Dependable. Responsive. Empathetic. Professional. At ProGrin Dental, you can expect nothing but a patient-first experience. Go ahead. Call us "patient-obsessed." From the hours of training our staff participates in, to the comfy chairs in our waiting room, we are committed to you-- and that's the way we like it!
Servant Leadership is a way of life at ProGrin Dental. This means that management serves the team members by investing in their potential and capabilities. The team, in turn, learns how to serve the patient in the same manner. The result is “extra mile” customer service and top-notch dental care!
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Dr. Ayers graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina. He has countless years of experience running his own practice and is excited to have founded ProGrin Dental in 2012.
Aside from caring for his patients, Dr. Ayers has authored the book: The Service Prescription - Healthcare the Way it is Meant to be. He also enjoys dedicating his time to giving back to underprivileged communities and mentoring future healthcare professionals at the Nash Institute.
Dr. Ashton Butler joined the ProGrin family in August 2013. A South Carolina native, Dr. Butler grew up in Greenville and graduated from Christ Church Episcopal School. She attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her BS in Biology in 2007.
Following college, Dr. Butler attended the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, where she completed a two- year Pediatric clerkship and was the recipient of three academic scholarships. She graduated at the top of her class and received her DDS in 2012. She then moved on to the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, NC to complete a one year General Practice Residency. This advanced training program provided Dr. Butler with additional experience in all aspects of general dentistry.
Dr. Butler is passionate about using her dental skills to serve others. She has participated in two international dental mission trips, one to the Dominican Republic as a dental student and another to Uganda following her residency. She has also volunteered domestically through the NC Missions of Mercy free dental clinics and other local organizations.
Dr. Butler is a member of the American Dental Association, the South Carolina Dental Association, and the Piedmont Dental society. She is committed to staying on the leading edge of dentistry through continuing education.
Outside of the office, Dr. Butler enjoys Crossfit, horseback riding, cooking, South Carolina football, and North Carolina basketball, as well as spending time with friends and family, her husband, Tom, and their cat, Andy.
Growing up in Gainesville, Georgia, with a mom who is a dental hygienist, provided Dr. Peek with much early insight into the world of dentistry. She continues to pursue her passion for dentistry today with continuing education courses and participation in local study groups.
Dr. Peek decided to become a dentist after participating in a mission trip to Costa Rica in 7th grade. She has spent the years since serving others whenever and wherever possible. From a farming school in Japan to an orphanage in Honduras to free clinics, food pantries, and other service opportunities in the United States, Dr. Peek has been blessed to serve many people all over the world, and is very thankful to be able to serve the patients at ProGrin and in the Woodruff and greater Greenville/Spartanburg community. Her kindness and love for serving others enable her to provide the best care possible for her patients while making the dental office a cheerful and fun place to be. She is known amongst her patients for her constant smile.
Dr. Peek has been at ProGrin since July of 2014. She graduated summa cum laude from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina, where she majored in Music and double minored in Biology and Chemistry. She then went on to attend dental school at the Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry, in Augusta, Georgia.
Besides traveling and mission trips, Dr. Peek enjoys spending time with her husband, Derek, gardening, reading, musical theater, playing the piano, doing things outdoors, spending time on the water, going to festivals, and listening to music.
We want to be your dental home for life! We take pride in providing the highest quality dental care possible, and are not satisfied until you have a genuine smile on your face.
Our three doctors and amazing team have the knowledge and skills to enhance the natural beauty of your smile. Whether you need a dentist to help keep you and your family's smiles heathy, or are in need of advanced cosmetic or restorative work, we have the tools and skills to give you the beautiful, functional, heathy smile you deserve.
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