Meet Our Registered Dental Hygienists

The Douglas Dental Care dental hygienists are highly trained professionals that focus on the prevention of oral health disease.  Yes! They will take the time to help show you how to brush and floss your teeth to avoid having oral health problems.  An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!

Columbus State College

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Missy H.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Missy has been treating patients at Douglas Dental Care since 1998.  She graduated from Columbus State College.

Missy provides a warm welcome for her patients.  She believes that educating patients while providing treatment is important.  As a board member of the Sweetwater Dental Hygiene Society, she also strives to organize and assist hygientsts within Georgia and educate people about the profession.

Missy is married with two children. Over the years, she's been involved in many activities such as Douglas County Faith in Action for the Needy and Bill Arp baseball board.  She helped found the Sweetwater Dental Hygiene Society and served on the board for 15 years.  She has also served on West Georgia Technical College's Executive Board for 8 years.

Campbell University

West GA Technical College

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Laurie R.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Laurie has been part of our Douglas Dental Care team since 2015.  She feels blessed with the opportunity to serve her local community, friends, and neighbors.

Laurie began her career as a certified dental assistant in 1999.  She graduated from West Central Technical College (now known as West Georgia Technical College) as a dental hygienist in 2005.  While working as dental hygienist, she furthered her dental hygiene education by completing a Bachelor or Science degree in Dental Hygiene.

Laurie and her family moved to Douglasville in 2002 from Camp Lejeune, N.C. where her husband was stationed in the US Marine Corps. They have 3 children together.

Armstrong Atlantic State College

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Marie N.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Marie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from Armstrong State College (now Armstrong Atlantic State University) in Savannah, GA in 1986.  She began working with Dr. Tidwell in 1997 and Dr. Dimitri in 2004. 

She has taught dental hygiene at West Georgia Technical College in the past and brings her love of teaching to Douglas Dental Care by educating our patients on proper oral maintenance.   Marie is an active member of her community and her church.

West GA Technical College

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Audra B.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Audra graduated from West Georgia Technical College in 2012.  She and Dr. Dimitri have a special relationship as Dr. Dimitri was her instructor in dental hygiene school.

Over the last 5 years, Audra has worked in a variety of setting including pediatrics, periodontology, and general dentistry.  She brings a deep desire to care for the overall person, focusing on the interaction between oral health and overall health.  

Audra has been a resident of Paulding County for 23 years.  She is married with 5 grown children and 11 grandchildren.  Her family also includes 2 German Shephards (Sadie and Ritter).  She's a member of West Ridge Church and enjoys traveling.

Call to make an appointment with your Douglasville dental team!

5897 Stewart Parkway
Douglasville, GA 30135

Tel: 770-949-1821

Fax: 770-942-2837

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