Meet Our Staff


Shawn Jackson – Office Manager

Shawn is here to provide our PDSofA Team with support, as they keep the smiles of your children bright and white!  Dr. Jackson and Shawn are very proud of our well-trained team of professionals, all working together, striving to provide our patients and families with excellence in care and providing a family focused atmosphere.  As a mother of two and a team member with a great deal of experience with children, Shawn's primary goal is to help our dental family, our patients and families, feel welcomed and relaxed. Dr. Jackson and Shawn have been a married team at home since 1996 and have enjoyed leading the PDSofA Team together for the past several years.

Shawn earned her B.A.E. in Education (1994) and M.Ed. in Education (1995), both from the 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 several 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 enjoys spending time with  Dr. Jackson, their daughters, family and friends.  Shawn's email address is and


Victoria Flood – Certified Dental Assistant

Victoria has been an integral member of our PDSofA Team since 1986. She has worked in the dental field for 40 years in all of the dental specialties. She particularly enjoys Pediatric Dentistry.  Victoria excels at making connections with our families, putting children and their families at ease before, during and after dental procedures.  As a mother, grandmother, and a team member with a great deal of experience with children, Victoria knows the importance of building trusting relationships and shares her nurturing skills with our families.

Victoria attended the 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 where she enjoys spending time with her husband, children,  grandchildren, extended family and friends.


Karen Thompson – Certified Orthodontic Technician/ Dental Assistant

Karen has been in the dental profession for over 30 years, and she has been with our practice for the last 25 years. Karen is a vital member of our team as she shares her positive attitude with our patients and their families. Karen enjoys working with our families and helping children feel confidence with their smiles.  As a mother and grandmother, Karen utilizes her professional and personal skills to assist families and shares her excitement about the orthodontic process.  She is an Orthodontic Dental Technician, and she also owns her own orthodontic laboratory.

Karen received a teaching degree in Early Childhood Development from the University of Georgia, and she 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 lives in Alpharetta where she enjoys spending time with her family and friends


Kristen Grace Maillet – Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristen has been a member of our team for over 20 years. She has a passion for life and can always be seen with a 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. She enjoys building relationships with our families.  As a mother and a team member with a great deal of experience with children,  Kristen shares her nurturing and professional skills with her patients. Kristen adores her 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.  Kristen lives in Marietta where she enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends and of course… dancing!


Lisa Bork – Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa has been an integral part of our team since 2016.   Prior to joining our staff, she worked in Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Practice Management.  Lisa's extensive experience in the dental field as a Clinical Team Member and Front Desk Team Member for several years, are integral to her success in excellence in care for our patients.  Lisa's enthusiasm and positive energy are evident as she treats our families with great care.  As a mother of two and a team member with a great deal of experience with children, Lisa helps our patients feel welcomed and relaxed. Her desire to make connections with our families, positive attitude, professionalism and extensive 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. Lisa is an active volunteer in her community.  Lisa lives in Alpharetta where she enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends.


Becky Worthy – Registered Dental Hygienist

Becky has been a wonderful addition to our team since 2018.   Prior to joining our team, she has over 40 years extensive dental experience in Georgia and out of state.  Becky's warmth, love of children and positive energy are vital to the care she takes when working with our families and our team.  As a mother, grandmother and a team member with a great deal of experience, Becky helps our patients feel a sense of relaxation. The excellent professional skills and relationships Becky has built with our families are a vital part of our team.

Becky graduated from Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Prior to becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist, she was a Certified Dental Assistant.  Her experience in the dental field includes Texas, South Carolina and Georgia.  Becky lives in Woodstock and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Pediatric Dental Specialists of Atlanta

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