Travis Hampton, DDS
Drake Dentistry is happy to announce that Dr. Travis Hampton is returning to the area and will be practicing general dentistry in our office. Dr. Hampton will provide care in many areas of general dentistry including crowns and bridges, dentures, wisdom tooth extractions, root canals, dental implants, bone grafting, sinus lifts, IV sedations and more.
As the son of Drs. Weldon and Cindy Hampton, Travis grew up in Oxford and graduated from JF Webb High School in 2003. He attended North Carolina State University and gained a Bachelor of Science in Biology upon completion in 2007. Travis then decided to pursue a career in Dentistry, which he attained from New York University College of Dentistry in New York, NY. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2011 and went on to further his education by completing two years of post doctoral study in hospital general practice residency. The first year was spent at Pitt County Memorial Hospital/Vidant Health in Greenville, NC. For the second year, Travis moved to Charlotte and practiced as Chief Resident at Carolina’s Medical Center. Dr. Hampton has also recently completed 6 months of oral and maxillofacial surgery internship at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA. His Post-doctoral studies consisted of dental treatment for medically complex patients, special needs patients, and hospital patients as well as becoming familiar with the departments of anesthesiology, ear/nose/throat, internal medicine and emergency services. In addition, Travis has had extensive exposure to several dental specialties including Periodontics, Endodontics, and Oral Surgery. Within the realm of general dentistry, Dr. Hampton is excited to offer a special concentration in wisdom teeth extractions, dental implants, IV sedation, oral medicine and dental oncology.
He is currently working towards completion of a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, and holds a Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. In his spare time, Travis enjoys playing the guitar and piano with friends and occasionally in weddings. He is also an avid sports watcher, and participates in soccer, baseball, and softball. Dr. Hampton is currently accepting new patients and is looking forward to bringing his expertise in general dentistry to his hometown while providing the highest quality dental care to the residents of Oxford and the surrounding areas.