Meet Our Team

Our friendly, dedicated, and energetic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive experience every time you visit our practice.

We welcome you with warm smiles to our practice!

Office Coordinator


Brooke is our outstanding treatment coordinator. She joined our team in 2013 and has grown with our practice ever since. You will see Brooke at the front desk helping patients with their needs or introducing new patients to the office!


Brooke loves working at Nia and seeing how excited the kids are to come to the dentist! She enjoys making your patient experience wonderful and hassle free.


When Brooke is not at work, she loves to spend time with her husband Tom and their dog Murphy, traveling, camping, and kayaking.


Lead Financial/Insurance Coordinator

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Sara our Financial Coordinator has been a wonderful addition to the Nia team since 2013! She works with each family’s insurance company and handles all of our patient’s accounts individually to make sure every patient is able to maximize all their benefits smoothly and seamlessly!


She enjoys working for Nia because it’s a very rewarding environment and enjoys everyone she works with!


Sara is married and has 3 beautiful children that are her pride and joy! She also enjoys spending time with her extended family, getting her nails done with her girlfriends and shopping!

Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator



Nora joined the Nia team in 2014 as an Orthodontic Assistant and her passion for orthodontics has since continued to grow. She is now our Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator and enjoys not only making orthodontics fun for our patients, but also convenient and fun for our patient’s parents as well.


She loves working here at Nia.  Nora’s favorite part of her job is watching the transformation of each patient through their orthodontic treatment. To her, it is extremely rewarding because our patients are like family.


Outside of work, Nora enjoys spending time with her husband and their family, kayaking and enjoying the outdoors.

Dental Hygienist

Jill Nia Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics


Jill joined our team in early 2018 as one of our outstanding Dental Hygienists and has become such an imperative part of our practice since. Jill is a graduate of Columbus State University with 29 years of experience. She began her career in General Dentistry and later transitioned to Pediatric Dentistry where she found her true passion. Jill’s goal with each patient is to provide an enjoyable experience and help establish good oral hygiene habits at an early age. She loves seeing a patient leave the dental chair with a smile!


Jill is proud to be a part of the Nia team and serving in the community she now calls home.


When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their fur baby, a Jack Russell rescue. They enjoy walking the different trails at Red Top Mountain and traveling when possible. Jill also serves with the Baptist Mobile Health Ministry.


Dental Hygienist

Hollynd Nia Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics


Hollynd is one of our top notch Dental Hygienists. She joined our team in 2017 and has a passion for pediatrics. She loves being part of the Nia family and helping to provide quality care to patients.


Her goal is to help children enjoy going to the dentist as much as she did when she was young. Her patient and kid-friendly personality puts nervous kids at ease and helps them have a positive dental experience.


Hollynd loves being at work, but in her spare time she enjoys crafting and amusement parks. Her favorite home away from home is Disney World. Playing Disney movies in the Nia office every day is an added perk of the job!


Insurance Coordinator

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Judith came to Nia in 2016 from a large corporate dental practice. Judith is our liason between our patients and the insurance companies.


Judith makes sure we are up to date on all our patients’ benefits. She enjoys working at Nia being a private practice because she able to have a more one on one relationship with our families.


Outside of work, Judith enjoys spending time with her friends and her family. She also enjoys all the activities that her 10 yr old son is involved in!


Scheduling Coordinator


Ashton our Scheduling Coordinator brings with her 11 years of experience in the dental field. She has worked all aspects of a pediatric dental office and can answer any question you may have!


What Ashton enjoys most about working at Nia is getting to know each and every patient when they walk through the door!


 In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children traveling and going to her kids sporting events. She also coaches her daughter’s cheerleading squad.


Dental Assistant



Jessica is one of our fabulous dental assistants. You will find her most of the time in a treatment room assisting Dr. Azi but she likes to help out anywhere she can! What Jessica likes most about working Nia feeling like she’s part of a family and getting to learn new things every day! She enjoys talking with the parents and helping calm anxious children.


When Jessica is not working she enjoys, running, hiking, biking and dancing. (She has run marathons!)


She also enjoys spending time with her children and friends.


