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Meet the Team


The entire team at Herrin Pediatric Dentistry is here to make your child’s dental visit comfortable, safe and fun!


Kathy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kathy graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Georgia Perimeter College. She has enjoyed working strictly in pediatric dentistry for more than 20 years. Her goal is to make every dental visit a positive, fun, educational, and pleasant experience for our patients. Kathy is also very passionate about treating children with special needs and helping their parents and caregivers. In her spare time, Kathy loves spending time with her husband and children. She is an avid sports fan, and her hobbies include running, cycling, and watching her daughter’s soccer games. Kathy speaks Spanish and greatly enjoys working with the amazing team at Herrin Pediatric Dentistry!



Joyce, Dental Hygienist

Joyce has been a dental hygienist for 31 years and has spent most of that time working with children. She is originally from upstate New York (Binghampton). Joyce finds it very rewarding to make a child smile, and takes the extra time to educate both children and their parents on how to have a healthy, happy mouth forever. She currently lives inn Marietta with her beloved Golden doodle, Finnegan. In her spare time she loves to read, workout, cycle, hike and try new restaurants in town.



Melissa, Dental Assistant

One of Melissa’s favorite aspects of her career at Herrin Pediatric Dentistry is meeting new people and teaching them to take care of their children’s teeth. Melissa attended Armstrong State University in Savannah, GA. When she is not in the office providing excellent care to patients, you can find her traveling and spending time with her husband and friends.



Marquita, Dental Assistant

Marquita loves making our young patients smile and that is why she is such an important part of our team! She graduated from West Central Tech with her certification in Dental Assisting. She has 13 years of experience in dentistry, six of them working in pediatrics. Marquita’s mission is to make sure children learn to love then dentist. When she is not in the office she can be found spending time with her family cheering on the Atlanta Falcons!



Amanda, Dental Assistant

Hailing from Denver, Colorado, Amanda is a 2010 graduate of the PIMA Medical Institute. After her internship Amanda decided that working with children was what she really wanted to do with her career. It truly warms her heart to see a child leave with a smile on their face knowing she helped put it there! A mom of two herself, Amanda is busy outside of the office but loves to spend time crafting and decorating with her daughters!



Heather, Insurance Coordinator/Front Desk

When you walk into Herrin Pediatric Dentistry you will be warmly greeted by Heather at the front desk. She loves working with children and helping them to feel at ease when they come to the dentist! Heather graduated summa cum laude from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Human Services. In her free time she enjoys reading and playing board games with her family and her fiance.



Marlen, Front Desk

When you enter our practice another smiling face greeting you at the front desk will be Marlen! She loves making friends with our patients and their families. Marlen has two children of her own so she understands how nervous kids can be going to the dentist. She is always a friendly face in the office our patients can count on! In her free time Marlen can be found working out with her family in a boxing gym!


Connie, Insurance Coordinator

Connie has a Bachelors Degree in Social Work, and she enjoys interacting with children and being a part of a fun office environment like Herrin Pediatric Dentistry. She takes great pride in making children and their parents feel very comfortable on their visits to the office. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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