Cameron, NC Dental Office Carolina Lakes Family Dental Cameron, NC Dental Office Carolina Lakes Family Dental

Serving Cameron, Sanford, Spring Lake, Vass, Lillington, Fayetteville & Surrounding Areas

(Located In Spout Springs)

At Carolina Lakes Family Dental in Cameron, NC, we provide a comprehensive range of dental services to meet the unique needs of every family member including cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, crowns, same-day emergency treatment, veneers, root canals, full family services, and more. Our priority is to deliver quality care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting.

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Quality Care

When you have dental problems, you need to turn to a dentist who listens and responds. Your dentist should be an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs. Having a friendly family dentist who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health, can help you feel more comfortable and informed throughout your dental visit. Our staff meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve..

Informed Patients 

Carolina Lakes Family Dental believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. That is why we've included an extensive section on this web site covering the full array of topics associated with dentistry and dental diagnoses and treatments. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your dental needs and care. 

Why Choose Carolina Lakes Family Dental?

  • Experienced and Skilled Team: Our clinic is staffed by a highly experienced and skilled team of dental professionals who are dedicated to providing exceptional care.
  • Comprehensive Services: With our comprehensive approach, we can address all aspects of your oral health under one roof.
  • Personalized Treatment Plans: We understand that every patient is unique and has specific dental needs.
  • Patient Comfort and Convenience: Your comfort is our top priority. Our clinic is designed to create a relaxing and welcoming environment for our patients.
  • Commitment to Safety and Sterilization: We adhere to strict sterilization protocols and follow the highest standards of infection control to ensure a clean and safe environment for our patients.

Comfortable, Convenient Setting

The best care in the world doesn't mean anything if you can't access it. At Carolina Lakes Family Dental, we strive to make our office as efficient and convenient as possible.  View information about our office, such as our locations, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling now.

To make scheduling an appointment as convenient as possible, we offer an online appointment request form, Simply fill out the form, and our team will reach out to you to confirm the details.

At Carolina Lakes Family Dental, we are committed to ensuring that you have easy access to the best dental care.  Contact us today and experience exceptional dental services in a convenient and caring environment.

Current Promotions

  • $99 - Exam & X-ray
  • $189 - Cleaning, Exam & X-rays
  • Implants - Unbeatable Pricing

* Exclusions and Limitations apply.  Call for details. (919) 498-0575.

Meet Your Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Laurence R. Mester, Jr.
    General Dentist

    Dr. Mester was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John's University in New York, graduating Summa Cum Laude.  He was awarded a Health Professions Scholarship by the United State Army to attend dental school and he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine in 2004.  He received several prestigious awards upon graduation including the Outstanding General Practitioner Award, and Divisional excellence in Oral Radiology Awards.

    In June of 2004, Dr. Mester went on Active Duty in the U. S. Army to serve his country.  As the Chief of Operations for the 257th Medical Company (Dental Services), Captain Mester has deployed in support of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort and in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  His ribbons include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Humanitarian Service Medal.

    Since 2005 as a General Dentist, Dr. Mester has practiced dentistry and served more than fifty thousand patients at all three of his office locations in the Fayetteville area.  From various crowns, bridges, molar root canals, as well as dental implants and wisdom teeth extractions, Dr. Mester enjoys improving his surgery skills and maintaining every patient’s total oral health.  He is dedicated in continuously practicing dentistry, improving his knowledge and mastery of the latest dental technologies and providing a wide range of dental services to our community.

    Dr. Mester and his wife Jing, make their home in Fayetteville, NC with their two children.  During his leisure time, he enjoys traveling, building repairs and renovations as well as personal aviation.

  • Brian Pak
    General Dentist

    Dr. Pak was born and raised in Columbia, Maryland.  He graduated with a Neurobiology degree at University of Maryland College Park and then received his dental degree at University of Maryland Baltimore School of Dentistry.  Dr. Pak continued to expand his knowledge and skills by completing a 1 year Advanced Education of General Dentistry Residency at Eastern Carolina University located in Brunswick County.  Dr. Pak exemplifies compassion, active listening and treating each patient like his own family member.  He has served in Belize, homeless shelters in Baltimore City and Mission of Mercy Clinics in Highpoint.  

    On the weekends, you can find Dr. Pak with his wife outdoors exploring new hiking and running trails.  Dr. Pak is looking forward to meeting you at Carolina Lakes Family Dental!

  • Rana Salam
    General Dentist

    Dr. Salam grew up in Greenville, NC.  As a pirate fan she attended East Carolina University and received a bachelor’s and masters degree in biomedical engineering.  She moved to Nashville, TN to pursue her Doctorate of Dental Medicine and returned to NC to practice.  Dr. Salam is passionate about serving her community and helping patients understand the importance of dental health. 

    In her free time, you’ll find Dr. Salam at group fitness classes and trying the new restaurants in the area with her husband and baby boy.  Dr.Salam is thankful to be a part of the Carolina Lakes community and can’t wait to meet everyone!   


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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

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