ABOUT US

Our Mission

To keep your smile bright with comprehensive dental care that starts with a partnership in maintenance. We work with you to develop your personalized dental care plan to improve and support your oral and overall health.

At every possible opportunity we collaborate with local partners to provide each of our patients the very best dental care available. We maintain relationships with trusted dental suppliers and industry technicians. The majority of our partners are also family owned and located in North Carolina and committed to the same goals of dental excellence.

Our Office

Our team of dental professionals is focused on your comfort from the moment you enter our practice. We utilize computerized dental record keeping, digital and intraoral imaging to maintain your dental records. We believe in the importance of using the best tools and taking the time needed to ensure that you understand your treatment options.

Our Team

Debra Gong Choe, MA, DDS

“A healthy smile means a healthy happy life!”

Dr. Gong is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Dental School and Rutgers University. After finishing her general practice residency within the United States Veterans Administration hospital system she continued to serve the Chicagoland veteran population for several years before returning to private practice in North Carolina.

Dr. Gong emphasizes preventive dental strategies and patient education. She believes that many dental diseases are preventable and with proper management and patient cooperation, healthy smiles can be maintained for a lifetime.  In her off time, she enjoys her pups and traveling adventures.

Lily

Certified Dental Assistant

Lily has National Certification and expertise with pediatric dental patients. As part of the practice she performs patient care, lab duties, and office duties. Lily enjoys New Bern’s proximity to the coast and when not occupied with her love of dentistry you’ll find her spending time with her family or therapeutically shopping.

Susan

Dental Assistant

Susan has over 3 decades of dental experience with a focus on crown and bridge and clinical dental logistics. She serves our patients with her enthusiasm and general dentistry sensibilities. Her hobbies include shopping, good food, and good family time.

Samantha

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sam is a native of North Carolina and gained her expertise here in Eastern North Carolina. She has a well-rounded dental background including specialty care experience. She loves to direct patients in effective ways to keep happy healthy smiles. She is active in her time away from the office and enjoys spending time with her family.

Jeribeth

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jeribeth prides herself on being thorough and efficient yet gentle. Her lovely smile is contagious and she comes to work to spread those smiles. She trained in Eastern North Carolina and enjoys country living. She is an outdoors enthusiast especially during birding season.

Tara

Office Staff

Tara works in our front office specializing in the arrangement of our schedule including appointments, accounts, and insurance. She excels at helping patients access dental care by providing an efficient and accurate administrative experience. When not at work she is busy with her family being outdoors and boating.

Meghan

Office Staff

Meghan identifies with our patient family readily due to her past experience as a dental assistant and dental administrator. She takes pride in assisting our patients in all manners of accessing excellent dentistry. In her off time she enjoys baking and the Eastern North Carolina Sunshine.