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    Fayetteville location

    The Dental Care Center located in Fayetteville, North Carolina features the latest dental technology combined with a family-friendly team dedicated to helping you achieve optimal oral health. Our services are designed to cover patients of all ages, including general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. The Fayetteville dentists and staff at The Dental Care Center look forward to giving your smile the five-star treatment you deserve. Our office accepts military insurance. Contact us to schedule an appointment at our Fayetteville dental office today.
    Our Fayetteville office gladly accepts walk-ins daily from 8:30am-12:00pm.

    Meet The Team

    Dr. Michael S. Watson

    Dr. Watson grew up in the mountains of North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989 with a degree in Chemistry and received his DDS from the UNC School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill in 1993. He completed a postgraduate training program in Esthetic Dentistry at University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1996. He has completed numerous courses at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two daughters, Erin and Meredith. They also have two dogs, a German Shepherd named Trigger, and a Pekingese named Bitty Bear. He is an avid shooter and enjoys both time at the range and also first person shooter video games. The whole family are big Disney fans and love movies.

    Dr. Stuart Higgins

    Dr. Higgins graduated from North Carolina State in 1990 with a bachelor’s of science in zoology and attended Dental School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Higgins has also attended the LD Pankey Institute and the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Studies.

    Dr. Higgins enjoys camping, skiing and spending time with his wife, Kelley and their 3 children.

    Dr. Higgins is a graduate of Louisburg College, North Carolina State University, and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has completed many courses in cosmetic and complex restorative dentistry.

    His memberships include:

    • Academy of General Dentistry
    • American Dental Association
    • North Carolina Dental Society
    Dr. George Mani

    Dr. Mani graduated from North Carolina State University in 1985 with a bachelor’s of science in zoology; he attended the University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry, from 1985 to 1989 and worked with the US Public Health Service from 1989 to 1993. He returned to NC in 1993 and started his own dental practice in 1997 in Wake Forest, NC where he lives with his wife, Shirley, and two daughters, Rachel and Meera. In addition to practicing dentistry, he enjoys tennis, basketball, hiking, and travel.

    Dr. John G. Collins

    Dr. Collins is from Kentucky and attended the University of Louisville school of Dentistry. Afterward, he completed a Periodontics residency at Emory University in Atlanta. He moved to North Carolina to work at the dental school in Chapel Hill on a post-doctoral research program funded by the National Institutes of Health. While at UNC-CH, he authored 17 research articles in the field of periodontal disease research and implants.

    As a member of Central Baptist Church in Henderson, Dr. Collins has been involved in mission work on 4 continents. An avid cyclist, he enjoys bicycle touring and travel with his wife. They have 2 adult children.

    Dr. Ralph Dolfi

    Dr. Dolfi graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1979. He is a Certified Pediatric Airway Health Provider (2014). Dr. Dolfi has had numerous teaching roles. He served as an adjunct professor at the UNC School of Dentistry from 1998-2003. He was a clinical instructor at Healthy Start in 2014, and was a lecturing health professional in 2008.

    He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the International Pediatric Sleep Association, and the NC Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Dolfi loves to work with children and is committed to changing the world one child at a time.

    Dr. Nguyen

    Dr. Nguyen was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition at UNC-Chapel Hill, then earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree at East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine. Following dental school, he completed an AEGD residency honing his skills in implant dentistry and surgery.

    Dr. Nguyen enjoys all facets of dentistry and dedicates himself to providing an optimal level of comprehensive dental care, while treating each patient with the dignity and respect they deserve. Dr. Nguyen is a member of the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Society. In his spare time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and eating.

    Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

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    3621 Cape Center Drive
    Fayetteville, NC 28304

    Phone: (910) 307-0370

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