Meet Our Staff

Shawn Kanner Jackson - Office Manager

Shawn is here to provide our staff with support, as they keep the smiles of your children bright and white! Dr. Jackson, Shawn and their well trained team work together and strive to provide our patients and families with excellence in care.   

Shawn earned her B.A.E. in Education (1994) and M.Ed. in Education (1995), both from University of Florida. She has prior experience partnering with parents and children as an educator since 1995. She was a teacher in private and public schools, serving preschool aged children through fifth grade children. In addition, she served as an Education Director. She has also worked in the community as a GSA Brownie troop leader and a volunteer for community groups.  Shawn served as a writer for the "Good Choices Good Life" website, in the "Young People" section.  When Shawn is not at the office, she and Dr. Jackson enjoy spending time with their daughters.

 

Andreas Morgheim - Front Office Co-coordinator

Andreas joins our team with a great deal of experience and knowledge in the medical field. Andreas has worked in the Metro-Atlanta area in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. In addition, Andreas has experience as a US Navy Medical Corpsman. 

He is dedicated to making your front office experience positive, easy and efficient. Andreas and Nanette are a terrific team in our front office. They have also been working as a team at home, for 15 years. His e-mail address is Andreas@PDSofA.com

  

Nanette Harris – Front Office Coordinator

Nanette has been a vital part of our team since September 2008. She has degrees from both Georgia State and DeVry Universities, in Psychology and Health Information Technology, and has utilized them well in the dental profession for over 30 years.

Nanette's field of concentration is in all areas of orthodontic procedures where she has excelled in assisting her patients to achieve happy, healthy smiles. She has much experience in dental office procedures and has the clinical knowledge necessary to assist our patients and their families in any way. She is looking forward to being of service. Andreas and Nanette are a terrific team in our front office. They have also been working as a team at home, for 15 years. Her e-mail address is Nanette@PDSofA.com

 

Victoria Flood – Certified Dental Assistant

Victoria has been an integral member of our team since 1986. She has worked in the dental field for 35 years in all of the dental specialties. She particularly enjoys Pediatric Dentistry, however, and excels at putting children and their parents at ease before, during and after dental procedures.

Victoria attended University of Michigan and University of Florida, where she received degrees in both Dental Assisting and Early Childhood Development. She also enjoyed a three year career as a Special Education Teacher in Florida. Victoria lives in Ellijay with her husband and family.

 

Karen Thompson – Certified Orthodontic Technician/ Dental Assistant

Karen has been in the dental profession for over 25 years, and with our practice for the last 19. She received a teaching degree, in Early Childhood Development, from the University of Georgia, and was a teacher for one year. It was during this time that she realized her love for dentistry and attended Gainesville Junior College to receive her Orthodontic Technician Certification.

Karen is a vital member of our team. She is an orthodontic dental technician, and she also owns her own orthodontic laboratory. Karen lives in Alpharetta where she enjoys spending time with her children.

 

Kristen Grace Maillet- Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristen has been a member of our team for over 15 years. She has a passion for life and can always be seen with a ready smile on her face. With a love for dance and a zest for life, her bubbly personality is a great asset when working with children.  Kristen adores her little patients and her love for her profession is evident from her enthusiasm and professionalism.

Kristen graduated from Columbus State University in 1997, with her degree in Dental Hygiene. In her spare time, she enjoys spending valuable time with her family and friends, and of course...dancing!

 

Lisa Bork- Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa brings her enthusiasm and positive energy to our staff.  Our patients are always greeted with a smile by Lisa.   Her positive attitude, professionalism and training make her a vital member of our team. 

Lisa attended Madison Area Technical College and graduated from Georgia Perimeter College, as a Registered Dental Hygienist.  Prior to joining our staff, Lisa worked in Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Practice Management. Lisa is an active volunteer in her community.  

As a mother of two and a team member with a great deal of experience with children, Lisa helps our patients feel welcome and relaxed.  Lisa lives in Alpharetta, with her husband and children.