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Welcome to Eugene Spacey, D.M.D., Your Dentist in Johns Island, SC

Welcome! The dental professionals at Eugene Spacey, D.M.D. are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dentistry, dental problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concerns about your teeth.

Our web site also provides you with background about our, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose , you're working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Eugene Spacey, D.M.D.'s capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

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  • Dr. Eugene Spacey

    Dr. Spacey graduated from Hicksville High School in New York.  The Air Force stationed Dr. Spacey in Charleston, South Carolina where he worked as a Crew Chief on the jet engines of the C141-aircraft.  Dr. Spacey attended the College of Charleston and received a Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors of Science in 1983.  Dr. Spacey continued his studies and in 1988 obtained a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, graduating with honors in fixed prosthodontics and dentistry for the handicapped. Dr. Spacey opened his practice in Charleston in 1989. Through the years, the practice continued to grow. Spacey's Tooth Shoppe occupies its present location on Johns Island in the new Johns Island office that was constructed in 2007.

    Dr. Spacey updates his dental education on a regular basis. He is active on many dental-related Internet sites and frequently attends continuing education courses to keep him current with new dental technology and techniques.

    Dr. Spacey met his wife Mary Sue at the Medical University of South Carolina where she was attending dental assisting school.  The two married in 1990 and began their mission to provide the finest dental care. 

  • Mary Sue Spacey - Vice President of Operations

    Mary Sue Spacey is a native of the lowcountry.  She shares the excitement, vision, and leadership of Spacey’s Tooth Shoppe with her husband Dr. Eugene Spacey.  She holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Phoenix.  She is an active member of the American Dental Assisting Association, South Carolina Dental Assisting Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives.    Outside of work, she enjoys exercise, boating, traveling, and playing with her cat Stono and rabbit Bugs. 

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Dr. Spacey was very professional and knew what he was doing. He's a smart guy, has two degrees: one in Bio and the other in Chem. Would highly recommend to my friends and family."
    — William R.
  • "I have been to this dentist for 25 years. He is the best, most gentle dentist I have ever seen--and his technology is space-age up to date----the latest dental stuff. He will save your tooth where other dentists will simply pull it. Could not be more pleased with his work."
  • "I've been a long time patient of Dr. Spacey's. He and his team have been excellent. They take wonderful care of my teeth."

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