Hargis Family Dentistry provides a wide variety of dental services and procedures to address all of our patient's dental health needs. By combining quality patient care with up-to-date technology, we are able to treat patients of all ages in a comfortable and relaxing setting. Our website includes information on the following items: Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist, Family Dentist, General Dentist, Emergency Dentist, Dental Implants, Teeth Whitening, InvisalignDental Veneers, Dentures, Dental Crowns and more. Our dentists and expert staff are trained to not only treat patients but to identify what caused the health concern in the first place. This comprehensive approach sets patients of Hargis Family Dentistry on the road to recovery and long-term oral health.

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Welcome to Hargis Family Dentistry

We know how important having a great smile is to looking and feeling good. That's why Dr. Gerald Hargis, Dr. Leslie Hargis, Dr. Valerie Acquesta, and the entire team at our practice are committed to providing the highest quality in family and cosmetic dentistry.

Leveraging today's latest technology, Dr. Gerald Hargis, Dr. Leslie Hargis, and Dr. Valerie Acquesta can create results that change how you look and feel. Whether you need a routine checkup, are experiencing pain or discomfort, or desire more advanced procedures like a total smile makeover, our dental practice offers a wide variety of procedures to uniquely fit your needs. In addition, our friendly experienced staff ensures your visit to the dentist is affordable and comfortable. If you are searching for a family dentist or a cosmetic dentist – look no further; contact us today at (336) 226-8069. We are conveniently located in the heart of downtown Burlington NC, directly across from the City Municipal Building.

We invite you to look around our site to learn more about our Burlington dental practice to see how we can be an integral part of your dental care. We know that the first step towards a beautiful smile begins with selecting a dentist that you can trust and rely on. Don't hesitate to give us a call or contact us by email if you have any questions, or if you would like to schedule an appointment. We look forward to hearing from you!

Dental Health for Seniors

According to the American Dental Association, 68% of older adults suffer from gum disease, and nearly 20% have untreated cavities. Without proper dental care, seniors are at higher risk for serious medical issues beyond just the teeth and gums.

Our new resource provides information for seniors and their caregivers on the risk factors associated with oral health problems, dental health solutions, dental hygiene tips, and free and low-cost dental care.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


8:15 am-5:00 pm

Emergency walk-in 8:15-10:30am


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm







Our Staff

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our Burlington family dental practice is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you with the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Each of our staff members has been associated with our team for several years. From making an appointment, filling out paperwork, conducting an examination, and providing dental treatments, the staff at Hargis Family Dentistry take the time to connect with patients and give them the thoughtful attention they deserve. Our team is trained on advanced dental procedures and techniques so that patients can benefit from the latest in dental care.

Patient Information

When you walk into the office of Hargis Family Dentistry you will be immediately greeted by our friendly staff who are dedicated to making sure that you feel comfortable during your entire appointment. We understand that patients can feel anxious when going to the dentist, and our staff will take the time to listen to all of your concerns and help you understand exactly what your procedure is going to be like. At Hargis Family Dentistry we pride ourselves on being an affordable family dentist that accepts a variety of insurance plans and payment options, like cash and credit cards, because we want to provide a beautiful, healthy smile to everyone in Burlington area. Call Hargis Family Dentistry today at 336-226-8069 to see why we are the dentist of choice in the Burlington area.


