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Phone: 843-682-5050

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Pediatric Dentistry

337 Buckwater Place Blvd
Bluffton, SC 29910


Dr. Jim Mason grew up in Gloucester, Virginia and Newport News, attending Peninsular Catholic High School in Newport News. He then studied physics during his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. During his undergraduate studies he became interested in piloting, along with medicine & dentistry. Upon graduation, he became an active duty officer in the Air Force and began his studies at Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry. Dr. Jim was the Chief Resident while getting his Advanced Education in General Dentistry Certificate. It is during this time that he became interested in Pediatrics.

Dr. Jim served overseas at RAF Upwood as Chief of Dental Support and specialized in treating the children of the military. He also served at Osan Air Force Base in South Korea before being accepted for specialty pediatric dental training at University of Alabama where he also received additional training for special needs patients.
After studying in Alabama for two years, he again served overseas at RAF Lakenheath where he concentrated again on pediatric dental care for military families. Dr Jim was recently deployed to the Middle East from 2011-2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in a joint-forces operation before returning back to private practice.

Dr. Jim was the Chief of Pediatric Dental Services at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton where he focused on early childhood care, interceptive orthodontics and special needs patients of all ages.

Dr. Jim is a Board Certified Pediatric Dental Specialist and a member of ADA and the AAPD.

When not serving his country and the young patients around Bluffton, Dr. Jim enjoys living the adventure doing all sorts of outdoor activities