Meet The Remarkable Dentists of Athens Smiles

We are passionate about helping you take care of your overall dental health.

Dental Office in Athens, GA

Dr. Rachel Clay

Dr. Rachel Clay attended Hendrix College in Arkansas receiving her Bachelor’s in Chemistry with Minors in Biology, Art and Accounting. She continued her education at University of Tennessee graduating with her Doctor of Dental Science (DDS). Dr. Clay did her Residency at Brookdale University Hospital.

Dr. Clay had many accomplishments during her time at University of Tennessee include being a part of Student National Dental Association and receiving awards for Highest GPA in her class. She also received the Pediatric Dentistry Award of Excellence.

Dr. Clay is married to K. Chad Clay. They reside in Athens and in their spare time enjoy camping, hiking and spending time with their dog. Dr. Clay and her husband love SEC football and you will find them cheering on the DAWGS during football season.

Dr. Clay has been serving the Athens area since 2012. She loves expanding her expertise by taking many hours of CE each year, she is a member of the ADA, GDA and Eastern District Dental Society. Dr. Clay loves meeting new patients and enjoys helping to make a difference in each patient.

Dr. Ryan Adams

Dr. Ryan Adams was born and raised in Watkinsville, Ga where he grew up loving and following our Georgia Bulldogs. He left home in 2006 where he began his dental career in The United States Air Force for 10 years. There, he served all around the world, including bases in Germany and Korea to further improve his knowledge in the field of dentistry.

Dr. Adams is a graduate of Oconee County High School, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and
received his Doctorate of Dentistry from Midwestern University of Downers Groove, Chicago. Dr.
Adams is also a member the Georgia Dental Association and American Association where he continues his knowledge and practice of dentistry.

Dr. Adams is devoted to patient comprehensive oral health. During a patients first visit, he conducts a full comprehensive oral examination to determine all aspects of a person’s oral health in order to plan any treatment needed. During the consultation, he is happy to answer any questions and concerns you might have in order to determine a strategy for your long term oral health, function, and esthetics.

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If you would like to schedule an appointment with one of the dentists at Athens Smiles, please call or email our practice today.