about-us

Our practice is based on dedication to our patients. Our primary goal is to provide the highest quality orthodontic care in a pleasing and friendly environment. We strive to do this by showing concern for each and every patient while respecting their individual needs. Excellence, Ability and Education are fundamental to all members of our team. By holding these values, we strive to create winning smiles that will last a lifetime.

Dr. Doug Depew

Dr. Doug Depew has maintained a thriving orthodontic practice in Cobb County, Georgia since 1990. In 2018 he acquired the Atlanta practice that emphasizes esthetic orthodontic treatment, as well as more complicated types of care. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia. He received his dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia where he graduated at the top of his class. His certificate in orthodontics and master’s degree was earned from Baylor College of Dentistry at Baylor University. His pursuit of excellence is exemplified by numerous achievements and awards.

Dr. Depew and his wife, Vicki, have three wonderful children, Andrew, Ashley and Ryan and two incredible grand children, William and Elizabeth. And in his spare time, he enjoys working with his horses, computers and various outdoor activities.

Dr. Depew is also the founder and Academic Director of Trapezio, which provides formal training for orthodontic staff members. This innovative program which is conducted online and through hands-on clinical sessions is endorsed by the American Association of Orthodontists and is recognized internationally as the standard for training and certification of orthodontic staff members. As the program creator, Dr. Depew is frequently invited to speak at professional meetings around the country and overseas.

Besides being a sought after lecturer, Dr. Depew takes two to three times the required hours of continuing education each year. He is an active member in of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, and the Georgia Association of Orthodontists, the American Lingual Orthodontic Association, the Spear Dental Study Club, and the Elite Lingual Orthodontic Society.

DR. Mariesa Manente

Dr. Mariesa Manente grew up in the greater Atlanta area and attended The University of Georgia for her undergraduate degree where she double majored in Biology and Psychology. She went on to attend Augusta University’s Dental college of Georgia (formerly Medical College of Georgia) where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and specialty of Orthodnotics. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, and the Georgia Association of Orthodontists.

Dr. Manente is a devoted UGA fan and loves to head back to cheer on the DAWGS in Athens whenever possible! A few of her hobbies include traveling and outdoor activities including kayaking and playing tennis. she also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and Weimaraner dog Raven!.

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Our Amazing Team

Madison
Scheduling Coordinator

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Madison

Kim Dague
Treatment Coordinator

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Kim

Sally Bohatch
Clinical Coordiator

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Sally

Elias Gashaw
Clinical Assistant

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Elias

Jessie
Orthodontic Assistant

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Jessie

Angie
Marketing Coordinator

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Angie