Dr. James Spivey, DDS

Dr. James Spivey, DDS

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Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
59 y/o
(90)

Accepting new patients

As an experienced board certified specialist in periodontics, Dr. James D. Spivey provides traditional mucogingival, resective, and regenerative periodontal surgeries. He routinely performs dental implant care from a simple single tooth replacement to the most complex sinus lift, bone grafting, and full arch dental surgery. Dr. Spivey's passions include providing high quality, innovative periodontal services to the surrounding communities and professional services to national dental organizations. His goals involve working with the dental community to expand the concept of interdisciplinary health care, which encourages dentists and physicians to collaborate with periodontal specialists to provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment. This emphasizes the importance of providing the best quality oral health care to his patients through education, collaboration and communication. Experience: Professor in Periodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He spent time teaching dental implant surgery to residents and worked in the faculty dental practice. Held co-chair of the Interdepartmental Dental Implant Team at the University of Iowa Introduced several new implant systems to the Periodontal department at the University of Iowa, while providing interdisciplinary periodontal services throughout the dental college Experienced in extracting wisdom teeth, providing biopsies and intravenous sedation Clinical instructor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Michigan

Lafayette Dental Care

278 Lafayette Rd Bldg E

Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Accepted insurance

  • Delta Dental

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Spivey is an experienced educator and dental practitioner. He has worked as a clinical instructor teaching dental students in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Michigan subsequent to graduating from dental school. This experience included extracting wisdom teeth, providing biopsies, and intravenous sedation. After completing a postdoctoral masters degree at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, he was appointed professor in Periodontics. He taught dental implant surgery to residents and worked in the faculty dental practice. In addition, he mentored, published and presented several classifications of dental research. At the University of Iowa he was co-chair of the Interdepartmental Dental Implant Team and introduced several new implant systems to the Periodontal department, while providing interdisciplinary periodontal services throughout the dental college. Since 1995, Dr. Spivey has been in full-time private practice in Portsmouth, NH.
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Trauma
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Teething
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Laser Root Planing
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Spivey has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Spivey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Implant Dentistry, Member
  • Academy of Periodontology, Member
  • American Board of Oral Implantology, Diplomate
  • American Board of Periodontology, Diplomate
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Southeast NH Dental Society, Member

Dr. Spivey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spivey to family and friends
4.8
based on 90 total reviews
Dr. Spivey's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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