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Finding the right dentist is a personal and important decision. With the profession having such a vast and diverse number of choices and influences, it's sometimes difficult to decide which is exactly right for you. This is where a strong referral becomes vital. In this case, topDentists™ has you covered. topDentists™ has surveyed thousands of dentists and professionals through detailed evaluations from their peers to determine the top doctors in their field. Following is the quality list they compiled to help you choose just the right one. 
 
 

Endodontics

 
Todd R. Barrett
Palmetto Endodontics
4023 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 782-7722
 
Joseph D. Bonavilla
Central Carolina Endodontics
206 Medical Circle, Suite 2A
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 791-1177
 
Matthew D. Evans
Midlands Endodontics
108 Palmetto Park Boulevard, Suite F
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 808-1110
 
W. Trent Gillespie
618 Ott Road
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 256-1156
 
Robert J. Gohean
Carolina Endodontics
130 Stonemark Lane
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 798-8476
 
Michael Huffer
Carolina Endodontics
130 Stonemark Lane
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 798-8476
 
Mayes McEntire
Palmetto Endodontics
4023 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 782-7722
 
Christopher P. McHugh
Carolina Endodontics
130 Stonemark Lane
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 798-8476
 
Chandra D. Sykes
Premier Endodontics
7024 Brookfield Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 419-1327
 

General Dentistry

 
Chris L. Andrews
Chris Andrews, DMD
6100 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 783-4275
 
Kevin S. Asbill
2724 Middleburg Drive, Suite A
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 256-7101
 
Linda C. Basquill
Brickyard Dental Group
122 North Brickyard Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 736-1024
 
Robert F. Berger 
Berger Dental Group
5251 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 787-9793
 
J. Adam Brantley
Devine Dentistry
621 Chatham Avenue
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 256-1817
 
Charles G. Bumgardner
Advanced Dental Care
948 Old Cherokee Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 356-6030
 
William A. Burn, III
7897 Broad River Road
Irmo, SC 29063
(803) 781-2439
 
G. Franklin Causey, Jr.
7319 College Street
Irmo, SC 29063
(803) 781-1990
 
Noble P. Cooper, Jr.
1415 Pine Street
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 254-7791
 
Douglas F. Cottingham
Cottingham Family Dentistry
3722 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 776-4234
 
Deidre B. Crockett
Berger Dental Group
5251 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 787-9793
 
James W. Curtis, Jr.
Palmetto Health Dental Center
10 Richland Medical Park Drive, Suite A
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 434-6567
 
Isaiah L. Davis, Jr.
Davis and Dingle Family Dentistry
3026 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 255-0200
 
John W. Dingle, Jr.
Davis and Dingle Family Dentistry
3026 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 255-0200
 
Joanna E. Silver Dover
Forest Drive Dental Care, PA
5101 Forest Drive, Suite A
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 782-8786
 
Russell Creig DuPuis, Jr.
Dr. R. Creig DuPuis, Jr.
142 Leisure Lane
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 731-9556
 
Thomas R. Edmonds
1109 B Avenue
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 796-8955
 
Todd B. Elliott
Fann, Stephens & Elliott
111 Professional Avenue
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 796-0677
 
Sean M. Flynn
2007 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 772-1548
 
Andrew G. Gambrell
Farrow Road Dental Group, PA
9020 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 419-5002
 
Merri M. Gandhi
1116 Atlas Road
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 783-0525
 
Kyle M. Garlitz
Garlitz Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
5 Lake Carolina Way, Suite 210
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 736-8606
 
Rudolph C. Harrington, Jr.
Midlands Dental Partnership
9 Surrey Court
Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 772-5628
 
Raymond Boyd Hendrix
Hendrix Family Dentistry
1534 Platt Springs Road
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 794-5555
 
David M. Hicklin
Palmetto Health Dental Center
10 Richland Medical Park Drive, Suite A
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 434-6567
 
Thomas C. Hoffman
Drs. Charles Strauss and Thomas Hoffman
200 Gills Creek Parkway
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 695-2884
 
S. Britt Holstein
Chapin Dental Associates
425 Lexington Avenue, Suite A
Chapin, SC 29036
(803) 345-5526
 
Elise A. Howell
Soft Touch Dentistry
609 Old Chapin Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 808-0302
 
Manly E. Hutchinson
4902 Trenholm Road
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 782-3100
 
Ned Jennings
1415 Blanding Street, Suite One
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 254-9045
 
Brandon F. Johnson
Spring Valley Dental Associates
9165 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-2560
 
Joel E. Johnson
9 Office Park Court
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-2555
 
M. Fort Jones
9600 Two Notch Road, Suite 8
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-3707
 
David M. Jordan
3727 Rosewood Drive
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 771-7695
 
Harry J. Koutroulakis
1 Plaza Drive
Lugoff, SC 29078
(803) 438-3540
 
Karen L. Kramer
Magnolia Dental Health Center
6156 Saint Andrews Road, Suite 102
Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 731-5155
 
