Herman A. Donatelli, D.M.D
Dr. Donatelli is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he received training in all aspects of general dentistry. After completing his DMD degree, Dr. Donatelli completed one year of post-graduate training in Prosthodontics at the University of Pittsburgh, and a two year program in Fixed Prosthodontics at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. After completion of his advanced training in 1980, Dr. Donatelli practiced Prosthodontics in Lighthouse Point, FL then returned to the Atlanta area in 1983 and has practiced in the downtown/midtown area for the past 30 years.
Dr. Donatelli and his wife, Mary have been married for 39 years and have two adult children, Wendy and Dale. They are the grandparents of Ryan, Megan, and Anna. Dr. Donatelli enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including travel, hiking, gardening, birding, and photography. As an experienced specialist dedicated to lifelong learning through continuing education, Dr. Donatelli can apply his unique blend of artistic and technical skills, using the most innovative new materials and techniques, to the individual needs of each patient.
Dr. Donatelli is licensed by the Georgia Board of Dentistry, the Florida Board of Dentistry and is a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Northern District Dental Society, the American College of Prosthodontists, and the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Donatelli is a founding member of the Druid Hills Implant Study Club and has lectured nationally and internationally on topics related to dental implants.
Vanessa Walls is the office hygienist who is responsible for patient education and hands-on instruction in oral hygiene measures, as well as providing the dental hygiene services for our patients. Vanessa has been our hygienist since March of 2004 and is available on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday each week.
Kelly Evans is our office receptionist and is responsible for the day-to-day business aspects of the practice. She is very knowledgeable regarding any insurance questions you may have and can assist patients with understanding their treatment plans and benefits. Kelly has been with our practice since 2011.
Sharon Carter is the dental assistant in the office and is responsible for assisting in the care of the patients as they receive their treatment with Dr.Donatelli. Many of her duties happen "behind the scenes" with preparing of rooms and instuments, ordering supplies, making x-rays, and assisting Dr. Donatelli with laboratory work. Sharon has been the office assistant since 1998 and has two children, Rachel and Paul, and has one grandchild, Dallas.
Vanessa, Kelly, and Sharon