Meet Our Doctors

  • Simon Adir, DDS
    Simon Adir, DDS

    Dr. Adir is a general dentist who was born in Jerusalem, Israel and moved to the U.S. with his family at the age of eight. He grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where he finished high school, graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1982, and went on to graduate from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore.

    Dr. Adir started his career in private practice just outside Washington, DC, before moving to South Florida, where he practiced for 22 years. During that time, he took the opportunity to expand his dental skills through numerous continuing education courses including cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign™ certification, and extensive restorative, implant, and endodontic (root canal) training. In 2009, Dr. Adir moved to Charlotte. He continues to attend continuing education courses in order to be able to provide his patients with the latest, most up-to-date dental care. He is a member of the National Academy of General Dentistry and the North Carolina Academy of General Dentistry.

    Dr. Adir has a patient-centric philosophy. He feels it is of the utmost importance that each and every patient is fully involved in every aspect of their dental care, so he answers all questions and takes the time to explain all treatment options. Dr. Adir treats his patients the same way he would like to be treated, providing the best quality and customer service the dental field has to offer.

  • Dana J Clapsaddle, DDS
    Dana J Clapsaddle, DDS

    Dr. Dana J. Clapsaddle was born and raised in Westchester, New York and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honors from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. She completed her general practice residency at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT, where she was awarded, “Resident of the Year,” and received recognition in oral surgery.

    She is a member of the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Clapsaddle keeps up to date with the latest dental literature and is actively pursuing a Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry. When away from the office, Dr. Clapsaddle loves to stay active with HIIT, running, and hiking. She enjoys exploring Charlotte and creating art in her spare time.

    Dr. Clapsaddle is a general dentist who renders all areas of care centered on your health, comfort and trust. She enjoys meeting all of your dental needs from crown and bridge, root canals, dentures, and fillings to implant dentistry and most extractions. Dr. Clapsaddle has worked in private practice as well as hospital-based dentistry. She has served as a residency program attending dentist and was voted 2019’s “Attending of the Year.” Just as she taught her resident dentists, she believes in educating and empowering her patients while maintaining healthy smiles.

  • Dr. Marshal Earnest
    Dr. Marshal Earnest

    Dr. Marshal Earnest grew up in Mooresville, NC and received his undergraduate degree in Biology from University of North Carolina Wilmington. Following graduation, he moved to Florida and completed his dental training at LECOM School of Dental Medicine. After graduation, Dr .Earnest completed a year long General Practice Residency at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut. While in residency, he received advanced training in all aspects of General Dentistry, as well as taking call for dental and facial trauma in the emergency room.

    Dr. Earnest is a member of the American Dental Association, as well as the North Carolina Dental Society. He has taken continuing education courses at the esteemed Dawson Academy, understanding and treating TMJ disorders, as well as obtaining Invisalign certification. In his free time he enjoys running, hiking, SCUBA, beach volleyball and calligraphy.

    Dr. Earnest has worked in private practice in Florida since completing residency training and is excited to have moved back to his home state of North Carolina! He approaches all patients in a gentle, non-judgmental, caring manner to make every patient feel comfortable. His goal is to provide the highest quality care, while building a trusting relationship with each patient.

Meet Our Team

Waxhaw Dental Center Team

Our team at Waxhaw Dental Center are all trained & knowledgeable in many areas of dentistry.  We believe strongly in continuing education to provide our patients with the latest technology and techniques. We look forward to providing the highest quality of dentistry achievable not only for you but your family and friends as well.

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