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Welcome to Eastern Carolina Dental

Eastern Carolina Dental is a longstanding family practice, serving Onslow County and the surrounding areas of Jacksonville, Richlands, Camp Lejeune, New River Air Station, Sneads Ferry, Topsail Island, Surf City, Holly Ridge, and Hampstead for over 40 years now. We provide advanced dental care services in a welcoming and comfortable setting for all ages.

Drs. Whitley, Norris, Getty, Lauten, and Wetherill offer exceptional dental experience and knowledge. Along with our team, our doctors will help you and your family members achieve optimal oral health and life-changing smiles!

Among the comprehensive care offered at Eastern Carolina Dental:

  • Preventive care for the whole family, including exams and cleanings
  • Cosmetic dentistry and teeth whitening with Opalescence®
  • Endodontics (root canals), extractions, dental implants, crowns, dentures, and bridges
  • Solutions for snoring, sleep apnea, and TMJ
  • Pediatric dentistry

We believe caring for your smiles shouldn’t interfere with your busy life. We are also open Evenings, Fridays, and Saturdays for your scheduling convenience.

We file ALL insurances as a courtesy and we participate with AmeritasBlue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Delta Dental, Metlife, United Concordia, and of course, all Tricare, both retired and dependents of active duty. We are honored to care for each of you!

Please contact Eastern Carolina Dental, in Jacksonville, NC, to schedule a visit for yourself or a loved one. We welcome all ages and are honored to care for all of our community, including active-duty and retired military members and their families.

Eastern Carolina Dental complies with the applicable Federal Civil Rights Laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or sex.


Dr. Whitley

Dr. Daniel Whitley is originally from Goldsboro, and his family has owned and operated small family farms in Eastern North Carolina for more than 100 years. He is glad to be in Eastern North Carolina and serving the residents of Onslow County.

Dr. Whitley completed his undergraduate degree at NC State University. He went on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


“I arrived a little early, and they were able to see me right away! The tooth polishing was great, too. My previous dentist never seemed to be able to get rid of coffee stains, but after visiting, my teeth look great!”


“This is the best dental office I’ve ever been to! The staff is kind, caring and professional. They actually make you feel like family! I have 5 children and everyone of them look forward to going each time. They are even more amazing with younger children! I would recommend them to anyone! I can’t say enough good things about them!”


“I had a great first experience with this office today! I went in for a chipped tooth and the staff was able to fix my tooth very quickly and it looks great! They are a very kind office and I can’t wait to return for my cleanings from here on out!”