Team


Medical Team


Dr. Donald Ridgell

Dr. Donald Ridgell

Dentist

Upstate Prosthodontics' Dr. Don Ridgell 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.

Sandy Lentz

Sandy Lentz

Office Administrator

Sandy Lentz has been with Upstate Prosthodontics since 1999 and is currently the Office Administrator. She has been in the dental field for nearly 30 years and enjoys helping patients receive all the compensation they are due from their insurance. She is the wife of Jimmy Lentz and they have 2 children and two grandsons.

Holly Ridgell

Holly Ridgell

Business Manager

Holly Ridgell is our Business Manager, and Dr. Ridgell’s wife. She is also the COO of Ridge Media, LLC in Greenville. She holds an Administrative Assistants degree from Hardbarger Business College and a BA in Creative Arts/Media/Public Relations from University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She is a native of Durham, NC. Holly and Dr. Ridgell have two sons.

Terry Ballenger

Terry Ballenger

Hygienist

Terry Ballenger has worked with Dr. Ridgell since 1990. She received her degree in Hygiene Science from Greenville Technical College. Terry brings 30 years of hygiene experience. She is the mother of one daughter.

Teresa Hipps

Teresa Hipps

Certified Dental Assistant

Teresa Hipps has been working with Upstate Prosthodontics since 1993. She received her Dental Assistance Certification from Greenville Technical College in 1980. Teresa is a member of the National Dental Assistant Association. She has been an assistant for over 30 years. She is the widow of Eddie and has two daughters and two grandchildren.

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Patient Referral Coordinator

Erin Davis is our patient referral coordinator and handles our reminders and correspondence. She has been with Upstate Prosthodontics since 2012. Erin is married to Justin Davis and they have a daughter.

Shannon Kannarney

Shannon Kannarney

Certified Dental Assistant

Shannon Kannarney has been assisting Dr. Ridgell since 1997. She came to the practice with a certification in Dental Assistance from Tri-County Technical College. Shannon is a member of the National Dental Assistant Association. Shannon is married to Wayne Kannarney and they have 2 children and one granddaughter.