Waynesville, NC Dentist  Dr. Michael D. Gillespie, DDS

Dr. Michael D. Gillespie, DDS

Best Dentist in Waynesville, NC

Michael D. Gillespie, DDS

In 2018, Dr. Gillespie celebrates 24 years in the practice of dentistry. A native of the mountains, Dr. Gillespie is a graduate of Western Carolina University  and the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. As a lifelong learner, he obtained additional training in implant therapy, orthodontics, CEREC same-visit crowns, dental sleep apnea treatment, and 3-D scanning. Through numerous hours of continuing education, he is recognized as a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Gillespie has been married to Lisa for 30 years and they have three sons. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, fishing, kayaking, and photography.

"I am honored to have served our mountain area residents for over two decades. Our patients become family members, and I have been blessed by the trust and confidence placed in me and my staff," states Dr. Gillespie.


  • Honduras Mission Trips
  • NC Baptist Men Dental Bus
  • Haywood Waterways Association (Group of the Year, 2009)
  • Public Art Commission (Past Chairman)
  • Haywood County Schools Foundation Mardi Gras King


  • American Dental Association
  • WNC Dental Society (Past President)
  • Downtown Waynesville Association (Board of Directors)
  • Haywood County Chamber of Commerce
  • Haywood County Arts Council
  • Western Carolina University Pre-Professional Health Advisory Committee
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine


  • "Best Dentist" 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017 in The Mountaineer Readers' Choice Awards
  • "Best of the Rest", 2013, Mountain Express
  • Business of the Month, Haywood County Chamber of Commerce
  • Platinum Circle, Fortune Practice Management

Contact Us

Michael D. Gillespie, DDS

(828) 456-9007
611 S Haywood St Waynesville, NC 28786