Steven E. Lanham
Healthy Smilz
2020 Laurel Street
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 254-4543
 
R. Capers Lee
Dental Team of Sumter
5635 Broad Street Extension
Sumter, SC 29154
(803) 494-8466
 
Alison W. Lockhart
Lockhart Dental
5107 Trenholm Road
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 782-9030
 
Thomas M. Major
3515 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 798-0344
 
Sharlene G. Martin
Carolina Children’s Dentistry
500 Physicians Lane
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-4793
 
Richard McDaniel
322 East Columbia Avenue
Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29070
(803) 532-9065
 
Loretta K. Felder McKelvey
University Dental, PA
3126 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 252-8101
 
Austin B. Meares
529 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 748-8797
 
Mark Medlin
Charter Oak Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
135 Charter Oak Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 785-4040
 
Julia K. Mikell
3261 Harrison Road
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 738-1114
 
Gregory A. Millwood
Cayce Family Dentistry
1313 State Street
Cayce, SC 29033
(803) 796-1734
 
Allyson Monferdini
Wateree Family Dentistry
947 Highway 1 South
Lugoff, SC 29078
(803) 438-1845
 
William T. Noonan, Jr.
Palmetto Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
2590 Tahoe Drive
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 469-3555
 
Kris M. O’Neill
3224 Millwood Avenue
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 988-1070
 
J. Thomas Parnell
Midlands Dental Partnership
9 Surrey Court
Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 772-5628
 
Polly E. Paton
Paton Family Dentistry, LLC
1320 Elmtree Road
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 783-9900
 
Nicholas J. Pournaras
Columbia Smiles
1230 Sumter Street, Suite 600
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 888-6504
1801 Charleston Highway, Suite A
Cayce, SC 29033
(803) 794-5430
 
Heyward E. Robinson
Drs. Smith and Robinson
509 East Main Street
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 359-9991
 
Chris Robnett
Brickyard Dental Group
122 North Brickyard Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 736-1024
 
B. Eddie Rodgers
Northwood Dental Associates
510 Northwood Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 359-3215
 
Angela Schweiger
Rice Creek Family Dentistry
101 Rice Bent Way, Unit 4
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 788-2676
 
G. Franklin Shull, Jr.
Palmetto Dental Associates
216 Palmetto Park Boulevard
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 808-0888
 
Cleveland T. Smith
3710 Landmark Drive, Suite 102
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 787-3400
 
H. Gene Smith
Smith Family Dentistry
12 Monckton Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 738-9543
 
Charles W. Strauss
Drs. Charles Strauss and Thomas Hoffman
200 Gills Creek Parkway
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 695-2884
 
Ralph Edward Taylor, Jr.
Taylor Dentistry
1032 Kinley Road, Suite C
Irmo, SC 29063
(803) 781-3232
 
Caroline N. Thomas
Northwood Dental Associates
510 Northwood Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 359-3215
 
Thomas F. Trinkner
140 Leisure Lane
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 772-9628
 
Tina Vu-Heaton
Palmetto Family Dentistry
1211 Greenlawn Drive
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 783-1198
 
Julie O. Wehman
Drs. Ellis, Green and Jenkins Pediatric Dentistry
8905 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-9593
 
M. Jacob Wehman
True Street Dental Group
801 True Street
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 403-8685
 

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 
Stephen E. Clary
Northeast Oral Surgery & Implant Center
9310 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 699-5900
 
Robert M. Crooks, Jr.
1901 Blanding Street, Suite A
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 779-8303
 
Isaac E. Davis, III
Associates in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, PA
7033 Saint Andrews Road, Suite 102
Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 781-3321
 
Jeffery Dootson
Northeast Oral Surgery & Implant Center
9310 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 699-5900
 
James Lemon
Midlands Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
1755 Saint Julian Place, Middleburg Park
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 254-2972
 
Richard S. Marks
5 Professional Court
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 469-2044
 
James E. Mercer
Associates in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, PA
7033 Saint Andrews Road, Suite 102
Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 781-3321
 
Charles M. Miyaji
Associates in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, PA
112 Saluda Ridge Court, Suite 400
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 796-5791
 
Joseph W. Park
Midlands Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
1755 Saint Julian Place, Middleburg Park
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 254-2972
 
Heath M. Stewart, Jr.
Midlands Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
1755 Saint Julian Place, Middleburg Park
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 254-2972
 
James W. Strider, Jr.
Northeast Oral Surgery & Implant Center
9310 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 699-5900
 
David B. Tevepaugh
Midlands Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
1755 Saint Julian Place, Middleburg Park
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 254-2972
 
Scott C. Wietecha
Associates in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, PA
112 Saluda Ridge Court, Suite 400
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 796-5791
 

Orthodontics

 
Richard E. Boyd
Boyd Orthodontics
5 Office Park Court
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-7000
 
Thomas S. Davant, VI
Davant Orthodontics
101 Summit Parkway
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 736-7333
 
