Dr. Coke Gunter

Coke S. Gunter, DDS

Coke S. Gunter, DDS
Family and Cosmetic Dentist in Hickory, NC

Dr. Coke Steel Gunter is a native of Asheville, North Carolina. He is a 1968 graduate of the University of North Carolina with an A.B. degree in Economics. He served in the Army Reserves from 1968 to 1974. He graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in 1974 and began his practice of dentistry in August of that year.

Since that time, Dr. Gunter has made a commitment to continuing education. Over the past 34 years, Dr. Gunter has attended between 25 and 50 hours of continuing education per year. He received his Fellowship in the American Academy of General Dentistry in 1984. This Fellowship requires 600 hours of continuing education. Dr. Gunter is presently a member of the Seattle Study Club which is one of the most prestigious continuing education organizations for dentists.

Dr. Gunter is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Association, Western Piedmont Dental Society, and is a past president of the Catawba County Dental Society. Dr. Gunter is also a member of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS), which oversees the educational requirements for the regulation of oral sedation in the dental profession.

Dr. Gunter is a member of Ascension Episcopal Church, where he has served on the vestry. He is also a member of the Lake Hickory Rotary Club.

Dr. Gunter’s wife, KC, has been an elementary school teacher for 36 years. They both enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.