About Ludgate Family Dentistry

At Ludgate Family Dentistry, your smile is our priority. From infant to retiree, our dental office offers exceptional dental care to maintain optimal oral health. Serving patients throughout Lumberton, NC, and surrounding communities choose our dentists for comprehensive, gentle dentistry.

Our Dentists

Dr. Karshner

Dr. Christopher Karshner grew up in St. Pauls, NC. He graduated from St. Paul’s High School in 1988 and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 1992. After graduating from UNCP, Dr. Karshner worked in the dental lab business for two years. This experience piqued his interest in the dental profession and inspired him to return to school, graduating from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in 1999.

After graduating from dental school, Dr. Karshner practiced in St. Pauls, NC, for six years. In 2005 he partnered with Dr. Lacey Gane, forming Gane and Karshner Family Dentistry. Dr. Gane officially retired from the practice in December 2020. At this time, Dr. Karshner partnered with Dr. Andrew Dillon Burns forming Ludgate Family Dentistry.

Dr. Karshner is a member of the North Carolina Dental Society, American Dental Association & the local branch of the Seattle Dental Study Club. He enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, and playing golf in his free time.

Dr. Burns

Gane and Karshner Family Dentistry are pleased to welcome Dr. Andrew Dillon Burns, D.M.D., to our team.

Dr. Burns was born and raised in Saint Pauls, NC. He graduated from St. Paul’s High School in 2010, received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Biology, and graduated from East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine in 2018. Immediately after graduating dental school, Dr. Burns worked as an associate in Southern Pines, NC. Dr. Burns enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and believes in a conservative approach to dental care. He is a North Carolina Dental Society and the American Dental Association member.

Dr. Burns enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, gardening, and helping on the family farm in his spare time.

Ludgate Family Dentistry
4309 Ludgate St.
Lumberton, NC, 28358

Business Hours

Monday-Wednesday: 8 AM- 5 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM- 2 PM
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