Charlotte Hornets to add another dental technician to its roster
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Hornets announced Wednesday that they have added a dental technician for their roster to complement their already extensive medical team.
The team announced the addition of Dr. Dan Karr as a dental assistant.
He is an orthodontist and has worked at numerous professional sports teams including the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets, New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Clippers.
The Hornets are the only NBA team without a full team dentist.
Karr is also the primary dental technician at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
He earned his doctorate in orthodental medicine from UNC-Chapel Hill and is an expert in orthotics and orthopedics.
Karp will be joining the Hornets for the 2016-17 season.