We are glad you found us.
Dr. West's mission is to provide quality, conservative, comprehensive dental care to entire families in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
This means we utilize the latest technology and techniques to provide the highest possible care, while also exercising judgment to preserve tooth structure and avoid aggressive treatment. All non-emergency new patients undergo a comprehensive exam and set of x-rays, including a full periodontal assessment and review of a detailed treatment plan.
Dr. West performs a wide range of procedures, but also takes advantage of the excellent specialists in the area to treat every one of his patients' needs.
601 W. Rosemary St. Suite 219
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Meet Dr. West
Dr. Jeffrey West is a North Carolina native, having grown up in the mountains around Asheville. He earned a BA in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before attending Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. Dr. West has practiced in the Triangle since 2008 and opened his own practice in 2011. Dr. West is a member of the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Association. He also has volunteered for years at the Durham Rescue Mission, practicing dentistry on the area's underserved in the Samaritan Health Center. Dr. West currently serves on the board of the Samaritan Health Center.
He and his wife, Crystal, love mountains, and have backpacked all over the east coast, Alaska, in the Rockies, Sierras, Alps and Himalayas. The pictures throughout the office are all from their trips. Dr. West also enjoys fly-fishing and running. They live with their son, Owen, daughter, Evelyn, and their dog, Gus, in Chapel Hill.
Your first visit
Your first appointment is vital to establishing a relationship of trust and comfort with our office. After meeting our friendly staff and turning in or filling out the necessary forms, you will have the opportunity to speak with Dr. West about any questions, concerns, or treatment desires that you have. He will then perform a comprehensive exam including digital x-rays, an oral cancer screening, and a full periodontal assessment to check for any signs of tooth decay or gum disease. If you have any treatment needs, Dr. West will then discuss his findings and review a detailed treatment plan with you. If you would like, there is also often time at the end of the visit to clean your teeth or address a specific issue that is bothering you.
Nobody likes paperwork, but the following forms are necessary so that we can safely and legally treat you. Information about our office policies and your rights as a patient regarding health information can be downloaded and viewed here: HIPAA Policies and Procedures
Please download the following forms, fill them out, and bring them with you to your first appointment. If you would prefer to fill them out in the office, please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to allow time for paperwork: New Patient Packet
If you have any recent x-rays from your previous dentist, it is also very helpful to have them forwarded to our office. The easiest way to get this done is to call your previous provider and request that your recent records be emailed to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also let us take care of it by filling out the following form and emailing it to the office: Records Release Form
Frequently asked questions
How much will my appointment cost?
- The cost of your first visit depends on many factors including what treatment you are having completed, your insurance coverage (deductibles, co-pays, etc), if your previous dental x-rays are up to date and available, and more. Please give us a call if you would like to discuss your specific situation. We will always be upfront about any of the costs associated with your treatment and encourage you to ask questions any step of the way. As an office, we strive to provide excellent value for your dental dollar by avoiding over treatment and providing conservative, quality, patient-focused care that lasts.
What insurances do you take?
- We accept all major insurance plans and our staff will be happy to file your claims and take care of the paperwork for you. If you want to talk details or have questions about your insurance, please call the office and we will be glad to provide you with more information about your specific plan.
Open: 8a – 5p M-F
601 W. Rosemary St. Ste 219 (second floor)
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Free parking is located under the building in the garage entered from North Merritt Mill St. Proceed down the ramp and make two left turns to find two spots with Dr. West's name on them where patients can park during their appointments. The West Tower elevators will take you to the second floor, where our office is located in suite 219.
Request an appointment
Please use this form to request appointments or other information. We will respond within one business day. You can also reach us on the phone at 919-636-9123.