Meet Our Doctors

Our Doctors

  • Dr. Lauren Stewart

    Dr. Lauren Stewart

    Dr. Lauren Stewart received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia where she received a BSA in Biological Sciences. While in dental school she participated in several externships in which she provided dental care for medically under-served communities in Atlanta, GA. She was a recipient of the Emile T. Fisher Foundation for Dental Education Scholarship in 2008. Lauren is affiliated with the Georgia Dental Association.

    Her mission is to provide an optimal level of dental care to her patients while educating them on the connection between oral health and overall well being.

    Dr. Stewart has strong ties to the East Cobb community in that she grew up in Cobb County and has family and friends that reside in the area. Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband, traveling, cooking and Georgia football.

  • Dr. Michael S. Delman

    Dr. Michael S. Delman

    Dr. Delman received his DDS from Emory University School of Dentistry in 1973 and served as a part-time clinical instructor with Emory’s Oral Medicine Department for two years post-grad. In addition, he has taken many continual education courses and seminars in general and cosmetic dentistry throughout his career. He has also taken courses in the fitting and placement of Lumineers and was a Smile Discovery Program dentist.

    He has practiced in general dentistry in Cobb county since 1973 and is very active in the community having coached youth athletic programs in Cobb and North Fulton for many years. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Northwest Georgia Dental Association and Alpha Omega Dental Organization. He also spends time as a volunteer dentist with the Ben Massel Clinic in Atlanta.

  • Dr. Hepler

    Dr. Brad Hepler

    We are pleased to welcome Dr. Brad Hepler to our team. After graduating from the University Of Illinois College Of Dentistry, he completed a one-year residency where he received advanced training in comprehensive dentistry. Along the way he has acquired and maintained memberships with the top dental associations in the country including the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the Georgia Dental Association just to name a few. His experience and professionalism make him an asset to our team.

  • Our Specialist

    As an added service to our patients, Dr. Izarra, Periodontist, has agreed to frequent our office and provide her services at our office. She is not a member of East Cobb Family Dentistry, but is excited to help bridge the gap when referring you to a specialist.

    Dr. Izarra

    Dr. Andreina Izarra

    Dr. Izarra completed both her Dental Medicine Degree and three-year surgical Postdoctoral Certificate in Periodontics at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There she received extensive experience in traditional periodontics, as well as cutting-edge regenerative treatment, dental implant surgery with ridge and sinus augmentation, and cosmetic periodontal plastic surgery procedures. In addition, she is certified in Wilckodontics (Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics). Upon graduation, she has worked in private practice in Georgia limited to periodontics and implant dentistry and as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the College of Dental Medicine at the University of New England sharing her knowledge to the next generation of dentists.

    Dr. Izarra is involved with multiple local and national dental organizations, which allows her to stay current in the evolving field of dentistry. She is a board-certified Periodontist, a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a previous Student Ambassador for the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation, and an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, and Georgia Dental Association. In addition, Dr. Izarra is fluent in both English and Spanish.

    Dr. Izarra is thrilled to be back in Atlanta and call it home. When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, cooking, reading, working out, and traveling.

Our Team

  • Tricia – Hygienist

    Tricia – Hygienist

    A Marietta resident since 1976, Tricia attended Macon State College, and has been practicing as a hygienist for over 30 years. East Cobb Family Dentistry has been her ‘dental home’ since 1988. East Cobb is where she and her husband raised their 2 children (and their Border Collie, Casey). Her hobbies are travelling, gardening, hunting for antique treasures and enjoying the arts

  • Fran – Hygienist

    Fran – Hygienist

    Has been a hygienist for over 30 years, and the last 15 with East Cobb Family Dentistry. She’s a graduate of Kennesaw State University and The Dental Hygiene School at Georgia Perimeter. Fran is a native of Marietta who married her high school sweetheart. They have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. She enjoys travelling, camping and reading. She’s also a long-time member of the Marietta Floss Patrol, so you had best keep flossing!

  • Connie – Hygienist

    Connie – Hygienist

    Connie is a native of Ohio (Go Bucks!!). She attended college at Kent State University and graduated from hygiene school in Michigan. She has been practicing as a dental hygienist for over 30 years. Connie joined East Cobb Family Dentistry in 1995 after moving to Georgia from Arizona. She has two daughters, and two grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, hiking and spending time with her grandchildren.

  • Elizabeth – Hygienist

    Our newest team member! She is originally from the Dominican Republic where she received her D.D.S. and practiced for several years there. She moved to East Cobb 15 years ago and earned her Dental Hygiene license in 2013. She is married with two adult children and she loves to dance and spend time with her family.

  • Kathy S. – Hygienist

    After completing her Bachelor’s degree in business at Ball State University, Kathy moved to Detroit, Michigan and began her career at NCR Corporation. In 1994, Kathy and husband along with their two daughters moved to Atlanta. After working in Corporate America for many years, Kathy decided to follow her passion for helping others and went back to school for Dental Hygiene. She graduated in 2013 from Georgia Highlands College with honors in the Dental Hygiene Program and joined our team shortly after that!

  • Kathy – Dental Assistant

    Kathy – Dental Assistant

    Kathy has been a dental assistant at East Cobb Family Dentistry for 31 years. She enjoys baking, reading, and traveling, along with spending time with her children and grandchildren.

  • Joni – Dental Assistant

    Joni – Dental Assistant

    Joni has been a dental assistant for 30 years in the Cobb county area. She has enjoyed coaching cheerleading, baseball, softball, and basketball for many years in Cobb and Paulding counties.

  • Alissa – Office Manager

    Alissa – Office Manager

    After earning her BFA in 2010 Alissa co-owned her own business for several years. She was then hired by a prestigious dental office in Buckhead where she received extensive training in customer service and patient support. Alissa joined out team in April 2016 and we are happy to have her.

  • Lenora – Front Desk

    Lenora – Front Desk

    Lenora joined East Cobb Family Dentistry three years ago. She is a certified nutritionist and stays busy with her family and shih tzu’s.

  • Merari – Front Desk

    Originally from Mexico, Merari moved to the U.S. in 2001 and joined our team in 2014. She enjoys playing tennis with her friends and walking her dog Benji. Merari plans to attend Dental Hygiene School in the near future.

  • Amy – Front Desk

    Our resident insurance "guru", Amy has a certificate in medical billing and her BA in Business Administration. She loves spending time with her husband and two beautiful golden retrievers in the mountains as much as possible.

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