Eric Gladden, DMD

Dr. Eric Gladden was born and raised in Savannah, GA. He attended Armstrong State College for two years prior to being accepted into the University Of Georgia College Of Pharmacy. Following completetion of his Bachelor of Science and doctorate of Pharmacy degrees at the University of Georgia, Dr. Gladden completed a 1 year postdoctoral residency in nutritional support in Winter Park, FL. After practicing as a pharmacist for five years, Dr. Gladden attended the Medical College of Georgia school of Dentistry where he completed his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry Degree in 2002.

During his collegiate academic career, Dr. Gladden was recognized for many achievements. While in Pharmacy school, he was inducted into the Rho Chi honor society which is reserved for the top 5% of pharmacy students. Dr. Gladden also received the Dean Waters award for student leadership and was an active member of the American Student Pharmacist Association. He was a member of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity and served as President of this organization his senior year. During his time in dental school, Dr. Gladden as a participant in the Senior Honors Clinic reserved for the top 5% of students in his dental class. In addition to receiving recognition from the oral medicine faculty for his outstanding achievements in this department, Dr. Gladden was also honored by the practice management faculty as being the outstanding student in his class.

Dr. Gladden has continued his passion for education and leadership into his dental career. He attends numerous continuing education courses throughout the year, most notably weeklong courses at the Panky Institute in Key Bicayne, FL. Dr. Gladden is a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Savannah Dental Society, where he serves on the board. Additionally, Dr. Gladden serves as the Assistant Clinical Director with the Savannah Volunteer Dental Clinic.

Dr. Gladden met his wife Anne while she was completing her pharmacy degree at the University of Georgia. After 11 years of marriage, they feel very fortunate to make their home in Savannah with their 2 children, Will and Megan & their Boykin Spaniel, Grace. When away from the office, Dr. Gladden enjoys spending time with his family and sharing his love of the water, especially recreational coastal activities including boating, fishing and kayaking. As a member of the Savannah Sport Fishing Club and the Coastal Conservation Association, Dr. Gladden and his children look forward to junior fishing tournaments each year. Dr. Gladden has completed 4 marathons and enjoys running in local races with his wife and son, Will. He also enjoys wing shooting, kite boarding and University of Georgia football. In and out of the office, Dr. Gladden lends his time and talents to many civic organizations from his neighborhood Board to coaching his son's soccer team. He and his family are members at St. Paul's Lutheran church.

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