Meet the Doctors at Smile On Dental
General Dentist for Children in North Charleston
Dr. Vanessa White
A consummate student of the dental arts, Dr. White takes over 100 hours of continuing education credits each year. Her interests include pathology, prosthodontics, and various facets of general and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. White is passionate about expanding her clinical skills and is currently working towards her Fellowship within the Academy of General Dentistry. This level of commitment gives Dr. White six times the required amount of continued education and as a result, she and her team, are able to provide her patients with the latest dental techniques at the highest standard of care. In addition to being an expert dentist, Dr. White places the highest priority on building relationships with her patients. This philosophy is put into practice so that every patient feels like they are part of a family, starting from their very first appointment. Dr. White enjoys working with patients of all ages from children to older adults. When Dr. White is not practicing Dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also loves exploring, traveling, and movies.
Dr. Allyson Suit
Dr. Allyson Suit is a general dentist in the Charleston, SC area and has been practicing for 5 years. Dr. Suit completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL where she received her bachelor’s degree in biology. She went on to attend Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana and received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2013. After graduation, she returned to her hometown of Ormond Beach, FL to begin practicing dentistry.
Dr. Suit enjoys working on a diverse patient population, from pediatric patients to senior citizens, and believes all patients deserve a safe, skilled, and caring dental home. Dr. Suit’s patients describe her as comfortable, empathetic, and gentle, and she prides herself in building long-term relationships with them.
Dr. Suit believes strongly in the value of continuing education, and routinely participates in courses to further her knowledge of dentistry. She is a member of the following organizations:
-American Dental Association
-South Carolina Dental Association
-Florida Dental Association
-Central Florida District Dental Association
Dr. Suit recently relocated to the Charleston, SC area with her fiancé, a nuclear mechanic in the Navy. Dr. Suit is a true animal lover. She and her fiancé have three cats, one rabbit, and a hedgehog. When she isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Suit spends her free time playing video games, cooking, baking, and traveling.
Dr. Ryan Herald
Dr. Herald is originally from Beaver, Pennsylvania. He attended Ohio State University for his bachelors, and then received his dental license from the University of Maryland. His mission is to promote and repair children and adults oral health to the best of his abilities. Dr. Herald has been practicing children’s dentistry for 2 years and is excited to be a part of our Smile On Dental family.
He decided to become a children’s dentist because children’s curiosity and enthusiasm make teaching healthy dental habits very rewarding for him. Dr. Herald is a family man, and when he is not working he enjoys weight training, traveling and cooking.