Lori has been a familiar face at North Point Periodontics for over 25 years. She is one of our fantastic Treatment Plan Coordinators and loves to make patients feel at ease when scheduling their treatment. She is an expert at helping patients overcome their concerns with treatment, finances, or just to provide a hug. Lori is very active, enjoying volleyball, hiking, camping, and playing with her grandchildren. Lori and her husband Ed moved to Atlanta from New Bedford MA and are now empty nesters.
Jodi has been with North Point Periodontics since 2002 and has been practicing Dental Hygiene for over fifteen years. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Vermont. Go Catamounts! She also completed a Culinary Arts Certificate program in 2008 and enjoys all aspects of cooking, especially baking. And I must say, we enjoy her baking also! Jodi lives in Roswell with her two kids, her dog and her foster dog(s). She enjoys anything outdoorsy, but especially water sports-she was a 2009 Alabama state wakeboarding champ!
Debbie has been with North Point Periodontics for over 13 years. She is now our full time Dental Hygienist, but she began her career in our office as a dental assistant! She furthered her education in dental hygiene school at Georgia Perimeter College, graduating in 2009. Debbie loves being a part of the North Point Periodontics team because of the sense of family she feels with the staff and patients. Debbie feels strongly about making patients feel comfortable at their dental visits and will ease any anxiety that is brought to her chair. In her free time she loves all things outdoors and enjoys camping, hiking, kayaking and exploring with her rescue dog Roxy.
Jennifer is an Atlanta native and has practiced Dental Hygiene over 30 years with the last 17 being at North Point Periodontics. She is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and has a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. In addition to her clinical duties, Jennifer is our Professional Relations Coordinator for the practice. In this role, she maintains communication between our office and our referring doctors. She coordinates the continuing education programs that we present quarterly in our office Education Center. Jennifer resides in Alpharetta with her husband Paul and their dogs, Della and Burton. They have one son, Duncan, who is currently a student at Georgia State University. Jennifer enjoys going to the lake, boating, and spending time with family and friends. She also volunteers with Tanner’s Totes, a non-profit organization that delivers totes to teens with cancer.
Karla is another of our invaluable Surgical Assistants. She has so much energy, her nickname around the office is The Energizer Bunny! She is the key to our smooth operation flowing from the administrative to the clinical side of the office. She is also experienced as a patient care coordinator and you may hear her friendly voice on the phone or have her smiling face greet you in our office. Karla has two children, Sebastian and Sofia. She enjoys spending her time outside of the office with her kids and family.
Lily is the leader of our fantastic team of Surgical Assistants. Lily is originally from Chicago, IL and has lived in Woodstock since 1998. She has been working in the dental field since 2000. Her calm demeanor and smiling, friendly face puts our surgical patients at ease before, during and after their treatment. She has two children, Joselyn and Manny, and two family dogs, Roscoe and Ozzie. Lily enjoys the outdoors and loves to spend time with her family.
Veronica is another one of our great team of Surgical Assistants. She is originally from Mexico where she received her Dental Degree. She practiced dentistry in Mexico for 8 years prior to moving to the United States. Her knowledge of dentistry and strong clinical skills has made her an enormous asset for North Point Periodontics. For the last 12 years Veronica’s passion has been guiding patients to focus on full body health by improving their oral health. In her spare time she loves to be on the beach and spend time with her family.
Our team of Patient Care Coordinators would not be complete without Nancy, who is always eager to help our patients. Her expertise in dealing with complicated dental insurance plans makes her invaluable to our office. Nancy wears another hat; she is also Call Center Leader! Yes, we have a dedicated team that are solely responsible to handle your calls and answer your questions without interruptions. Nancy has been in the dental field since 2000. She moved to Atlanta in 2001 from San Fernando Valley, California. She has three girls, Tiffany, Catherine and Caylee, and two boys, Miquel and Edgar, that keep her busy. Her spare time is spent with her kid’s activities and sports events.
Rachael is one of our brightest stars here at North Point Periodontics. She rounds out our fantastic team of Patient Care Coordinators. With her many years of customer service experience, she understands and embraces NPP focus on our patients’ needs. You can always find her with a smile on her face and a positive attitude ready to serve our patients with excellent care. Rachael currently resides in Brookhaven where she enjoys going to concerts and music festivals with her friends. She loves animals! Her idea of a perfect day involves being surrounded by her ferrets, cats and reptiles.
Smita is another one of our fabulous Treatment Coordinators. She also holds a degree in dental assisting from the Dental Assisting School of Georgia. Her experience brings better understanding, empathy and connection with our patients. She helps our patients and families in finding answers concerning finances, understanding how insurance coverage works and discussing treatment options. When she isn’t glued to a computer screen she spends time working in the garden, learning Spanish, listening to music and going to concerts. She enjoys traveling to different parts of the world and learning about their food and culture. Being in love with food she loves to eat and enjoys cooking for family and friends. She has two teenage kids and loves to spend time with her family.