About Your Dentist – Smiles at Carolina Forest

About Your Dentist

William Harding, DMD

My Mission

What I enjoy most about being a dentist is being able to help so many different people improve their smiles and increase their self-confidence. I want each of my patients to be able to say that theyve never felt so comfortable at the dentist after they visit our practice.

Education

Boston University Boston, MA

Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA

Continuing Education

Dr. Harding seeks out a variety of advanced training opportunities in order to provide his patients with the most up-to-date services in dentistry.

Derek Hayes, DMD

"A dentist gets to the root of the problem."

My Mission

"As a dental professional, our obligation to every patient is to be a continuous student who learns the best and most effective ways to treat and prevent dental disease. Making patients feel comfortable and at ease during the duration of an office visit is of the utmost importance to show how much we care about them. We love educating patients on ways to improve their oral health and insure no tooth is left behind."

Education

University of Louisville, Bachelor of Arts in Biology – Louisville, KY

University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Louisville, KY

Professional Memberships

Dr. Hayes is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, Pee Dee Dental Association and South Carolina Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Hayes grew up in Kentucky and relocated to South Carolina looking for new opportunities in his career. He is newly married to his beautiful wife, Sasha, and they have a chocolate Labrador named Warren. When he isn't practicing dentistry, Dr. Hayes enjoys cooking, traveling, technology, music, and watching and playing sports. He loves new experiences to try and better himself by gaining knowledge every day.