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Dentist in Watkinsville, GA

Our Dental Professionals

Our happy, healthy dental practice is here to serve your oral health needs. Check out the real people you'll meet in our office.
Dr. R. Lawrence George

Dr. George is a 1971 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. He was one of four dental students that exempted the fourth year of dental school because of scholastic and clinical achievements. He was allowed to practice in a U.S. Public Health Service Hospital until graduation.

Beginning his practice in the Athens area, Dr. George has performed extensive restorative dentistry including restoring dental implants. He was one of the first in this area to do cosmetic dentistry and has placed veneers since 1972.

Dr. Brant Sandifer

Dr. Brant Sandifer grew up in Tifton, Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Georgia where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. After his time in Athens, Dr. Sandifer attended the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University where he earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Sandifer has been living and practicing dentistry in Athens since 2017. He is passionate about creating beautiful, healthy smiles that last a lifetime. Dr. Sandifer is excited to join Dr. George as they continue to treat patients with quality care and compassion. Dr. Sandifer is married to his high school sweetheart, Abbey, and they have two sons, Ezra and Remy. He is an avid outdoorsman and a huge Bulldog fan. Dr. Sandifer and his family are actively involved at Athens Church.

Front Office Staff
Kelli Smith - Front Office
Kelli Smith
Kelli joined our practice in 2007, joining Sarah at the front desk. Kelli also brings dental assisting experience from her previous office. She and her husband Judd have one daughter Katie who attends Georgia Southern University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and riding bikes.
Sarah Milliner
Sarah joined our practice in 1988 as a dental assistant. She graduated the following year from the dental assisting program at Lanier Technical College. After many years assisting, she moved to the front desk. Sarah and her husband have one daughter who is married to Joe and living in Texas. In her free time, she enjoys visiting Katie and Joe and spending time with friends and family.
Dental Hygienists
Tara Avera
Tara joined our staff in 2014 after she and her family moved to the area from Marietta. Tara grew up in Monticello and attended Clayton State College where she earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She spends time out of the office with her husband Matt and two boys, Carter and Hayes. When she is not at the ballfield, you can find her browsing an antique store, cooking for her family and decorating something.
Kimberly Davis
Kimberly joined our practice in 2016 as a dental hygienist. Kimberly is a graduate of Georgia Perimeter College where she graduated with highest honors in 2004. She and her husband Matt have 3 boys, Grant, Levi and Wyatt. In her free time, she enjoys attending church, traveling and spending time with her family.
Catherine Setzer
Catherine is a part time registered hygienist who joined our practice in June 2014. She grew up in Athens and is a graduate from Athens Technical College. She and her husband Jake have two daughters and two sons. Outside of the office, Catherine enjoys watching her kids play sports, singing, interior design, investing in real estate and property management.
Dental Assistants
Mandy Pittman
Mandy joined Aesthetic Dental Associates in 2006. Mandy’s main goal is to make all treatment comfortable for each patient. Mandy enjoys raising her son, Wyatt. She also likes to camp and spend time with her family.
Andrea Pierce
Andrea is a graduate of Athens Technical College Assisting Program. She strives to help patients feel comfortable while in the dental chair and form lasting relationships with our patients. She and her husband, Clay, reside in Bethlehem. Andrea enjoys being outdoors, shopping and spending time with her family and dogs.
Zoe Smith
Zoe is a graduate of the Dental Assisting program at Athens Technical College. She enjoys helping patients feel more confident in their smiles. Zoe has a fiancée, Chase, and a Golden Retriever named Gracie Bo. She enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music and collecting candles.

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If you’re looking for a dentist in Watkinsville, GA, look no further than Aesthetic Dental Associates. We offer a wide range of dental services to meet all of your needs. Contact us today at (706) 353-1958 to schedule an appointment.
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1520 Jennings Mill Rd. Suite A
Watkinsville, GA 30677
(706) 353-1958
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