Our exceptional, friendly dental team is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. Our receptionists are dedicated to help you find convenient appointments to work around your schedule, create payment solutions that fit your budget, and make your dental experience as pleasant as possible. We are excited about the care we give, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients!
Dr. Jeffrey Kearney
Dr. Kearney was born in Goldsboro, NC. He graduated from UNC - Chapel Hill in 1988 with a degree in Chemistry. He continued on to dental school at UNC and graduated in 1992. Dr. Kearney is happily married and the proud father of three sons. He prides himself on continuing his education. He has accumulated hundreds of hours of continuing education to hone his current skills as well as staying abreast of the very latest advances in dentistry. Dr. Kearney has studied extensively in the areas of TMJ disorders, implants, functional appliances for orthodontics, and cosmetics. He has earned fellowship status from the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, as well as The International Congress of Oral Implantologists for his work in the fields of TMJ Disorders and implantology, respectively.
Dr. Kearney has practiced in Cary since his graduation in 1992, and employs a staff of supportive team members who work closley to achieve common goals of patient education and treatment excellence. Dr. Kearney and his staff have been working together for over a decade, and he can proudly say that they have become family.
Nicole and Simone
Nicole and Lisa are our dental assistants. Nicole joined our team in 1997. Early in her dental career, she gained the certification and training to become a level II dental assistant. She has continued her training to include in-office bleaching with ZOOM, assisting with orthodontic treatments including straightwire, Invisalign, functional appliances, as well as advanced training in TMJ treatments and treating sleep breathing disorders with oral appliances. Nicole especially enjoys and excels in the challenges and rewards of cosmetic dentistry. Lisa is one of our newest team members, she returned to our office in 2018. Lisa graduated from WakeTec in 2013 with honors and went on to pass the Dental Assisting National Board becoming a Certified Dental Assistant. Lisa is experienced in assisting with oral and implant surgery and enjoys the challenges they present. Lisa always strives to make sure our patients are comfortable and understand their treatment options. She is motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients and is a happy to be the newest part of our professional team. Like Dr. Kearney, Nicole and Lisa continue to learn and train to provide our patients the best possible care.
Karrie and Christine
Karrie and Christine are our office administrators. Christine has been part of our team since Dr. Kearney opened his practice in 1992. Karrie joined our team in 2001. Karrie and Christine work together to provide patients with convenient appointment times, handling insurance, and greeting patients with a smile when they enter the office. Karrie, our patient care coordinator, enjoys interacting with patients at the front desk but also enjoys the occasional chance to assist and make use of her x-ray certification. Christine, our office manager, enjoys interacting with patients and working with them to find convenient payment options including financing with Care Credit.
Stephanie and Amy
Stephanie and Amy are our dental hygienists. Amy began working with us in 2006. Amy graduated from Wake Tech Community College in 2005. Amy enjoys the challenges of periodontal cleanings and working with patients to optimize their oral health. Stephanie joined our team in 2016. Stephanie graduated from Wake Tech Community College in 2012. She enjoys deep cleanings and working with patients to improve the health of their mouths. Stephanie enjoys educating her patients with the best techniques for their personal dental needs. She also has a great hidden talent of surprising our younger patients and young at heart with balloon creations after a great visit. Stephanie has great energy and looks forward to getting to know all her patients. Stephanie and Amy are always eager to stay informed by attending several hours a year of continuing education and putting into practice the latest techniques in dental hygiene.