Meet Buford GA Dentist Office Team

Bonnie – Patient Coordinator

BonnieBonnie is the patient coordinator for Lanier Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, and it is her talent and hard work that ensures that everything runs smoothly! She and her husband Bill moved to Buford, GA. in June of 2005 after a lifetime near the beach in Fort Lauderdale, FL. They have been married since 1972 and have three children and six grandchildren. When Bonnie is not working, she is at Mill Creek football games supporting her cheerleading granddaughter Ashley and football playing grandson Austin or caring for her younger grandchildren. Other than that, she and her family spend their time baking and try to sneak in at least two trips a year to their favorite place, Disney World in Orlando. Bonnie has been with us since our opening day in 2007 bringing 13 years of experience as Office Manager in Fort Lauderdale.

She enjoys being around people and helping them and will tell you that her goal is to make everyone a friend and make coming to the dentist a great experience. Over the years, she has felt that her patients have become her friends, and she will gladly answer any questions you may have! If you have any questions regarding scheduling appointments, insurance information or other inquiries, you can call or send her an email at: bonnie@laniersmiles.com.


Beth – Registered Dental Hygienist

BethBeth has been with our practice since the spring of 2008. She was born in LaGrange, Illinois, but considers herself a native Georgian! She received her dental hygiene degree in 1990 from DeKalb College (Georgia Perimeter College) and has been practicing for more than 25 years. Beth currently lives in Buford with her husband Chris, who is a Lieutenant and Career Development Coordinator for Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services. They have two sons, Matthew, 17, who is a senior at Buford High School and Ryan, 20 who is working on his Bachelor’s degree in graphic design and animation at the University of North Georgia. In her free time, Beth is active in her church and enjoys crafting, playing with her puppy Benton, and spending time with her family.


Rachael – Registered Dental Hygienist

RachelRacheal has been with our practice since the summer of 2011. She was born in Athens, Alabama and currently resides in Cumming, Ga. Racheal received her associates degree from the University of North Georgia and her dental hygiene degree from Lanier Technical college in 2009. Racheal’s husband, Jake, coaches high school football as well as teaching special needs children. While away from the office, she and her husband enjoy spending time with their daughter, Amelila Grace. Some of Racheal’s other interests include attending Jake’s high school football games, spending time with her church’s small group, hanging out at the lake, watching Alabama football and attempting all types of D.I.Y. projects that are found online (thanks Pinterest!)


Sandi – Registered Dental Hygienist

SandiSandi is a hygienist with over 10 years of experience. After growing up on Lake Hartwell, she moved to Athens, Georgia for college. She graduated from Athens Technical College in 2004 and married her high school sweetheart. They then moved to Duluth, Georgia where they have lived until recently moving to Suwanee. Sandi’s pride and joy are her two small children. Sandi loves spending time with her family, and in her spare time she loves being creative. She loves painting, sewing and doing craft projects with her kids.


Chrissy – Certified Clinical Assistant

ChrissyChrissy has been with our practice since 2010. She was born in Norcross but spent most of her time growing up in the Auburn, Georgia area. After graduating from high school, Chrissy attended Gwinnett Technical College for dental assisting. She currently resides in Auburn, GA and has a son named Ronin. While away from the office, Chrissy enjoys spending time with her family, going to the lake and cooking.


Kina – Certified Clinical Assistant

Buford GA Dentist Office Team - KinaKina has been with our practice since the beginning of 2010 and was born and raised in Cleveland, GA. She moved to Braselton from the Suwanee area. Kina has over 20 years of experience in the dental field and loves to meet new patients and help them achieve the smile they have always wanted. Some of her hobbies and interests include tennis, reading, going to the beach and spending time with her family. She currently resides in Braselton with her husband Scott and her two sons Griffin and Clay.


Sonya – Certified Clinical Assistant

SonyaSonya joined our practice in March of 2010 and has been a welcome addition to our practice family! She was born in Athens, Ga. and grew up in the Monroe, Ga. area. Sonya attended Gainesville college and after graduating worked as a dental assistant for over 13 years. She currently resides in Flowery Branch with her husband Floyd and her two daughters Jordan and Ava. In her time away from the office, Sonya enjoys spending time as a mom and enjoys fellowship with her church family!


Ashley – Marketing Director

AshleyAshley was born and raised in Atlanta, GA and currently resides in Buford. She graduated from Georgia State University with an undergraduate degree in business and Troy State with her Master’s in management. While away from the office, she enjoys photography and spending time with her three kids and family.