Edward C. Davis
Davis Orthodontics
143 Medical Circle
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 739-1600
 
Thomas W. Epps
Epps Orthodontics
685 North Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-5500
 
Robert F. Garrison
The Braces Place
502 North Lake Drive
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 359-4480
 
W. Nettles Green
Green Orthodontics
3741 Landmark Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 787-1601
 
Timothy E. Hughes
Epps Orthodontics
685 North Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-5500
 
Christopher C. Jernigan
Jernigan Orthodontics
306 Channel Drive
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 736-0065
 
Philip M. Joseph
Joseph Orthodontics
116 Atrium Way
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 699-2600
 
Douglas McCartha
McClary-McCartha Orthodontics
2541 Evans Street, Suite 300
Newberry, SC 29108
(803) 276-8080
 
Brian C. O’Leary
O’Leary Orthodontics
1544 Old Tamah Road
Irmo, SC 29063
(803) 732-7223
 
Daniel Pennella
The Braces Place
502 North Lake Drive
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 359-4480
 
Leslie L. Pitner
Pitner Orthodontics
5953 Wescott Road
Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 781-5225
1201 Main Street, Suite 900
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 667-3909
 
R. Sims Tompkins
Tompkins Orthodontics
5250 Clemson Avenue
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 738-9715
 
James D. Whitehead, III
Whitehead Orthodontics
203 Mallard Lakes Drive
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 996-5100
 

Pediatric Dentistry

 
Alexis Collins
Collins and Nyland Children’s Dentistry
392 Saint Andrews Road
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 772-7302
 
Richard L. Cross, Jr.
Palmetto Smiles Pediatric & Family Dentistry
139 Whiteford Way
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 951-9100
 
Robert H. Ellis, III
Drs. Ellis, Green and Jenkins Pediatric Dentistry
8905 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-9593
 
Robert H. Ellis, Jr.
Drs. Ellis, Green and Jenkins Pediatric Dentistry
8905 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-9593
 
Carol A. French
1 Thames Valley
Irmo, SC 29063
(803) 781-2511
 
Felicia L. Goins
Carolina Children’s Dentistry
7701 Trenholm Road Extension
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 736-6000
 
Amy Ellis Green
Drs. Ellis, Green and Jenkins Pediatric Dentistry
8905 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-9593
 
John W. Jenkins
Drs. Ellis, Green and Jenkins Pediatric Dentistry
8905 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-9593
 
Rob Nieders
Palmetto Smiles Pediatric & Family 
Dentistry
139 Whiteford Way
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 951-9100
 
James J. Nyland
Collins and Nyland Children’s Dentistry
392 Saint Andrews Road
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 772-7302
 
Lisbeth W. Poag
Carolina Children’s Dentistry
500 Physicians Lane
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-4793
 
Kevin M. Raines
Palmetto Smiles Pediatric & Family Dentistry
139 Whiteford Way
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 951-9100
 
Ralph D. Warnock
Lake Murray Pediatric Dentistry
740 Old Lexington Highway
Chapin, SC 29036
(803) 345-2483
 

Periodontics

 
J. Lee Ayers, Jr.
Columbia Periodontal Associates
2325 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 252-2844
 
William B. Farrar
Columbia Periodontal Associates
3527 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 798-0894
 
William C. James, Jr.
South Carolina Periodontology
2120 North Beltline Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 782-0528
 
James B. Laney
Palmetto Periodontal Associates
1356 North Lake Drive, Suite A
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 951-0323
 
Mark McEntire
Columbia Periodontal Associates
575 Old Chapin Road
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 358-3021
 
Gregg W. McKenzie
124 Alpine Circle
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-0900
 
D.W. “Rusty” Newton, Jr.
Sunset Periodontics
159 Medical Circle
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 794-7520
 
Sohee K. Park
Sandhills Periodontics
9600 Two Notch Road, Suite 4
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 788-9715
 
John M. Stephenson
402 Dicey Ford Road, Suite E
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 425-1644
 

Prosthodontics

 
Robert D. Holland, Jr.
Carolina Restorative & Implant Dentistry
4019 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 787-5445
 
Z. Vance “Van” Morgan, IV
Charismatic Smiles
175 Medical Circle
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 794-3300
 
DISCLAIMER: This list is excerpted from the 2016 topDentists™ list, which includes listings for more than 120 dentists and specialists in the Columbia and Midlands areas.  For more information call: 706-364-0853 or email: info@usatopdentists.com or visit: www.usatopdentists.com topDentists has used its best efforts in assembling material for this list but does not warrant that the information contained herein is complete or accurate, and does not assume, and hereby disclaims, any liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions herein whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. Copyright 2010-2016 by topDentists, LLC of Augusta, GA. All rights reserved. This list, or parts thereof, must not be reproduced in any form without permission. No commercial use of the information in this list may be made without permission of topDentists. No fees may be charged, directly or indirectly, for the use of the information in this list without permission.
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