Meet the Team

Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

Front Office Team

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Front Office

Our patients and their families are simply the best people. I love the excitement and energy they bring to the office, and I am thrilled to be part of helping them achieve a new smile. I greet patients, assist with coordinating treatment, accept payments, and help in scheduling appointments. I have been in the dental field since 2003, and I've been with Dempsey Orthodontics since 2012.

My husband Brian and I have a girl, Hadley, and a boy, Asher. Our extended family includes two German shepherds, Alan and Nala, too.

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Front Office

It’s amazing how a new smile changes a person’s life. Not only do they feel better about how they look, but their mouth is healthier and they develop stronger self-confidence. I rejoined the Dempsey Orthodontics team in 2012. I have a degree in business administration and a seminary degree in Ministry Leadership. My family and I are huge Ohio State University fans – Go Buckeyes! My husband Wayne and I have two children, Sean and Kassandra. We run the North Georgia Browns Backers in Jefferson at Beef O’Brady’s. I love watching football, reading, traveling, staying healthy, and listening to country and bluegrass.



Financial Coordinator

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Financial Coordinator

I love when I’m able to help a patient and their parent see there is a way to make orthodontic care affordable. At Dempsey Orthodontics, we believe everyone should have a healthy smile they love, and we are here to make them happen! As our Financial Coordinator, I ensure patients get the most from their insurance benefits, file the paperwork, and follow-up on claims. I also develop financial contracts and handle billing matters. I started working in the dental field in 1995, and I've been working at our office since 1998.

Originally from Colorado, I’ve lived in Atlanta since 1991. My husband and I have been married for over 25 years, and we have an adult son. I read as much as possible, and enjoy watching movies, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.



Treatment Coordinators

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Office Manager

It’s so much fun to welcome people to our practice. Their excitement at the thought of getting a new smile is absolutely contagious! I walk patients and their families through the treatment process, explain what their plan entails, and review all options. I love answering questions and making sure patients and parents have all the information needed to decide about their future smile! I have been in the orthodontic field since 2002.

Originally from North Carolina, I moved to Georgia in 2003. My husband and I have been married for more than 30 years and have two beautiful children and four amazing grandchildren. I enjoy reading, hunting, singing, and being in nature. 

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Treatment Coordinator/Marketing

I love working with our new patients—introducing them to our office and the orthodontic world. I am here to explain treatment planning, go over financials, and set up appointments. I also do marketing, including working with referring offices and volunteering at schools. The relationships I’ve built with our patients and my teammates mean a lot to me. We are like a family here! I've been with Dempsey Orthodontics since 2001.

I have been married for 14 years and have been blessed with two kids. Both of my children play traveling sports, so we stay on the go! It’s a good thing that we love to travel!



Clinical Team

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Orthodontic Assistant

I love working in orthodontics; it allows me to be part of creating a lifetime of beautiful smiles while creating lasting friendships. I have enjoyed this joy for over 25 years. Helping someone I care about develop great oral health and a radiant smile is incredibly fulfilling. My days are spent assisting Dr. Dempsey with procedures while supporting our patients.

I’m the proud mother to my amazing son, Scott. When not working, I love time with family and friends, as well as traveling to the beach and mountains. I also enjoy decorating, antiquing, and watching The Bachelorette, HGTV, and The Food Network.

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Orthodontic Assistant

I became an orthodontic assistant over 20 years ago and still love it as much as when I first started! I enjoy getting to know the patients during the course of their time with us, and I’m always excited to see their smiles transform. I help Dr. Dempsey with procedures chair-side and do a lot for our office behind the scenes.

I have been married to my husband, Kent, for over 25 years, and we enjoy spending time with family and friends. On my time off I like to exercise, read, spend time at Rosemary Beach, and go to Georgia games- Go Dawgs!!! I love to travel when possible and see the world.

Interesting fact- my mother was Japanese (born and raised in Hawaii), so that makes me half Japanese!

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Orthodontic Assistant

My name is Ale, and I am a New Orleans native. I've been an orthodontic assistant since I was 19 years old. I've called Atlanta home since 2007. I'm married to my best friend, Jeremy, and we have a beautiful daughter Audrey. I enjoy shopping, crafting, the movies, and Netflix. We love football season! I pull for the Saints, but we are raising a Georgia Tech fan!

Orthodontics has been a great career for me. I love my patients, and I strive to make my patients feel comfortable. I have always wanted to treat my patients just as I expect to be treated when being seen in a professional environment!

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Orthodontic Assistant

I was one of Dr. Dempsey's patients years ago, and then I started working at the age of sixteen as a sterilization assistant. I loved everything about working in the field! I am currently a student at the University of North Georgia pursuing a degree in health care.

I am one of three siblings, and I am the first in my family to go into the dental field. In my spare time, I love spending time with family and friends, shopping, and catching up on my shows.

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Orthodontic Assistant

My name is Lynette, and I love helping people along their orthodontic journey. It's truly amazing to see our patients' smiles transform! I am originally from Florida, and I moved to Georgia in 2014. I have been a certified orthodontist since 2003.

I am married with two kids, and family is one of the most important things in my life. In my spare time, I love spending time with my family, going to church, and shopping online.

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Orthodontic Assistant

Everyone deserves a smile they feel confident sharing, and here we make those smiles happen! It’s amazing to watch a person gain self-esteem and feel better about themselves and their appearance. The day they finish treatment and see the results of their hard work simply can’t be beat! I assist Dr. Dempsey during procedures and also provide direct patient care.

I’m originally from the Philippines and have a B.S. in Elementary Education along with being a dental assistant. My wonderful husband, Brett, is American. We are blessed with twin boys!

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