About Dr. Jon Smith
Dr. Smith has earned a reputation as being one of the premier cosmetic and restorative dentists in the Midlands. His commitment to excellence and friendly, personal character makes patients feel comfortable and confident in the care they receive.
Dr. Smith attended the University of Arizona where he earned a B.S. in Microbiology and Immunology. He then earned his D.D.S. from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry.
During his studies at the University of Oklahoma, he was president of his class his sophomore, junior and senior years. Dr. Smith received advanced training in dental forensics, and he was a key part of the dental forensic team that identified most of the 168 victims of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building bombing disaster. Dr. Smith has continued his forensic studies and frequently aids the Lexington County Coroner’s Office in forensic identification cases. He has also served as the chairman of the South Carolina Dental Association bioterrorism task force.
Since entering into private practice in 1997, Dr. Smith has become passionate about cosmetic dentistry. He attends numerous continuing education courses in the field and has had the opportunity to learn from and study with the best cosmetic dentists from across the country. He has been voted 'Best Dentist' by the readers of The State Newspaper and Lexington Life Magazine.
Dr. Smith is committed to staying at the forefront of cosmetic dentistry and helping to further advance the field to benefit the people he serves. His full-smile makeovers were even featured as part of WOLO ABC Columbia's Extreme Makeover, giving a lucky Midlands resident a beautiful, confidence-boosting smile.
Dr. Smith is an active member of the following associations:
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- American Dental Association
- Central District Dental Society
- Greater Columbia Dental Association
- American Society of Forensic Odontology
- Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce
- American Board of Forensic Dentistry
An active member of his community, Dr. Smith regularly participates in community outreach programs and missionary works. He is also a huge supporter of Lexington High School, especially the band, choir, booster club, cheerleading squad, baseball team and soccer teams.