A Dental Practice That Puts Patients First
At the Center for Dentistry in Aiken, SC, our dentists are committed to a health based, comprehensive approach that is centered on our patients’ needs and wants. Our office features a team of dental professionals whose highest priority is making our patients feel comfortable while achieving optimal oral health.
We strive to provide more than just excellent dental treatment: your personal history, expectations, present conditions, and future needs are taken into account by our dentists so that we can collaborate to develop a plan that is specific to you. We perform almost every dental procedure in our office to ensure that there is always excellent communication and quality throughout the entire experience. The trust our patients give us to allow treatment is an honor that we hold in high regard.
Meet Our Dentists
Leah B. Wilkins, DMD
After graduating from Wofford College in 2005, Magna Cum Laude, Aiken dentist Leah B. Wilkins attended the Medical University of South Carolina for dental school. She graduated with her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2005. She moved back to her hometown of Edgefield, where she had the privilege to practice dentistry with her father for ten years. In 2015, Dr. Leah joined her husband at Center For Dentistry. She continues to learn innovative techniques in order to provide the finest care for her patients. In November of 2019, she completed a four-part continuum at the LD Pankey Institute, an advanced dental education center that focuses on technical proficiency but also on the behavioral component of dentistry. Dr. Wilkins is a member of a number of professional associations including the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, the South Carolina Dental Association, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Talmadge D. Wilkins IV, DMD, FAGD
Dr. Talmadge D. Wilkins IV received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from West Virginia University. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry in 2004. Following his graduation from dental school, Dr. Wilkins completed a general practice residency and training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Medical College of Georgia, now Augusta University. He is also a graduate of the Executive Management program at Northwestern University in Chicago. In addition, Dr. Wilkins is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and holds memberships in numerous professional dental associations. He is currently an accreditation candidate in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry which acknowledges excellence in this field.
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"Great Office, Great Staff and Great Doctors"
Congratulations! I always have had a uniquely wonderful experience when I come to your office, but today was beyond exceptional! It was, bar none, the best experience I have had visiting an office post-COVID. You have thought of everything, including air purification, which I have not seen anywhere else. Most offices are like walking into a Petri dish for COVID, but you have spared no expense in making sure your patients and your staff are comfortable and protected. I also want to offer a huge thank you to Laurel for not only being the best technician I have ever had, but she is also the most empathetic and caring listener which was what I needed today. I also appreciated the kindness and professionalism of both Jena and Bailey. Jena, in particular, has a tough job at that desk, and she is always sweet, kind, articulate and very efficient. I have signed up both David and I as new VIP members, and we look forward to seeing all of you again-hopefully under better circumstances than COVID allows. Thank you, Tal and Leah, for being such great dentists, and for running such a great practice. It is very apparent that you care.View On Google
Our Featured Procedures
Cracked, chipped, and stained teeth can have an effect on the appearance of your smile, which can in turn have a negative impact on your self-esteem. If the appearance of your teeth has you hiding your smile, call our Aiken, SC, dental office to learn more. Our dentists can discuss a number of cosmetic dentistry options during your next appointment.
A missing tooth or teeth can affect your health more than you might think. If left untreated, a gap in your smile can lead to bone loss and further lost teeth. Dental implants are considered the gold standard for tooth replacement. The titanium base of implants act as a replacement for a missing tooth and provides stimulation to the underlying bone tissue, stopping further bone loss. Implants also provide a stable base for dental restorations such as bridges, crowns, and dentures.
A tooth that has been compromised due to trauma or decay can be restored with a dental crown. After treating the cause of the damage, our Aiken dentists can repair and protect your tooth from further harm with a crown. This can prevent the need for extraction in the future. Made from high-quality composite materials, a restoration can be matched to the shade of your surrounding teeth.
Patients at our Aiken, SC, dental office who are unhappy with the appearance of their front teeth may benefit from the ultra-thin, custom-made porcelain shells of dental veneers. Worn, chipped, or slightly crooked teeth can cause you smile to appear unhealthy and can undermine your self-confidence. Veneers can conceal chips, cracks, minor misalignments, gaps, and stubborn discoloration that do not respond to professional whitening treatment.
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As a person who has struggled with dental phobia my whole adult life, I was immediately put to ease and reassured that I was in the best hands to see me through my journey. I appreciate the time and concern that was provided to me and the excellent care I received. Great office, great staff and great Doctors.View On Google
I love my dentist! In fact, I love the dentist, the staff, the atmosphere.... they are the best! Center for Dentistry provides as close to pain free dentistry as I have ever experienced and that means it’s also anxiety free. They really care about their patients and do their very best to ensure that you are comfortable at all times. Highly recommend.View On Google