I’m Dr. Austin B. Meares, and I’d like to personally invite you to explore what makes our practice unique and special.

About us

Dr. Meares brings a blend of expertise and genuine concern to every patient. He is very thorough and takes the time to get to know the patient and understand their needs and goals for their oral health. Whether it is routine care or a specific dental concern, Dr. Meares provides comprehensive, custom-tailored treatment to each need. He is committed to ensuring your time at the office is not only comfortable but is also rewarding.

The “A Team”

Alongside Dr. Meares is his exceptional team that works to make your visit seamless and stress-free. From the warm smile that greets you at the front desk, to the skilled hands that assist in the treatment rooms, each member is dedicated to your comfort and satisfaction.

Our Personalized Approach

We do not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to dentistry. Our mission is to help patients understand their unique needs and to provide the best care. Dr. Meares does not believe he is in the business of fixing teeth; he is a physician of the mouth. We stay up to date with the latest technology to provide comprehensive care to our patients.

A Comfortable Environment

We understand the dentist is not everyone’s favorite place to be. We have created an atmosphere that feels more like a cozy visit and less like a clinical appointment. While we have the latest technology, Dr. Meares takes pride in creating a comfortable environment for our patients. We want you to feel at ease from the moment you walk through the door. Our reception area is stocked with a complimentary coffee bar for you to enjoy. Our treatment rooms have music available for you to listen to while we work. We also offer pillows and blankets to keep you comfortable during your visit.

Join Our Dental Family

Our team at Dr. Meare’s office is here to build lasting relationships. When you’re with us, you’re not just a patient, you’re a valued member of our dental family. Our goal is to educate and provide exceptional oral care. If it is your first time visiting our office, you will notice we do things differently compared to most offices.

Schedule your visit today and let’s get started on your dental journey with us!

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Austin B. Meares

Meet Dr. Austin B. Meares, a compassionate native of Columbia, SC, dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care that leaves you feeling like family.

With a Bachelor of Science from Wofford College and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the esteemed Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Meares brings over two decades of expertise to every smile he transforms. His journey began in a dental lab, where he honed his craft for two years, before pursuing advanced education at the University of Mississippi's renowned residency program.

Dr. Meares' commitment to excellence shines through his extensive accreditations, including The Dawson Center for Occlusion, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Invisalign, CAD/CAM CEREC Comprehensive therapy, implant treatment, and laser therapy. He believes in staying at the forefront of dental technology, attending regular continuing education courses to ensure his patients benefit from the latest advancements.

What truly sets Dr. Meares apart is his genuine care for each patient. He partners closely with you, understanding your unique needs and aspirations, to craft a personalized dental journey. Whether it's achieving a radiant smile or addressing specific concerns, Dr. Meares is dedicated to making your experience comfortable and rewarding.

Beyond the dental chair, Dr. Meares is a devoted father to his cherished children, Archer and Avery. An avid hunting enthusiast, he finds solace in archery and fishing, reveling in the beauty of the great outdoors no matter the season. Weekends are reserved for treasured moments with family, creating memories that last a lifetime.

Step into a realm of dentistry where expertise meets empathy. Schedule your visit with Dr. Meares today and embark on a journey to a healthier, more radiant smile. Your confidence begins here.

Our patients say

"I love this dental office. Everyone there is so sweet and easy to work with. Dr. Meares is amazing at what he does and genuinely cares! I’ve had to deal with a lot of dental work in my life and this is by far my best experience. I would recommend them to anyone!"

Molli C.

"It may sound cliché to say, but Dr. Meares and his entire staff treated me like family. He takes time to get to know each person's individual needs and truly goes the extra mile. Can't thank them enough for the consideration and care taken!"

Bridgitte M.

"I have horrible dental anxiety from so many bad experiences. A friend recommended Dr. Meares and I couldn’t be more glad that I came here. The staff is so friendly and they all genuinely care and don’t brush off my anxiety. Dr. Meares is wonderful and I’d recommend him to anyone!"

Emilia D.

"The team and Dr. Meares are without a doubt some of the most caring people in the world! They always greet us with a smile when we walk through the door. Dr. Meares is very detailed with his treatment, and explains it in terms everyone can understand! Even my young daughters love going to see him. Great family atmosphere, great dentist, we are patients for life."

Eric S.

"Dr. Mears is easily the best dentist I have ever had. His staff and his office equipment are first rate, and he is always willing to make time to see me when I have a dental emergency. I do most highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for the best in dental care."

Jacob R.

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