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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 who attend The  Atlanta Classical Academy Charter School.

 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 seventeen 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.
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 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.