Dr. Robert L. Young Jr., D.D.S., was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from Olympic High School. he matriculated to a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. After graduation, Dr. Young taught 7th and 8th grade math and science for a year at Henderson Middle School in Henderson, North Carolina. He attended Howard University School of Dentistry and earned his Doctor of Dental surgery. He completed his general practice residency in Washington, D.C.He completed an additional two years of Pediatric Dental training at Howard University. While completing his pediatric dental training, Dr Young was awarded the, “Pediatric Dental Excellent Award”, which was awarded to the Dental Student with the highest acadenic average in Pediatric Dentistry. After completing his pediatric dental training, Dr. Young moved back to Charlotte. Later Dr. Young opened “Young and Polite Children’s Dentistry” with his wife Dr. Lorette Polite-Young. They have been listed as one of America’s Top Dentists in Pediatric Dentistry in the 2012 edition of Guide to America’s Top Dentists. Dr. Young is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, National Dental Association, American Dental Association, Charlotte Dental Society, and Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Young enjoys spending time with his 4 children and wife, traveling, reading, watching movies, and cheering on his favorite sports team.