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Welcome to Alpha Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, Your Dentist in Salisbury, NC

Welcome! The dental professionals at Alpha Family and Cosmetic Dentistry are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a website loaded with valuable information about dentistry and dental problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your oral health.

Our website also provides you with background about our staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose us, you're working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Alpha Family and Cosmetic Dentistry's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Very kind and helpful staff. Very knowledgeable with my insurance. My crown is excellent."
    Donald L. via Google
  • "I have had a good experience with Dr Okonmah's office each and every time I have been there. I have visited there 5 or 6 times in the last couple of years to have teeth removed and to receive a partial for my lower teeth. Dr Okonmah has been very professional and compassionate in her demeanor, and demonstrated consistent competence in her work. I have been very pleased with the work she has done for me and can gladly recommend her services to others!"
    Mark A. via Google
  • "My children and I have been going to Dr. O for about 4yrs now. Her staff has always been very friendly and helpful. They do work in an older office but they have made it pleasant. Appreciate her providing affordable dental care."
    Cherisse H. via Google
  • "She is my son's dentist, she is always pleasant, and the staff is always friendly and attentive."
    Lauren W. via Google
  • "I love this dentist she made me feel at ease. Her and her staff were great. I'm so grateful to find a dentist that truly cares about her patients."
    Michelle R. via Facebook
  • "I called for an emergency appointment with no insurance and they took me in. I was so grateful. The staff was AWESOME!! The doctor/dentist was so nice and gentle, I didn’t experience any pain. I plan to go back. So grateful I was able to be seen when in such awful pain."
    Nucola J. via Google
  • "She is explains everything and has a great attitude and manner she totally cares bout her patients she calmed me down and doesn’t get upset with you"
    Denise E. via Facebook

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  • Veneers

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  • April 2022 Dental Newsletter

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  • Fillings

    Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn't hurt and my filling is still in ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, ...

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

    Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. The procedure begins with administration of a local anesthetic to reduce any discomfort. Then, a small ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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