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Meet Buford, GA Dentist Office Staff

 

Susannah, Office Manager

Susannah joined our practice in March of 2020 and comes to us with over 14 years of experience in the field of Dentistry!  She was born and raised in Gainesville,GA and currently resides there with her son and ragdoll cat, Blue!  After High School, Susannah attended Athens Technical College where she obtained her Certified Dental Assisting and Expanded duties certifications. Shortly after, she obtained her DANB certification as a Certified Preventive Functions Assistant and served as president of the Georgia Chapter of the American Dental Assistants Association.  Susannah’s passion for dentistry, patient care and the desire to teach others resulted in her natural transition into practice management! She is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers and loves taking continuing education courses to keep her skills up and further her knowledge in all aspects of Dentistry!  In her free time she enjoys reading, listening to music or podcasts, hiking, spa days, antiquing and attending her son’s extracurriculars!


Bonnie – Insurance Coordinator

Bonnie is our insurance coordinator for Lanier Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. Bonnie has been with us since our opening day in 2007 and has been in the field of Dentistry for 26 years! 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 three children and six grandchildren. When Bonnie is not working she enjoys babysitting her grandchildren and attending their sporting events.  She and her family enjoy spending their time baking and try to sneak in at least two trips a year to their favorite place, Disney World in Orlando. She enjoys helping others and will tell you that her goal is not only to ensure that patients have an enjoyable experience while in our office but that they also leave laughing and as friends!


Lauren, Patient Coordinator

Lauren has been with our practice since the summer of 2018 and was born and raised in Georgia. Lauren has many years of experience in the dental field and enjoys taking on new tasks and doing what she can to make things easier for those around her.. She always has a smile on her face and  loves meeting new patients. Lauren prides herself on making sure every patient who walks through our doors has the best possible experience. She currently resides in Buford with her son Logan. Some of her hobbies and interests include spending time with family, going to the beach, baking and enjoying starbucks.


Beth – Registered Dental Hygienist

Beth 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). Beth’s knowledge and experience have made it easy for patients to trust her standards and approach to their care for more than 30 years! She truly enjoys building those relationships!   She has two son’s Ryan and Matthew.   In her free time, Beth is active in her church and enjoys crafting, working out, and playing with her puppy Benton.


Rachael – Registered Dental Hygienist

Racheal 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 in Dental Hygiene Degree from Lanier Technical College in 2009. Her detail oriented personality makes her an exceptional Hygienist who truly aims to make sure you have a healthy smile for years to come! Racheal’s husband Jake is the strength coach and offensive coordinator at Creekview High School. While away from the office, she and her husband enjoy spending time with their children Amelia and Hudson.  Some of Racheal’s interests include attending Jake’s High School football games, time with family, hiking, watching Alabama football and attempting D.I.Y. projects.


Jessica, Registered Dental Hygienist

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Chrissy – Implant Coordinator

Chrissy has been with our practice since 2011! 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 where she obtained her Certified Dental Assisting Certification. She is our Implant Coordinator and is great at helping facilitate our full mouth restoration cases in such a way that makes the process as seamless as possible for our patients. She currently resides in Buford with her two son’s Ronin and Colin.  While away from the office, Chrissy enjoys spending time with her family, going to the lake, and cooking.


Candace, Chairside Dental Assistant

Candace joined our practice in January of 2019. She was born in Dekalb, Ga. and moved to Buford when she was nine years old. After high school, she attended Georgia Perimeter College. Candace has 16 years of experience as a dental assistant and is passionate about patient care. Candace’s cheerful personality and desire to help others allows her to provide the kind of care that makes appointments enjoyable for our patients! She currently resides in Buford, Ga with her husband Zach and their daughter Lilly. While away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Some of her interests include playing at the lake, going to church and family trips to Durhamtown and the beach.


Suzanna, Chairside Assistant

Suzanna has been with our practice since 2018.  She was born in Seattle, Washington but spent most of her childhood and adult life in Canton,GA. She obtained her dental assisting knowledge at Dental staff school in Marietta,Ga.  Whether it’s your first or 21st appointment with us, she is always ready to walk you through your dental appointment with a welcoming smile on her face! She currently resides in Buford with her husband Max and her son Lucas.  When not at the office she enjoys going to the park with her son, being active in her local church and spending time out on the lake.


Sonya – Certified Clinical Assistant

Sonya joined our practice in March of 2010!  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 24 years. Our patient’s would tell you that Sonya’s naturally caring disposition has eased many of their fears and provided them with a soothing experience while they receive the care they need. She currently resides in Flowery Branch with her husband Floyd and her two daughters, Jordan and Ava.They both attend school at Buford.  Go Wolves!  She also has a weimaraner named Kobe. In her time away from the office she enjoys watching her daughter Ava play softball and Jordan compete in gymnastics.  She also enjoys fellowship with her church family!