JAMES M. PIPER II DMD, MS
Dr. Piper is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. In June of 2004, Dr. Piper answered his nation’s call to service and joined the United States Air Force (USAF) Dental Corp, where he completed his residency in Prosthodontics at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Dr. Piper earned his Masters of Science Degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. In addition, he competed in the inaugural American Prosthodontic Society research competition and was awarded first place for his efforts. Dr. Piper successfully completed the rigorous board certification process and was awarded his Board Certification in Prosthodontics in November 2007.
After graduating from the prosthodontics residency in 2007, he joined the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD-1) teaching staff at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska where he mentored recent dental graduates and trained them to perform advanced dental techniques as they entered the USAF dental corp. His mentoring earned Dr. Piper the 2009 United States Air Force Dental Educator of the Year. In 2011, Dr. Piper returned to San Antonio to undergo a Fellowship program in Maxillofacial Prosthetics. This fellowship enabled him to complete multiple complex multidisciplinary treatments for our nation’s wounded warriors and multiple other service members, retirees and family members. Dr. Piper remained on the staff of the United States Air Force’s only Prosthodontic Residency Program for the remainder of his commission in the USAF. During his
Dr. Piper has been invited to lecture at multiple local and national meetings. His responsibilities with the Air Force has allowed for the unique opportunity to attend multiple CE opportunities as well as stay at the forefront of the Prosthodontic and surgical fields of dentistry, and the ability to provide some of the most advanced comprehensive care to his patients. Dr. Piper maintains membership in the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, American Board of Prosthodontics, American Dental Association and, now, the North Carolina Dental Society as well
In 2015, Dr. Piper resigned his commission as an officer in the United States Air Force to join Dr. Carnaggio in his dental practice. Dr. Piper prides himself on providing the highest level of care and compassion to his patients. His ultimate goal is to provide his patients with an understanding of their dental condition and to improve the quality of life for his patients. Dr. Piper values family time with his wife, Shannon, and their four beautiful children: Eliana, Jimmy, Avonlea