Edward Eckert, Jr., DDS

Meet Dr. Eckert

Dr. Eckert is originally from Charleston, West Virginia.  He did his undergraduate studies at Hampden-Sydney College where he finished in 1969.  He attended dental school at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry.  He recieved his Doctorate in Dental Sciences in 1973.  He then did an internship year at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland in 1973-74.  He then moved to Charleston, SC where he completed a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at MUSC in 1978.

Dr. Eckert then moved to the Grand Strand and founded Coastal Carolina Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  In doing so, he became the first oral surgeon to ever serve the Horry and Georgetown Counties.  Because of Dr. Eckert’s hard work and dedication, the practice has thrived ever since.  Dr. Eckert is on staff at four different local area hospitals.  He is also an instructor at Horry Georgetown Technical College where he teaches Oral Pathology and serves on the Board of Directors.  He is also a member of the Grand Strand Dental Society where he is past president.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association, South Carolina Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and Southern Medical Association.