About Dr. Ford

Kelly Wilkes Ford, DMD, MHS:

Dr. Kelly Ford grew up in Summerville, SC and graduated from Summerville High School. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the College of Charleston in 1984 and her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1990. Dr. Ford completed her Periodontal Residency at MUSC in 1997 and a Masters in Health Sciences, also at MUSC, in 1997. Dr. completed LANAP Certification in 2011. Upon graduation, Dr. Ford practiced General Dentistry from 1990-1994 with her Dad, Dr. H.B. Wilkes, in Summerville.

Dr. Ford is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology, SC Periodontal Society, the Charleston Dental Society, and the Summerville Study Club.

Dr. Ford has been married to her husband Bill Ford, a Real Estate Appraiser for 30 years and they have 2 daughters. Chelsea is a medical student at USC and Jessica is pursuing a Masters Degree at Vanderbilt. When Dr. Ford is not in the office, she enjoys reading, movies, going to the beach, and scrapbooking.


About Our Team
Connie Roberson
Registered Dental Hygienist

Connie grew up in Summerville, SC and graduated from Summerville High School. She went to Trident Technical College, where she earned her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is also certified in Dental Ragiology, CPR and Nitrous Oxide. She has 20 years of experience in dentistry with the last 11 years spent at Dr. Ford’s practice. She’s been married to her husband Larry for 37 years, and he owns C&L Auto Repair. Connie has two children, Sabrina and Larry Jr. and two step children Ricky and Michael. She is a grandparent with 10 grandchildren. Connie enjoys reading, antique cars and the Ford Club.


Sheryl Prestero
Insurance & Billing Coordinator

Sheryl lives in Summerville, SC but is originally from Hudson, North Carolina. She became a Certified Dental Assistant by the American Red Cross at Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis, NM and is certified in Dental Radiology and CPR.

Sheryl has 15 years of dental experience, four as a dental assistant in general dentistry and 11 years in a front office position. She has been married to Chris for 15 years. He recently retired from the USAF and is currently an instructor at ReadySC. They have 2 kids Heather and Matthew. Sheryl enjoys reading, travelling and spending time with family and friends back in North Carolina.



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Heather Hanna
Dental Assistant

Heather grew up in John’s Island, SC and lives in Moncks Corner, SC. She went to school for Medical Assisting but transitioned to on the job training for dental assisting in 2003. She has been assisting now for 14 years which 11 ½ were in Pediatric Dentistry. She is Nitrous, X-Ray and CPR certified.

Heather has been married to Buddy for 15 years. He has been employed at CR Board for 17 years. She has 3 children, Andrew, Abiagael and Larry III and a step-daughter Autumn. Heather loves spending time with family and friends, going fishing and visiting the beach.



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Paige Jones
Front Office

Paige is a Summerville native. She is a graduate of Summerville High School and attended Florida State College and Charleston Southern University. Paige has 9 years dental administrative experience.Prior to joining the dental industry, Paige had over 15 years experience in administration and customer service to include real estate and the golf industry.

She has been married to her husband Tim for 24 years. Tim has served the community as a Lieutenant with the Summerville Police Department for 20 years. Tim and Paige have two daughters. Jordyn is a nursing student at Trident Technical College. Their younger daughter Ansley, is a junior at Ashley Ridge high school and a competitive swimmer with the South Carolina Swim Club.

In her down time, Paige enjoys running, spending time with family, trail riding, FSU football and watching her daughter swim.


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