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by Marilyn Thomas

A Brighter Smile for a Promising Future

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t’s no wonder that Lexington Life readers have selected The Braces Place as “Best Orthodontist” for the past six years. Patients continually comment on the personal relationships that are created during their orthodontic treatment. “They are so friendly and it’s obvious they love what they do. They get to know you personally. This has to be the best place of business I’ve ever known,” said Christal Adkins, mother of two patients at The Braces Place. Dr. Bob Garrison opened The Braces Place in the early 1990s and it has been a Lexington mainstay for over twenty years. 32 | LEXINGTON LIFE | January 2017

Dr. Dan Pennella joined the team in 2011 and he found that “the office atmosphere was very inviting and everyone was so friendly that it felt more like a big family than a regular orthodontic office.” After graduating first in his class at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Pennella completed his orthodontic training in Virginia. He returned to South Carolina seeking the right career opportunity and said “when I met Dr. Garrison and his team, I knew that I had found the right practice.” Together, they have created more than 10,000 beau-

tiful smiles. Over the last five years, the doctors implemented a plan for Dr. Pennella to assume ownership of the practice so that Dr. Garrison could retire at the end of 2016. “I want to honor the work that he has done, the positive impact that he has had in the community, and build on that foundation,” said Dr. Pennella. As the new year begins, Dr. Pennella is ready to bring many exciting changes to The Braces Place. Renovation plans are underway to update the exterior of the building. These plans will bring a nautical atmolexingtonlife.com

Lexington Life Magazine - Jan17'  

Lexington Life is a premiere publication serving the residents of Lexington, SC Published since 2004, Lexington Life Magazine is a family-ow...

Lexington Life Magazine - Jan17'  

Lexington Life is a premiere publication serving the residents of Lexington, SC Published since 2004, Lexington Life Magazine is a family-ow...

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