Our Dentists

Lake Garner, DMD

Dr. Lake Garner was born and raised in Magee, Mississippi, and attended Simpson Academy. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern Mississippi and then attended dental school at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry in Jackson, MS. Dr. Garner has practiced dentistry since 1996.

From a young age, Dr. Garner followed his entrepreneurial spirit. He chose dentistry as his profession because of his delight in working with his hands, his enjoyment of interacting with others, and the opportunity to practice as a businessman. Beginning with one small dental practice, Dr. Garner spearheaded the complete growth and expansion of Garner Dental Group into what is now 23 locations in several states.

Long-time residents of Hattiesburg, MS, Dr. Garner and his wife, Michelle have been married for over 20 years. They have three children, Gage, Landon, and Cannon. Gage is in real estate in the Hattiesburg area. Landon and her husband, Tyler, currently live in Jackson, as Landon is following her father’s footsteps and studying to become a dentist. Cannon is attending Louisiana State University.

The Garners are active in the Hattiesburg community, including supporting key charitable organizations such as the Pink Ribbon Fund and Hub City Humane Society. Dr. Garner and Michelle participated on the Emmy-winning CBS television show “The Amazing Race” and were one of the final teams. Dr. Garner’s reality show, “The Tooth Hurts”, is now in its third season and can be viewed on local channels as well as YouTube.

In his limited free time, Dr. Garner enjoys an active lifestyle including working out, playing golf, and time spent outdoors with his dogs. The Garner family is tight knit and can often be found traveling or attending sporting events together.

Frank O. Winn, DDS

Dr. Frank Winn received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in 1976 from Louisiana State University. He then graduated from the LSU School of Dentistry with his DDS degree in 1980. Dr. Winn continues his dental education bimonthly and is a member of the American Dental Association and the International Team for Implantology.

Dr. Winn has been married to his wife, Valerie, since 1982. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Gautier, and he is a past-president and a Paul Harris Fellow. His goal as a dentist is to provide the best possible treatment in the most comfortable manner for all of the patients who visit our practice.

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