Dr. Heather Duncan
DVM, Diplomate AVDC
Dr. Duncan attended NC State for her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University in 2005 and then practiced general medicine in Tampa, FL for 2 ½ years. While in general practice, she found that she had a special interest in the oral trauma and dental cases and pursued a dental residency. She completed a 3 year Dental Residency Program at the Animal Dental Centers of Baltimore and Annapolis, MD and became a Board-Certified Veterinary Dentist in 2014. Dr. Duncan joined Upstate Veterinary Specialists in April of 2013.
Her special interests include: Involved oral surgeries (such as maxillectomies/mandibulectomies); Endodontics (root canal therapies, vital pulp therapies); Advanced surgical extractions; Jaw fracture repairs; Periodontal therapies (closed root planing/open root planing and bone grafting); and Prosthodontics (composite restorations and placement of crowns). She also loves to share her knowledge of veterinary dentistry by giving lectures throughout the country to veterinary students, veterinary technicians and other veterinarians.
In her free time, Dr. Duncan enjoys traveling, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, going to the beach, going to the gym, volunteering for the community, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Beth Romig
DVM, Practice Limited to Veterinary Dentistry/Oral Surgery
Dr. Romig grew up in Columbia, SC. After earning her BS in Animal Science at Clemson University, she attended the University of Georgia for veterinary school. She stayed at UGA for an additional year as an ambulatory intern in large animal medicine, surgery and theriogenology; she then filled in as the interim intern in the zoological medicine service. Dr. Romig moved to Greenville, SC in 2010 with her husband, Bryan. After spending 4 years in general small animal practice and working at the Greenville Zoo, she moved to San Diego, CA to pursue a residency in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery. She moved back to Greenville in 2016 and is working towards board certification in small animal and equine dentistry. Her special Interests include dentistry in zoo and exotic species. Dr. Romig and her husband are glad to be back near the Blue Ridge Mountains where they can spend time enjoying the outdoors with their dog, Blue.