Dr. Craig Harris
For over twenty years, Dr. Craig Harris and his wife, Wendy, have been serving their patients with care, compassion, and excellent dentistry. Dr. Craig believes in treating his patients the way that he would want to be treated. At Harris Family Dentistry, his goal is to make sure that each patient feels loved and knows that they matter to their dentists as a person and not just as a patient.
Dr. Craig takes the time to get to know each person individually and makes sure that each dental service is explained in a way that is easy to understand. He enjoys serving patients of all ages and especially loves the artistic aspect of dentistry.
After growing up in Cartersville, Georgia, Dr. Craig Harris earned his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Samford University in 1993 and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from Medical College of Georgia in 1997. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Georgia Dental Association.
When he isn’t helping patients achieve beautiful smiles, Dr. Craig Harris loves to spend time with his family and their two dogs. Dr. Harris enjoys hiking, especially in the mountains of North Carolina. At home, Dr. Craig loves to garden, and in his spare time, he enjoys coaching youth basketball. He and his wife, Wendy, have attended Free Chapel in Gainesville, Georgia, since 2005. They are incredibly grateful for God’s love and provision and have made it their primary goal in life is to spread that love to others.
Dr. Craig has completed Mastership and Fellowship and Diplomate programs with the International Dental Implant Association. He’s been placing implants for 15+ years and offers the “teeth in a day” as well as other complex implant restorative treatments.
Dr. Wendy Harris
Dr. Wendy Harris and her husband, Craig, have been practicing dentistry in Dawsonville, Georgia, since 1998. For the past twenty years, Dr. Wendy has been nurturing patients and helping them get the gentle care that they need to maintain beautiful, healthy smiles. She makes sure each patient has a nice experience in the dental chair, and loves forming relationships with her patients and coworkers. Dr. Wendy feels very blessed to work and share her life with such an amazing team of women.
Like her husband, Dr. Wendy especially loves the artistic aspect of dentistry. She strives to make dentistry beautiful and to help each patient love their smile.
Though she was born in Tampa, Florida, Dr. Wendy primarily grew up in Marietta, Georgia. She earned her Associates of Arts degree from Oxford College in 1990 and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1992. She and her husband, Craig, met when they were attending Dental School at Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Wendy earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the university in 1996.
She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Georgia Dental Association. To stay up-to-date on modern dentistry, Dr. Wendy and her husband are constantly taking continuing education courses.
At home, Dr. Wendy and Dr. Craig Harris have a daughter named Lily and a son named Jones. They enjoy spending time with their children and extended family, or just playing at home with their two dogs. Dr. Wendy loves to run, read and sew, and also has a strong passion for photography. When they’re all together, Dr. Wendy and Dr. Craig love to hike or watch movies and sports with their kids.
Dr. Nazanin Rashidi
Dental School: University of Louisville School of Dentistry, 2019, D.M.D
Undergraduate School: Georgia State University, 2008, B.S.
Affiliations: ADA, GDA, AAWD (American Association of Women Dentists)
Dr. Nazanin Rashidi was born and raised in Iran until 2001 when she and her family moved to Atlanta. She attended middle school and high school in the metro Atlanta area and continued her education at Georgia State University after high school. While she completed her Bachelors in Science, before getting into dental school, Dr. Rashidi worked as a Certified Orthodontic Assistant. After being accepted into Dental school, she moved to Louisville, Kentucky to complete her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D). While working towards her doctorate, she participated in research, volunteer activities, and went on a mission trip to the Philippines to provide dental care to underprivileged kids. After completing dental school, Dr. Rashidi moved back to Atlanta to be close to her family and start her career in an area she enjoys.
Dr. Rashidi has been a part of our practice since 2019. With her caring and friendly personality, along with her outstanding skills in the dental chair, she quickly became a core member of our office family and a chosen provider with our patients. Outside of dentistry, she loves spending time with family, cooking, photography, and walking her husky, Gorgy. She also enjoys traveling to see different parts of the world and experiencing new cultures.