Patty’s dental career spans three decades, having started to pursue dentistry in her junior year at high school with great passion. She later earned an associate’s degree in Applied Arts from DeKalb College. Patty became a certified dental assistant in 1982 and, two years later, she earned an expanded function dental assistant certification. Patty is a proud to be an important part of the Transforming Smiles family of dental health professionals and work alongside Dr. Carter. She’s always eager to learn about new techniques and technologies in order to further expand her knowledge about dentistry while helping Dr. Carter with restorative, cosmetic, and dental implant procedures. A lifelong Georgian, Patty is most happy when she’s spending time with her son, daughter, and two grandchildren.