Here at Ford Avenue Family Dentistry, we believe that a smile tells a thousand words, and we are dedicated to giving our patients high-quality dental care. We offer a full range of dental services, so all of your family's needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your smile, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (912) 756-2936!

Ray Wallace III, DMD

Dr. Ray Wallace has been practicing dentistry since 2016 in Savannah and since January 2018 in Richmond Hill. He became the owner of Ford Avenue Family Dentistry (formally Copenhaver Dental) on November 1, 2018. He is excited to head up the existing team from Copenhaver Dental in the pursuit of excellence in family care and restorative dentistry.

He earned his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Georgia in 2009. He then went on to pursue his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry at the College of Dental Medicine in Augusta, Georgia, graduating in May of 2015. Following his graduation in June of 2015, he entered a one-year general practice residency also at the College of Dental Medicine. His advanced training in this residency focused on placement of dental implants, implant-supported dentures, IV conscious sedation, root canals, extractions, Invisalign® and ClearCorrect orthodontics. Dr. Wallace is an active member in the American Dental Association® and also the Georgia Dental Association.

Growing up in Savannah gave Dr. Wallace a love for boating, fishing and the outdoors. In his spare time, he enjoys incorporating these activities into his family time with his wife, Anna, his two children, Nora and Ray, and the family pet, Nitro.

Catherine T. Bordlemay, DMD

Dr. Cathy Bordlemay graduated with honors from the University of Georgia with a degree in microbiology. She went on to the Medical College of Georgia to pursue dentistry and graduated in 2006. She has been in practice in the area for over ten years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Justin, and her children, Tristan and Peyton.

Pankti Patel, DMD

Dr. Pankti Patel graduated from the University of Georgia with honors and a microbiology degree in 2015. She completed her dental training at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. She practiced in South Carolina before relocating to Richmond Hill to be closer to her family. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, staying active and spending time with family and friends. Her goal is to deliver the highest quality dental care possible and keep her patients fully informed of their treatment options while also encouraging them to ask questions. You can expect a comprehensive approach to dental health to help you have a healthy, balanced smile.