Our Dental Staff
Dentist in Kennesaw, GA
We Welcome You to West Cobb Dentistry
Come meet our amazing team here at West Cobb Dentistry. The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff’s training, professional credentials and work experience.
David L Goettee, DDS
Kennesaw, GA Dentist
Dr. David Goettee graduated from Emory University Dental School of Medicine in 1977. A Florida native, he joined the Navy for 4 years and then settled down in Smyrna, Georgia to begin his dental career. After both his daughters graduated high school and headed off to college, Dr. Goettee and his wife, Pat, moved to West Cobb to begin another new practice. With 39 years under his belt, Dr. Goettee has both the experience and the knowledge to help give his patients top notch dental care. Dr. Goettee is now semi-retired. He is still practicing on a limited basis. Dr. Goettee is widely known for in this area for his amazing partial and denture work but also loves family dentistry. Dr. Goettee opened his first dental practice in Smyrna in 1979.
Jonathon Chase Hall, D.M.D
Kennesaw, GA Dentist
Dr. Jonathon "Chase" Hall is orginially from the West Cobb area, graduating from Harrison High School, receiving his bachelors degree from Georgia Southern University, his Master degree from University of Georgia and Dental degree from Medical College of Georgia in 2012. He began his residency program at Charlie Norwood VA Hospital specializing in Implants placements, implant restorations, removable prostethics, fixed prostethics, along with comprehensive general dentistry. Dr. Hall wanted to come back to the Kennesaw, Ga area and practice family dentistry along with his wife, Kristen. Dr. Kristen Hall is an Orthodontist and will be working in the Kennesaw, GA area with Depew Orthodontics. Dr. Hall is also a member of the American Dental Association and Georgia Dental Assocation.
Valentina Espinosa Young, D.M.D.
Kennesaw, GA Dentist
Dr. Valentina has joined West Cobb Dentistry in July 2015. Dr. Sumner had to leave West Cobb Dentistry due to her husband accepting a fellowship program for vascular surgery in Parkland Texas. Dr. Valentina will be taking her position for the next few years. Valentina graduated from Univeristy of Florida College of Dentistry in 2014. She has completed her residency program at Medical University of South Carolina. Valentina has since joined her husband Dr. Shaun Young, whom is currently here in Atlanta in the Oral Surgery program at Emory University.
Kellie Guffin - Administrator/CFO
With a business and marketing background from KSU, Kellie built both of Dr. Goettee's dental practices. She then decided to join Dr. Goettee in 1994, as part of his dental staff. As a manager for over 21 years with WCD, Kellie is very hands on with all the patients in treatment planning, scheduling and insurance coordination. Kellie also manages oral surgery and endodontics practices within the complex. Kellie, her husband and two teenagers, are very active in the Paulding community.
Vicki Kaminski - RDH
Vicki is a graduate from the University of Pittsburg. With 25 years experience under her belt, Vicki has been a hygienist at West Cobb Dentistry for over 15 years. Vicki has a very large patient base that keep her quite busy here. Her husband and 3 sons, Harrison High School graduates, remain very active in the Kennesaw community.
Tara Tomczyk - RDH
Tara graduated from Flordia State University in 1996. After practicing for 3 years in Pensacola, Tara moved to Georgia and joined West Cobb Dentistry and has been herewith us over 16 years now. Tara has a faithful following here with her patients and many travel for miles to see her.
Brittany Krauser, RDH
Brittany is going into her 9th year as a hygienist. A graduate from West Georgia University, Georgia native, Brittany and her husband Kyle welcomed their first son, Ethan last year. Brittany joined us in 2012 has been a wonderful addition to West Cobb Dentistry.
Beth Gaddis, RDH
Beth is also a Georgia native, as her parents were teachers for many years in Cobb County. Beth graduated from Columbus State University and bring 23 years of experience to the practice. Since joining us in 1999, Beth acquired most of Dr. Goettee's hygieine patients from his Smyrna practice, that still continue to come see her every 6 months.
Sheri Swalls and Libby Mooney - Front Desk Staff
Sheri has been part of the West Cobb Dentistry staff since 1999 after moving her family from Florida. The patients love seeing Sheri every time they walk through the door. She has the biggest smile and takes the time to find out all their insurance benefits and scheduling needs. Libby joined us in 2012 and is our newest member to West Cobb Dentistry. With a backgound in administration, she has fit into our practice nicely.