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Welcome to Smith & Manus Dentistry!

Dr. Smith and Manus and our entire team welcome you to our family-conferred dental practice! We have been providing quality dental care to the citizens of southeast Georgia for 35 years. Dr. Smith and Manus are a husband and wife team. Dr. Smith primarily treats our adult patients while Dr. Manus focuses on children and adolescent patients.

Our philosophy is to treat you just as we would desire to be treated. Our focus is on a compoassionate relationship with every patient, as we seek to restore and maintain optimal dental health for all. We want you to be confident that your smile achieves your goals for comfort, function and appearance. We are here to make that happen.

We understand that choosing a dentist is an important decision. After all, your smile is your greatest asset and says a lot about your overall health. From the moment you walk in the door, you'll be welcomed by a caring team in a relaxed, stress-free environment where the whole family can feel at ease.

Smith & Manus Dentistry offers a full range of general & cosmetic dental treatments at our office to help you achieve your perfect smile, such as teeth whitening, crowns, preventive care or implants. We utilize the latest in dental technology and techniques in order to offer you the best preventive care and treatment available.

To learn more about our comprehensive service offering, talented Waycross dentists and office procedures, take a few moments to look over the informative pages on our website. For additional information, you can always contact our office by stopping in or calling.

Relax with confidence at Smith & Manus Dentistry. We're your neighbors and we're here to help you maximize the health of your smile!


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I have known Matt since he was a teenager. All the staff are very polite and professional."
    Virginia B.
  • "As always, I continue to receive outstanding service. If my visit is a routine checkup and cleaning, or an emergency situation that can't wait, I always receive superior service with a friendly atmosphere from everyone involved. I couldn't asked to be treated any better."
    David H.
  • "The staff is ALWAYS so friendly and kind. Each one is so down to earth and makes you feel comfortable. They are so helpful with scheduling appts around my work schedule in a timely manner. The office is very clean and nice. Going to the dentist is a pleasant experience. I'm so thankful I use them as my dentist! I HIGHLY recommend them all!"
    Lynn T.
  • "Excellent care and service. Very good COVID-19 safety protocols!"
    Sarah S.
  • "Always a pleasure to be in your office! Thank you for always being so professionally attentive. We have loved our relationship with you all for so many years!"
    Paula J.
  • "The folks at the office all the way from up front to in the back are a real pleasure to see and be interactive with. I love my dentist office!"
    David T.
  • "Dr. Smith is an excellent dentist and his entire staff is awesome!"
    Lisa R.
  • "We love our Dentist and all the staff! We feel like family every time we walk in!"
    Meghan J.
  • "Smith and Manus is an awesome dental office. I have been using them for over 15 years and have always been treated great. The staff members are all awesome."
    Tanya B.
  • "Excellent. Always thorough and efficient. Great customer service"
    Donna C.
  • "Visiting Smith & Manus Dentistry gives my family and me more reasons to smile."
    The Johnson Family
  • "Dr. Smith provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most."
    Jennifer R.

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8:20 am-5:00 pm


8:20 am-5:00 pm


8:20 am-5:00 pm


8:20 am-5:00 pm


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