Dr. Donald Ridgell


Dr. Donald Ridgell, D.M.D.

Upstate Prosthodontics’ Dr. Don Ridgell was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina. After graduation from J.L Mann High School, he went on to receive his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Clemson University. He continued his education at The Medical University of South Carolina – College of Dental Medicine and received his certification in Prosthodontics from the University of North Carolina. He currently is a clinical professor for the Medical University of South Carolina and runs a solo practice as a dentist in Greenville. Dr. Ridgell opened the practice in 1988. Upstate Prosthodontics is located at 321 Mills Avenue, Greenville, SC.


Family and Personal Life

Don is married to Holly. They have two sons, Kenny and Daniel. Kenny is a local business owner of Ridge Media, LLC, a digital marketing agency. Daniel is attending the American College of the Building Arts. The Ridgell family attends First Presbyterian Church.

  • Specialty: Prosthodontics
  • Birthday: June 1, 1960
  • Hometown: Greenville, SC
  • Education: B.S. – Clemson
  • D.M.D. – M.U.S.C.
  • CR- Prosthodontics Residency – UNC
  • 2000-2016 President of South Carolina Section of American College of Prosthodontics
  • Member of American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
  • 2007-2008 President of Piedmont District Dental Society
  • Clinical Professor at MUSC College of Dental Medicine Oral Rehabilitation Dept.
  • Active Volunteer for the Greenville County Free Medical Clinic

If you’re looking for a prosthodontist, Dr. Ridgell would love to meet you. Schedule your consultation with our office today at (843) 232-3882 and find out how we can help you achieve the smile of your dreams. Upstate Prosthodontics can replace your broken or lost teeth and return aesthetics and function to your smile. Donald L. Ridgell, D.M.D Upstate Prosthodontics L.L.C.



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