Meet Our Team

Amy has been with Pediatric Smiles since it opened in August 2010.  She attended Lawson State Community College with a Dental Assisting Certificate.  She works the front desk and also helps assist when needed.  Amy is from Washington state and moved to Alabama 7 years ago due to a job transfer for her husband.  She has a daughter 18 who is in college and 13 year old twin boys.  She enjoys gardening, reading, traveling across country and spending time with her family.

Desmond enjoys greeting parents and patients at the front desk. Pediatric Smiles has been her home since 2012.  Assisting wth treatment plans scheduling and collections are a part of her daily tasks. She is a graduate of Alabama A&M University where she obtained her undergraduate and a Masters in Social Work.   Desmond also enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends and family as well as vacationing.

Emily K. is a Hygienist with Pediatric Smiles.  She has been an employee since the day the doors opened in August 2010.  She has completed the Dental Assisting Program at Lawson State and the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program.  Along with assisting and hygiene, Emily schedules our hospital cases at Children's Hospital of Alabama.  This envolves constant communication with parents about their childs upcoming dental surgery.  Emily is married to Matt and has two beautiful children Baylen and Matily.  Emily loves her job at Pediatric Smiles because she feels every child is a blessing and they bring her great joy!

Emily S. is a Dental Assistant with Pediatric Smiles for the past 2 years.  She has a total of 8 years experience in the field.  She also interprets for our spanish speaking patients.  Emily enjoys working with children because they're fun!

Haliffy completed the Dental Assistant program at Georgia Dental Staffing. Employed with Pediatric Smiles since June 2014, where he not only assist the doctor but also interprets for hispanic patients.  He is a native of Columbia, South America.  Haliffy loves making kids feel comfortable and laugh during their dental visits.  He enjoys hiking and camping with his lovely wife Tonisha.

Hillary has worked for Pediatric Smiles since May 2014.  She attended the Dental Assisting program at Jefferson State Community College.  Her day consists of greeting and scheduling patients.  She feels very blessed to be part of such a great team.  A few of her favorite things are sushi, Alabama football ( Roll Tide!), and especially road trips to the beach.  Hillary also loves watching her younger brother play baseball. 

Tamikia graduated  Alabama A&M University with a B.A. in Sociology and has completed her Masters degree.  She's been employed with Pediatric Smiles since January 2014.  Handles billing, insurance and other logistics of the office are what comprise her work day.  Seattle, Cleveland and Ft. Lauderdale are a few cities Tamikia has lived, but she considers Alabama home.  She has one daughter and enjoys spending time with family,reading, dining and shopping.

Temeshia started her career as a Dental Assistant and has worked in the field since 2001.  In 2012 she finished the Dental Hygiene program.  She absolutely loves working with children.  You can often hear her singing songs to the kids.  Temeshia is the mother of one, Chloe.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Tina's dental career started in 1997.  She finished the Alabama Dental Hygiene program in 2001 and has been with our team since 2011.  She and her husband Tim have three beautiful children who keep them very busy.  Tina enjoys family and friends in her spare time.