Drs. Hardin And Sanders Named AACD Accredited Fellow Members


Tara Hardin, DMD, and Kathy Sanders, DMD, have been named an Accredited Fellows in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). The purpose of Fellowship is to provide the highest level of achievement for members in accordance with the AACD's mission of education and excellence.

Dr. Tara Hardin

Dr. Hardin has been a member of the AACD since 2002 and achieved Accredited Member status in 2014. She graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1996, then attended The Ohio State University where she received her DDS in 2000. Dr. Hardin is a Fellow of The Academy of General Dentistry, a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Cincinnati Dental Society, and several sleep organisations. She devotes countless hours of continuing education on facial aesthetics, cosmetic dentistry, smile design, TMJ therapy, and sleep apneoa.


Dr. Kathy Sanders

Dr. Sanders has been a member of the AACD since 1998 and achieved Accredited Member status in 2006. She received her DMD from the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. She has participated in rigorous continuing education pursuits and advanced practicum experience taught by some of the world’s most talented cosmetic dentists. Dr. Sanders is a Give Back a Smile volunteer and was also recognised in 2015 with the Milligan College Leaders in Christian Service Award.

“Drs. Hardin’s and Sanders’s commitment to responsible aesthetics and cosmetic dentistry is undeniable with his most recent achievement as an AACD Accredited Fellow,” said AACD Fellowship Chair Bradley J. Olson, DDS, FAACD. “Our Accredited Fellow members must complete one of the most rigorous, yet life-changing journeys of their career—and of their lives.”

Drs. Hardin and Sanders will be honoured for this achievement at the 35th Annual AACD Scientific Session in San Diego on 27th April 2018.