Dr. Guess grew up in Douglas, GA and graduated from Coffee High School. She attended the University of Georgia where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and graduated summa cum laude. While studying at UGA, Dr. Guess was also a member of the UGA danceline, the Georgettes. Dr. Guess earned her DMD degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. Immediately following dental school, she moved with her family to Greensburg, Pennsylvania, where she completed a 30-month orthodontic residency at Seton Hill University. She received a Master of Science in Orthodontics and a certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Dr. Guess is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Southern Association of Orthodontics (SAO).
Dr. Guess and her husband, Payton have four beautiful children: Collier, Adalyn, Aven, and Cambry. During her spare time, Dr. Guess enjoys spending time with her family.
Dr. Kerns has been a successful practicing orthodontist for over 20 years. When she isn’t giving back to her community through oral hygiene presentations at schools or taking continuing education courses to learn new, cutting-edge treatment methods, Dr. Kerns enjoys antiquing, cooking, and spending time with her family.
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 strived 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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