Dr. Meredith Hughes grew up in Hayesville, North Carolina where her love of dentistry came by volunteering at the Missions of Mercy dental clinics that served western North Carolina.
Dr. Hughes graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She attended Clemson University where she majored in public health which helped mold her practice philosophy of educating patients to guide them to a better oral health. In dental school, Dr. Hughes served on the student board of a local free clinic as well as a district coordinator for the American Student Dental Association.
Dr. Hughes combines her passions of travel and dentistry and has completed mission trips in Panama, Costa Rica, Ghana, and studied dentistry in Italy on an educational trip during dental school. When she is not at work Dr. Hughes enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Cricket and Winnie and cheering on the Clemson Tigers.