Our Staff

Hygienists


Wiesaal Doane

Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from South Africa, Wiesaal is a graduate of Palm Beach College in Florida. She enjoys establishing a friendly professional relationship with both new and existing clients. Many of which she has continually treated for the 17 years she has been with our practice. One of Wiesaal’s favorite aspects of dentistry is educating patients on how to achieve and maintain excellent oral health. With over 22 years of experience in the dental field, she is an expert at keeping your teeth and gums healthy and free of gum disease. Wiesaal is the proud mother of four wonderful children and in her time away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, sports, and gardening.


Annette Roberts

Registered Dental Hygienist

After residing in Charleston, South Carolina for nine years, Annette moved to Atlanta and joined our team in 2011. She grew up in Michigan and received an Associate’s degree in dental hygiene in 1999 from Ferris State University in Grand Rapids. Annette is a registered dental hygienist with a passion for promoting health and wellness by providing exceptional dental care. She loves connecting with her patients and educating them about oral health and the impact it has on their overall wellness. Annette’s favorite pastimes include golfing, hiking, exploring new restaurants, wine tastings, and simply relaxing by the pool.


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Stacey Thompson

Registered Dental Hygieniest

With over 10 years of dental experience Stacey enjoys developing relationships with her patients and bringing a comfort to them while in the dental chair.  Her eye for detail and upbeat personality has allowed her to provide quality care to her patients while attending to their dental needs Stacey grew up in Powder Springs Georgia and graduated from West Georgia Technical College in 2006 earning her Dental Hygiene degree in Applied Science. Since graduating she enjoys staying up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry and growing her knowledge to be able to apply that to her patients dental needs. Outside of the office, Stacey spends time with friends and family and enjoys quality time with her husband and twin boys.  She loves camping, boating, exploring new places and staying fit.


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Jennifer Scherbing

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer was born and raised in Georgia. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree at Georgia Southern University in 2005, she attended Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia and received her Dental Hygiene degree in 2008— Jennifer has been providing exceptional dental care to our patients since joining our practice in 2017. She strives to create long lasting relationships with her patients by making them feel at home and enjoys serving her community. Outside of the office, she loves spending time boating, fishing, and camping with her husband and son. Jennifer is an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan and loves cheering them on as her family attends home games in Athens. Go Dawgs!


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Hannah Douglass

Registered Dental Hygieniest

Originally from Texas, Hannah graduated from Midwestern state University in 2013 with a bachelors of science in dental hygiene. She considers the mouth to be incredibly important in systemic function and overall well-being. She loves building strong, long lasting relationships with her patients and educating them about disease prevention and health management.
When she isn’t at work, Hannah enjoys spending time with her husband John and their two dogs. Her hobbies include traveling, hiking, boating, yoga and Ironman training and racing.

Assistants


Alena Zawrotny

Certified Dental Assistant

Alena is a certified expanding duties dental assistant & has been in the dental profession since 2004. Alena enjoys working with our doctors using the latest advancements in dental technology. She is our resident CEREC single visit chairside restoration expert and is thrilled to be able to see her patients through the process of receiving a new crown or onlay in one appointment. She will always greet you with a big smile and will have you smiling by the end of your treatment. Away from the office, Alena enjoys traveling with her family & likes being outdoors hiking or playing tennis.
 


Mia Hood

Certified Dental Assistant

With over a decade of experience as a certified expanded duties dental assistant, Mia’s expertise and warm, friendly personality will put you at ease during your visit with Drs. Resuta and Filipovic. Her goal is to make sure that you are comfortable throughout your appointment. Not only does she enjoy meeting new patients and building long-lasting relationships, Mia is also excited to be a part of so many smile transformations and enjoys working chairside with our doctors. Born in Georgia to a military family, Mia has traveled and lived all over the US and in Germany. She still loves traveling and exploring new places with her two children.


Cheryse Cole

Cheryse Cole

Certified Dental Assistant

Born in St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands, Cheryse briefly lived in Florida before settling in Georgia as a young child with her parents. Upon graduating North Clayton High School Cheryse pursued a career in the dental field. After receiving her dental assisting credentials Cheryse continued her education to become an expanded duties assistant. In her 15 years in the dental field, she worked in pediatrics dentistry as well as Orthodontics. Cheryse is a motivated assistant who is very caring and attentive.

   

Admin


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Lauren MacGillivary

Hygiene Coordinator

Lauren’s warm smile is often the first one you will see when you arrive at our office. A native of Atlanta, Lauren is an alumni of Union Grove High School. Following graduation, she began her career in the customer service industry. Working with both insurance and real estate, before focusing her interest in the dental field. Lauren’s love for people reflects in her work, she is dedicated to ensuring that each of our patients have a pleasant visit. While not at the office, you can find Lauren spending quality time with her furbaby  Chunk, being an active sports fan, and visiting her family in McDonough, GA.



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Laken Clark

Office Manager

A native of Dallas, Texas, Laken relocated to San Pedro, Belize in 1998 and then shortly after made Newnan, Georgia her home in 2000. Immediately following graduation, Laken began her journey into the dental industry in 2007 as a receptionist. After gaining many years of experience, is now the dedicated team leader as the Office Manager for our practice.  Having an outgoing personality, Laken is always eager to take part in life-changing dentistry. Laken’s caring personality shines in and out of the office. In her spare time, she enjoys the company of both her boyfriend, son and stepdaughter. She has a 2yr old Pittie name Lady. Together they love taking trips to the beach, lake and doing anything family oriented. 


Johanna Merino

Johanna Merino

Treatment Plan Coordinator

Originally from Orange County, CA, Johanna relocated to Atlanta in 2004. With years of experience in the dental field and dedication to providing the highest level of customer service possible, Johanna takes great pride in building lasting relationships with our patients. It has always been her priority to ensure that each patient’s visit is a great experience.

Outside of the office, Johanna enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, exploring Atlanta with friends, and visiting her family in Suwanee, GA.
 

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Courtney Ellis

Insurance Coordinator

Born and raised in Georgia, with over 9 years of experience in the dental field, Courtney brings a level of energy and an outgoing personality that she hopes will make our patient’s visits as enjoyable as possible. Courtney values each patient and has an unsurpassed passion to make sure patient’s visits run as smoothly as possible by serving as a liaison between insurance carriers as the office Insurance Coordinator. Courtney is highly organized and dedicated to assisting our patients with all billing and insurance inquiries. Outside of the office, Courtney enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs- Bella and Bane. She also loves being outside learning and exploring new things.