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I was very nervous,the staff made me feel welcomed.Dr.Hargis was very nice,and professional!I was recommended by my 👪,and i'd recommend Hargis family dental to anyone in need of a dentist!"
    Kayla B.
  • "I have been treated at many dental practices in several states over the years and Hargis Family Dentistry is the best ever!"
    Wanda H.
  • "Today's visit was very good. The atmosphere in your office is always very friendly. It was my husband's first visit and everyone made him feel very comfortable."
    Dick M.
  • "Wonderful staff and friendly atmosphere."
    Pam Y.
  • "Visit with Kasey was on schedule and pleasant (as usual). Employees at check-in and check-out were friendly and helpful.
    The fact that I have stayed with this office for over 29 years should indicate how much I value their service!!"
    Alice V.
  • "Everyone was great the whole time I was there Erin was polite nice great group of people recommend to everyone"
    Wayne H.
  • "Always a great visit. As stressful as going to the dentist has always been for me....it is better knowing you all are there. Such a great staff and I wouldn't go anywhere else."
    Vicki U.
  • "We had a great experience with Carla as our hygienist. Thank you for your help in getting us rescheduled."
    Viola D.
  • "Great visit getting routine cleaning and check up. Casey took some pictures and showed them to me on the computer screen. She told me some things I never knew about my teeth. Enjoyed seeing the newest dentist too!"
    June L.
  • "The service was professional and great!"
    Barbara H.
  • "As always, Kasey and the entire staff were excellent!!"
    Deborah C.
  • "I always have a good experience at Hargis Family Dentistry. Everyone does a great job, and everyone works well together. Very pleasant!"
    Sandy C.
  • "Everyone and everything went very, very polite and friendly staff. Thank you!"
    Donald B.
  • "Always professional; Love the staff at Hargis family Dentistry. Casey is great! Dr. Leslie is also great; congratulations on her upcoming new family member. Thanks to all of you."
    Barbara S.
  • "AWESOME STAFF! Actually a pleasant experience seeing these guys! Would recommend them 2 anyone!😁🦷"
    Kami H.
  • "Kasey is great! My cleaning was peaceful and pain free! She is so good at what she does! We took an x-ray of a crown/root canal tooth that has a small abscess. I am SO grateful for the technology to see these things! I had no pain so I really didn't know it was there. Dr. Valerie verified and approved the referral. I'm sure Dr. Jepko will make the right decision for me and get it fixed. Thank you!"
    Travis M.
  • "I really enjoyed my first visit today. It was a great atmosphere, and the staff was friendly and cheerful."
    Katherine E.
  • "I'm very satisfied with your work and service, I would definitely recommend you to my Family and friends"
    Reggie W.
  • "Superior service as always. thanks you all so much!"
  • "Great visit!! Leslie did a FANTASTIC job on my tooth 😃😃"
    Tom P.
  • "Always going above and beyond to get my appointments taken care of! Such a positive atmosphere and sweet workers who assist so beautifully! I always smile leaving! So grateful!"
    Ali F.
  • "Seeing Dr. Leslie and Kacey is like hanging out with friends. The clean, straight teeth are just a bonus. Thank you!"
    Megan W.
  • "Such a great team of staff Dr. Hargis is wonderful and caring. I highly recommend this dentist office to anyone"
    Elizabeth C.
  • "My experience at Hargis Family Dentistry has always been a good one. All of the staff are professional but also personal. They listen to what's going on or what I need done and they also give advice. I think this is the best place for me. Thanks for everything."
    Amy S.
  • "I had wonderful experience this morning and love all you guys and the beautiful decorations for Christmas 🎄❤️🤗"
    Elise R.
  • "The ladies are all a pleasure! So upbeat, fun and welcoming! I love my visits!"
    Kaylee R.
  • "It was great as always! You loved on Emille and let her tell stories and jokes. With quarantine and social distancing her "people-lng" is limited so you all got a good 3 months worth at once. Thank you!"
    Emille D.
  • "Everyone is so nice. I like the fact they are non-judgmental about the condition my teeth are in! I haven't been able to afford dental visits until now. And yes I am little embarrassed about my teeth. But Dr. Valerie is so nice and encouraging it makes me want to come back and get my teeth in shape! I have complete faith in her!! I love Hargis Dentistry!!!"
    Susan W.
  • "Everyone in the office is phenomenal! I am so happy to be a client of Dr. Leslie's and the service!"
    Donna D.
  • "I've had a very anxious and negative experiences at past dentistry offices, but Hargis Family DDS was one or the most positive, uplifting, honestly fun staff, experiences I've had in a while."
    Kaitlyn N.
  • "Everyone at Hargis Family Dentistry works so hard and does an amazing job! They take exceptional care of their patients with concern for their comfort. Dentists perform nothing short of miracles for those of us with tooth trouble. I am so grateful for all that you do! Thank you, God bless!"
    Travis M. / Facebook
  • "Took my 3-1/2 yr old for her first cleaning and had the best experience! Our hygienist Kasey was so sweet and Dr. Leslie is the best! Highly recommend Hargis Family Denistry!"
    - Alexandra C.
  • "I love this dental practice. I love going to see Dr Hargis and her staff. I have always been very anxious and nervous about going to the dentist but now I actually look forward to going to my appointments.! Something I never thought I would say. The environment is wonderful! The staff is excellent and very caring. They make you feel at home. I feel so lucky to be a patient there!"
    Ann G.
  • "Love this place! It's easy for me to say that I have now found my family dentist! Dr. Leslie and her staff are very kind and knowledgeable."
    - Amy M.
  • "My elf teeth are nice and clean, after all, that Christmas candy..."
    -Lama C.

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