Address: 271 South Pine Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302 | Phone: 864.585.5246 | Fax: 864.585.5342


Our Mission

We are compassionate professionals, delivering personalized dental excellence, while striving to exceed the expectations of our family of patients.

Dr. Josh Summers


Dr. Summers was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. In 1999, he made his way to South Carolina to attend Clemson University. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson in 2003. Following his graduation from the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2007, he continued his education by completing a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The residency expanded his knowledge in comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Summers credits this course of study as one of the most impactful to his clinical practice of cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

Dr. Summers is married to Dr. Laura Mills Summers, an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Spartanburg. She joined her father, Dr. Bill Mills, in practice at Upstate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at North Grove Medical Park. When not caring for their patients, Drs. Josh and Laura Summers enjoy the outdoors, cooking and spending time with their precious daughters Elliot and Ann Palmer, son Warren and dog Belle. Dr. Summers is an avid ice hockey fan and enjoys competing in a Greenville men’s ice hockey league as goalie for his team.

As a member of Leadership Spartanburg and the Rotary Club of Downtown Spartanburg, Dr. Summers is delighted to be a part of the Spartanburg community and looks forward to being a positive influence in our locale for years to come. Dr. Summers is also a member of the Academy of Sports Dentistry.

In addition to his expertise in areas such as limited adult orthodontics and comprehensive interdisciplinary dentistry, Dr. Summers looks forward to maintaining your dental health through a safe and welcoming environment for you and your family.

Stephanie Sligh

Dental Hygienist

Stephanie was born and raised in Columbia, SC. She graduated from Midlands Technical College in 2013 with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She was honored with the Hu-Friedy Gold Scaler award for her exceptional clinical skills. Stephanie moved to Spartanburg in 2014 and joined the team at Spartanburg Family Dentistry.

Stephanie strives to provide thorough, yet comfortable care for all of her patients. She takes special pride in keeping up-to-date on the latest technology.

In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys movies, Carolina Gamecock football and traveling with her boyfriend.

Love Threatt

Dental Hygienist

Love has been a dental hygienist for 19 years. She obtained her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Greenville Technical College. Love was ranked class president in her graduating class of 2000. She loves helping her patients achieve great oral health by remaining up-to-date on all the latest dental technology and techniques. She believes that every patient that walks through the office doors is like family and strives to make them feel at home. Having her patients feel comfortable and receiving professional care is her ultimate goal.

Love enjoys spending time with her husband Josh of 19 years. They have four beautiful children together. She is a servant to Christ, loves serving at her church, ice-cream and date nights with her husband.

Shannon Lowery

Dental Hygienist

Shannon has been a dental hygienist for 11 years. She loves helping people achieve a brighter and healthier smile! She finds it very rewarding helping patients feel more confident about their oral health and making them want to smile more often. She thoroughly enjoys developing new friendships every day!

Shannon is from Boiling Springs and graduated from Greenville Technical College with a degree in dental hygiene. She loves spending time with her husband and her two puppies. She also enjoys weekend trips, cheering on the Carolina Gamecocks and antiquing furniture projects in her free time.

Cia Diaz

Dental Assistant

Cia has been a dental assistant for 28 years. She worked in Michigan and New Jersey before moving to South Carolina 18 years ago. She is an expanded duty dental assistant with experience ranging from orthodontics to oral surgery.

Cia will help Dr. Summers start and complete your dental treatment, answer any questions you have and help make your dental experience the best you’ve ever had.

In her personal time, Cia enjoys family, friends, motorcycles, music and cooking.

Heather Jones

Dental Assistant

Heather is an expanded duty dental assistant and received her certification at Spartanburg Community College in 2013. She loves meeting new people and helping them achieve their ultimate smile and improving their self-esteem. Heather will be at your side while Dr. Summers is improving your dental health.

She loves getting to know our patients and feels blessed to be a part of such an amazing team. In her time away from the office, Heather enjoys spending time with her husband Brent, hanging out with friends and family, shopping and going to the gym.

Katie Wilber

Office Manager

Katie was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina with a Business Degree and has over 13 years of experience in the dental field.

Katie has substantial administrative experience, along with a strong desire to exceed the expectations of all of our patients. She strives at continuously improving procedures by evaluating and looking for ways to make things more efficient. She is highly motivated, technologically-adept and very knowledgeable in all aspects of dentistry.

Katie is happily married to her husband John and thoroughly enjoys watching their beautiful daughter Weslynn grow, leading church youth, traveling and spending time with her two dogs.

Holly Masters

Scheduling Coordinator

Holly is the scheduling coordinator and has the pleasure of welcoming all patients to our practice. She enjoys assisting with any appointment questions and scheduling needs you may have. She loves getting to know each and every patient and helping them achieve the smile they deserve.

She is a current native of Boiling Springs, SC. When she is not working you can find her spending time with her wonderful family and friends. Her husband Zach and their children Brooklyn and Cruz love to travel and do many different activities together.

Sherry Pellegrino

Hygiene Coordinator

Sherry was born and raised here in Spartanburg, SC. She has been in the dental field for five years. She has been a member of First Baptist Church of Spartanburg for 19 years and is a very active within her church. One of the many things she enjoys is going to Kentucky each June with her youth group to teach Vacation Bible School up in the Hollers.

Sherry also enjoys spending time with family with her daughter Kayla and husband Nick, her daughter Joy Anna and husband Matt, and her son Noah. Her favorite place to spend time with them is at the beach, especially in Charleston.

Pat Whitty

Insurance/Collections Coordinator

Pat is our Insurance/Collections Coordinator. She works with your insurance carrier to guarantee that each patient receives the full benefits allowed for their dental claim and that their claim is paid in a timely manner.

Her many years in the business world ranging from banking to advertising lend themselves perfectly to dealing effectively on your behalf.

In her spare time, Pat likes reading and crosswords, but nothing more than spending time with her three children and, especially, with her five grandchildren.

Call us today to book an
appointment at 864.585.5246


Conveniently located in the heart of Spartanburg right across from the YMCA

271 South Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302

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