Meet Dr. Ron Banik
Dr. Ron Banik has been practicing dentistry in Charleston since 1999. He graduated from the College of Charleston and received his doctorate from the Medical University of SC, College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Banik also completed an advanced General Practice Residency at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC expanding his knowledge in oral surgery, dental implants, hospital patient care, trauma, sedation, and comprehensive restorative dentistry. Dr. Banik attends numerous advanced dental courses each year and is a member of several dental and community organizations. In 2004, he was awarded Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in recognition of his continuing pursuit of dental education and excellence. Additionally Dr. Banik is an attending dentist at Smiles for a Lifetime rural dental clinics providing care to disadvantaged children of South Carolina.
Personally, Dr. Banik enjoys spending time with family, friends, and his wife Sumita, who is a pediatrician at Sweetgrass Pediatrics. He is an avid tennis player in competitive USTA tennis leagues and tournaments and also holds a black belt in karate. He also enjoys traveling, biking, and other outdoors activities.
Associations and Recognitions
- American Dental Association
- South Carolina Dental Association, Alternate Delegate
- Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow
- Charleston Occlusal Study Club
- Ethics and Integrity Award, MUSC College of Dental Medicine
- Coastal Dental Study Club
- Seattle Study Club, Charleston chapter
Our vision is to provide state of the art dentistry based on personalized attention, integrity, and compassion in a family atmosphere. We strive to use our exceptional knowledge, enthusiasm, and caring attitude, to build trusting relationships with patients of all ages. We are committed to motivate and educate our patients to invest and participate in their dental care. As a result our happy and satisfied patients honor us by enthusiastically referring family and friends. With this vision in mind our outstanding and dedicated team will continually aspire to be the most respected and successful practice in the Charleston community. Together we can achieve a lifetime of healthy, beautiful smiles.