Our Mission

Dr. Wilbanks and staff are committed to providing excellence in every way.

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Our team works together to meet the dental care needs of our clients in a gentle, professional, and caring manner.

We take great pride in our knowledge and experience and we strive to make our office unique by providing excellent clinical skills, outstanding customer service, cutting-edge dental technology, materials and equipment, and an atmosphere that is warm, friendly and relaxed.


Our Team


Joseph H. Wilbanks, DDS, PC

Dr. Joe Wilbanks has been practicing dentistry in Toccoa, Georgia for 40 years. He is married to Libby Jeffords Wilbanks. He has four children and three grandchildren. He believes in continual growth and learning and has post-graduate training in Implant, Cosmetic, and Restorative Dentistry.

  • Graduate of Darlington School in Rome, Georgia
  • Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University, 1970
  • Graduate of Emory University Dental School, 1973
  • Graduate of Misch Implant Institute in Surgical and Prosthetic Sections

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Helen Martin – Office Manager

  • Lives in Cornelia, Georgia
  • Married 44 years, two children, two grandsons, two granddaughters
  • Attended University of West Georgia
  • Joined the Wilbanks Smile Center Team in 2000
  • Interests: tennis, swimming, strolls on the beach, cross stitching, playing bridge, and spending time with family

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Sandra Hamilton Hygienist & Dental Assistant

  • Lives in Toccoa, Georgia
  • Married with one stepson and three daughters
  • Graduated from Lanier Technical College in 2002 with a Dental Assisting Diploma
  • Graduated from Athens Technical College in 2004 with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Assistant since 2001 and joined the Wilbanks Smile Center team in 2008
  • Interests: spending time with family and sewing.
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Kim Stephens – Hygienist

  • Lives in Alto, Georgia
  • Married with a daughter and one son
  • Graduated in 1992 from Lanier Technical College and Gainesville State College with Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene
  • Joined Wilbanks Smile Center team in April of 2014
  • Interests: Spending time with family, photography and reading

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Kristin Kennedy – Treatment Coordinator

  • Lives in Martin, Georgia
  • Married with two children, a son and daughter
  • Attended Athens Technical College
  • Received Dental Assisting Certification in 2001
  • Joined the Wilbanks Smile Center team in 2001
  • Interests: camping, hiking, time at the beach, and time with family
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Cindi Jones – Treatment Coordinator

  • Born and raised in the beautiful small town of Toccoa, Georgia
  • Married to high school sweetheart with two boys
  • Was a patient of Dr. Wilbanks since childhood and began formal training at Wilbanks Smile Center in the Spring of Junior Year in High School
  • Attended Gainesville State College and Truett McConnell College
  • Dental Assistant since 1998
  • Interests:  time with family, sports and recreation, anything outdoors, snow skiing, cake decorating, and scrapbooking
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Vicki Mullins – Treatment Coordinator

  • Lives in Rabun County, Georgia
  • Five children, 1 grandson and 2 granddaughters
  • Assistant training through the American Red Cross Fairchild WA/AFB
  • Graduated from North Georgia Technical College with Medical Assisting degree in 1993 and EMT in 1995
  • Dental Assistant since 1982 and joined the Wilbanks Smile Center team in 2004
  • Interest: enjoys spending time with family, cooking and traveling