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Our team was built with a shared goal - to give patients their dream smile. Get to know us!

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11890 Hwy 707
11890 Hwy 707
"I am proud to partner with my patients in their dental health, offering caring, compassionate, and comprehensive treatment; never forgetting that teeth are connected to a person who deserves the very best."
-Thomas D. Flanders, DDS

Meet the doctor

Thomas D. Flanders, DDS
"I am proud to partner with my patients in their dental health, offering caring, compassionate, and comprehensive treatment; never forgetting that teeth are connected to a person who deserves the very best."
-Thomas D. Flanders, DDS
Dr. Flanders was raised on a dairy farm in upstate New York. Once he graduated from dental school, Dr. Flanders became a United States Army Active Duty Dentist, serving through the Desert Storm War. He came to Murrells Inlet in 2017, after spending over 24 years in private practice in Delhi, New York. Delhi is a quaint town in the Catskill Mountains. Dr. Flanders and his wife, Katharine, currently reside in Murrells Inlet, and they have two grown sons. Their eldest son is an oncologist in the United States Navy, and their youngest son is a math professor at Grove City College in Northwest Pennsylvania. Dr. and Mrs. Flanders are active members of the Coastal Life Community Church.
Experience
Dr. Flanders is currently an active member of the American Dental Association and South Carolina Dental Association.
Education
Prosthodontic Residency
Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Memphis, Tennessee
Doctorate of Dental Surgery
SUNY at Buffalo School of Dentistry - Buffalo, New York
Bachelor of Science
Cornell University - Ithaca, New York
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"My mission is to make a positive impact in the lives of children, youth, and adults by providing the highest quality dental care in an enjoyable and relaxed environment. I am committed to providing my patients with a family atmosphere and a place they feel comfortable bringing their friends and family. By providing a team of professional employees, we aim to improve patients' oral health and overall quality of life."
-Annika R. Garcia, DMD

Meet the doctor

Annika R. Garcia, DMD
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"My mission is to make a positive impact in the lives of children, youth, and adults by providing the highest quality dental care in an enjoyable and relaxed environment. I am committed to providing my patients with a family atmosphere and a place they feel comfortable bringing their friends and family. By providing a team of professional employees, we aim to improve patients' oral health and overall quality of life."
-Annika R. Garcia, DMD
Dr. Garcia moved to the Murrells Inlet area in 2018 from Illinois, where she resides with her husband, Ronnie, who is a proud firefighter in our area. Together, they have 2 young children who keep them busy and active on the weekends. In her spare time, she enjoys working out in the gym and spending time with her family. Dr. Garcia is proud to be your Dentist here at Prince Creek Dental Care.
Education
Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine - Alton, Illinois
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
Illinois State University - Normal, Illinois
"We are passionate about providing high-quality, compassionate care and ensuring every patient has a positive experience in our office!"

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11890 Hwy 707
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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