Dr. Robert J. Stanley

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Stanley Dentistry in Cary, NC

Dr. Robert J. Stanley



Dr. Robert Stanley has been interested in dentistry since spending hours in his grandfather’s dental office in Chicago as a child. After his grandfather passed away, Dr. Stanley became interested in Engineering and pursued his Masters and Ph.D. in the field. He worked at Sony Ericsson in Research Triangle Park as a Senior Project Manager.

Since meeting his wife, Dr. Bobbi Stanley, and being involved with the growing dental practice, Dr. Robert Stanley realized that he still loved dentistry. He obtained a DDS from the University of North Carolina and joined his wife in practice. Robert Stanley’s dental acumen is a perfect complement to the practice and distinguishes Stanley Dentistry from other general dentistry practices by offering comprehensive dentistry such as oral surgery, root canals, wisdom teeth removal, and full-mouth reconstruction with dental implants.

Dr. Robert Stanley is an Adjunct Professor in the Prosthodontics Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and Co-founder and Senior Instructor at Stanley Institute for Comprehensive Dentistry.

Dr. Robert Stanley is a Diplomate with the American Board of Oral Implantology (ABOI), a Diplomate with the International College of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), certified in Oral, IV, and Conscious Sedation and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the American Dental Association (ADA), the Raleigh-Wake Dental Society, the North Carolina Dental Society, the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS) and the International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics.

In addition, Dr. Stanley is a Smile Engineer, offering his unique background in mechanical engineering and dentistry to companies around the world as a professional consultant in biomedical engineering. Dr. Stanley is available for professional collaboration for companies to make recommendations and changes to new or existing biomedically engineered products or services.

“My favorite part of being a dentist is being able to make a positive impact on someone's appearance and health every day. If you feel good about your smile, you can conquer the world!”


Areas of Focus

  • Dental Implants
  • Oral Sedation
  • IV Sedation
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Root Canals
  • Same Day Crowns
  • Wisdom Teeth Extractions
  • Gum Grafting
  • Bone Grafting


  • DDS
  • MS
  • PhD