We’re so glad you stopped to visit our website today. We have spent a great deal of time to design this website with the needs of you and your family in mind. Our goal has always been to deliver the highest quality care to every patient we see.
What sets us apart from others is the personalized care we provide our patients. We also make it a point to educate our patients about their treatment options and other oral health issues. The purpose of this website is to assist us in meeting all of those goals.
We are proud to provide high quality dental care to our patients in Greenwood, SC and surrounding areas. We look forward to hearing from you with any questions you may have.
Thank you for taking the time to browse our website. We hope to see you soon!
Dr. Aaron B. Carner and Staff
We look forward to seeing you!
Meet The Doctor
Aaron B. Carner
Dr. Aaron Carner is a Periodontist (a specialty of dentistry dealing with the gum and bone surrounding the teeth and the placement of dental implants) who lives in Greenwood, South Carolina with his wife and two boys. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (only 26% of periodontists in the nation obtain these credentials).
Dr. Carner graduated from CentreCollege in Danville, Kentucky in June of 1996 with a double major in history/biology. In 1996 he began his dental school career at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry where he completed his DMD degree in May of 2000.
In July of 2000, Dr. Carner began his three-year residency training at the University of Kentucky where he completed his specialty training in periodontology and dental implant placement in June of 2003. While at UK, he was also involved in research with the OB/GYN department on how periodontal disease may play a role in some cases of premature, low birth weight babies.
Dr. Carner is an active member of the AmericanAcademy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, International Congress of Oral Implantology, American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association, and Upper State Dental Society. He enjoys learning and bringing the most up-to-date knowledge and techniques into his practice.
Dr. Carner has performed thousands of periodontal surgical procedures as well as placed hundreds of dental implants. He enjoys performing cosmetic oral surgery procedures as well. With his expertise in the field, caring and professional manner, as well as love and dedication to his profession, you will find yourself in capable hands. He and his dental team are here to deliver the excellence in care that you deserve. If Dr. Carner and his dental team can be of any assistance to you, please feel free to call. Thank you and enjoy the website.
Meet the Staff
Valerie Kimsey (Hygienist)
Valerie J. Kimsey is a Calhoun Falls High Alumni living her dream. She joined Dr Carner's practice in May 2010. She is a member of Solid Rock Community Church in Calhoun Falls. Coming from a close family, Valerie loves spending time and making memories with her family and friends.
At an early age Valerie had chosen dental hygiene as her career path. While in high school she studied the medical program at Abbeville County Vocational Center. She was fortunate to have performed her clinical studies in local dental offices. She instantly knew SMILES were her future.
Graduating high school with honors, she immediately began her college path at Piedmont Techincal College in a health science major. Upon completing her trasfer studies, Valerie was accepted into the dental hygiene program at Greenville Technical College. In May 2009 she graduated GTC with a Dental Hygiene Associate degree. Valerie is a registered dental hygienist holding certificates in CPR, nitrous oxide and local anesthesia administration. She is passionate about quality patient care and actively broadens her education and experience through dental conferences and continuing education classes.
Lindsey (Dental Assistant) CPR Certified
Lindsey lives here in Greenwood with her husband Mitchell and their daughter Aubrie. Lindsey has been in the dental field for 7 years and absolutely loves it. Lindsey received her dental certification in Greenville, SC at Greenville Technical College. When Lindsey is not at work she enjoys spending time and making memories with her precious family.
Emily (Administrative Assistant)
Emily lives local to the area with her husband and four dogs. She loves living on a farm and spending time with her family. Emily has been with the practice for almost two year and works closely with both the front office and clinical staff. Coming from a family history in the dental field she was very excited to join the team.
Karen (Insurance and Collections Coordinator)
Karen joined the practice February of 2018. With over 25 years of experience in dentistry. Karen lives locally with her husband and dog Gatsby. Specializing in Insurance she will be happy to address any questions you may have. Karen enjoys spending her free time with her husband, family, friends and Church Family.
Shellie (PT Dental Assistant) CPR Certified
Shellie lives in local with her husband Chris and three sons. Shellie has been with the practice for over 7years. Shellie has worked closely with Dr. Carner as a valued part of the team. She loves to spend time outside with her family and friends.
Thelma (PT Dental Assistant) CPR Certified
Thelma has worked in dentistry for over 30 years. She joined the practice in September 2013. Thelma graduated from Limestone College. She lives with her husband Tommy and mini-Schnauzer Sadie.
Candace (Per Diem Dental Assistant)
Candace has been with the practice for over 10 years. She lives with her husband Jason and their two children.