About Dr. Pejman Dehghani

Dr. Dehghani graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. degree in dental hygiene in 2016. He completed his dental hygiene program at UNC School of Dentistry and became a board certified Registered Dental Hygienist. Prior to enrollment in dental school, he worked as a dental hygienist in both community health setting and private practice where he built his foundations in understanding the expectations and limitations of his patients and tailoring individualized treatment to fit their needs.


Dr. Dehghani completed his Doctorate degree (DMD) at East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine in 2023. During his training, his focus was on providing patients with exquisite care while building quality relationships with them. He was selected to serve as a tutor during dental school to help fellow students master preclinical skills. Additionally, during his final year of dental school, he provided care as a student dentist in rural areas across the state in Davidson, Brunswick, and Robeson County. There, he completed training in all aspects of general dentistry with an emphasis on cosmetics and prosthodontics. Dr. Dehghani was recognized for Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Award by the American College of Prosthodontists.

  • Career goals: Providing high-quality dental care, uplifting patients’ oral health, using cutting-edge techniques and technology.
  • Believes in evidence-based dentistry and has been involved in research.
  • Member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American College of Prosthodontists, and North Carolina Dental Society.
  • Outside interests: Enjoys parks, hiking, motorcycles, cars, road trips, camping, fishing, hiking, traveling, and trying new foods.

When he is out of the office, you may find Dr. Dehghani at one of the parks or hiking areas. He is a motorcycle and car enthusiast and enjoys road trips, camping, fishing, and hiking. He also loves traveling and trying new foods from different cultures. We have had the pleasure of getting to know Dr. Dehghani over the several months. He has a wonderful temperament, great compassion for others, and a tireless work ethic. Dr. Dehghani will be working with Drs. Brun, Slaughter, Huria, and Stewart at our Matthews office.


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