Jim Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

An experienced Adult General Dentist in solo practice over 20 years. Extensive experience in diagnosis and treatment planning, conservative restorative dentistry and esthetic dentistry. In addition, I have served on 2 clinical mission trips to the Caribbean and one dental teaching mission to Kenya, East Africa. I started a dental ministry to the Durham Rescue Mission in January 2006 and provide free care to the NC Baptist Men’s dental bus from time to time.

Married to Susan; 3 children, Will, Emma, and Evelyn.

Professional Activities

General Dentist December 1986-Present
Oversight of clinical and clerical staff and general management of solo practice

Adjunct Assistant Professor, UNC School of Dentistry June 2007-present; currently overseeing UNC Dental Students in Durham Rescue Mission clinic at Samaritan Health Center

President James H Eaker DDS PA November 2003-present

Clinical Mission Trips
St Maarten -Oversight of UNC Dental Students –exodontia, restorative, emergency care

July 2002

July 2000

Center for Professional Development
Mastership program April 1991-October 1994
Scottsdale Arizona

Associate General Dentist
Chapel Hill NC May 1985-October 1986


DDS UNC School of Dentistry
May 1985
President, Class of 1985

Bachelor of Arts UNC-Chapel Hill
May 1981
Secretary, UNC-Chapel Hill Class of 1981

Affiliated Associations

American Dental Association
North Carolina Dental Society
Life Member:
UNC Dental Alumni Association
UNC General Alumni Association
Educational Foundation UNC

First Baptist Church, Durham

Chapel Hill Bible Church 1977-2007
Chair of Deacon Board 2003

Member manager Eaker Associates LLC November 2003 to present
Oversight of Building

Durham Orange County Dental Society
Executive Board 1997-2003
President 2003

Hansel Dental Study Club
Treasurer 2006, President 2014

Durham Jaycees
Executive Board 1989

UNC Dental

Dean’s Certificate of Appreciation
Table Clinic Committee Member and Clincian
NC Academy of General Dentistry Award to the Outstanding Senior Student as voted by the Faculty
Dwight Clark Memorial Award, the highest award presented by the Spurgeon Dental Society as voted by the Senior Class, for sensitivity to the needs of classmates and patients
Founder and Editor, Impressions; Yearbook
Editor, Student newspaper, Bits and Burs
President, UNC Christian Dental Society

UNC Undergrad

The Order of the Grail
The Order of the Bell Tower
The Society of Janus
Resident Assistant, Grimes Dorm 1980-81

Professional Presentations

November 2010

5 things my assistants love

Durham Orange County Dental Assistants

October 2010

3M Digital Impressions CE

short presentation-Absolute Dental services, Chapel Hill

March 2009

Golden Rule dentistry

Durham Orange County Dental Assistants

Nov 2008

Hansel Study club

Conservative Dent Update


Hansel Study Club

Adult Restorative Update

March 2006

Hansel Study club
Conservative Adult Restorative Update

November 2005
Durham Orange Dental Assisting Society
Conservative Adult Restorative Update

February 1994
Brackenhurst conference Center
African Dental Missionaries
Restorative Update

Approximately 1000 hours of continuing Education-currently compiling

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