40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

DAVID LEE HILL JR.

  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Chapel Hill Implant and Oral Surgery

Age:

38

Name of Practice:

Chapel Hill Implant and Oral Surgery

Specialty:

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Education:

B.S. in biology, West Virginia University; DDS, West Virginia University School of Dentistry; general practice residency, University of North Carolina Hospitals Chapel Hill; oral and maxillofacial surgery residency, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


WHY HE WAS NOMINATED:

Dr. Hill is making the most of his excellent education in the fields of oral and maxillofacial surgery and surgical implant reconstruction. Following completion of his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency, he was mentored by Dr. Michael A. Pikos, who trained him in hard- and soft-tissue graft reconstruction, implant rehabilitation and therapy.

PHILOSOPHY:

“In dentistry and at home: Stay busy but balanced.”

SOMETHING PEOPLE DON’T KNOW:

“My favorite thing to do on the weekend is go to our local performing-arts center. Whether it’s dance, comedy or theater, I absolutely love live-performance shows.”