Meet Our Team

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As dental professionals, we stay up to date on the latest advancements in cosmetic and family dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for our patients. As a doctors, we recognize that our patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in us and our team.

We truly value each and every patient relationship and we want you to feel comfortable being a patient at Gray Dental Associates. We are proud of the friendly small town that we belong to and hope that you love us as much as we love being a part of this community.

We appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit us and find out more about this dental practice, our team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health. If we can answer any questions for you regarding your treatment please do not hesitate to call us at 478-986-6821.

Our Dentists

Dr. Kara Griffin Moore

Dr. Moore, a native of Gray Georgia, graduated with honors from the University of Georgia with a BS in Biology. She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the prestigious Medical College of Georgia. While at MCG she completed her seniors honors clinic rotation in both cosmetic and pediatric dentistry. She joined her father in Practice at Gray Dental Associates in 2005. Her father started Gray Dental Associates in 1975 and they have prided themselves on maintaining a high level of quality dentistry for nearly 40 years.

Dr. Moore served the Central District Dental Society as President 2010-2011. She currently serves on the Georgia Dental Associations Board of Trustees and previously held the office of Delegate to the American Dental Association. She is also a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy which recognizes doctors for their professionalism, integrity, and ethics worldwide.

Dr. Moore is actively involved in the community of Gray and Jones County. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Jones County and is an active member of the Jones County Board of Health where she served as the former Vice Chair in 2019. She also serves as a 1st grade Sunday School teacher at Gray United Methodist Church.

Although dentistry is a huge part of Dr. Moore’s focus, her true love is her family. She is married to Geoffrey Moore, a teacher and coach at Turner Woods Elementary School. They have two children, Griffin and Pierce, who keep them very busy. When she isn’t busy with the every day duties of a Mom she enjoys playing golf, running, water skiing and working in her yard.

Dr. Erfan Ranjbar

Dr. Erfan Ranjbar or Dr. R as his patients’ call him is known for his caring touch and making even the most nervous patients comfortable. Growing up Dr. R has always been interested in the medical field and loved fixing things with his hands. Dentistry was the natural choice to combine those two interests with his natural problem-solving abilities. He prioritizes his patients by listening to their necessities and gets to know them while creating a positive environment where they can feel like they are part of the family.

Dr. R received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He has notable achievements like the award of Merit from the American Prosthodontic Society. He is also an active member of the Remote Area Medical (RAM) Volunteer Corps, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Outside of the office, he is a host of different hobbies like playing guitar, hiking, working out, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends. He is fluent in English and Persian.

Our Staff

Our Hygiene Team

Top L-R: Stormy, Traci, Shelley  Bottom L-R: Keran, Kellie, Leigh

Our Assistant Team

L-R: Stacey, Kelli, Kason, Sidney

Our Administrative Team

L-R: Laura Beth, Kelly, Lauren, Kaitlyn

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