Charleston Aesthetics is a division of Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery.

Empathetic, Courteous and Compassionate

Our attentive oral and facial surgeons offer the highest standard of care.  We will take the time to answer each and every question you may have, ensuring your comfort and confidence from the very beginning. 

All of our oral and facial surgeons are surgically trained in a hospital-based residency program alongside medical residents, focusing on the complexity of the anatomical facial structures, specifically the mouth and jaw. Experts in dental implants with over a 99% success rate, full mouth restoration procedures, wisdom teeth extraction, corrective jaw surgery and reconstructive surgery for facial trauma — all with a passion for medicine and for continued professional growth.


Board-certified, highly trained doctors with a combined 48 years of experience in oral surgery

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Dr. Edward R. Strauss DMD, MD

A Summa Cum Laude from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Dr. Strauss went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now known as Rutgers University). He completed a 6-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, which is part of the Rutgers University Health Care System. Dr. Strauss was elected Chief Resident during his final year.

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Dr. Aaron P. Sarathy DMD

Dr. Sarathy graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina and then entered the US Navy on active duty. He is currently in the Army National Guard. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD/Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC and at Naval Hospital in Bethesda. He was appointed to the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at the Naval Hospital in Beaufort, SC.

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Dr. A. Drane Oliphant DMD, MD

Dr. Oliphant graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Honors Program at The Citadel and was awarded the President’s Medal for most outstanding senior cadet. He earned a Degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from MUSC and graduated with honors from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine with a Degree of Doctor of Medicine. He served as Chief Resident in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

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Dr. D. Graham Lee DMD

Dr. D. Graham Lee is a Greenville, South Carolina native who attended the University of SC and graduated from the Honors College Summa Cum Laude, Valedictorian. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of SC, where he graduated in the top of his class. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at MUSC. Dr. Lee travels to Haiti annually for mission trips and dental outreach.

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