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Haley Buff-Lindner, DMD, PhD

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Dr. Haley Buff- Lindner grew up in Hickory, North Carolina and is a graduate of Fred T. Foard High School.  Dr. Haley moved to Charleston, SC to attend the College of Charleston where she obtained a degree in Biology.  After graduation, she studied at the Medical University of South Carolina where she earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine after 4 years. While at the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Haley was also involved in scientific research and spent an additional 4 years earning a Doctor of Philosophy degree.


During her training at the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Haley realized that working with children was her passion.  After completion of her Dental Degree, she moved to Cincinnati, Ohio to complete an additional two years of training in Pediatric Dentistry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital where she received an advanced certificate in Pediatric dentistry.  She is also a member of the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric of Pediatric Dentistry.


After completion of training, Dr. Haley was ready to move back home and join the team at

Growing Smiles.  She now lives in Hickory, NC with her husband and 2 children.  Dr. Haley enjoys spending time with her family, reading and baking.