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Patient Testimonials
  • "It is always a pleasure going to Finkbine Family Dentistry. Everyone is so pleasant and attentive from the moment you work through the door. They are very professional and caring, I would highly recommend Finkbine Dentistry."
    Owen J.
    "I was impressed with the efficiency of this office. Everyone is really nice and very helpful in answering my questions, the work done on my teeth and the recommendations for ensuring the health of my teeth. The new technology enhances the maintenance of my teeth."
    James S.
  • "Very thankful for Megan and the staff for the caring treatment they've given me and my husband. There is a peaceful atmosphere there and they make you feel right at home. They also stay pretty close to the schedule. Waiting is minimal. Love Finkbine Family Dentists!"
    Billie F.
    "Makes going to the dentist better! The staff is amazing and so accommodating. Always running on time, which is much appreciated for people who have to get to work! Feels less like a dental office and more cozy and comfortable! Super clean and taken care of. Thank you so much for what you do! Really appreciated!"
    Lyndsey S.
  • "I'm sure I'm not alone when i say this but I'm not a huge fan of going to the dentist, but The Finkbine Family Dentistry were friendly, professional, Curtis, and got me in for what was to me an emergency situation. I am very thankful for everything they did and for once I look forward to going back to the dentist."
    Kenneth P.
    "Finkbine Family Dentistry work hard to make you feel welcomed, relaxed and cared for. Going to the dentist can make you feel nervous, but, they do all they can to calm your nerves and encourage you that they will make every moment as comfortable as possible. You can't help but feel very cared for."
    Dawn T.

Our Team

Finkbine Family Dentistry

Every member of our team works diligently to create an atmosphere where you feel welcome and appreciated every time you arrive for a visit. Over the decades, we have developed a reputation as a caring team that consistently provides our patients with the highest quality dental treatment available. We know how to help you with all your needs, whether you need a hand to hold during a lengthy procedure or are struggling with your dental insurance coverage.

Our exceptional service is only possible with the help of a group of professionals who are dedicated to showing you the benefits of a healthy, happy smile. Please take a moment to get to know our team!

Meet Our Team

Dr. Dale Finkbine

Dr. Dale Finkbine

Dr. Dale Finkbine grew up in Hamilton, Ohio, and graduated from The Ohio State College of Dentistry in 1972 before joining US Navy Dental Corp. During his time in the Navy, he was transferred to Charleston. He decided to exit the Navy and establish a private practice in 1974.

Dr. Finkbine has always been involved in organized dentistry and is a member of both the International College and American College of Dentistry. He is also a member of the South Carolina Academy of Dental Practice Administration and the Pierre Fauchard Academy, a dental honor society.

Dr. Finkbine and his wonderful wife Ellen have been married for 42 years and have four daughters, Amy, Betsy, Megan, and Joellen. The Finkbine family remains extremely tight knit and ever-expanding with four sons-in-law and 6 grandchildren with twins due in Nov (Dr. Megan's) totaling 8 by the end of 2017. Dr. Finkbine is a former member of the Board of Directors at Kanuga Conference Center and the South Eastern Regional Dental Testing Board. He is an avid golfer and enjoys spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Dr. Megan Finkbine Griffin

Dr. Megan Finkbine Griffin

Dr. Megan Finkbine joined Finkbine Family Dentistry in July of 2010 after completing a year working for the Arctic Slope Native Corporation in Barrow, Alaska. She is a 2003 graduate of Wofford College and completed her DMD degree at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.

During her time in Kentucky, she was president of the American Association of Women Dentists and in charge of the Saturday morning free pediatric clinic. Dr. Finkbine remained dedicated to public health as she spent a year working for the Inupiat Eskimo tribe of the North Slope and continues to return there to do temporary work from time to time.

Dr. Finkbine is a member of the American Dental Association, the South Carolina Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. She volunteers monthly at both the CIFC Dental Clinic and a free clinic in North Charleston. She also has done dental mission trips to Honduras and Guatemala. Dr. Finkbine loves the outdoors. She can often be found spending time in her kayak, at the beach, or walking in the Old Village.

Betsy Finkbine Shannon - Front Desk/Hygienist

 Betsy Finkbine Shannon

Betsy joined the practice in 2011 and enjoys working with both Dr. Dale and Dr. Megan – especially since they are her dad and sister! She is our front desk manager and also works as a part-time hygienist.

Betsy has been a hygienist since graduating from Trident Technical College with a degree in Allied Health in 1999. She enjoys her job because she loves meeting new people and interacting with our longtime patients.

Born and raised in Summerville, Betsy is married to her husband Leslie. She is the proud mother to Sophie and Rhett, the first grandson in our family! In her free time, Betsy enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, attending church, and hanging out with friends.

Kelly Viegel - Dental Hygienist

 Kelly Viegel

Kelly started working with Dr. Finkbine in 1987 as an assistant before returning to Trident Technical College to receive her degree in dental hygiene.

In her free time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and son, Wyatt. Although she is only with us one day a week, we all enjoy Kelly’s lively personality. There is never a dull moment when she is around! Kelly says that she loves the relaxed yet professional atmosphere that we have in our office.

Tammy Daniels - Dental Hygienist

 Tammy Daniels

For over 28 years, Tammy has been a part of Dr. Finkbine’s dental team. She is a native of the low country and received her bachelor's degree in dental hygiene from the Medical University of South Carolina. Tammy loves her job and encourages her patients to be proactive in their dental treatment to maintain a healthy smile. Tammy can always be recognized by her contagious laugh; our patients have even nicknamed her Giggles and Smiley!

I love working at Finkbine Family Dentistry. Since I have been here for many years, I am now seeing third and fourth generations of families, which makes it like a family. I also love to see patients feel better about themselves after dental treatment. I do enjoy working with our team.

Tammy grew up in Mount Pleasant, SC and recently moved to Goose Creek. She spends her spare time with family, exploring the outdoors, going to the beach, walking on the piers, and going camping. Tammy and her husband Ricky have two daughters, Christy and Miranda, and two granddaughters, Lily and Irelynn. 

Sarah Riley - Dental Assistant

 Sarah Riley

Sara attended Augusta Technical College and has been with us for eight years. She loves the camaraderie in our office and enjoys spending time with the team, working together to ensure that our patients leave our office with a healthy, happy smile.

Sara grew up in Augusta, GA, and in her free time, she enjoys working out, vacationing with family and friends, reading, and relaxing. 

Sara Bauer - Dental Assistant

 Sara Bauer

Sara is a native of Summerville, SC and attended dental assisting school and the Bridge to Clemson Program. She has been with us for nearly two years and enjoys working with our fantastic team because everyone gets along and supports each other while ensuring our patients enjoy excellent oral health.

Sara is the baby of four sisters, so she enjoys spending time with them whenever possible. She also enjoys DIY projects, going to the beach, and spending time with her friends.