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At Cherokee Children's Dentistry, Dr. Miles and Dr. Drew along with the staff are focused on the prevention of dental disease through education and early treatment. Our commitment is to provide your child with the best possible dental health care in a caring, warm, and FUN environment. We want your family to enjoy coming to the dentist as they learn the importance of oral care and overall health.

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  Our dedicated pediatric & adolescent dental specialists are here to serve you.  
  Dr. Miles Mazzawi  

Dr. Miles Mazzawi

Dr. Miles was born and raised on the east side of Atlanta in Snellville, Georgia. He comes from a large dental family where his parents and 4 siblings are all dentists! They have a thriving family practice in Snellville ( After graduating from the University of Georgia in 1997 and obtaining his doctorate of medical dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia in 2001, Dr. Miles practiced general dentistry at his family's office for two years. It was during this time that Dr. Miles realized how much he enjoyed working with children. He decided to go back to school to obtain additional training in the comprehensive dental needs of children. He completed his pediatric dental residency at the Health Science Center of San Antonio, Texas in 2005.

Dr. Miles loves working with children. He appreciates that as a board certified pediatric dentist, he is not only involved with children's oral health, but acts as an advocate for all child related issues within the community.

Dr. Miles and Dr. Drew are the proud parents of twin daughters, Anne & Mary.  As a family, they enjoy traveling, spending time outdoors, and being with their two labs, Coal & Duke. In his spare time, Dr. Miles is an avid runner and sports enthusiast (Go Dawgs)!


Dr. Anthea Drew Mazzawi

Dr. Drew is a native of Tarpon Springs, Florida. She attended Florida State University where she graduated with honors with a degree in Biology in 1999. She then attended the University of Florida where she earned her dental degree in 2003. After completing dental school, Dr. Drew attended the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston where she completed her specialty training in pediatric dentistry in 2005.

Dr. Drew loves working with children to provide quality comprehensive dental care in a fun manner. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry where she serves on the executive committee. Dr. Drew is a board certified pediatric dentist who is licensed to practice dentistry in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

Dr. Drew and Dr. Miles are the proud parents of twin daughters, Anne & Mary. As a family, they enjoy traveling, spending time outdoors, and being with their two labs, Coal & Duke. In her spare time, Dr. Drew enjoys hanging out with friends & family, cooking, staying fit, and following college sports (Go Seminoles, Go Gators)!

  Dr. Anthea "Drew" Mazzawi  
  Christmas 2013  

  Dr. Nirali Procter  

Dr. Nirali Procter

Dr. Miles and Dr. Drew are excited to be welcoming their friend and colleague, Dr. Nirali Procter, into the practice!  Dr. Procter is a Georgia native, growing up in Toccoa.  She graduated from the University of GA in 1997, then attended the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry.  During this time, she and Dr. Miles became good friends, graduating together in 2001.

Since then, Dr. Procter has limited her general practice to pediatrics, providing quality dental care to children of all ages.     She and her husband, Dr. Charley Procter, have three active boys, Dillon, Kiran, and Kamran.  Together they enjoy spending time with friends & family, participating in the boy's football games, and staying active.



Originally from the Dominican Republic, Josie started her career in pediatric dentistry in 1995 at Jamaica Hospital in Queens, New York. She relocated to Georgia in 2005. Josie has spent her entire dental assistant career specializing in pediatrics, and is recognized as an expanded duties assistant by the Georgia Board of Dentistry. She is married and is the proud mother of her son, Alan. In her spare time, Josie enjoys spending time with her family and friends.



Laura, RDH
Laura is a lifetime resident of Canton, GA and is a graduate of Cherokee High School. She attended Floyd College where she earned her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2001. With over ten years of experience, Laura enjoys working with children and helping make dental cleaning a fun experience. Laure and her husband Chad have three children: Caroline, Jackson and Hudson. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, watching Atlanta Braves baseball and camping with family and friends.



Kimberly, RDH
Kimberly is a Georgia native and has lived in Canton for 5 years. She recently married and now has four wonderful children. She attended Perimeter College for Dental Hygiene. Kimberly joined our growing practice in the summer of 2012 and absolutely adores working with children. Kimberly and her husband Don are very active in the community, especially within the school system. In their spare time, Kimberly, Don and their children enjoy participating in sports and serving at their church.



