|Christie is an Atlanta native who started her second career as a
Certified Clinical Dental Assistant in 1989. She enjoyed 6 years of
clinical hands-on experience as a Dental Assistant before assuming
her current role as Office Coordinator. Christie’s first career
involved many aspects of administration and management. This
experience combined with her clinical knowledge makes her well
qualified for her current position. Communication, organization
skills, clinical dental knowledge and genuine care for people make
her a great Coordinator. She is the resident expert on insurance,
finances and appointments. She has been with Dr Chipps over 9 years.
She currently resides in Roswell with her husband Gary and their
pup, Alix. She enjoys traveling, gardening, bargain shopping and
making jewelry and other crafts in her spare time.
Graduating from University of Michigan in 1981 with a BS and RDH,
Paula moved to Atlanta in 1988 and has been an active Hygienist ever
since. With a total of over 25 years experience in dental hygiene,
she is always eager to share her knowledge about good oral health
and gains great satisfaction in watching patients' oral health
improve. She has been with Dr. Chipps since 1999.
Paula has a great sense of humor. She resides in East Cobb with her
husband of over 17 years, Mike, and two adorable girls, Kristin and
Lindsey. They stay very busy with family, travel and their dogs,
Raisin, Checkers and the rest of the animal menagerie.
Ellen Chabot, RDH, Dental Hygienist
Ellen is originally from Delaware where she graduated from hygiene
school in1994. She moved to Marietta, Ga a year later. She came to
Dr Chipps office with 6 years experience. Her good nature and many
interests keep the patients entertained while she shares her vast
knowledge of home care and clinical advice. She focuses on making
the patient comfortable during the routine procedure of a dental
cleaning and check-up. She has been with Dr. Chipps since late 2000.
Ellen has many interests. Volunteering her time for ushering at the
Fox Theatre and helping out at the U.S. 10K walk every Labor Day are
just a few examples of her many charitable endeavors. She has 3
children, Rebekah, the oldest, Ben, who is college bound in the fall
and last but not least, Robert, The future Super-Star! These three
keep her very busy, helping with schoolwork, being taxi mom and
guiding them to a bright and successful future..
Connie has lived in Roswell since 1977. She is a graduate of Clayton
State College in 1982 with recognition in clinic work there. She has
been a certified CPR Instructor for the American Red Cross for over 23
years. Her continuing education and on hand experience gives her the
ability to care for and educate Dr Chipps' patients with the highest
level of attention available. She is our resident On Call/Part time
Hygienist who is always ready to assist us with our daily schedule.
She is a more than full time mom to Robbie and Stella and also cares for
her mom. She and her husband Mike are active in their church, St Peter
Chanel. They also spend lots of time expanding their children’s horizons
with travel, education and lots of activities.
Lucy Bello, Lead
Lucy came to Georgia in 2005 from New York, where she worked as a Dental
Assistant for over 20 years. She also has training in medical ultrasound
technology. Her extensive on the job and life experience made her and
excellent choice for our Lead Dental assistant. She runs the back office
with skill and a cheerful finesse. She is a most welcome addition to our
Lucy now lives in Woodstock, Ga. with her Father and her dog Corky. She
also has a son Craig, who she visits often in Texas. She enjoys cooking,
shopping and spending time with family and friends.
Treatment Coordinator/Dental Assistant
Maria has extensive training in Dentistry and Administrative Procedure.
After being inspired by her father a dentist, she received her DDS in
Colombia, South America in 1994. She also specialized in Administration
and Dental Auditing. Her experience includes Practice Management, Dental
Auditor and Instructor. Although not currently practicing her regard for
the profession is solid.
Maria married Lance Henderson and moved to Mississippi in 2004. After 2
years there Her sister introduced her to Patricia (Dr Chipps former
assistant) who was on her way to Colorado to complete her DDS Degree.
She moved here to Georgia. to work for Dr Chipps and be closer to her
family. Her experience in the clinical as well as administrative field
makes her the perfect assistant for Christie and Dr Chipps. She handles
appointments, materials and supply orders plus anything else the office
needs! She is a valuable addition to the staff.
Maria lives in Alpharetta, Ga. with her husband Lance and their
hilarious cat, Kisses. They enjoy movies, music, computers and pop