About Us

Dr. Allan Acton and the Cary Family Dental team offer top-quality dental services to the great people of Cary and the surrounding area.

Dr. Acton

DDS

Dr. Acton opened Cary Family Dental in 2003 and since that time, has become one of the Triangle’s most accomplished and trusted dentists. He is a graduate of The Hornbrook Group prestigious esthetic training program, has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education, including specialized training in dental implant surgery, and is the recipient of the Fellowship Award from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).

Dr. Davis

DDS

Dr. Davis is a former high school chemistry teacher, who received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery and Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency from UNC-CH. Over the course of his career, Dr. Davis has received extensive training in implant dentistry, periodontology, and orofacial pain. He provides patients with exquisite care in a variety of areas such as complex restorations, smile makeovers, and dental implants — all while building quality relationships with his patients.

Dr. Madden

DDS

Dentistry is part of Dr. Madden’s DNA as she was raised by her parents who were both dentists. She is a graduate of the UNC-CH School of Dentistry, member of the North Carolina Dental Society and the American Dental Association. She is a certified provider of Invisalign clear braces and TruDenta – a system that treats headaches, migraines, TMJ, Tinnitus and neck pain. Dr. Madden is best known for the quality care she provides and making each of her patients feel like family.

Steven Van Scoyoc

DDS, MS, PA

Dr. Van Scoyoc is a specialist in Periodontics and Implantology and is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and continued in a 3-year surgical residency to receive his masters in Periodontics. As a specialist, he treats patients with gum disease and oral pathology, as well as provides reconstructive plastic surgery aesthetically enhance the smile. Throughout his career, Dr. Van Scoyoc has served organized dentistry in many leadership positions, as well as provided lectures at national venues.
Combined Years Experience
60
Five Star Reviews!
1200
Families Served
5,000
Smiles Shared
19

Meet Dr. Allan Acton

Your Dentist In Cary NC

Accreditations

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Virginia Commonwealth Dental School
  • University of Pacific Dental School Residency
  • Hornbrook Continuum
  • Kois Continuum
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Crown Council Lifetime Member
  • Triangle Dental Institute
  • Adjunct Professor UNC Dental School
  • Seattle Study Club
  • Invisalign Premier Provider
  • American Academy Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Advanced Cerec Training

Dr. Allan Acton opened Cary Family Dental in 2003 and since that time, has become one of the Triangle’s most accomplished and trusted dentists. He is a graduate of the Virginia Commonwealth Dental School and completed his advanced dental education residency at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry.

Dr. Acton completed 216 hours of continued education in a nine-month implant continuum at the Triangle Dental Institute in Durham, NC. His training included lectures, workshops, and one-on-one mentoring on implant surgical placement and restoration, associated bone preservation and ridge augmentation grafting, and connective tissue grafting. He is a graduate of the Engel Institute’s guided surgery, hands on training.

Dr. Acton graduated with honors from The Hornbrook Group’s distinguished esthetic training program which included extensive hands on training in smile design and full mouth reconstruction. Dr. Acton is currently only one of several dentists in the state certified to provide DuraTHIN veneer.

Most recently, Dr. Acton received a Fellowship Award from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). The ICOI was founded in 1972 and has 12,000 members worldwide in 89 countries. It is the world’s largest dental implant organization, as well as the world’s largest provider of continuing dental implant education and currently has 2,582 active Fellows in the United States. The awarding of Fellowship status is one of the highest honors a professional society, such as the ICOI, can bestow on a dental professional involved in oral implantology. Nominees achieve Fellowship status through their efforts in education, research and actual clinical experiences.

Dr. Acton and Cary Family Dental are also committed to their community. Together, they have raised over $80,000 for the Smiles for Life campaign, an annual four-month long campaign sponsored by the Crown Council that raises money to help children facing serious health and educational problems. The practice also provides free dental health presentations to local preschools and elementary schools to teach children on the basics of proper dental care. Their proudest accomplishment is their annual Dentistry From the Heart event. On this free day of dentistry they see over 150 patients and perform over $60,000 of free dentistry each year.

Dr. Acton is proud of the fact that he graduated 1st in his dental school class… alphabetically.

Dr. Acton is happily married and has an adorable daughter and son.

