Dr. James Spivey, DDS

Dr. James Spivey, DDS

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Dentistry  ·  
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60 y/o
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Dr. James Spivey, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Portsmouth, NH and has been practicing for 31 years. He practices dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and more.Read his story

Lafayette Dental Care

278 Lafayette Rd Bldg E

Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Insurance Accepted

  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Spivey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spivey "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 "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spivey "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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3  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry

30  Conditions Treated

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

17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Hampshire.

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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spivey to family and friends
112 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (112)

  • 5
    (95)
  • 4
    (15)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

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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