About Dr. Hardin

Dr. Hardin graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and the Medical University of South Carolina, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. After dental school, Dr. Hardin completed two years of general practice residency in New York City and then went on to specialty training in an orthodontic residency program at St. Louis University obtaining a Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Hardin is excited to be back in the upstate to serve the community he grew up in.

Away from the classroom, Dr. Hardin is married to Mary Alice and loves to spend time with his family as well as golfing and watching his Clemson Tigers.

About Dr. Buddy Davis

Dr. Buddy Davis is an orthodontist who is dedicated to building a strong community of smiles by both giving his patients healthy smiles and by helping the community. A practicing orthodontist since 2008, Dr. Buddy opened two locations at Davis Orthodontics to offer cutting-edge treatment with an emphasis on friendliness, openness and superior customer service. Through his practice, Dr. Buddy is able to marry his love of people and hearing their unique stories with his ability to provide quality orthodontic care to improve patients’ self-esteem. He knows when his patients feel confident interacting with the world, it enriches their own lives and those of everyone around him.

Education

Dr. Buddy has always enjoyed school and graduated cum laude from both Furman University with a bachelor’s degree in health and exercise science and the University of Louisville, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He was also honored with membership in the Delphi Society and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society during his time at the University of Louisville. After dental school, Dr. Buddy completed his specialty training in an orthodontic residency program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident and obtaining a Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He wrapped things up with post-residency craniofacial and surgical orthodontic fellowship training.

Away from the classroom, Dr. Buddy excelled on the golf course. He was an All Southern Conference golfer and Most Valuable Player on the Furman’s men’s golf team. He was even named a Cleveland Golf Academic All American two consecutive years.

Professional Associations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • South Carolina Dental Association
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • South Carolina Association of Orthodontists
  • Piedmont Dental Society
  • Greenville County Dental Society