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Meet Dr. Knause

Dear Valued Guest,

We are so excited about Southern Laser Dentistry with Daniel Knause, DMD, taking patient care and services to a whole new level.

At Southern Laser Dentistry, we respect the beliefs and needs of our patients who want the most natural and bio-compatible options.  We offer holistic dentistry options such as ozone therapy, safe mercury removal,  Low Radiation Digital X-Rays, Non-flouride Cleanings, Bio-compatible Ceramics and Filling Materials. There are also Natural Products Available.

Dr. Knause is one of a few dentists in South Carolina who uses the cutting edge Solea laser to perform most fillings without the need for drilling or numbing The laser is beneficial for most dental procedures and is a more gentle way of treating teeth and gums. Kids love the laser which has no vibration and usually does not require numbing. Without the dreaded drill, adults love it too!

In addition, Dr. Knause has extensive experience in digital dentistry such as Same Visit Crowns with Cerec technology. Dr. Knause also has years of experience in orthodontics for children and adults, and offers laser-assisted lip and tongue-tie treatments for infants through adults. We will provide natural procedures such as ozone, which is applied on and around teeth and gums to kill bad bacteria, treat gum disease, improve surgical healing, and help with tooth sensitivity.

Even with these new patient services, you will still enjoy being cared for by the same great and dedicated staff that proudly offers our Southern hospitality. Our Mission Statement and core values are excellence in dental care and integrity in service, with gratitude to our guests and teammates.

Dr. Daniel Knause is married and he and his wife, Lacey, have 2 children (Henry age 3 and Andrew born in 2020), and a golden doodle, Charlie. Dr. Knause grew up in Greenville playing competitive tennis and recreational golf. In 2009, he graduated from Furman University with a major in Health and Exercise Science and earned 3 Southern Conference tennis titles. He attended dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina, where he graduated in 2014. He worked as an associate in another dental practice in Greenville for over 6 years. Dr. Knause is looking forward to serving you in a dental practice that will keep the Southern hospitality and coastal theme of Southern Smiles and combine it with laser and other high tech treatments to provide our patients with superior service, renamed as Southern Laser Dentistry in the future.

Dr. Knause welcomes your questions and concerns about your dental health and he and our team look forward to seeing you soon!