Charleston Living Best of the Best Reader's Choice 2017
By TERI ERRICO GRIFFIS and JENNA-LEY JAMISON
Camens Architectural Group
Start with a hand-drawn rendering of your dream home, and finish with a high-end custom reality. Camens maps homebuilders’ journeys from creation to completion with creative designs, researching trends and personalized service. They fell in love with the Lowcountry in 1982 and have been building dreams here ever since. 843-768-3800, camensarchitecturalgroup.com
O’Neill Law Firm
You can’t compare to O’Neill’s 36-years of problem-solving experience. He understands the duty of responsibility that he has to each and every client, and that’s why he’ll meet you personally, and as soon as possible, to discuss your case in detail. In addition to unbeatable experience, he has investigative resources available to assist you in gaining a clear understanding of charges against you and all available options and defenses. 843-884-9494, oneilllawfirm.com
Pleasant Family Dentist
Pleasant smiles and pleasant people await you at Pleasant Family Dentistry. Their team of caring professionals blow away customers with their excellent service and care. They warmly welcome new patients and help them fully understand the oral health issues and treatments available to them so they can be informed decision makers. 843-881-8881, pleasantfamilydentistry.com
Coastal Kids Dental & Braces
Coastal Kids dentists and orthodontists are parents just like you! They are dedicated to caring for little teeth and mouths from infancy to adulthood, as well as individuals with special needs. Their focus is creating a safe, comfortable and fun experience for kids, and an even better one for parents with five locations open Monday through Saturday.
Houzz recently dubbed CHD Interiors the “Best Customer Service” and the Lowcountry agrees! The custom interior design firm embraces the comfortable, relaxed style of the South and their expert staff adds unique touches to all their projects to ensure their clients’ homes are true reflections of their personalities. 843-357-1700, chdinteriors.com
Local TV Station
For your local Lowcountry news, you can “count on 2”! Be it the most up-to-date stories on the area, investigative features, weather, traffic and sports, they share what residents need to know, when they need to know it. Check in daily at 4:30am, 11am, 5pm, 6pm and 11pm. In between, you can follow them on Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets or watch livestreams on their websites.
There is no greater relief than having a doctor you can trust to care for your child—and Parkwood Pediatrics goes above and beyond with six incredible pediatricians on call seven days a week. Kids don’t just get sick during business hours, so parents love the weekend and holiday walk-in visits, the nurse’s hotline 24/7 and the flexibility to make appointments and requests and pay bills online.
Gyms can be overwhelming. So many machines, so many weights and so little direction. Lila Bennett wants to transform how you treat your body, and she offers tailored workout routines to improve not only your overall fitness but your energy levels. She’ll change your life in more ways than one.
Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery
You deserve to look and feel your best, and for years world-class expert Dr. Dennis Schimpf and his team have helped South Carolina residents make that happen. Whether it’s a tummy tuck or a mommy makeover you desire, Sweetgrass’ goal is to enhance, rejuvenate, and invigorate your sense of self-confidence and self-esteem by identifying, addressing, and treating cosmetic issues and concerns you may have.
Real Estate Agency
Carolina One Real Estate
There’s no place like home and Carolina One is committed to finding you the perfect one. One of the biggest real estate agencies around, they have offices throughout the Lowcountry, with real estate sales associates, mortgage loan officers and insurance professionals ready to help you buy or sell any time. carolinaonerealestate.com
Advanced Animal Care of Mount Pleasant
Advanced Animal Care is a full-service veterinary practice where furry patients have turned to for both medical care and surgery since 2001. Above all, the staff aims to enhance, improve and maintain human’s relationships with their cats and dogs, and they do so by educating clients on the proper care and welfare of their pets, as well as the practice of preventative care. 843-884-9838, advancedanimalcaremp.com
If you want the best for your big day, Calder Clark is the one—named Best Planner by Vogue and a Top Planner by Martha Stewart Weddings. During the planning process, the full-service consulting and design firm works closely with every client to create and execute the perfect wedding. Their strong vendor relationships, experience and old-fashioned know-how make them the experts in the art of fine entertaining. 843-641-0055, calderclark.com