Meet the Dental Team

Meet Dr. Hatcher

Dr. Steven Hatcher

Dr. Steven Hatcher has dedicated his career to changing patients’ lives with exceptional smiles. His practice is patient-centered, with an emphasis on individual attention. He recognizes that good oral health requires a lifetime of diligent care, and he strives to develop long-term patient relationships, helping them every step of the way.

Educational background

Dr. Hatcher attended UNC (University of Northern Carolina), where he majored in biology and completed undergraduate studies. During this time, he was awarded a cancer research grant from NIH. Following dental school graduation, Dr. Hatcher went to Fort Meade, MD where his military service began. The majority of his service was in Washington DC. He was stationed at various locations including the Pentagon, Fort McNair, Fort Belvoir, and Fort Meade.

Continuing education and professional affiliations

In keeping with his dedication to excellence, Dr. Hatcher regularly attends courses, lectures, and other educational opportunities. He is an active member of many professional associations, which affords him the opportunity to stay at the forefront of the latest developments in dentistry.

  • Guilford County Dental Society
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry (Fellow)

Awards and honors

Dr. Hatcher’s commitment to excellence is evidenced by a long list of recognitions and awards, beginning in his college days, and continuing throughout his career. These include:

  • U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Recipient
  • Two Army Commendation Medals
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Commissioned Captain, U.S. Army
  • Dean’s List UNC-Chapel Hill

Away from the office

When Dr. Hatcher isn’t in the office creating dazzling smiles, he enjoys time with his family, skiing, hiking, golfing, cooking, and traveling. He and his wife, Dr. Sona Isharani, and their daughter, Sophie, live in Greensboro.

Meet Dr. Isharani

Dr. Sona Isharani

Dr. Sona Isharani is a board certified pediatric dentist, and beloved by our patients. Her expertise in working with children comes from not only professional education and experience but also motherhood. She is known for her gentleness, compassion, and ability to develop a rapport with children.

Known to her patients as Dr. Sona, she strives to create a dental home, where children and parents feel relaxed and comfortable. She believes in establishing a good foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles through education and preventive care in a home-like, relaxed atmosphere.

Educational background

Dr. Sona earned her DDS degree from University of North Carolina, which is also where she earned her graduate and undergraduate degrees. She completed her training at the University of Maryland Dental School, with a three-year pediatric dentistry program. She graduated with a certificate in pediatric dentistry, and has been treating Greensboro children ever since.

Continuing education and professional affiliations

Dr. Sona completed fellowship training at University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia). The program included growth and development, as well as behavioral management along with clinical training. She is an active member of numerous professional associations, including:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • Guildford County Dental Society

Awards and honors

Dr. Sona has received many accolades throughout her education and training, including:

  • Samuel D. Harris Fellowship, from the National Children’s Oral Health Policy and Advocacy Training of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, (Dr. Sona was the first-ever recipient of this honor)
  • Marvin J. Black Community Service Award from UNC Dental School
  • Dean’s List at UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Passionate Leadership Award from Junior League of Greensboro

Away from the office

When Dr. Sona isn’t at the office, she enjoys spending time with family and participating in community events. She donates her time and skills to Christina Smiles, an event proving free dentistry for underprivileged children, and serves as a Child Advocate of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (lobby day). Her favorite hobbies include meditating, exercising, reading, traveling, and volunteering. She resides in Greensboro with her husband, Dr. Steven Hatcher, and their daughter Sophie.

Meet Dr. Hyman

Dr. Mark E. Hyman

Dr. Mark E. Hyman is a board-certified dentist as well as a much sought-after public speaker. He is known for his humor, enthusiasm, warmth, and dedication to dentistry. He believes in establishing long-term patient relationships and providing high quality dental care.

A native of Greensboro, Dr. Hyman takes pride in using his aesthetic and family dentistry expertise to help the people of this community. He is involved in many charitable community events, including Mission of Mercy.

In the Media

Dr. Hyman has been frequently featured as an expert guest on WGHP Morning news in Cindy Farmer’s “Your Turn” segment. During these appearances, he answers your oral health questions on the air.

Educational background

  • Bachelor of Arts from UNC Chapel Hill
  • DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) from UNC School of Dentistry
  • Post-graduate volunteer dental internship in Israel
  • Dr. Hyman’s residency (General Practice/ Oral Medicine) was served at UNC’s Chapel Hill Hospital

Honors and professional affiliations

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry
  • Mastership Award, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Young Dentist of the Year (1995), North Carolina Dental Society
  • Past President of the Guilford County Dental Society
  • Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Surgical staff member, Moses Cone Health System Greensboro, NC
  • Mentor, CEREC Docs Spear Education Scottsdale, AZ
  • Instructor, Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL

Patient Testimonials

Steven L Hatcher, DDS, PA
Rating: 5Review By Britt W.The work done by Dr. H and his excellent staff has truly improved my life. After years of neglect, Dr. H was able to fix my teeth and I feel confident about my smile and my teeth for the rest of my life.