Durham Cosmetic Dentistry

Prosthodontic and Family Care

Bill Gates, DDS, MS, PLLC

Bill Gates, DDS, MS
3622 Shannon Road
Suite 101
Durham, NC 27707
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Dr. Gates

Dr. Gates earned his dental degree from the University of North Carolina in 1989.

In 1991 Dr. Gates earned a Master of Science degree and Certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Iowa. This two year post graduate program focuses on the specialty of Prosthodontics where techniques to treat more complex dental conditions with crowns, bridges, veneers, implants, and dentures are practiced.

In 1992, Dr. Gates earned a Certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthetics from The University of Texas at MD Anderson Cancer Center, further specializing in the field of dental rehabilitation of the cancer patient.

Dr. Gates held the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina from 1992 to 1995.

Dr. Gates has been a member of the IOWA MOST Cleft Lip and Palate Team since 2010. Once a year this Rotary supported team of dedicated professionals works with Rotary in Guatemala to bring life changing treatments to cleft lip and palate patients in Guatemala.

Dr. Gates is a member of the following professional organizations:

American College of Prosthodontists

American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics

American Dental Association

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Dr. Bill Gates

Kristina, Dental Hygienist

Kristina joined our team in June of 2011. She received her Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene at Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, North Carolina and licensed in 2009. In May of 2013 Kristina graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene.

Kristina is a Minnesota native but has called North Carolina home since the age of 10. Outside of the office, Kristina enjoys spending time with her husband Chris, and their son Dean, along with her Brittany Spaniel Bailey. She also enjoys reading and listening to audiobooks - her favorite being the Harry Potter series. Kristina's favorite thing about working in dentistry is her patients. "I enjoy being able to interact with all of my patients and being able to offer them the best possible care for a healthy smile!"

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Elizabeth, Dental Assistant

Elizabeth joined our team In February of 2018. Elizabeth earned her Dental Assisting degree from NC Dental U of Wake Forest. Elizabeth lives in Oxford, NC and loves spending time with her husband Derek And their two dogs. During her free time she loves working around her home, decorating, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with family. Elizabeth loves helping people have a great dental experience. Helping people feel confident about their smile, puts a smile on Elizabeth's face!

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Sheri, Patient Care Coordinator

Sheri is a graduate of Florida State University. Sheri worked in dentistry in both Virginia and Arizona before becoming an elementary school teacher. Originally from Virginia, Sheri has lived in both Italy and England. In her free time, Sheri enjoys kayaking and horseback riding. Sheri loves being an advocate for patients and making sure all thier dental needs are met.

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