Harold S. Speight, DDS
Dr. Harold S. Speight grew up in Mount Airy, North Carolina. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1983 from UNC-Chapel Hill, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After completing his undergraduate studies, Dr. Speight received his dental training at UNC-School of Dentistry, graduating in 1987. During a one-year post-doctoral residency program in general dentistry (AEGD) at UNC, he specifically trained in advanced restorative and prosthetic techniques, as well as the most recent concepts in the various dental specialty areas. He maintains memberships in the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, North Carolina Dental Society and John Dilday Study Club. Dr. Speight stays up to date with the most current concepts in dentistry by attending continuing education classes throughout the year.
Dr. Speight currently lives in Durham with his wife and two children. He enjoys seeing patients and helping them create healthy habits for life. Whether you are simply coming in for your semi-annual cleaning or you need more extensive dental work, Dr. Speight is here to help, and he’s always happy to meet new patients. Contact us today to make your next appointment!
Meet Our Team
Our team would love to personally welcome you to our practice. Before you visit our office in Durham, North Carolina, we invite you to learn more about the individuals who assist Dr. Harold Speight in providing such excellent dental care. We look forward to meeting you!
Cheri has been our Registered Dental Hygienist for over 23 years, since graduating from the Dental Hygiene Program at Northwestern University in Chicago. She loves working with Dr. Harold Speight and our team, providing high-quality, gentle, and personalized care. Her time with Dr. Harold Speight has given her the opportunity to form relationships with so many families and watch children grow up and bring their own children to our office. Cheri enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, and riding and showing her horse, Mayday.
Heather is our Sterilization Technician and Office Assistant and joined our team recently in 2018. She most enjoys the family-like atmosphere of our office and is great at caring for our patients’ and office needs. Heather is a single mom to a beautiful, smart and kind five-year-old girl and she loves going to the beach and spending time with her daughter.
As our Office Manager, Dolores has enjoyed her first year at our practice, forming close relationships with our team and patients. She admires Dr. Harold Speight’s approach to dentistry and his willingness to thoroughly discuss treatment options with patients so that they can make informed decisions about their dental care. Dolores also loves the relaxing atmosphere within our office. She graduated from NC State University in 2012, earning her B.A. in Language, Writing, and Rhetoric.
For over six years, Joanna has worked with Dr. Harold Speight, anticipating his needs during treatment sessions. In 2007, she graduated from Alamance Community College. She is grateful to work in a family-oriented practice and build meaningful relationships with co-workers and patients. Joanna is married to a wonderful man, Michael, and has one son and three stepchildren. Her free time is spent with her family and her chickens. She enjoys welcoming the new chicks each spring.
Kimberly graduated from Wake Tech Community College with a degree in dental hygiene in 2007, and has been our dental hygienist for over seven years. She loves working with Dr. Harold Speight as he provides excellent care to our patients and team, and she is happy to be part of a team that she can consider family. Kimberly’s hobbies include spending time with family and friends, watching movies, exploring new places, and being with her son, Tucker, who is the light of her life.