Dr. Elijah Stephens, DMD Cosmetic Dentist
• Brigham Young University’s
Marriott School of Business
• Midwestern University
College of Dental Medicine
• Cheering for the Georgia Bulldogs
Dr. Elijah (Eli) Stephens was born and raised in North Georgia. While living in the small community of Tate, he attended Pickens High School playing football, basketball, and tennis. After graduating from high school he volunteered to serve a two-year church mission helping the people of Chile. Upon returning from Chile, he attended Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Business and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Management with an emphasis in General Business. While at BYU he served as the BYU Pre-Dental President and earned the Army’s Health Professions Scholarship. It was also during this time that Dr. Stephens met his wife, Ashley.
Dr. Stephens continued to further his education by attending Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, AZ. In addition to earning his doctorate, Dr. Stephens graduated from dental school as the honored recipient of the American Academy of Gold Foil Operators’ Achievement Award. He then reported to Fort Stewart, GA for active duty service with the US Army. While stationed at Fort Stewart he volunteered to assist in the Army’s humanitarian mission in Honduras and was selected to provide dental care to the impoverished children of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. When Dr. Stephens returned to Fort Stewart, he elected to attend the Army’s Air Assault School. Following his graduation from Air Assault School, he deployed to support Operation Anakonda in Poland, Germany, and Bulgaria for 4 months as the Brigade Dental Surgeon for the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. While in Europe he performed dental procedures on US soldiers, civilians, and multinational forces in austere and challenging environments. Dr. Stephens remained stationed at Fort Stewart until 2017 when he was assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State. He surpassed his military obligation and was promoted to the rank of Major. Despite Dr. Stephens’ exceptional experience with the military, he decided with his family to return home to Georgia, where they hope to settle down permanently.
Dr. Stephens enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 sons. When he isn’t working, he can most likely be found playing ball or wrestling with his boys. He also enjoys fishing, camping, hiking, and sports. He is a passionate Georgia Bulldogs fan. GO DAWGS!!
Dr. Shawn McMoran, DDS
• University of Central Arkansas
• LSU School of Dentistry
• University of Louisville
Dr. Shawn McMoran, a native of central Arkansas, graduated from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 1997. His undergrad was at University of Central Arkansas, Dental School at LSU School of Dentistry, Pediatric Residency at University of Louisville School of Dentistry. Over the next several years, Dr. Shawn had the unique experience of treating children at Arkansas Children's Hospital in his hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas. After 5 years of working with children in a hospital environment, Dr. Shawn decided to pursue the specialty of pediatric dentistry. He completed his 2 year specialty training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry/Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Shawn achieved board certification with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 2011 and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association and The Georgia Dental Association.
He enjoys traveling, reading, cycling and just about all sports. He has lived in the Atlanta area since 2015.
Dr. Park, DDS
• University of Georgia
• University of Alabama
• University of Florida
• Cheering on the 'Dawgs
Dr. Park started his orthodontic career as patient undergoing braces treatment, while growing up in Lithia Springs. He graduated from Lithia Springs High School and went on to the University of Georgia. There he earned a degree in microbiology and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He completed his dental training at the University of Alabama and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon national dental honors society.
Dr. Park continued his education by completing a three-year residency program in orthodontics, and earning a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida. In addition to providing excellent care, Dr. Park strongly believes that he should take an active leadership role within his profession. He has served as the past president to the University of Florida Orthodontic Alumni Association, the Orthogators. He also currently serves on the Georgia Association of Orthodontists' Executive Committee and on the Scientific Affairs committee of the Southern Association of Orthodontists Dr. Park has been blessed to have the opportunity to use his education to serve others. He has participated in Give Kids a Smile, a program designed to give access to dental care to those who would not regularly be able to attain such services, and Georgia Mission of Mercy. He also had the chance to give dental screenings to athletes participating in the Special Olympics, as well as make mouth guards for the competitors. Dr. Park has also been on a number of dental mission trips to Peru and Honduras.
In his spare time, you can regularly see Dr. Park cheering on the Dawgs "Between the Hedges" when football season rolls around. His favorite activity is hanging out with his family. Dr. Park and his wife, Lorie, are blessed to have five children.