Meet The Staff
Melissa, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Hometown: Dallas, GA
Education: Columbus Tech
Melissa is our expanded functions dental assistant. She has been a certified dental assistant since 2009. Melissa works behind the scenses, designing cases and wants the best when it comes your smile. She has continued education and is specialized in Cerec, clear aligners and cosmetic dentistry. Melissa resides in North West GA with her son Valen and 2 dogs. If Melissa isn’t attending her sons’ sport activities, she’s typically at the gym, hiking with the pups, or traveling to the beach.
Brittney, Registered Dental Hygienist
Hometown: Duluth, GA
Education: Medical College of Georgia
Brittney is our Dental Hygienist. She graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Brittney grew up in Duluth, GA and graduated from Duluth High School . During hygiene school she met her husband Josh in Athens at a Georgia football game, Go Dawgs! They now have 3 children Luke, Ethan and Elle and family dog Jax. Brittney loves to provide her patients with individualized oral hygiene tips and educate them on their overall dental health. She looks forward to greeting you with a smile and making your visit relaxing and enjoyable!
Lauren, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Hometown: Rockmart, GA
Education: Dental Career Institute
Lauren is our expanded function dental assistant. She has been a certified dental assistant since 2015 and became a board certified anesthesia assistant in 2020. She has experience in many realms of dentistry including cosmetics, restorative, implants and clear aligner therapy. She has continued education in Cerec or same day crowns. She will be restorative quarterback! Her goal is patient comfort and education. She got married 9-23 🙂 She enjoys spending time with her husband Jacob, their families, and dog Blondie. Lauren has a true passion for horses and you can find her barrel racing on the weekends. She is a 2024 National Barrel Horse Association, World Qualifier on two of her horses.
Shaketa, Patient Coordinator
Hometown: Watertown, TN
Education: Medix College
Shaketa is our front office patient coordinator specialist. She started her dental career over 20 years ago as certified dental assistant in 2004. She graduated from Medix college with a 4.0 GPA. Shaketa will the the first face that you meet to help assist in making sure that have the very best dental experience possible. She is loving, caring, and extremely attentive to your needs and wants. Shaketa residues in Atlanta, with her two children, Mia & Micah, along with her beautiful grandson, Reign Carter. She enjoys traveling, shopping, spending time with her family and of course, loving on her grandson.