Our dental team is specially trained for orthodontics for all ages, children and adults. It is our goal to help you achieve a smile for a lifetime. We hope that every visit to our office is pleasant and enjoyable, and we will always treat you with respect in providing quality orthodontic treatment. We hope that our website will answer some of your questions, but if there are ever any questions that you have during any phase of treatment, please ask any of our staff to assist you.

About Our Team

Dr. Hughes

Timothy E. Hughes, D.M.D. is a licensed specialist in the field of Orthodontics. Dr. Hughes received his B.S. degree from Wofford College, and his dental degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed a general practice residency at the Medical College of Georgia, and an orthodontic residency at Boston University. He is a member of the Greenville County Dental Society. Dr. Hughes is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, South Carolina Orthodontic Association and the Southern Association of Orthodontists. He is married to his wonderful wife Katherine and has two terrific children, Elizabeth and Claibourne.

ANGIE PARTAIN

Meet Angie! She is our awesome Office Manager! Angie has been working for Dr. Hughes since 2002. She is married with 4 beautiful children. When she is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, cooking and watching soccer! We love our Angie, and we know you will too!

SLOAN TAYLOR

Meet Sloan! She has been working for Dr. Hughes since 2013. She is our Treatment Coordinator. She is one of the first faces you will see when you come in for your first visit! She is married to her best friend, Ben. When she isn’t at the office, you can typically find her at Clemson Football games and soaking up every moment with their little girl, Ava! Everyone who meets Sloan, loves her and we truly understand why!

JULIA PINCKNEY

Meet Julia! She has been one of our Clinical Assistants since 2014. She is married to her best friend, Ben. She loves spending time on the lake and loving on her little girl, Gracie. Julia brings so much compassion to our patients! She is the sweetest touch to our team, because she is truly one of the sweetest ladies you will ever meet!

SHELBY PAINTER

Meet Shelby! She has been working for Dr. Hughes since 2018 and is one of our Clinical Assistants. Shelby has one of the biggest hearts, especially for our patients and Orthodontics. In her spare time you can find her at the lake on the boat with her sweet boyfriend Jared, skydiving, or cuddling her dog Benji.

HANNA PARHAM

Meet Hanna! She has been one of our Clinical Assistants since 2019. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Stephen. When she’s not at the office you can typically find her cooking and decorating. She brings so much fun and laughter to our work days! She is so great at making everyone comfortable when they come in for their visits!

ASHTON WHITWORTH

Meet Ashton! She has been one of our Clinical Assistants since 2018. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Caleb. When she isn’t at the office, she is spending time with her family and friends! She loves to hike and ride on the boat with her husband and their golden doodle, Paisley. You will always find Ashton smiling at the office!