Tia Reed | Business Administrator
Tia has been in the dental field for over 12 years. She started at The Burlin Dental Group in 2014. She's one of the first faces you see and sometimes the initial voice you hear over the phone. She is very friendly, caring and she always puts our patients first. One of her main responsibilities is to communicate to our patients about Billing,Financing, and dental treatment. She finds her job very rewarding. She makes it an effort for everyone that enters our office to feel at home. She makes sure our patients have a pleasant dental experience. She is a team player and very attentive to our patients' needs. Tia enjoys working with Dr. Jackson because of his compassion and honesty he has for his patients as well as his staff.
Tia is from Atlanta,Ga. When she is not managing the office or reviewing patients treatment plans and/or financing she enjoys spending time with her loving husband and two beautiful kids Karter and Kassidy. Tia likes to travel and relax in her spare time. She enjoys reading a good book and spending quality time with her family and friends.
Marika Smiley | Lead Dental Assistant
Marika Smiley has an impressive 20 years of experience, providing efficient and competent service in the dental field. Marika was born in Pittsburgh, PA and then later moved to Detroit, MI where she attended Dental school to receive her (DANB) Dental Assisting National Boards Certification. She then relocated to Atlanta GA in 2008 where she went back to school for additional education to receive her (EFDA) Expanded Function Dental Assistant Certification. She?s been apart of The Burlin Dental Groups Team since 2016 and provides superb customer service - ensuring patient retention and loyalty for our office, as she assists Dr. Jackson with the best chairside care. During her downtime she enjoys traveling.
Precious Ware-Pearson | Dental Hygienist
Precious is a graduate of the Georgia State University dental hygiene program in Dunwoody, GA and has over 20 yrs experience in the dental field. She was born in Toledo, OH then relocated to Stone Mountain GA in 2005. As a dental hygienist, her focus is on providing high quality care while educating patients on their oral health. She believes that creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health. Together with the dental team, she formulates patient-centered hygiene care plans to meet all of your dental needs while encouraging your autonomy. She joined the Burlin Dental Group in 2019 and anticipates many more years to come. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, listening to music, and traveling.
D'Andre Goodison | Dental Assistant
Dre is the youngest out of the group and is originally from Decatur, GA. Growing up he knew he wanted to be in the medical field. Dre attended Alterus Career College where he received his Expanded Function Dental Assistant Certificate. Dre is a bundle of joy in the office and brings excitement to patients so that they have a pleasant visit. In his spare time Dre often watches sports, enjoys drawing, and loves spending with his family and peers.