Meet The DoctorS

Dana Blalock, DDS

Dr. Blalock grew up in Independence, Missouri. In 1981, she graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She went on to the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry and fulfilled her childhood ambition of becoming a dentist. Dr. Blalock graduated in 1985 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. After passing her dental boards, she was sworn in as a dental officer in the United States Navy. After eight successful years, she resigned her Naval commission and began a private dental practice. Since that time, she has furthered her dental education. Dr. Blalock has attended courses at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, at the Dick Barnes Group/Arrowhead Dental in Salt Lake City, Utah, 3D Dentists in Raleigh, NC, Implant mini-residency, The Spear Institute, and completed more than four times the amount of continuing education hours required by the state of South Carolina. She became the first dentist in SC to be certified in providing the DNA Appliance to her patients. She is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, International Academy of Sleep, Dental Sleep Masters, and a Diplomate to the Board of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy. Dr. Blalock is offering this very important service to her patients with snoring and sleep apnea problems. Her practice has an emphasis on family, cosmetic and neuro-muscular dentistry, and dental sleep medicine with health and wellness as her goal.

Dr. Blalock is married to a Charleston native, Bill, and they have a 21 year old son, and two Australian Labradoodles. In her spare time, you can catch her on stage around the area singing, kayaking, biking or cooking.

Lauren Fowler, DDS

Dr. Lauren Fowler received her professional education and training from leading institutions throughout the southeast. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia. She then earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Medical College of Virginia where she graduated in the top of her class. She then went on to complete her residency training in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Medical University of South Carolina, serving as chief resident.

Dr. Fowler has a passion for delivering excellent quality care and for helping patients achieve and maintain a healthy and confident smile. She enjoys building relationships with her patients of all ages, and has a particular interest in the cosmetic component of dentistry.

She and her husband, Jason, a South Carolina native, reside in Mount Pleasant with their Springer Spaniel, Birdie, and Boykin Spaniel rescue, Scout. In her free time, Dr. Fowler loves enjoying the beautiful Charleston weather by boat, taking in sunsets on the beach with the dogs, and cheering on the Clemson Tigers and Virginia Cavaliers!

Anya Kent, DDS~Specializing in Endodontics

Dr. Kent is an endodontist recently relocated from Westchster, NY, where she was voted “Top Dentist” by her peers in the Westchester Magazine.  She brings with her 14 years of endodontic experience as well as a global dental microscope allowing for magnification, to locate canals as well as allow for smaller access openings.

Dr. Kent attended New York University College of Dentistry, receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1999. She completed her residency in Endodontics from the Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital in 2003. She has worked in private practice in Westchester until her move here in 2016.

She currently resides in Mount Pleasant with her husband, 2 daughters, her chocolate lab and 3 cats. She is loving all that Mount Pleasant has to offer including tennis, golf, fishing, wonderful beaches and the lovely friends and neighbors that she has met here.

Dr. Kent looks forwards to providing our patients with caring and comfortable endodontic care.