On this episode of the Dental Up Podcast, we interview the esteemed Dr. Stephanie Price. After serving 12 years in the army, Dr. Price went on to study at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry Chapel Hill, where she graduated from in 2013. She has been practicing dentistry for at least 30 years now, and continues to provide quality, top-tier restorations and services to her patients. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and traveling.
In this episode of the Dental Up Podcast, you will hear about:
- Dr. Price's dental education experience
- Her first job out of Dental School
- Transitioning from the Military to Private Practice
- Her future goals and advice
- How she incorporates technology into her practice
- Sleep Appliances
Dr. Prices achievements and honors:
Advanced Education in General Dentistry July 2014- June 2016
Uniformed Services Health University Masters Program
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
DDS, with Distinction University of North Carolina May 2013
School of Dentistry
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
BME Mechanical Engineering May 1995
University of Delaware
Masters, Oral Biology Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences June 2016
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
License Dentist, North Carolina May 2013-present
Certificate Mastership Pending, July 2022
Academy of General Dentistry
Diplomate March 2020
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Academy of General Dentistry July 2018
Diplomate May 2017
American Board of General Dentistry
Helicopter Pilot OH58, UH60 October 1996
US Army Aviation Center
Fort Rucker, Alabama
Additional Coursework: University of Richmond 1990-1992
Fayetteville State University 2007-2008
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Methodist University 2008-2009
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Tucker Institute June 2014
Honors: Honor Graduate, Command and General Staff College Fall 2016
Omicron Kappa Upsilon-UU Chapter Spring 2013
Dean’s List University of North Carolina Spring 2010- Spring 2013
Clinic Commendation University of North Carolina Summer 2010-Spring 2013
Chancellor’s List Fayetteville State University 2007-2008
Honor Graduate US Army Officer Basic Course 1996
Distinguished Military Graduate 1995
Dean’s List University of Delaware Spring 1995
Special Recognition: Academy of Osseointegration Outstanding Student Award 2013
UNC Spurgeon Class Award Spring 2012
US Army Meritorious Service Medal 2007, 2005
US Army Bronze Star Medal 2005
US Army Senior Army Aviation Badge 2004
US Army Commendation Medal 1999, 2014, 2016, 2018
US Army Achievement Medal 1995, 2001
US Army Air Assault Badge 1995
Whitaker Bioengineering Design Award 1995
Nowinski Excellence in Undergraduate Research 1995
US Army Airborne Badge 1992
Fayetteville State University
2007-2008 Student Instructor Cellular Biology and Molecular Biology
University of North Carolina School of Dentistry
2010-2012 DDS Student Note-Taker
RESEARCH and PRESENTATIONS:
“Digital Dentures,” “Diagnosis,” 2017. Continuing Education
Presentations Fort Polk, Louisiana.
“CAD/CAM Dentistry,” 2016. Continuing education presentation as part
of the Fort Bragg Comprehensive Short Course
“Evaluating the effectiveness of biomaterial removal from dental implant
drills following a standardized sterilization protocol,” 2016. Original research
completed for the requirement of the masters thesis.
“Why the General Dentist Needs to Know About Oral Lichen Planus”
January/February 2015. “General Dentistry” Literature review of publications
relating to the issues surrounding Oral Lichen Planus.
“Finite Element Simulation of Deformations in Woven Structures Under
Tensile Loading,” 1995. Created a 3D computer simulation of a plain weave
fabric and analyzed the internal forces. Oral presentation at the second
International Conference on Composites Engineering, Louisiana August 1995.
“It’s your prerogative” 1995. As resident assistant presented a program for my
dormitory residents which included a review and discussion of Jane Elliot’s
1968 classroom blue eyed/brown eyed experiment. The program was awarded
best program of the month of 15 residence halls on campus.
“A Tactile Force Measuring Device,” 1994. Developed tactile force
measuring device to identify forces exerted on babies during delivery with
the goal of minimizing fetal shoulder dystocia. Poster presentation at the
Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Arizona October 1994.
Dentist 2013- 2016 Missions of Mercy and Care Clinic of Fayetteville,
North Carolina. Provided dental treatment for the underserved, annually.
Dentist 2013- present Care Clinic, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Provided dental treatment for the underserved, monthly.
Student Dentist 2011-2013 Samaritan Health Center, Durham, North
Carolina. Provided dental treatment for the underserved; approximately 15
Dental Assistant 2008-2013 Student Health Action Coalition, Chapel Hill
North Carolina. Assisted students in dental treatment for the underserved;
approximately 24 hours.
Dental Assistant, 2007-2013. Care Clinic Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Assisted in dental treatment for the underserved; approximately 30 hours.
Math Tutor 1990-1991. Henrico County Public Schools, Richmond Virginia.
Mentored and assisted elementary school children; approximately 25 hours.
Pediatric Assistant 1988-1990. St. Joseph Hospital, Towson, Maryland.
Provided over 500 hours of comfort and activity for children receiving long
and short term hospital care.
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Transitioning to a Private Practice with Dr. Price
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