Community outreach

Our Commitment to Giving Back

At Solomon Dental Management, our dedication to service extends far beyond the walls of our dental practices. We are deeply rooted in the Summerville community and believe in the power of giving back. Our commitment to community outreach is driven by a simple yet profound belief: we care about the people around us and prioritize making a positive impact in as many ways as possible.

Roses In Concrete

Roses In Concrete (RIC) is more than just a nonprofit organization to us—it's a beacon of hope and growth. With its 501(c)(3) status, RIC provides essential curriculum-based mentorship focusing on self-advocacy, workplace readiness, post-secondary education, and career readiness. We are honored to support RIC's mission, and our own Dr. Zac Carnevale takes pride in personally distributing school supplies to children in need within our community.In these efforts, we are not just sponsors but active participants. Pictured above are Dr. Jason Solomon's children alongside RIC founder Cyrus Birch III, embodying the spirit of community service that we cherish.

She Tris

We are a proud sponsor of She Tris, an organization with a mission close to our hearts. She Tris creates a welcoming and supportive triathlon environment for women and girls of all experience levels. Their work aligns with our values of health, empowerment, and community. Celebrating the winner of our donated raffle prize, we continue to cheer on these incredible athletes who inspire us with their determination and strength.

Support for Local Schools

Our involvement with local schools is a cornerstone of our community outreach. We proudly sponsor educational institutions by providing essential dental supplies such as toothbrushes, floss, and toothpaste. Our goal is to ignite a passion for dental hygiene in children, emphasizing that it is not just a routine but an important life skill.

20/20 Youth Organization

20/20 Youth Organization believes in the champion in every youth athlete. We share their vision and are committed to empowering young athletes in Charleston, SC. By supporting low-cost organized leagues, camps, clinics, academic assistance, and student-athlete support groups, we help ensure that every young athlete has the resources they need to excel both on and off the field.

Join Us in Making a Difference

We invite you to join us in our outreach efforts. Whether by volunteering, participating in events, or contributing to the causes we support, your involvement can make a real difference in the lives of those around us. Together, we can continue to plant roses in the concrete of our community, nurturing growth, and fostering hope for a brighter future.

Miranda Knotts

Head of Front Office

Miranda was born and raised in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, where she remains. She graduated from Timberland High School in 2007.

At the age of 15, she started her first job at Berkeley Prosthetic Laboratory, which is a family-owned dental laboratory. This started the path for her career choice in dentistry.

At 22, she began her career at Solomon Family Dentistry in 2011. She started her employment as a front desk administrator. She has now become the office manager for all our locations. She truly cares about our patients and goes above and beyond to help them. In Miranda’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her son and attending her church, Hickory Grove IPHC.

Tama Martello, RDH

Head of Hygiene & Compliance

Tama Martello, our Director of Hygiene, has been immersed in the dental world for over 35 years. Her father was a dentist, and she worked alongside him, managing the front desk, serving as a certified dental assistant, and then attending hygiene school. She has been a licensed dental hygienist for 27 years now. Tama has also held the Regional Operations Manager role and consulted on best practices across the country. She possesses a deep passion for the dental industry and excels in connecting with patients, doctors, and team members. Working at Solomon Family Dentistry has brought her career full circle, reminding her of the values her father’s practice instilled in her: prioritizing patient care and truly understanding patients’ needs and desires, ensuring they look forward to returning to the dentist. In her leisure time, Tama enjoys reading and spending time outdoors with her fiancé and her rescue dog, Bones.

Katie Connolly

Head of Dental Assistants & Compliance

Katie Connolly is our Clinical Leader of Dental Assisting and Compliance. She manages and trains our dental assisting clinical staff. Katie started at Solomon Family Dentistry as a part-time dental assistant in 2008 and shortly thereafter became a full-time employee in 2009. Over the last 15 years, she has grown with the organization, ensuring that the entire team diligently provides optimal care and infection prevention. She has developed a training and development program for our dental assistants to support them in acquiring clinical knowledge and advancing their professional growth.

Katie is a graduate of Purdue University with a Master’s in Education – Learning Design and Technology. She earned a Bachelor of Science from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2010 and a diploma from an ADA-accredited program in dental assisting at Western Wisconsin Technical College in 2005. Katie became a Certified Dental Assistant in 2006 and is Certified in Dental Infection Prevention and Control through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).

Since 2006, Katie has worked as a chairside assistant, office manager, and trainer in the clinical setting. In 2018, she decided to pursue her passion for sharing her knowledge in dental assisting by joining the team at Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC, as adjunct faculty. She has taught dental assisting courses in clinical skills, ethics and professionalism, dental morphology, oral biology, dental materials, dental radiography, dental specialties, and nitrous oxide-oxygen conscious sedation. Katie shares her passion for dental assisting with the community by volunteering with the Dream Center Clinic through Seacoast Church in North Charleston. She is the current president of the South Carolina Dental Assistants Association.

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