Steve Hahn D.M.D.,M.S.
All our professionals at Georgia Dental Implant Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Steve T. Hahn D.M.D., M.S. received his academic training in Dentistry at Boston University, and he earned a certificate of Advanced Education in General Dentistry from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. In order to become one of a select group of highly skilled dentists with training in Advanced Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery, he went on to complete an additional specialty residency with a master's of science degree in Advanced Prosthodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, followed by an Implant Fellowship with a Surgery Specialty at New York University College of Dentistry.
Until recently, Dr. Hahn's primary focus has been teaching in his areas of specialized training and skill -- prosthodontics and implants. He has served in a range of teaching positions including Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.
Over the past several years, Dr. Hahn's practice has evolved in parallel with his academic work: He now works directly with patients at his offices at the Georgia Dental Implant Center. As a doctor with a unique combination of skills, he dedicates his years of training in the maintenance of healthy teeth for his patients using the most extensive range of specialized skills and resFources.
As one of an elite number of dentists with advanced training in Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery, Dr. Hahn remains ahead of the leading edge of dental care by constantly updating his practice with the latest available technological developments in the areas of General Dentistry, Implant Surgery, and Advanced Prosthodontics. By continually setting the highest standard for himself and his staff, he assures his patients the highest quality of dental care currently available.
Dr. Hahn is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, The Academy of Osseointegration. He is currently an active member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. He has formerly been an active member the American Dental Association, former member of the International Congress of Oral Implantation, and the former Advisor for the Korean American Dental Student Association at Columbia University. Dr. Hahn is bi-lingual and speaks English and Korean
Gregory S. Doneff D.D.S.
Dr. Doneff graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha Nebraska and has been practicing since 1999. He is currently a member of the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce and numerous professional organizations including American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association and th Northern District Dental Society.
Dr. Doneff is married with three children. His hobbies are fishing, camping and family vacations.
Maria C. Kwak Myung D.D.S
Dr. Maria C. Kwak, DDS was born and raised in Paraguay. She received her first dental degree from the Universidad Nacionl de Asuncion in 1999. After that she received a certificate in Public Health in 2000. Upon arriving in U.S, Dr. Kwak obtained a dental degree for the second time from the competitive Advanced Standing Program for International Dentist at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 2009. She enjoys all phases of dentistry but specially building relationships with patients while serving to improve their oral health. As dentistry is evolving in a faster pace, Dr. Kwak is eager to improve her skills and stay up to date to better serve her patients attending continuously to dental education seminars. As a matter of fact, one of her long time goals is to obtain a Mastership from the Academy of General Dentistry! (Will need 1100 hours of credits!). She is married with her wonderful husband of 17 years, Richard and they are blessed with two girls, who right now are just enjoying being kids. Dr. Kwak is fluent in Spanish, Korean, and English and she is humble to be able to communicate with three different cultural backgrounds. Dr. Kwak welcomes you at the Doraville, Duluth and Norcross locations. Dr. Kwak is tri-lingual and speaks English, Spanish and Korean.
Paul Kim D.D.S.
Dr. Kim has been committed in a professional dental career since 2002. He is a graduate of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, followed by a Prosthodontic Award upon graduation in 2002. He has successfully completed his residency at NY Methodist Hospital.
Furthering his career path, he earned his certificate in Advanced Dentistry at Rosenthal Institute at NYU in recognition of his accomplishments, he spent 5 years in a Cosmetic Dentistry in NYC as an associate Doctor to Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman. His devotion to the dental field in helping others achieve and maintain the best possible results has lead to many other proficient skills including aesthetic, restorative, periodontic, endodontic, pedodontic, orthodontic (Invisalign), implant, dentures, and oral surgery.
After many years of mastering his skills, he remains consistent in striving to meet every expectations with complete entrust. His enhanced dental work results in hand with aesthetics offering dental health and beauty. Dr. Kim continues forward to pursue further education to accelerate in unlimited knowledge within his comprehensive work. Dr. Kim is a member of American Dental Association at Columbia University College. He is certified in procedures such as Botox and Fillers. His philosophy is to maintain the highest levels of professional accreditation and extensive training to deliver the best care possible.
Chang Han D.D.S MD
Dr. Han is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He received his DDS from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery and received his MD from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He then completed the Residency Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Univeristy Medical Center.
Dr. Han received extensive training in dental implantology, facial reconstructive surgery and orthognathic/corrective jaw surgery. His interests also include dentoalveolar surgery, TMJ surgery, facial trauma and the treatment of patients with craniofacial deformities and pathology. Dr. Han served internationally for Healing the Children, a non-profit organization for treating children with cleft lips and palates.
