Meet Our Team
Meet Dr. Slade Wallace Lail, D.D.S.
For over 18 years, Dr. Slade Lail has been practicing dentistry in Duluth, Georgia. He started his career by obtaining an Associate degree from Young Harris College and a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Georgia. He then earned his Doctorate of Dentistry from the University of Tennessee, Memphis.
Since the day he opened his practice in 1997, Dr. Lail has been dedicated to serving the community, whether in-office or through community involvement. He has served as president of the Gwinnett Rotary Club, chairman of the City of Duluth Alcohol Review Board, and is currently on the city of Duluth Planning and Zoning commission. He is also on the executive council of the Hinman Dental Society. Dr. Lail has been named numerous times in the “Best Dentist” category in Atlanta Magazine and Gwinnett Magazine.
Not only does Dr. Lail work in Duluth, he also lives there with his wife, Kristy, and four children: Carson, Garrett, Sidney, and Jamie. Dr. Lail and his family have a strong passion for the outdoors and spend much of their free time at his property in Hancock County, Georgia. His investment in the environment has been recognized throughout the state as his property was named Georgia Tree Farm of the Year in 2007 and won the 2008 Forest Stewardship Award. Dr. Lail himself was also named the 2007 Hancock County Conservationist of the Year.
About Dr. Wallace Lail:
For 50 years, Dr. Wallace Lail has been practicing dentistry in Duluth, GA. Upon completing his pre-dental studies at Emory University in Atlanta in 1961, Dr. Lail obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1965. After that, he joined the United States Army and practiced for 3 years. In 1969, he moved to Duluth, GA and started his own practice.
Dr. Lail has been a member of the Hinman Dental Society since 1971, serving as president in 1995 and was the General Chairman of the Hinman Dental meeting in 1998. Dr. Lail has been a civil servant in Duluth for 40 years and has served on the Duluth City Council. He is a charter member of the Gwinnett Rotary Club and served as president from 1983-1984.
Dr. Lail still lives in Duluth with his wife, Mary. He has 3 sons, Ray, Slade, and Brandan as well as 2 nephews and 11 grandchildren. He enjoys spending time at his cabin in Suches, as well as hunting and fishing. He also enjoys flying his restored 1938 Stearman bi-plane.
About Dr. Lisa Moss:
For over 27 years, Dr. Lisa Moss has been practicing dentistry. Dr. Moss grew up in Dunwoody, GA; where she graduated from Dunwoody Highschool. She then attended the University of Georgia and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in biology. Soon after she attended the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. This is where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Hinman Dental Society, and the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics.
In her free time, Dr. Moss volunteers with Community of Smiles, the Georgia Baptist Healthcare Mobile Ministry, Recovery Outfitters and Kiwanis Club of Duluth. She has two adult children, Melissa and Wiley. She has a beagle named Roscoe who she loves dearly. She is always ready to serve the Lord where ever he may lead her. She also enjoys visiting and spending time with her friends and family.
Debi Langan, Front Desk Manager:
Debi has twenty one years of experience in the Dental Field. For the past ten years she has been managing all the financial and business aspects of Dr. Lail’s office. Her favorite part of her job is changing peoples perception of being at the dentist. She does this by helping patients overcome their financial obstacles, thus allowing them to reach their full optimum dental health. A Dacula resident, Debi and her husband Mike are proud parents of four children and three grandchildren.
Nora Bramlett, Dental Hygienist:
Nora graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2009. She has been with Dr. Slade Lail since 2011. Nora lives in Lilburn with her husband, Adam and their one year old son Daniel. In her free time, Nora enjoys going to the beach and spending time with family and friends.
Alice Findley, Dental Hygienist:
Alice is a native of Lyons, Georgia. She has had a career as a first grade teacher in Brunswick, GA before obtaining her dental hygiene degree in 1995. Alice has been with Dr. Slade Lail since 2002. She has practiced dental hygiene in Arizona and Georgia. Alice has two cats, loves the beach and traveling in her spare time.
Angela Dooley, Lead Dental Assistant:
Angela has worked in dentistry for ten years. Spending her last seven years with Dr. Lail as his lead assistant. She takes pride in making patients feel comfortable and relaxed. She lives in Gainesville and has two children; Jacob and Kenley. She enjoys being outdoors as well as crafting in her free time.
Christian Gray, Dental Assistant:
Christian is a graduate from Gwinnett Tech. She was a intern at this office before becoming a member of this phenomenal team. Christian helps with the front office and back office. Her upbeat and jovial personality makes a delightful day at the office.
Steaphine Bernier, Dental Assistant:
Steaphine is a recent Gwinnett Tech graduate. She joined the team in 2015. Although she is a new member of the staff, she is very excited to be apart of Lail Family Dentistry. She enjoys creating a relaxed and joyful environment for patients by cracking jokes and keeping a smile on her face. Her main focus is to make each patient feel respect and comfortable. In her free time she enjoys murder mysteries, running, and spending time with her husband Peter.
Bobbie Whelchel, Office Manager:
Bobbie is a graduate of Lanier Technical College. Since her graduation, she has been apart of Dr. Wallace Lail’s team for the last 16 years. She manages the financial and insurance needs of his patients. Bobbie is the go-to person with all the patients financial treatment questions. She is a Barrow County native; where she lives with her daughter Chelsea and son Chase. While out of the office, Bobbie’s hobbies include; spending time with her family, hiking, and shopping.
Rebecca Anders, Dental Hygienist:
Becky is a 1983 graduate of the Dental Hygiene Program at the Dunwoody Campus of Dekalb College. She has worked for Dr. Wallace Lail since January, 1997. Becky came to this practice with many years of hygiene experience in general dentistry as well as orthodontics and periodontics. She also worked as a dental hygiene clinic instructor at Dekalb College after her graduation. Her years prior to coming to Dr. Lail’s practice were spent in full-time hygiene work in Oakwood, Dunwoody and Peachtree Corners for general dentists and for a periodontist in Sandy Springs. Becky has two children who started and graduated from the Duluth School System, Melissa is 34 and Nathan is 32 and has two children of his own; Mikey (age 7) and Katie (age 5). They, as well as Becky, were very involved in the Duluth Youth Sports Associations and considered Shorty Howell Park their second home for 15 years. Other interests that occupy Becky’s time are scuba diving, traveling, skiing (water and snow), reading, developing and selling real estate and all sorts of water sports with her grandchildren.
Aly Carroll, Lead Dental Assistant
Aly, a Gwinnett Tech graduate, interned with Dr. Lail for 6 months. After graduation she was hired as lead assistant for Dr. Wallace Lail and Dr. Lisa Moss. For the past two and half years she has enjoyed taking care of our patients needs and answering any questions they may have. When not working; Aly loves reading, weekends at the lake, and spoiling her dog Lola.
Heather Hoffman, Patient Coordinator
To schedule an appointment, please call:
770.476.2400 for Dr. Slade Lail.
770-476-5227 for Dr. Wallce Lail & Dr. Lisa Moss.
Emergency services are provided after hours if needed.
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