Meet Our Doctors

We want all of our young patients to feel relaxed at our kids' dental office, so becoming familiar with our doctors before your son or daughter's first appointment may help ease their nerves - as well as yours!

Mark D. Thebaut, D.D.S.

Mark D. Thebaut - Founder Of Tebo Dentistry For Kids

Dr. Thebaut is a board certified pediatric dentist in Dacula, GA and is the founder of Tebo Dentisty for Kids as well as Tebo Family Dentistry in Gainesville and Lilburn, GA. He finished his undergraduate work at Emory University with a B.S. in 1975. He then went on to enter the Emory University Dental School and graduated in 1979 from the Doctor of Dental Science program.

Dr. Thebaut continued his education with post-graduate pediatric dental training in the pedodontics program at Emory University. He is also a member of the:

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Georgia Dental Association

Dr. Thebaut is a father himself and he firmly believes that all parents should take good care of their children's oral health. He will provide you with information you need to make the best possible decisions for your family's dental health in Dacula, GA. He will gladly provide your children with individualized dental services and dental procedures to protect their smiles for many years to come. Dr. Thebaut believes that promoting oral health and positive dental experiences early on will help your child to feel comfortable with visiting our pediatric dental office in Dacula, GA for future visits.

Justin T. Echols, D.D.S.

Justin T. Echols, D.D.S.

Dr. Echols is a native of Flint, Michigan. The youngest of seven, he grew up very active in sports, eventually earning himself a basketball scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1998. Upon receiving his Bachelor Degree of Science in Biology in 2004 from Prairie View A&M University, he returned to his home state where he attended and graduated Dental School at the University of Michigan (2009). During his time at home, he enjoys running, attending sporting events, watching movies, and listening to music.

Dr. Echols believes that setting the platform for proper oral health care begins in early childhood development.

He holds membership with the following:

  • American Dental Association
  • Georgia Dental Association
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.

Dr. Echols is dedicated to providing the best quality care to all patients at Tebo Dentistry For Kids, Tebo Dental Group’s pediatric dental offices in Dacula and Lilburn, GA.

Nina Ray, D.D.S.

Nina Ray, D.D.S.

Dr. Ray is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana. She then went on to obtain her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry. Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Ray completed a two year General Residency Program at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, New York while serving as chief resident in her second year. During this time, her training included specialties such as endodontics, prosthodontics, oral surgery and pediatric dentistry. Dr. Ray also received the Outstanding Chief Resident Award.

Dr. Ray truly enjoys working with and treating the dental needs of children. She strives to give her patients optimal care and the best experience possible by understanding the importance of patience and compassion.

Dr. Ray is a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association and the North Georgia Dental Society.

Sara C. Twardy, D.M.D.

Sara C. Twardy, D.M.D

Dr. Sara Twardy is a native of Alabama. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science at Auburn University in 2006, and she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 2011. Dr. Twardy has experience treating pediatric patients as well as adults. She believes in providing quality dental care to all of her patients, with an emphasis on giving each patient a positive experience. Dr. Twardy promotes patient education and preventative care for optimum oral health.


Anna Vu, D.M.D., M.S.

Anna Vu, D.M.D., M.S.

A native of Georgia, Dr. Anna Vu graduated from Berkmar High School in Lilburn and attended Georgia State University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and Valedictorian with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. Vu obtained her doctoral degree from the Medical College of Georgia and her orthodontic degree from the University of Kentucky. While at the University of Kentucky, she was very active in research throughout her three year orthodontic residency and earned a Master of Science degree in Craniofacial Biology. Her research in unraveling a genetic link between ovarian cancer and hypodontia has received several honors and awards.

Dr. Vu is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Georgia Association of Orthodontics, Southern Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, and the American Association of Women Dentist.

Dr. Vu recognizes that every patient has different needs and she delivers treatment tailored to each individual patient. She is committed to the constant pursuit of clinical excellence and to helping your child achieve the smile they deserve- a healthy, beautiful one!

When not practicing orthodontics, Dr. Vu enjoys traveling, golfing, running, crocheting and spending time with her dogs, Abbie and Juno. Most of all, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Alia Mian, D.M.D.

Alia Mian, D.M.D.

Dr. Mian is a native of Pakistan. When she was young, she moved to the U.S. in 1990 with her family and grew up in Louisville, KY. Dr. Mian went on to complete her undergraduate studies in Biology and Psychology at the University of Louisville. In 2006, she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

Dr. Mian enjoys all aspects of dentistry but her true passion is pediatric dentistry. She believes strongly in providing quality dental care and strives to provide the best dental experience for her young patients. Dr. Mian is a member of the American Dental Association and is fluent in English, Urdu and Punjabi.

During her leisure, Dr. Mian enjoys spending time with her husband and her three adorable boys. She loves to stay active and also likes to travel abroad in her spare time.

Our Dental Staff in Lilburn, GA

Our friendly dental team at our pediatric dental office in Lilburn, GA is our greatest asset. Our dental staff is excited about helping your children to achieve beautiful, healthy smiles and excellent oral health. All of our dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental business coordinators are licensed dental professionals and have many hours of training and education to serve you and your family better.

Our children's dental office in Lilburn, GA believes in staying on the cutting edge of pediatric dentistry, patient communication, and customer service.

Please feel free to contact us for more information about our dental services or call us to schedule an appointment.

Please feel free to contact our children's dental office in Lilburn, GA for more information about our dental services and procedures and we'll be glad to address any questions or concerns that you may have.


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3535 Thompson Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA  30506

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609 Beaver Ruin Road NW,
Suite B
Lilburn, GA  30047

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