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"Dr. Vargas displayed the absolute highest level of attention to detail in creating my perfect smile, and I would recommend her practice to anyone seeking dental care. Thank you Dr. Vargas and your team for creating my perfect smile!" -Cruz

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Dr. Katie Vargas

Award Winning Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Katie Vargas has a rare combination of warm personality, artistic eye, and strong clinical skills, but most importantly, she listens and gets to know each patient one-on-one, in order to custom tailor treatment plans to fit their individual needs. Dr. Katie Vargas grew up in Ontario, Canada and moved to the states when she was admitted to Princeton University. After graduating from Princeton with a bachelors degree in Chemistry,  she continued her education at Georgetown University, earning a Master of Science degree in Physiology and Biophysics. Dr. Vargas completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at New York University, where she won numerous cosmetic and operative dentistry awards, and completed an honors residency in NYU Faculty Practice. She is an American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry award winner and an Associate of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. She is dedicated to keeping up to date with the latest techniques in cosmetic and comprehensive care, and participates in numerous continuing education courses around the country.

Dr. Katie Vargas is the founder of Riverfront Dental Care. She opened the start-up practice in order to focus on her passion of cosmetic dentistry while providing access to multiple dental specialists in a single office. She has a warm personality and understands that patients often have a level of anxiety regarding their oral health and dental care. Dr. Vargas listens and gets to know her patients prior to developing a therapeutic alliance and treatment plan. Dr. Vargas is a pround miliatry wife. She lives in North Augusta, SC with her husband, Dr. Anthony Vargas, and their 2 children. In her spare time ,you can find her jogging on the North Augusta Greenway, and cooking for her family.

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Dr. Andrew Wargo

Board Certified Oral Surgeon

Dr. Wargo is a skilled clinician and surgeon with decades of experience. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois with a Biology degree, on a 4-year federal ROTC scholarship. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Northwestern University Dental School and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. Upon graduation, he was commissioned into the Army Dental Corps. He graduated from the Oral Surgery Residency Training Program at Tripler Army Medical Center. He received further training in Cleft Lip and Palate surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Wargo then spent 11 years training future Army oral surgeons until he retired from military as a Colonel. He is very excited to be a part of the Riverfront Dental Care team again.

Dr. Wargo is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a member of the South Carolina Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Wargo is a devoted husband and father and enjoys spending time with his wife, Cordie and their 5 children. They live in Harlem, GA. Dr. Wargo also enjoys Bible study, golf, cooking out, and supporting the Atlanta sports teams.

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Dr. Anthony Vargas


Dr. Anthony Vargas has a passion for his profession with a special interest in regeneration, periodontal plastic surgery, and dental implants. He is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Periodontology. He has been involved with various dental implant research projects, and has published in Clinical Advances in Periodontics – an official journal of the American Academy of Periodontology. He was featured as a speaker at the 2019 American Academy of Periodontology meeting in Chicago, IL.  

Dr. Anthony Vargas earned his Bachelor of Science degree (magna cum laude) from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. After receiving a scholarship through the U.S. Army, he went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University. NYU was where he developed his passion for the specialty of Periodontics. While at NYU, he was admitted to the honors program in periodontics, and completed an externship in periodontics at Columbia University.

After graduating, Dr. Vargas was stationed at Fort Gordon, GA where he completed a three-year residency in Periodontics at Eisenhower Army Medical Center – a program which includes heavy focus on intravenous (IV) sedation and dental implants. He simultaneously earned a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology. Dr. Vargas is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology and is board eligible with the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Anthony Vargas lives with his wife, Dr. Katie Vargas, in North Augusta. When he is not working at the office, he enjoys kayaking with his family and teaching his young children how to make home-made pizza and to play board games. The Vargas family fell in love with North Augusta when Dr. Anthony Vargas was stationed at Fort Gordon, and they decided to make it home.

