Mayes McEntire, DMD, MS

Endodontist in Columbia, SC

Columbia SC Endodontist Dr Mayes McEntire

Dr. Mayes McEntire grew up in Newberry, South Carolina, and graduated with honors from Presbyterian College. He completed Dental School at the Medical University of South Carolina and then attended The Ohio State University where he received his Specialty Certificate in Endodontics and his Masters of Science.

While at Ohio State, he completed extensive clinical research involving local anesthesia and is committed to providing pain free endodontic procedures for his patients.

Dr. McEntire returned to South Carolina in 2009 to join Palmetto Endodontics and has performed thousands of endodontic procedures.

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  • The Ohio State University: Certificate in Endodontics and Masters of Science, 2009
  • The Medical University of South Carolina: DMD, 2007
  • Presbyterian College: BS Biology, 2003

Professional History

  • Palmetto Endodontics, LLC, Columbia, SC: Endodontist (2009 – Present)

Professional Organizations/Affiliations


  • Anesthetic Efficacy of 4% Articaine with 1:100,000 Epinephrine versus 4% Articaine with 1:200,000 Epinephrine as a Primary Buccal Infiltration in the Mandibular First Molar Mayes McEntire DMD, MS, John Nusstein DMD, MS, Melissa Drum DMD, MS, Al Reader DMD, MS, Mike Beck DDS, MA. Journal of Endodontics Vol. 37 Issue 4, p.450-454.

Activities & Interests

Dr. McEntire and his family reside in Lexington. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, following college athletics and boating.

Palmetto Endodontics

5 out of 5 stars based on 56 Mayes McEntire reviews.

Patient Review

Nothing makes me more nervous than going to the dentist! I can honestly say from the moment I walked into their office until the moment I left, they took all my fears away! They are professional, compassionate, super nice and make you their priority! I would recommend them to anyone who is uneasy about dentistry!!!

- Sherry K

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Patient Review

I can not say enough about Dr. McEntire. He is WONDERFUL and I will return for any future root canals!

- Josephine W

5 out of 5 stars on

Patient Review

I was scared, but the visit and treatment were easy. I don't know why I was scared. These folks will treat you right!

- Chrisian P

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