Best Dentist in Charleston

Charleston’s Best Dentist of 2024

The votes are in, and area patients chose Dr. James Thomas III of James and Johns Island Dental Associates as Charleston’s Best Dentist of 2024! This honor bestowed by the Charleston City Paper is a significant honor, as it expresses the trust and confidence of patients across the Low Country. We’re doubly honored that James and Johns Island Dental Associates was voted BEST DENTAL PRACTICE in 2024! 


Dr. Thomas joins his colleague Dr. Weir, who was the runner-up for Best Dentist of 2023. James and Johns Island Dental Associates also won Best Dental Practice in 2022. These awards are much more than plaques to hang on the wall — they are your affirmation that our team is serving our community with excellence and compassion. 

Get to Know Charleston’s Best Dentist of 2024

Dr. James H. Thomas III, DMD, FAGD, graduated from the College of Charleston in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in biology. He then attended the Medical University of South Carolina, where he earned his DMD. He received hands-on training during his general practice residency, which took place at Palmetto Richland Hospital in Columbia. He became a partner of James and Johns Island Dental Associates in 2007. 

Dr. Thomas has lived in South Carolina for a long time and has a deep affinity for the Low Country people. He has served at the Medical University of South Carolina, Our Lady of Mercy Outreach Center, and on dental missions around the world. 

His deepest focus is on offering superior-quality oral care services to patients throughout the Charleston area. His education and experience give him a deep understanding of oral health issues and complexities, enabling him to provide personalized treatment plans that meet each patient’s unique needs.

How Can Dr. James Thomas Help You? 

Dr. Thomas and his colleagues at James and Johns Island Dental Associates offer a comprehensive range of services at both clinic locations. From an infant’s first tooth to teeth restoration options and everything in between, he and our other dentists can handle your dental care needs. 

  • Exams and cleanings 
  • Extractions 
  • Fillings and crowns 
  • Root canals
  • Wisdom teeth 
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Teeth whitening 
  • Veneers 
  • Dental implants 
  • Bridges 
  • Dentures 
  • Bone and gum grafting 
  • LANAP surgery 
  • Sedation dentistry 
  • Snoring prevention 
  • Pediatric Dentistry

You can schedule a consultation with Dr. Thomas at either location to discuss your dental issues, questions, and other oral care concerns. 

Hear from Dr. Thomas’ Patients 

Read a few Google reviews from Dr. Thomas’ patients: 

  • I had a root canal done with Dr.Thomas. It was almost painless, honestly!! This dental practice is TOP NOTCH! 
  • This office is so great that I actually like going.
  • James Island Dental Associates are terrific. They fit me in the same day as a new patient with a tooth issue. Dr. Thomas and the entire staff were very professional and efficient and the office is excellent. They replaced a filling and fixed a cavity quickly and painlessly. I highly recommend them, and I’ll be going back.
  • Thanks for the great care Dr. Thomas and team! I am somewhat anxious of the dentist but they made me comfortable and were quick and gentle. I appreciated how Dr. Thomas explained some of the steps he was taking during my procedure so I knew what to expect. My tooth feels much better now. Thanks again!
  • I encountered an unexpected dental emergency during my lunch break. Dr. Thomas graciously accommodated me into their schedule, and I was back to my routine by early afternoon. Their exceptional service and expertise made the experience seamless and stress-free!

Dr. Thomas Thanks His Patients for Choosing Him as Charleston’s Best Dentist for 2024

Dr. Thomas would like to express his extreme gratitude for being chosen as Charleston’s Best Dentist of 2024. He does not take this honor lightly and values his patients’ trust. If you need dental care for any problem, schedule a consultation with Dr. Thomas and his team at The Best Dental Practice in Charleston for 2024. Discover why our team is consistently chosen among the Low Country’s best dental providers.

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