Meet Dr. Larry Parworth

Image of Dr. Parworth

Dr. Larry Parworth is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who is focused on providing exceptional care.  He has practiced full scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for over 26 years. Currently, Dr. Parworth is primarily providing in office procedures concentrating on customized anesthesia, removal of wisdom teeth, placement of dental implants and general oral surgery.

Dr. Parworth received his DDS degree with honors from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency and Master of Science at the University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill.  Dr. Parworth served for 21 years in the United States Air Force where he finished his military career as the Chairman of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at David Grant Medical Center.  Prior to joining Oral Surgery Associates, he completed 15 years of private practice in Asheville NC where he continued to train Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residents and cover hospital emergency room call.  Dr. Parworth has published articles, a textbook chapter and has lectured throughout his entire career.

Originally from Manitowoc Wisconsin, he and his wife Kapi have 3 adult children and 3 Grandchildren who they enjoy spending time with as much as possible.  Dr. Parworth is an avid outdoorsman and a die-hard Green Bay Packers fan.  He has provided volunteer surgical care locally and internationally for the underserved in Nepal, Philippines, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Suriname, Kenya and Chad.

image of dr. parworth

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI
  • University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, MN
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Certifications:

  • Diplomat, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Diplomat, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • Professional Licensure: North Carolina
  • ALCS

Memberships:

  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • North Carolina Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Society of Dental Anesthesiology

Military Decorations:

  • Meritorious Service Medal 1st Oak Leaf Cluster (2)
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Outstanding Volunteer Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal