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."


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.

↑ Back to top

Marcus Cowan, DMD

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental MedicineDental
College of Georgia – Augusta, Georgia
*Graduated with Honors

Bachelor of Science in Biology
University of West Georgia – Carrollton, Georgia

After receiving his DMD degree, Dr. Cowan completed a two-year General Practice Residency at the Dental College of Georgia, attaining the role of chief resident during his second year. The GPR program teaches comprehensive dentistry, with an emphasis on surgical, implant, & sedation dentistry.

Dr. Cowan is passionate about dentistry & enjoys staying up to date with all modern facets of dentistry. He has spent hundreds of hours taking continuing education courses to ensure that he is using the best possible techniques & materials to provide his patients with the highest quality care.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Cowan is a fellow of the International College of Oral Implantologists and is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Cowan enjoys exercising, playing basketball, watching sports, hanging out with friends, and spending time with his family.