By: nikhil.patel.5832
West Cary Dental
I have been a patient of West Cary Dental for the past 8 years. I have had a wonderful experience with Dr. Patel and his staff. The dental hygienist, Amanda is top notch, she does an excellent job cleaning/polishing my teeth and ensuring the health of my gums. She is very sincere and dedicated to providing her patients with the very best service. Dr. Patel consistently delivers quality care, he has been able to quickly diagnose and efficient treat any issues I've had. I had a crown put in by Dr. Patel a few years ago and have had zero issues with the tooth since. You can rest assured that Dr. Patel will only administer services that he deems necessary. For example. he will not recommend a filling unless he truly feels that a filling is required. I would highly recommend this practice to my friends and family.
By: Kiran A.
Dr. Stefan Simoncic, DDS - High House Oral Surgery
When i visit a new doctor/dentist, i do a soul searching first - is (s)he competent and maticulous and professional with experienced. Yes, Dr. Simoncic has met all my requirements and he is real good. This is my first visit to Dr. Simoncic's office. very quickly i found their staff doing great job providing me all needed info and answered all questions i have asked for. Dr. Simoncic has a very pleasant personality and answered all my questions in simple words that raised my comfort levels. He took time to address my concerns and completed needed surgery very nicely. It is nice of him calling me back by the end of that day to check with me. Dr. Simoncic is very professional and kind and i am very glad that i have become his patient. Try and find out yourselves!
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By: Patti L.
ParkSide Family Dental
OMG what an awesome experienceI have never been to a dentist that is gentleI had my first cleaning with Parkside Family Dentistry and I can not get over how gentle they are,I have been to a lot of dentists in my life time for cleanings and NEVER have I had the awesome experience I did today.So gentleI recommend this dental facility for everyoneCaring, Loving Staff to boot on top of thatthey make you feel like familyThank you Parkside Family Dental for caringand being so gentle in any procedureMy wife went there as well and Janine as well could not get over how gentle they areWe look forward to having dental services there for as long as they are in business and we are living in Cary--There are no other dental practice that compares to Parkside Family Dental
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By: Mohanish S.
Richard J Cray DMD MSD PA
I am very pleased with the care I've received at Dr. DeAngelo's office. I had the laser LANAP procedure done. The procedure was painless and went very smoothly. There are strict diet restrictions following the procedure but that is a small price to pay if you want to save your teeth. I was also pleased with the follow-up care that I received. They worked closely with my regular dentist's office to make sure that I was getting regular preventative care. The dental hygienists in the office were professional and very helpful in providing me the tools and knowledge I needed to enable me to take good care of my teeth and gums. Overall, I feel like I've received the highest standard of care that I could have hoped for and I am pleased with my experience.
By: Kris B.
Dr. Tara Bell, DDS - Bell Family Dentistry
Dr. Bell is personable and meticulous and really works to ensure you are comfortable and happy with the results of any procedure. She is thorough and always walks you through any extensive process and provides options as well as risks and/or benefits. She is extremely pleasant, intelligent and truly cares for her patients. Her staff is absolutely amazing. They are accommodating and very friendly. They are very knowledgable about the procedures and they make billing and payments very easy. This is truly an amazing group of people that work seamlessly together and make your routine dentist appointment something you actually look forward to.
By: J M.
Dr. Tara Bell, DDS - Bell Family Dentistry
Dr. Bell is fantastic! She runs a very competent practice which provides a pleasant experience for patients. I always feel well cared for and in good hands. She is in tune with my comfort and does an excellent job with my teeth. Upon entering the friendly staff greet me and the waiting room is a comfortable place to be before being called back. This is a timely place which I appreciate because I have a busy schedule. They respect my time. I always feel special and treated well. I hope this place thrives as I am happy to return each time.
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By: Shelley M.
Stutts III, Robert L DMD PA
I am NOT a fan of going to the dentist. Sign me up for just about anything else first! I needed a tooth removed that had had a previous root canal and was told it may be a bit more extensive than a quick tug and pull. I opted to be sedated by Dr. Stull's advice and it was a wise decision. He is awesome! Care, compassionand a great sense of humor are all A+ qualities for me in a dentist! I highly recommend him and will be singing his praises going forward. BTW ---I had no bleeding and no pain following the extraction!
By: pantherbob2625
Patrick A Lawrence Dds
i have had five dentists in my adult life. (My family was military, so we moved all the time- not fair to count the military dentists i had as a kid), Dr Ferri is by far the best dentist i've ever had. His chairside manner (learned that term from another dentist) is superb and most importantly - he and his staff LISTEN!!! it's amazing, they're genuinely interested and concerned and when you give your response, they care, acknowledge you and it all just works like you would hope and want it to. Thanks Dr. Ferri!!!
By: lascarth
Wesley Bernard Smith, DDS
Dr. Wesley Smith is absolutely wonderful! I have been taking my children there for years. He is great with children of all ages. Mine are now 15, 20, & 22, and they don't mind going to the dentist at all. I am also a patient. I recently had to have 2 crowns. Dr Smith explained everything very clearly, and kept me informed every step in the process. His entire staff really care about the patients & go out of their way to make sure you are comfortable. I will never change dentists!
By: jsmed49
Dr. Samantha Greer, DDS, PA
I liked this dentist. The girl at the front desk helped me out a lot with my insurance. The hygienist made me laugh, she was really nice. I was worried because i knew i needed a lot of work. Dr. Greer did a good job of showing me what i needed and why i needed it. I was worried because i couldn't afford to do all the work right away. The doctor was understanding and told me what areas to start with and what could wait. After a year, i'm finally done and never had a bad visit.
Tips & Advices
  • If a tooth decays and the nerves or pulp (soft internal tissue which helps teeth develop) become inflamed or infected
  • If a tooth is cracked or broken and nerves are exposed
This generally depends on any specific issues you wish to address with your teeth. There are toothpastes designed to whiten teeth, fight cavities, decrease sensitivity, prevent bad breath, resist gingivitis, and those specific to children (with lower fluoride content). There are also toothpastes that offer “complete” protection by combining aspects of many of the above toothpastes.
It’s recommended to get a professional cleaning at least two times per year.
  • Desensitizing toothpaste numbs the nerves in the teeth that can cause discomfort.
  • Mouth guard can protect against grinding teeth during sleep.
  • Fluoride treatment can be applied by dentists to sensitive areas to numb teeth and strengthen enamel.
  • Root canal can treat problems in a tooth’s core.
  • Surgical gum graft where a piece of gum tissue is removed from a section of the mouth to cover an exposed root.
Not everyone needs to have their wisdom teeth removed, but there are certain signs that can help you and your doctor determine if yours should be:
  • Wisdom teeth are pushing other teeth around, causing pain and misalignment
  • Cysts form around newly emerged wisdom teeth, causing jaw damage
  • Gums get inflamed and swollen, causing cavities and pain
  • Doctor determine from x-rays that wisdom teeth will cause problems in the near future

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