Our Spaulding
Dentistry Team in Decatur, GA

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Vanieca
Office Manager

In January 2019, Georgia native Vanieca joined Dr. Spaulding’s team and loves every aspect of dentistry. She has over two decades of combined experience in administrative and clinical work. Vanieca attended Dental Boot Kamp, the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, and is a member of the Georgia Dental Office Manager’s Association. She loves to find ways to help people smile, which includes building confidence in their oral health.

Outside of the office, Vanieca enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She loves singing as a member of a Christian band and serves as the Praise and Worship leader at her church.

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Danielle
Registered Dental Hygienist

Born and raised in Georgia, Danielle received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2013. She’s extremely passionate about dental health and loves keeping up with all the latest products and procedures to provide better care for her patients. Danielle is committed to continuing her dental education to make your dental hygiene treatment as comfortable as possible.

Danielle spends time with her patients to educate and encourage them to maintain good periodontal health. When she’s away from work, Danielle enjoys spending time with her loved ones. She also loves the warm, sunny outdoors and taking her dog out for a ride in her Jeep with the doors and top off.

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Kevin
Clinical Dental Assistant

In 2015, Kevin obtained his Bachelor of Science at Emory University with a major in biology and a minor in religion. He has a wide range of medical knowledge, including working as a cancer research lab technician and medical assistant. Kevin has worked closely with Dr. Spaulding since 2015. The two have developed what some patients call an almost telepathic connection, and together, they offer patients a harmonious and relaxing experience.

Kevin’s goal is to make sure that everyone who comes in feels comfortable and at ease, leaving with a smile. Outside of the office, Kevin is a professional dancer, choreographer, and aspiring actor. He has appeared in several movies and national television commercials.

Ellisa
Patient Coordinator

Ellisa joined Spaulding Dentistry as a front office assistant in the fall of 2021. She is a north Georgia native who has over 13 years of medical and dental experience. Her favorite thing about being in dentistry are the patients that come in with a desire to have a beautiful healthy smile and being a part of an amazing team to help that dream come true.

In her spare time, Ellisa enjoys spending time with her family, friends, reading, writing, singing, and traveling.

Gabee
Dental Assistant

In April 2020, Gabee graduated from Atlanta Dental Assistant School. After traveling abroad to Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, and working with her family dentist, Gabee found a real passion for restorative dentistry. Providing care to those who are in need of it most, allowed Gabee to use her background in education to teach native Swazis about oral health and hygiene. Gabee graduated with a TEFL certificate from TEFL Academy in 2019 and an ECCE certificate for Early Childhood Care and Education from Chattahoochee tech in 2014. She taught English as a second language in China and south eastern Turkey and is still using those skills today to educate the patients that are part of Dr. Spaulding’s practice. Furthermore, Gabee graduated from Kennesaw State University with her Bachelor’s of Arts in Dance with a concentration in Jazz technique and worked as a professional dancer and teacher for many years.

Gabee’s favorite restorative treatment is Root Canal Therapy. After working with multiple endodontists in the Atlanta area, she has grown to love assisting with the treatment as well as teaching patients that Root Canal Therapy is a way to save the teeth as opposed to extracting them.

Carmen
Registered Dental Hygienist

I’ve been working in dentistry for almost 13 years. I began my career as a dental assistant helping dentists with fillings, crowns, implants, and other cosmetic/surgical procedures. I wanted to expand my knowledge of Dentistry so I pursued and received my Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Clayton State University in 2013. I also have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Education from Georgia College & State University. I’ve been a practicing dental hygienist for almost 10 years and have practiced in Georgia and New Jersey.

What I love about dentistry is helping patients achieve a smile they want and feel good about. Educating patients on their oral health is a strong suit of mine and I enjoy staying up to date with all the newest techniques and products that will help patients achieve optimal dental health. I’m also very conscientious of patients with dental anxiety and can help them feel comfortable in my chair. I am so happy I found Dr. Spaulding’s team because I know patients are receiving the utmost care here.

In my free time I enjoy working out, focusing on my overall health, and spending time with family, friends and my two year old chihuahua, Jack. I’m also an avid traveler, foodie, museum goer and enjoy listening to all types of podcasts.

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