Dr. Gabrielle Cannick is driven by a deep passion for restoring optimal oral health and transforming lives through dentistry. With an unwavering dedication to patient care, she finds immense joy in witnessing the moment when her patients’ faces light up with newfound confidence upon seeing their beautiful smiles.
Beyond the realm of aesthetics, Dr. Cannick is motivated by the knowledge that she can make a tremendous difference in the lives of individuals who struggle with obstructive sleep apnea. This profound impact is what fuels her enthusiasm as she enters the office each day, excited to change and save lives through her practice.
Recognizing the importance of a cohesive and diligent dental team, Dr. Cannick takes immense pride in working alongside the best professionals in the field. Together, they approach each patient with the utmost professionalism and a deep commitment to providing exceptional care.
Dr. Cannick understands that every patient is a unique individual with their own set of concerns, and she and her team are dedicated to attentively addressing and treating those concerns. Listening with empathy and delivering compassionate care are values that hold great significance to her.
Dr. Cannick’s journey in dentistry began in 2009 when she joined her father’s dental practice in Charleston as an associate dentist. However, her passion for helping others eventually led her to Anderson, where she embarked on a new chapter by establishing Grand Oaks Dental in September 2013. For Dr. Cannick, entering the dental field was a natural choice, driven by her desire to empower others through transformative smiles and optimal oral health. She firmly believes that changing a person’s smile and ensuring their oral well-being can truly change their life, instilling them with confidence and security.
With her compassionate nature and dedication to helping others, Dr. Gabrielle Cannick is a dentist who approaches her profession with genuine care and a commitment to making a positive impact. Through her expertise and genuine passion for dentistry, she is devoted to improving lives a smile at a time.
Excellence in Education
Gabrielle F. Cannick, DMD, PhD, D.ABDSM, is a highly accomplished and respected dental professional with extensive education in dental sleep medicine. She completed her undergraduate studies at Furman University, graduating cum laude with a B.S. degree in 2001. Driven by her passion for dentistry, she pursued further education at the Medical University of South Carolina, where she earned both her Doctorate of Dental Medicine and Ph.D. in 2009.
Continuing her pursuit of excellence, Dr. Cannick furthered her expertise in dental sleep medicine by engaging in ongoing education provided by The American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM). As the leading national testing organization for dentists who treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea using oral appliance therapy, the ABDSM represents the highest standard of competence in the field.
Earning Diplomate status from the ABDSM is a unique honor that recognizes special competency in dental sleep medicine. Dr. Cannick treats snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy, an effective treatment that is covered by most insurance plans.
- American Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- South Carolina Dental Association
- Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
- American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
- American Academy for Oral Systemic Health
Membership in organized dental associations provides Dr. Cannick with access to educational resources and practice management tools that help her serve her patients better by providing the highest quality of care in the treatment of oral health conditions.
Outside the Office
Dr. Cannick has been happily married to her amazing husband, a radiation oncologist and U.S. Navy veteran, since August 2002. Together, they are proud parents of four daughters and a son, creating a loving and lively household. Adding to the joyful chaos, they share their home with four dogs, nine fish, and even a leopard gecko!
Beyond their family adventures, Dr. Cannick and her loved ones find joy in the great outdoors. They are avid gardeners, nurturing plants and enjoying the beauty of nature. Hiking is a cherished activity that allows them to explore scenic trails and create lasting memories. Dr. Cannick also finds delight in the world of music, attending musical theater shows and appreciating the transformative power of melodies.
Dr. Cannick’s passion for general health and wellness extends beyond her dental expertise. She leads her family in embracing a wholesome lifestyle, constantly exploring new and healthy recipes. She personally maintains a disciplined exercise routine that encompasses yoga, weightlifting, and cardio workouts, all of which emphasize the importance of physical well-being.
A Focus on Community
Dr. Gabrielle Cannick is deeply committed to serving and giving back to her community in Anderson. Her dedication extends beyond the walls of her dental practice, as she actively engages in various volunteer roles and community organizations.
A former volunteer dentist with the Anderson Free Clinic, she has provided her expertise to those in need of dental care. Dr. Cannick also supports Meals on Wheels of Anderson, recognizing the importance of nourishment and care for the elderly and homebound. Additionally, she takes pride in her involvement as a Girl Scout troop Leader, to nurture the growth and development of young girls.
Actively engaged in her local church, Dr. Cannick’s faith guides her in making a positive impact. Serving on the Board of Visitors at Tri-County Technical College, the Foothills Community Foundation board of directors, and the Rocky River Conservancy board, she actively contributes to the betterment of her community. Since moving to Anderson in 2012, Dr. Cannick has been inspired by the welcoming nature of the community and feels honored to give back through her service.