Meet Dr Straughan
Dr. Straughan is a general dentist who has been practicing for over seven years. He graduated from Athens, GA where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Georgia. He continued to pursue this profession at the College of Dental Medicine in Augusta, GA. He graduated from dental school in the top 10% of his graduating class, being awarded membership into the Phi Kappa Phi National Dental Honor Society. He furthered his education at a one-year General Practice Residency program in Charlotte, NC at Carolinas Medical Center Hospital. There he increased his knowledge of endodontics, oral surgery, medically complex patients, and emergency patients.
Along with his background experience, Dr. Straughan has spent time being actively involved in the American Dental Association, staying up to date on policies and changes throughout the dental field. He has also been involved in Medical Campus Outreach, a program that reaches out to the community domestic and abroad. He went on two mission trips to Trinidad and Africa to help those in need without access to any form of medical care. He has been an active participant in Missions of Mercy “MOM” clinics in Georgia and North Carolina for underserved patients. He has continued to be active in Continuing education courses, staying up to date on cutting edge technology.
Dr. Straughan is credentialed for dual board certification that certifies him to practice in all 50 states of the United States. He is certified in Invisalign, practices implant placement and molar root canals as well as staying active with current technology on restorative dentistry such as the CEREC 3D crowns. He is married to his wife, Jessica, since May of 2018. They live in Charlotte and have a 2-year-old son named Grayson and a French Bulldog named Winnie. Dr. Straughan enjoys everything Charlotte offers and is excited to start building a home at Renew Dental Arts and build on Dr. Klein’s amazing foundation. Dr. Straughan loves funky socks, playing golf, watching the Panthers and his beloved Bulldogs.