Meet Dr. Rafael, a Longtime Dentist With Vast Experience

Dr. James Rafael served the Burlington area in his own dental practice for over 28 years, helping his patients feel confident and enjoy having healthy smiles. Now, Dr. Rafael brings his expansive knowledge of general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry to the Relax Dental team.

Dr. Rafael is a native of New York who relocated to North Carolina to attend dental school at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. After graduation, he completed a residency in the United States Air Force at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas.

Away from the office, Dr. Rafael enjoys golfing, rooting for the NY Mets baseball team, and spending time with his family. He currently lives in Burlington with his fiancee and two daughters, Courtney and Kristen.