Our mission at Renaissance Family Dentistry is to deliver the highest level of patient care in a comfortable, friendly, and safe environment. Providing you with exceptional, stress-free dental care is only possible because of a team of compassionate and committed professionals who work together to guide you along the path to optimal oral health. By doing so, we also help improve your self-confidence and overall quality of life.
We strive to create a workplace that is fun and exciting and brings us each a sense of joy, personal fulfillment, and pride in all we do. At Renaissance Family Dentistry, we are committed to mutual respect, clear communication, and living the vision of our practice every day.
Our positive environment is safe and nurturing and energizes our workday. The result is a team of happy and dedicated professionals who focus on making every aspect of your experience with us comfortable and stress-free.
We can’t wait to introduce ourselves in person, but until then, please take a few moments to learn more about us and the skills and experience we bring.
Dr. Suman Vidyarthi
Dr. Suman Vidyarthi (“Dr. Suman”) received his undergraduate degree in biology from Duke University in 1997. He then attended the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2004. With a strong desire to advance his skills and knowledge, Dr. Vidyarthi completed his Advanced Education in General Dentistry at UNC in 2005.
Along with his wife, Dr. Nanditha Vivekananthan (“Dr. Vivek”), he opened Renaissance Family Dentistry in 2005. For 15 years they have been serving the dental needs of patients in Durham, Chapel Hill, Research Triangle Park, Cary, Morrisville, Apex, and Raleigh.
Dr. Vidyarthi enjoys getting to know his patients and helping them maintain and improve their oral health year after year. Knowing that not everyone enjoys going to the dentist, he finds it extremely gratifying when he is able to gain a patient’s trust.
Outside of work, Dr. Vidyarthi enjoys trying new recipes, watching college basketball, working out, and spending time with his children, dogs, and new baby rabbits.
Dr. Nanditha Vivekananthan
Dr. Nanditha Vivekananthan (“Dr. Vivek”) attended North Carolina State University and received her undergraduate degree in 1995. She went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in 2000. Along with her husband, Dr. Suman, Dr. Vivek opened Renaissance Family Dentistry in 2005, and they have been working as a team ever since.
Dr. Vivek enjoys helping people and, while in dental school, she had an opportunity to visit a small village in Mexico where she volunteered to treat children at an orphanage. Her gentle, caring nature allows her to provide comfortable, stress-free dentistry for patients of all ages. Dr. Vivek enjoys getting to know patients and their families and values the connections she has made with them over the years.
Outside of work, Dr. Vivek likes to spend free time cooking, doing jigsaw puzzles, and cuddling with her two Labradoodles.
Elizabeth is our scheduling coordinator and has been part of the Renaissance Family Dentistry team since July 2020. She enjoys interacting with our patients and helping them feel positive about their dental visits. She also appreciates being part of a team that works together and is always ready to lend a helping hand.
Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys watching The Office with her boyfriend, cuddling with her dog Moose, and doing embroidery work.
Lauryn is from Henderson, NC, and she joined the Renaissance Family Dentistry team in July of 2020. She received her training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Lauryn feels that being a hygienist is about much more than just cleaning teeth. She appreciates the relationships she gets to build with her patients. Her top priority as a hygienist is to provide patients with the care, education, and support they need to reach and maintain optimal oral health.
When she's not taking care of patients, you'll likely find Lauryn spending time with her family, friends, and her labradoodle, Marley.
Marina attended Wake Technical Community College and joined Renaissance Family Dentistry in 2019. She loves being able to help patients feel confident about their smiles and enjoys working for providers that care so much about our patients.
A native of Hillsborough, North Carolina, Marina likes to spend her free time with her dog Cindy and her fiancé. She is at her happiest when she's spending time near the water, whether it's the beach, lake, or river.
Blair is a native of Durham, North Carolina, and joined Renaissance Family Dentistry in 2018. She received her training at Sunrise Dental Assisting School and loves that everyone here at the office is motivated to work together as a team.
In her free time, Blair likes working out and spending time with family, friends, and her dog Ace.