3527 Bush River Rd
Columbia, SC 29210
J. Lee Ayers, Jr., DMD; Mark McEntire, DMD; and Dustin Hedgpeth, DMD, would like to thank all of the referring dentists who voted to include them in the prestigious Top Dentist list. Columbia Periodontal Associates is one of the larger periodontal practices in the Midlands with an established tradition of excellence for more than 31 years. They have extensive experience in placing dental implants, as well as treatment of gum disease through laser therapy procedures, to improve the overall health and well-being of their patients. Their goal is to provide optimal care to all of their patients in the most caring and efficient manner.
Dr. Ayers, a graduate of Presbyterian College, earned Dental and Periodontal degrees from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Ayers and his wife Diana have three sons.
Dr. McEntire, a graduate of Presbyterian College, earned Dental and Periodontal degrees from MUSC.
Dr. Hedgpeth, a graduate of Mississippi College, earned his Dental and Periodontal degrees from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and MUSC. Dr. Hedgpeth and his wife Brittney have two children.