Dr. Milas Ferguson

Dr. Milas FergusonDr. Ferguson is originally from Waynesville, graduating form Tuscola High in 1967. He received a degree in Chemistry from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then attended Dental School at Chapel Hill where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1975. He participated in a General Practice Residency at Philadelphia General Hospital from 1975 to 1976. In October of 1976 he and his wife Patty moved back to Waynesville and opened his practice, where he has practiced for 31 years. Dr. Ferguson enhances his education and training by attending continuing education courses and seminars, and by reading and researching the latest in dental technology.

Dr. Ferguson has severed as President of the United Fund and on the Haywood County Board of Health. He has been a Deputy Examiner for the North Carolina Dental Board. Dr. Ferguson is also an Associate Professor at the UNC Dental School, where he teaches dental students in the clinical setting. He is member of the Western North Carolina Dental Society, the First District Dental Society, North Carolina Dental Society, and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Ferguson has three daughters; Elizabeth, Sarah, and Rebecca. Elizabeth is a practicing dentist in Waynesville, Sarah has her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and travels around the United States, and Rebecca is currently working for Quintils, a pharmaceutical testing company in Research Triangular Park. In his free time, Dr. ‘Skipper’ Ferguson enjoys reading, traveling, and watching Tar Heel basketball. Go Heels!

 

Dr. Elizabeth FergusonDr. Elizabeth Ferguson

Dr. Elizabeth Ferguson was born and raised in Waynesville. She graduated from Tuscola High School. She attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she excelled in Art and Biology. After graduating with a degree in Biology, she worked at Duke University in genetic research before entering Dental School at UNC. While at UNC, Dr. Ferguson gained experience in all aspects of dentistry, but excelled in cosmetic dentistry and prosthodontics.

While pursing her dental degree at UNC she met her future husband, Dr. Jed Lambert. They moved back to Waynesville and joined the practice of Dr. Milas Ferguson, making Smoky Mountain Dentistry a family affair.

Dr. Elizabeth Ferguson enjoys the outdoors, hiking and camping. In her free time she loves to travel and visit art museums. Dr. Ferguson spoils her only child, Denali, a Great Pyrenees dog. She too, like the rest of her family, is a huge Tar Heel fan!

Dr. Jed Lambert

Dr. Jed Lambert

Dr. Jed Lambert is originally from Natchitoches, Louisiana, a small town in the middle of the state. After completing his final two years of high school at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, Dr. Lambert enrolled at North Carolina State University. While there, he pursued a degree in biology while working several part time jobs. During this time, he began working for an orthodontic practice that eventually steered him towards dentistry as a career. Dr. Lambert then traded his NC State red for UNC blue when he attended the University of North Carolina Dental School, where he graduated with honors with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree.

While at UNC, Dr. Lambert gained experience in all aspects of dentistry, but excelled in prosthodontics and implant dentistry. He has completed over 100 hours of continuing education and has presented many topics to different student groups at the UNC School of Dentistry. He is member of the Western North Carolina Dental Society, the First District Dental Society, North Carolina Dental Society, and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Lambert enjoys the outdoors and along with Elizabeth, likes to spend time hiking and camping. He is a recreational runner that enjoys 5 and 10K races. Being from Louisiana, Dr. Lambert enjoys trying to cook authentic Cajun and Soul food dishes.