Kristan is originally from Georgia and has been a part of our team since 2009. She loves working at Mountain View Dental and enjoys every aspect of her job. “I love the interaction with all different types of people. Everyone’s teeth are a part of a first impression, and I love helping to give our patients a confident smile. I also enjoy educating them on how to maintain great oral hygiene, which affects their overall health. Being a dental hygienist allows me to be a part of something that positively impacts a person’s overall life.”
When not at work, Kristan spends time with her husband and two very active little girls at the ballpark. She also enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.
Tara joined our team in 2012 as an expanded functions dental assistant. She started her dental career in 2006 as a front desk administrator. After only six months in the dental field, her passion for dentistry grew so much that she decided to further her education and become a dental assistant. In 2009, she obtained GA State Certification as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.
The things Tara loves most about her job are interacting with all of the wonderful patients, getting to be a part of educating patients to help ensure that they obtain optimal oral health, and seeing all of the amazing smile transformations firsthand.
Tara, originally a Cartersville native, now lives in Adairsville with her husband, two children, and their dog. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, vacationing, and shopping.
Originally from El Salvador, Monica moved to Fairfax, VA in 2001 and then to the Atlanta area in 2009. In 2012, Monica joined our team with 10 years of dental experience. She is very excited to be a part of the Mountain View Dental team. Her favorite part of being a dental assistant is seeing patients’ dental health and smiles improve. She is also very conscientious when it comes to helping patients understand all aspects of their dental treatment.
Monica really enjoys the outdoors. She loves to ride four wheelers with her son. She also enjoys cooking and loves to grill. Monica is a very spiritual person and thanks God every day for his blessings in her life, especially her family.
Deanne has been with the practice since 2001, when she and her family moved to the Atlanta area. She has been in the dental field since 1985, having started her career as a dental assistant in South Carolina. She handles a multitude of day-to-day tasks involved with maintaining the highest standards of customer service and administrative excellence.
“My favorite aspect of my job is to see the transformations made in our patients’ smiles and knowing I had a part in changing someone’s life,” says Deanne. Deanne is a member of the Atlanta Dental Office Managers Association She uses this network to share resources and ideas to keep the practice on the leading edge of patient satisfaction.
In her spare time, Deanne enjoys spending time with her husband of 29 years, her children, and their spouses. They all enjoy boating, skiing, and time at the beach.
With 22 years’ experience in the industry, Alicia joined Mountain View Dental in 2013. Alicia is a native Georgian and became interested in dentistry while in high school when she trained with a general dentist. She handles a multitude of day-to-day tasks involved with keeping the office humming along.
She has attended numerous seminars and industry workshops to maintain the highest standards of customer service. “I relocated to the Acworth area, eager to work with a team that delivers optimum care. The staff here is so passionate about what they do,” Alicia says. “We treat our patients as though they are family. They are the best!”
When she’s not working or busy with her three children, Alicia enjoys relaxing with a good book, cooking, and spending time outdoors.
Mimi began her dental career in 1987 as a dental assistant in Athens, GA. In 1988 she moved to Marietta where she continued her dental career. In 1995 she began Hygiene school and became a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has always been interested in health related careers.
In her spare time, Mimi enjoys spending time with her daughter and driving her around to all of her dance classes and competitions.
Wendy attended Clayton State College and graduated in 1994 with an Associate of Dental Hygiene degree. Wendy is a great addition to our team as she brings 20 years’ experience with her. She joined our awesome team in 2015.
“I love dental hygiene. I love people and I love my job!” says Wendy. “The best part of my job are my patients! I have a gentle hand and will always try to make your dental experience a positive one.”
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children. She loves running, vacationing and spending time with her family.