Dr. Cynthia N. Elderkin, DDS
Dr. Cynthia (Cindy) Elderkin earned her B.S. degree in Zoology from North Carolina State University in 1983, completing her degree in three years. In 1987, she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and was chosen for the GPR (General Practice Residency) program there.
Dr. Elderkin chose, however, to return to her hometown of Raleigh to join a general dental practice and begin her life-long dream of becoming a dentist. She established her own general dental practice in 1989 and has enjoyed not only assisting patients with their dental needs but also getting to know each patient as an individual.
Dr. Elderkin has been married to her high school sweetheart, Steve, for thirty years and has two wonderful children and two fabulous dogs. In her spare time, Dr. Elderkin enjoys reading, quilting, stained glass work, making Chrismons, cooking and involvement with her church. She teaches Sunday school and has served as a youth leader. Dr. Elderkin has been to Bolivia three times with dental/medical missions, where she loved treating patients and practicing her Spanish.
Dr. Elderkin is an active member of the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society, the Raleigh/Wake County Dental Society and a local study club composed of accomplished specialists in the dental field.
Dr. Claudel Pilon, DMD
Dr. Claudel Pilon, DMD was born in Montreal, Canada and moved to Raleigh at the age of 4. Despite her native French Canadian background, Dr. Pilon has called Raleigh home for over 20 years. She didn’t stray far for her undergraduate studies and earned a soccer scholarship to play for the women’s soccer team at NC State University. She juggled the life of a student athlete while also earning her B.S. degree in Biological sciences, concentration in Human Biology with a minor in Spanish from NCSU in 2014. She then went on to attend East Carolina School of Dental Medicine and earned her Doctorate in Dental Medicine degree in 2018 as the fourth graduating class. Dr. Pilon is excited to return home and start her career in dentistry while providing exceptional patient care and fulfilling the needs of the community. She enjoys connecting with patients on a personal level and forming strong and lifetime relationships with them.
Dr. Pilon will be getting married to her fiancé, Patrick, in May 2019 in the beautiful city of Charleston. In her spare time, Dr. Pilon enjoys spending time with friends and family, staying active, traveling to different places, trying new restaurants with her fiancé, and of course cheering on the Wolfpack!
Dr. Pilon is an active member of the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society, the Raleigh/Wake county Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentists, and local study clubs. She enjoys staying up to date on the latest technology and education through continuing education classes.