Dr. Han is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is a member of the New York and New Jersey Societies of Oral and Maxillofaical Surgeons. He maintains clinical and teaching privileges at Hackensack University Medical Center and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Chang is tri-lingual and Speaks English, Spanish and Korean.
Sammy Carden D.M.D.
Dr.Carden is a General Dentist and specializes in Locum Tenens Dentistry. He and his wife own Tooth Be Told LLC and he has been in private practice for over 40 years. He is currently serving our Acworth and Midtown Atlanta offices.
He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1976 and he has extensive CE training in endodontics. He is a member of Northern District Dental Society, Georgia Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Meet The Staff:
Stephany has been in dentistry since 1981. She has served in the U.S. Military. She is married and has two sons. She knows her longtime patients like they are her own family. Stephany began her career here as a dental assistant then moved up to clinical manager, then was promoted to office manager. As of October 1, 2019 she is now the general manager for our company.She is very caring and compassionate, and will do whatever it takes to make your visit pleasant. If you have questions about anything dental, she is the "go to" person.
Acworth Office Manager
After moving from her homestate of New York, she began her career in Denver, CO. Her journey at GDIC started as front office coordinator and moved up to office manager. She has learned from start to finish how to provide the best possible care for our patients. In her spare time she enjoys walks with her dog, cooking, playing guitar and singing.
Patient Co-ordinator Midtown
Glynn has been in the dental field since 2003. He has spent the last 13 years as an insurance specialist. Prior to his career in the dental field, he spent many years as a Customer Service Manager in both small companies and large corporations. Glynn's goal is to make sure that you leave the office having had the best experience and a completely satisfactory result.
Patient Co-ordinator Insurance, Acworth
Jodie was born in Brooklyn NY and lived there for 30 years, moved to Florida with her husband and 9 month old daughter in 1987 and loved living there for 25 years. She raised her daughter alone after the death of her husband in 1990. Jodie then moved to Woodstock, Ga in 2015 and joing Georgia Dental Implant Center in 2016. She went to Kingsborough college for 1 1/12 years, then decided to become a Dental Assistant in 1977 and has been in the dental field ever since. Jodie has two 4 legged children named Auggie and Odie. She enjoys walks with her dogs, snow skiing, bicycle rides, and hiking.
Front Office Supervisor, Acworth
Helen has just began her career with Georgia Dental Implant Center as of August 2018. She graduated from Penn Foster in 2017 . She is a Mexico Native and has one child, a six year old son, named Jayden. Helen is very big into working out and her hobby is heavy weight training. She does have a passion for dancing and cooking as well! She thoroughly enjoys spending free time with family and friends. Her main goal in the dental field is to prosper her out going personality and motivation to build relationships with patients and help make their experience at the dentist the best it can be. Helen is bi-lingual and speaks English and Spanish.
Carol Cook, R.D.H.
After graduating from Perimeter College in Dunwoody, Carol has been a dental hygienist in metro Atlanta for over 20 years. She has continued her education by attending various seminars and hands on continuing educational courses on all the latest advances in dentistry. She has also served as vice-president of The Atlanta Dental Hygiene Society which is the local chapter of The American Dental Hygiene Association. Carol coordinates the hygienists in our office to assure that they come away with fresh new ideas on how to treat and meet all the special needs of each individual patient along with refresher courses to keep their skills honed. Her free time is spent with her husband and with family.
Liliana Bedoya R.D.H.
Liliana was born in Colombia, South America and has been in the states since she was 2. She graduated in 2003 from Greenville Technical College in South Carolina with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Through her years of experience she has learned compassion, understanding and developed her skills to bring comfort to her patients. Liliana likes to develop a rapport with her patients to develop not just the professional relationship but personal one as well. In her spare time she loves to garden, cook, listen to music and spend time with her family. Lily is bi-lingual and speaks English and Spanish.
Sherry Oster R.D.H.
Sherry graduated from Medical College of Georgia in 1999. She has worked successfully in Pediatric Dentistry, as well as General Dentistry. Her caring personality and communication skills enable her to meet her patients individual needs. She is passionate about patient education and is encouraged when helping others to achieve better oral health. Staying positive while having a healthy lifestyle are important to Sherry. She and her husband, Robert, are involved in their church and enjoy encouraging others who may be in need of support.
Angela Laughlin R.D.H
Angela graduated in 1991 from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in southern California, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Shortly after graduating, she moved to Anchorage, Alaska where she lived and worked for 9 years. In 2000, Angie moved to Woodstock and has been working in various offices ever since. Angie strives to provide her patients with the best care possible. It is important to her to build a relationship of trust with each patient and to make sure each person is comfortable and relaxed. Angie is a mom to two boys, she home schools and is very active in her church and in Scouting.
