Your Family Dentist in Mount Pleasant

We treat you like a member of our family, our Mount Pleasant dentists have a reputation for honesty and quality care.

Welcome to Rivers + Tanner Family Dentistry

Our dentists provide high quality dental care in the heart of Mount Pleasant.  We provide family, cosmetic, and emergency dentistry.  Our services range from minimally invasive procedures to full mouth dental reconstruction. We have a reputation for good work, and we stand behind it. We believe in the golden rule, and will treat you like a member of our own family.

We see dental patients of all ages, and teeth in all conditions. We are blessed to have a friendly and caring team. Our goal is to exceed your expectations in every way. When you walk in our office, you will be greeted with a warm smile and a friendly face. We value your time, so we only see one patient at a time. This allows us to stay on schedule and focused on you. If you are a new patient looking for a friendly dentist, give us a call (843)884-5166. We are here to help.

We hope to see you soon!

Dr. Chris Rivers

Dr. Rivers was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant. After graduating from Wando High School, Dr. Rivers earned degrees in Marine Biology and Business Administration from the College of Charleston. He attended the Medical University of South Carolina received a Doctorate Degree of Dental Medicine. He is an enthusiastic dentist, and happy to be back in Mt. Pleasant. He is married to his beautiful bride Laura. They have two children, a boy and girl. Chris and Laura enjoy being outside. You can find her on the beach and him in the water.

Dr. Dale Tanner

Dr. Tanner has practiced dentistry in Mount Pleasant for over 30 years. Dr. Tanner is originally from Lake City. He attended the University of South Carolina, but is a Clemson Tiger at heart. He is an alum the Medical University of South Carolina. He and his wife live in Mt. Pleasant and have two grown children. He is laid back and enjoys life. Fun is listening to music, playing tennis, and hanging out with his golden retriever Lillie.

Dr. Dale Tanner

Our dentists have served Mt. Pleasant for over 25 years.

We love our patients and are fully dedicated to keeping their trust. Here is what our patients have to say.

Prompt, friendly, careful service and advice
The dental hygienist Jeanie was prompt, careful and very attentive. She expressed, as always, a genuine interest in my family and me. It is a pleasure to be under the care of such a consummate professional. Dr. Rivers exhibits the same careful attention to detail and personal interest. The staff are always friendly and attentive: a first class enterprise in every way.
Bill Y.
Great appointment
I have been part of this practice for 39 years. They are professional and go out of their way to make sure that the patient is comfortable. I have never had a bad experience.
Kathleen G.
Dr. Dale Tanner and his staff Lead by example giving their patients the highest level of care and service!
Our family has been going to Dr. Dale Tanner for almost 18 yrs. never had a bad experience. From the time you call for an appointment, you will feel the office staff, truly know the meaning of customer service. We have never left a message that was not returned promptly. Dr. Tanner is a rare breed, taken great care with any dental problem that we have encountered and never felt like he tried to talk us in to anything we did not honestly need to have done. He explains information that even this blonde women understands. Never felt he over charged us. Dr. Tanner has always referred us to high quality associates from root canals to tooth extraction. I promise you this you will never feel like just a number at this dental office. LGB.
LindaGail B
Very Happy with my Dental Practice
I could not be more pleased with being in the Rivers/ Tanner dental practice. When i moved here…..I had asked a good friend for a recommendation….and with no hesitation….she directed me to Drs Rivers and Tanner. I could not be happier. I have experienced the best dental cleaning that i have ever had in 60 years. Have been with them going on a year soon…..and am so happy. They are very trustworthy with how they practice, and that is becoming a rare commodity today…..old school is disappearing….but not here.
Deborah R.
great dental practice-best tooth cleaning I ever had
I had my teeth cleaned and it was a really thorough cleaning. I was given tips on how to keep plaque from building up and I was also given tools to ensure that I could do this at home so my next appointment would be better. Then the dentist came into the room and examined my mouth and spoke to me for several minutes about my oral health. Everyone was extremely professional and I had all my questions answered to my satisfaction. I would definitely recommend the practice to friends and family.
Diane D.
Easy, comprehensive
I was immediately greeted at the front counter and acknowledged. It was my first time as a new patient in the office. The dental hygienist was friendly and thorough with my teeth cleaning. Dr. Rivers came in after the cleaning and examined my mouth. He, too, was thorough and demonstrated a true concern about my dental status. Recommended next steps and they were put in place. Check out was quick and easy. A great visit and a definitely my new dentist in Charleston.
Chuck D
Professional and Friendly
Our family has been seeing Dr. Tanner for years. He was highly recommended by a friend who works in the medical field. We have always found Dr. Tanner and his staff to be kind and thorough. We trust Dr. Tanner and feel he is very ethical in his practice. He and his staff are positive and I appreciate that.
Rebecca D.
Knowledgeable, friendly and thorough service
I had my first dental appointment today. I saw Dr. Tanner because of a long-term TMJ issue. From the moment I stepped into the office, I felt at home. Everyone from the front desk person to the dental assistant and Dr. Tanner made me feel as if I’d been their patient all my life (which is a pretty long time, by the way). In addition, Dr. Tanner is the first dentist who explained my TMJ thoroughly, and als in a way I could understand. He and his assistant spent time getting to know me and answer a multitude of questions I had about their services and potential routes to solve my problem. Dr. Tanner obviously knows his “stuff.” I trust him. Finally, the wonderful front desk attendant and scheduler actually called an orthodontist I need to see, saving me time. Now, what other dentist provides that combination of warm welcome, true concern, and dental “know how?” I know of only one: Rivers + Tanner Family Dentistry!
Patrica K
Always a pleasure
Dr. Rivers and Karen,his assistant provided excellent care as always when I had a small filling replaced.I have been with this practice for about 25 years and have never been anything but fully satisfied with my care. They are skilled professionals and are also warm and friendly. I cannot recommend this practice any more highly! When it comes to honesty and fairness they are beyond reproach!
Roberta D.
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Call Us At 843-884-5166. We Would Love To Take Care Of Your Teeth!

Centrally Located in The Heart Of Mt. Pleasant!