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Hello, and welcome to our dental practice. Our very reason for being here is to provide you with superior dental care in a setting where you can feel at ease. It is our goal to establish a relationship with our patients to where they feel comfortable talking about any dental issues they may have. We at LaFevers Dental Team, truly believe in teamwork. We want to include our patients in every aspect of their care. You can expect us to listen to your concerns, educate you in dental health, and recommend treatment that we would recommend for ourselves. We strive hard every day to make your dental visit with us as enjoyable as possible. We welcome you to come and be a part of our TEAM!

Mission Statement
It's our desire to provide you with dental care that will enhance your life.  Our mission is to establish a long lasting relationship with each and every patient driven by trust and comfort.

Vision Statement
It is our vision to exceed our patients' expectations in every way possible. We will obtain our success by providing the best quality dentistry complemented by the very best customer service on a daily basis in a state of the art facility. By being actively involved in a local community outreach, we will continue our growth and foster our reputation. Our patients become our family, our community becomes our practice.

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Meet Our Dentists

Learn Who We Are

  • Scott O. LaFevers,
    DDS, MBA

    Dr. Scott LaFevers was born and raised in Goldsboro, NC.  He graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 1997. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance (2001) and his Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management (2002) from East Carolina University. 

  • Spencer G. Dail,

    Dr. Spencer Dail was born and raised in Snow Hill, North Carolina.  He graduated from Greene Central High School in 2007 and attended North Carolina State University where he graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

  • Derek M. Steele,

    Dr. Derek M. Steele, a specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, is a native of Greenville, North Carolina. He graduated from J.H. Rose High School and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition from Brigham Young University.

  • Frederick L. Nance,
    DDS, MS

    Dr. Frederick Nance, a North Carolina native, completed his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, North Carolina in 1972. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of North Carolina in 1976 with highest honors in pathology.

  • W. Lee Lewis,

    Dr. W. Lee Lewis, a specialist in both Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, is a native of Greenville, NC. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Wake Forest University and his Dental Degree from the University of Tennessee, Memphis in 1995. 

  • A. Winfield Knight,

    Dr. A. Winfield Knight, Jr., is a native North Carolinian and was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina. He graduated from Durham High School in 1965. He then received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Duke University. While an undergraduate, he was active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and served as an usher at Duke University Chapel. And, it goes without saying, he is a “dyed in the wool” Duke fan.


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Dr. LaFevers provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most."
    Jennifer R.
  • "Visiting LaFevers Dental Team gives my family and me more reasons to smile."
    The Johnson Family

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