Dr. Tia Harding

Kennesaw, GA Dentist

Dr. Tia Harding is originally from Marquette, MI. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry. In 2007, she moved to the Atlanta area and currently lives in Marietta with her husband and their sons Cole and Easton, and their two dachshunds. Dr. Harding is a current member of the American Dental Association and the Georgia Dental Association. She love traveling. Formerly from Edge Family Dental and Family Dentistry at Seven Hill, now joins West Cobb Dentistry as her new home.

Richard Couk, DDS

Kennesaw, GA Dentist

Dr. Couk and his wife Jane moved here from Chico California after having a private practice for 35 years. Dr. Couk is a graduate of Northwestern and raised his family in California having three sons. After his children were grown and 2 moved to Atlanta, Dr. Couk decided to sell his practice in California and move to Atlanta to be near his children and grandchildren. A former colleague of Dr Goettee’s, Dr. Couk still wanted to practice dentistry once they settled here in Atlanta. He joined West Cobb Dentistry last summer and loves it. Dr. Couk has lots of experience in crown and bridge restoration, implants, basic restorative care and prosthetics.

David L Goettee, DDS

Kennesaw, GA Dentist

Dr. David Goettee graduated from Emory University Dental School of Medicine in 1977. A Florida native, he joined the Navy for 4 years and then settled down in Smyrna, Georgia to begin his dental career. After both his daughters graduated high school and headed off to college, Dr. Goettee and his wife, Pat, moved to West Cobb to begin another new practice.  With 39 years under his belt, Dr. Goettee has both the experience and the knowledge to help give his patients top notch dental care. Dr. Goettee is now semi-retired. He is still practicing on a limited basis. Dr. Goettee is widely known for in this area for his amazing partial and denture work but also loves family dentistry. Dr. Goettee opened his first dental practice in Smyrna in 1979.

Kellie Guffin


With a business and marketing background from KSU, Kellie built both of Dr. Goettee’s dental practices. She then decided to join Dr. Goettee in 1994, as part of his dental staff.  As a manager for over 26years with WCD, Kellie is very hands on with all the patients in treatment planning, scheduling and insurance coordination. Kellie also manages oral surgery and endodontics practices within the complex. Kellie and her two children, Hunter and Bailey are involved in the Cobb and Paulding community. .

Steve Leone


With 20 years of experience, Steve rejoins WCD. Steve and his wife Janine are very active in the community along with their four boys.

Vicki Kaminski


Vicki is a graduate from the University of Pittsburgh. With 25 years experience under her belt, Vicki has been a hygienist at West Cobb Dentistry for over 20 years. Vicki has a very large patient base that keep her quite busy here. Her husband and 3 sons,  Harrison High School graduates, remain very active in the Kennesaw community.

Tara Tomczyk


Tara graduated from Florida State University in 1996.  After practicing for 3 years in Pensacola, Tara moved to Georgia and joined West Cobb Dentistry and has been herewith us for over 21 years now. Tara has a faithful following here with her patients and many travel for miles to see her.

Brittany Krauser


Brittany is going into her 9th year as a hygienist. A graduate from West Georgia University, Georgia native, Brittany and her husband Kyle welcomed their first son, Ethan last year.  Brittany joined us in 2012 has been a wonderful addition to West Cobb Dentistry.

Beth Gaddis


Beth is also a Georgia native, as her parents were teachers for many years in Cobb County. Beth graduated from Columbus State University and bring 23 years of experience to the practice.  Since joining us in 1999, Beth acquired most of Dr. Goettee’s hygiene patients from his Smyrna practice, that still continue to come see her every 6 months.

Jenny Sharpton

Jenny has been with us for 15 years as a dental assistant. She is happily married with two boys, Silas, and Isaac.

Sheri Swalls & Libby Mooney

Front Desk Staff

Sheri has been part of the West Cobb Dentistry staff since 1999 after moving her family from Florida. The patients love seeing Sheri every time they walk through the door.  She has the biggest smile and takes the time to find out all their insurance benefits and scheduling needs. Libby joined us in 2012 and is our newest member to West Cobb Dentistry. With a background in administration, she has fit into our practice nicely.

Kasey Kaminski

Front Desk Scheduling Coordinator

Originally from Savannah Georgia, Kasey joins us with over four years experience from Dr. Amason’s office. Married with two daughters, one of which currently attends LSU.