About Your Dentist

Dena P. Scherer, DMD

"If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love." - Maya Angelou 

My Mission

"I have devoted my career to complete family dental care and providing treatment for patients in all stages of life. It brings me great joy and gratification knowing that I help to restore and maintain my patients' oral health and their smiles."

Education

Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Medical College of Georgia – Georgia Regents University – Augusta, GA

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
University of Georgia – Athens, GA

Associate’s Degree
South Georgia College – Douglas, GA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Scherer stays current with the latest advances in dentistry by participating in continuing education courses. She is a Board Certified Dentist, a member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, and the Eastern District Dental Society.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Scherer grew up in a small farming community in South Georgia and has remained a lifelong resident of Georgia to this day. Upon graduation from Dental School, she and her husband, Dr. Chip Scherer, relocated to Madison, Georgia, where they have resided for the past twelve years. Dr. Scherer is the mother of three beautiful children, Chase (10), Camryn (8), and Chyler (5). She and her family believe in service to their community and are active members of Madison Presbyterian Church. In her spare time, Dr. Scherer enjoys running, exercising, reading, cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Ravina Patel, DMD

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou

My Mission

“To help educate patients about their oral health and promote the importance of maintaining a healthy oral environment.”

Education

Doctorate of Dental Medicine 
Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine - Glendale, AZ

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Oglethorpe University - Brookhaven, GA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Patel is dedicated to learning more about the ever-evolving field of dentistry through taking CE courses in a variety of fields. By pursuing advanced training, she is able to offer patients the most innovative and effective dental techniques and treatment.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Laser Dentistry, and the American Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Patel was born and raised in London, England and moved to Atlanta, GA where she completed high school and college. She then attended dental school in Arizona and returned to Georgia to be with her family. In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, hiking, running, and going to the gym. She is also an avid painter and baker.