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Meet Our Doctors

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    Dr. Moe Malek

    Dr. Malek was raised in Raleigh, NC where he attended Millbrook High School. After his high school graduation in 1985, he continued his education at North Carolina State University where he received his undergraduate degree in 1990, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1999 from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. He is an active member of the North Carolina Dental Society, American Dental Society, and the Raleigh- Wake County Dental Society. Dr. Malek has been practicing in Knightdale, NC since November of 2001.

    He is a strong believer in giving back to the community. He has participated in several mission trips including Costa Rica, El Salvador and the Middle East. He has also offered his dental services to the NC Missions of Mercy Clinic in Raleigh.

    Dr. Malek enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Knight and their three children. His hobbies include fishing, soccer and traveling.

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    Dr. Mary Knight

    Dr. Mary Knight is a native New Yorker who grew up in the Hudson Valley. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1994. She then received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2000 also at the University of Chapel Hill. Dr. Malek and Dr. Knight have been in practice together since 2001 beginning with the Planter’s Walk location in Knightdale.

    She is very active in the local Community. She has participated in the NC Missions of Mercy Clinic in Raleigh and is an active member of the Seattle Study Club and Delta Sigma Delta. She also volunteered her dental services on a mission trip to Costa Rica with the Chapel Hill Rotary Club.

    Dr. Knight enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Moe Malek and their three children. Her hobbies include reading, hiking and traveling.

  • Dr. Heather Zimmerman


    Dr. Zimmerman received her B.S. in biology with a minor in chemistry from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2010. She went on to graduate from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry in 2015, obtaining her DDS degree. Following dental school, she completed a one-year advanced education in general dentistry program at ECU in Ahoskie, NC. In the program, she worked under many dental specialists to improve her skills and knowledge in all aspects of dentistry. Dr. Zimmerman loves dentistry and interacting with patients. She is passionate about educating patients regarding their oral health and working with them to achieve a beautiful and healthy smile.

    Dr. Zimmerman lives in Raleigh, NC. In her spare time, she plays disc golf and ultimate Frisbee. She is currently the reigning women’s amateur champion in disc golf and spends many weekends playing tournaments when she has time. She also enjoys spending time with friends, eating good food, and traveling.

  • Dr. Jacob Hartley


    A native of California, Jacob Hartley, DMD first moved to North Carolina in 1998 where he graduated from UNC-Wilmington. After completing his dental degree at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Hartley completed a postgraduate General Practice Residency with the Lehigh Valley Health Network working side by side with dental specialists in the fields of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Endodontics, Orthodontics and Prosthodontics.

    Dr. Hartley is a certified Pinhole Surgical Technique provider as well as a preferred provider for Invisalign, ClearCorrect and Six Month Smiles. When not at work, Dr. Hartley enjoys water sports, reading and playing board games and cards with his wife and five children.

Our Happy Patients

"Dr. Malek is amazingly patient with children. My daughter has special needs and we've always received treatment from a pediatric dentist. Well, no more! Dr. Malek was so compassionate and caring and made my daughter feel so comfortable. What a pleasant experience!"

Dana D Dana D.

"I absolutely love this dental practice. The staff are all really friendly, helpful, and accommodating. It's easy to get in for an appointment as they have multiple providers. You can choose to see one particular dentist or choose to see whoever is available. I see whoever is available and everyone has been wonderful."

Trisha L Trisha L.

"Best dentist ever. Best staff ever. I will never go to anyone else ever again. Dr. Malek and his crew go above and beyond for you and have consistently worked with me over the last 7 years to help me get the care I needed. I could not be more grateful and I know I will be a patient for life!"

Dawn W Dawn W.
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