Welcome to Our Practice

Caring Dentistry for the Entire Family

We would like to welcome you to our office. We take great satisfaction in helping you maintain optimal oral health. Our practice is devoted to comprehensive and preventive patient care.

Throughout our website, you will find information about our practice, procedures we provide, and dentistry in general. Please explore and learn as much about dentistry and our services as you desire. We believe our patients should have as much information as possible in order to make important, informed decisions regarding their oral health and treatment options.

Our patients are our most important asset, and we strive to develop long-lasting, trusting relationships with all of our patients. Your referrals are welcome and appreciated.

Our office hours are:

Monday 8am-5pm (Closing from 12-1pm for Lunch)

Tuesday 8am-5pm (Closing from 12-1pm for Lunch)

Wednesday 7am-3pm (Open all day)

Thursday 8am-5pm (Closing from 12-1pm for Lunch)

Friday Closed

We file all insurance as a courtesy and offer interest free payment plans through Care Credit. Call today for more information!

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Kenneth Westbrook

    Dr. Kenneth 'Leigh' Westbrook grew up in Smithfield, NC. When he was a teenager his family moved to Morehead City, NC where he graduated from West Carteret High School. He attended the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill for his undergraduate studies and went on to graduate with honors from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. Read More

  • Dr.
    Donald L. Westbrook

    Dr. Donald L. Westbrook was born in Goldsboro, NC.  He graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry with honors. He was awarded the Pfeiffer Fellow in 1972 and was a member of the Omicron Kappa Epsilon. He opened his first practice in Smithfield, NC where he lived for several years until relocating to Morehead City, NC in 1989. Read More

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

    I have severe PTSD and Dr. Westbrook and his staff have been extremely understanding and patient with me when I’m not handling things so well.

    Kristin F.

    Very friendly professional staff. Really care about your well-being.

    Chris P.

    My crown came off. I called them the next morning. They fit me in, fixed everything as usual. Outstanding staff & service always.

    Richard L.

    Excellent staff. Explains everything thoroughly. A nice office full of nice people

    Smith G.

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

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  • Introduction

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-3:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Kenneth L. Westbrook, DDS, P. A.

3708 Symi Circle
Morehead City, NC

Important COVID-19 Information for Our Office:

Due to the recent pandemic, our office has put some new policies and procedures in place. Our office is unable to see any walkins at this time. You MUST have a scheduled appointment in order to be seen. 

All patients are now required to complete a few screening questions prior to their appointment. We are also encouraging our patients, parents escorting their children, and caregivers to wear a mask to their scheduled appointments. We would be happy to provide a mask for those that do not have a mask available.

You will need to contact our office immediately if you have an upcoming appointment and have had a persistent cough, fever, or any flu-like symptoms in the past 21 days. If you have traveled to any areas highly affected by the COVID virus within the last two weeks, please contact our office. Also if you or a member of your family has been exposed to someone, you are aware of, that has tested positive for the COVID virus please call our office.

We understand that many of our new policies and procedures may pose an inconvenience to our patients. We are doing all we can to provide a safe environment to our patients as well as protect our staff and families.