Doctor & Staff

Trinity Dental Center takes great pride in being a family-oriented dental practice. We care about all of our patients personally, and strive to develop lasting relationships with all who enter our office. Please read through this brief introduction of our office staff, and if you are looking for a new family dentist, feel free to come in and meet with us personally.


Qualifications of the Dental Staff

Dr. Robert A. Berkowitz was born in New York City and is the oldest of the late Philip and Marjorie Berkowitz’s four sons. His undergraduate work was at Rutgers University and his dental degree is from New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Berkowitz also completed his General Practice Residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City and served in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps. His greatest loves are for the Lord Jesus Christ and his family, which includes a daughter, Nicole Zoee; son, Stefan; and three wonderful grandsons, Dominick, Jadon and Nickolaus.

Office Staff

Nicole Berkowitz, Office Manager, is the daughter of Dr. Berkowitz. She grew up in Beaufort, SC. She is the mother of Jadon, Nickolaus and Dominick. Nicole has been in customer service since 1996 and has an extensive background in finances, as well as insurance.




Teena Vaughn Blakely is our Front Office Specialist; born and raised in Anderson, she has a degree in Office Administration from Tri-County Technical College. Teena is married to Ken Blakely from Honea Path; together they have four children and six grandchildren son Kevin and wife Abbie their children Kori and Trent; daughter Deanna her sons Hunter and Michael Chase, daughter Blair Trotter and husband Derrick their children Bella and William Jayce he will be here in January of 2014, and daughter Merritt. Teena also owns and operates Maids for You Cleaning service since 1994.

Hygiene Department

Jenny Lathrop grew up in Atlanta, GA. She is the daughter of Tom and Linda Ackerman. Jenny has been married to Ernie Lathrop since 1993. She has three sons Josh, Patrick, and Chase. She also has 2 grandsons Brayden and Mason. Jenny has worked as a dental hygienist since 1995 and has enjoyed working for Dr. Berkowitz since 1998.  

Dental Assistants

Allysa Brown has been married to Steve Brown since 1997. They have two wonderful children, a daughter, Jordan; and a son, Seth. Allysa graduated from Tri-County Tech’s Expanded Duty Dental Assisting program in 2005.