Dr. Ken H. Farrar earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia before attending the Medical College of Georgia, where he obtained his D.M.D. and Certificate in Orthodontics. In practice for 28 years, Dr. Farrar is a member of numerous regional and national professional organizations, including the Georgia Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, American Association of Orthodontists, Georgia Dental Association, Northwestern District Dental Society and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Farrar is a lifetime resident of the Marietta area. Born in Kennestone hospital he went to high school at Marietta High, college at the University of Georgia and on to the Medical College of Georgia for dentistry. He received his certificate in Orthodontics from MCG as well. He married his high school sweetheart, Martha, and has two children. Drew lives in Brooklyn and works in Manhattan in Public Relations. Beth is married and lives in Decatur where she works for Georgia EMC in Communications. Her husband, JR McMillan, is in a PhD program at Emory in vector-borne diseases. The couple have Dr. Farrar’s two granddogs. When not at the office, Dr. Farrar enjoys Thursday morning bible study and volunteering at Good Samaritan Health Clinic of Cobb. Your patronage at this office helps support that ministry. Golf takes up the rest of his time.
Dr. Dustin Tipton attended college at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and dental school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Entering dental school, he was the sole recipient of the school’s freshman academic award, the Andrew Holt Scholarship. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with highest honors.
Following dental school, Dr. Tipton received specialty training in the field of orthodontics at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. While attending the graduate orthodontics program in Oklahoma, he earned his Master of Science degree and a certificate in orthodontics. He was also recognized at the 2007 American Association of orthodontics annual meeting for his thesis titled “Nasal Surface Changes Attributed to Rapid Palatal Expansion.”
Dr. Tipton is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontics. He is licensed to practice orthodontics in the State of Georgia.
Dr.Tipton believes in the team approach to orthodontics. He feels that good smiles come from good communication and that all patients and parents should know what is happening at each appointment. Dr. Tipton always makes time to answer questions about his patients’ treatment. Originally from just up the road in Maryville, Tennessee, Dr. Tipton is pleased to call North Georgia home.
In his spare time, Dr. Tipton enjoys being with his wife, Ann, and their children, Evelyn, Kate and Vance. He also enjoys golfing, mountain biking, and traveling.