North Charleston Dentists

North Charleston Dentist - Riley Cates, DMD

Riley Cates, DMD

North Charleston, SC

North Rivers Dental Associates
 

Riley Cates, DMD A native Georgian, Dr. Cates graduated from Tift County High School in Tifton and went on to attend Middle Georgia College. He continued his education, graduating from the University of Georgia and attained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the Medical College of Georgia. He has founded dental practices in Macon, Georgia, Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, and North Charleston South Carolina during which time he has perfected his skill in an extensive array of general dentistry disciplines.  Regularly attending continuing education courses has kept Dr. Cates current with the newest and most effective procedures and technologies available to his patients.

Dr. Cates is an active member of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church where he participates in their medical mission program. He is a member of the South Carolina Dental Association and The American Dental Association.  He is also a member of the Hibernian Society of Charleston and a former member of the Executive Committee of the Coastal Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He continues to be a strong supporter of the Eagle Scout program within BSA.

Dr. Cates enjoys skiing, sailing, golf, and spending time with his family, which includes his wife Paula, and daughter Abby.

After thirty-five years of treating patients, Dr. Cates is firmly centered on meeting the dental needs of his patients in the most conservative and cost-effective manner to insure their continued dental health.


North Charleston, SC Dentist - Dr. Maurice Weintraub, DMD

Maurice Weintraub, DMD

North Charleston, SC

North Rivers Dental Associates
 

Dr. Weintraub is a graduate of the University of Maryland and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and the Operative Dental Award from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. He then served on the faculty at MUSC and at the Medical College of Virginia where he earned his Certificate in Periodontics. Dr. Weintraub went into private practice in Washington, D.C., specializing in Periodontics.  He then moved back to Charleston, continuing his practice in Periodontics, and again serving as an Adjunct Faculty member at MUSC.

Dr. Weintraub is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology.  He and his wife Tammy have a son, Joseph, and a daughter, Melanie, and are actively involved at their synagogue, Brith Sholom Beth Israel. Dr. Weintraub is also a trustee of the Sokol Charitable Foundation. When he’s away from the office, he enjoys playing tennis, swimming, running, and raising two teenagers.


North Charleston, SC Dentist - Dr. Ryan Emerson, DMD

Ryan Emerson, DMD

North Charleston, SC

North Rivers Dental Associates
 

Originally from Perry, Georgia, Dr. Emerson graduated from the University of Georgia and received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical college of Georgia.  He has been practicing with North Rivers Dental Associates since 2007, pursuing his continuing education in specialties such as implant restorations, cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, TMJ therapy. 

Dr. Emerson participates in several local study groups to collaborate and share concepts and experiences with his peers.  He also volunteers his time and talents at East Cooper Community Outreach Dental Clinic.

Aside from dentistry, Dr. Emerson enjoys spending time with his wife Jennie and their son Smith.  He likes to fish, golf, garden, hunt and play with Capers, his Springer Spaniel.  Dr. Emerson is dedicated to providing the best dentistry has to offer in a friendly and relaxing environment.


North Charleston, SC Dentist - Dr. Brian Jaques, DMD

Brian Jaques, DMD

North Charleston, SC

North Rivers Dental Associates
 

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.