Our friendly and experienced dentists and team are committed to helping you and your family achieve and maintain healthy, beautiful smiles for a lifetime. When you visit Cape Fear Smiles, you will receive the benefits of our integrative, holistic approach to dentistry that focuses not only on your teeth but also on the oral-systemic connection and how your oral health affects your whole body. Call today to schedule an appointment with our integrative dentists, Dr. Norma Cortez and Dr. Alexander Hicks, and find out more about integrative dentistry in Wilmington, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas. We are excited to meet you!

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Creating Healthy, Happy Smiles

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Cape Fear Smiles uses state-of-the-art dental technology to ensure your treatments are precise, comfortable and effective. Contact us today to find out more and schedule your appointment!

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Your Smile Personally
Designed for You

Your smile is yours forever, and our dentists and team will work one-on-one with you to help you achieve your personal perfect smile. Call today to make an appointment, learn more about cosmetic dentistry and receive your individualized treatment!

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No Insurance?
No Problem!

Cape Fear Smiles offers a Dental Health Plan for patients without insurance. Give us a call today to find out more and schedule a consultation with our dentists.

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Teledentistry Is Here!

Not able to come into our office? Teledentistry is the solution! Schedule a virtual consultation with our dentists and begin your journey to a healthier smile.

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Our dentists may recommend Invisalign® treatment to straighten your teeth and smile. Call today to learn more!

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Dental Emergencies

We provide emergency dentistry in Wilmington, North Carolina, to get your smile back on track. Call ASAP to make your appointment!

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Dental Implants

Implant dentistry replaces your missing teeth and improves your quality of life! Call to make an appointment!

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Dr. Norma Cortez

Norma Cortez, DDS, PA

Dr. Norma Cortez completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of North Carolina. While in dental school, she volunteered in various dental organizations to benefit her community, and she continues to give back to her community to this day. She is committed to providing the highest possible quality of care to each person who visits Cape Fear Smiles. Give us a call to schedule your appointment with Dr. Cortez and find out more!

Our Success Stories


Looking for a new dentist in Wilmington, North Carolina? Read our testimonials to learn about the care we provide!

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