Our Doctors and Team are dedicated to providing all of our past, current and future patients with quality orthodontic care and the ultimate patient experience. We design our clinics around serving our patients (you!) with an experience that improves your smile, your day, and ultimately your life. We are able to deliver our best because we have amazing teams that put their heart into our fun atmosphere for a genuine interaction with each patient.

Robert Waugh, DMD, MS

Robert Waugh, DMD, MS

Dr. Bob Waugh believes beautiful smiles are uniquely delivered and has made it his personal goal to make the most of each patient’s smile. “Practicing orthodontics is a privilege I have taken seriously since opening my practice in Athens in 1989. Achieving treatment excellence is my goal for every member of this great community, which my family and I are proud to call home.” Dr. Waugh earned his Doctorate and Masters degrees in Oral Biology from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Later, he received his Certificate in Orthodontics and Masters degree in Oral Biology from Baylor College of Dentistry. He is also board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. Outside of the office, Dr. Waugh can be found attending school or athletic events with his very active family. He also enjoys traveling, boating, fishing and teaching future orthodontists at Augusta University Health. 

Dana Fender, DMD

Dana Fender, DMD

Dr. Fender received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry from the Medical College of Georgia Dental School where he was Valedictorian and then completed his graduate orthodontic training at Vanderbilt University. Prior to college he was also Valedictorian his Senior year of High School. He has always striven to excel and be the best at whatever he set out to accomplish. Dr. Fender is involved in the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists. Being actively engaged in these professional affiliations allows him to work closely with colleagues and peers so that he is able to provide his patients the most scientifically proven and tested methods of treatments. Dr. Fender is happily married to Hope and they have three wonderful boys, Austin, Andrew and Evan. 

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