Dr. Banik grew up right here in in Charleston. After graduating from the College of Charleston, he received his doctorate in dental medicine from the Medical University of SC, and went on to complete an advanced dental residency at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC. After spending a year in Savannah practicing and teaching, he returned to Charleston in 1999 to continue practicing dentistry in his hometown. 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. Dr. Banik also has been an attending dentist at Welvista-Smiles For A Lifetime’s rural pediatric dental clinics since 2001, providing dental care to underserved children in Allendale and Fairfax, SC. Additionally, he is a clinical instructor at the Medical University of SC College of Dental Medicine.
Personally, Dr. Banik spends time with his son and wife Sumita, who is a pediatrician at Sweetgrass Pediatrics, as well as extended family and friends. He is an avid tennis player and plays in competitive tennis leagues, enjoys outdoor activities, and holds a black belt in karate.
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 strives to be the most respected and successful practice in the Charleston community.
Dr. Ron Banik and the team at Carolina Family Dentistry take pride in customized gentle dental care for the whole family. We believe in educating our patients and empowering them to get and involved in their dental health.
Nervous or scared of getting dental work? We have sedation options to help you overcome your fears. Experience gentle care while you relax or even sleep.
Dr. Ron Banik and his expert dental team have over 90 years of combined experience helping patients with their smiles and overall dental health.
Experience a relaxed atmosphere in our spacious and comfortable state of the art facility. Kids have their own play area while you can enjoy TV or free WiFi while you wait.
Work with our team to customized treatment options to fit your needs and budget.
Our computerized digital x-ray system allows instant and accurate x-rays but with 50% less radiation than conventional film systems.
See full color pictures of your teeth to help you see what we see. A picture is worth a thousand words.
Enjoy using our total coverage headphones to watch TV or listen to music during your appointment.