Denise Landon R.D.H.
Denise works with patients to improve and maintain their oral health. She combines her love of science and her desire to improve the lives of others into her practice of dental hygiene. She is very detail oriented and each year attends several continuing education courses to keep up to date on emerging technologies and techniques. She has experience in pediatric and general dentistry.
Denise graduated as valedictorian of her dental hygiene class in 2014 and is pursuing her Bachelor of Science degree. Reading, knitting, gardening and spending time with family are her activities outside of her passion of dentistry.
Angeline belives that a healthy body is our greatest asset. With that, we are better able to achieve our goals and dreams. Since the oral cavity is a vital part of total body wellness, it's ver y important to maintain great hygiene habits. Angeline realizes that our past, sometimes poor, choices should not determine the future of our teeth. She wants to help you in maintaining your teeth for a lifetime.
Angeline looks forward to providing you with the highest standard of care with her 10+ years of expertise. When not in the office, Angeline is an avid traveler. So far, she has visited close to 60 countries world wide. She is also an animal lover and cas digs, cats, and fish.
Adela Salinas, DDS
Dr. Adela Salinas was born in Mexico City and attended dental school there, graduating with a concentration in general dentistry, orthodontics, and prosthodontics. She is married with two grown children. In her off time she loves to cook, play tennis, go to the beach and visit Mexico to see old friends. We are happy to have her and her expertise in our family now, she looks forward to seeing you soon. Adela is bi-lingual and speaks English and Spanish
Jennifer graduated from the University of Alaska in Anchorage in 1997. She has expertise in fixed prosthodontics and implant restorations. We feel very fortunate to have found this opportunity to work with such a fine dental assistant and wonderful, caring person. She likes to spend her free time with her family and at the gym. Come on in and check out our wonderful office and meet Jennifer.
Nina started her dental career after graduating from Medix College in 2004. She is one of our surgical and restorative assistants and loves helping her patients. She is married and has two adorable sons and one daughter that is going to turn heads when she grows up. She enjoys reading, shopping, watching the Braves play and spending time with her family. She goes out of her way to make your dental visit a wonderful experience.
Yazzmin Joined us in May 2013. She was born in Mexico and attended dental school at DT Dental in Marietta. She has two wonderful children. She enjoys activities at her church, plays the drums, working out, dancing and spending quality time with her children. She has a true passion for what she is doing and cares deeply for our patients. She is always smiling. Yazzmin is bi-lingual and speaks English and Spanish.
"Yuri" was born in Douglasville, GA. and moved to Cartersvill, GA. in 2011. She graduated from Cass High School in 2015 and graduated from AS4U Career Center in 2016 to become a dental assistant. She joined our family here in 2017 and has been a dynamo. Her enthusiasm, friendliness and patient care are exceptional.She has six siblings including younger twin brothers. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Yuritsi is bi-lingual and speaks English and Spanish.
Amira joined us in 2019. She graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2019 and has a passion for dentistry. She enjoys helping others and ensuring that each patient leaves with a smile on their face. She loves the dental field because of the interpersonal relationships that are formed with patients. In her free time she enjoys walking her dog, going hiking, and weight lifting. She is bilingual and speaks English and Arabic.
Patrice has been in dentistry over 20 years. She attended University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, New Jersey. She has experience in orthodontics, periodontics, general, and endodontic dentistry. She has worked in Beverly Hills, California and will give our patients the same celebrity treatment. Her hobbies include swimming and relaxing at home!
Ian graduated in 1997 from "Dental Technology School" in South Korea before moving to America in 2001 and began his journey as a Master Dental Technician. His attention to detail insures the finest quality restorations anywhere. He began working with Dr. Hahn in 2009, before joining our team full time in 2013 as our on-site Lab Manager in our Midtown office.He is continues to update his skills to stay up to date with the latest technology in dentistry. he is married with 2 beautiful children. He loves to play basketball, play his cello and listen to music.
Mike graduated from Scott Skill Center dental program first in his class and is now a Master Dental Technician. He worked at Cedar Dental for one year then moved to Hollywood, California at the age of 21. He perfected his craft working and creating some of Hollywoods best smiles. He returned to Georgia where he opened his own dental lab and has 39 years experience. He is a single parent of 3 girls and1 boy, and loves horseback riding and Kung Fu.(Not watching it, doing it!) He loves James Brown who encouraged him as a young man.