The office of:

Paul E. Thompson, DMD

Brandon R. Clements, DMD

2487 Demere Road, Suite 100
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 638-9921 Office
(912) 638-4121 Fax
info@ssidental.com 

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Our State of the Art Office

Our office was designed with our patients in mind - from the stylishly elegant waiting area to the state-of-the-art operatories. It is truly a place where style meets function.  We want our patients to be comfortable and at ease during their visits. 

Our highly trained office staff is ready to assist you and see that your office experience is always a pleasant one.  

Our Doctors

Paul E. Thompson, DMD

Dr. Thompson is a second generation dentist following in the footsteps of his father, the late Dr. Olin Thompson, DDS, who moved his practice to St. Simons Island from Vidalia, GA in 1985. Paul graduated from the University of Georgia in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and earned his degree at the Medical College of Georgia.  

He resides on St. Simons Island with his wife Jenny, his three sons and their two dogs. He is an avid outdoorsman and an active member of the St. Simons Island Community Church.

Brandon R. Clements, DMD

Dr. Clements is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular Biology and earned his degree at the Medical College of Georgia in 2002. He is a native of Brunswick and has practiced with St. Simons Island Dental Associates since completing his degree.

Brandon lives on St. Simons Island with his wife Sarah and son Samuel. When not working, Brandon can be found enjoying the outdoors with his family or working in his yard.

Our Hygienists

Brenda Barlow, RDH

Brenda is a native of Brunswick and received her Associate of Dental Hygiene degree from Armstrong Atlantic State University. She was a dental assistant for seven years and has spent the past fifteen years as a Registered Dental Hygienist. 

Kim Patterson, RDH

Kim is a graduate of Armstrong Atlantic State University and has been working in dental care for two years as an assistant and the pst seventeen years as a dental hygienist. A native of Savannah, GA, she now calls Brunswick home.

Terri Harper, RDH

A St. Simons Island native, Terri is a graduate of Valencia College in Orlando, FL and has 35 years of dental hygiene experience, 25 of which has been spent at St. Simons Island Dental Assoc. She specializes in periodontal treatment.

Stacy Paulk, RDH

Stacy is a graduate of Armstrong Atlantic State University with four years experience as an assistant and over five years as a dental hygienist. She is originally from Hilton Head, SC but now resides on St. Simons Island.

Dental Assistants

Cassandra Goodyear

A Brunswick native, Cassandra has over twenty five years of experience as a certified dental assistant.

Samantha Popwell

Samantha has over ten years of experience as a dental assistant and resides in Waynesville, GA her hometown.

Kathye Roberts

A resident of St. Simons Island and a graduate of the Dental Assisting Program at Middle Georgia Technical College, Kathye has over 18 years of dental care experience.

Gabrielle Swain

Gabrielle earned her Associates Degree in dental sciences from Intellitech Medical Institute in Colorado. She is a native of Brunswick.

Administrative Staff

Courtney Guest

Insurance/Accounts Receivable

Courtney is a native of Brunswick and has over sixteen years of dental office experience with time spent as dental assistant and as a dental lab assistant. Currently, she  specializes in office management focusing on scheduling, insurance and accounts receivable.

Christen Ryals

Patient Coordinator/Marketing/Insurance

Christen is a native of Brunswick and a Registered Radiologic Technologist with an Associate of Science Degree in Radiology from Coastal College of Georgia.  She is a  member of ASRT and ARRT with fourteen years of experience in the dental field. 

In-House Dental Laboratory

Ryan Shaw, CDT

Ryan is a second generation dental technician and a graduate of the Dental Technician program at Gwinnett Technical College in Atlanta, Georgia.  He is the current owner of Shaw Dental Laboratory and resides in St. Simons Island.

Founded in Miami, Florida in 1964, Shaw Dental Laboratory has partnered with St. Simons Island Dental Associates, P.C. since 1988 combining state of the art technology with classic time honored traditional build methods to create life-like crowns and bridges for our discerning patients. Having an in-house dental laboratory allows for direct doctor-technican consultations and means less time from prep to seat as well as on-the-spot repairs, tints and shade corrections for our patients' convenience.