DENTIST - 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. He attended UNC – Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and graduated in 2006. Dr. Scott LaFevers is active in various dental societies and organizations, including the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a proud member of the Military Affairs Committee, Wayne County Chamber Board of Directors, and President of Walnut Creek Country Club. He has a wife, Kim and three daughters, Bree, Anna Scott and Kit.
DENTIST - 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. Dr. Steele received his Dental Degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2011 and continued his studies to earn a Master of Science Degree in Orthodontics from Nova Southeastern University. He is ecstatic to be back home in Eastern North Carolina where he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and supporting East Carolina University.
DENTIST - 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. He was awarded a Morehead Fellowship for his postdoctoral residency training at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a Master of Science degree, completing his training in 1981. He has been a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 1981. Dr. Nance was elected by his peers to represent North Carolina oral and maxillofacial surgeons for 10 years as a delegate to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons House of Delegates, where he also served as a District Caucus and Reference Committee Chairman. He has served as President of the North Carolina and Southeastern Societies of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He was elected to Fellowship in the American College of Dentists in 2000. Dr. Nance’s clinical interests include pathology, dento-alveolar surgery and facial trauma. He enjoys boating and water sports activities with his family, hunting, and antique automobiles.
DENTIST - 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. Dr. Lewis earned a Postdoctoral Degree in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Tennessee, Memphis then completed a Postdoctoral Residency Program in Orthodontics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1999. Dr. Lewis is active in several orthodontic and pediatric dental organizations. He is the past President of the East Central Dental Society, North Carolina’s Fifth District Dental Society and the North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is currently on the Board of Trustees of North Carolina’s Fifth District Dental Society and the North Carolina Dental Society. He is also on the Medical Executive Committee at Vidant Medical Center. In his free time, he enjoys coaching soccer, fishing, hunting, skiing and spending time with his family. His wife, Kathy, is from Arkansas and they were married in 1995. They have one son, Evan, and twin daughters, Jordan and Makenzie.
DENTIST - 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. He attended East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine and graduated in the inaugural class in 2015. Afterwards he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency through NYU Lutheran. Dr. Dail is a member of the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Society.
DENTIST - 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. Dr. Knight earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of North Carolina in 1973. He then served his country in the US Air Force Dental Corp and was stationed in Athens Greece. After his service, in 1973, he moved to Goldsboro, and opened his private practice. He has served on the Goldsboro Board of Education and attended the advanced dental education Fellowship program at the L. D. Pankey Institute, where, he received advance study on occlusion, temporo-mandibular dysfunction, and esthetic dentistry. Dr. Knight is married to Dr. Diane Nagel and together, they have three children. He enjoys sailing, and experimental cooking.