Dr. Hardy loves being a dentist because it gives him the opportunity to change lives for the better. His original college degrees were a B.S. in Ceramic Engineering and Science from Clemson University in 1990 and an M.S. in the same field, granted by Pennsylvania State University in 1993. He followed up by graduating near the top of his dental school class at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1997. Applying his knowledge of materials and problem solving in the medical profession is deeply satisfying to him.
Dr. Hardy established Cornerstone Family Dentistry in 1999 and feels blessed to say that his love for dentistry has only grown in the years since. While he enjoys general dentistry because helping patients achieve optimal oral health is rewarding for both he and his patients, he also takes a keen interest in changing lives through the restoration and creation of beautiful smiles with cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
Dr. Hardy and his wife Annette have three boys, Ben, Grayson, and Will. The family enjoys sports, traveling, camping, boating, and doing anything outdoors together. The Hardy family actively pursue God’s will in their lives and are members of the New Covenant Church.
Dr. Wilson’s passion for dentistry expands through listening to his patients, building comprehensive treatment plans, and restoring their dental health. He takes great pride in observing how his work positively affects patients’ quality of life.
Dr. Wilson graduated from Clemson University in 2006 with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering, then completed my Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2011. He is committed to continuing education and has far exceeded the number of hours necessary for licensure. He is especially interested in cosmetic, restorative, and implant dentistry. He currently attends the Spear Institute, which teaches comprehensive cosmetic and restorative dentistry at the highest level of excellence. His other accomplishments include training in bone grafting techniques and surgical placement of dental implants.
Dr. Wilson is married to his beautiful wife Ashley, and together they have two daughters, Abby and Emma. When he isn’t in the office, he enjoys fly-fishing, fly-tying, hunting, working in the yard, and spending time with his family. The Wilson family are members of New Covenant Church in Anderson. It is Dr. Wilson’s strong desire to glorify God through the pursuit of excellence in the vocation of dentistry.
Shelia grew up in Waycross, Georgia, and has been with Cornerstone Dentistry since March of 2010. She is married with one son and three stepsons. In addition to many years of banking, finance, and dental office experience, she and her husband Tony owned and operated a gym for eight years, which gave her an abundance of business management experience. Shelia’s favorite part of her job is interacting with patients, and she brings her energy and sense of humor to work with her every day to share with her dental family.
Latasha’s hometown is Belton, SC, and she’s lived there her whole life. She received her dental hygiene certification from Greenville Technical College, a Bachelor of Health Sciences from the Medical University of South Carolina, and holds certifications in infiltration anesthesia, nitrous oxide monitoring, and CPR. She is a part-time adjunct instructor at Greenville Tech.
Latasha has three active, athletic children and loves to travel, dance, and attend her children’s sporting events. Her favorite part of working at Cornerstone is being part of the improvement of patients’ oral hygiene and overall health. She is a skilled, gentle clinician with extreme attention to detail who takes great pride in providing exceptional patient care. Latasha loves to find the humor in every day.
Tamara has been with Cornerstone since 2001. With more than 20 years of experience, she is confident in her ability to put patients at ease and encourage them to maintain healthy, beautiful smiles. Our patients look forward to Tamara’s warm welcome and joyful attitude.
Rita is a hometown girl from Anderson who has been with Cornerstone since 2011. She received her dental hygienist training from Greenville Technical College and holds additional nitrous oxide certification. Rita is married with three daughters and enjoys camping and outdoor activities with her family. Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is learning about people and their families, and coaching them to better overall health. Rita puts patients at ease during treatment with her calming personality.
Noralee grew up in Upstate New York and has lived in South Carolina since 2004. She received her Dental Hygiene training at Corning Community College in NY and SC’s Greenville Technical College, and holds additional certifications in anesthesia and CPR. Noralee enjoys hiking, bicycling, baking, and spending time with her husband Wade, son Micah, and the rest of her family and friends. Her favorite part of working at Cornerstone is helping patients achieve and maintain healthy smiles through exceptional service, and providing patients with tools for following effective hygiene routines at home.
Charley graduated from Tri-County Technical College with an AA degree in Expanded Duty Dental Assisting. She has been a member of the Cornerstone team since 1999 and is skilled in all areas of dentistry, from fillings to the most complex cosmetic procedures. The best part of the job for Charley is talking and laughing with our patients during their visits.
Brittany has been with the Cornerstone team since 2012. She brings plenty of laughter to our group! Brittany is passionate about her job and skilled in all areas of dental assisting, from making temporary crowns to TMJ appliances. Brittany has a special gift for making patients feel comfortable in the dental chair with her genuine concern for their well-being.
Alyssa was born in Rockford, Michigan and moved to Belton, SC when she was ten. She received her dental assistant training from Greenville Technical College and holds certifications in CPR and x-rays. Alyssa is married with a son and loves hanging out with her family, as well as fixing up and renovating their house together. Alyssa also does photography on the side. Her favorite part of working at Cornerstone is helping you feel confident about your smile!
Marina grew up in California until she was 16. She received her dental assistant training at Greenville Technical College and holds an additional Associate Degree in Business. She has a passion for volunteer work and giving back, from crisis hotlines to hospice, to free libraries and free clinics. Marina is the proud mom of two daughters. Her favorite part of being on the Cornerstone team is working with patients. She loves learning their stories, calming their fears, and building friendships with them while helping them improve their health.
Kristine is originally from Appleton, Wisconsin, though she has lived many different places and loves traveling and seeing new things. She attended Kennesaw State College and is CPR, X-ray, and nitrous-oxide certified with 15 years of clinical experience. Kristine loves history, reading, and her children and grandchildren. She feels like the Cornerstone team is more like friends and family than co-workers. She loves the variety in her job and says, “We have wonderful patients! I love working with our great patients every day.”
Amy was born and raised in Florida, but followed her extended family to Anderson in 2004 when her triplet daughters were babies. She also has two nearly-grown sons and has been with Cornerstone since 2010. Amy has over 25 years of bookkeeping experience. She loves “laid-back” Anderson and music of any kind. Amy is full of joy and her laughter is often heard throughout the office.