Meet The Doctors
Dr. Benson and Dr. Whitley are proud of the reputation they’ve built—one based on experience, compassion, and clinical excellence—and look forward to helping you achieve a lifetime of healthy smiles.
Welcome to Raleigh Dental
Raleigh Dental has provided family-friendly dental care for the Greater Raleigh Area since 1985. Dr. James “Art” Whitley, his nephew, Dr. William “Billy” Benson, and our team offer leading-edge dentistry in a welcoming, safe environment.
Ours is practice that makes your comfort, concerns, and smile goals our top priorities. We’ll spend a lot of time talking with you and asking questions about your life, your health, and what you need from us. By fully understanding your desires we’re able to provide care that will make you smile.
Our doctors will create a unique treatment plan for you. We’ll review the plan, explaining what’s involved, what to expect, and why the doctor feels it’s the best solution to your situation. We’ll also talk about care options and encourage your questions: it’s important you’re about to make an informed decision about your smile’s health!
Some of the care we offer:
- Dental exams, cleanings, and fillings for all ages
- Emergency dental care
- Pediatric dentistry
- Nitrous oxide (laughing gas)
- Solutions for gum disease, sleep apnea, and TMJ-TMD
- Cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening, and veneers
- Invisalign® clear aligners
Please contact our Raleigh, NC family dental office to schedule a consultation. We serve the Greater Raleigh Area, including Wake Forest and Garner.
Dr. Whitley, Dr. Benson, and the Raleigh Dental team can’t wait to meet you. We’d love to help you achieve your healthiest, happiest, most beautiful smile; call, today!
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From a simple filling to crowns, dentures, and Invisalign®, we offer comprehensive dentistry to give you a smile that is healthy and beautiful.
Brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting us for regular exams and cleanings can prevent cavities and ensure you keep your teeth for a lifetime.
Many treatments, ranging from behavior modification to oral appliance therapy, can be successful in providing you with a better night’s sleep.
If you experience a dental emergency, don’t panic! Just give us a call and we will see you as soon as possible—many times the same day!
If you are suffering from gum disease, we provide non-surgical and surgical options to improve your gum health and tooth stability.
What Our Patients Say
"Very helpful, personable, and always fits me in when I need a last-second appointment. My whole family goes here, and we love both Dr. Whitley and Dr. Benson. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend them!"
"My husband and I have trusted our dental care to Raleigh Dental for years. More recently, my 92-year-old mother needed care after chipping a tooth, so I knew where to take her. Dr. Whitley was so kind and caring as he beautifully repaired her smile. We love the staff and the dentists and highly recommend them!"
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"Dr. Whitley and his staff are top-notch! They get you right in and there is no wait in the waiting room or in the dentist chair. All the staff is friendly and know their stuff."
- Sarah S.
Everyone here is so friendly! I look forward to my annual visits because of how nice everyone is. I've been to a lot of dental offices where I'd only see the dentist for less than a minute at the end of my appointment. Here, Dr. Benson spends a good amount of time working with me, answering my questions, and giving me feedback on my teeth. I appreciate the amount of time and effort everyone here gives me as a patient! I always leave feeling satisfied and with squeaky clean teeth. If you're afraid of Dentists, check out this place. You won't regret it!