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Meet Our Team


Tamara Ortiz, Practice Administrator

It’s gratifying for Tamara to make people feel happy and comfortable while they’re at the practice. She loves seeing patients feel good about their smiles.

Family and Interests

Tamara is happily married and the proud mother of three children and three grandchildren. Their dog Oliver rounds out the family. In her spare time, she enjoys painting with acrylics, singing, spending time in the outdoors and participating in a local prayer ministry.

bridgett-harris-2Bridget Harris, Insurance Coordinator

“I love meeting new people, seeing patients smile and making them feel happy.” Bridget graduated from Pickens High School and has worked in dentistry for over a decade.

Family and Hobbies

When she’s not at the practice, Bridget enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking her Cocker Spaniel Isabelle, working out, hiking, cooking and going to Topgolf.


Melissa Bedingfield, Dental Assistant

Passionate about helping people achieve and maintain exceptional oral health, Melissa also wants patients to know that we can save their teeth. She particularly enjoys interacting with older people. Before she started working at the practice, she studied cosmetology during high school.

Family and Pastimes

Melissa is married, enjoys arts and crafts, and is active in her church.


Jennifer Kirby, Dental Assistant

Having worked as a dental assistant since 2012, Jennifer enjoys seeing patients improve and maintain their beautiful smiles. This Georgia native currently lives in Ball Ground.


Outside the practice, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and two dogs.

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Madison Pyles, Front Desk

With an interest in the medical field, Madison initially worked as a certified nursing assistant. She switched gears and is now proud to be in the dental field. Madison loves greeting our patients and answering any questions they may have.


When she’s not at the practice, Madison enjoys hanging out with her dog Hank, shopping, spending time in the outdoors and attending concerts.

Experience exceptional dental care with our friendly team. Contact the practice today for a same-day appointment!


Choice One Dental Care of Marietta | (770) 427-7358