Serving Fayetteville, Vander, Stedman, Eastover & Surrounding Areas

(Located inside Baywood Plaza Shopping Center)

At Baywood Family Dental in Fayetteville, 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

Baywood 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 our website 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 Baywood 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 Baywood Family Dental, we strive to make our office as efficient and convenient as possible. View information about our office, such as our location, 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 Baywood 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-rays
  • $189 - Cleaning, Exam & X-rays
  • Implants - Unbeatable Pricing

* Exclusions and Limitations apply. Call for details. (910) 829-0220

Meet Our Dentists

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.

  • Ahmed Metwally
    General Dentist

    Dr. Metwally was born in Egypt and moved to the US when he was 7.  Growing up, his family moved around from South Carolina, to Georgia, and finally settling down in Albemarle, NC.  He attended undergrad in UNC-Wilmington where he graduated with a BS in Biology and attended the University of Pittsburgh for dental school.  He volunteered in Missions of Mercy and at various under-served clinics during dental school.

    He enjoys dentistry and has wanted to become a dentist since high school.  He is committed to furthering his education in dentistry to stay up to date with the latest clinical advancements.  He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, sports, and fishing.

  • Priyanka Panthula
    General Dentist

    Hello! I'm Dr. Priyanka Panthula, a dedicated dentist and artist. I take immense joy in crafting beautiful smiles and meaningful art. Dentistry is my calling, and I am committed to ensuring top-notch oral health for my patients, one smile at a time. I prioritize personalized care, genuine connections, and find inspiration for my art in everyday moments. Join me in this transformative journey of creating smiles and art that touches the heart.


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Baywood Family Dental


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8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm