About Your Dentist

Sushma Manepalli, DDS

“New life begins with a confident smile.”

My Mission

“My mission in dentistry is to establish and maintain good oral health in my community, and to treat dental disease in any of its forms and restore teeth back to their function.”

Education & Continuing Education

New York University College of Dentistry – New York City, New YorkDoctor of Dental Surgery

Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences – Andhra Pradesh, IndiaBachelor of Dental Surgery

In addition to her collegiate and doctoral studies, Dr. Manepalli also completed a preceptorship in implantology at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Manepalli is an active member of the American Student Dental Association.

Dr. Manepalli is a certified Invisalign® provider.

Life & Hobbies

When she isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Manepalli can be found binging the latest fictional drama, traveling, or learning about the world and beyond.

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David Garfinkel, DMD

“There’s more than one way to skin a cat”

My Mission

“I am in dentistry to make a positive contribution to my community. I want to continually develop my knowledge and skills so I know that I am always giving my patients the best treatment possible. I want my patients to feel respected, valued, and cared for, and I hope to enjoy myself along the way.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry – Portland, Oregon

Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology, Minor in Spanish
University of California, Los Angeles – Los Angeles, California

Dr. Garfinkel is a certified Invisalign® provider.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Garfinkel loves all things outdoors, including hiking, running, snowboarding, surfing, golfing, and photography. He and his wife enjoy traveling but find themselves closer to home these days spending time with their 18-month-old daughter. They moved from Los Angeles to Durham in 2021 and have enjoyed exploring everything the area has to offer.