Our friendly and experienced dentist in Wilmington, NC, is 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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Integrative, Holistic Care
Tailored To Your Needs

Our comprehensive, integrated care package includes a holistic dental experience which focuses on your entire body to promote your wellbeing. Our dentists and team use natural, biocompatible materials and treatment techniques, ensuring safe and effective treatments for a brighter smile and improved health. Schedule your appointment today to experience the difference of holistic care and embrace a healthier, more vibrant you!

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Your quality of sleep affects every part of your health and wellbeing. Here at Cape Fear Smiles, we offer airway focused dentistry to help you get the rest you need. Our dentists will assess your airway health and TMJ function to ensure you breathe easily while asleep, remain comfortable and get the rest you need. Give us a call to learn more!

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Cape Fear Smiles uses modern, state-of-the-art technology to ensure your treatment is precise, comfortable and effective. From laser dentistry to advanced imaging and digital workflows, our experienced dentists and team are prepared to help you receive cutting-edge care tailored to your unique needs. Call today to schedule your appointment!

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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!

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

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