James Cunnington, DDS
Master in the Academy of General Dentistry
James Cunnington, DDS has achieved the prestigious Master in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), which less than 1% of dentists have accomplished. To Qualify for Mastership, individuals must meet the rigorous requirements that ensure they are exposed to current scientific and clinical approaches in 16 disciplines of dentistry. Among other qualifications, this includes a minimum of 1,100 hours in approved continuing dental education courses. At least 400 of these hours must be accrued in hands-on clinical courses which are closely supervised by highly qualified dental experts.
dental school and experience
Dr. Cunnington grew up in Southern California where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and went on to dental school at Loma Linda University. After graduation he spent a few years as a dentist in the Air Force in Great Falls, Montana, until starting private practice in Bellingham, WA where he practiced for over twenty years.
Meeting the unique needs of every patient
Through his years of practice, Dr. Cunnington has come to appreciate the variety of interests, concerns, and ambitions that his patients have brought to the practice. Some want "fancy," some "practical," and some just need to get by for now. Dr. Cunnington tries very hard to find and meet the interests and needs of each patient personally. He hopes to achieve health, stability, beauty, and comfort for his patients, and in a manner that fits best each person.
Dr. Cunnington is delighted and honored to have the opportunity to work with the fine community of Port Townsend. In his leisure time, he enjoys mountain biking, cross country skiing, and sailing. He also loves spending time with his three daughters and two sons.