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Blue Ridge Office: 980 East Main Street, Suite 100 | Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Franklin Office: 624 West Palmer Street | Franklin, NC 28734
Hiawassee Location: 84 Season's Lane | Hiawassee, GA 30546


About Our Staff

Kathy is our patient care/office manager. Her goal is to provide premium service to each and every patient, both new and existing.

Once our patients have been evaluated by Dr. Codelli, they meet with her to review the customized treatment plan he has recommended. With her knowledge and compassionate manner she helps the patient feel confident with their decision to pursue optimum oral health.

Kathy explains the financial obligations associated with treatment, summarizes dental benefits, and discusses payment options. She then will coordinate a convenient appointment for their treatment.

She also works closely with our referring doctors’ offices to ensure that they are kept informed of our mutual patients’ pending or on going treatment. She helps patients schedule appointments that may be necessary at their referring doctor’s office to allow the best comprehensive dental care.

Kathy joined our staff in 2000 and has over 30 years of business management experience both in the medical and dental field. She attended the University of Kentucky and is a devoted WILDCAT fan.

Her joy in life is her son James, daughter-in-law Katie and her beautiful grandchildren. Kathy enjoys reading and anything to do with interior design. She resides in the North Georgia Mountains with her husband of over 40 years.


Cindy entered dentistry as a second career in 1999 and is Dr. Codelli’s lead surgical assistant. She goes out of her way to create nurturing, trusting and optimistic relationships with our patients to ensure the best specialty care and treatment available in all phases. Cindy maintains close contact with our dental implant supply representatives to ensure that care for our patients is as smooth as possible (especially challenging given the ever-changing nature of periodontal and dental implant treatment today). Born in Massachusetts yet reared in Charleston, South Carolina, Cindy has 2 daughters and 4 grandkids. She attended the Art Institute of Atlanta and enjoys music, dance, and theater. She also loves snow-skiing, as well as anything and everything to do with France. Cindy obviously has a broad “joie de vivre” (French for “joy of life”) that places most, if not all, patients at ease.


Martha graduated from El Paso Community College (Colorado Springs, CO) in 1977 with an A.S. degree in dental assisting. After working as an assistant for several years she joined the US Army as a Russian linguist and served for 4 years. After honorable discharge from the Army she attended St. Petersburg Junior College (St. Petersburg, FL) and in 1994 she graduated with honors with an A.S. degree in dental hygiene. In 1996 she relocated to the Blue Ridge area and joined Mountain Periodontics.


Martha is a firm believer in the value of continuing education to be able to assist Dr. Codelli in offering our patients the most current periodontal therapies. She also meets with the dental hygienists of our referring dentists to keep them informed of procedures that Dr. Codelli can provide for our mutual patients’ benefit. As senior dental hygienist Martha strives to ensure the highest level possible of hygiene care for our patients. In her spare time Martha likes to hike, snow ski and read.


Kimberly began her career in dentistry as a Certified dental assistant with Dr. Codelli in 2001. She went onto dental hygiene school and graduated with honors from Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, with an Associate in Applied Science in dental hygiene, Asheville NC, 2005. She is active in continuing her education throughout the United States to provide her patient's with the best possible care. Kimberly is dedicated to her patient's oral health, with a kind, professional, and caring personality. This dedication insures that she provides her patients with knowledge that they need to ensure periodontal health.

Kimberly also works closely with Dr. Codelli and his surgical assistants to create the best possible care for each individual patient. She is a native of sunny south Florida and moved to the mountains in 1987. She is full-time mom to sons Ian and Aaron which keep her very active with school and sports. Other interests she enjoys in her spare time are music, a good movie and most of all sunny beaches with family and friends.


Renee Neace has served as a certified surgical assistant with Dr. Codelli and staff since 2014, graduating from Dental Career Institute with honors. Renee has a passion to help other people discover a healthier life through good dental care. She loves helping people find their smile again with confidence through dental procedures. Renee has a very calming and loving nature that will make her patients experience feel warm and inviting. Renee strives to ensure that each and every patient receives "The Red Carpet Treatment" that they need.

Renee is a native of Blairsville GA, she enjoys family time, church, riding motorcycles and playing guitar and piano.


Debi joined our practice in 2015, bringing 15 years of periodontal front desk knowledge. 

After attending college and earning a business degree she made her way into dentistry in the business arena. 

It would be her pleasure to answer your questions and help resolve any concerns making your visit a positive one. 

She aspires to make every patient feel welcomed and in giving that extra special “concierge treatment”.
After vacationing to the area for many years, Debi and her husband of over 30 years moved from Sarasota, FL to the North Georgia Mountains. 

She loves the fall weather and taking leisurely walks with her English Bulldog “Harley”. Another favorite is taking long scenic motorcycle rides through the Blue Ridge Mountains. BUCKET LIST COMPLETE!


Larenda joined our staff in 2015. She obtained her LPN license in 1995 and is ACLS and BLS instructor level certified.

She brings with her over 20 years of experience working in all aspects of the medical field for local hospitals ranging from patient care to employee health.

Her main objective as a nurse in our practice is to ensure that the patients’ are informed and comfortable prior, during and after their surgery. She accomplishes this by her natural loving and compassionate nature.

Larenda is a native of Fannin County. She resides here in the North Georgia Mountains with her husband Ricky. She enjoys going to church, horseback riding and spending time with her family



Crystal was born in Tampa, FL. She graduated from Land O’ Lakes High School which is where she met and married her high school sweetheart, Gary. She now has been married for over 30 years and has one daughter, Shannon. In 1995 their family moved from Florida to South Georgia where she began her dental career. She and her family had always enjoyed visiting the Georgia Mountain area, and when an opportunity arose for them to relocate to the area they could not believe their good fortune.

 

Crystal has over 20 years of general dentistry experience. Her administrative skills combined with years of office management are a contribution to our practice. As our Patient Care Coordinator she typically is the first point of contact. She assesses the patient’s needs and will contact the referring dentist if necessary for dental history information.

Warmly greeting the patients and making them feel at ease is a priority to her. Crystal enjoys cooking, reading, decorating for the holidays and spending time with her family.



Dr. Gregg Codelli, a Periodontist in Blue Ridge, GA, specializes in gum disease treatment in the Blue Ridge, GA Mountain area. Call our office today to schedule your LANAP Laser, Dental Implant, or Gum Grafting consultation. We look forward to welcoming you to our office!

 


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