The Garris Dental
We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! As a team, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs as a patient.
Dr. William Scott Garris
Dr. William Scott Garris graduated from the College of Charleston in 1994, before earning his doctorate from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. He has been practicing dentistry since 1998. To stay up-to-date on all the latest advancements in the field of dentistry, Dr. Garris maintains memberships with the American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association and the Coastal District Dental Society.
When he isn’t working, Dr. Garris enjoys hunting, fishing, and sports. He is a member of St. George United Methodist Church, is active in many community activities and loves spending time with his wife, Niki, and their three children, Meg, Will and Camryn.
Dr. Jessie Suggs Robinson
Dr. Jessie Robinson was born and raised in Clemson, SC. She graduated from Clemson University (Go Tigers!) before earning her doctorate from the Medical University of South Carolina, College of Dental Medicine. She is a member of the American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Delta Sigma Delta Professional-Dental Fraternity.
When Dr. Robinson isn’t working, she enjoys exploring the Lowcountry with her family, reading, travel, exercise, and drawing calligraphy. Dr. Robinson is married with three children and a black Labrador retriever.
Dr. Tiffany Deaton
Dr. Tiffany Deaton attended Wofford College where she received a dual degree in Biology and Spanish. After earning her doctorate at the Medical University of South Carolina, she completed a general practice residency at MAHEC in Asheville, NC. As a member of local, state, and national dental organizations such as the South Carolina Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Deaton is devoted to excellence in dentistry while taking a gentle, caring and comprehensive approach to oral health.
Dr. Deaton enjoys travel, music, crafting, and spending time with family. She and her husband, Dr. Rhett Deaton, have 2 sons.
Dr. Rory Thomas Furrows
Dr. Rory Furrows graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho, before earning his doctorate from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association, and the Coastal District Dental Society.
Dr. Furrows participates with the Boy Scouts of America and enjoys fishing and woodworking. He loves spending time with his wife Kelly, and their four children, Melissa, Lila Belle, Jordan, and Daniel.
Dr. Dominick Bear
Dr. Bear grew up in a rural community in central western Illinois. He graduated with honors from Bradley University with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He then completed his doctorate at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine.
He maintains membership with the following associations:
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
South Carolina Dental Association
Pee Dee District Dental Society
American Academy of Implant Dentistry
International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Dr. Bear takes over 100 hours of continuing education every year to stay up to date in the rapidly evolving field of dentistry. He focuses his education on implant and digital dentistry.
He recently earned Fellowship status in implant dentistry with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
In his spare time, Dr. Bear enjoys traveling, SCUBA diving, golf, fishing, and boating the low country with his family.
is that I love my job because I get to help others with their smile!