A few words about us


Mission Statement

To provide services to our community, not only by providing professional dental care, but also to do whatever we can to enhance the social, economic, and spiritual status of the people we serve.


Since 1981, Ridgeland Family Dentistry has been working with patients to provide the greatest dental care for patients in the Ridgeland area. Dr. Bostick's experience in dentistry is coupled with genuine concern for his patients. Our staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention and our foremost goal is to keep your teeth healthy and your smile bright!

This website provides you with an overview of our practice and the field of dentistry. As you navigate the site, you'll find information about Ridgeland Family Dentistry's practice philosophy, our office location, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling procedures. Please browse the site at your convenience and feel free to contact us with any questions.

You'll find a lot of valuable information on the web site about dental problems, diagnoses and treatments. We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well being. We encourage you to review this information to help you understand any health concerns you may face.

Dr. Earl Bostick Sr. is a dentist providing dental procedures such as teeth whitening, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants,porcelain veneers crown and bridges, partials and dentures, and creating a great dental environment for adults and children in Ridgeland.

Our Technology:
The heart of the dental practice


With over 30 years of dental industry experience, our state-of-the-art dental technology features only the most advanced equipment in the industry today. We are confident in the quality dental services that we provide, and you can be too.

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Our team


All our professionals at Ridgeland Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Earl Bostick, Sr.

Dr. Earl Bostick, Sr. is a native of Jasper County. In 1967, he graduated from Jasper High School with honors. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army and served as a Medical Lab Technician and Medical Corpsman in the Vietnam Conflict. In 1970, he received an honorable discharge from the Army and in 1971, he enrolled at Savannah State College, majoring in Medical Technology. By 1974, he had received his Bachelor of Science Degree. Then in 1974-1976, Dr. Bostick worked as a Medical Laboratory Technologist for Memorial Medical Hospital, Savannah, Georgia and the Beaufort Jasper Comprehensive Health program. In 1976, Dr. Bostick was accepted to the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in Augusta, and graduated in 1980. He is licensed to practice in Georgia and South Carolina, but chose to practice in his home town of Ridgeland. Dr. Bostick has been practicing dentistry in Ridgeland for over 25 years.

He is a member of various professional and civic organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Georgia Dental Association
  • South Carolina Dental Association
  • National Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Coastal Dental Society
  • Jasper County Chamber of Commerce
  • Jasper County Minority Business Association
  • Palmetto Medical and Pharmaceutical Association

He also serves on the Board of South Carolina Bank and Trust Bank. He is active in developing county recreational services and has worked with the Visions for Youth Program.

Dr. Bostick is a member of the Antioch Baptist Church and serves as a deacon. He is married to the former Miss Josie Terry of Jasper County and has two children: Earl Bostick Jr. and Dr. Kelvin Bostick. Dr. Bostick resides in the community of Tarboro. He enjoys boating, traveling, and landscaping.


Dr. Kelvin Bostick, DDS

Dr. Kelvin Bostick is a native of Jasper County growing up in the Tarboro Community and graduated from Ridgeland High School. Dr. Bostick also graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville,Tennessee.


Valerie Ryles

Mrs. Ryles has been employed here for 19 years and works as the scheduling coordinator. She enjoys working in the field of dentistry because it is exciting and rewarding and she’s active in community events outside of the office, especially supporting youth sports.