Meet Our Team

Full-Time Staff

Dentist Staff #1 - Covington, GA


Registered Dental Hygienist

Sandy is a local girl, born and raised right here in Covington. She graduated from Clayton State College in 1996 with an Associate of Science degree in dental hygiene. Sandy has actually worked in this practice her entire hygiene career. She and her husband, Tim, have four children: Melissa, Matthew, Karli and Corbin. She enjoys scrapbooking and spending quality time with her family. They particularly like to go camping. Sandy's gentle touch and calm demeanor put people at ease.

Dentist Staff #1 - Covington, GA


Registered Dental Hygienist

Susan has lived in the southern crescent of Atlanta since childhood, currently residing in Stockbridge. She graduated from Clayton Junior College (now known as Clayton State University) in 1980 with her degree in dental hygiene. Susan and Dr. Laurie have been close friends and colleagues since 1997. They worked together for over five years before Dr. Laurie bought the practice. When a position became available in 2004, Dr. Laurie hired her immediately. Susan has twin daughters, Anna and Marie. She enjoys traveling (ask her about her trip to Costa Rica with Laurie) and reading. Susan is quick-witted and loves to laugh.

Dentist Staff #1 - Covington, GA


Chairside Dental Assistant

Kristy joined our dental family in 2010. She has the ability to talk to anyone. Patients love her. Kristy was instrumental in keeping our practice running smoothly after Jennie’s unfortunate stroke in 2018 (see “Practice News” for more about Jennie). Kristy wears many hats in our office. She is compassionate, hard-working and detail-oriented. She and her husband, Todd, were both born and raised near Covington. They have two children, Katie and Cody.


Front Desk

Ashlea has been a patient for years and now works at our front desk. She has sixteen years of experience in the dental field and is excellent at solving insurance problems. She and her family have lived in Newton county for 26 years. Ashlea and her husband, Mike, have three children, Erin, Megan and Jonathan. Ashlea is a huge animal lover like Dr. Laurie. You might just see her in the parking lot feeding the squirrels fruit.