Dental Staff

All professionals at Payton Cosmetic & Family 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 Cosmetic Dentistry

    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.

    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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