From our Family to Yours!
At Magnolia Family Dental, we pride ourselves on being lifelong learners and innovators. We host monthly continuing education courses for our staff, and attend an array of other trainings and certification courses throughout the year.
You can rest assured knowing that the dental care you receive is in keeping with the latest advances in dental medicine and evidenced-based treatment. We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs.
Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
Matthew Sperber, DDS
Dr. Matt first became interested in dentistry at a young age. His mother, despite having excellent oral health, has had about every dental procedure in the book, many of them more than once. Dr. Matt often accompanied her to dental appointments growing up and was conflicted by his growing love of dentistry and his mother’s growing hatred of the dentist.
His love for dentistry won and Dr. Matt obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Columbia University. His desire to perform comprehensive general dentistry led him to complete his general practice residency at Newark Beth Israel, where he saw a high volume of medically and dentally complex cases.
Dr. Matt has also completed advanced training in implant placement, root canal therapy, and Invisalign®. In order to win his mother over, he became involved in research aimed at reducing anxiety in dental patients and is passionate about putting nervous patients at ease. After completion of his residency, he relocated to South Carolina where he has been practicing in a busy private practice.
Dr. Matt and his wife Lauren have a new daughter, Allie, and two dogs, Mimi and Molly. They love exploring their community, cooking, running, and soaking up the South Carolina sunshine. Dr. Matt is also an avid skier, although it may be time to trade in his snow skis for water skis. He loves getting to know his patients and learning about their lives in addition to their dental concerns.
Michael Dudleck, DMD
Dr. Michael’s passion for dentistry stemmed from his own personal experience growing up. An impacted canine tooth led to years of dental visits, braces, and more dental visits. He was fortunate enough to be treated by an incredible team of providers that not only saved his smile, but set an example for the gentle, patient-centered care Dr. Michael now provides to his own patients.
The Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine brought Dr. Michael to Charleston, SC, just a short drive from his hometown of Myrtle Beach, SC. Having already adapted to the unrelenting SC summer heat, he quickly fell in love with the Charleston charm and decided this is where he wanted to plant his roots. A General Dentistry Residency at East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine required him to briefly relocate to North Carolina, where Dr. Michael had the opportunity to gain advanced training in implant placement, digital dentistry, and Invisalign. Despite the many weekends spent commuting between NC and SC, he was grateful for the endless hours his drive gave him to soak up dental podcasts and keep up with the latest advances in Dentistry. All the additional hours of learning paid off when he received the honor of speaking at his graduation – a true testament to his work and success during his time in the program. Dr. Michael loves being in a field that allows him to be a lifelong learner, and is always looking for new ways to deliver the absolute best care to his patients.
When Dr. Michael is not in the office, you truly never know what he may be up to. He loves anything he can do outdoors to soak up the Charleston sun – from grilling, golfing, watching sports, to adventuring with his corgi, Nova. On rainy days, you can find him playing chess, sketching, watching comedy shows, or reminding his twin brother that he’s the oldest by three minutes. Dr. Michael absolutely loves what he does, and is so grateful to the incredible patients that entrust him with their care.
Lauren was born and raised in Atlanta. After meeting her husband Matthew during college at Tulane University, she braved one too many cold New York winters before making the move to Charleston.
After working for a few years as a patient satisfaction specialist at a busy radiology practice, she pursued her passion of healthcare and working with people by attending NYU’s School of Nursing. She spent several years working as an obstetric and public health nurse prior to the arrival of her daughter, Allie.
Between the birth of Allie and the birth of Magnolia Family Dental, Lauren decided to trade in her scrubs for, well, new scrubs — and take on the role of practice manager. She loves combining the skills she obtained working in an administrative role with her clinical knowledge, and the opportunity to expand that knowledge in the dentistry world. There is nothing more important to Lauren than making sure every patient and staff member leaves feeling appreciated, happy, and genuinely excited to come back.
When she’s not in the office, you can find her loving on Allie and her two dogs, Molly and Mimi, out on a run, or visiting with family and friends.
Originally from the little town of Latta, she found her happy place in the city of Charleston. Tristan graduated from the College of Charleston with a major in communications and entered the hospitality industry. After managing a busy hotel in the heart of Downtown Charleston for several years, she was excited when an opportunity arose to use her hospitality skills in the dental world as a patient care coordinator. She quickly fell in love with Dentistry and decided to bring her combined dental knowledge and exeptional mangement skills to our team as the Practice Manager. She is always looking for new ways to improve the experience of every patient and team member has in our office, and loves going above and beyond to make Magnolia Family Dental a special place to visit and work.
When she’s not hard at work in the office, you can find her on a walk with her pug, Greta, by the water, or browsing local shops.
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