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WELCOME TO Oconee Dental

Welcome to Oconee Dental, PC! Our dentists and team provide general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry in Watkinsville, Georgia, and we are happy to also welcome patients from the surrounding areas, including Bogart, Bishop, Athens, Statham, Monroe, Colbert, and Danielsville, Georgia. Oconee Dental has been named Best Dental Practice for the Athens area from 2016-2020!

We put your needs first, using the latest technologies in combination with years of experience to provide comfortable, efficient dentistry. We welcome you to call us today to learn more about our comprehensive dental services and to schedule your appointment with Dr. DeAnn Harmon-Smith and Dr. Katie Anthony.

DeAnn Harmon-Smith, DMD

Dr. DeAnn Harmon-Smith is a licensed family general dentist who has been in private practice since 1999. She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in chemistry from North Georgia College in 1992, and obtained her Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree with honors from Medical College of Georgia in 1996. She continues her dental education monthly to ensure she stays up-to-date in the latest advances in dentistry, and has received advanced training in mini dental implants.Dr. Harmon-Smith maintains professional membership with the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, and the Clarke County Dental Society.

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Katie Hughes Anthony, DMD

Dr. Katie Anthony attended Berry College in Rome, Georgia, where she majored in piano performance and minored in chemistry, before attending dental school at the Medical College of Georgia, graduating in 2009. She continues her dental education through attendance at the annual Hinman Dental Society meeting in Atlanta, and she also studies materials provided by the Academy of General Dentistry.Dr. Anthony is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the Georgia Dental Association. As a dentist, her goal is to provide excellent dental care with kindness and compassion.

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Sarah Erickson, DMD

Dr. Sarah Erickson grew up in Columbus, Ohio and moved to Athens to attend the University of Georgia where she majored in Biological Sciences and Psychology. She then went on to attend the Dental College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia where she met her husband who also practices at Oconee Dental. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Sarah moved back to Ohio to work at a dental practice with her father and brother who are also dentists. Dr. Sarah enjoys expanding her knowledge of new techniques in the field of dentistry and she strives to make her patients feel at ease as she provides comprehensive oral care in a compassionate and comfortable manner.

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Tyler Erickson, DMD

Dr. Tyler Erickson attended Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia, where he graduated with a degree in chemistry. Dr. Erickson then obtained his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the Dental College of Georgia, where he also met his wife, Sarah. He and his wife practiced dentistry in Columbus, Ohio for four years and recently moved back to the Athens/Oconee area. Dr. Erickson is committed to continuing his dental education by staying current on advancements in modern techniques and dental materials. He enjoys doing a wide variety of dental procedures and strives to provide high quality care to his patients.

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EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE IN ALL REGARDS with cutting-edge technology. Dr. Harmon-Smith and staff are second to none. If you are looking for a dental practice, this is the one you want.

- Seth H.

If you are looking for a dentist in the Athens/Watkinsville, Georgia area, I highly recommend this practice! Phenomenal Dentist, and great staff!

- Leah L.

Best dentist and hygienist ever!!!

- Kathy A.

I've been going to Oconee Dental for 20 plus years! Dr. Harmon-Smith and her staff are the best around!! I wouldn't trust mine or my children's smile to anyone else!

- Chris G.

Best. Dentist. Ever!! Best support staff, as well. When you can work with a trauma patient, and treat them with respect and compassion....and make a shot truly NOT hurt.....then you are a miracle-worker. Dr Harmon-Smith and staff are A-M-A-Z-I-N-G !!!! ❤️

- Deidre M.



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