Meet Our Team

We are proud of the care provided by our Team - our greatest asset!

Each member of our Team is dedicated to making sure you have a completely comfortable experience every time you visit our office.

Ellen, Dental Hygienist
Ellen Trauffer
Registered Dental Hygienist

Ellen has been with DWAD since 1999 and feels blessed to be working with a great team. Her career in dentistry started in 1969 when she decided to return to school to obtain a Dental Hygiene degree from Carroll Technical College in 1998.

Ellen is the proud grandmother of two girls, ages 11 and 6; her son and daughter-in-law always include "Grandmaw" in all their activities. Ellen also enjoys her Jazzercise sessions where she is a class monitor.

Jennifer, Dental HygienistJennifer Henry, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer, a Georgia native, began her dental career as a dental assistant while attending the University of West Georgia. She has 5 years' experience as a Certified and Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in addition to her skills as a dental hygienist. After graduating with an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from Georgia Perimeter College, Jennifer joined Dentistry with a Difference with the hope of instilling her passion for oral health into each patient. Her perky personality can be attributed to her time as a West Georgia cheerleader.

Jennifer donates her time to A Community of Smiles and Dentistry from the Heart; these clinics provide free dental care to those in need.

Jeannine, Dental AssistantJeannine Jones
Dental Assistant

Jeannine is a transplant from New York. She moved here 8 years ago with her junior high sweet heart and husband of 18 years. She has over 15 years of clinical experience with advanced training in full mouth reconstruction and cosmetic dentistry.

Jeannine has attended the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, and the Rosenthal Institute at NYU. She has been Dr. Nordone's clinical assistant for the past 8 years. She enjoys spending her time with her two daughters and two grandsons as well as traveling.

Chakira, Dental AssistantChakira
Dental Assistant

Chakira has enjoyed working as a certified dental assistant for 8 years. She was raised in Detroit, MI. After graduating high school she moved to Denver, CO where she attended Pima Medical Institute to get her certificate in Dental Assisting. Chakira enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and traveling.

Tiffany Tiffany
Certified Dental Assistant

Tiffany has enjoyed working as a certified dental assistant for 6 years. She was raised in West Palm Beach, FL and attended Palm Beach State College to get her certification in Dental Assisting. She has training in all aspects of dentistry with advanced training in sedation dentistry. She especially loves assisting in smile makeover cases knowing she can be a part of that life changing event. She enjoys hiking, running, snorkeling, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Beth Beth Smith, D.A.
Scheduling Coordinator

Beth is a S.C. native. She began her dental career as a dental assistant graduating from Midlands Technical College in Columbia, S.C. in 1985. She went on to further her dental career as a practice administrator. She has enjoyed working and being in the art of dentistry for over 26 years! Beth is privileged to be a part of this great team at DWAD! She enjoys spending her free time with her 19 year old son, exercising and singing!

Maddi Maddi
Scheduling Coordinator

Maddi has been with DWAD since 2014. Her career in dentistry began in 1980 as a Dental Assistant. She attended Univ of FL where she obtained her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1983. A stay at home mom to son Johnny, Maddi joined the DWAD team as Dr. Nordone's Scheduling Coordinator and feels truly blessed to be part of such a great team!

Stacy Stacy
Financial/Insurance Coordinator

Stacy is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana and moved to Smyrna, Georgia 12 years ago. She has enjoyed working in dentistry for the past 20 years. Stacy believes patients should be treated with the very best professional care from the moment they walk in the door, until their work is completed.

Stacy values spending time with family and friends, going rollerblading on the Comet Trail and listening to live music.

Penny, Patient CoordinatorPenny Ruda
Finance & Insurance Coordinator

Penny has enjoyed working in the dental field for many years. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and was raised in Pennsylvania Dutch country. She spent her high school years in Philadelphia and graduated from Temple University. After moving to Atlanta in 1971, she worked for a large cosmetic and family dental practice prior to joining Drs. Priluck and Nordone in 1974.

At DWAD, Penny manages patient accounts and insurance benefits. Over the years, she has thoroughly enjoyed watching four generations of Dunwoody and community families become part of the Dentistry with a Difference family. She has attended numerous continuing education dental study programs, including: The Rosenthal Institute in New York, New Orleans Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry meeting, Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry meetings, and the Chicago and Dallas ADA meetings. Also, she serves on the Advisory Board of the Perimeter College School of Dental Hygiene. When not working, Penny enjoys taking adult education classes and travels with her lucky husband of 40 years to see their children and grandchildren.

Penny is always available to discuss patient accounts and insurance benefits. (And, because she was raised in Pennsylvania Dutch country, Penny makes incredibly delicious apple and Shoo-fly pies!!)

dr nordone, dr priluck

Doctors Priluck and Nordone are passionate about advancing their skills through ongoing continuing education. Equally important is to surround themselves with motivated, intelligent team members with a special compassion for their patients and zest for learning everything they can about the latest dentistry has to offer.

Both our administrative and clinical team members have been trained at world-renowned facilities in order to provide superior care for our patients. Coursework includes: the Las Vegas Institute for Aesthetics, Pankey Institute, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Rosenthal Institute of New York University.

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