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General dentist Dr. Terrence Vandiver

Terrence Vandiver, DMD

Dr. Terrence Vandiver is a native of Evans, GA and a graduate of Fort Valley State University and the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry.

Dr. Vandiver began with Augusta Smiles Youth Dentistry in 2005 and has enjoyed serving the Augusta community.

A 2015 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary, Dr. Vandiver is a local pastor, serving Thankful Missionary Baptist Church in Blythe, GA.

Dr. Vandiver is married to his lovely wife Maria and they are parents to three outstanding children.

He is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

General dentist Dr. LaQuinta Elim

LaQuinta Elim, DMD

Dr. LaQuinta Elim is a graduate of the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. She received her B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry at Augusta State University. While in dental school, Dr.Elim received multiple awards and recognition for her dedication to Dentistry and Oral Cancer Research.

Dr.Elim is an active member of the American Dental Association, The Georgia Dental Society and The Georgia Dental Association. She is the wife of Dr. Ty Williams and a dedicated mother to their children. Dr.Elim enjoys vacationing with her family and mentoring the youth in her community.