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Meet Our Team


The Highland Family Dental Team



Melina Black is the Office Manager for Highland Family Dentistry. Melina has been in dental management for over 18 years.She has over 21 years experience in the dental field.  She resides in Paulding County with her three children and her husband. Melina has a love for dentistry as well as educating patients and helping them achieve their dental goal.Melina invites you to come to Highland Family Dentistry where our patients are first.We strive for excellent customer service,knowledge and care.Melina feels confident you will have a pleasant and knowledgable experience. We at Highland Family Dentistry want relationships with our patients for a lifetime.

Beth Eller
is our Patient Relations Coordinator at Highland Family Dentistry. She graduated from East Paulding High School and attended the State University of West Georgia as well as Kennesaw State University. She has ten years experience in the dental field. Beth's love for dentistry comes from the patients. She loves being able to have a close relationship with our patients.We invite you to call the office as we would love to assist you with scheduling an appointment,or assist in verifying your dental insurance or getting your claim paid.

Amber Steel,
RDH is our lead hygienist at Highland Family Dentistry. An experienced hygienist has brought even the most apprehensive patients to loving to come to the dentist. Amber takes pride in taking the time with her patients to educate them on their oral hygiene. She is gentle and prides herself on helping her patients understand their unique situation.  So if its time for a  check up or you are a patient with periodontal disease you are in great hands.Amber spends time with her husband and new edition to the family her son Luke.

Mindy Southern
is a Business Coordinator at Highland Family Dentistry. Mindy has 8 years experience in the dental field. Mindy loves  dentistry and loves  to help patients understand the treatment that Dr. Bahrami has recommended.  She also brings experience in helping her patients maximize their dental benefits to the fullest.Mindy will dedicate as much time as needed to help you understand your dental needs and takes great pride in developing patient relationships. Mindy resides in Paulding County with her husband and two small children.

Aggie Furman is an asset to our office at Highland Family Dentistry. Aggie brings 17 years of dental experience to our team. She graduated from Dental Careers Institute in 1998. Aggie has a love for people. She can make any dental procedure comfortable.Her knowledge and gentle touch make dentistry a breeze. When she is not at work she spends time at home with her husband and three sons.
Deanna Echols, RDH brings experience and compassion to our patients.She began her career in dentistry as a Periodontal assistant before becoming a Dental Hygienist. You can expect excellent customer service and a thorough, yet gentle experience. Deanna's love for dentistry shows in her performance. She loves educating patients on their oral health and taking care of their specific needs.If it's time for a check up or you need more extensive oral therapy she can help make it a positive experience.Deanna lived in south Georgia for 5 years,but moved home to be closer to family and enjoys spending time with her maltipoo. Deanna is an amazing accent to Your Dental Team!
Michelle Mellow loves her job and people. She loves helping people feel comfortable and learn about dentistry. What can you expect when you see Michelle? Her quite nature is soothing, but do not let that fool you. Her knowledge she brings to work every day is her greatest asset. Michelle spends time with her two boys and is soon welcoming a baby girl into her family. 

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