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Columbia Periodontal Associates

3527 Bush River Rd

Columbia, SC 29210

Phone: 803-798-0894

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Mark McEntire, DMD; J. Lee Ayers, Jr., DMD; Dustin Hedgpeth, DMD

J. Lee Ayers, Jr., DMD; Mark McEntire, DMD; and Dustin Hedgpeth, DMD, are part of one of the Midlands’ larger periodontal practices, and they have established a tradition of excellence for more than 30 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. They would like to thank all of the referring dentists who voted them for the esteemed Top Dentist list. 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 MUSC. 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.

The entire practice wants to send well wishes to William Farrar, DDS, as he began his retirement this past January 2020. Dr. Farrar began the practice back in 1983 and has worked with Dr. Ayers, Dr. McEntire, and Dr. Hedgpeth to provide wonderful care to all of the patients at Columbia Periodontal Associates.