A native of Irmo South Carolina, Dr. Rob Nieders graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Biology from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society.
He then attended Dental School at the Medical University of South Carolina on a Navy Scholarship where he again graduated with honors and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He spent a year in Beaufort, SC completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot before heading overseas to the Naval Hospital in Rota, Spain as a general dentist.
After his time in the Navy, Dr. Nieders returned to Charleston to complete his specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at MUSC. He then returned home to join the dental practice he grew up in, Palmetto Smiles!
Dr. Nieders is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and serves as a Board Consultant and Board Examiner. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at MUSC and holds hospital privileges at Lexington Medical Center. He is a member of the ADA, SCDA, AAPD, SSPD, SCSPD, and attends church at Our Lady of the Hills in Irmo.
Dr. Nieders is married to his high school sweetheart and best friend and is the father of two active boys who keep him very busy with Boy Scouts, swimming, and soccer! Dr. Nieders enjoys mountain biking, camping and travel, and reads in the little bit of free time he can carve out in between driving his boys around!