Dr. Mary Tatum, DMD

Dr. Mary Tatum, DMD

Dentistry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Mary Tatum, DMD is a dentistry practitioner in Charleston, SC. She graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina and practices dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and more.Read her story

92 Courtenay Dr

Charleston, SC 29403

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This content was provided by Dr. Tatum "Dr. Tatum is a native South Carolinian, born in Anderson, SC. She has lived in many places in North and South Carolina and a few in Virginia. Her father, Jack Tatum, worked in the textile industry after graduating from Clemson University. When Dr. Tatum was 12 years old, she had her braces put on and her love for dentistry began. From that age, she new she wanted to be a dentist and never strayed from that goal. During high school in Rutherfordton, NC, Vicki was nominated for The North Carolina School of Science and Math (NCSSM). She was chosen to go there and be a part of the first graduating class of this new, innovative, public boarding school. Upon graduating from NCSSM, she received a full academic scholarship to attend Wofford College. She matriculated from Wofford with a BS in Math, graduating Summa Cum Laude and was chosen for Phi Beta Kappa. Two weeks after graduation she entered The Medical University of SC (MUSC).Starting in the summer of 1986, Vicki entered the Class of 1990, College of Dental Medicine, MUSC. She graduated from there second in her class and was chosen for Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU). After graduation from Dental School, Dr. Tatum decided to attend Emory University for a 1-year general practice residency. She was trying to make a decision about whether to go into practice as a general dentist or an oral surgeon. After the year at Emory, spending much time working in the hospital and with the oral surgery residents, she decided to go into private practice as a general dentist. Since July 1991, Dr. Tatum has been practicing on Courtenay Drive in Charleston, SC, less than a half mile from MUSC where she attended dental school. She taught part-time at the dental school for 6 years and was elected president of the Alumni Association of the College of Dental Medicine for a 1-year term. Dr. Tatum has been a member of many professional organizations, some of which are; The American Dental Association (ADA), The SC Dental Association where she served as a delegate, the Charleston Dental Society, The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and The St. Andrews Rotary Club. She believes in volunteering, and along with her community involvement with Rotary, she volunteers at two free dental clinics, The John's Island Wellness House and East Cooper Community Outreach Dental Clinic. She and both of her chair side assistants graduated from Las Vegas Institute posterior esthetic dentistry course. She and her staff attend annual continuing education classes to remain up-to-date, to provide her patients with the latest technology in dentistry. Starting at age 12, Dr. Tatum has always wanted to do what she is doing today. She constantly redefines her goals to provide beautiful, quality dentistry in a relaxed, educational atmosphere for those who seek it. Her record shows the excellent training she has received. Her attitude shows that she actually loves what she does."
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This content was provided by Dr. Tatum "If you're looking for a dentist in Charleston, SC, you've come to the right place. The office of Victoria Tatum DMD PA is an established dental practice with a modern approach to oral care. Our goal is to provide quality care to every patient who walks through our doors, and we achieve this objective through attentiveness, open communication, and patient education.

Charleston City Paper awarded "Best Dentist 2017" to Tatum Dentistry, and our elite team of dental professionals.

Dr Vicki Tatum was also honored to win "Best Dentist 2014, 2015 & 2016." Being chosen for Best Dentist in Charleston, SC is such an honor, and we take great pride in being part of such a wonderful community!

We are also proud to have been awarded "Best Cosmetic Dentist 2016" by the Post & Courier. Dr. Tatum and her team at Tatum Dentistry would like to thank all the wonderful Charlestonians for voting us!"

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11  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Implant Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry

18  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

20  Procedures

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  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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