Dana B. Shumate, DDS, PA – Wilmington, NC Welcome to Porters
Neck Dentistry

Dr. Dana Shumate merges compassionate care for the entire family with state-of-the-art technology to create a truly special dental experience. Request a free sedation, implant, or cosmetic consultation.

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Dana B. Shumate, DDS, PA – Wilmington, NC
Welcome to Porters
Neck Dentistry

New Patients
(910) 202-6576

Existing Patients
(910) 686-7404

Dr. Dana Shumate merges compassionate care for the entire family with state-of-the-art technology to create a truly special dental experience. Request a free sedation, implant, or cosmetic consultation.

New Patients Call (910) 202-6576 | Existing Patients (910) 686-7404

Dr. Shumate

Dr. Dana Shumate

New Look,
Same Care.

Welcome to Porters Neck Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, conveniently located on Market Street, four blocks southwest of Lowe’s Home Improvement. Here, Dr. Shumate and our professionals know that dental health is not just about beautiful white smiles: it’s about having strong teeth, healthy gums, and the simple joy of eating delicious foods. Our mission is to help patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

Personalized Care

“I wanted a place where we could provide comprehensive care. So I spend time with every guest to get to know them and form a personalized treatment plan. We’re honored to have our guests at our practice. Here at Porters Neck Dentistry, we have a team that’s unsurpassed.”
–Dr. Dana Shumate

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Get Care Today For

Crowns & Bridges Family Dentistry Dental Implants Porcelain Veneers Smile Whitening Periodontal Care

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New uninsured patients only. Dr. Shumate offers these specials to make it easy for us to get to know each other. Please call to request your appointment today!



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Join our Great White Smile Club and get preventive care for a low monthly subscription fee! Plus, save up to an additional 10% on needed restorative or cosmetic treatments.

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It’s Easy to See Why Wilmington Loves Us

Learn why patients from all over the Wilmington, NC, area love Dr. Dana Shumate and his dedicated dental team at Porters Neck Cosmetic & Family Dentistry. We genuinely care about our patients and it shows in our testimonials.


“I can trust Dr Shumate and his staff to take good care of me from the time I walk in the door until the time I leave the office! Whether it’s a routine cleaning like today, or a dental emergency, they have never let me down! I highly recommend them!” –Stephanie M.


“Dr. Dana Shumate and his staff are the kindest, most knowledgeable, and most professional people I have ever met. Dr. Shumate also has the most advanced equipment possible for family dentistry. Every aspect of my experience with Dr. Shumate and his staff has been of the highest quality, and they have been extremely successful in providing the very best care for all of my dental needs.” –T.R.G.


“Staff is incredibly friendly and helpful and I can always reach somebody on the phone for questions. It was also the most painless and comfortable tooth extraction I’ve had of the few that I’ve had done. Definitely recommend Porters Neck Dentistry!” –Erica F.

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Relax with
Sedation Dentistry

Sedation offered by Dr. Shumate is not for pain but to help patients deal with intense feelings of fear and anxiety that arise when they visit the dentist. Many patients use sedation when undergoing complex procedures, such as cosmetic dentistry and dental implants.

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Cosmetic Dentistry
by Dr. Dana Shumate

Cosmetic dentistry combines art and science to create a cost-effective way to improve your smile. Using advanced dental techniques, cosmetic dentistry is meant to enhance your smile in a healthy and beautiful way. A bright, beautiful smile increases your self-confidence and overall life satisfaction.

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Get Dental Implants
with Dr. Dana Shumate

Dental implants are a permanent, natural-looking solution to replace a missing tooth. Dental implants with Dr. Shumate are an excellent solution for improving your smile, maintaining your lifestyle, and allowing you to eat what you want. The best part is that they look like your natural teeth!

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Contact Us

Dana B. Shumate, DDS, PA
8131 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28411
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8:00am – 5:00pm
8:00am – 5:00pm
8:00am – 5:00pm
8:00am – 3:00pm
By Appointment


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