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Our Staff - Gentle Family Dentistry

Greg Bottone, DMD

Greg Bottone, DMD was born and raised in New Jersey, graduated from the University of South Carolina, and earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1994. Following graduation, he completed a General Practice Residency at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, NJ. He joined Gentle Family Dentistry in 1996 and became a partner in 2000.

Dr. Bottone is licensed by the State of South Carolina, a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and a volunteer with Dental Christian Fellowship serving on missions trips to Haiti.


Stephen Michel, DMD

Stephen Michel, DMD has retired from Gentle Family Dentistry after over 40 years of service. We wish him all the best!

Our Staff

Janet Koenig

Janet has been a dental hygienist with Gentle Family Dentistry since 1988. Janet and her husband Jim grew up in Tacoma, Washington and moved to Charleston on an adventure. Janet and Jim have two beautiful daughters, Kari and Daisy. During her free time, she enjoys boating, going to the beach and spending time with her family.

Belinda Reed

Belinda has been our office manager at Gentle Family Dentistry since 2001. Living in Moncks Corner, Belinda enjoys walking in the country, spending time with family and friends, relaxing on the beach, sitting on her deck and working out.

Elise Botero

Elise has been a dental hygienist for over 20 years. She has been associated with Gentle Family Dentistry for over ten years and recently became a member of our team. Elise is proud to be known as a “Girl Raised In The South.” Elise is happily married to Phillip, the love of her life, and they have a son, Gabriel. She enjoys life to the fullest by spending time with her family and friends, traveling and serving in her church.

Liane Bottone

Liane began working at Gentle Family Dentistry in 2012. She has been married to Dr. Bottone for 23 years and they have four children. Liane earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from U.S.C. and enjoys teaching group fitness classes, running, yoga, walking her two dogs and reading.

Elizabeth Bloomer

Elizabeth joined Gentle Family Dentistry in 2012. She is originally from Virginia but has called the low country home since she attended the College of Charleston as an art major. She has two energetic children, Olivia and Pierce. She enjoys gardening, boating, custom framing art and music.