Dr. Brett Langston

langstonAfter serving as Chief of Prosthodontics, providing quality prosthodontics treatments for over 17,000 soldiers of Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Dr. Brett Langston has returned home to serve metro Atlanta’s dental needs in private practice. Dr. Langston earned his degree from The Medical College of Georgia and completed his Prosthodontics residency at Fort Gordon.

Dr. Langston has rigorous training and experience that provides him with a special understanding of the dynamic of a smile, the preservation of a healthy mouth, and the creation of tooth replacements. He is extremely qualified to provide you with all dental implant and dental restoration options.

Dr. Langston is madly in love with his wife, Lyndsay, and their 3 children, Alexis, Anabelle and Knox. His wife is an Atlanta periodontist who practices with Dr. Sugarman and Dr. Krishna on the west side of Atlanta. They have been together since high school and actually enjoy discussing dentistry over dinner. Dr. Langston loves sports and swimming, but mostly enjoys spending time with his family.

Dr. Maria Pappas

Dr. Maria Pappas has expertise in cosmetic dentistry and modern dental techniques.
She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. She completed a one year post graduate Advanced Education in General Dentistry Certificate from Virginia Commonwealth University followed by a rigorous three year training program leading to a Master of Science and Graduate Certificate of Prosthodontics.
Dr. Pappas subsequently joined the faculty of The Ohio State University as Assistant Professor. As an academician, her time was spent teaching dental students, providing excellent patient care, and pursuing research. In addition she found time to volunteer her time and services by traveling to underserved areas of the country to assist in dental care for those less fortunate.
She has published articles in prestigious journals such as the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and completed further scholarly activities to become a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry.
As a prosthodontist, Dr. Pappas has been trained to handle even the most difficult cases, with a specialty in customizing each individual dental solution with attention to detail and affordability.
Outside the dental office, Dr. Pappas enjoys reading, cooking, gardening and making jewelry. Most of all she enjoys spending time with her husband and their three beautiful children.

Meet Our Team

staffDental Implant and Aesthetic Specialists of Atlanta wouldn’t be complete without our dentists’ team members. Our friendly team develops personal relationships with all of our patients while providing restorative dental care in Decatur, Georgia. Learn a little more about our team by reading their biographies below.

Dawn—Office Manager

dawnOriginally from West Virginia, Dawn has been in Georgia since 1971. She has been in the dental field since 1983, and has been at our practice since 1993. She enjoys spending time watching her grandson, Drake, play travel baseball, riding motorcycles with her wonderful husband, Michael, and spending time with her family and her dog, Parson.

Cristy—Dental Assistant

cristyCristy is a Georgia girl who has been in the dental field for over 33 years and with our practice for 28 years. She loves to travel with her husband, Sam, of 25 years, and her favorite place to visit is the beautiful Hawaiian island of Maui.

Erika—Dental Assistant

erikaErika was born in Key West but raised in Georgia. She has been with our practice for over 16 years. Erika is married to her husband, Adam, and has two children and two rescue dogs. In her time away from the office, she enjoys going to movies, spending time with her family, and snuggling on the couch with her dogs.

Misty—Dental Hygienist

mistyMisty is a native of Atlanta who has been with our practice for 11 years. She has been happily married for over 30 years and has 3 daughters and 2 grandsons. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, exercising, church activities, and going to UGA football games.

Linda—Dental Hygienist

lindaLinda is a native Atlantan who has been with our practice since 1981. She has a son, Sean, who is an electrical engineer and a cat, Mr. Mitty. In her spare time she enjoys attending church functions, going to the theatre, and watching movies.

McKenzie—Front Desk & Dental Assistant

mckenzieMcKenzie was born and raised in Georgia and she is a recent graduate of Georgia Southern University. She majored in biology with a minor in business management. When she’s not working at the front desk or assisting with procedures, McKenzie spends most of her free time studying to attend dental school.