Our Dental Professionals

Our happy, healthy dental practice is here to serve your oral health needs. Check out the real people you’ll meet in our office.

Dr. Brant

Dr. Brant Sandifer


Dr. Brant Sandifer grew up in Tifton, Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Georgia where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. After his time in Athens, Dr. Sandifer attended the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University where he earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Sandifer has been living and practicing dentistry in Athens since 2017. He is passionate about creating beautiful, healthy smiles that last a lifetime. Dr. Sandifer is excited to join Dr. George as they continue to treat patients with quality care and compassion. Dr. Sandifer is married to his high school sweetheart, Abbey, and they have two sons, Ezra and Remy. He is an avid outdoorsman and a huge Bulldog fan. Dr. Sandifer and his family are actively involved at Athens Church.

Dr. Drew Richardson

Drew Richardson, DMD

Dr. Drew Richardson is a South Georgia native turned Athenian. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Georgia, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Immediately after graduation, he worked in a research lab developing micronutrients for citrus trees. Following his time in Athens, Dr. Richardson attended the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, earning a Doctor of Dental Medicine as a prestigious Hinman Scholar. Graduating 2nd in his class, he was initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi and Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honors Societies.

Dr. Richardson’s treatments focus on cosmetic and general dentistry, including fillings, veneers, crowns and bridges, removable partials and dentures, teeth whitening, and more. Additionally, he offers both cosmetic and therapeutic TMJ Botox treatments. Committed to fully educating his patients, Dr. Richardson partners with them to achieve the highest level of oral health.

Continuing his professional training and education, Dr. Richardson is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics and the L.D. Pankey study club. He has also completed advanced cosmetic dental training at the prestigious Spear Academy in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Richardson is dedicated to community service and has donated his services to Georgia dental clinics, including the Hope Dental Clinic and Christ Community Clinic. Dr. Richardson had the privilege of serving on a Dental Mission Trip Team to Hinche, Haiti, in the summer of 2016.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Richardson enjoys spending time with his wife, Molly, and daughter, Faye. He is an avid college football fan and loves to cheer on his beloved Bulldawgs. In his free time, you will likely find Dr. Richardson outdoors, going for a run, gardening, fishing, or playing disc golf.

Dr. R. Lawrence George

Dr. R. Lawrence George


Dr. George is a 1971 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. He was one of four dental students that exempted the fourth year of dental school because of scholastic and clinical achievements. He was allowed to practice in a U.S. Public Health Service Hospital until graduation.

Beginning his practice in the Athens area, Dr. George has performed extensive restorative dentistry including restoring dental implants. He was one of the first in this area to do cosmetic dentistry and has placed veneers since 1972.