Dr. Aaron Carner is a Periodontist (a specialty of dentistry dealing with the gum and bone surrounding the teeth and the placement of dental implants) who lives in Greenwood, South Carolina with his wife and two boys. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (only 26% of periodontists in the nation obtain these credentials).
Dr. Carner graduated from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky in June of 1996 with a double major in history/biology. In 1996 he began his dental school career at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry where he completed his DMD degree in May of 2000.
In July of 2000, Dr. Carner began his three-year residency training at the University of Kentucky where he completed his specialty training in periodontology and dental implant placement in June of 2003. While at UK, he was also involved in research with the OB/GYN department on how periodontal disease may play a role in some cases of premature, low birth weight babies.
Dr. Carner is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, International Congress of Oral Implantology, American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association, and Upper State Dental Society. He enjoys learning and bringing the most up-to-date knowledge and techniques into his practice.
Dr. Carner has performed thousands of periodontal surgical procedures as well as placed hundreds of dental implants. He enjoys performing cosmetic oral surgery procedures as well. With his expertise in the field, caring and professional manner, as well as love and dedication to his profession, you will find yourself in capable hands.