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Brittany and Alyce

Registered Dental Hygienists

Brittany is a native of North Augusta, SC, and Alyce hails from the great state of Utah. Both ladles are passionate about their chosen profession of dental hygiene and are known around town for their gentle touch and warm personalities.

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CSRA's Premier Multi-specialty Dental Practice: Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Periodontics, and Implant Dentistry.

Team Approach In One Convenient Location

Riverfront Dental Care values your time, which is why we provide all of our services in-house, meeting all your dental needs in one convenient location. Perhaps your child has a cavity at the same time that you need a new dental crown, or maybe your elderly parent needs dentures with dental implants while your teenage son needs IV sedation for his wisdom teeth extractions. 

Normally, all of these appointments would require a lot of consultations around town, going to different dental offices. A multi-specialty dental practice consists of a team of dental specialists, all practicing under one roof, saving you time and money - no extra appointments or unnecessary travel needed to improve your whole family's oral health.

The Riverfront Dental Care team is made up of a dedicated team of dental professionals.  Our general dentist - Dr. Katie Vargas, oral surgeon - Dr. Andrew Wargo, and periodontist - Dr. Anthony Vargas, supported by friendly hygientist, dental assistants and administrators, work together as a team to take care of you and your family's dental needs.

A team of dental specialists = outstanding dental care.

Combined Expertise

Sometimes a dental checkup and routine cleaning with our hygienist is all you need, but sometimes additional work is necessary to restore your oral health. At Riverfront Dental Care, we are uniquely equiped to handle the simplest to the most complex of dental conditions - in house. This means that you will not have to transfer your records, travel to a new dentist's office, and pay additional consultation fees. Our dental specialists work as a team by consulting with each other to deliver whatever your dental needs may be. This team approach is less stressful for patients, and ensures that you will not have to repeat diagnostic exams, paperwork, xrays, whenever a new specialists is requried.

The Riverfront Dental Care doctors share their knowledge and expertise, and work together with one common goal in mind: excellent patient care for you and your family.

Our Offices

1069 Edgefield Road #115 | North Augusta, SC 29860

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Your New Smile Awaits

Riverfront Dental is here to help you meet your smile goals. A smile makeover is not only a budget-friendly way to improve your appearance, but will also improve your overall dental health. Our cosmetic services include dental implants, crowns, tooth-colored restorations, and more.

Call us today to request a consultation and get started on your new smile.

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Dental Implants

A dental implant is a form of tooth replacement that mimics the natural tooth, and are beneficial for your oral health in several ways. When done correctly, they look, feel, and function like natural teeth, giving you a lifetime of happy smiles.

Dental implants offer a popular and permanent way to to maintain a stable, strong and long-lasting smile.

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In-House Oral Surgery

One convenient location

Riverfront Dental Care values your time, which is why we provide all of our services in-house. Our board-certified oral surgeon, Dr. Andrew Wargo, is able to meet your oral surgery needs with the comfort of IV Sedation. By offering dental implants, bone grafting, tooth extractions, IV sedation, and a variety of other procedures in-house, we allow you to streamline your schedule and achieve smile that's right for you!

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IV Sedation

The American Dental Association estimates that 22% of Americans avoid dental visists due to fear and anxiety. If you suffer from Dental Phobia, you are not alone. Riverfront Dental Care offers many levels of sedation to help you ease your dental anxiety. IV Sedation is an effective way to combat dental phobia. It is sometimes referred to as 'twilight' or 'sleep' dentistry. In a safe and controlled environment, you will feel relaxed and at peace, and still be in a position to respond to the dentist's requests and questions. The dental procedures will be completed before the sedatives wear off, and most people have very vague or no recollection of the procedure. Riverfront Dental Care doctors can perform multiple procedures in one visit, with the help of IV sedation. This means that patients who need extensive dental care can receive treatments in fewer visits. This not only reduces the fear and apprehension associated with dental visits, but also cuts down on dental care costs.    

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Andrew Wargo, DDS
Anthony Vargas, DDS, MS

1069 Edgefield Road #115
North Augusta, SC 29860

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Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 3:00pm

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