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Dr. J. Michael Ruff

  Dr. Ruff has also completed over 2,000 hours in advanced training beyond his post-specialty degree in advanced periodontal surgical techniques as well as implant treatment in order to provide the latest techniques in Periodontics and Implant Therapy. 

Since opening his practice in Fayetteville in 1981, Dr. Ruff has served our community as President of the Greater Fayetteville Dental Society, past Vice-President and member of the Board of Trustees of the NC Dental Society, and President of the Fourth District Dental Society.  

Dr. Ruff is a Member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the NC Society of Periodontists, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. 

Dr. Ruff is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and a graduate of Emory University School of Dentistry.  He completed a residency in Periodontics at Walter Reed Army Hospital and Tripler General Hospital. 

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Dr. Ruff is also an Adjunct Professor at UNC Chapel Hill School of Periodontics and mentors the dental residents at the Fayetteville V.A. Hospital. Dr. Ruff has specialized in Implant Dentistry for more than 25 years.