Meet the Dentist


Dr. Ron Banik graduated from the College of Charleston, received his doctorate from the Medical University of SC, and went on to complete an advanced dental residency at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC. He continues to attend numerous advanced dental courses each year and is a member of several dental and community organizations. Dr. Banik is a graduate of the prestigious Kois Center in Seattle, Washington, one of the premier dental learning institutions in the world, and has earned Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) for his continuing pursuit of dental education and excellence. Additionally, Dr. Banik has been an attending dentist at Welvista-Smiles For A Lifetime, rural pediatric dental clinics for over twelve years, providing care to underserved children of South Carolina.

Personally, Dr. Banik spends time with family, friends, and his wife Sumita, who is a pediatrician at Sweetgrass Pediatrics. He is an avid tennis player in competitive tennis leagues, enjoys outdoor activities, and holds a black belt in karate.


  • American Dental Association
  • South Carolina Dental Association, Alternate Delegate
  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Charleston Occlusal Study Club
  • Ethics and Integrity Award, MUSC College of Dental Medicine
  • Seattle Study Club, Charleston
  • Graduate, Kois Center


Our vision is to provide state of the art dentistry based on personalized attention and integrity in a family atmosphere. We use our exceptional knowledge, 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. Our patients honor us by enthusiastically referring family and friends. With this vision in mind our dedicated team continues strive to be the most respected and successful practice in the Charleston community. Together we can achieve a lifetime of healthy, beautiful smiles.