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2514 Cuthbertson Road, Waxhaw, NC 2817
At Young and Polite Children’s Dentistry, our team is committed to teaching the importance of oral health and how to maintain a healthy smile. Our staff has been trained to provide our patients with a once in a lifetime experience that your child won’t forget. Our dentist provide pediatric dental care for patients aged 1 year through 18 years old.
Dr. Lorette Polite-Young, RPh, D.D.S., was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated from Florida A&M University worked for a year in Jacksonville as a registered pharmacist. She attended Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C. for her dental school and pediatric training. After completing her two-year residency, she became a full-time instructor at Howard University College of Dentistry Pediatric Department for a year. Dr. Polite-Young moved to Charlotte, where she worked at a Non-profit pediatric dental office. Dr. Polite-Young opened “Young and Polite Children’s Dentistry” with her husband, Dr. Robert L. Young, Jr. Dr. Polite-Young is an active member of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, National Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Association, American Dental Association, Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Pharmaceutical Association, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Dr. Polite-Young enjoys attending church, reading, shopping , and most of all spending time with her husband and 4 children.
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 academic 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.
Dr. Dali was born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. After graduating from dental school from Manipal College of Dentistry, India, she worked as a General Dentist in Kathmandu for 2 years. She wanted to pursue her further education in the US and she earned her DDS from New York University College of Dentistry. She worked in Des Moines, IA for over 5 years and enjoyed practicing both pediatric and adult dentistry.
She is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Dali has recently moved to Charlotte with her husband and they are excited to embark on a new journey yo make Charlotte their home.
Dr.Makuachukwu Okoye was born in Nigeria and raised in Riverdale, GA. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Biological Sciences.She attended the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University and graduated with her degree of Doctor in Dental Medicine in 2022. Having lived in Georgia most of her life, Dr. Okoye is excited explore the city and make Charlotte hernew home.
Dr. Chimere Callaway a native of Charlotte, recently joined the Young and Polite Children's Dental team. growing up in the South Charlotte area she was very active in many sports with her first sports playing T-ball for the Pineville Community Athletic Association (PCAA). She then competitively went on to play softball for the JUnior PCAA league. Dr. Callaway graduated from South Mecklenburg High School and then gained her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Winston Salem State University.
She moved to Hampton, VA and received her Masters of Science in Medical Science at Hampton University. One year later she matriculated into the School of Dentistry at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN and earned her Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Dr. Callaway returned back to North Carolina and received her certificate of completion for the post-graduate training in Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency program at East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Callaway worked as a General Dentist for 2 years prior to completing her post-graduate specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, New York. She is a board-certified Pediatric Dentist.
Dr. Callaway is a member of the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry. Excited to return home to Charlotte, Dr. Callaway in her spare time enjoys mentoring various programs with local youth, spending time with family friends, working out and playing sports, traveling and is a huge dog lover.
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