Please stay posted to our website, social media, and your email for details about our reopening and new measures implemented at the office. We will be reopening on May 18, 2020 (Monday) with a wellness program in place. We thank you for your patience as we work on rescheduling more than 350 appointments. Staff members will be reaching out directly to patients who had appointments scheduled during the office closure. We ask that if you need to schedule any type of appointment, PLEASE call us directly instead of scheduling online. Thank you!

Welcome to Our Practice

Karen Torres, DDS, PA

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At Karen Torres, DDS, PA, we value our patient relationships, making it our priority to deliver gentle, compassionate care that you deserve from a dentist. We work hard to make you feel at ease by providing exceptional patient care in a relaxed, convenient atmosphere. We strive to develop lifelong relationships with our patients by combining the latest dental technology with a professional and compassionate staff. The result is a beautiful, healthy smile that lasts a lifetime.

We also believe that patients should have sufficient information to make educated decisions about their oral health, treatment options and choice of dentist. You'll find all of this important information on our website, including directions to our office, service descriptions, patient forms, patient education resources and more. Our office also accepts online appointment scheduling through ZocDoc.

Not only are we a leading dentist in Cary, NC, we are a full-service practice providing for all of your dental needs. Our services include:

    Should you ever need additional information about our practice, we are always available to answer your questions. Let us care for your entire family! We look forward to meeting you.

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    Meet the Doctor

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    • Dr. Karen Torres

      Dr. Karen Torres was born in Springfield, Massachusetts.  In 1986 she relocated to the San Juan area in Puerto Rico. It was there she graduated from Antilles High School.  Dr. Torres completed her Bachelor’s of Biology at UNC Greensboro in 1994. In 1999 she graduated “Cum Laude” from the University of  North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS).  

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    What Our Clients Say About Us

    • "She has been taking care of my family for more than 3 years. I appreciate her honesty and wisdom. I greatly respect her and her staff."
      Mary S.
    • "Dr. Torres and staff are super friendly, and knowledgeable. I always have a good experience with fillings, cleaning and care over the last few years"
      Jonathan C.
    • "Dr. "T" is absolutely the BEST! Love her & her staff! By far the most caring dentist I've ever been too! XOXOXOXO"
      Shannon H.
    • "Es una excelente dentista se la recomiendo y muy amable tiene un equipo de trabajadoras muy eficiente y responsables con sus pacientes.......etc."
      ZR A.
    • "I love Dr. T and her staff. The attention to detail and compassion she gives is so reassuring that I know I'm in the best care. I'm so thankful I found her and look forward to bringing my first child to her...once she has teeth, lol!"
      Gregory C.
    • "Everyone was very caring and friendly. They seemed to genuinely enjoy their work. They were excited about a new piece of technology used as an assist with fillings/dental work. As a fellow scientist, I thought that was pretty cool as well."
      Quick L.
    • "Karen Torres DDS PA, the best dentist I ever had. All the staff members are friendly and caring. Especially Jasmin, who treated me with respect and put me at ease."
      Tenadam A.
    • "The best dentist I’ve been to. Doctor Torres and her staff are fantastic. I’ve only been a patient for two years but they treat me like I’ve been their patient for years! Professional, thorough, and caring people."
      Morgan W.

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    Karen Torres, DDS, PA


    9:00 am-4:00 pm


    9:00 am-4:00 pm


    9:00 am-4:00 pm


    9:00 am-4:00 pm