Yanely Duart, Hygiene Assistant
Yanely joined the Johns Creek Dental Excellence Team in the fall of 2014. Originally from Mexico, she moved from to Atlanta with her family in 2004. This is her second year working in the dental industry with a one year background as front desk receptionist. Yanely is CPR and OSHA certified and is currently enrolled at Georgia Perimeter College continuing her education. Her goal is to go to hygiene school, as for she is very committed to her education. As well, she enjoys spending time with her family,bowling, playing volleyball, biking, dancing and enjoying a good cup of coffee!
Elena Birsa, Dental Assistant
Elena was born in the Republic of Moldova, which is an Eastern European country located between Romania and Ukraine. Her first language is Romanian, but is also fluent in English, Russian, and Spanish. Elena moved to the United States about seven years ago and is currently enrolled at Georgia Perimeter College for continuing education. Elena has been in the dental field for over six years and is also certified with Expanded Duties, CPR, OSHA, and has experience working with CEREC technology and surgical procedures. She has a very professional approach to all these areas of dentistry, and loves making patients feel comfortable and secure. Elena Joined Johns Creek Dental Excellence team in the fall of 2014, and enjoys spending her free time traveling and exploring foreign cuisine in her kitchen.
Patti Henry, Dental Hygienist
Patti is a Registered Dental Hygienist who joined our Johns Creek Dental Excellence team in August of 2014. She is a Georgia native, having grown up in Vidalia, Ga. Earning the Thomas P. Hinman scholarship was one of her many accomplishments while on her way to becoming a 2008 graduate of Valdosta State University/Valdosta Technical College. Being introduced to dentistry at an early age, Patti always knew that she wanted to become a hygienist. She strives to not only create great relationships with her patients, but provide excellent care as well. Patti currently resides in the West Midtown area of Atlanta where she enjoys spending time with her husband, traveling, being outdoors, hanging out with her Goldendoodle and Jack Russell, as well as visiting her twin sister and two baby nieces in Vidalia.
Lara Taylor, Dental Assistant
Lara joined Johns Creek Dental Excellence in the fall of 2013. She attended Valdosta State University for two years and will be continuing her education towards a Dental Hygiene Degree. In the meantime, she is enjoying learning all about dentistry and forming great relationships with our patients! She is CPR and OSHA certified, assists with Dr. Parsa and Dr. Tran, works with our marketing and social networking, as well as our new patient coordination! In Lara’s free time, she absolutely loves being outdoors, spending time with her family and friends, along with her Chocolate Lab, Chubb!
Araxie is a Certified Expanded Duties Dental Assistant with over five years of dental experience. Her other certifications include Xray Radiation, In-Office Teeth Whitening, CPR, OSHA, and Invisalign. Araxie was born in USSR, grew up in Israel, and moved to Georgia with her family in 1999. She has been assisting at our office since the summer of 2012, and has enjoyed getting to know all of our wonderful patients. In her free time, Araxie loves to teach, work on crafts, attend yoga classes, dance, and go on nature hikes!