We’re a Family Dental Practice
Lanier Dental Group is a Father, Mother, and Daughter trio dental practice that’s served Northern Georgia for nearly 20 years. We are conveniently located in downtown Gainesville, where we provide several restorative treatment options for enhancing your smile. We know that your smile is the first thing people notice and it is our mission to provide you with affordable, high-quality treatment that fits your budget.
A Comfortable and
Relaxing Dental Office
Going to the dentist can be intimidating. We’re patients too so we approach the dental experience through the patient’s eyes in order to minimize anxiety and discomfort. We’ve worked hard to be sure your experience at our dental office is a great one and we commit ourselves to the highest standards of care and cleanliness each day. At the end of the day, we’re confident that we offer the best dental care possible in a compassionate, relaxed atmosphere, using the most advanced technology. Learn more about the comprehensive services we offer to keep your smile beautiful and healthy.
Your Affordable Dental Clinic in Gainesville, GA
It is our mission to provide you with affordable, high-quality treatment that fits your budget. We offer financing and accept most insurance options to help everyone have access to high quality dental care. Please contact us with questions.
Meet Our Doctors
Michael D. Witcher
Dr. Michael Witcher attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, and a Master’s Degree in Organic Chemistry. He then attended Emory University where he received a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1982.
Dr. Witcher has served on the faculty of the Emory University School of Dentistry and the University of Florida School of Dentistry where he instructed pre-doctoral dental students in Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine.
Sally Evans-Hatcher DMD is the daughter of Drs. Michael and Elizabeth Witcher. Dr. Evans-Hatcher graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology.
She subsequently attended the University of Pittsburgh College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree in 2007.
Dr. Evans-Hatcher is a member of the following:
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American Dental Association
- Georgia Dental Association
- Hall County Dental Society
- Hinman Dental Association
- American Academy of Facial Esthetics
- Member of Mommy Dentists in Business
Her practice places a special emphasis on Cosmetic Dental procedures including all porcelain crowns, bridges and veneers, and she has a passion for restoring implants and complex cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Evans-Hatcher and her husband, Brent , have 5 children, 3 girls and 2 boys. Some of their families favorite activities include snow skiing, attending theater musicals, and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.
Elizabeth K. Witcher
Dr. Elizabeth Witcher completed her undergraduate studies at Valencia College and the University of Central Florida in Orlando. She received her Associates of Arts Degree from Valencia College in 1990.
Subsequently, she attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree in 1996.
Dr. Witcher has mostly retired from dentistry. She is currently enjoying time with her grandchildren and horses. Dr. Witcher will occasionally make a “guest appearance” in our office. If you get to see Dr. Witcher during one of her guest appearances, consider it your lucky day!
Dr. Ambreen Lakhani is a native of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She moved to Georgia when she was a child and has been a Gwinnett County local since. Dr. Lakhani attended the University of Georgia where she received her Bachelors in Economics. She went on to continue her education at the Dental College of Georgia in Augusta where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and was a Dean’s List recipient
Dr. Lakhani is a firm believer in lifelong learning. According to Dr. Lakhani, “Continuing education allows me to say up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry and to serve my patients to the best of my ability. By continuing my education I am able to constantly learn different techniques that provide my patients with multiple options to meet their needs.” It is for this reason that she continues to seek out the latest innovative techniques in order to serve her patients with the best cutting edge care.
In her free time, Dr. Lakhani enjoys hiking, cooking, baking and personalizing recipes according to her family and friends’ tastes. When she is not in the office or experimenting in the kitchen, you may find her traveling or exploring new local restaurants with her boyfriend and friends. Dr. Lakhani quips that she became a dentist to counteract her own sweet tooth!
Dr. Lakhani is fluent in English, Hindi, Urdu, and Gujarati, and is working on mastering “Spanglish”.
"The very best dental office that I have ever visited. Staff members are always very friendly and nice. Dentist is very gentle and accommodating to my needs, and works with me on a treatment plan that I can afford. I always highly recommend this dental office to my friends and family."
"My recent visit for a cleaning and check up was as usual, exceptional. I have been a patient at Lanier Dental for 22 years which I feel attests to my faith in the staff to do their best for me."
Our Dental Services
Lanier Dental Group offers affordable, comprehensive dental services for patients in Gainesville, Georgia. The doctors at Lanier Dental practice gentle dentistry and focus on keeping you comfortable during your treatment.