Meet the Doctors

Our Dentists: Serving Patients in Cary, Raleigh, Apex & Beyond

Dr L and Dr G in coatsAt Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, located in Cary, NC, our cosmetic dentists are dedicated to offering exceptional general, restorative and cosmetic dentistry services. Dr. Patrick Lawrence and Dr. Shanup Gundecha provide the highest caliber of family dental care, earning the esteem of patients and colleagues alike. For compassionate, skilled NC Triangle dental care, turn to Dr. Lawrence, Dr. Gundecha and their experienced, genuine dental staff. Patient care is top priority at Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, and we look forward to helping your entire family achieve optimal dental health from our Cary-area dental practice.

Patrick Lawrence, D.D.S.

Cary, North CarolinaDr. Patrick Lawrence received his dental degrees from Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra in Santiago, Dominican Republic, and New York University in New York City. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, he completed a 2 year residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Lawrence is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the North Carolina Dental Society and Wake County Dental Society. He attends numerous continuing education courses at the prestigious Spear Institute and is a graduate of the Ross Nash Esthetic Epitome Courses for cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Lawrence is an avid sports fan who enjoys F1 racing and playing tennis. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Dr. Lawrence gives back to the community by volunteering with local churches to provide dental care to underserved populations.

Shanup Gundecha, D.M.D.

original_DrDr. Shanup Gundecha (Dr. “G”) received his Bachelors degree in Chemistry from NC State University and his dental degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Gundecha practiced in the Virginia Beach/Hampton Roads area before deciding to move back home to North Carolina. Like Dr. Ferri and Dr. Lawrence, Dr. Gundecha attends continuing education courses at the prestigious Spear Institute in order to enhance his dental education in the constantly evolving field of dentistry.

In his free time, Dr. Gundecha loves to read, play the piano, golf, watch NC State and Louisville sports, and travel. His passion for travel and learning about different cultures stems from his childhood travels, with his family spending time in North Carolina, England, Singapore, Canada, and the United States.

As a Raleigh native, Dr. Gundecha enjoys giving back to the same community he grew up in. He looks forward to meeting you and making your dental visit as pleasant as possible!

Get in touch with the dental office of Dr. Patrick Lawrence and Dr. Shanup Gundecha for the best dental care for the whole family. We aim to provide a wide variety of general and cosmetic dentistry services to patients in the NC Triangle area. We proudly serve patients in Cary, Apex, Raleigh, Morrisville, Fuquay-Varina, Durham and beyond.