The Bridge Dental team is proud to provide high quality dental care to Charleston and the surrounding areas. Your smile and confidence is our priority and we look forward to serving your dental needs for years to come!

Learn about our  teammates below!

Meet the Team

Hello from the Bridge Dental Team!

The Bridge Dental team is proud to provide high quality dental care to Charleston and the surrounding areas. Your smile and confidence is our priority and we look forward to serving your dental needs for years to come!

Learn about our individual teammates below!

Dr. Frank Adams – Dentist and Owner

A graduate of Clemson University and The Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Frank Adams has maintained dental practices in Conway, Greenwood and Charleston, SC, as well as served as a professor of clinical dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia Dental School.

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A graduate of Clemson University and The Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Frank Adams has maintained dental practices in Conway, Greenwood and Charleston, SC, as well as served as a professor of clinical dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia Dental School.

Having practiced dentistry in Greenwood, SC for 20 years, Dr. Adams relocated to Charleston and opened Bridge Dental in 2009 as a way to be closer to his family. He is a member of many professional and civic organizations and has more than thirty years of experience in all phases of dentistry, including cosmetic, restorative and preventive dentistry.

Dr. Adams is committed to treating every patient as if they are a member of his family and prides Bridge Dental on being as relaxing of an atmosphere as possible in an otherwise threatening environment.

He and his wife, Donna, have three children, Charles, Asheton and Annie. When not at Bridge Dental, Dr. Adams can usually be found on the golf course, traveling, or spending time on Folly Beach with his family.

Dr. Frank Adams – Dentist and Owner

A graduate of Clemson University and The Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Frank Adams has maintained dental practices in Conway, Greenwood and Charleston, SC, as well as served as a professor of clinical dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia Dental School.

Having practiced dentistry in Greenwood, SC for 20 years, Dr. Adams relocated to Charleston and opened Bridge Dental in 2009 as a way to be closer to his family. He is a member of many professional and civic organizations and has more than thirty years of experience in all phases of dentistry, including cosmetic, restorative and preventive dentistry.

Dr. Adams is committed to treating every patient as if they are a member of his family and prides Bridge Dental on being as relaxing of an atmosphere as possible in an otherwise threatening environment.

He and his wife, Donna, have three children, Charles, Asheton and Annie. When not at Bridge Dental, Dr. Adams can usually be found on the golf course, traveling, or spending time on Folly Beach with his family.

Dr. Anna Borden – Dentist

Dr. Anna Borden received her bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and her dental degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina where she served as co-chief resident.

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Dr. Anna Borden received her bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and her dental degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina where she served as co-chief resident. She is also a volunteer instructor at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has resided in Charleston for several years practicing all aspects of general dentistry. She loves the relationships built with patients over time and considers them members of her extended family.

Dr. Borden is the current President-Elect of the Coastal District Dental Society and serves on the advisory board for Our Lady of Mercy Free Dental Clinic (John’s Island) where she also volunteers. She is a member of the Junior League of Charleston.

Dr. Borden is married to her husband, Trae, and they have two children, Corinna and Wes. They live on James Island and love outdoor adventures, time on the beach, and exploring all Charleston has to offer.

Dr. Anna Borden – Dentist

Dr. Anna Borden received her bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and her dental degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the Medical University of South Carolina where she served as co-chief resident. She is also a volunteer instructor at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has resided in Charleston for several years practicing all aspects of general dentistry. She loves the relationships built with patients over time and considers them members of her extended family.

Dr. Borden is the current President-Elect of the Coastal District Dental Society and serves on the advisory board for Our Lady of Mercy Free Dental Clinic (John’s Island) where she also volunteers. She is a member of the Junior League of Charleston.

Dr. Borden is married to her husband, Trae, and they have two children, Corinna and Wes. They live on James Island and love outdoor adventures, time on the beach, and exploring all Charleston has to offer.

Penny Fralix – Practice Administrator

Along with her exuberant personality, Penny provides Bridge Dental with a wealth of knowledge and more than 25 years of dental experience. Her welcoming spirit is always present at the front desk!

Penny lives on James Island with her husband. She has four grown children and five grandchildren whom she loves spending time with. Penny also enjoys boating, fishing, and going on cruises.

