Meet the Staff
Below are a few brief descriptions that we designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials, and work experience.
H. Gene Smith, DMD
DentistSmith Family Dentistry
Dr. Smith has practiced in the Midlands since 1991. His practice philosophy is to serve the community with integrity, character, and honesty. He graduated from Clemson University, the Medical University of South Carolina and completed a 2 year residency at the MUSC hospital.
Dr. Smith and his staff strive to advise their patients with the best possible options to treat their dental needs with compassion, a caring atmosphere, and a listening ear. Dr. Smith says, “We love our patients, and they are treated like family.”
Besides dentistry, Dr. Smith loves athletics and making a positive impact in the lives of students as he coaches them in football. The last eight years of his twenty plus years of coaching have been spent as a defensive line coach at Hammond School. He has enjoyed being a part of their winning program, which has achieved 7 State Championships of the last nine years in SCISA. He has been married to his wife Rose, for 34 years and they have two grown children.
Business Associate in Columbia, SCSmith Family Dentistry
Amy, our Patient Service Coordinator, is the friendly voice on the phone and the welcoming smile at our front desk. Amy is a problem solver, and nothing rattles her. She looks forward to helping you, as she sincerely cares about our dental family – our patients and our staff. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons and daughter, along with their menagerie of pets
Hygienist in Columbia, SCSmith Family Dentistry
Heather, our Registered Dental Hygienist, brings 18 years of experience to our dental team. She has a special ability to put each patient at ease, and to encourage everyone to maintain healthy and beautiful smiles. In her spare time, she is an avid gardener and crafter. Her artistic ability can also be seen in the décor of our office. Her husband and two young sons keep her life full of fun.