Audrea, RDH
Although born and raised in middle Georgia, Audrea has called Canton home for almost 8 years. She earned her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene at Macon State College and joined our practice in 2013 with 12 years of experience. Audrea has been married to Josh for 17 years and they are raising 3 sons: Joshua, Jacob and Caleb. She also has a pet cat, Rocky. Audrea enjoys being involved in church, her boys’ sporting and school events, reading, movies and spending time with family and friends.



Chereé, RDH
Chereé was born and raised in southern California and attended Hygiene School at San Joaquin Valley College. She worked in General Dentistry for three years on the west coast. In 2006, she relocated to Canton and began working in Pediatric Dentistry, realizing this was where she truly wanted to be – working with children and making their dental visit an exciting and fun experience. Chereé is married and has two beautiful boys, Brayden, 9, and Landen, 2. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects and spending time with family.



Lauren is a Georgia native. We were happy to welcome her to our practice in 2009. Lauren brings over 5 years of dental administrative knowledge to our office. Lauren received a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in 2006. She, her husband David, and their daughters Tatum, Stella and Georgia reside in Canton. In their spare time, they enjoy traveling and spending time with their family.



Christine, RDH
Christine was born and raised in Snellville, GA and moved to Canton in 2004. She started working for Cherokee Children’s Dentistry in 2009 as a senior at Cherokee High School for the Work-Based Learning Program. Always aspiring to become a Dental Hygienist, Christine recently graduated from the dental hygiene program at Athens Tech and is now officially a RDH! She loves teaching children the importance of good oral hygiene at an early age so they will continue to value it as an adult. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, serving at her church and spending time with her friends and family.



Rebecca was raised in Woodstock, GA and graduated from Woodstock High School in 2001. She received a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and has a background in Public Relations. Rebecca joined the practice in October of 2012 and loves working with our families and overseeing the office administration. She, her husband, Chad, and their son Carter live in Woodstock with their Jack Russell, Doc. They love to cook, spend time outdoors, and travel, especially to the beach.



Madi was born and raised in Canton, GA. She graduated from Sequoyah High School in 2011 and attended the Dental Careers Institute for Dental Assisting. She began working at Cherokee Children’s Dentistry shortly after school. Madi enjoys spending her spare time with her family and her dogs. She also enjoys walking and writing.



Mandy was raised in Gainesville, GA.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science from The University of North Georgia in 2002.  After graduation, she married her husband Rob and they moved to Texas. They lived there for 5 years while he was in the army before moving back to Canton, where she found her calling working with children at the Carpenter’s Shop Christian preschool for 5 years.  Mandy’s love of children brought her here to Cherokee Children’s Dentistry. Mandy and Rob are blessed with two beautiful daughters, Taylor and Haley, along with their friendly dachshund Patches. They enjoy spending time together, watching Georgia Bulldog football, grilling out and attending all of their girls’ sporting events.



Tonya was raised in Canton, GA and graduated from Sequoyah High school in 2008. She received her Dental Assisting certificate from the Dental Careers Institute. Tonya was welcomed to our office in 2014 and brings 6 years of dental experience with her, both in assisting and front desk administration. She began her career in pediatric dentistry and loves continuing to work with children. Tonya now resides in Acworth with her husband Dan and their two children, Alexis and Daniel. She enjoys reading and spending time at the lake, as well as with family and friends.



Julianne is a Georgia native. Originally from Marietta, she moved to Cherokee county in 1992. She brings 6 years of dental administrative experience to our office. Julianne received a Business Management degree from North Georgia and one day hopes to continue her education with a focus on creative writing. She currently resides in Ball Ground with her husband Matt, their 3 your old son Van, and yellow lab Homer. In their spare time they enjoy spending time with family and friends by the pool, hiking, and watching football. GO DAWGS!



Autumn was born in Michigan and moved to Canton just after she turned 1. She is a graduate of Cherokee High School and attended the Dental Careers Institute specializing in Dental Assisting. Autumn joined our practice in 2014, beginning her Dental career. She was also married this year and currently lives in Ball Ground with her husband, Nathan and two dogs, Bella and Rock. In her free time, she likes to run, go fishing, play basketball and baseball and cook.



Jason was born in Queens, New York. He moved to Georgia when he was 8 and is currently a sophomore at Kennesaw State University, majoring in Biology, studying to be an Orthodontist. During the summer of 2012, Jason decided he wanted to work in dentistry. Referred by his aunt Josie, Dr Miles and Dr Drew took Jason under their wings to help him pursue his future career. In his spare time, Jason plays club baseball and enjoys spending time with his family.


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