Alex Drake, DDS
A native of Henderson, North Carolina, Dr. Alex Drake is excited about having returned close to home to provide the highest quality dental care to the people of Oxford and the surrounding areas. Dr. Drake graduated with Distinction from UNC Chapel Hill with a degree in Psychology before deciding to pursue a career in dentistry at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. In 2006, he graduated with Honors and chose to continue his education in a General Practice Residency at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. In his residency, Dr. Drake received extensive training in all areas of general dentistry, including hospital operating room dentistry, IV sedation dentistry, oral surgery and dental implants. He returned home in 2007 and practiced as an associate until opening his own private practice in Oxford, NC in July 2012. Dr. Drake is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry and the Gateway Dental Study Club. Dr. Drake is originally from Henderson and graduated from Kerr-Vance Academy in 1996. He is the son of Dr. Roddy and Beverly Drake of Henderson and the son-in-law of Drs. Weldon and Cindy Hampton of Oxford. He is married to Dr. Darcy Drake and they reside in Oxford with their daughters Annie and Vivie. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time at home with his wife and daughters as well as following all Tar Heel sports closely.
Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.
I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.