Meet Our Doctor

Edward J. Clemons, Jr., DDS, PA 

Dr. Edward Clemons, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He later moved to Durham, North Carolina, where he graduated from Hillside High School.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University School of Dentistry.  Dr. Clemons graduated with honors from all three programs and was president of his dental class at Howard University.  He completed his dental residency at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, DC.

In November 2010, Dr. Clemons completed 216 hours of continued education in a nine-month implant continuum taught by the Triangle Dental Institute in Research Triangle Park, NC.  His training included lectures, workshops and one-on one mentoring on implant surgical placement and restoration, associated bone preservation and ridge augmentation grafting and connective tissue grafting.  

Most recently, Dr. Clemons earned a Fellowship Award from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).  The ICOI was founded in 1972 and has 12,000 members worldwide in 89 countries.  It is the world's largest dental implant organization, as well as the world's largest provider of continuing dental implant education and currently has 2,582 active Fellows in the United States. The awarding of Fellowship status is one of the highest honors a professional society, such as the ICOI, can bestow on a dental professional involved in oral implantology.  Nominees achieve Fellowship status through their efforts in education, research and actual clinical experience.   

Dr. Clemons has been in private practice since 1988.  He is an active member of the American Dental Association, National Dental Association, Academy of Computerized Dentistry and the North Carolina Dental Society, as well as, The Old North State Dental Society, The Community Health Coalition and The Durham Academy of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

His belief is that the best patient is an educated patient and for that reason, he has invested in a patient education system for his practice.  Clemons Cosmetic and Family Dentistry is equipped with the latest hi-tech dental equipment.  Dr. Clemons continues to implement leading edge technology in the transformation of smiles.  His goal is to provide the best dental care possible.

Spare time for Dr. Clemons is spent with his family, enjoying a myriad of activities including golfing, scuba diving and traveling both nationally and internationally.  He also enjoys jazz music and photography.

Ed is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and a deacon at his Church.  He is married to Yolanda and they have three children, Lyndsay, Edward, III and Vivica.  His cosmetic and family dentistry office is located in the Southpark at 54 Professional Center, off of Highway 54 West, in Durham.

Please visit us at 5011 Southpark Drive, Suite 110, Durham, NC 27713. Our telephone number is (919) 361-9700.  Our fax number is (919) 361-9747. 

Clemons Cosmetic and Family Dentistry offers everything you need for an attractive and healthy smile!  

Dr. Clemons' Philosophy:  Keeping Your Smile Healthy for a Lifetime 

Dr. Clemons Motto:  Smiles by Clemons


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