Accreditations

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Virginia Commonwealth Dental School
  • University of Pacific Dental School Residency
  • Hornbrook Continuum
  • Kois Continuum
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Crown Council Lifetime Member
  • Triangle Dental Institute
  • Adjunct Professor UNC Dental School
  • Seattle Study Club
  • Invisalign Premier Provider
  • American Academy Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Advanced Cerec Training

Meet Dr. Eric Davis

Restorative and Implant Dentist in Raleigh, NC

Advanced Training and Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • NobelActive Implant Placement and Restorations
  • PlanMeca Digital Design and Crown Milling
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers
  • Specialty Trained in Esthetic Veneers and Crowns
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • American Dental Association

Dr. Eric Davis is a North Carolina native and Tar Heel through and through. Dr. Davis graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Biology.

After teaching high school chemistry for 5 years, Dr. Davis returned to UNC-CH to receive his Doctorate in Dental Surgery and complete an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Davis has received extensive training in implant dentistry, periodontology, and orofacial pain. He provides patients with exquisite care in a variety of areas such as complex restorations, smile makeovers, and dental implants — all while building quality relationships with his patients.

Dr. Davis believes in understanding the expectations and limitations of his patients and tailoring treatment to fit their needs. He is passionate about helping patients build a confident smile and establish healthy dental habits.

Dr. Davis works tirelessly to instill confidence and faith in the dental profession through acts of empathy, kindness, and skilled work.

When he’s out of the office, you may find Dr. Davis at one of the many area parks, biking, running, or hiking with his wife and their 8-year-old lab, Natty.


Advanced Training and Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • NobelActive Implant Placement and Restorations
  • PlanMeca Digital Design and Crown Milling
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers
  • Specialty Trained in Esthetic Veneers and Crowns
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • American Dental Association

Meet Dr. Kristin Madden

General and Family dentist in Cary, N.C.

Advanced Training and Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Masters in Physiology – North Carolina State University
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Member of the North Carolina Dental Society
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the Third District Dental Society
  • Certified in Basic Life Support
  • Certified provider of Invisalign and Six Month Smiles
  • Certified provider of TruDenta – a system that treats headaches, migraines, TMJ, Tinnitus and neck pain.

Dr. Kristin Madden lives in Durham, NC with her boyfriend, Esteban, sommelier and owner of BarBrunello.com, his two daughters, and the newest addition to their family, Coco, an 11-pound Cavapoo.

Both her mom and dad are dentists, making dentistry a part of her DNA. They worked together from the time she finished dental school at UNC School of Dentistry in 2012, up until they retired this past March. Dr. Madden is happy to have found a new family at Cary Family Dental. Her goal is to make you feel like family as well from the moment you step into our office.

Advanced Training and Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Masters in Physiology – North Carolina State University
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Member of the North Carolina Dental Society
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the Third District Dental Society
  • Certified in Basic Life Support
  • Certified provider of Invisalign and Six Month Smiles
  • Certified provider of TruDenta – a system that treats headaches, migraines, TMJ, Tinnitus and neck pain.

Meet Dr. Van Scoyoc

Throughout his career, Dr. Van Scoyoc has served organized dentistry in many leadership positions, as well as provided lectures at national venues. He is an active member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Southern Academy of Periodontology, Executive Council Member
  • Founder & Director of the Sandhills Symposium Dental Educational Forum
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • Seattle Study Club

During his free time, Dr. Van Scoyoc enjoys running, music and spending time with his wife, Keri and their children.

Dr. Steven Van Scoyoc is a specialist in Periodontics and Implantology and is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. His practice specializes in conservative treatment of gum disease, including specialized interests in soft tissue reconstructive plastic surgery to aesthetically enhance the smile and dental implants that can replace single or multiple missing teeth. He uses the latest technology and science to regenerate bone in the jaws, where bone loss was caused by infection from gum disease, loss of teeth, or injury. This includes sinus bone grafting, where many patients lack sufficient bone thickness in the upper posterior jaw in order to place implants. He also diagnoses and treats oral pathology. Dr. Van Scoyoc’s main interests include soft-tissue and esthetic surgery, as well as implant and advanced bone reconstruction.

Dr. Van Scoyoc earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (D.D.S.) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He continued his education at UNC to complete a 3-year surgical residency in Periodontics, where he obtained his Masters in Periodontics. This advanced training certified him to practice as a specialist in Periodontics and Implantology. In addition, during his residency at the University of North Carolina, he practiced general dentistry to gain perspective on how his specialty training can enhance the treatment of the general dental practitioner.

Throughout his career, Dr. Van Scoyoc has served organized dentistry in many leadership positions, as well as provided lectures at national venues. He is an active member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Southern Academy of Periodontology, Executive Council Member
  • Founder & Director of the Sandhills Symposium Dental Educational Forum
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • Seattle Study Club

During his free time, Dr. Van Scoyoc enjoys running, music and spending time with his wife, Keri and their children.