Meet our team

Susan Ford, Receptionist/Office Manager Read Bio

Susan earned her CMA from Kings College in 1983 and joined our staff in 1984. She’s a certified medical assistant who keeps our office running smoothly. Susan is a Paul Harris Fellow in Rotary International and a deacon at Bethel Presbyterian Church. She enjoys the patient interaction her job allows and helps patients understand scheduling, billing, insurance, and more. Susan is married and has a daughter attending Appalachian State. When not at the office, she devotes her time to her church and...Read More

Patricia Anderson, Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Patti received her dental hygiene degree from Armstrong State College in Savannah, GA and is currently pursuing a BA in health communication at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She began active practice in 1982 and joined our team in 2003. Patti truly loves interacting with patients and building lasting patient relationships. She’s married with two grown sons. Outside the office, Patti enjoys cycling, Pilates, walking, hiking, traveling, photography, and reading.

Kathy Barbee, Dental Assistant 2 Read Bio

Kathy graduated from the dental assisting program at Central Piedmont Community College – Charlotte in 1974 and has been with our team since 1987. Her passion is patient care, and she serves an integral role in assisting Dr. Peery in a broad range of procedures. Kathy is married with one daughter and is soon to be a grandmother! She likes to read, craft, and spend time with her family. She’s also a Panther football fan.

Penny Beaver, Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Penny received her dental hygiene degree from Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, NC in 1983 and joined our practice in 2013. She was destined for a career in dentistry, given that her father was a dentist in High Point for more than 50 years, working side by side with her mother who doubled as an office manager and a dental assistant. Penny has an adult daughter and enjoys cooking, walking, reading, and her pets.

Laura Cuthbertson, Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Laura received her dental hygiene degree from Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, NC in 1973 and has been working in our office since 1989. Laura is an active member of the Metrolina Dental Hygiene Society, American Dental Hygienists’ Association, North Carolina Dental Hygiene Association, and North Carolina Dental Hygiene Academy of Advanced Studies. She values the opportunity to work closely with patients to provide compassionate care focused on long-lasting oral health. Married with two son...Read More

Murtuza Shah-Khan , DDS PLLC General Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Shah-Khan was born in Morganton, NC. He holds an undergraduate degree from UNC and a masters degrees from UNCC. Dr. Shah-Khan received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UNC Chapel Hill, one of the top tier dental schools in the country, and has been practicing dentistry in Charlotte for the past three years. His wife Elizabeth is a Charlotte native, and they are busy with twin 4-year-old boys Max and Gray, and their dog Sam. Dr. Shah-Khan’s older brother also practices dentistry in...Read More

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At Dr. Murtuza Shah-Khan, DDS we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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