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!

 

Sara:
Office Manager

Sara (1)

 

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!

Hollynd:
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!

 

Judith:
Lead Insurance Coordinator

Judith (1)

 

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!

Jessica:
Dental Assistant

Daphne

 

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.

 

Daphne:
Dental Assistant

Daphne

 

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.

Stephanie:
Customer Service and Marketing Coordinator/Dental Assistance

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.

 

Hannah:
Lead 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!

 

Andrea:
Hospital Coordinator/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.

 

Yessenia:
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.

Mirna:
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 P

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.

Kristal:

Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

Kristal S

Kristal joined our team in 2019 as our orthodontic treatment coordinator. She has a degree in child development.

 

Kristal began her career working for the school board and she was also assisting in a dental office during summer where she found her long term love.

 

Outside of our office Kristal enjoys working outside, spending time with her family, baking sweets, and taking long naps!

Citlali:

Front Office Coordinator

Citlali

Citlali brought 4 years of dental/orthodontic experience when she joined our team in early 2019.

 

She enjoys spending time at home with her fur baby, Coco.

 

She loves the family and friendly atmosphere at Nia Dentistry and as a former patient she knows the exceptional care we provide all of our patients.

Toni:

Orthodontic Assistant

Toni

Toni joined our team in 2018 as an orthodontic assistant. You may also see her working at the front desk, helping our hygienists or assisting our pediatric dentists. She LOVES to help!

 

Toni loves spending time with her husband and two German Shepherds.

 

She loves working at Nia because she gets to see all the cheerfulness! Her goal is to make sure each patient leaves with a smile on their face!

Bianca:

Dental Assistant

Bianca

Bianca is always busy helping patients, our doctors, and hygienists.

 

Her favorite thing about working at Nia Dentistry is getting to meet patients and make their visits fun and exciting!

 

Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, traveling, and going to exciting events such as Atlanta United games!

Erin:

Scheduling Coordinator

Erin

Erin loves working at Nia thanks to our amazing staff and doctors who embrace a fun, family atmosphere for everyone. Erin strives to give each patient their own custom care based on their needs.

 

She loves spending time with her family and homeschooling her two children.

 

She enjoys camping, travel, scuba diving, boating, and horses. Erin played the clarinet at Lassiter High School and in 1999 she earned #1 in the nation at Grand Nationals!

Evelyn:

Insurance Coordinator

Evelyn

Evelyn is a valuable part of our Insurance/Financial Department.

 

Outside of the office, she loves spending time with her daughters, Target shopping, and taking long naps.

 

Evelyn loves her team members and how our office has provided a family atmosphere for everyone.

Brittney:

Dental Assistant

Brittney

Brittney joined our team in 2018. You will see her in our pediatric dentistry bay helping with anything that needs to be done.

 

She loves spending time with her family and friends. In her free time, she likes to read, listen to music, and travel.

 

She loves the friendly atmosphere at Nia Dentistry.

Mai:

Dental Hygienist

Mai

Mai is our exuberant dental hygienist. She has been in the dental field for more than10 years.

 

She is a proud member of a non profit organization called Remote Area Medical where she volunteers through out the year.

 

Mai enjoys a good cup of coffee, hiking, travel, and spending time with her friends, family, and two Schnauzers, Elsa and Ollie.

Stephanie:

Dental Hygienist

Stephanie

Stephanie is our fun-loving dental hygienist at our East Cobb office. She provides exceptional dental care for our patients and educates our parents on the best way to care for their children’s teeth.

 

She loves the care that Nia Dentistry provides and the amazing team she gets to work with.

 

Outside the office, she loves to shop, travel and spend time with her husband and kids.

Amy:

Insurance Coordinator

Amy

Amy joined our office as an Insurance Coordinator. She has several years of experience working in the dental industry as well as a degree in childhood education.

 

Amy loves working at Nia because of the fun, family atmosphere. She finds joy in helping others and seeing all of our patient’s beautiful smiles.

 

Outside the office Amy loves spending time with her family, movie nights at home, crafting and reading.

Karley:

Orthodontic Assistant

Karley joined our team as one of our amazing orthodontic assistance. You may also see her assisting the pediatric dentistry side of our office as well.

 

Karley enjoys spending time with her family and husband, outdoor activities, and travel. She has really loved seeing patients grow up and seeing their smiles transform with Nia’s care.

 

She is wonderful at making each patient feel comfortable during their appointments.

Claudia:

Office Coordinator

You will see Claudia at our East Cobb office helping out and making sure the doctor’s schedules are running smoothly.

 

Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, and discovering new dessert spots around town.

 

Claudia loves working at Nia Dentistry thanks to the family atmosphere, her amazing team members and all of our wonderful patients.

Keila:

Sterilization Tech

Keila is always busy helping to make sure everyone has exactly what they need.

 

She loves spending time with friends and family, travel and taking long naps at home.

 

She loves the friendliness and fun work environment provided at Nia Dentistry.