Meet James Parelli, DMD, MD, Ms Ed

An accomplished Oral Surgeon continuing to care for our patients

Dr. James A. Parelli is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, providing care to patients at our Monroe and Mint Hill offices. He offers all aspects of oral surgery including dental implants, bone grafting, wisdom tooth extraction, facial trauma, and corrective jaw surgery. Dr. Parelli also performs cosmetic procedures, such as Botox and facial fillers.

Care With Dr. Parelli

Dr. Parelli wants to establish rapport with each patient, starting with the very first appointment. The initial consultation is a chance for patients to express their concerns and explain the problems they are having. Dr. Parelli’s outgoing personality and pleasant demeanor puts patients at ease. Understanding the patient’s anxiety and fears lie at the core of Dr. Parelli’s philosophy of care. It’s very rewarding for him to comfort a nervous patient and make their experience pleasant and enjoyable.

Education and Professional Affiliations

Dr. Parelli earned his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Virginia. He then completed a dual-degree program at the University of Pennsylvania, earning his doctorate in dental medicine and a master’s degree in higher education. He is also a graduate of the Emory University School of Medicine. In his final year of residency at Emory University Hospital, he was selected to serve as chief resident in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

With a desire to participate in humanitarian work, Dr. Parelli has served on multiple mission trips to Honduras and Bolivia, performing cleft lip and palate reconstructive surgery on children.

Dr. Parelli is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons.

Get To Know Dr. Parelli

During his free time, Dr. Parelli enjoys hunting, fishing, cooking, and playing his guitar.  He and his fiancé, Courtney, enjoy being active in the community and participating in volunteer activities. 

To learn more about Dr. Parelli or to schedule an appointment at our offices in the Monroe and Charlotte area, call 704-291-7333.