Dr. McFatter graduated cum laude with his degree in molecular biology from Vanderbilt University in 1977. He then graduated with his dental degree from the Emory University School of Dentistry in 1981, after which he completed a year-long general practice residency at the Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Dr. McFatter continues his education monthly, has received functional dentures training at the Pankey Institute, and has also studied All-On-4 implant-supported dentures. Additionally, he graduated from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) maxicourse in dental implants.
Dr. McFatter is committed to giving back to our community by supporting breast cancer research, give monthly to the Second Harvest Food Bank, donate free denture services to recipients of We Care Services of the State of Florida, and support Your Infinite Life Online (The Peaceful Project). He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Advanced Dental Implant Studies (ADIS), International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and the Institute for Dental Implant Awareness (IDIA). He has also received his master’s with the AGD, IDIA, ICOI, and is an associate fellow of the AAID. Dr. McFatter’s vision is to create a national network of denture centers that offers impeccable service and creative solutions for the edentulous.
Dr. McFatter has made several mission trips to the Dominican Republic to place implants, as well as a surgical mission to Mexico for “All on Four” training. We have patients who’ve come as far away as North Carolina, Texas, and Miami. Our building is platinum level LEEDS certified. (Our office is a green building).
Dr. McFatter has served in the area for over 30 years providing the denture and implant procedures that restore missing teeth. He is currently working on his first book “The 20-minute Denture”. He also has a successful and inspiring family. In his spare time, our dentist enjoys kayaking, fishing, bowling, and playing tennis.
Dr. Valarie Dozier grew up in a town less than 1,000 people in the middle of Nebraska. She knew from a young age that she enjoyed being in a medical environment. In high school she shadowed her hometown dentist and decided that dentistry was the career for her. She loved the idea of being able to work with her hands and being able to brighten someone’s day with a new smile.
Dr. Dozier attended the University of Nebraska where she received her Bachelors in Biological Sciences. She received many scholarships and awards while in her undergraduate, including Physical Science Student of the Year for her work in Physics and Chemistry. For her dental degree, Dr. Dozier attended the University of Nebraska Medical Canter and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2016. Dr. Dozier gained valuable hand on experience in the dental clinic under the direction of a highly trained faculty. She also attended a dental mission trip with the Christian Dental Society to Jamaica where they provided free dental care to an underserved population.
Since graduating from dental school, Dr. Dozier has continued her education in the dental field. She has attended numerous courses relating to full mouth rehabilitation, periodontics, implants, fixed hybrid dentures and implant restorations. She has also received her certification in phlebotomy. Dr. Dozier is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Georgia Dental Association (GDA), and the Georgia Dental Political Action Committee (GADPAC).
In her personal time Dr. Dozier enjoys spending time with her husband Cory. They love to go to the beach and to travel anywhere new. They also enjoy playing sports and being involved in their local softball and kickball leagues. Dr. Dozier and Cory are also huge Nebraska Cornhusker fans and will cheer on their Huskers in any sport.
Sam is the dental hygienist here on our Beachton Dental Team. Sam strives to provide the best dental care by meeting each patients’ individual needs and giving patients a wonderful dental experience here at Beachton. Making patients smile and helping patients come to love going to the dentist is one of the greatest accomplishments for Sam. Understanding the importance of having a healthy smile is key and Sam loves to help each of her patients achieve this. Sam loves spending time with her family and has two wonderful children.
Julie is one of our amazing receptionists here at Beachton Dental Center. She strives to help each patient get to where they can reach their best smiles and enjoys helping patients a long their dental journeys. She loves the calming atmosphere here at Beachton and loves seeing patients walk out with their new smiles. Julie has two wonderful children and loves decorating, painting, and changing old furniture into something beautiful.
We welcomed Holly into Beachton Dental Center Family in 2015 and her 30+ years of experience and knowledge are well suited here. The enormous amount of passion she has for dentistry has led to a fulfilling life and career. Holly believes the exposure to Dr. McFatter’s pristine reputation, professionalism and drive for continuous education has proved rewarding on all levels. Holly is our main “Go-to” person for our Sleep Study Medicine Division in our practice and has taken the responsibility of this role as an excellent opportunity to be involved as a valuable team member. Holly enjoys spending time with her son Adam and her wonderful grandchildren.
