Christy Haffner, D.M.D., F.A.A.P.D.
Dr. Christy is a Pediatric Dentist specially trained to treat the dental needs of all children. She received her bachelor's of science degree in biology at Furman University. She then received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Christy continued her education at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where she received her Certification in Pediatric Dentistry. She is on medical staff at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She has a Georgia permit for Conscious Sedation, is certified in CPR, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Dr. Christy has done research in many different areas of dentistry and dental science. Her research includes studies in the aging craniofacial skeleton. Dr. Christy developed a method to study changes in the skeleton and found skeletal changes that occur in the skeleton as the skeleton matures. Her findings are published in the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Angle Orthodontics. Dr. Christy has done lectures on these topics at National Medical Conventions.
Dr. Christy is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry.
Other areas of special interest for Dr. Christy include Special Needs and Craniofacial Genetics. In additon to the required training in these areas in pediatric dental residency, Dr. Christy did additional research and volunteer work. Dr. Christy participated on a Craniofacial Anomalies team where she helped to devise treatment approaches for children with special dental needs.