, and happier.

Dr. Watwe was born in Mumbai, India but was raised in Livonia, Michigan from the time she was 5 years old. She attained her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from MSU and went on to graduate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Dr. Watwe then chose to receive advanced training at a General Practice Residency program at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. This program focused on providing comprehensive dental treatment to medically compromised patients, allowing Dr. Watwe to strengthen her skills in oral surgery, endodontics and basic restorative dentistry. After this one year program, she gained valuable experience practicing in a well-known private practice in Dayton, Ohio for 3 years. Dr. Watwe and her husband are very excited to return to her home state of Michigan to be closer to family and friends. She also looks forward to serving her community to the best of her abilities.

Dr. Mapes

Dr. Kala Mapes

Dr. Mapes was born and raised in Wixom, Michigan. She knew at a young age that she was going to be a dentist because of her passion for art, science, and oral health. Dr. Mapes loves that she is able to give back to others by helping to create a healthy and happy smile! She earned her bachelor’s degree from Albion College in Michigan and went on to obtain a master’s degree from Barry University in Hollywood, Florida. She was happy to return to her home state to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy. Dr. Mapes is very fond of the Charlotte community and has thoroughly enjoyed her patients there. In her free time, Dr. Mapes enjoys running, paddle-boarding, playing the clarinet, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. C. Patrick Gray

Dr. C. Patrick Gray

Dr. C. Patrick Gray graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Science degree. He received many honors and awards. Dr. Gray is a member of the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association. Dentistry is Dr. Gray’s passion, and he shows this every day in the personal care he gives to his patients and the generosity he extends to the community. Dr. C. Patrick Gray has taken many advanced dental courses to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques. He is a general dentist who also treats TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction), orthodontics, endodontics, and many surgical procedures, including wisdom teeth extractions. Dr. C. Patrick Gray is happily married and has six beautiful children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, health and fitness, and is an avid University of Michigan football fan.

Dr. C. Patrick Gray’s Awards:

  • Alpha Omega Fraternity – for excellence in scholarship for attaining the highest school scholastic standing in his four years of dental study at the University of Michigan Dental School Ormirron
  • Kappa Epsilon – honorary dental society Phi Kappa Phi – member of the honor society Wilfrid T.
  • Dempster Memorial Award – for excellence in Freshman Dental Anatomy

Dr. C. Patrick Gray’s Certifications:

  • United States Dental Institute
  • The American Academy of Head, Facial and Neck Pain and TMJ Orthopedics
  • International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics