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Meet The Doctor

Daniel J. Duffy, DMD

Dr. Daniel Duffy received his D.M.D. from East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine and holds a BS in Business Administration from the ECU College of Business. His private practice, Live Oak Dental in Wilmington, NC specializes in family dentistry, advanced dental procedures, and wellness-based care. Dr. Duffy is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the North Carolina Dental Society.

Dr. Duffy invests in his own professional development through regularly participating in advanced dental training programs. He has completed several graduate level curricula, including dental implant training with the Engel Institute and continuing education courses at the prestigious Kois Center in Seattle, WA.

Driven by a passion for helping others, Dr. Duffy strongly believes in offering his patients an exceptional dental experience from consultation to conclusion. His focus is high quality dentistry and an excellent patient experience at the office. His team utilizes leading-edge technology such as digital radiography and a 3D imaging scanner to provide comfortable and comprehensive dental treatment.

An avid surfer, Dr. Duffy is a long-standing member of the Wrightsville Beach Longboard Association and Cape Fear Chapter’s Surfrider Foundation. He has been known to “talk surfing” to interested patients, regaling them with over 20 years’ worth of stories and world travel. Dr. Duffy and his wife Melissa have been happily married for ten years and live in Wilmington with their three children. The Duffys enjoy spending time together outdoors and exploring North Carolina’s beautiful Southern Coast.

Dr. Duffy Impacting Lives In The Community

A dedicated leader in the local dental community, Dr. Duffy served as the President of the Cape Fear Dental Study Club and is an active member of the NC Dental Society 5th District Board of Trustees. Dr. Duffy currently serves on the dental advisory committee for Cape Fear Community College and is a board member of the Cape Fear Clinic—a free clinic offering medical services to uninsured individuals. Dr. Duffy further volunteers his time and expertise with NC Missions of Mercy and St. Mary’s Clinic.