Dr. Paul C. Kazmer, Jr. DMD, MS is a Specialist in Periodontics & Implant Dentistry.

Meet Dr. Paul Kazmer


In 2014, Dr. Kazmer was presented with a Milestone Achievement Award for the number of dental implants placed.

thousands of implants placed

After practicing general dentistry in Chapel Hill, NC for three years, Dr. Kazmer opened his current periodontal & implant dentistry practice in 1999. 

serving cary since 1999

Dr. Kazmer earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, located in Boston, MA. 

He is also a proud Tar Heel, as he earned his Master’s degree in Periodontics and Dental Implantology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Highlights of Dr. Kazmer's Career

Service in the Dental Community & Beyond

Dedicated to helping the dental community, Dr. Kazmer is proud to mentor and teach students from UNC and Wake Tech Community College’s dental programs to do rotations at his office. He also offers Continuing Education events for the local dental community and is also the director of the Southern Wake Dental Institute.

Mentorship & Continuing Education

Dr Kazmer and his wife Janet are the cofounder of Orphan Adoption and Foster Care Ministry. Founded in 2016, OAFC seeks to provide a support network and resources for families who are called to adoption or foster care. Offering pre/post adoption family mentor program, along with educational events and support groups. We seek to provide direct care to children in orphanages via summer hosting program and mission trips to an Orphanage in Costa Rica.

Orphan Adoption and Foster Care Ministries

As a pilot I love any excuse to fly and what better excuse then to help a sick patient get to an out-of- town medical appointment. Angel Flight™ arranges free air transportation for people who need to travel to receive lifesaving medical treatment but lack the means. Pilots then volunteer to fly these missions.

Angel Flight

When teeth need to be removed the metal in crowns and bridges can be recycled. Dental restorations often contain gold along with silver, platinum or palladium that can be refined and recycled. If you choose to donate your old restoration, we collect this “scrap metal” and at the end of the year the money received is matched and donated to Breast Cancer Research Foundation. So many families are affected by breast cancer, I chose this charity because my mother is a breast cancer survivor!

Going for Gold

We are proud to offer dental care at no cost for two of our favorite local non-profit residential programs, The Carying Place, and TROSA. The Carying Place works with homeless, working families and children. They offer their residents transitional housing while they are enrolled in a 16-week life-skills training program. TROSA is an innovative, multi-year residential program that enables substance abusers to be productive, recovering individuals by providing comprehensive treatment, work-based vocational training and education.

The Caring Place, TROSA

Dr. Kazmer is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Society of Periodontists, and the North American Society of Periodontists.


Dr. Kazmer lives in Cary with his wife Janet and their four children. He is originally from Guilderland, NY (Albany County). Dr. Kazmer has a love for adventure. In his free time, he enjoys flying (he is an instrumented rated pilot working on his commercial rating), traveling with his family, skiing, and scuba diving.

Personal Life

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