about our dental office  Claremont, NC
Here at Claremont Family Dentistry, we believe that a smile tells a thousand words, and we are dedicated to giving our patients high-quality dental care. We offer a full range of dental services, so all of your family's needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your smile, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (828) 459-1400!

Michael Gordon, DDS

Dr. Michael J. Gordon, Jr is a North Carolina native. Dr. Gordon graduated high school in Fayetteville, NC then attended the United States Naval Acade...

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Michael Gordon, DDS

Dr. Michael J. Gordon, Jr is a North Carolina native. Dr. Gordon graduated high school in Fayetteville, NC then attended the United States Naval Academy where he earned an Aerospace Engineering Bachelor of Science degree while also completing his pre-dental courses. After fulfilling his service to the U. S. Navy, Dr. Gordon earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Amanda Bowman

Registered Dental Hygienist

Amanda received her Associate in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene degree from Catawba Valley Communit...

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Amanda Bowman

Registered Dental Hygienist

Amanda received her Associate in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene degree from Catawba Valley Community College in 2016. She was awarded with the Preventive Dentistry Award for class of 2016. She has been with Claremont Family Dentistry since July 2016. She also recently received her licensure to be able to administer local anesthesia. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her 2 sons and her grandson. Some of her hobbies include hiking, CrossFit, and traveling. Amanda loves being a dental hygienist and taking care of her patients’ oral hygiene needs.

Kairah Lambert

Office Manager

Kairah attended Wilkes Community College and before coming to our office in 2017 she worked as an Orthodontic Dent...

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Kairah Lambert

Office Manager

Kairah attended Wilkes Community College and before coming to our office in 2017 she worked as an Orthodontic Dental Assistant. She is our Office Manager and Lead Office Coordinator. She oversees the operations of the practice and works hard to make sure everything runs smoothly. She has a focused dedication to the practice, the patients and the employees and making sure every day at the office is successful. During her time away from work she enjoys shopping, the beach and spending time with her husband, Aaron and their 1 year old daughter.

Chelsei Johnson

Lead Dental Assistant

Since graduating from Lake Norman Dental Assisting School in 2011, Chelsei has applied her talents to the ...

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Chelsei Johnson

Lead Dental Assistant

Since graduating from Lake Norman Dental Assisting School in 2011, Chelsei has applied her talents to the dental field ever since. With working as a dental assistant for ten years now, she has the ability to make patients feel calm and at ease during all dental procedures. She also loves being apart of putting a smile on someone’s face daily. When she’s not working, Chelsei enjoys spending time with her sons Colt and Kash and their fur baby Pepper. She is a sports fanatic and loves to cheer on her North Carolina Tar Heels and Carolina Panthers!

Karalee Fox

Dental Assistant

Karalee Fox is a graduate of Lake Norman Dental Assisting School which she completed in 2018, and accepted the po...

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Karalee Fox

Dental Assistant

Karalee Fox is a graduate of Lake Norman Dental Assisting School which she completed in 2018, and accepted the position as a Dental Assistant here shortly after. She always strives to bring a smile to each patient no matter the situation. Being in the dental field had been a dream of hers since she was very young, wanting to follow in her mother’s footsteps. On Karalee’s days off, she enjoys spending time with her son and fur baby.

Yesenia Chavez

Registered Dental Hygienist (Hablo Español)

Yesenia Chavez received her Associate in Science from Catawba Valley Community Colle...

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Yesenia Chavez

Registered Dental Hygienist (Hablo Español)

Yesenia Chavez received her Associate in Science from Catawba Valley Community College in 2016. She then transferred to UNC-Chapel Hill where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene (Go Heels!!). Yesenia strives to make patients feel at ease at every appointment. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors with her fur baby, Bruno, and husband. She looks forward to meeting you!

Heather Holman

Dental Assistant

Since graduating from the Dental Assisting Program at WPCC in 2006, Heather has enjoyed her career in the dental...

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Heather Holman

Dental Assistant

Since graduating from the Dental Assisting Program at WPCC in 2006, Heather has enjoyed her career in the dental field. She is passionate about helping patients understand their dental needs and treatment. Heather loves to see patients achieve a beautiful smile and restore their self confidence. Conover is her home, where she lives with her husband and two children. She enjoys the mountains and kayaking in the summer.