Elite Smiles Chastain Dental Professionals

Elite Smiles Chastain Dental Professionals
Dr. Michael Sebastian
Dr. Michael Sebastian has been practicing orthodontics since 1987. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in 1980 and completed his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 1985. Then, he attended the University of Washington to receive his Master of Science in Dentistry in 1987. 

Dr. Sebastian dedicates much of his time to continuing education courses and seminars that directly improve the treatments he provides to patients. For instance, he has focused on improving the use of 3D technology for advanced diagnosis and treatment, and by studying at the Spears Institute, he has been able to increase the accuracy and speed of the treatments he provides. Furthermore, he subscribes to six different professional journals and a newsletter each month to help him stay as current as possible with the latest developing trends within the field.

Dr. Sebastian also believes in supporting his local community’s schools and sporting activities. He feels that staying involved helps him stay connected with the people he treats and loves keeping up with his patients as they go about their day-to-day lives. He continuously strives to build trusting and long-lasting relations with his clients.

Dr. Wesley Powell
Dr. Wesley Powell, DDS MS is a Board-certified children’s Dentist in Atlanta providing care for children, teens and adolescents over 16 years. He completed his undergraduate studies at Southern Methodist University with a degree in Anthropology, and attended Columbia University School of Dentistry and Oral Surgery in New York for his dental training. Prior to beginning his residency in Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Powell completed an  externship at UAB in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He then completed a three-year postgraduate residency program in Pediatric Dentistry while earning a Master’s Degree in Clinical Dentistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His thesis was published in the Journal of Oral Immunology and Microbiology.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and member of the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, & The American Society of Dental Anesthesia.

Dr. Powell and his team practice a full range of children’s dental services which include cleanings, sealants, restorations, white fillings, in-office oral and IV sedations, laughing gas, digital radiography, tooth whitening. He and his entire team are certified in CPR and Dr. Powell is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support. 

Dr. Powell invests in our local youth education both in the classroom and on the field helping to foster a dedication to education in our next generation. He often takes time to visit with the children in our community to educate them in a fun and meaningful way about good oral health. His commitment to his Patients’ and profession earned him the title of Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Powell is a resident of the Chastain Park community where his son is very  active in sports at NYO. Dr. Powell also enjoys membership in the following organizations: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association and The American Society of Dental Anesthesia and was instrumental in launching Team Smile in the Atlanta area, where he acts as the Atlanta Dental Coordinator, a program of Dental professionals team up with the Atlanta Falcons Organization to enhance children's health and wellness through improved oral health. 

Elite Smiles Chastain’s Team
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Rhonda
Orthodontic Office Manager
She joined our practice in 2000 after being in the dental field for five years, you’ll often find Rhonda staying busy around our office where she manages the front office and handles insurance and financial needs. Rhonda does her best to ensure that our practice runs as smoothly as possible for our patients so that they receive nothing but the most rewarding and hassle-free experiences here. Her favorite part of her job is interacting with our amazing patients and helping them navigate their time with us. Rhonda is a native of Cobb County. Her family includes a husband, John, a son, Brett, and a daughter, Kayla. When not at work, Rhonda enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren, Carter and Alyssa.
Cortni
 Marketing Manager
She is responsible for all of our website, social media, practice branding and advertising in the community. She oversees the practice’s special events and contests. In addition to these duties, Cortni is responsible for Dr. Sebastian's blog and his speaking engagements. She began in the dental field in 1998 and has been with our practice since 2007. Cortni lives in Cobb County with her husband, James, their 3 children, Cody, Matthew and Jacob and their dogs, Maggie and Paisley. Her family also supports Cobb County DFCS through fostering children in their home. 
Sheri 
Marketing Coordinator 
Sheri is a key component in the marketing for Elite Smiles Chastain. She assists Cortni in day to day responsibilities such as advertising and social media, and she is always in the community visiting our referring doctors. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and hanging out with her 2 children and 2 dogs. She is originally from Chattanooga, TN, but now calls Atlanta home.  
Angela
Kayla
Treatment Coordinator
Kayla joined our team in 2009 as an orthodontic assistant. She left us for a short time to finish her degree and returned in 2016 as our Treatment Coordinator. She lives with her husband, Jimmy and son Carter in the Kennesaw area.  Kayla is passionate about helping Build Better Smiles and educating our patients on every aspect of their orthodontic journey.  In her free time, she enjoys watching her son play baseball and decorating her new home.  
Brenda
Patient Care Coordinator
She is part of our front office staff. She has been with our team since 2014. She has worked in the dental field for over 23 years. Her favorite thing about working in an orthodontic office is the change she sees in each patients’ self-esteem when they see their results. In her free time, she volunteers with her Kingdom Hall, and she stays very busy taking care of her four children, Samantha, Jonathan, Nicholas and Rebecca. She also enjoys walking her dog, Zeik, at the park near her home.
Angela
Angela
Clinical Coordinator
Angela began working in the dental field in 1983 and joined our office two years after that. As our clinical coordinator, Angela oversees the clinical staff, orders supplies, and even assists at chairside during our patients’ appointments. Angela loves meeting new people while helping them improve their smiles. When Angela sees how happy our patients are, it really makes her job so easy and enjoyable. Angela also loves working for Dr. Sebastian because she finds him to be the best orthodontist in the area, and he is a perfectionist in every way! At home, Angela enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband. Angela is also a mother to three children. Two of them, Amber and Adonis, are twins and Amber is currently in pharmacy school. Her eldest, Riquita is married and has 2 children. When she has free time, Angela enjoys spending every free minute with her grandchildren.


