Meet Your Durham, NC Dentist
Our dental team shares in our doctor's great tradition of exceptional family dentistry.
Charles Steadman Willis lll, DMD
A third generation Durham, NC dentist.
Dr. Stead Willis is a Durham, NC native and lives in the area with his wife and son. He has always held the city and its surrounding communities close to his heart. Dr. Stead Willis went to Durham Academy and is a graduate of NC State (Raleigh, NC) and the University of Louisville, KY School of Dentistry.
Dr. Stead Willis has been around dentistry all his life and has followed in the footsteps of his father, Dr. Charles Willis, and his grandfather, Dr. Guy Willis – both of whom have been practicing dentists in Durham, NC. The Willis family has been providing dentistry to our communities for more than 78 years!
As a Durham, NC dentist, Dr. Stead Willis enjoys working with his hands and helping care for people of all ages. He loves to see people pleased with the service our team provides and excited about the outcome of their dental care. He especially enjoys it when people look in the mirror and say “wow” after they receive a new restoration.
Dr. Stead Willis offers high-quality dentistry in a relaxed atmosphere. Durham has taken note of this by listing him as one of the Top Dentists from 2010-2019 (Durham Magazine).
Dr. Stead Willis enjoys spending time with his wife as they watch their son grow and explore the world around him while teaching him new things every day. Outside of the office, Dr. Stead Willis is an avid outdoorsman and likes to spend his time fishing on the coast, boating, hunting, or riding ATVs.
Meet Our Dental Family
Stead is the best dentist I have had. He is very knowledgeable and thorough. Also, the hygiene staff is excellent.
Stephen B. (Stead Willis DMD Patient)
Treating You Like Family
Our tight-knit team invites all patients to feel like part of our dental family. We’ll treat you the same as we would expect to be treated and we welcome all referrals of your family, friends, and co-workers.
We build active partnerships with all our patients through open and honest conversations. Our team takes time to explain your procedures and all our recommendations are backed up with solid reasoning.
Dr. Stead Willis focuses on helping you avoid dental problems rather than just fixing them. He uses modern technology to identify potential issues and guides you to an effective daily hygiene routine.
Patient education plays a key role at our dental practice in Durham, NC. We want you to feel informed and confident about your treatment so we set aside time to answer all of your questions and address your concerns.