The Team Behind Your Straight Smile

Our top priorities at Decatur Orthodontics are to make sure all our patients feel welcome and that they receive the best treatment possible from our office! Behind every transformation is a passionate team of dental professionals that take the privilege of helping to transform patient’s lives seriously. We invite you to get to know the team behind your beautiful smile!


Our Expert Team of Assistants!

Dr. Francis’ knowledgeable team of assistants are always eager to help you out during your time with us at Decatur Orthodontics. Their support allows our office to run as smoothly and well as it does, helping our patients feel at home as soon as they come in. Both our clinical and administrative staff’s informed and friendly attitude will make you look forward to your visit. 

Clinical Staff

Our reliable clinical team, Paola, Rebeca, and Taleisha, work directly with you during your appointment, cleaning your teeth, preparing you for the day’s treatment, and answering any and all questions you may have. We like to make sure you feel involved in your treatment plan and fully understand each step taken toward your orthodontic goals. 

As Dr. Francis works on your teeth, they stay close by to provide chairside assistance and help during procedures however they can. The clinical team ensures efficient treatment each time as they assemble everything that he may need to take care of your teeth so it is on hand to keep your appointment running smoothly. 

Administrative Staff

Our organized administrative team, Alicia, Lateena, Kayla, and Teresa, are the first of many friendly faces you see when you walk into our offices. We like to get to know our patients so we can greet you as soon as we see you enter! 

They take care of scheduling upcoming appointments and answering any questions you may have. They additionally help in figuring out a payment plan that works best for your budget and take care of filing your insurance claims with us so that you get the most benefits.

Their passion for orthodontics and the happiness it brings into a patient’s life makes their day. Seeing each new smile and the confidence burst that follows is their favorite part of working at Decatur Orthodontics!


Meet The Doctor!

Dr. Oral C. Francis

The Team Behind Your Straight Smile

Say hello to Dr. Francis, our wonderful board-certified orthodontist at Decatur Orthodontics! Since 2003, he has dedicated himself to improving his patient’s smiles and loves taking them through every step of their treatment.

Raised in Florida, he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry at the University of South Florida. He later received his Doctor of Dental Surgery at Meharry Medical College, top of his class. Dr. Francis then spent another two years of special orthodontic training at Howard University.

He continues his education through membership in professional organizations such as the Georgia Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists to ensure his practice stays on top of advances in the orthodontic field. Dr. Francis’ dedication to his profession shines through his work each and every day.

It is a priority of his and our team to make sure you feel welcome throughout your treatment and are assured that a comprehensive, personalized plan will be put in place to meet your orthodontic goals.


The Team Behind Your Straight Smile

Start Your Smile Journey Without Worry!

At Decatur Orthodontics, we believe it is never too late to put your smile first. Let us help you start on the right path to customized treatment and great customer service! Give your local Decatur office a call today at 678-922-4482 to inquire about your free consultation with Dr. Francis!