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AboutContour Dentistry

Contour Dentistry is a Cornelius based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Patel and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 704-896-6160 and experience why our patients think Contour Dentistry is the best dentist in Cornelius.

Office Hours

Monday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM to 2:00PM
Friday: Closed
Sat-Sun: Closed

Dr. Tapas Patel

Dr. Tapas Patel grew up in Chicago. He attended Loyola University Chicago for his undergraduate studies and was conferred his DDS degree at Marquette University. Afterwards, he pursued a general residency program at UNC Chapel Hill, which afforded him the opportunity to serve veterans at the Kernersville VA. After living in North Carolina for his residency, he fell in love with the weather and its lush greenery. Dr. Patel and his wife moved to Charlotte in the Fall of 2019. They love hanging out in South End, NoDa and Plaza Midwood. They also enjoy traveling to new places, exploring new restaurants and meeting new people!


Insurance Coordinator

Amber is a New York native, who migrated to North Carolina to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science at UNC Charlotte. She loves all things dentistry and has been working in the dental field for many years. She loves educating patients and answering all of their questions to help ease their dental anxieties as they work towards achieving optimal dental health! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband & children and loves to travel, especially to the beach!



Dental Assistant

Tamila is a Ukrainian native, who has resided in Huntersville, NC for 16 years. She has been a dental assistant for 25 years. Her husband and her have four kids, whom they love to spend time with, along with their ten grandchildren. Tamila loves the outdoors and cooking traditional Ukrainian dishes.


Dental Hygienist

Michelle is our part-time hygienist. She has been part of the team for 3 years and has been a dental hygienist for 22 years. Michelle is originally from Portland, Maine, and has lived in North Carolina since 2007. Michelle is married with 2 girls and a dog. She spends lots of time golfing with her family and boating on the lake.