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Familiar Faces

It can be discouraging to become comfortable with a dentist only to have them leave the practice. We are a family-owned local business with deep roots in the Mount Pleasant community. This means low turnover and peace of mind for our patients.

Your Trusted Team

For us, it’s never just about the numbers. We believe in the enormous value of honest conversations, transparency, and accessibility with our patients. It’s a collaborative approach to treatment designed with your comfort and best interest in mind.

Family Business

Andrew P. Bellebaum, DMD


Dr. Andrew Bellebaum is a Lowcountry native. He was born and raised in Summerville. After attending Bishop England High School, he received his undergraduate degree from Wofford College and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. Immediately upon graduation, Dr. Bellebaum was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. While serving in the Navy, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency and served two years onboard the USS Carter Hall based in Norfolk, VA. He then returned home to the Charleston area and was stationed at Naval Health Clinic Charleston for two years. Following his service in the Navy, Dr. Bellebaum joined Kingstree Family Dentistry.

Dr. Bellebaum has a passion for treating patients to help them achieve the best possible oral health. He is devoted to clinical excellence; completing over 250 hours of continuing education. Dr. Bellebaum is a member of the American Dental Association, the South Carolina Dental Association, and Spear Education. He has a special interest in digital dentistry, which involves digital intraoral scanning, 3D cone beam technology, and 3D printing.

While in dental school, Dr. Bellebaum married his high school sweetheart, Beth, who is also a Lowcountry native. They have two boys, Cord and Fritz. They reside in the Carolina Park neighborhood, and enjoy spending their time outdoors and on the water.

Meet the Team

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Karen Comisi CDA, FADAA


Karen moved to Mount Pleasant in 2017 after serving as a dental assistant, insurance coordinator, and office manager in New York. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Dental Assisting National Board and holds membership with OSAP (Organization for Safety and Prevention), ADAA (American Dental Assistants Association), AADOM (American Association of Dental Office Managers) and AADB (American Association of Dental Boards). In addition, she has been co-founder of two dental based companies.

In her free time, Karen enjoys being involved with the St. Benedict’s Church choir and youth program, gardening, and riding her bicycle. She also loves spending time with her grandchildren.

Leslie White

Leslie White


Leslie is a Mt. Pleasant native and has been passionate about dentistry since graduating from MUSC/TTC in 1980. She has worked in various general dentistry and specialty offices in the Charleston area, as well as participating in dental mission trips to Ecuador. In 2015, she was awarded the South Carolina Dental Association’s Special Recognition Award for her work as the Dental Clinic Manager at East Cooper Community Outreach where she served for over 10 years.

Her favorite part of living in the Lowcountry is being able to relax on the beach. She loves spending time with her two grandchildren who share her passion for cooking and outdoor activities.


Laura Snyder RDH


Laura recently moved to the Mount Pleasant area from central Illinois. She received her dental hygiene degree in 2017 from Carl Sandburg College and followed that by graduating from Knox College, majoring in Biology with a minor in Health Studies. She has a special interest in the role periodontal disease plays in systemic health and has been published on the links between periodontal disease and diabetes and heart disease.

Being close to the coast now, she loves to walk the beach and explore the outdoors with her three children. She strives to be active both indoors and outdoors, but also enjoys relaxing with a good book or television series and their family pets.