Get to know the Office and Doctors
that will be taking care of your smile.
At DentalWorks Wilmington, you’ll find gentle, understanding dentists and hygienists committed to helping you look and feel better. And we’re working hard to make it easy to keep your family healthy. To clean your teeth. Straighten your smiles. And do it in a way that fits best with your schedule and life.
We’re the dentist you can trust for the life of your smiles. Because whether you know it or not, we already consider your family, part of ours.
5225 Sigmon Road, Suite 130
Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone Number: (910) 332-4980
Fax Number: (216) 584-1113
Monday-Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Located in the Sigmon Commons shopping plaza, in front of Walmart and between Ly Nails and Game Stop
Dental care is available for patients of all ages, including pediatric services and care for senior patients as well as adults.
For teeth that are out of alignment, metal braces can effectively shift the teeth to a proper position.
A dental implant involves placing a replacement tooth root in the jawbone, which provides the foundation for temporary or permanent tooth options.
Multiple types of oral conditions, such as disease, might negatively affect a patient's overall wellness. Stemming from damaging oral bacteria, gum disease is considered a main source of loose or missing teeth among patients aged 35 and up...
There are many types of oral surgery, including surgical procedures such as a tooth removal or a root canal.
Dentures are used to replace all of a patient’s teeth (complete dentures) or several teeth (partial dentures) to restore your smile.
DentalWorks cosmetic dentistry procedures will rejuvenate your smile.
In addition to preventative care, repairing your smile, and all of our standard services, we have even more that can help you and your family stay healthy.
From checkup and cleanings, to transforming your smile, our dental family is here for yours. But don’t take our word for it. See what our patients are saying about us.
Felt no pain. This office always does a great job. If only I didn't have a broken tooth that they will have to remove it would have been great. Thanks ladies.D.K.
I appreciate workers' honesty about how my teeth appointment went. Workers provided their answers to my questions, which I was satisfied with my appointment.R.A.
James N. Smith, D.M.D., is a General Dentist.
Dr. James N. Smith received his Doctoral of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh in 1982. Dr. Smith, who is a highly skilled dentist, spent 16 years as the Senior Dental Director for DentalWorks. He resides in Wilmington, North Carolina, with his wife Laura. Together they have three children: Gina, Maria, and Elisa. Dr. Smith enjoys keeping up with the latest innovations in dentistry, especially in the areas of orthodontics, root canals, implants, cosmetic dentistry, crowns and bridges. In his spare time, Dr. Smith has enjoyed the success of being a professional country songwriter and has had many of his songs recorded. Dr. Smith joined DentalWorks in 1991. He is a partner at the Wilmington office. Dr. Smith’s personal philosophy for his practice is to provide comprehensive, gentle dental care at the highest level of quality and service.
Jenny Turek, D.D.S, is a General Dentist.
Dr. Jenny Turek believes in providing dental care that meets the individual needs of each of her patients. She loves making people smile! Dr. Turek believes that a visit to the dentist should be a positive, stress-free experience. She treats all patients with respect, compassion, and patience. At the end of the day, Dr. Turek wants all of her patients to be pain-free and proud of their beautiful smile!
Dr. Turek was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, her family moved to the Bay Area of sunny California when she was very young. Her father was an engineer for IBM and her mother was a social worker. Living in California, she fell in love with the beach and has tried her best to be as close as possible to the sand and the waves.
Dr. Turek began to take interest in Dentistry while completing her undergraduate work in Santa Barbara, California. She worked throughout college as a Dental Assistant and loved the dental field so much that she decided to pursue a career in Dentistry after she graduated from the University of California with her Bachelor of Science degree in biopsychology. Dr. Turek received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in San Francisco from the Pacific School of Dentistry and continued her professional training in North Miami Beach. After her residency at NSU School of Dentistry in Advanced Education in General Dentistry, she joined the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services to serve in the rural areas of North Carolina where dental care is difficult to find. She has spent over seven years working in clinics providing care to the underserved. It was a very rewarding experience for her, and she has continued to volunteer to help those in need.
Dr. Jenny Turek is the former President of the Tri-County Dental Society and the former Secretary of the St. Mary Health Center Board of Directors. She is certified in CPR and AED as well as an OSHA Trained, member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. As mentioned previously, she enjoys volunteering in her community and has volunteered at both Mission of Mercy and St. Mary Health Center in Wilmington.
Dr. Turek is excited to be joining the DentalWorks family and cannot wait to meet you and help you get closer to the smile you have always wanted!
The DentalWorks Wilmington dental facility is centrally located in Wilmington, NC. Comfortable and relaxing, we welcome patients of all ages and walks of life to our facility. Built to house the most cutting-edge dental tools and technologies, our entire space was designed with the patient in mind. The patient experience begins with with a warm greeting from our reception area team members, where patients are invited to relax and complete their necessary paperwork. Within our practice we boast several exam rooms, in addition to a secluded area to consult about treatment and pricing. Our dental treatment area is fully equipped with the most up-to-date dental technology to make certain that every patient has a relaxing and effective experience. Our team welcomes you to visit our state-of-the-art dental facility, DentalWorks Wilmington in Wilmington, so that we can give you the service you require.
Our team will be following ADA guidelines to make sure we all stay safe while getting you back to the treatment you need. Your appointment may look a little different, but we are prepared to see you and treat your dental needs in the safest possible environment. Please see additional steps we are taking in our practices to ensure your safety.
Please give us a call if you have any questions, or to schedule an appointment and if you develop any cold symptoms prior to your appointment, please consider rescheduling.
Your health is at the heart of why we do what we do. We’ve made it our mission to clear up common misconceptions and impart the oral care knowledge everyone needs so that you live a healthier, longer life.
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From a simple fix to complex shifts, Invisalign clear aligners can straighten out your smile. Clear aligners are easy to wear, nearly invisible, and are more comfortable than traditional braces. We even will offer you a free consultation today to ensure Invisalign treatment is your best fit.