Welcome to Costa + Williams Dentistry

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Dr. Chris Costa

Dr. Chris Costa

Dentist

Dr. Costa received his dental degree from MUSC and completed his residency at the University of Florida. He received advanced training in a wide array of dental procedures including surgery, dental implants, TMJ disorders, cosmetics and occlusion. When he’s not restoring teeth, you are most likely to find Dr. Costa in the saltwater with a fishing rod, a surfboard, and his wife and children at his side.

Dr. Tyler Williams

Dr. Tyler Williams

Dentist

Dr. Williams received his dental degree from MUSC and subsequently completed a residency at the VA medical center in Charleston. There, he gained advanced training in a broad range of complex restorative treatments including implants, cosmetics and surgery. Outside the office, if he is not spending time with his wife, Kelli and two children, Ben and Charlotte, you’ll find him surfing, biking or running off of a mountain somewhere with his paraglider.

Rachel Bartlett

Rachel Bartlett

Assistant

Rachel was born and raised in beautiful Vermont. Being tired of the VT winters, she and her husband and two sons moved to Summerville in 2015, and love all the Low Country has to offer! Rachel has worked in the dental field for over 20 years assisting dental surgery and general dentistry. Her favorite part of working with Costa and Williams is being a part of an outstanding team of professionals, getting to know her patients, and meeting all their dental needs! When she is not tending to her patients you might catch her being a goof or busting a move to our awesome music selection of the day!! Rachel loves to paint with watercolors, and several of her paintings are displayed in the dental office for all to enjoy!

Peyton Hardwick

Peyton Hardwick

Dental Assistant

Peyton was raised right here in Charleston SC. You will see her assisting Dr. Costa, and she will do her best to make your trip to the dentist a little less miserable ;). When she is not at

Becca Hardwick

Becca Hardwick

Dental Assistant

Becca grew up on James Island and traveled all the way over to Johns Island after marrying a country man. When she is not assisting Dr. Costa or Dr. Williams, she is either drinking coffee with a friend, reading a book, or talking about her dog. She loves all things health and wellness and is a certified nutritionist and personal trainer. She loves working at Costa and Williams and will try to make your visit as comfortable as possible, but be prepared for a deep conversation because she’s not a fan of small talk! 🙂

Kellie Ochwat

Kellie Ochwat

Patient Coordinator

Kellie was born and raised in Ohio. After graduating high school she moved to Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania where she lived for 17 years until she finally decided to make the move to Charleston in 2018. She moved here to be closer to her twin sister and for a new career opportunity which she found at Costa + Williams–the beautiful weather and beach life were a bonus.

Lauren Taylor

Lauren Taylor

Dental Hygienist

Lauren moved to Charleston from the Midwest where she grew up and earned a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is an exercise junkie and enjoys a variety of group exercise classes. When she is not doing burpees she is enjoying all that Charleston has to offer and loves spending quality time with her friends. She has been cleaning teeth at Costa+Williams since 2015 and loves her patients! Travelling and new experiences are her jam and her two closest friends are Ben and Jerry, hence the exercising hobby.

Wendy Bernstein

Wendy Bernstein

Dental Hygienist

Although Wendy began her dental career prior to buying her first flip phone, she has advanced her knowledge of dentistry through her experience and continued love of learning. Wendy is a true Carolina girl. Raised in North Carolina, she trained and worked as a dental assistant prior to making Charleston her home. A few years after moving, she graduated from TTC with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She will make your next cleaning a pleasant yet comprehensive appointment, guiding you towards making the right decisions to make your smile healthy and beautiful! Her gentle touch and southern ways will make you feel right at home here. When not at work, she spends her weekends hanging with her teenage daughter enjoying some retail therapy downtown or sipping wine and enjoying the culinary scene with her husband.

Brianna Majot

Brianna Majot

Dental Hygienist

Bri joined us in 2021, after moving down here from Pennsylvania. She found Charleston and headed south for….you guessed it… the nice weather. She enjoys being out and about, taking her dogs Nova & Nala on a beach walk or playing volleyball. Bri and Vada, her long-time boyfriend, like to hang out at breweries and travel (anywhere that isn’t cold.) She got her Associates in Dental Hygiene in 2019 and loves to clean teeth!

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