• Jacksonville's Periodontics and Implant Specialist
    Creating A Strong Foundation For Your Beautiful Smile
  • High-Quality Dental Implants
    We Offer Permanent Tooth Replacement Options
  • State-of-the-Art Technology
    We use the most up-to-date technology to provide you with the best care possible.

Welcome to Our Dental Practice

Patient-Centered & Research-Based

The office of Jacksonville, NC Dentist, and Periodontist Dr. Jose I. Arauz Periodontics welcomes you to this website and hopes that it will help to answer your questions about gum recession, dental implants, periodontal disease (gum disease), gum grafting, and many other subjects related to the field Periodontics. Dr. Arauz is Jacksonville's dental implant specialist offering you the expertise you need and the care you deserve. 

Our primary objective is to assist you in developing an optimal strategy for achieving and maintaining your dental health. This begins by focusing on your needs, desires, anxieties, and limitations, from the moment the first contact is made; whether by phone, mail, e-mail or in person.

We are committed to providing you with excellent periodontal and implant care in a caring, safe, and comfortable environment. Dr. Arauz and his professional staff are trained and focused on effectively listening to help each patient articulate and obtain their desired results.  

We strongly recognize and advocate the role of other dentists, periodontists and specialists in your treatment and fully endorse the “team approach” to allow each professional to contribute his or her expertise for your maximum benefit.

While we take great pride in our services and achievements, you should know that our greatest accomplishment is creating the foundation for great smiles.

For appointments, please contact us by phone at (910) 600-6171 or completing our online appointment form. No referral is necessary to make an appointment to see our clinical team and new patients are always welcome.

We would like to know what you think about our practice please fill out a review here, or you can email us at [email protected]

Dr. Arauz is affiliated with the following organizations:

AAP American Dental Association American Board of Periodontology SAP Academy of Osseointergration North Carolina Dental Society

Jose I. Arauz, DMD, PA is a BBB Accredited Periodontist in Jacksonville, NC

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Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Jose Arauz

    Dr. Arauz received his first dental degree (Doctor in Dental Surgery, D.D.S.) from the University of Panama in Panama City, Panama in 1997 and then his second dental degree (Doctor in Dental Medicine, D.M.D.) from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio in 2004.

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  • Irene Robert
    Office Manager

    Irene our office manager was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Irene has been working in the dental field for over 15 years accumulating great and valuable experience which is a benefit to our office and our patients here in Jacksonville.

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  • Dewalae Rowser
    Treatment Plan Coordinator

    Dewalae was born and raised close by, in Beulaville, North Carolina. Her past dental career experience includes working as a Patient Relations Coordinator for five years with Dental Works, here in Jacksonville.

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  • Jill Rickrode
    Hygienist

    Jill is a registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 2006.

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  • Cynthia Johnson
    Hygienist

    Cynthia is a registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 1998.

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  • Tracy Stroud
    Dental Assistant

    Tracy started working in our office as a Certified Dental Assistant after graduating from Coastal Carolina Community College in the Spring of 2016.

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  • Keresitin Mullins
    Dental Assistant

    Kerestin is a Certified Dental Assistant who graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 2014.

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  • Anyssa Daglaris
    Dental Assistant

    Anyssa is originally from Central Florida. She has lived here inEastern Carolina for almost 3 years with her husband, son and her dog.


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  • Janet
    Sterilization Technician

    Janet started working with Dr. Arauz April of 2018. She was born and raised in North Carolina and has been blessed with three beautiful daughters and one handsome son.

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  • Anastasia Arauz
    Administrative Assistant

    Anastasia has been working with Dr. Arauz and his team since 2015. Anastasia is responsible for bookkeeping, accounting and various other duties within the office.

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  • Laura Moore
    Financial Coordinator

    Laura was born and raised on Long Island, New York. She obtained her Associates Degree in business from Briarcliffe College in New York.

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  • Sarah Butler

    Sarah is originally from coastal Texas She attended Coastal Carolina Community College and graduated as a CDA in 2014.

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  • Natalie Johnson
    Practice Ambassador-Marketing and Event Coordinating

    Natalie works as our Marketing Director and Event Coordinator. She grew up in Iowa then moved to Florida in 2006.

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

    Visiting Jose I. Arauz, DMD, PA gives my family and me more reasons to smile.

    The Johnson Family

    Dr. Arauz provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most.

    Jennifer R.

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    If you want to replace a missing or failing tooth with a state-of-the-art dental implant (watch dental implant video), your dentist will first need to make sure that you have sufficient bone in your jaw to anchor the implant. This is true no matter what type of tooth is being replaced. However, if it ...

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    Cancer is a scary word, but the more you know about it, the better able you will be to protect yourself and the ones you love. This is particularly true of oral cancer, which is very treatable if caught early. Unfortunately, about two-thirds of oral cancers are not caught until the late stages. You may ...

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Monday:

7:00 AM-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

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Sunday:

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