Dr. Eric Layton, a native of Kinston, North Carolina, graduated magna cum laude from North Carolina State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. While working fulltime for a global construction firm, he earned a Masters in Business Administration from East Carolina University. Dr. Layton graduated with honors from the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina and immediately entered private practice at Trident General Dentistry. Although he changed careers from engineering to dentistry, Dr. Layton is “still building bridges.”
Dr. Layton is a member of the American Dental Association, the South Carolina Dental Association, the Coastal District Dental Society, and multiple local dental study clubs. He regularly participates in continuing education programs so that he can offer his patients the best treatment options. Dr. Layton enjoys the outdoor activities that living in Charleston provides—sailing, boating, and fishing. He lives on James Island with his wife, daughter, son and dachshund.
Dr. Casey Bennett graduated cum laude from Clemson University with a bachelors degree in Psychology. Upon graduation, he toured the east coast playing guitar with his band Swift Robinson until he began his dental education at the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. While a student at MUSC, Dr. Bennett served as a research assistant in Dr. Caroline Westwater’s laboratory and was the 3Shape Technician for the Implant Prosthodontics clinic where he designed 3-D diagnostic wax ups. Dr. Bennett graduated magna cum laude from the Medical University of South Carolina and was the recipient of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award.
Dr. Bennett is also an Attending Faculty member at the Medical University of South Carolina where he works with students one day a week in clinic. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the South Carolina Dental Association. His passion for dentistry combined with his participation in continuing education programs allows him to provide the best care possible to his patients.
Dr. Bennett lives on James Island with his wife, Abby, and their cat Mildred. In his spare time, Dr. Bennett enjoys sailing, gardening, and playing music with his band around town.
Dr. Kristy Greenfield is originally from Richmond, VA and graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Biology. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Greenfield continued her education at the Medical University of South Carolina with a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association and Academy of General Dentists.
Dr. Greenfield has participated in over 10 dental mission trips thus far, both local and international, and is passionate about volunteering. She currently resides in West Ashley with her Golden Retriever, Dawson. In her free time, she enjoys riding horses, running, traveling and anything outdoors.
Dr. Mason Wade is a native of Charleston and attended Furman University in Greenville, SC where he graduated Cum Laude with a bachelors degree in Health Science. He went on to dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, and the South Carolina Dental Association. He likes to spend time with friends and family, water skiing, snow skiing, and being outdoors.
Dr. Robert Painter is from Greenville, SC and graduated from Riverside High School in 2006. He graduated Manga Cum Lade from Clemson University with a degree in Health Services Administration. Dr. Painter received his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Dr. Painter earned the American Academy of Osseointegration award for excellence in Implant Dentistry. He is a member of the ADA, SCDA, and Academy of General Dentistry. He lives in Mt. Pleasant with his wife, Weezie (a Mt. Pleasant native), and they have a Shiba Inu dog named Maya. Dr. Painter enjoys golfing, boating, staying physically active, and spending time with his family.