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Meet our team

Our team was built with a shared goal - to give patients their dream smile. Get to know us!

Dena S. Paulk, DMD

"I have devoted my career to complete family dental care and providing treatment for patients in all stages of life. It brings me great joy and gratification knowing that I help to restore and maintain my patients' oral health and their smiles."

Meet the doctor

Dena S. Paulk, DMD

Dr. Scherer grew up in a small farming community in South Georgia and has remained a lifelong resident of Georgia to this day. Upon graduation from Dental School, she and her husband, Dr. Chip Scherer, relocated to Madison, Georgia, where they have resided for the past 15 years. Dr. Scherer is the mother of three beautiful children, Chase (18), Camryn (16), and Chyler (13). She and her family believe in serving their community and are active members of Madison Presbyterian Church. In her spare time, Dr. Scherer enjoys running, exercising, reading, cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.


Dr. Scherer stays current with the latest advances in dentistry by participating in continuing education courses. She is a Board Certified Dentist, and a member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, and the Eastern District Dental Society.


Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Medical College of Georgia – Georgia Regents University – Augusta, Georgia
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
University of Georgia – Athens, Georgia
Associate’s Degree
South Georgia College – Douglas, Georgia

"We are passionate about providing patients with quality, comprehensive oral health care in a comfortable and welcoming environment."