Dental Staff

All professionals at Payton Family & Cosmetic Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Thomas E. Payton DMD PC

Dentist in Aiken, SC

Payton Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Thomas E. Payton

Dr. Thomas E. Payton graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina’s  (MUSC) School of Dental Medicine.  He is a General Family Dentist.  Since, graduating from MUSC, he has continued his education in orthodontics and has attended the prestigious Las Vegas Dental Institute (LVI) for training in cosmetic dentistry.  His continued education has given him the ability to offer specialized smile designs for patients. 

He has practiced in Aiken and Barnwell, SC for over 30 years.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, Aiken Dental Society, life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, a former member of Aiken Rotary Club and other organizations. 

Dr. Payton is committed to the care of his patients and invites and welcomes new patients to his practice. He is a native of Barnwell, S.C.  He is married to the daughter of the late Rev. Charlie Willie Phinizy, Sr., Vernelle Phinizy Payton, a native of Aiken S.C.

They have three (3) sons, Brian, Christopher, and Justin Payton. 

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Office Hours
Monday:8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed