Dr. Garry Meeks

Dr. Meeks is from Louisville, Kentucky and now resides in Bluffton, S.C. After graduating from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, he pursued a career in dentistry and earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2000. Following graduation, he was awarded a residency at the prestigious University of Florida Post-Graduate Advanced General Dentistry Program. During his residency, Dr. Meeks gained valuable experience in all aspects of dentistry – from hospital-based care, to advanced cosmetic procedures. Dr. Meeks has practiced dentistry for nearly 20 years and is currently the Regional President of Howard Family Dental. He is also a lifetime qualified member of the Crown Council. In his free time, he enjoys golfing and listening to music – especially Jimmy Buffett!

Oral Health for Older Adults

Keeping good oral hygiene habits is important at any age. As we get older, regular visits to the dentist remain necessary, particularly since changes to our health status can often affect our oral health. One study found that older adults with certain chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, are more at risk for […]

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