Lexi is one of our Dental Assistant’s here at Beachton Dental Center. Lexi enjoys working within the dental field and has excelled in learning great techniques to help our patients’ appointments go smoothly. She strives to help and learn to make sure each patient leaves smiling. Lexi is from Thomasville and loves spending time with her family.
Chrystal is a 2015 Graduate of Albany Technical College with her Certification of Expended Functions in Dental Assisting and Radiology. She also has her Certification in Phlebotomy which helps in the aid of drawing blood for implant services. Chrystal is not only skilled as an assistant but also in our dental lab where she worked for a year after graduating. In Chrystal’s spare time, she enjoys listening to music, traveling and enjoying quality time with her family.
Kiara is an amazing dental assistant. She strives to help patients feel at ease during their appointments and enjoy their visit. Being a dental assistant Kiara has had wonderful opportunities to learn and grow within our practice. She loves helping people and making sure everyone leaves with their best smile. Kiara is from Thomasville, and a proud bulldog fan. In her free time, she loves to cook and spend time with her family.
Ashlea is one of our amazing dental assistants. She loves learning new things and enjoys growing within the dental field. She loves working with patients and enjoys seeing the transformation of people’s smiles. Helping people grow to love their smiles brings Ashlea joy here at Beachton. During her free time, Ashlea loves working in the garden and enjoying time with her fur babies.
Morgan is a great dental assistant here at Beachton. She is a true “syrup maker” from Cairo, GA and Has lived in SW GA her whole life. She strives to succeed in all she does and enjoys helping patients reach their goals of obtaining a new smile. She is always learning and making it her goal to reach a higher education within the healthcare field. Being at Beachton Dental has given her more opportunities to learn and care for patients and their smiles. In her free time, Morgan enjoys spending time with family, her boyfriend and her dogs.
Becki is a graduate from Medix School in 1981 for Registered Dental Assisting. She has been certified in dental radiology, expanded duties, and nitrous oxide. She has been working in the dental field for over 42 years. She loves working with patients, especially seeing their confidence and smiles return to their faces. Becki has been here at Beachton for 6 years and enjoys helping Dr. McFatter restore smiles. Becki enjoys nature and loves animals.
Trane started working with Dr McFatter in June of 2008 as a member of the clinical team. Trane’s main focus here is making sure that our patients receive the proper instructions and education about their new dentures, as well as, providing any adjustments needed to ensure their most comfortable fit. In addition, Trane’s incredible organizational skills guarantee that our instruments and supplies are stored in just the right place for easy access.Trane states that “she really enjoys her job, as it allows her to spend time with different people.” Her goal is to hopefully have them leave happy and with a smile on their face. Trane has a daughter and a son as well three grandchildren!
Kim is an amazing receptionist here at Beachton. She makes every patient’s visit feel like home. She greets every patient with a smile and strives to help patients with their appointments and questions regarding their dental needs. She loves to see patients come in and go out smiling bigger than before. During Kim’s free time she owns Sweet and Sassy Kake’s LLC, making the best cakes and desserts. She loves spending time with family, especially seeing her granddaughter and grand-dog Koda.
Victoria is one of our great receptionists. She enjoys helping each patient schedule their appointments and get the best care they need. She strives to make each patient feel at ease about their appointments and makes checking out easy. She enjoys seeing every new smile transformation here at Beachton. During her free time she loves spending time with family and friends.
Kim has been a member of our talented lab team since July of 2011 and is originally from Sarasota, FL. Her attention to detail allows her to focus on providing the highest quality dentures in the area. She is a highly skilled and valued member of our Beachton Team. She has two children and two grandchildren. In her spare time, Kim enjoys reading, gardening and going on beach trips.
Paula is one of our Lab Technicians here at Beachton. She has been a valued lab technician for 27 years. Since March 2019 she is only with us part-time. She enjoys helping our lab to design the best dentures for our patients. She has been married to her loving husband Franklin for 23 years. She enjoys hunting, fishing, crafting and spending time with her family and friends.
Christy has been a part of our dental team here at Beachton for almost 18 years. She is a lab technician and enjoys taking part in helping our patients feel more confident about their smile. Christy believes in handling each case she works with the way she would want it handled if she was the patient. Christy is very family oriented! She is married to her husband Tony for 24 years. They have 2 daughters, Jade and Desiree, a son-in-law Mason, and two grandchildren Liam and Lillie.