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Office Location

2917 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959

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Our OBX Practice

Dentistry serving Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, and surrounding OBX locations.

Our goal is to be the highest quality private office in the Outer Banks and these policies will help familiarize you with what you can expect at our office.


  • Appointment times are reserved.
  • We are committed to staying on schedule and respecting your time.
  • Please give 24 hours notice to reschedule an appointment.


  • Cash, Check or Debit Card
  • Financing available through Care Credit
  • All cases involving the delivery of a laboratory appliance must be paid in full at delivery

General Checkups

Dental Implants


Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth Whitening

Orthodontic Care

Our Staff

Dr. Ausband


About Dr. Ausband

Dr. Ausband graduated from UNC School of Dentistry.  Started in private practice in Hyde County.  Moved to Dare County in 1989.  His three sons and two grandsons all live close to him and his wife here on the Outer Banks.  He is active at Kitty Hawk Baptist Church and enjoys the patients and staff.

Dr. Downing


About Doctor Downing

Doctor Downing studied at UNC-Chapel Hill and graduated in 2005.  He has lived on the Outer Banks since 1993 and graduated from Manteo High School in 1997.  He currently lives in Kitty Hawk with His wife Janell and his three children- Will, Nora, and Foster.

Amber Jennings

Dental Assistant

About Amber Jennings

Amber Jennings studied dental assisting in Pennsylvania.  She moved to the obx in 2007 with husband and daughter.  She has been Dr. Downing’s assistant 

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