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David K. Oyster, DMD, MS
Clinical Instructor
Division of Periodontics
Department of Stomatology
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

Contact Information
Sewee Dental Care
2928 Highway 17 North
Mt. Pleasant, SC
oysterclam@aol.com
843-845-8856

Biography
Originally from California, Dr. David Oyster received his B. S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1974. After serving as a Line Officer for five years, he then pursued and received his D.M.D. degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1985. He reentered the Navy, first serving as a General Dentist for seven years. He completed his Periodontics Specialty Residency in 1994, at the National Naval Dental School, in Bethesda, MD., and concurrently earned his Masters Degree in Oral Biology from George Washington University. After a tour in Jacksonville, FL, and another in Charleston, SC., he retired from the Navy in 2002 after twenty-one and a half years of active duty, to enter private practice. Dr. Oyster is a Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology, and past Fellow, American Academy of General Dentistry. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, College of Dentistry, Division of Periodontics. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Board of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, the SCDA, and other professional organizations. He has lectured for the Navy as well as dental societies and study clubs. He is married to the former Deborah Medalen and has lived in Mt. Pleasant since 1998. Hobbies include swimming, tennis, boating, water and snow skiing.

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