Carolina Center for Dental Implants & Periodontics

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About Carolina Center for Dental Implants & Periodontics

The Carolina Center for Dental Implants & Periodontics is one of the most respected and widely renowned surgical implant practices in the country.  Founded by Dr. Jeffery Thomas in 1984, the practice was one of the first in the region to provide comprehensive dental implant reconstruction.

The practice is known for the high level of patient care and service provided by the doctors and professional team.  The commitment to excellence, high standards of quality, and cutting edge technology are hallmarks of the Carolina Center for Dental Implants & Periodontics.

This is also one of the few surgical practices in the entire region that has a dedicated Implant Coordinator. As one of the most highly educated and experienced Implant Coordinators in the country, she facilitates a seamless treatment sequence for patients and serves as a liaison with their general dental offices.

Meet Our Doctors

Jeffery R. Thomas, DDS

Dr. Thomas has been actively involved in implant dentistry for nearly 30 years.  He lectures throughout the country on various aspects of implant surgical procedures.  He is a Fellow in the International Team for Implantology and a reviewer for the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry.


Patrick McDonough, DDS, MS

Dr. McDonough is a Board Certified Periodontist.  He served as a clinical instructor at Eglin AFB, in Florida for 5 years and as Chief of Periodontics at Spangdahlem AB, Germany for 4 years.  Dr. McDonough has worked with Dr. Thomas part-time since 2009.


Contact Information

2808 Village Way
Trent Woods, NC 28562
(252) 633-1631