Dr. Gloria Pipkin
Dr. Gloria Pipkin is a Charleston native and has lived in the Lowcountry her entire life. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from College of Charleston. After college, she was awarded her PAC from MUSC and practiced as a physician’s assistant before entering into the dental field. Dr. Pipkin is a 1994 graduate of MUSC’s College of Dental Medicine and has been in private practice in Moncks Corner since 1995. She has completed advanced cosmetic training with Dr. Ross Nash’s Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina; Laser Advanced Training with Hoya ConBio; and Invisalign® with Align Technologies.
Dr. Pipkin is the past president of the South Carolina Dental Association for 2015. She is also on the Dental Leadership Council at Trident Technical College and has been awarded a Fellowship in the American College of Dentists. Dr. Pipkin serves on Rotary International and was a past president of the Moncks Corner chapter. She also serves on the Advisory Council for Charleston Air Force Base.
Dr. Brian L. Jaques
Dr. Brian Jaques was born and raised in Bowman, SC, and is proud to call the Lowcountry home. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Clemson University in 2007, Dr. Jaques attended the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston to pursue his passion for dentistry. He received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from MUSC in 2013.
Following dental school, in 2014 Dr. Jaques completed a one-year residency where he earned certification for Advanced Education in General Dentistry from the University of Florida in St. Petersburg, FL. During this residency, he received in-depth training in full mouth dentistry, implants, cosmetics, sedation, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. He was privileged to train at the Dawson Academy and earned his Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Jaques is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and the Christian Medical and Dental Association.
Dr. Jaques is committed to providing high-quality dental care and forging lasting relationships with his patients. He is married to Susanne and is excited to be home in the Lowcountry.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Pipkin and Dr. Jaques are pleased to work with a staff of friendly and highly experienced individuals.
Karla is a wonderful assistant and helps make your dental experience pleasant. A 2012 graduate of the Expanded Duty Dental Assisting Program at Trident Technical College, Karla was at the top of her class. She was recognized as the runner-up for the prestigious SCDA Mary Clary Memorial Award. Karla loves dentistry and enjoys helping others.
Stacy joined our practice in April 2015. She brings with her 10 years of experience in coding and billing patient insurance. Much of her time is spent verifying insurance and explaining benefits to patients. Along with other front desk responsibilities, Stacy is always available to accommodate any questions from patients regarding their insurance.
Jeannie has been a dental assistant since 1982 and has been with our practice since 1998. Jeannie makes it impossible not to be relaxed in the dental chair. When not assisting chairside, you will most likely find Jeannie in the lab working on patient cases or denture and partial repairs.
Linda is one of our dental hygienists. She has been in practice since 1998 and has been at Carolina Avenue Dental Care for her entire career. She has very loyal patients and always makes them feel at home with her warm smile and personality. Her expertise in oral hygiene is priceless, and she is a leader in early detection of dental problems.
Jill is one of our dental hygienists and is very skilled in assessing each patient’s individual needs and helping to implement the best treatment. She has 20 years of dental hygiene experience and is invaluable to this practice. Her pediatric patients are always calmed with her gentle smile and touch. Jill is a leader in preventative care and helping parents find new ways to teach their children how to brush and floss effectively.
Rujee has been a certified dental assistant since 2013. As a chairside assistant, Rujee is always concerned about patient care and comfort. Exceptional service and quality care are her goals with every patient. Aside from being an accomplished assistant, Rujee manages all inventory. She has also designated herself as our compliance coordinator for OSHA and DHEC.