Meet Our Team


Your Orthodontic Specialist

Donihue Waters, D.D.S.

Donihue Waters, D.D.S.

Dr. Donihue Waters began his life journey just outside Nashville, TN. He has been personally impacted by the benefits of Orthodontics and it made such an impression in his own life, it inspired him to pursue a career in this rewarding field. His diligence and focus allowed him to graduate from the University of Memphis at the top of his class and go on to earn his Doctor of Dental Science degree & Master of Science in Orthodontics at University of Tennessee School of Dentistry.

Dr. Donihue Waters has been creating beautiful, straight smiles since 2000. You will find that his magnetic personality will win you over at your first introduction. He is the sculptor of your stunning result and he views your smile as a true art form. Dr. Waters visualizes your treatment case in detail and with each and every patient sets out to achieve your personal goals and his masterpiece. You are given personalized treatment to flatter your facial features and personality. You are not a number here at Innovative Orthodontics, you are truly valued by Dr. Waters and his team. His ultimate satisfaction is to see your life-changing smile.

Dr. Donihue Waters has a passion for flying airplanes, kiteboarding & spending time with his family. He is an amazing father to 4 children & has 2 grandchildren! His wife Angie and their dog Kaia go on many adventures together when he is not in the office perfecting your smile.

Dr. Waters wants to know about you as well! You will often find him in the office inquiring about patient sports activities, achievements, and interests. We know you will feel right at home here at Innovative Orthodontics.

Dr. Waters is a member of several professional organizations, including the:
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Georgia Dental Association

Helping patients with their self-confidence is truly the greatest blessing of being an orthodontist.

Your Care Coordinators

Laurie Wilkes - Innovative Orthodontics

Laurie Wilkes

Financial Coordination/Office Manager
I have worked at this practice since 1995. I want our patients to have the best possible orthodontic experience. The entire front office staff strives to work together as a team to assist our patients and their families in every possible way, from scheduling to finances. Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my husband, family and coworkers. I love taking trips and working out.
Carol Dotson - Innovative Orthodontics

Carol Dotson

New Patient/Treatment Coordinator
I have been working for this office since 1998. I enjoy meeting our new patients and finding the best treatment and financial plan for them. As the treatment coordinator, I give you an unforgettable and valuable introduction into your journey towards a healthy and beautiful smile. I was raised here in Savannah, Georgia and love our city. I am married to my husband, Denny, and we have two sons. I enjoy spending time with family and attending my sons’ sporting events.
Carie Hicks - Innovative Orthodontics

Carie Hicks

Front Desk Scheduling Coordinator
Hi, I'm Carie. As the the front desk coordinator, I am the first friendly smile that you will see. I take pride in greeting each and every patient. My duties include answering phones, scheduling appointments, as well as, answering any questions you may have. I've been working at Innovative Orthodontics since November of 2014. I am a mother of three beautiful girls, ages: 20, 17, and 12. God and family are my life. Seeing beautiful smiles being created is the best part of my job!
Casey Jones - Innovative Orthodontics

Casey Jones

Scheduling Coordinator & GA Certified Orthodontic Assistant/GA X-Ray Certification
I am a Clinical Assistant here at Innovative Orthodontics and I also help out at the front desk from time to time. My passion is to help others and what better way than to boost confidence by creating a beautiful smile! I value each and every patient and enjoy building those personal bonds. I have been with Dr. Water's office since 2014. I married my high school sweetheart and in 2015 we were blessed with a beautiful baby girl. I love being a wife, mommy and orthodontic assistant. My family, personal and work, mean the world to me.
Brandy Ogle-Smith Innovative Orthodontics

Brandy Ogle-Smith

GA Certified Orthodonitc Assistant/GA X-ray Certification
I started with Dr. Waters in April of 2014. I love my career and the opportunity to be a part of others’ treatment. I feel so blessed to be able to witness the transition our patients go through. It is very rewarding! I am married with two sons and a step-daughter. In my spare time I enjoy watching my boys play baseball, going to the beach, any type of crafting, and being with my family.