About Us

  • Our Mission

    To remove the all too common apprehension of a visit to the dentist through personalized patient care and gentleness.  To improve your quality of life with your best dental health and a beautiful smile.   To be the best family dentist practice in Augusta.

  • Why Serenity Dental

    At Serenity Dental, we believe that you are the most significant member of our dental care team.  Our team uses current technology, proven treatment, and state-of-the-art materials to provide you with the excellence you deserve. We strive to know our patients and we care about your well-being in every area of life.

  • Comfort care

    We care about you!  We want to help you have the smile you deserve.  Our dental team is passionate about teaching, coaching, and encouraging patients to achieve optimal dental health.


    Routine examinations, cleanings, and fluoride treatments, to extending the useful life of your teeth and maintaining a beautiful, healthy smile.


    Preventive dental care allows for early diagnosis of problems concerning the teeth or gums, as well as detecting certain situations that can be corrected by the patient. Often times a change in cleaning habits or technique can reverse a potential problem resulting in better dental health as well as avoiding more expensive dental treatments.


    Remember, small problems don't just go away on their own - they become bigger problems.


Our Doctors

Dr. Eric Sterett, DMD

Dr. Lawrence Keegan, DDS

Dr. Sterett has called Augusta home since his family moved to the area when he was seven years old.


Dr. Sterett and his wife Jennifer have one daughter and three sons. When not in the office, he enjoys taking his family bike riding along the Savannah River, kayaking, water-skiing, and spending time with other hobbies such as hunting, woodworking, playing guitar and violin, camping and backpacking. They are members of the Alleluia Community and active parishioners at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.


Service to others is one of the most fulfilling parts of life for Dr. Sterett. Growing up as the oldest of eight children often placed him in a role of caring for others, as well as providing some of his first opportunities for dental practice. His brothers might have some stories to tell ...


After achieving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the Medical College of Georgia, he worked as a registered nurse in the ICU at the V.A. Medical Center. Later he was accepted at the Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry where he completed his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry in May 2009.


Dr. Sterett understands that spending time with patients is critically important. His focus is  patient education along with understanding your dental health concerns and needs. Diagnosing, improving, and preserving oral health are Dr. Sterett's priority.


Continuing education and the practice of evidence-based dentistry  is important to Dr. Sterett. He has membership in several professional organizations .

  • American Dental Association
  • Georgia Dental Association
  • Eastern District Dental Society
  • Augusta Dental Society
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • International College of Oral Implantologists
  • Academy of General Dentistry.



Dr. Keegan has called Augusta home since moving his family to the area more than 25 years ago.


Dr. Keegan has a zest for life that extends beyond the dental office. He has an active family life his wife Mary, their three daughters, son-in-law, and his five grandchildren. Dr. Keegan enjoys many outdoor activities including gardening, urban farming, kayaking, biking, camping, and backpacking.  His most recent hobby is bee keeping.  He and Mary are members of the Alleluia Community and active parishioners  at St. Joseph Catholic Church.


Fueled by an interest in helping others, Dr. Lawrence Keegan decided early in high school to pursue his dream of becoming a dentist. He received a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts from the University of Tennessee at Martin, then went on to complete his quest at The University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences with his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1975 from the College of Dentistry.


Dr. Keegan understands that each person is primarily responsible for maintaining his or her health. This drives his concern for the overall well-being of each patient. While his expertise is with teeth, he is sensitive to the various needs of each patient on an individual basis. He is dedicated to helping each person maintain the highest possible standard of health.


Dr. Keegan has membership in several professional organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Georgia Dental Association
  • Eastern District Dental Society
  • Augusta Dental Society
  • Christian Dental Society
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association.

Our Team

Kymberly Jackson

Haydee Roman

Karen Dixon

Kymberly has practiced as a Certified Dental Assistant for Serenity Dental Care since January 2007.


She began serving our practice in 2006 as a student from the Dental Assisting Program at Augusta Technical College.


We were so impressed by her professionalism and quick learning that we invited her to join the team upon her successful graduation from the program.


She is known for her gentle manner and her compassion for patients. Her eye for precision and detail make her an invaluable part of our team.



Haydee joined the team in 2015 and immediately fit right in.


With her dental experience beginning in 2005, Haydee tool her skill set to the next leve and completed her education in 2014 at Mandl School, the College of Allied Health, New York, NY with an

 AOS Degree in Medical Assisting.


Her enthusiasm for patient care and being a great team member is inspiring.




Karen joined the team in May of 2000 in a career change that brought her from pediatric nursing to family dentistry.


Her extensive nursing background has proven invaluable in helping assess the various medical needs of our patients.


She coordinates with the medical offices for any special needs a patient may require to insure their treatment is completed in a safe and timely manner.


Karen completed her advanced dental assisting courses and received her Certified Dental Assistant Certificate in 2004. She is also cross-trained in the area of administrative duties.

Emma Boatright

Emma joined Serenity Dental as a fill-in Dental Assistant in 2014. She did such a great job and fit in so well with the team that we just had to keep her!


Emma is from Wrens, GA and has a degree from Augusta Tech as a certified dental assistant with expanded function one and two. She is constantly honing her skills with CE credits in dental assisting.


Her nineteen years of experience has made her a versatile and vital team member. You won't forget Emma when you come in and encounter her radiant personality.

Serenity Dental Care wants to put you in the smile you deserve.


Dr. Keegan, Dr. Sterett, and the staff of Serenity Dental Care look forward to serving you and your family.  Our team loves what we do!





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