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.
Dr. Mariesa Manente
Dr. Mariesa Manente grew up in the greater Atlanta area and attended The University of Georgia for her undergraduate degree where she double majored in Biology and Psychology. She went on to attend Augusta University’s Dental college of Georgia (formerly Medical College of Georgia) where she obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and specialty of Orthodnotics. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, and the Georgia Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Manente is a devoted UGA fan and loves to head back to cheer on the DAWGS in Athens whenever possible! A few of her hobbies include traveling and outdoor activities including kayaking and playing tennis. she also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and Weimaraner dog Raven!
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.
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