Meet The Doctors
Nancy Kil, D.D.S.
Dr. Nancy Kil did her undergraduate studies at Georgia Tech, where she received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1996. She completed her doctorate of dental surgery degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Nancy then went on to Detroit, MI and completed her residency in pediatric dentistry at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, recognized as one of the top children’s hospitals in the United States. During her residency, she researched the effects of sedation on children with asthma, which was later published in the pediatric dental journal. Currently, she is working on completing her master’s degree in community medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Dr. Nancy is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association and the Northern District Dental Society.
In her spare time, Dr. Nancy enjoys all things sports-related (watching, not playing!), decorating her new home, playing the piano, fishing, spending time with family and friends and playing with her 2 year old Maltese, Irmi.
Demetris E. Rush, D.D.S.
Dr. Demetris Rush is a native of North Carolina. She attended Wake Forest University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She was rewarded the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville, TN. From there, she moved to Detroit, MI, where she received her specialty degree in pediatric dentistry at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. She is currently working on a master’s degree in community medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Dr. Rush is very involved in organized dentistry. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Northern District Dental Society, the North Georgia Dental Society and the Greater Atlanta Dental Collaborative.
In her spare time, Dr. Rush enjoys playing with her dog, Colby, and working out. She loves music, including playing the piano. She is also an avid reader and is a member of a local book club. However, one of Dr. Rush’s greatest assets is that she loves children.
Andre Ballard, D.D.S.
Dr. Andre Ballard is a native of Kingsland, Georgia. He completed his undergraduate education at Georgia Southern University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. He was awarded the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree graduating in the top 10% of his class from Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, DC. Upon graduating, he was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society. After dental school, he went on to complete a pediatric dental residency program serving as chief resident at Miami Children’s Hospital, which is ranked one of the top ten pediatric hospitals in the nation.
Dr. Andre is board eligible and is currently a proud member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Georgia Dental Association.
Outside of the office, Dr. Andre enjoys traveling, playing football, exercising, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with his wife, Ke’Anna and his son, Aiden.
Brian Sanders, D.D.S.
Dr. Brian Sanders received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Utah State University. Seeking a more hands-on career, he decided to switch gears and pursue dentistry. Dr. Sanders completed dental school at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine. There he learned to appreciate working with children in dentistry. He now attends the Georgia School of Orthodontics, pursuing specialty training to become an orthodontist. He loves working with Peachtree Children’s Dentistry to bring smiles to the children and families at Peachtree Children’s Dentistry. Dr. Sanders spends his time outside the office with his wife and 3 daughters. He enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, and listening to all types of music.
Erik Goodwin, D.D.S.
Dr. Erik Goodwin was born and raised in Texas. He received a bachelor’s degree from Lamar University in Beaumont, TX and then continued his studies at the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, graduating with his dental degree in 1995. Because of Dr. Goodwin’s love for children, he has focused the past 20 years working in pediatric dentistry. He has enjoyed helping children fulfill their dental needs. In his spare time, he often tries to return to his hometown of Houston to visit family and friends.