William T. McFatter III
Dr. McFatter graduated cum laude with his degree in molecular biology from Vanderbilt University in 1977. He then graduated with his dental degree from the Emory University School of Dentistry in 1981, after which he completed a year-long general practice residency at the Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Dr. McFatter continues his education monthly, has received functional dentures training at the Pankey Institute, and has also studied All-On-4 implant-supported dentures. Additionally, he graduated from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) maxicourse in dental implants.
Dr. McFatter is committed to giving back to our community by supporting breast cancer research, give monthly to the Second Harvest Food Bank, donate free denture services to recipients of We Care Services of the State of Florida, and support Your Infinite Life Online (The Peaceful Project). He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Advanced Dental Implant Studies (ADIS), International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and the Institute for Dental Implant Awareness (IDIA). He has also received his master’s with the AGD, IDIA, ICOI, and is an associate fellow of the AAID. Dr. McFatter’s vision is to create a national network of denture centers that offers impeccable service and creative solutions for the edentulous.
Dr. McFatter has made several mission trips to the Dominican Republic to place implants , as well as a surgical mission to Mexico for “All on Four” training. We have patients who’ve come as far away as North Carolina, Texas, and Miami. Our building is platinum level LEEDS certified. (Our office is a green building).
Dr. McFatter has served in the area for over 30 years providing the denture and implant procedures that restore missing teeth. He also has a successful and inspiring family. In his spare time, our dentist enjoys kayaking, fishing, bowling, and playing tennis.
Dr. Valarie Dozier
Dr. Valarie Dozier earned her bachelor’s degree in biological science from the University of Nebraska. She then sought out her dental degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, graduating in 2016. In order to provide her patients with the best care possible, Dr. Dozier continues her education daily. Dr. Dozier strives to improve each patient’s health and give them confidence in their smile. She is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD).
Dr. Dozier is happily married to Cory. In her spare time, she enjoys volleyball, travelling, anything outside, and being with friends and family.
Meet Our Team
Here at Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center, we have a friendly and accommodating dental team who goes above and beyond when serving our patients. We continuously pursue excellence and are challenged to grow personally and professionally as we aid our dentist in providing affordable denture and implant services in Thomasville, Georgia. You can learn more about our team members by taking a look at their biographies below.
Christy Jester—Human Resource Coordinator & Personal Assistant
Christy joined the Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center in July of 2014 as a front office member. Since this time, she’s accepted more responsibility. Christy is now a part of the administrative team as the Human Resource Coordinator, and also the liaison to the front office. When she’s not here, she enjoy spending time with her husband of 19 years, her “middle school sweetheart” and their three kids.
Christy’s husband is the owner of his own trucking business which has afforded them the opportunity to travel to every state in the US including Canada. This has also allowed him to spend more time with their family.
Other hobbies she enjoys are faithfully going to the beautician, going to the movies and shopping. The only thing left in her life is my relationship with Christ. Her husband and she are actively seeking a church home so we can grow and fellowship. Christy is our go-to person to resolve issues of engagement. She is definitely a valued asset here at Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center.
Kay Graham—Dental Lab Technician
Recently married, Kay is a native of the Thomasville area, and has two sons who are employed by local industrial companies. Kay joined the Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center Team in 2007 and is currently serving as the department leader in our lab.
Kay’s highly valued determination and Quick discernment make it possible for her to efficiently respond to the challenges of a busy dental lab.
When Kay is away from our lab, she enjoys spending time with her husband, fishing, reading her Bible, and singing at her church and other local ministry events. Kay is definitely appreciated and valued here at Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center.
Paula Ferrell—Dental Lab Technician
Paula, a native of Grady County, has been with Dr McFatter since May of 1992; you could say that she is a veteran member of the Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center Team.
Along with her husband of two decades, Paula enjoys hunting, fishing, swimming, and spending time with her pets she calls her “fur babies.” Paula is an avid reader and is commonly seen with a book in her hands.
Paula’s central role here at Beachton is the strategical placement of each tooth on all of our quality dentures and partials. She is certainly a key player in our lab, as well as our team as a whole.
Catina “Trane” L. Byrden—Dental Assistant & Adjuster
Catina, who we call Trane, started working with Dr McFatter in June of 2008 as a member of the clinical team. A native to Grady County, Trane has one son, one daughter, and two granddaughters.
Trane’s main focus here is making sure that our patients receive the proper instructions and education about their new dentures, as well as, providing any adjustments needed to ensure their most comfortable fit. In addition, Trane’s incredible organizational skills guarantee that our instruments and supplies are stored in just the right place for easy access.
Trane states that “she really enjoys her job, as it allows her to spend time with different people.” Her goal is to hopefully have them leave happy and with a smile on their face.
In her spare time, Trane likes to go out to eat, watch television and volunteer with local charitable organizations.
Trane is truly a valued member of the Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center team.
Raven is a Certified Nursing Assistant and one of the newest members of our office. She would really like to thank Dr. McFatter and her coworkers for believing in her and giving her this opportunity. It has been her biggest blessing of 2016 and has changed her life for the better. She knows that she is starting at 1X, but she also knows that being surrounded by such wonderful people will help her to grow into 5X in every way: mentally, physically, financially, and spiritually.
What Raven loves most about working at Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center is its happy environment and positive team members. She contributes to our practice by doing her job so the rest of the office flows properly. Raven has one young daughter named Serenity Carr. When she isn’t working, Raven can be found singing and spending time with friends and family.
Julie loves the atmosphere at Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center and Dr. McFatter’s great attitude. She works hard here doing the best she can and helping our patients. Julie has a daughter and a son. She enjoys revamping furniture and even has a business doing it in her garage.
Hope Tew—Dental Assistant
With many years of experience in chairside dentistry, Hope is one of our newest clinical team members; she is originally from the Atlanta area.
Along with her husband of over 25 years, Hope has nine children. Included, in this number, are those they have fostered and adopted. In addition, they enjoy spending time with their “calling” of ministry, as well as, their five grandchildren.
Hope’s soft spoken, calm personality, as well as her gentle touch, put our patient’s at ease. She is very attentive and can be trusted to listen and relay any concerns that you may have to Dr McFatter in order to provide the most ideal and relaxed experience. Hope is, without a doubt, a vital member of the Beachton Denture Clinic and Dental Center team.