Who’s Who of Wilmington Today: Meet Dr. Dan Duffy, Owner/Dentist at Live Oak Dental in Wilmington
An avid surfer, Dr. Daniel Duffy is a long-standing member of the Wrightsville Beach Longboard Association and Cape Fear Chapter’s Surfrider Foundation. He and his wife Melissa have been happily married for ten years and live in Wilmington with their three children.
When asked what brought him to Wilmington from Point Pleasant, New Jersey, Duffy shared “I went to college at ECU in 2002, did some exploring and came across the Wilmington area. I moved here for a short period between 2008-2012 and then moved right back after finishing dental school at ECU.
Get to know Dr. Duffy in the interview below:
WT: What is your favorite part about living in the area?
Dr. Duffy: The access to the ocean for all water activities. I grew up in a small beach town and enjoyed access to the ocean my whole life for surfing, fishing, sailing.
WT: What are 3 words that describe you?
Dr. Duffy: Good Vibes Only
WT: What is your average workday like?
Dr. Duffy: I see patients between 8 am and 5pm. I own a General Dentistry practice so I can be doing a variety of procedures such as tooth extraction, cosmetic work, root canals or seeing kids as well.
WT: What do you enjoy most about what you do for a living?
Dr. Duffy: Helping people eat better, sleep better, feel more confident about their smile and generally just helping patients feel better about their oral health.
WT: What made you choose your profession?
Dr. Duffy: Knowing that I could own a small business, work 4 days per week, make a good income and help people all at the same time.
WT: What would you tell a potential patient who was thinking about visiting Live Oak Dental but was unsure?
Dr. Duffy: We are a relationship-based dental practice that focuses on providing a great experience and quality dental work. We have a great team, use the best materials and labs, and have the best technology available on the market to offer the highest level of care possible to our patients.
WT: Do you have any future goals for the company?
Dr. Duffy: We are currently expanding our current space. My goal is to have 2 doctors at the office to provide care to our patients.
WT: What is the best way for our readers to contact you and support your business?
Dr. Duffy: Make an appointment, come in and see our office, get your teeth cleaned and meet our wonderful team. Our office is located near the Hospital.
2520 Delaney Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon-Thurs
Fun facts about Dr. Duffy of Live Oak Dental
WT: Favorite Movie?
Dr. Duffy: North Shore
WT: Favorite Hobbies?
Dr. Duffy: Traveling, surfing, fishing
WT: Favorite quote or mantra?
Dr. Duffy: “People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.”-Elon Musk
WT: What would you like our readers to know about you and Live Oak Dental?
Dr. Duffy: Live Oak Dental is committed to improving the lives of our community through world-class dentistry. We do this by providing comfortable, efficient, and quality dentistry in a unique environment.
One of the things that set us apart is the dedication of our amazing professional team. It takes a strong commitment to teamwork to provide you with an experience that is perfect from the moment you arrive until you leave our office with a happy smile.
Dr. Daniel Duffy’s 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.
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