105 Professional Court
Anderson, South Carolina 29621
864-226-1752
guffeedent@gmail.com

 

Staff

MEET OUR WONDERFUL STAFF

DR. BYRON GUFFEE

 

Dr. Byron Guffee is a Pendleton native.  He lives by the philosophy that “you should treat others as you want to be treated.” He is compassionate when it comes to his patients’ needs and is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest quality of care without discomfort. While being a dedicated doctor and devoted friend to his patients, Dr. Guffee is married to his wife Kayla Thrasher Guffee. They have 3 sons named Rollins, Asher, and Hewitt.  Kayla is also a Pendleton native, and a first grade teacher at Calhoun Academy of the Arts. They are both active at Concord Baptist and in their community.

 

Dr. Guffee enjoys fishing, visiting with family and friends, and volunteering at local free dental clinics. He has been on four dental mission trips to Ecuador, South America and Burundi, Africa to help those less fortunate.

 

Dr. Guffee is a 2005 graduate of Clemson University and a 2011 graduate of The Medical University of South Carolina, where he excelled and was the recipient of several academic and clinical awards, including the prestigious Academy of General Dentistry Award and the MUSC Pediatric Dentistry Award for his excellence in clinical skills, as voted on by his professors. His academic awards include multiple scholarships and the MUSC President’s List and Dean’s List all four years. Dr. Guffee is currently a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, South Carolina Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Spear Study Club.

DR. BANKS WEED

 

Dr. Banks Weed was born and raised in Charleston, SC. He decided to pursue a career in dentistry during his undergraduate studies at Clemson University, where he graduated in 2014 with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. He then attended the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine and graduated in 2018. Following dental school, he completed a post-graduate residency program in advanced general dentistry at East Carolina University. Dr. Weed is a member of the American Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. He believes that the field of dentistry is constantly changing and evolving, which motivates him to stay up to date on the most modern technology and research. He is committed to providing high-quality dental services with honesty, integrity, and compassion to care for each patient’s unique needs.

 

Dr. Weed is married to Mary Frances Ballenger Weed, who is a native of Greenville, SC. Together they have a golden retriever named Bonnie. In his spare time, Dr. Weed enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, camping, being on the water, and playing golf.  Dr. Weed has enjoyed returning to the upstate and is honored to serve the people of the Anderson community.

 

Tracy Kinard

 

Tracie is a Dental Assistant and has been with our office since 2003. Tracie has one son and has been married since 1992. She enjoys camping, horseback riding, serving at her church, and spending time with family and friends.

Kathy Long

 

Kathy is married to Bryan and has 5 children and 8 grandchildren. She has worked in the dental field for over 10 years. She enjoys cooking for her family, keeping her grandchildren, crocheting, and working in the yard.

Ashley Long

 

Ashley has been a Dental Hygienist since 2008. She was born and raised in Iva SC, is married to her husband Jamie and has a step son named Bryson. Ashley enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending NewSpring Church, and shopping.

Terry Foster

 

Terry has been a Dental Hygienist for over 35 years and has been a member of our office since 1998. Married since 1983, Terry has three daughters and nine grandchildren. She enjoys hunting, fishing, reading, and spending time with family.

Sandy Eiland

 

Sandy is our front office coordinator and has over 20 years of experience. She has been married since 1979, and has two sons and six grandchildren. Her hobbies include sewing, reading, and playing with her grandchildren.

Kristal Welborn

 

Kristal is a treatment coordinator with over 20 years of experience. She has been at our office since 2010. Kristal is married and has one son and one daughter. In her free time, she enjoys shopping and watching tennis.

Taylor Goudie

 

Taylor is a dental hygienist and has been at Guffee Dental Associates since 2018. She adores her patients and strives to help them achieve their optimal oral health. Taylor lives in Anderson with her husband and their fur babies. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking, and all things Twilight and Disney!

Alexus Breazeale

 

Alexus is one of our dental assistants. She was born and raised in Anderson. She graduated from Tri-County Technical College. Alexus has been a dental assistant at our office since 2019. In her free time she enjoys reading, doing nails, and spending time with her nephews.

Renne Thomas

 

Renne was born and raised in Anderson. She has been dental assisting for over 25 yrs. Renne is married with 2 sons and 2 grandchildren. Renne enjoys camping, riding 4 wheelers, and spending time with her family.

Laura Smith

 

Laura was born and raised in Texas, but has lived in South Carolina for over 20 years. As a dental hygienist, Laura has served the Anderson community since 2001. She is married with 3 children and enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, home projects, and meeting new people!