Plantation Dental St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Plantation Dentistry Best Dentist on St Simons Island

Meet the Staff

Dr. Hopkins

Dr. Charles T. Hopkins, III DMD is a native of Griffin, Georgia having spent many summer days on St. Simons during his childhood years. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Biology and went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical College of Georgia. After graduation from dental school, Dr. Hopkins (Chase) was awarded a one-year fellowship in Oral Surgery at Georgia Regents University in Augusta. During that time he received training in advanced surgical techniques, placement location of dental implants for maximum patient benefit, as well as IV sedation techniques. He will provide routine Oral Surgery, Cosmetic and General Restorative Services in the practice. Dr. Hopkins and his wife Anna, recently moved to St. Simons and attend Wesley United Methodist Church.

Dr. Melton

Dr. Jack H. Melton DMD was born and raised in the Brunswick area. He entered the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry and gained a doctor of dental medicine degree. He turned to his home town area and established his practice, wanting to be part of the community that had meant so much to him in childhood. He enjoys providing dental care to his patients in a relaxed and personal setting so that members of the Plantation Dental patient family can attain and maintain their highest level of dental health. Dr. Melton’s dental interests include general family dentistry as well as restorative and cosmetic procedures for both natural teeth and dental implants. His free time interests include hunting, boating, and pursuance of those elusive finned creatures that inhabit our local waters.

L to R: Polly Hyde- Dental Assistant, Robin Strickland- Front Office
Jennifer Jimenez- Dental Hygienist, Erika Groover- Dental Hygienist
Lacey Janousek- Dental Assistant

Contact Us

Plantation Dental Associates

300 Main Street Suite 101
Plantation Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
p: 912-638-9001

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday 8:30-5:00
Tuesday and Thursday 8:00- 3:30
Friday 8:00-12:00

Financial Matters


Our dental office offers financing through CareCredit, a dental/medical credit card company. CareCredit provides financing for a variety of dental, medical, and cosmetic procedures. If you would like smaller monthly payments over a longer duration, CareCredit also offers extended payment plans.

Visit for information regarding their plans and qualifications.

As a courtesy, our office will file your insurance for you. If your insurance requires a deductible, it will be collected at the time of service. For your convenience, we accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover.

Plantation Denta-Care Plan

We are now pleased to offer an In house plan for patients who do not have dental insurance.

Features of our plan include:

  • No preauthorization is required
  • No annual maximum
  • No deductible
  • No waiting period for treatment
  • Cosmetic procedures included

Plantation Denta-Care Membership Benefits:

  • Initial comprehensive exam, necessary x-rays, and prophylaxis (D1110) with fluoride
  • Six month check up exam and prophylaxis
  • One urgent care exam and x-ray
  • Necessary dental procedures completed within 12 months of enrollment will be discounted 10% if paid in full at time of service by check or cash. If paid in full by credit card discounted 5% at time of service. Includes cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening, veneers, and crowns.

Annual Cost:  Individual Plan- $285.00
Annual Cost for each additional Individual family member:  $195.00

There’s no ID card or member number to bring. All of your membership information will be kept in your personal electronic record. Your effective date is the day you sign up and your renewal date is the same date every year.

Plantation Denta-Care Application

Denta-Care Plan Particulars

  • Plantation Denta-Care Plan is a dental discount plan and NOT dental insurance nor can it be combined with any other dental insurance
  • Plan is valid only at Plantation Dental Associates, 300 Main Street Suite 101, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
  • If the need arises for our dentists to refer you to a specialist, the specialist will not offer the discount
  • Fees associated with membership and benefits are non-transferable and non-refundable
  • No refunds given if patient elects to not use benefits during the membership enrollment year
  • Unused benefits cannot be transferred to the following enrollment year. We encourage our patients to take full advantage of their discount benefits i.e. “use them or lose them!”
  • Plan is subject to yearly modification
  • Should dental treatment be required following any type of injury whereby outside medical, auto, disability, or workers comp insurance are involved, this discount plan cannot be used
  • Plan fees are valid only when paid at the time of enrollment
  • All payments for treatment by cash or check are due at time of service to receive the discounted fee
  • Any services that are received and not paid for at time of service will be billed at the non discounted customary fee
  • If you choose to extend payments using CareCredit or other third party financing options, the restorative treatment discount cannot be applied due to merchant fees
  • This plan discount cannot be combined with any other offers

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