A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Dr. James Andrews graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina School of Dental Medicine in 1974. He accepted a teaching position with the University’s Department of Oral Medicine until entering the United States Army Dental Corps as a Dental Officer. After serving at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, Dr. Andrews established a private dental practice in Summerville in 1978.
Highly-regarded for his skills in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry, Dr. Andrews has also completed numerous, advanced courses to provide patients with all tooth replacement options, including dental implants. He is skilled in providing all phases of implant dentistry in one, convenient location and ensures patient comfort and safety at all times. Additionally, Dr. Andrews is Certified to provide I.V. Sedation to give patients the option of having treatment performed in a twilight sleep state. Oral sedation is also available.
In addition to having achieved Fellowship status in American Dental Implant Association, he is an active member of the International Dental Implant Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association, and is devoted to the community through ongoing civic involvement.
“Going to the dentist shouldn’t be this easy! Fast, friendly, thorough, and a pleasure to visit. I’ve been a patient for nearly 25 years at Dr. Andrew’s. You couldn’t pay me to go to another dentist!”
Louis D., patient of Dr. James Andrews
“I have been going to Dr. Andrews for 18 years so have the benefit of time to know the caliber of care he provides. He is often ahead of the curve when it comes to new technologies and procedures. He has a steady and confident hand. Key members of his staff have been there almost as long as he’s been in practice — that is no accident.”
Cheyenne, Patient Coordinator
Cheyenne has been in the dental field for over 15 years. Whether on the phone or in person, she strives to help others with their dental needs. You will find Cheyenne at our front desk greeting you with a smile as you walk in the door. When not at the office, Cheyenne enjoys gardening, cooking and spending time with her two children.
Jeannine, Registered Dental Hygienist
This Boston native celebrated her 20th anniversary as a member of Dr. Andrews’ team in 2015 and values the relationships she has established with so many patients. She became licensed in anesthesia and nitrous oxide sedation in 1994. She attributes her extensive dental knowledge to continuing education and training that keeps her on top of the latest developments in oral health.
Sandy, Administrative Manager
Sandy is a long time member of our team and helps to keep our office running smoothly. In her leisure time, you can find her playing league tennis or staying busy with her two daughters.
Tiffany, Registered Dental Assistant
A Charleston native, Tiffany pursued her interest in the dental field after raising her three children. She has been on Dr. Andrews’ team for 2 years and assists Dr. Andrews with patients as their desires for healthy, confident smiles are achieved. When not at the office, Tiffany enjoys spending time with her children and Charleston’s beaches.
Tracy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Born in Oklahoma, Tracy’s family eventually relocated to Tampa, FL. There, she was a Dental Assistant for 10 years before expanding her career into dental hygiene. After relocating to South Carolina, Tracy joined Dr. Andrews in February 2017. She enjoys caring for patients and strives to help improve their oral health. In her spare time, you can find Tracy riding her bike and spending time with her daughter and husband.
Ginger, Registered Dental Assistant
Originally from East Tennessee, Summerville is now home for Ginger. With over 20 years in the dental field, she is committed to compassionate care for which Dr. Andrews’ team is so well recognized. When not in Dr. Andrews’ office, you can find Ginger spending time with her husband and son, camping, boating, and riding motorcycles.
Angela, Registered Dental Hygienist
Angela is a Summerville native. She is a 2006 graduate of Trident Technical College, where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined Dr. Andrews team in April 2018 and enjoys helping patients improve their oral health. She also “loves to assist Dr. Andrews in building confidence within patients so they can feel comfortable coming to his dental office.” When not at the office, you can find Angela spending time with her husband and two girls.
Providing beautiful smiles and tooth replacement for over 25 years of dentistry, Summerville dentist Dr. James Andrews’ dental office proudly serves patients throughout counties of Dorchester, Berkeley co, and Colleton county South Carolina, including Summerville, Ridgeville, Charleston, Moncks Corner, Ladson, Hanahan, Walterboro, Cottageville, St. George and Holly Hill SC.