Binh H. Nguyen, DMD
As the son of a helicopter pilot who was employed all over the world, Dr. Nguyen was able to experience several cultures throughout his childhood. He was born in Vietnam and lived in Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Saudi Arabia, Rhode Island, and Florida before finally settling here in Atlanta, Georgia. Having such a culturally diverse upbringing allows him to bring a special perspective to his patients’ care.
Dr. Binh Nguyen attended Emory University in Atlanta and earned his Bachelor’s Degree with a double major in biology and music. He attended dental school at the Medical College of Georgia, where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2001. He also completed one year of post-doctoral education at the University of Florida, where he received a Certificate of Advanced Education in General Dentistry.
To continue to provide the best treatment available, Binh takes many courses and continuing education seminars each year. He is Invisalign certified, a certified Lumineers provider, an Arestin Certified Expert, and has comprehensive training with the CEREC system.
Dr. Nguyen has studied with some of the world’s preeminent dentists including attending Dawson Academy with Dr. Pete Dawson and the Spear Academy with Dr. Frank Spear. He is a member in good standing with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Laura Mills, DDS
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Laura Mills has been practicing in the Atlanta area for over 27 years, with an emphasis on preventive, reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Mills is a graduate of Auburn University and earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Emory University School of Dentistry in Atlanta. She has a dental license in the state of Georgia and the National Board of Dental Examiners. Since dental research is constantly evolving Dr. Mills acquires more than the minimum number of continuing education courses each year. She has done extensive studies in the specialties of full mouth rehabilitation, orthodontics, and aesthetics through the Pankey Institute of Continuing Education, Align Technology, Inc., and the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum. She is also a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Mills is Invisalign certified, a certified Lumineers provider, an Arestin and Botox Certified Expert and has comprehensive training with the CEREC cad-cam system that provides minimally invasive, biocompatible ceramic restorations during a single visit.
Actively involved in her community, Dr. Mills is a frequent contributor to Atlanta non-profit organizations and is a member of the Georgia Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Northern District Dental Society of Georgia.
She is also certified in cosmetic laser procedures and specializes in facial injectables, including Botox®.
Hira Rana, DMD
We are very excited to introduce Dr. Hira Rana as a new member of our dental team. Dr. Rana is enthusiastic and passionate about creating healthy, beautiful smiles. She will be offering some additional services such as dental surgery and root canal therapy along with preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. This includes oral cancer screenings, exams, fillings, same day crowns, bridges, dentures, bone grafting, dental implant restorations, bite guards, teeth whitening, and veneers.
She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Her Bachelor of Science degree in biology is from Georgia State University.
Dr. Rana is a member of the Georgia Dental Association and the American Dental Association. She is fluent in English, Urdu and Hindi. When she is not busy creating beautiful smiles, she enjoys working out, traveling and spending time with her family.
Ashlie Santora, RDH
Ashlie Santora has been part of New Face Dentistry for over 10 years. After graduating Cum Laude from Clayton State University as a Registered Dental Hygienist, she continued her education and received certification in Administration of Local Anesthetics at the University of Utah. Ashlie’s passion is taking care of people and providing the best dental hygiene service to her patients. Drs. Nguyen, Mills and Rana are excited to have such an experienced, dedicated and knowledgeable hygienist on their team. Ashlie is an active member of the Georgia Dental Hygiene Association. When sheis not taking care of patients you can find Ashlie mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, scuba diving and traveling. She loves being outdoors enjoying nature with her beautiful family.
Cynthia Fine, RDH
Cynthia has been a member of the New Face Dentistry team for over 13 years. After graduating from Kennesaw State University, Cynthia went on to DeKalb College where she graduated with honors as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Cynthia is committed to making sure that each patient understands the importance of dental health as part of an overall healthy lifestyle. When she is not teaching patients about total body wellness you can find her working out and spending time with her family.
Janice Mahoney, Office Administrator
A military veteran, Janice served in the U.S. Army Dental Corp as a dental hygienist in Heidelburg, Germany. She was born in North Africa and raised in the Canal Zone and has a very unique perspective and appreciation for our city of diversity. With over 40 years in the Dental profession, she is a welcome addition to our team. In her words, “We have put together a fine team of dental professionals and we are able to provide exceptional dental experiences for our patients. I am proud to be part of this team and will continue to nurture a motivated and enthusiastic team to support our vision of excellence in dentistry.”
Lisa Richards, Office Manager
Welcome to our practice! I am one of the friendly faces at the front desk! It is important to me that each of you enjoys that feeling of ease and confidence in our office. I’ve been in the dental field since 2005. I started working with Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Mills in 2015. I love to find ways to help people smile and that includes building confidence to share their smile! I am happy to answer your questions, plan for appointments, help resolve concerns and make your visits positive. Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Mills are fantastic doctors to work with, as they are highly skilled and fun to be around. I love the energy of our team that shares my primary goal which is to help you!
My Husband and I have 5 children and 2 grandbabies. I enjoy baking and decorating cakes, fishing and just spending time with family and friends.