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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.


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.

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


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