Dr. Walter J. Kucaba, DDS

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Dr. Walter J. Kucaba, DDS

Periodontics | Male

Walter J. Kucaba, DDS, MS, PA 151 Dillon Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29307 Get Directions
(864) 585-0468

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Dr. Kucaba, a periodontist, is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor Degree in Biology. He...Read more

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Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry

Conditions Treated

Dr. Kucaba says..

90% of the patients tell the doctor what is wrong.  The problem is the doctor does not listen.  I take the time to listen and evaluate your needs and desires so I can understand what is the problem and formulate a dental treatment plan the will take care of your needs.

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  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Periodontitis
  • Receding Gums
  • Sleep Apnea

Procedures Performed

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I have utilized the most advanced techniques and technology to treat gum disease, replace missing teeth and stabilize loose dentures with dental implant and construct dental appliances for those patients who are CPAP intolerant. 

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  • Bone Grafting
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Dental Implant
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Gum Surgery
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening

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Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1971

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of North Carolina / School Of Dentistry

    Completed in 1977

  • Undergraduate School
    The University Of Delaware

    Graduated in 1967

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Periodontics
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kucaba says...

Dr. Kucaba, a periodontist, is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor Degree in Biology.  He received his DDS Degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York.  He received a Certificate in Periodontics and a Masters Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Southern Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American College of Oral Implantology and the International College of Oral Implantologists.  He is on the staff of the Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care as well as the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center where he is a consultant to the Department of Oncology.  Dr. Kucaba speaks nationally and internationally on conventional and reduced diameter implants.  Dr. Kucaba's private practice, with emphasis on tissue regeneration and implant dentistry, is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Dr. Kucaba's Care Philosophy

The best dentistry is no dentistry or as little as possible to solve you dental needs.

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Dr. Kucaba says...

90% of the patients tell the doctor what is wrong.  The problem is the doctor does not listen.  I take the time to listen and evaluate your needs and desires so I can understand what is the problem and formulate a dental treatment plan the will take care of your needs.

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Dr. Kucaba says...

I have utilized the most advanced techniques and technology to treat gum disease, replace missing teeth and stabilize loose dentures with dental implant and construct dental appliances for those patients who are CPAP intolerant. 

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Dr. Kucaba says...

Your remarks on how you were treated and the service received in my office would be much appreciated.  These remarks will help us improve the services that we provide to our patients.