Dr. Doug Depew
Dr. Doug Depew has maintained a thriving orthodontic practice in Kennesaw, Georgia since 1990. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia. He received his dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia where he graduated at the top of his class. His certificate in orthodontics and master’s degree was earned from Baylor College of Dentistry at Baylor University. His pursuit of excellence is exemplified by numerous achievements and awards.
Dr. Depew and his wife, Vicki, have three wonderful children, Andrew, Ashley and Ryan and two incredible grand children, William and Elizabeth. And in his spare time, he enjoys working with his horses, computers and various outdoor activities.
Dr. Depew is also the founder and Academic Director of Trapezio, which provides formal training for orthodontic staff members. This innovative program which is conducted online and through hands-on clinical sessions is endorsed by the American Association of Orthodontists and is recognized internationally as the standard for training and certification of orthodontic staff members. As the program creator, Dr. Depew is frequently invited to speak at professional meetings around the country and overseas.
Besides being a sought after lecturer, Dr. Depew takes two to three times the required hours of continuing education each year. He is an active member in of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, and the Georgia Association of Orthodontists, the American Lingual Orthodontic Association, the Spear Dental Study Club, and the Elite Lingual Orthodontic Society.
Dr. Kristen Hall
Dr. Kristen Hall grew up in Atlanta and attended Georgia Tech where she graduated with Highest Honors. She went on to pursue her dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia where she graduated at the top of her class and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. Dr. Hall completed her orthodontic residency at the Medical College of Georgia, earning her specialty certificate in orthodontics. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontists.
Dr. Hall is an active participant in her profession and is committed to learning and staying current on the latest developments in orthodontic care. Dr. Hall is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, and the Georgia Association of Orthodontists. She is the current Treasurer for the Georgia Orthodontists Foundation.
Dr. Hall is married to her dental school sweetheart, Dr. Chase Hall. The two enjoy spending time with their dogs, Gabby and Steve. Dr. Hall also enjoys traveling, baking, crafting, and spending time with family and friends.
Our Amazing Team
Dr. Depew’s team is a highly trained group of dental and orthodontic professionals who take great pride in their work, and are dedicated to making you feel comfortable. The team has received technical training from a variety of dental and orthodontic fields, and provides the highest level of service available. Dr. Depew’s team constantly receives training on the newest techniques in orthodontics, which keeps them up-to-date and able to serve you best.
Depew Orthodontics is the only practice granted Academy of Orthodontic Assisting Gold Certification in our area. This means you can rest assured that the clinicians working in your mouth have the highest level of training available. And with an average of 10 years with Depew Orthodontics, the level of experience is outstanding.
Should you ever have a question about your treatment or general questions about orthodontics, please ask a team member and they’ll be happy to help. Dr. Depew’s team desires to make you comfortable both physically and emotionally while creating your beautiful smile.
Records and New Patient Coordinator
Kenneth joined the Depew Orthodontics team as the Practice Manager in 2015 after a lengthy career in management and customer service at The Home Depot and REI. Kenneth is a devoted father of 5 and husband and enjoys riding dirt bikes and spending time outdoors. He is thrilled to be a part of the incredible team at Depew Orthodontics. Kenneth loves interacting with our wonderful customers and is committed to fulfilling their needs.
Records and New Patient Coordinator
Ashetin has worked with Depew Orthodontics since 2009. She graduated from East Paulding High School and also attended Georgia Highlands College for one year. Ashetin is also Academy of Orthodontic Assistant Certified (AOAC). She has been married to her husband since 2013 and loves to spend time with him and her stepson, Peyton. Ashetin enjoys going to sporting events, the beach and spending time with friends and family. She says that getting to meet our wonderful patients and seeing their beautiful smiles transform is her favorite part of coming to work each day.
Bre is the newest member of the Depew Orthodontics team. She is a Paulding County native and a 2014 graduate of North Paulding High School. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and watching her brother play football at Tulane University. She is passionate about our patients and works diligently to ensure each and every patient has an incredible experience at Depew Orthodontics!
Front Desk Coordinator
Brenda has worked in the field of orthodontics since 1998, and has been a team member at Depew Orthodontics since 2007. She and her husband, John, have two sons, Damon and Brandon. Brenda enjoys baking, yard work and reading. The most rewarding part of her job is getting to know the parents and watching beautiful smiles be transformed.
Brittney has been with Depew Orthodontics since April 2006 and has also been working with the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting since 2007. Brittney enjoys reading good books and spending time with her friends, family and her dog, Elly. Interacting with patients, helping them to feel as excited as she is about undergoing treatment, and giving the best care possible is her favorite part of her job.
DeeDee has worked with Depew Orthodontics since March 2013. She has one son, Nick and loves spending time with him, her boyfriend Charles and his children. She enjoys fishing and being on the water. As Marketing Coordinator she works closely with the community, the schools and the referring dentists. She loves her job, working with a wonderful team and seeing the patient’s gorgeous smiles.
Emily has worked for Depew Orthodontics since April 2012. She graduated from Paulding County High School in 2003. Before joining our team, she worked in the billing office of a local family medical practice for five years. Emily has been happily married to her husband Nick since 2004 and they have two wonderful sons. Emily loves being a mother and spending time with her family. She says she is truly honored to be a part of such an exceptional team and enjoys getting to meet new people every day and seeing all the beautiful smiles
Jessie has been with Depew Orthodontics since May 2014. She graduated from Allatoona High School. Jessie is also Academy of Orthodontic Assistant Certified (AOAC). She enjoys spending time with her family and hanging out by the pool with her niece and nephew. She says that having braces as a child with Dr. Depew influenced her to become an Orthodontic Assistant. She now has the pleasure of working beside him in his practice. She loves seeing the transformation of someone’s smile and learning the personalities of her patients throughout treatment.
Karen has worked in the dental field since 1996 and began orthodontics in 2005. She was born and raised in Medina, Ohio and relocated to Atlanta in May 2007. She has been married to her husband, Steve, since 1997, and they have two wonderful boys and a dog named Sandie. When she is not working, Karen spends most of her time at the baseball field with her sons. Her favorite part about working at Depew Orthodontics is the happiness and smiles she gets from giving kids and adults a straight and beautiful smile.
Maegan has worked with Depew Orthodontics since June 2008. She graduated from Paulding County High School and is Academy of Orthodontic Assisting Certified (AOAC). Maegan loves to ride four-wheelers and spend time with her husband, Corey and her daughter Brystol. Her favorite parts about working for Depew Orthodontics are the interaction she has with the patients and how their lives change with the transformation of a smile!
Brace Bus Driver
As our Brace Bus schedule expanded to over 35 schools, we found it helpful to bring in a dedicated driver for the Brace Bus. We are excited to have Tracy Anastos join our team as our Brace Bus Driver. As the Brace Bus Driver, Tracy will pick the children up from school, bring them to their appointment then returning them back to school. Our Brace Bus is a complimentary service that parents, students and schools love! Tracy loves spending time with her husband Charlie and her two sons Lukas & Nickolas. She loves her many animals, tennis and yoga classes. She loves being apart of our team and we love having her. Seeing the positive results braces give to the students is her favorite part of her job and of course driving the Brace Bus!