Talmadge D. Wilkins IV, DMD, FAGD is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry. Before studying dentistry, he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from West Virginia University. At WVU, Dr. Wilkins was a member of its rifle team where he won four NCAA National Championships and earned six All-American honors. During this time, he was also a member of the US Shooting National Team. While he won many national honors, his highest accolade was winning a gold and silver medal for the United States in the 1994 World Championships in Milan, Italy.


After dental school, Dr. Wilkins completed a general practice residency followed by training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia, now Augusta University. He is the former Assistant Director of the Medical College of Georgia’s General Practice Residency. Dr. Wilkins has also graduated from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management Executive Management Program.


He is also an alumnus of the prestigious L.D. Pankey Institute where he focused his studies in Advanced Restorative Dental Treatment, Complex Occlusion (Bite) Problems, TMJ Syndromes and Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) and Aesthetics. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of The Pankey Institute and serves in various other capacities at the Institute.


Dr. Wilkins has achieved the status as a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry which entailed taking 500 hours of additional continuing education, five years of membership meeting the yearly continuing education requirements and then passing a rigorous 8-hour exam. Dr. Wilkins achieved this award in only six years after graduating from dental school. He also has achieved a Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologist, Mastership- in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentists.


In 2015, Dr. Wilkins was chosen as one of the top 40 dentists nationally from Incisal Edge Magazine,”40 under 40”, where he was recognized as a leader in the dental field. The dentists were nominated by dental industry experts and vetted by an independent panel, which represented the best of dentistry today, and the promise of even better dentistry for tomorrow.


He is also involved in his profession. Dr. Wilkins has served as a delegate and Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee for the South Carolina Dental Association. Dr. Wilkins has been a key opinion leader (KOL) for PlanMeca Corporation which focuses on CAD CAM dentistry and utilization of CT Scans in dental practice. In the community, he serves as the team dentist for the USC-Aiken Pacer athletics, and a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church.


You will appreciate Dr. Wilkins’ attention to detail and his commitment to his patient’s care. He provides the highest level of quality in a very personal way that makes even the most anxious patients feel at ease in his chair.


Dr. Wilkins utilizes his specialized training to provide a wide range of surgical services, dental implants, and advanced restorative care and he looks forward to many more years of serving the needs of our patients with the highest degree of care, skill and judgment.


He is passionate about delivering excellence in dental care so that his patients can live with optimum dental health throughout their lifetime.


In his free time, Dr. Wilkins enjoys skiing, hunting, fishing, boating, and spending time with his wife, Leah, two children, Witt and Loren Ann, and their dogs, Millie (Golden Retriever) and Trump (Silver Labrador Retriever).