About Us

The minute you walk through the door, you will know you’ve come to the right place. Dr. Tina Gupta takes the time to provide you with the best care possible. Rather than being rushed, you know that Dr. Gupta is there to serve your needs.  Dr. Gupta takes the time to get to know each and every patient one-on-one. Your needs are important, and we are here to help you.

The Smile Studio is the culmination of Dr. Gupta’s unique vision to create a dental practice that serves families in our community by providing the latest and most advanced dentistry available.

Why Choose Smile Studio

At Smile Studio you can be assured that you are getting the most professional and comprehensive dental treatment for you and your family. Our staff prides themselves on your care and the quality of treatment you receive. We provide a comprehensive approach to care for both children and adults, including cosmetic and advanced restorative dentistry. Even if all you need is a new family dentist for regular cleanings and exams, you will find our special blend of technology and caring will make your dental visits the most pleasant you’ve ever had. So give us a call today to start your path to a long lasting healthy smile.

  • Highest Quality Oral Healthcare
  • Professional and Experienced Staff
  • 2 Area Locations
  • Great with Children

Patient Benefits

Timeliness
Quality
Friendliness
Trustfulness
Knowledge

Meet our Team

Dr. Tina Gupta, DDS
Dr. Tina Gupta, DDS
Doctor
    Dr. Tina Gupta was born in Annapolis, MD, but was raised in Fort Lauderdale, FL for most of her life.  She attended Pine Crest Preparatory School for high school, and graduated from University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in Finance.  In addition, Dr. Gupta went on to earn her M.B.A. in Finance at University of Miami.  After deciding she wanted to pursue a career in dentistry, she earned her D.D.S. from New York University in Manhattan.  She moved to North Carolina in 2006 from New York to be closer to her family, and now currently resides in North Raleigh. She is happily married, with a beautiful son and daughter.
    Dr. Hushang Ghodrat, DDS
    Dr. Hushang Ghodrat, DDS
    Doctor
      Dr. Ghodrat was born and raised in Iran. He moved to the United States in 1986. Dr.Ghodrat attended North Carolina State University for his bachelors in Chemistry and Biochemistry in 1994. He then transitioned to Dental School at University of North Carolina where he graduated in 1999. He now lives in Raleigh with his wife and two children.
      Karea Nelson
      Karea Nelson
      Dental Assistant II
        Karea was born and raised in Danville, Virginia. She graduated from George Washington High School in 2009. She attended the Dental Assisting Training Center in Graham, North Carolina. She graduated from her program and moved to Raleigh in 2015. Karea has been with Dr.Gupta since she moved to Raleigh and has loved growing with the office. Since she has been with the office for over two years now, she has gained a close relationship with our patients and is very experienced in showing all of our new patients’ reasons to love coming back. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her loving fur-baby “Jaws”.
        LaToya Randolph
        LaToya Randolph
        Dental Receptionist, DAII
          LaToya was born and raised in Southern California. She moved to Raleigh in 2015. She graduated from UEI College in Riverside, California in 2012 as a dental assistant. She has two children; a seventeen-year-old daughter and a fifteen-year-old son. She enjoys traveling, fitness, and dancing in her free time. She prides herself in the best patient care possible. She helps with any patients needs such as scheduling, insurance or financial arrangements. LaToya is very hands-on and enjoys helping the dentist in the office whenever needed.
          Christina Butner
          Christina Butner
          Dental Assistant, Marketing Administrator
            Christina was born in Mt.Airy, NC. She graduated from Southern Lee High School in 2013 alongside her high school sweetheart. Christina and her husband married five years later and now have two beautiful children. She attended Sunrise School of Dental Assisting and started working with Dr.Gupta shortly thereafter. She loves providing patients with a friendly experience and making them feel welcome with her southern charm. She’s dedicated to keeping all our patients informed with new information and office updated through all our social media.
            Alexis
            Alexis
            Dental Assistant
              Alexis was born in North Carolina, and was raised by her father in Rocky Mount, NC. She has a big family including 3 brothers and 2 two sisters. She has had the opportunity to live overseas in Germany in the mountains in a town called Baumholder on an army base. She has a niece, and nephew that hold her heart. She has raised her niece from the time she was born due to her parents being dual military. She moved back stateside a little less than a year ago, and now resides in Rocky Mount, NC, where she has a farm that she cares for. Alongside working with Dr. Gupta, she also works with a local gym, which is why she is into fitness. In her sparetime, you can find her in her deer stand, on her farm, or inside watching netflix with Domino’s pizza close by.