About Us

Welcome to Laurel Park Dentistry, we strive to bring you optimal and comprehensive dental care to improve and maintain your oral health. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest level of integrity, compassion and kindness while providing you with the care you desire.

Johanna Lopez, DDS

General Dentist

Johanna Lopez, DDS graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry and attended the Mountain Area Health Care Education Center general practice residency program. She has practiced dentistry in Western NC and is proud to call Laurel Park Dentistry her dental home. Dr. Lopez enjoys spending time with her husband, Alex, playing tennis and walking her dog, Tiger.


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Office Manager



Dental Hygienist

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Laurel Park Dentistry

Alex Jiamachello, DDS

General Dentist

Alex Jiamachello (Dr. J) Was born in Chapel Hill, NC and grew up in Shelby, NC.  He went to NC State University where he majored in Biological Sciences, and minored in Genetics.  He then worked for a couple years as a dental assistant prior to completing a year of masters of public health at East Carolina University.  He was accepted into the UNC dental program and achieved his DDS degree in 2014.  He lives in Arden, NC with his wife and coworker, Johanna Lopez, DDS and their dog, Tiger.



Lead Dental Assistant



Dental Assistant/Front Desk

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