Meet Our Doctors

Dr Buddy Hollowell

Dr. Hollowell (Dr. Buddy) grew up in Northeastern North Carolina in the small coastal town of Hertford, NC. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received a BS in Biochemistry. Dr. Hollowell graduated with honors from the UNC School of Dentistry with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. After practicing for a year as a general dentist in Durham, he completed specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in Richmond, VA and received a Masters of Dental Science degree.

Dr. Hollowell is a recipient of the prestigious Richard C. Pugh Award, an honor for scoring in the top 3% of candidates nationwide on the written pediatric dental board exam. He also received the Resident Recognition award at VCU. Dr. Hollowell’s research paper titled “Articaine Use in Children Among Dental Practitioners” has been published in the journal Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Hollowell is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and the North Carolina Dental Society.

Dr. Hollowell moved to Wake Forest with his wife Stephanie in the summer of 2007 just five days after the birth of their first son, Rob. Dr. Hollowell recently celebrated the birth of his second child, a little girl named Claire Caroline. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family, watching UNC sports, running, fishing, working in the yard, and playing with his English Bulldog Peppers.

Dr Allen Porter

Dr. Porter is a native of South Carolina and an avid fan of his beloved Gamecocks. He attended The Hammond School in Columbia as a high school student and excelled in academics as well as athletics. He went on to earn his Undergraduate Degree from the University of South Carolina receiving a BS in Biology. Dr. Porter graduated with Honors from the Medical University of South Carolina located in Charleston, South Carolina receiving his Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree. After practicing with a Pediatric Dentist in Charleston, Dr. Porter furthered his education with specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the Medical College of Virginia receiving a Masters of Science degree in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr Porter’s research while attending the Medical College of Virginia titled “Insurance Status and Dental Disease in Virginia School children” was a public health survey to attempt to locate the underserved children who lack the basic access to dental care in the state of Virginia.

Dr. Porter’s research was published in the November 2007 journal Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Porter is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the South Carolina Dental Association as well as the Coastal district and the NC Pediatric Dental Association.

Dr. Porter practiced as a Pediatric dentist for 2 years in South Carolina before joining his friend and colleague, Dr. Hollowell, at Triangle Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Porter enjoys scuba diving, running, swimming and reading, and has done extensive fishing along South Florida’s gulf coast. He enjoys visiting his relatives and boating on his time away from N.C. in Charleston, S.C., during the warm summer months.

2824 Rogers Rd, Suite 201
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Phone: 919.435.7660
Fax: 919.453.6370