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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Leonard Brown, DDS

My Mission

“My mission is to help improve the quality of peoples’ lives through exceptional oral health care. I like that dentistry gives me the ability to make a positive impact on someone’s self-esteem. I want my patients to say that I am caring and compassionate and care about their needs.”

Education

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry; Doctorate of Dental  Surgery – Columbus, OH

Georgia Southern University; Bachelor of Science in Biology – Statesboro, GA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Brown seeks out a variety of advanced training opportunities in order to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques in dentistry. He is an active member of the American Dental Association. He is also serves as a Captain in the United States Army Reserves.

Life & Hobbies

When he’s not in the office, Dr. Brown enjoys spending time with his wife, Gerlonda, and their two daughters.  He is also involved with his local church and enjoys bicycling and fishing. 

Rebekkah A. Merrell, DMD

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Merrell, DMD is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care.

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” – Mother Teresa

My Mission

Dr. Merrell’s mission in dentistry is to serve her community by providing comprehensive dental and oral health care at the highest standard of care, dental education and outreach. She wants to provide dental care to patients of all ages in a comfortable, friendly and professional environment. Her number one goal is to exceed patients’ expectations and for every patient to leave with a smile on their face.”

Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Philadelphia, PA

Medical University of South Carolina, Master of Science in Bioengineering – Charleston, SC

Clemson University, Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering – Clemson, SC

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Merrell is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Charlotte Dental Society. She enjoys taking continuing education classes and is always looking for opportunities to advance her clinical skills and better serve her patients.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Merrell grew up in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Like any South Carolina native, she loves everything about the state of South Carolina, including the state dance – shag dancing! She is an avid traveler and outdoor aficionado. In her free time, she enjoys running, working out, hiking, white-water rafting and skiing. When she isn’t working out and being healthy, she also enjoys cooking and baking foods that may not be dentist-approved, but sure are tasty!