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Meet Buford, GA Dentist Team Members

Susannah, Practice Manager

Susannah joined our practice in March of 2020. She 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. She also 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.

Bethany, Patient Coordinator

Bethany was born in Florida but moved to Georgia when she was 17. She considers herself a Georgian now. She graduated from the dental assisting program at Lanier Tech in 2017.  She has one daughter and a dog, who is their best friend.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and taking trips to the beach and lake.  At home, Bethany considers herself a foodie and enjoys cooking and watching football.

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 sons, Ryan and Matthew. In her free time, Beth is active in her church and enjoys crafting, working out, and playing with her puppy, Benton.

Heather, Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather has been with our practice since the spring of 2021. She graduated from dental hygiene school in Louisiana, where she was born and raised. She now lives in Flowery Branch with her husband and son. She loves spending time outdoors with her family and two dogs.

Carissa, Registered Dental Hygienist

Carissa began practicing dental hygiene in June of 2022 after receiving her degree from Lanier Technical College. Before that, she was a dental assistant for over ten years. Carissa grew up in Dacula, Georgia, and currently lives in Flowery Branch with her husband, son, and kitty cat. When not in the office, Carissa is usually at a ballpark watching her son play baseball. She enjoys getting the opportunity to work out when she can. Carissa and her family are huge sports fans and love all things Atlanta.

Perri Ann, Registered Dental Hygienist

Perri Ann joined our practice in May of 2023. She graduated from Lanier Technical College in Gainesville with an associate degree in dental hygiene in 2023. Perri Ann enjoys connecting with patients and helping them achieve their healthiest smile.

Perri Ann was born and raised in Cumming, Georgia, and currently resides in Jefferson, Georgia. When she is not in the office, she spends time at home with her husband, puppy, and kitten. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family, exploring the outdoors, and cooking.

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.

As our Implant Coordinator, she 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 sons, Ronin and Colin.  While away from the office, Chrissy enjoys spending time with her family, going to the lake, and cooking.

Candace, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Candace joined our practice in January of 2019. She was born in Dekalb, Georgia, and moved to Buford when she was nine years old. After high school, she attended Georgia Perimeter College. Candace has 19 years of experience as a dental assistant and is passionate about patient care.

Candace’s cheerful personality and desire to help others allow 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, watching her daughter play softball, 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 the Dental Staff School in Marietta, GA.  Whether it’s your 1st 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.

Kayla, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Kayla was born and raised in Cumming, GA. She obtained her Dental Assistant Certification through Lanier Tech. Kayla has ten years of dental experience. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, reading, and playing with her two dogs.

Jessica, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Jessica (Jessie) joined our practice in the summer of 2021. She has over 15 years of experience in dentistry. Jessica grew up near Royston, Georgia. After high school, Jessica graduated from the dental assisting program at Athens Technical College and obtained her dental assisting certifications through the Dental Assisting National Board. Jessica’s love for dentistry started at a young age. She always looked forward to her dental visits.  She enjoys learning about all aspects of dentistry to expand her knowledge and skills.

Jessica currently resides in Jefferson, GA, with her husband, Jimmy, and their two daughters, Payton and Presleigh.  She enjoys family time, vacationing at the beach and mountains, and skydiving.

Lauren, Sterilization Technician

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.