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Rod small   Dr. Carter is a native Atlantan. He was born at Emory University Hospital  and grew up in the Decatur area, where his parents still live. He has a  B.S. degree in Biology from Davidson College and obtained his Doctor of  Dental Medicine degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He and his  wife, Meg, live in North Buckhead with their three sons, Davis, Grant and  Aleck along with their English yellow lab, Bodhi.
   Dr. Carter is a member of the Pankey Institute, the American Dental  Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Northern District Dental  Society, and the Hinman Dental Society. He believes very strongly in his  commitment to continuing education and as a result has studied and    continues to study with such organizations as the Pankey Institute, the  Dawson Center for the Advancement of Dentistry, and the Seattle  Institute for Advanced Dental Education. He is the President of the  Atlanta Dental Study Group and The Pankey Learning Group.
   In his personal life, he enjoys spending time with his family, coaching  baseball at NYO, competing  in triathlons, doing home improvement  projects and ushering at the Cathedral of St. Philip. 



Shelly hyg  Shelly Stubing is a registered Dental Hygienist and has over eighteen years dental  hygiene experience, and has become an integral part of our team. Shelly is a  graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. Shelly is a longtime resident of Atlanta.  Her attention to the details of your dental health will make your recare appointment a learning, as well as a healthful experience. Shelly is an animal lover and a huge Georgia Football fan! She enjoys cooking and rowing.



krysti small  Krysti Owens Blanton is our Treatment Coordinator and has been with us since  2005. Her smiling face is the  one that will greet you when you enter our practice.  Over twenty years of previous dental experience allows her to be knowledgeable in  all areas of dental care. Krysti was born and raised in South Alabama where she  lived until moving to Atlanta 20 years ago. She is married to her high school  sweetheart, Shane, with whom she has a beautiful little girl named Mary Belle. Away  from the office, Krysti  enjoys cooking, entertaining, spending  time  with her family  and going to Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the fall to watch " The Tide Roll". (Alabama  Crimson Tide football.)


Lauren  Lauren Richardson is our Dental Assistant. Her smiling face is the one that will  greet you when you enter the operatory and keep you comfortable during your visit  until you leave. Lauren is a graduate of the Dental Assisting School of Atlanta and  has a B.S. in Biology from the University of West Georgia. She was born and raised  in Rome, Georgia and she has been a resident of Atlanta for eight years. She enjoys Zumba, and spending time with her family and friends.




Hawanna  Hawanna Long is a registered Dental Hygienist and has been with our practice  since 2008. Hawanna  graduated  from The Medical College of Georgia and has over  seventeen years of experience.  Her warm and  gentle personality along with her  attention to the details of your dental health will make your recare  appointment a learning, as well as a healthful experience.  When Hawanna is not caring for our  patients, she loves spending time with her family and cooking. Hawanna is also a trained CPR instructor.




Meg Carter

   Meg Carter is our Office Manager and also serves as our Scheduling Coordinator.  She and Dr. Carter together manage their family dental practice as well as their three boys.  Outside of caring for their patients, they are very active in their sons sporting activities which include baseball, basketball, and soccer.  They also enjoy tackling home improvement projects if they can find some spare time.  Meg also serves on the board for their local park, Little Nancy Creek Park as the Treaurer.  She enjoys photography and going to the beach with her family.