Ashley 
Orthodontic Assistant
Ashley has worked in the orthodontic field for 12 years. She recently joined our practice in 2016 as an orthodontic assistant. She enjoys the opportunity to build relationships with each patients on their journey through orthodontics. She is loves the challenge of the hands on aspect of the field. Ashley has 2 girls, Kensley and Kennedy. They live in the McDonough area and in her free time she loves to watch the Falcons and transporting her daughters between softball and gymnastics. 

 Allison
Orthodontic Assistant/ Invisalign Coordinator
She is an orthodontic assistant and she has been part of our team for 2013. She has been in orthodontics for over 18 years. Her favorite thing about being an assistant is seeing the incredible transformations in each patient. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and she is an avid George Michael fan. She recently celebrated the marriage of her son, Rodney, who lives in Florida with his wife. She also has a daughter, Paris, who is studying Business at University of West Georgia. 
Samantha
Orthodontic Assistant/ Photography Coordinator
She is an orthodontic assistant with our team and has been with our office 2013. Her favorite part of orthodontics is making each patient happy with a new smile. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at Kingdom Hall. She also loves to travel and mission work in Dominican Republic. She is currently learning how to speak Q’anjob’al, which is a Guatemalan dialect. This will help her speak with those she reaches out to on the mission field.
Sheila
Orthodontic Assistant
She recently joined our practice in June 2015. She has been an orthodontic assistant for over 10 years. She enjoys interacting with each patient and seeing their journey to a beautiful smile. In her free time, Sheila loves to bake, bowling, and spending time with her family. She is one of 11 siblings, so her family keeps her busy! 

Penny
Orthodontic Assistant 
She is our lab coordinator and is also an orthodontic assistant in training. She has been with our office since 2014. She has worked in the dental field for over 16 years. One thing she loves about orthodontics is that this is a very hands on field and keeps her challenged. She loves to read in her free time. She also has 3 children, Makayla, Ashden and Benjamin that keep her very busy.  
Theresa
Pediatric Dental Office Manager 
A native from the Philippines, Theresa has lived in the United States for over 40 years, met her husband in Baltimore and has two grown children each busy in their own careers. A classical pianist, she has a Master's Degree in Piano and Performance at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Johns Hopkins University. Last year, she gave a concert at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. When not working, Theresa is involved in promoting Philippine culture, hence, she is one of the cultural leaders of the Filipino-American community in Atlanta. Currently the office manager of Dr. Powell, Theresa has been with the practice for 11 years.
Lori
Pediatric Treatment Coordinator  
Lori has worked in the dental field for 35 years. She has experience in both clinical and administrative positions. Originally from Louisiana, she has lived in Atlanta for over 20 years, married to a law enforcement officer specializing in forensics and has a son, who is a sophomore in high school. Lori loves the beach, camping in their RV or boating around a sunny day. She is the Pediatric treatment coordinator for Dr. Powell and has been with him for 4 1/2 years.
MaryEllen
Dental Hygenist
MaryEllen has been a practicing dental hygiene for 7 years after graduating from Clayton State University in 2009 with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been working at Dr. Powell's office for 6 years and loves specializing in pediatrics. She has also become known as the local tooth fairy around Atlanta. In her free time she enjoys trying new restaurants with her husband Britt and hanging out with her fur baby Cocopuff.
Devona
Dental Hygenist
Devona joined the practice in 2006. The highlight of her day is making kids feel special and working with them to make their dental visit pleasant and fun. When not at work, she stays busy with her 2 sons who play baseball and football.
Robin
Dental Hygenist
Robin has been a dental hygienist for 6 years and a pediatric dental hygienist for 4 years. After completing her degree from Central Georgia Technical College and starting her career she quickly fell in love with the pediatric specialty. In her spare time Robin enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and going to Braves games.
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