Lexington Dental Office

When it comes to finding the right dentist for your family in the Lexington, S.C. area, you want to choose a practitioner who offers a comprehensive selection of dental services and who has a well-established reputation for excellence among his patients. Dr. Jon D. Smith and his team have made a name for themselves in the Midlands of South Carolina, as trusted and reliable providers of premier dental care. At our state-of-the-art facility, we can detect and treat dental problems that can compromise your oral health. Our office provides a full range of services including preventive, cosmetic, restorative, prosthetic and emergency care, to meet the dental needs of adults as well as children. Our goal is to help your whole family achieve optimal levels of dental health.

Dr. Jon Smith demonstrated a natural inclination for the medical field early on in his academic career. He studied microbiology and immunology at the University of Arizona before earning his D.D.S. from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. During his studies at OU College of Dentistry he was elected class president his sophomore, junior and senior years. He also received advanced training in dental forensics and was a key member of the forensics team that identified most of the 168 victims of the Alpha P. Murrah federal bombing disaster. He has since continued his forensics studies and frequently aids the Lexington County Coroner’s Office in forensic identification cases. Dr. Smith has also served as the chairman of the South Carolina Dental Association bioterrorism task force. Since entering private practice in 1997, he’s been passionate about creating beautiful smiles with a special focus on cosmetic dentistry. His smile makeovers have been featured on channel WOLO ABC Columbia’s Extreme Makeover television show. He has been voted ‘Best Dentist’ by the readers of The State Newspaper and Lexington Life Magazine. Dr. Smith is a member of several professional organizations including American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, Central District Dental Society, Greater Columbia Dental Association, American Society of Forensic Odontology, Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce, American Board of Forensic Dentistry.

At Southern Shores Dental our dentists emphasizes the prevention of dental disease as well as the importance of the early detection of issues that can compromise your oral health. He believes that most dental problems can be avoided with a well-rounded preventive care plan. To maintain optimal levels of oral health, Dr. Smith recommends a bi-annual exam and a thorough, professional teeth cleaning treatment to address those hard-to-reach crevices that brushing and flossing may have missed. Moreover, protecting the smiles of his youngest patients and establishing a lifetime of good dental habits are top priorities at his office. His comprehensive, preventive plan for children includes regular fluoride therapy to strengthen the developing enamel of their young teeth and dental sealants to protect the vulnerable chewing surfaces of their new permanent back molars.

At Southern Shores Dental, we are premier providers of cosmetic dental care in Lexington, S.C., helping countless patients enhance the beauty of their smiles using the most advanced treatment methods. We skillfully combine the art and science of dentistry in many of the treatments that we offer such as teeth whitening procedures and dental veneers. Missing teeth can take a toll on your quality of life. Dr. Smith and his team offers some of the latest approaches in prosthetic dental care to help you regain the function and appearance of a complete smile. Our dental implants, fixed bridges and dentures are excellent restorative solutions to ensure you can eat, speak and smile with confidence again.

At Southern Shores Dental we believe that in order to deliver top-notch dental care, a skilled practitioner must have the latest technology at their fingertips. At our state-of-the-art facility we employ the latest technology to offer the most advanced treatment modalities. In addition to providing comprehensive periodontal and oral cancer screenings using leading-edge diagnostic tools, we are also certified providers of Invisalign, the clear, removable alternative to traditional braces.

If you live in Lexington, S.C. or in the nearby areas of Murray, Oswald Park, Gilbert, or Red Bank and you’re in need of a reliable dentist who can care for the oral health of the entire family, consider Southern Shores Dental. We’re conveniently located west of downtown Lexington, right off of Augusta highway. 

At Southern Shores Dental, it’s our goal to provide our community of Lexington, S.C. with access to affordable, high-quality dental care. We provide convenient financing options through Care Credit and we work with many insurance plans. Our friendly staff will be glad to help file your primary dental insurance carrier claims. Call our office to learn more.