Dentist in Bamberg, SC

All our professionals at Bamberg Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Earl B. Hartzog, DMD, PA    


Dr. Earl Hartzog is the owner of Bamberg Dentistry.

Earl B Hartzog DMD PA was established in 2010 by Dr. Earl Hartzog, a 2009 graduate of the MUSC School of Dentistry. Denmark Dentistry was purchased from the estate of Dr. Samuel Broughton Baker, Jr. Bamberg Dentistry was opened in 2011 when Dr. Hartzog purchased and consolidated the practices of Dr. E. Gary Jeffords and Dr. Allen Webb. Drs. Baker, Jeffords, and Webb operated their respective practices for over 30 years providing the exemplary type of dental care, commitment to community, and caring expected from dental practices in rural communities. Dr. Hartzog is committed to building on the legacy of excellence established by these doctors providing the communities of Bamberg, Denmark, and surrounding areas with dental care that sets the standard for caring and meeting the needs of all patients that grant this facility the honor of providing them with dental care services.

Dr Hartzog has incorporated Oral Surgery, Periodontal, and Orthodontic specialists services into the practice of Bamberg Dentistry to allow patients to receive care from these specialties without having to travel to other communities for treatment. These specialists include Dr. Drane Oliphant, DMD, MD (oral surgeon), Dr.Zachary P. Evans, DMD (periodontist), and Dr. Dawes Edwards, DMD, MS (orthodontist).

Shelly Catlett Watts, DMD


Dr. Shelly Catlett Watts is a local native, born and raise in Cope, SC. She graduated at the top of her class from Edisto High School and graduated magna cum laude with honors from Coker College. Dr. Watts played NCAA collegiate softball during her four years there. After completing college Dr. Watts attended the Medical University of South Carolina and graduated in 2013. After dental school, Dr. Watts was excited to return home to her community to serve the people who supported her dreams and endeavors. She resides in her hometown of Cope with her husband Stephen Watts with their “furbaby”, a mini-schnauzer named Riggs. When she is not restoring smiles, she enjoys spending time with family, taking care of flowers and travelling to new horizons.

Christopher S. Costa, DMD

Bamberg, SC Dentist - Christopher S. Costa, DMDDr. Chris Costa is a lowcountry native, born and raised on James Island, he attended high school at James Island Christian School and went on to graduate magna cum laude from Clemson University. After completing dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Costa and his family moved to St. Petersburg, Florida to attend residency at the University of Florida's Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program. Here, he gained invaluable experience and advanced training in a wide array of dental procedures including surgery, dental implants, temporomandibular joint disorders, and occlusion. When he's not restoring teeth, you'll find Dr. Costa in the saltwater with a fishing rod, a surfboard, and his wife and children at his side.






Beth Johnson, RDH

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Kristan Jett, RDH

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Susan Jameson, RDH

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Jan Wilson,  Assistant


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Natalie Ayer, Assistant/Front Office


Libby Summers,  Front Office


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