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About Your Dentists

About Your Dentists

James Curtis, DMD

"I enjoy dentistry because I get to work with an enthusiastic staff doing what I love for the best patients in town."

My Mission

"My goal is to help my patients look good and feel good about their teeth!"

Education

  • Medical University of South Carolina Dental School – Charleston, SC
  • The Citadel – Charleston, SC

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Curtis continues to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques and issues in dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Curtis has been married to his wife Janie for over 40 years. They have two children and four grandchildren. He is a private pilot with instrument rating, plays racquetball and rides road bikes. He has also volunteered on medical mission trips to Romania, Nicaragua and Antigua.

Ralph Pruette, DDS

"Dentistry is a rewarding profession. I enjoy helping people and learning all the time."

My Mission

"My mission is to provide the best dental care I possibly can by staying up to date through continuing education and using evidence-based procedures."

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Dentistry – Chapel Hill, NC
  • Clemson University – Clemson, SC

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Pruette completed a 2-year Advanced Education n General Dentistry through Keesler AFB and a 2-year Hospital Dentistry Fellowship at Wilford Hall Medical Center. He also completed the Triangle Area Dental Institute Implant Continuum. He is a member of the  Adjunct Clinical Instructor at Georgia Regents School of Dental Medicine, and a past Fellow of the American Association of Hospital Dentists. He is also a former member Fellow of the International Congress of Implantologist.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Pruette and his wife Windy have been married over 40 years. They have two children, Autumn, who is a pediatrician in Houston, and Todd, who is an attorney in Anderson. Dr. Pruette is retired from the Air Force. His hobbies include tennis, golf, trivia competitions and beekeeping.