Welcome To Horizon Dental!

Your Steele Creek Dentist Office in Charlotte, NC

We aren’t a run-of-the-mill dental office in Charlotte, North Carolina. At Horizon Dental, we go above and beyond to make sure our patients feel at home and comfortable in our care. Whether you’re in the lobby or the operatory, we provide comforting amenities that will ensure a stress-free, relaxing visit. Stay entertained before and during your treatment with our TVs, and enjoy a cup-of-joe at our coffee station. Our atmosphere is designed to make sure you leave our office with happy memories and a healthy smile. Horizon Dental serves patients in the Steele Creek, Palisades and 28273 area of Charlotte, NC.

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Meet Our Doctors

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Dr. Rachel Grandinetti

Dr. Rachel has a genuine passion for dentistry and serving in the community. She is dedicated to creating a comfortable and welcoming environment and is committed to helping her patients with their dental needs. Her goal is to have her patients enjoy coming to the dentist!

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Dr. Dan Hostrander

Dr. Dan Hostrander is dedicated to providing a superior dental experience for his patients with a focus on relationship-based care.

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Dr. Maggie Sullivan

Dr. Maggie Sullivan strives to be an asset to the community by providing compassionate dental care and making people smile along the way.

About Our Team

Our energetic team wants to change the way patients think of dental appointments. Our warm, friendly atmosphere doesn’t feel like a typical dental office because we take a genuine interest in the lives and health of our patients. The team at Horizon Dental can answer any questions you might have about your treatment or pre and post-op care, and their upbeat, welcoming approach will make you feel more like a friend than a patient. Call us today to schedule an appointment, we can’t wait to meet you!

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Jenn Towery

Dental Assistant

Jen is a local to the Charlotte area, originally from Cherryville, N.C. She began dental assisting in 2011 and enjoys helping her patients achieve the smile they want and deserve with compassion, education and humor. Jen is also an instructor for new dental assistants hoping to enter the workforce and truly finds teaching to be a rewarding journey. Outside of work she enjoys reading and sharing time with her trusty dog and loyal friend, Lula Mae. Fun facts: loves tacos and dad jokes, hopes for world peace, is a self-appointed court jester.

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Maria Urdaneta

Dental Assistant

Maria moved to Charlotte from Venezuela in 2016. In Venezuela, she was studying to become a dentist and has continued her journey here and is currently in school to complete her dream! She enjoys spending her time outdoors and at events with her family and husband. Maria is a native Spanish speaker and loves to meet patients from other cultures and help them feel at home in our practice.

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Kira is originally from Canada and has called South Carolina her home for 10 years. Kira has always had a passion for dentistry and helping patients feel welcome and at ease from the moment you walk in the door. When she’s not in the office, Kira enjoys spending time with her husband, traveling, and spending time outdoors with her dog, Whiskey.

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Trixi was born and raised here in Charlotte, NC. She is able to help assist patients in understanding insurance, scheduling appointments, and answering any questions or concerns in both Spanish and English! She enjoys seeing patients be able to feel confident smiling and help get rid of that dental anxiety with the help of our amazing team. In her free time, she enjoys traveling to new places, trying new foods, spending time with her family.

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Dental Assistant

Hayley is from Rock Hill, SC where she is a mom to an adorable little boy, Noah. From a young age, Hayley always wanted to achieve a career in Healthcare. Just recently, she completed her certification for Dental Assisting through the Dental Assisting Preparatory Academy (Horizon Dental's Assisting School) as one of the first graduating students to finish top of the class. Hayley enjoys meeting new patients and hopes to help them build confidence in their smiles. In her free time, her hobbies are spending time with her friends and family, going camping, and crafting.

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Dental Hygienist

Kristin is one of our outstanding dental hygienists. Graduating from Halifax Community College in 2014, Kristin has spent nearly a decade in the dental field across Eastern North Carolina. Kristin loves making our patients feel at ease during their visit and is always happy to answer any questions regarding the maintenance and upkeep of your healthy smile. When she is not making patients smile she enjoys spending time outdoors and eating tasty food with her two beautiful daughters.

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Daniel is originally from Honduras and moved to North Carolina at the age of twelve. By the age of fifteen, Daniel knew he wanted to pursue a career in dentistry. Daniel is passionate about helping others feel confident in their smile and making patients feel at home as soon as they walk in the door. Not only is Daniel bilingual, he is also compassionate and caring towards his patients and makes sure all of his patients receive the best care. When Daniel is out of the office, he loves to spend time with his fiancé, and his three fluffy cats, and occasionally he likes to go fishing.

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Roxie is a Texas native and has worked in the dental field since 2006. Her favorite part of dental hygiene is helping patients feel comfortable in the dental office while providing thorough care. Outside of the office, Roxie enjoys camping and hiking, drinking plenty of hot tea, taking care of her house plants, and spending time with her family. She is a certified yoga instructor and stained glass artist.

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Ashley Metten

Dental Hygienist

Ashley is originally from Richmond, VA and graduated from Old Dominion University with her Bachelors in Dental Hygiene in 2016. Her personable and communicative approach to hygiene appointments puts all of our patients at ease. She is truly passionate about dentistry and loves educating patients about their oral health. She enjoys exploring Charlotte and being outdoors with her dog, Cheeto.

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Horizon Dental

13425 Hoover Creek Blvd.
Suite 204
Charlotte, NC 28273
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Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am - 3:00pm
Friday: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed


(980) 999-5007

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New Technology With a Gentle Touch

We utilize leading-edge dental technology as part of our commitment to providing an exceptional level of dentistry. These tools allow us to detect issues earlier, diagnose, and treat more dental issues faster while keeping your comfort priority one at all times. You can trust you’re getting only the latest dental technology and treatments when you visit our office.

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Digital X-rays

Our digital X-rays emit less radiation, take images faster without any need for processing, and allow us to optimize the images so we can provide a more precise diagnosis.

Digital X-Rays
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Intraoral Camera

A picture explains what words never can, especially when it comes to your teeth. An intraoral camera can take pictures with such detail, it can show cracks and stress marks in a tooth that can’t be seen with the naked eye.

Intraoral Camera
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iTero Intraoral Scanner

Our office uses intraoral digital scanners to create a highly detailed 3D model of your teeth. The resulting 3D surface model is the virtual, time efficient, and safe alternative to traditional plaster models.

iTero Intraoral Scanner