About our office

Dr. Tarun Agarwal DDS is a top Raleigh dentist and is considered one of the top dentists in the country. Dr. Agarwal is best known for his friendly and fun way of delivering dental care. Dr. Agarwal graduated from University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1999 & is a recognized speaker, author, and dental leader. He has been featured on CBS/NBC/ABC/FOX & News 14 Carolina. Dr. Agarwal has been awarded 40 Under 40 Business Leaders by Triangle Business Journal and is regularly invited to teach other ...Read More

Meet our team

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Dr. Tarun Agarwal General Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Tarun Agarwal DDS is considered one of the top dentists in the country, Dr. Agarwal is best known for his friendly and fun way of delivering dental care. Dr. Agarwal graduated from University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1999 & is a recognized speaker, author, and dental leader. He has been featured on CBS/NBC/ABC/FOX & News 14 Carolina. Dr. Agarwal has been awarded 40 Under 40 Business Leaders by Triangle Business Journal and is regularly invited to teach other dentists around the world. Dr...Read More

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Dr. Shaharyar Fiza General Dentist Read Bio

Shaharyar Fiza, DMD is a general dentist at Raleigh Dental Arts. Originally a scientist he continues to stay at the forefront of the latest development and innovation, particularly in minimally invasive dentistry. He has published articles on advanced procedures and products in the field of cosmetic dentistry. He has held a teaching position at an aesthetic dentistry institute where he lectured and mentored fellow dentists on cosmetic dentistry. Currently, he serves as a mentor at 3D Dentist ...Read More

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Michele Benz Business Director Read Bio

Originally from California, Michele moved to Raleigh with her family in 2015. Michele has a degree in Kinesiology from St Mary's College in California. She has 6 years experience in patient care and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2018. In her free time, Michele enjoys riding at Cycle Bar, hiking with her puppy, playing tennis and golf. She says she loves that every day she can learn something new. Dental technology is constantly evolving and teaching us new ways to bett...Read More

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Liz Owens Sleep Apnea Coordinator Read Bio

I have worked at Raleigh Dental Arts for over three years as a DA II. I came on board after graduating from the UNC Dental Assisting program in 2008. I assist Dr. Agarwal with all procedures and answer any questions the patient may have. My goal is to make the experience in our office as pleasant and comfortable as possible because we are a small office and we treat our patients like they are part of our family. Many patients have come to us because they have had bad experiences at other offic...Read More

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Meghan Wood Dental Hygienist Read Bio

I have been with the Dental Arts team since August 2012 and am thrilled to be part of this great office. I received my Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from UNC Chapel Hill. As a Dental Hygienist, it is important to me to promote dental health through patient education, digital x-rays, oral examinations, routine dental cleanings, and periodontal therapy. I strive to make every dental visit a personable, comfortable, positive experience for each patient. My goal is to help patients achieve o...Read More

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Jessie Finlay Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Jessie completed Dental Hygiene in 2007 at Wayne Community College and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2016. In her spare time, Jessie enjoys crafts, painting and DIY projects. She also likes to visit the beach, theme parks, and hiking trails. Being a keen animal lover Jessie also likes to find the next dog to pet! Jessie says when she was a child she was terrified of the dentist. She would cry on the way there. Her dental hygienist was always so comforting and sweet...Read More

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Jasmyn Bray Dental Hygienist
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Whitney Griffin Dental Assistant Read Bio

Whitney has been a dental assistant for over 13 years and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team as a DA II since 2016. Whitney completed the Dental Assisting Program in 2006 through the Maryland State Dental Association and received her EFDA Certification in 2015 through Harcum College in Pennsylvania. For fun, Whitney enjoys listening to music, dancing and going to live shows. She also enjoys hiking, camping and doing almost anything outdoors. Whitney says being able to be pa...Read More

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Whitney Jones Dental Assistant Read Bio

Whitney has a Psychology major from ECU and completed her DA I certificate in February 2018. Whitney has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since September 2018. In her spare time, Whitney enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking and spending time with family and friends. Whitney says being a part of watching someone's smile and confidence completely transform is a rewarding experience.

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Alyssa Ferguson Dental Assistant Read Bio

Alyssa completed her DA I certificate in 2010 and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2017. Alyssa enjoys hiking, cooking, reading and spending time with her German Shepherd dog Hano. Alyssa says she loves the ability to change people's lives by improving their smiles and educating patients on their dental health. She enjoys all facets of dentistry and that there is always something new to learn.

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At Raleigh Dental Arts we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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