Dr. Carter graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1997 with a BS in Pharmacy. In 2001, she graduated with honors from UNC-CH School of Dentistry.
While in school she enjoyed rotations in Athens, Greece and at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, NC. After graduation, Dr. Carter moved to Wilmington where she joined the current practice in June 2001.
She is a member of the American Dental Association, the North Caroina Dental Society, and Wilmington Tri-County Dental Society.
In her free time, Dr. Carter enjoys playing tennis, spending time with her family including her two very active boys, and traveling.
Dr. Melissa H. Hoff grew up in Eastern North Carolina and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina Greensboro in 1998. After graduating college, she became a microbiologist for chemical companies located in Greensboro and St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Hoff received her dental education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, where she graduated with honors in 2005. During her time at UNC, Dr. Hoff was involved in numerous community service projects and received the Robert Bryan Fellowship Grant to fund a project aimed to educate preschoolers and their parents about proper oral health care. Dr. Hoff spent her summers doing community service rotations at Blue Ridge Community Health Center in Hendersonville, Caswell Center in Kinston, Charity Hospital in New Orleans and Silver Avenue Community Clinic in San Francisco.
Dr. Hoff is a member of the ADA, the North Carolina Dental Society and the Wilmington Tri-County Dental Society. She serves as a committee member for the New Dentists Committee of the NC Dental Society and is a former President of the Wilmington Tri-County Dental Society.