The Stead Willis DMD Difference

Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals.

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Meet Our Hometown Dentist

Dr. Stead Willis has a rich dental heritage with both his father and grandfather being top-class dentists in Durham, NC.

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We have been practicing family, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry in Durham, NC since the 1930s and hold our unique tradition close to our hearts. Dr. Stead Willis leads the way by combining old school values with new school dentistry. This means you’ll be treated like one of the family when you come and visit us while benefiting from modern dental care.

Also, we adhere to high standards, which can be seen by the style of dentistry we provide. This includes:

  • Conservative diagnosis
  • Exceptional health care
  • Caring for all ages
  • Preventative focus
  • Comprehensive treatment planning
  • New patient education

We use all our training and expertise to ensure you have a positive experience at our dental practice. Dr. Stead Willis is an advocate for education and is known for his informative discussions with patients. He takes time to gather all the necessary information so he can provide you with the best possible outcome.

Change the Life of Your Smile
Dentistry that fits your lifestyle.
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All About You
When you visit our practice, the appointment is focused solely on you and your health. Dr. Stead Willis makes sure your concerns are addressed while our team helps you feel comfortable and relaxed.
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Sharing Our Passion
Education is key at Stead Willis DMD. Our Durham dentist attends regular training and he passes on his knowledge to you as our patient. During your appointment, you’ll learn why you need a treatment and what the best option is for you.
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Comfortable Care
Your comfort is paramount to us at all times. When in our office, we provide you with a calming environment and strive to put you at ease. Away from our office, you have the option of emergency care should any urgent matter arise.

‘‘Dr. Willis and his staff bend over backward to see our whole family for our routine dental care. He, his hygienist, and his assistant are smart, gentle, and genuinely care about each member of our family. The office manager really knows her stuff and makes the insurance and billing process stress-free. ’’

Charlotte P. (Stead Willis DMD Patient)

Innovative Techniques, Quality Results

To compliment our kind and compassionate care, we offer modern technology to help boost your oral health.
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CEREC® Same-Day
Experience the convenience of having a dental crown designed, created, and placed in one visit. This CEREC technology can save you both time and money, while producing high-quality, long-lasting restorations.
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Opalescence Whitening

Are you unhappy with the complexion of your smile? Do you wish it could have a long-lasting, more vibrant, or whiter look? Then our at-home or in-office teeth whitening solutions are for you!

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DEXIS Imaging
This innovative device gives Dr. Stead Willis a more comprehensive view of your tooth. It helps our dentist in Durham, NC to identify potential problems in their earliest form and thus prevent them from becoming more severe.
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Digital X-ray Sensors
Gone are the days of high-radiation x-rays that require a brightly lit screen. Our digital x-rays instantly capture detailed images of your entire jaw and allow us to show you where underlying problems occur.
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