Donna Carraway – Patient Coordinator

Donna was born in James Island. Although she lived in Atlanta for 15 years, she moved back to the Charleston area to be closer to her family. She recently bought a house on James Island with her husband and son. She enjoys going to the beach, shopping and spending time with her family.

Donna Carraway – Patient Coordinator

Janel graduated from Trident Technical College in 2009 with her Associates Degree. She is a true Charlestonian, and was born and raised in Downtown Charleston before moving to West Ashley. She enjoys working with children, and was a full-time pedriatric dental hygienist for seven and a half years, before coming to bridge dental.

She referees every summer for Sha-Mel-Lon Swim Team. Also, Janel volunteers alot of her time to Scouts BSA: Pack and Troop 31 in West Ashley. She is an avid camper and enjoys the outdoors. Outside of work and volunteering, you will find her spending time with her family, reading, watching movies, trying new restaurants, or going to concerts.

Janel Russel – Dental Hygienist

Janel graduated from Trident Technical College in 2009 with her Associates Degree. She is a true Charlestonian and was born and raised in Downtown Charleston before moving to West Ashley. She enjoys working with children, and was a full-time pedriatric dental hygienist for seven and a half years, before coming to bridge dental.

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Janel graduated from Trident Technical College in 2009 with her Associates Degree. She is a true Charlestonian, and was born and raised in Downtown Charleston before moving to West Ashley. She enjoys working with children, and was a full-time pedriatric dental hygienist for seven and a half years, before coming to bridge dental.

She referees every summer for Sha-Mel-Lon Swim Team. Also, Janel volunteers alot of her time to Scouts BSA: Pack and Troop 31 in West Ashley. She is an avid camper and enjoys the outdoors. Outside of work and volunteering, you will find her spending time with her family, reading, watching movies, trying new restaurants, or going to concerts.

Sue Allen – Dental Hygienist

Sue is an experienced dental hygienist serving patients for over seven years. She is a native if Thailand. Sue graduated grduated with a degree in dental hygiene from Quinsigamound Community College and lived in Boston for many years before moving to beatiful Charleston. South Carolina in 2015. Sue has a caring and easy going demeanor.

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Sue is an experienced dental hygienist serving patients for over seven years. She is a native if Thailand. Sue graduated grduated with a degree in dental hygiene from Quinsigamound Community College and lived in Boston for many years before moving to beatiful Charleston. South Carolina in 2015. Sue has a caring and easy going demeanor. Patients love her gentle touch and thoroughness in her cleaning approach.

Sue lives on Johns Island with her husband Greg and two dogs named Venus and Pepper. She is a great cook and loves gardening, golfing and walking her dogs in her free time. She looks forward to working with all of you!

 

Sue Allen – Dental Hygienist

Sue is an experienced dental hygienist serving patients for over seven years. She is a native if Thailand. Sue graduated grduated with a degree in dental hygiene from Quinsigamound Community College and lived in Boston for many years before moving to beatiful Charleston. South Carolina in 2015. Sue has a caring and easy going demeanor. Patients love her gentle touch and thoroughness in her cleaning approach.

Sue lives on Johns Island with her husband Greg and two dogs named Venus and Pepper. She is a great cook and loves gardening, golfing and walking her dogs in her free time. She looks forward to working with all of you!

Kelly Cornwell – Dental Hygienist

Kelly has been a dental hygienist since 1976 and a Charleston native since 1978. Kelly has a gentle touch and provides the most compassionate yet thorough care for her patients. Her peaceful persona will make even the most fearful patients feel comfortable.

She and her husband Steve have two children and four grandchildren. When Kelly is not actively participating with her church, she is gardening, cooking, and sewing.

Erica­ Owen – Dental Assistant

Erica graduated from Trident Tech in 2015 as a Certified Dental Assistant. She is the newest member of our team and we love having her driven, youthful, attitude in the office. Erica lives on James Island and enjoys going to the beach and traveling in her spare time.

Savannah Spires – Dental Assistant

Savannah graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2012. She lives on Johns Island with her husband and 3 dogs. She enjoys traveling, going to the beach, and spending tine with her friends and family.