About Us:

Dr. Tradd Harter has been creating classic smiles for more than a decade. A South Carolina native, Dr. Harter received his BS in Biology from Furman University and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (DMD) from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine in Charleston, S.C. Dr. Harter completed a residency program in orthodontics at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, where he earned a certificate in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Dr. Harter and his wife, Betsy, have lived in Athens since 1999. They have two sons, Gavin and Aidan.

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Tradd Harter has been creating classic smiles since 1999. An Anderson, South Carolina, native, Dr. Harter and his wife, Betsy, were drawn to the Athens area because of the community’s love of family, food, and of course football! A photographer, motorcycle enthusiast, and hunter, Dr. Harter enjoys all of the natural beauty that Northeast Georgia’s outdoors has to offer.

Dr. Harter received his B.S. in Biology from Furman University and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (DMD) from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine in Charleston, S.C. Dr. Harter completed a residency program in orthodontics at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, where he earned a certificate in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.

Dr. Harter and Betsy have two sons, Gavin and Aidan, who attend Prince Avenue Christian School.

Meet Our Staff

Joined CCO in: 1995
Favorite local landmark: The UGA Arch
Favorite dessert: German chocolate cake
Favorite concert: Madonna
Favorite Muppet: Kermit
Favorite superhero: Batman
Can’t live without…Alan Brown and my children.
How long did you have braces? 27 months
Sum up CCO in five words or less: A great place to work!

Joined CCO: 2007
Favorite Local Landmark: Sanford Stadium
Favorite Dessert: Key Lime Pie
Favorite Concert: Bon Jovi
Favorite Muppet: Animal
Favorite Superhero: Superman
Cannot Live Without: Hope
How long I wore braces: 3 years
Sum up CCO in 5 Words Or Less: There’s no place like home.

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Joined CCO in: 2015
Favorite local landmark: The Broad River
Favorite dessert: Birthday Cake
Favorite concert: Brad Paisley
Favorite Muppet: Abby Cadabby
Favorite superhero: Super woman
Can’t live without…My Family
How long did you have braces? 3 years
Sum up CCO in five words or less: An Awesome place to be.

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Joined CCO in: 2017
Favorite local landmark: State Botanical Garden
Favorite dessert: Anything chocolate!
Favorite concert: Carrie Underwood
Favorite Muppet: Miss Piggy
Favorite superhero: Superman
Can’t live without…God, Family, and Friends
How long did you have braces? Haven’t had them. . . yet!
Sum up CCO in five words or less: Best Place Ever!

Joined CCO in: 2017
Favorite local landmark: Double-barreled canon (My great grandfather restored it!)
Favorite dessert: Cookies!
Favorite concert: Prince
Favorite Muppet: Cookie Monster
Favorite superhero: My children, they are the Real Incredibles!
Can’t live without…Family
How long did you have braces? Three Years
Sum up CCO in five words or less: The friendliest place in town.

Joined CCO in: 2017
Favorite local landmark: Lake Oconee
Favorite dessert: Cheese Cake
Favorite concert: Garth Brooks
Favorite Muppet: Kermit
Favorite superhero: Spiderman
Can’t live without…family and friends.
How long did you have braces? Two Years
Sum up CCO in five words or less: Great place to work!

Joined CCO in: 2017
Favorite local landmark: Kennesaw Mountain
Favorite dessert:Key Lime Pie
Favorite concert: James Taylor
Favorite Muppet: The Swedish Chef
Favorite superhero: The Hulk
Can’t live without…Family and God
How long did you have braces? Never.
Sum up CCO in five words or less: Great place to work and take care of patients!

Joined CCO in: 2018
Favorite local landmark: Tallulah Gorge
Favorite dessert: Anything Key Lime Pie
Favorite concert: The Crabb Family
Favorite Muppet: Kermit
Favorite superhero: Captain America
Can’t live without… God & my family
How long did you have braces? 2 years
Sum up CCO in five words or less: The BEST place to work!

Joined CCO in: 2018
Favorite local landmark: Stone Mountain
Favorite dessert: Tiramisu
Favorite concert: Eagles
Favorite Muppet: Big Bird
Favorite superhero: Wonder Woman
Can’t live without…God, Family.
How long did you have braces? 18 months
Sum up CCO in five words or less: A great place to work.

Joined CCO in: 2018
Favorite local landmark: Tallulah Gorge
Favorite dessert: Red Velvet Cake
Favorite concert: Shinedown
Favorite Muppet: Kermit
Favorite superhero: Spiderman
Can’t live without… God and my family
How long did you have braces? 2 years
Sum up CCO in five words or less: Blessed to work here.