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Prescriber Checkup

Top Dentist Prescribers in South Carolina

Top Prescribers

Providers are grouped by the primary specialty they listed when applying for a national health ID number. This doesn’t necessarily mean the person has special training or certification. Specialty is self-reported by providers and may have changed. Patients and claims shown are for Medicare Part D only.

Prescriber Claims Filled Total Cost Medicare Part D Patients Claims for Brand Name Drugs Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
ROBERT SCOTT

Dentist

828

$3,720

469
240 are 65+

N/A

$4
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

TOMMY CANTRELL D.M.D.

Dentist

558

$4,717

289
176 are 65+

N/A

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

JOHN DAVIS DMD

Dentist

540

$3,307

265
95 are 65+

N/A

$6
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

JOHN COVINGTON

Dentist

531

$2,844

294
173 are 65+

N/A

$5
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

ABDEL DARENSBURG D.D.S.

Dentist

507

$3,754

262
149 are 65+

N/A

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

TRACE RUTHERFORD D.D.S.

Dentist

347

$2,932

77
38 are 65+

N/A

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

TAUREAN HODGES DDS

Dentist

315

$2,390

128
75 are 65+

N/A

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

RICHARD YOUNG DMD

Dentist

309

$7,033

153
133 are 65+

7%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 0%

$23
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

JAMES THORNTON DMD

Dentist

286

$2,926

158
133 are 65+

N/A

$10
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

JOHN CLARK

Dentist

262

$3,924

132
80 are 65+

6%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 0%

$15
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

CARL HENDERSON DMD

Dentist

253

$1,770

64
27 are 65+

N/A

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

EDWARD MURPHY DMD

Dentist

250

$2,013

86
81 are 65+

N/A

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

AARON CARNER DMD, MS

Dentist

247

$4,598

103
92 are 65+

4%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 0%

$19
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

RUGES STOCKTON

Dentist

245

$1,796

78
22 are 65+

N/A

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

DAVID DIXSON DMD

Dentist

241

$1,337

130
83 are 65+

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 0%

$6
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

DENO CHRYSOSTOM DMD

Dentist

218

$1,460

114
76 are 65+

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 0%

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

JED TEPPER D.M.D.

Dentist

212

$1,560

114
69 are 65+

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 0%

$7
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

THOMAS ROLLAR

Dentist

208

$1,177

110
86 are 65+

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 0%

$6
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

JAMES SANDERS DMD

Dentist

199

$2,234

73
68 are 65+

N/A

$11
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

DONALD GREGORY DMD

Dentist

196

$1,113

161
74 are 65+

N/A

$6
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

KEVIN WILLIAMS DMD

Dentist

194

$1,050

106
30 are 65+

N/A

$5
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

JOHN FINUCANE D.M.D.

Dentist

190

$1,547

112
96 are 65+

N/A

$8
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

WASHINGTON RAY DDS

Dentist

190

$934

102
45 are 65+

N/A

$5
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

CEMERON LONGSTREET D.D.S.

Dentist

189

$768

119
80 are 65+

0%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 0%

$4
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

ROBERT SHANNON DDS

Dentist

184

$1,053

86
69 are 65+

N/A

$6
Average prescription price

Avg: $8

Sources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; National Technical Information Service; First Databank