Class Notes and In Memoriam: DCG Winter 2019

GDA Honors
The following alumni have been named honorable fellows of the Georgia Dental Association:

• Dr. Sarabess Baumrind (’07),
Northern District
• Dr. Heather Colson Hardy (’04),
Southwestern District
• Dr. Ben Hawkins (’06),
Northern District
• Dr. Scott McLaurin (’01),
Western District
• Dr. Chris Shim (’02),
Northwestern District

1970s
Dr. William Jopling (’73), who practices at Jopling & Brunson in Thomson, Georgia, has been named a 2019 Top Invisalign Provider. Invialign helps straighten teeth without typical metal braces.

1980s
Dr. Steven Stallings (’86) has been named chief dental informatics officer of the U.S. Department of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

Dr. Doug Depew (’88) has practiced orthodontics in Kennesaw, Georgia
since 1990.

1990s
Dr. Kathy Sanders (’91), who practices cosmetic dentistry in Kingsport, Tennessee, has become the first dentist in the state to become an accredited fellow in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Mike Pruett (’92) is an academic associate fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Dr. John Sigman (’99) has been elected president of the Western District Georgia Dental Association.

2010s
Dr. Andrea Company (General Practice Residency, ’10) has received the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Fellowship Award.

Dr. Anthony Didato (’11) has been named director of Medori CBD, which produces and markets cannabidiol products that use organic hemp.

Dr. Monica Chana (’14) has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Oral Medicine.

Dr. Jackie Delash (’15) has been named a diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Dr. ZoAnna (Zoey) Scheinfeld (’15) has announced her engagement to Martin (Marty) Bock.

Dr. Alex Culberson (’16) has joined Classic City Orthodontics in Athens, Georgia.

Dr. Hardy L. Gray (’16), who practices at Advanced Dental Care in Valdosta, Georgia, is president of the Southwestern District Georgia Dental Association.

Dr. Jeni Heselbarth, (General Practice Residency, ’18) has received the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Associate Fellowship Award.

Dr. Sun Kim (’18) of Buford Family Dental in Buford, Georgia has been named the Top Patient-Rated Dentist by Find Local Doctors.

Dr. Cornelius Daniel Jr. (’19) has joined the Conyers Smiles dental office in Conyers, Georgia.

 

In Memoriam
Dr. Joseph Griffin (’82)
Dr. Mark Retterbush (’83)
Dr. Pat Stephens (’87)
Dr. Kenneth Grubbs, former faculty member

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