Royal Crest Centre for Advanced Dentistry is very happy to have Dennis Novia, M.D. as a part of our Anesthesia Team. Dr. Novia is a Medical Doctor Anesthesiologist and accommodates our patients who request General Anesthesia Sedation for their dental work to be completed. With the addition of Dr. Novia and our Anesthesia team, we can offer No Needles Treatment as he can use specific medications and inhaled anesthetics to help you sleep as you get your treatment completed.
Dr. Novia was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and completed his undergraduate work at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attended Medical School at The Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, graduating with his Medical Doctor degree in 1981. He completed his internship in Hershey Pennsylvania at Penn State University’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Novia then completed a two year Residency in the Anesthesiology Department of the same medical center. He then completed a two year Fellowship in Cardio-Thoracic Anesthesiology at the LAC-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Novia became a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology in 1985. He then became an Assistant Professor in Clinical nesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology at the LAC-USC Medical Center and came to SC and joined a private practice, Anesthesia Associates, P.A, working with Spartanburg Regional’s Mary Black Hospital Department of Anesthesiology. In 1989, he began working for The Department of Anesthesiology of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. Dr. Novia’s training has afforded him the knowledge to competently sedate any patient in our office of any ag e who is medically compromised, has a very severe needle phobia, or who has unfortunately been restrained for dental work in the past. He offers great care to our patients and our patients sleep so well during their procedure and do not have any memory of their procedure or any pain while our Dentist is completing their treatment. Dr. Dennis Novia is married and has three daughters. He enjoys archery, canoeing, hunting, fishing, and gardening.