Dental Assistant



Daphne is one of our amazing Dental Assistants to Dr. Azi! Daphne has been in the industry for over 20 years! She joined Nia in 2015, and loving every minute since!


Daphne is excellent in working with our patients and helping them ease their fear of the dentist.


In her spare time, she enjoys being involved in all the activities of her three gorgeous children, and her church family.


Lauren T:
Lead Orthodontic Assistant


Lauren began her journey with us in 2016. She has been such a valuable part of our team since and even has aspirations of becoming an Orthodontist! Lauren attends college and works with our practice as one of our incredibly talented Orthodontic Assistants.


What Lauren loves most about working at Nia is being taught by three of the best Doctors she knows and gaining experience in her field of interest! She also loves getting to work with children.


In her off time, Lauren likes to take her dogs on hikes and enjoys spending time with her family.


Dental Assistant

Stephanie Nia Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics


Stephanie joined our team in 2016 as one of our fun and outgoing Dental Assistants. You will see Stephanie mostly working and bonding with our younger patients and their family.


 What Stephanie enjoys most about working for Nia is working with infants and special needs children one on one. She takes teaching and educating parents on caring for their children’s teeth seriously and makes it fun for kids to come to the dentist.  She loves getting to know our patients and their families one on one. She is able to easily relate to them, because she and her kids were once our patients too!


In her spare time, her hobbies include acting in various TV Shows movies, and commercials. She loves mountain bike riding and spending the weekends with her family.


Orthodontic Assistant

Hannah Nia Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics


Hannah is one of our amazing Orthodontic Assistants. You will always find her laughing and a having a great time at work. You will always leave her chair with a smile on your face.


What Hannah loves most about her job here, is getting to help change her patient’s self-confidence with a beautiful new smile.


In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.


Sara H:
Scheduling Coordinator

Sara Nia Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics


Sara is one of our skilled scheduling coordinators and brings with her years of customer service as well as child care experience.


She has volunteered and tutored at many area schools as an education major at Kennesaw State University.


Her favorite part about working at Nia is the team’s commitment to treating everyone like family. From saying hello to wishing you goodbye, Sara is there to make sure your child is happy and excited for their appointment.


In Sara’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family either catching a movie or playing trivia. Fun Fact! Sara played violin for fifteen years, and was a concert master at Kennesaw State University! So cool!


Dental Assistant

Andrea Collage Nia Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics


Andrea is one of our talented Dental Assistants. She has been with our practice since early 2018, and can’t get enough. She spends most days in our treatment rooms with Dr. Azi, but can be found helping all over the office.


Andrea loves working at Nia because everyone is treated like family, from patients to staff members. Coming from a background in EMS, she loves getting to help each and every patient be happy and healthy.


Outside our office Andrea enjoys life with her daughter. They spend most of their free time outdoors. They can be found camping, hiking, or fishing almost every time they get a chance.


Insurance Coordinator

Yessenia Nia Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics


Yessenia came to Nia in 2018 as a phenomenal Insurance Coordinator. She communicates with insurance companies to help patients understand their dental benefits. She is also bilingual and frequently helps to translate to our bilingual community.


What Yessenia loves most about Nia, is being able to gain experience in her field of interest, as we as being able to be around the warm environment that is yielded to our patients daily.


During her free time, Yessenia enjoys playing the ukulele and spending time with family, her boyfriend and her adorable dog, Khaleesi.



Scheduling Coordinator

Mirna Nia Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics


Mirna is an astounding Scheduling Coordinator for our team. She joined the practice in early 2018 and has been a value to our team since.


What Mirna says she likes most about working at Nia is the family like environment we have and getting the chance to get to know our patients.


In Mirna’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, shopping and working out.


Lauren P:
Dental Assistant

Lauren is one of our skilled Dental Assistants. She joined our team in early 2018 and has been a valuable team member since. You will find Lauran in one of our fun operatory rooms assisting one of our doctors during their treatment.


Lauren says her favorite thing about our practice the fun, family oriented environment. She loves helping patients have a comfortable and enjoyable experience during their appointment.


In her free time, Lauran enjoys baking and spending time with her wonderful family.