Meet the Team
The doctors of Northeast Georgia General, Restorative & Implant Dentistry are dedicated to fulfilling your unique dental health concerns and desires by providing comprehensive dental care with compassionate, gentle service.
J. Andrew Ramsey, DMD, FAGD
J. Andrew Ramsey, DMD, FAGD has been practicing in Gainesville since 1998. After receiving a B.S. Degree from the University of Georgia, he pursued his dental education through the Medical University of South Carolina. While maintaining his practice, Dr. Ramsey completed the Implant Maxi-Course sponsored by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry in association with the Medical College of Georgia in 2002. This course is an extensive 350 hour curriculum designed to educate the dentist in all aspects of Implant Dentistry. He has achieved the status of Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry by completing the AAID written and oral exams, and required case presentations in Chicago. Dr. Ramsey has also been awarded Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, an honor based on completion of over 500 hours of continuing education and an exam covering all aspects of general dentistry. Through the process of attaining these designations Dr. Ramsey has strived to remain at the forefront of dental excellence. Dr. Ramsey is an active member of the Atlanta Dental Study Group, the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, and the Hinman Dental Society. Dr. Ramsey and his wife, Heather, have two daughters and twin boys. They live in Gainesville and enjoy the many opportunities the community provides.
Ronald R. (Rick) Gadbois, DDS
Ronald R. (Rick) Gadbois, DDS is an honors graduate of the Emory University School of Dentistry. In 1969 he began practicing with an advanced restorative dental group in Atlanta. He moved to Gainesville in 1976, where he has since provided both general and comprehensive dental care. Since 1980, Dr. Gadbois has continuously pursued advanced training in the surgical, restorative, and cosmetic aspects of implant dentistry. During that time he has surgically placed and restored over 1000 dental implants for patients. Dr. Gadbois is an active member of the Atlanta Dental Study Group, a prestigious organization dedicated to continuing education and the pursuit of dental excellence. He is also an active member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Density, The Academy of General Dentistry and The Hinman Dental Society. He lives with his wife of 40 years on a small farm in Gainesville and has two daughters and several grandchildren.
Connie - Dental Assistant
Connie got her dental assistant training in the United States Army Reserves in 1986-7. She continued to be in the Reserves until 1994. She came to work with our team in March 2006. She is the mother of two and has two grandsons! She is a native of Gainesville.
Karen - Dental Assistant
Karen is a dental assistant in our office. She has been in the dental profession for over 30 years. She transitioned to Gainesville from Athens with her husband and 2 boys in 2000. She joined our team in November 2006. She enjoys yard work, sporting events, and family time.
Glory - Dental Hygienist
Glory graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Georgia Regents University at the College of Dental Medicine. She has been in the dental field for eleven-years and a member of our team since July of 2011. She loves working on extensive cases with adults and making children smile at their appointments. Glory resides in Gainesville, GA and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and trying unusual foods. Check out her blog here: http://laughterisbrightest.blogspot.com/
Nikki - Dental Hygienist
Nikki graduated from the North Georgia College, Gainesville College, and Lanier Technical College studying dental hygiene. She has been a member of our dental team since October 2011. She is passionate about comprehensive dental care and truly seeing amazing outcomes. Nikki resides in Forsyth County. She grew up there and went to the same middle school and high school that her sons will attend. She met her husband 12 years ago and they recently celebrated their 8th wedding anniversary.
Paula - Treatment and Financal Coordinator
Paula joined our team in 2012, and is our Front Desk Coordinator. Paula's love for dentistry began in 1991. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist and earned her Degree from Gainesville College and Lanier Technical College. She is a skilled treatment and financial coordinator on a daily basis but from time to time you may have the pleasure of her doing being your dental hygienist. Paula and her husband have 2 beautiful daughters. They have been involved in youth ministry for over 13 years, and enjoy "hanging out" with young adults. Their family has always lived in the Gainesville community.
Marie - Office Manager
Marie joined the team in August of 2013. She has lived in Northeast Georgia since 1966, graduating from Lumpkin County High School and the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega. She holds a BBA in Accounting and Finance and has done work towards her MPA in Accounting. She is a member of ADOMA, (Atlanta Dental Office Managers Association) a professional society for Dental Office Managers, and was one of 8 members who completed coursework to become the first certified managers in Georgia in April of 2014. She is also a member of AADOM (American Association of Dental Office Managers) and has been published in their magazine. She has been married for 36 years to a Dentist in Habersham County and has 32 years of experience in the dental field ranging from assistant to office manager. She is the mother of 3 college age young adults in the Georgia University System. She use to have hobbies but now she has us. :)
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