Our Dentists

Welcome to Family Dentistry and Orthodontics!!

Dr. Ami Desai


Dr. Ami Desai is a Johns Creek dentist who takes the time to talk to each patient, helping them understand their dental options and discussing treatment plans that are right for them.

Dr. Desai received her Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2001 from the Medical College of Georgia. Since then, she has practiced dentistry in Virginia and New Mexico before moving back to Alpharetta to be close to her family. In 2017, she joined Family Dentistry and Orthodontics in Johns Creek, Georgia, as a partner with Dr. W. Wayne trowell. Dr. Desai received her undergraduate training at Georgia Tech, where she earned a degree in biochemistry, and also attended high school locally at Chattahoochee High.

Dr. Desai furthers her knowledge through continuing education courses and meets regularly with Spears Dental Study Club. She also believes in giving back to under-served communities and has provided mission work in Guatemala and Belize. Dr. Desai also volunteers locally with Ben Massell Dental Clinic in Atlanta, and at various free dental clinic days throughout the year. In her personal time, Dr. Desai is active in her daughter’s schooling, including girl scouts. She also enjoys reading, yoga and fitness activities, travel, and the occasional glass of red wine with family and friends.

Dr. Desai strives to ensure that all of her patients – whether from Johns Creek or the surrounding area – have their dental needs fulfilled. It is her passion as a dentist to provide comprehensive dental care to your family and to take care of you and your smile for years to come.

Dr. Gabrielle Going



We are pleased to announce that Dr. Gabrielle Going has joined Dr. Ami Desai at Family Dentistry and Orthodontics. Dr. Going is devoted to providing gentle and compassionate care to her patients. She loves being able to help patients with her artistic talent and strives for excellence in patient care. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the R.V. Tucker Gold Onlay Study Club.

Dr. Gabrielle Going was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She went to the University of Notre Dame for her undergraduate degree where she received a Bachelor of Art in Studio Art and Pre-Health studies. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University (formerly the Medical College of Georgia), where she was on the Dean’s list. She was awarded the Connie Drisko Memorial Scholarship and was also awarded the Golden Molar Award for having the highest academic average in her class on Pre-Clinical Operative (hands on) Practical exams.

Dr. Going also has a passion to serve those less-fortunate. She went to Haiti on a Dental Mission trip in 2018, and served at the Georgia Mission of Mercy in 2015 and 2018.

In her free time Dr. Going loves oil painting, Notre Dame football, and spending time with her family and friends.

It is Dr. Going’s passion to make your smile beautiful and healthy for years to come. We as a team want to fulfill all of your dental needs and provide comprehensive treatment to you and your family. Please let us know how we can help you. We look forward providing you with excellent and dependable care.

We are pleased to announce that in addition to being open 5 days a week, we will be offering evening hours as well as appointments on Sunday afternoons!

Dr. Wayne Trowell, DDS


Dr. Wayne Trowell has been a leading Johns Creek dentist for more than two decades, providing beautiful smiles to both adults and children through both general dentistry and orthodontics.

Dr.Trowell with patient