Meet the staff

Alex Rodriguez - Dentist and owner

I have a passion for working with my hands, which is why I became a dentist. Outside of the office, I am an avid cyclist and part-time artist whose works are now on permanent display along the Atlanta BeltLine. For ten years I lived in the nearby Reynoldstown neighborhood, but now that my wife and I have two children and have outgrown our old house, we recently moved to Ormewood Park, just three miles south of Inman Park.

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Alex McRee - Associate Dentist

My favorite thing about dentistry is working with patients and using the latest technology and techniques to give my patients the best possible outcome. Before getting into dentistry, I attended the University of Georgia on an athletic scholarship where I played baseball and acquired a biology degree. I then went on to dental school at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University (Formerly Medical College of Georgia) and acquired my Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. I just completed an advanced surgical training residency located in Birmingham, AL and moved to Atlanta this summer after the completion of my post-graduate training. I am a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentists. I recently got engaged to my beautiful fiancé and we look forward to becoming a part of the Inman Park community.

 

 

Monica Perry - Patient Coordinator

(info@inmanparkdentistry.com).

I’m here to help schedule appointments and explain your insurance benefits. Call me if you have a question about your bill or would like to schedule a visit with us.

I'm a North Carolina native, a South Carolina Gamecock, and now a self proclaimed Georgia Peach with strong passion for people. I enjoy interacting and getting to know the awesome personalities of our wonderful patients. For more than 15 years I've worked in the dental field and totally enjoy every minute. I love to be that positive energy that you get when you call or walk into our office. When I'm not at the front desk (smiling of course), I'm spending time with my beautiful daughter Chloe exploring all the goodies Atlanta has to offer or cooking and entertaining friends and family in our Atlanta home.

 

 

Linda Mitchell - Office Manager

(reception@inmanparkdentistry.com).

My focus is to keep the office running smoothly. Please let me know if there is anything we can do to make your visit better. My experience has been in both medical and dental practices. I have a strong background with insurance verification and claim filing, and have been involved in management of both corporate and private practices. I love working with people and believe in treating people the way I want to be treated. My husband and I have a son, two Goddaughters, two puppies and a close church family that keep us busy. I was born in Georgia, raised in New Jersey and took up permanent residence in Georgia in 1978. My hobbies include reading, sewing and enjoying time with my family.

 

 

Leslie Borja - Lead Dental Assistant

I am here to ensure your comfort and help you with any dental treatment you may need with the doctor.

I was born in Wuerburg, Germany to a military family and am the second of three children (two brothers). My family moved to Fort Lewis, Washington when I was just a year old. So basically home was Tacoma until I moved to Atlanta in the mid 2000's. For hobbies I like photography and writing. I started my dental career with Dr. Anita Fok of Seattle and Olympia. I immediately found that I really loved dentistry, and later trained to work as an expanded duties dental assistant as my interest grew, as well as working the front office and anything else that was related to the business of dentistry. I am a mother to a grown son, Manuel. And I have had the priveledge of working with some great doctors over the years.

 

 

Dawn Jackson - Dental Assistant

I am a native of Wisconsin. I have lived here in Georgia on-and-off for 10 years now. God gifted me with two beautiful sons. Darius is a 22 year old Navy sailor (Hoo Ra!). Then there’s Donovan, a 10 year old dynamic individual. As a child I always had a positive experience with my dentist. So I decided to give the dental field a try. That was 22 years ago (wow how time flies)!

I love meeting new people and educating my patients. Helping the apprehensive patient feel at ease gives me a sense of accomplishment. I received my Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EFDA) Certificate from the State of Georgia in 2004. Over the years I have taken numerous classes and lectures, because as we all know dentistry is constantly changing. Dentistry picked me and I am blessed and happy that it did! The people I have met and worked with have enriched my life in a way that I couldn’t even have imagined.

 

Anneka Jasmin - Registered Dental Hygienist

One of the best parts of my job is helping my patients keep their smiles healthy and bright. I'm happy to advise my patients about how to take optimal care of their teeth and gums. I strive to provide my patients with personalized attention and the highest quality dental hygiene care. I graduated with honors in 2009 from Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth, Florida. I have always been and continue to be fascinated by science, so I enjoy learning about the latest dental research, advancing techniques and new products. I take several continuing education courses every year to stay informed. I grew up in Maine and moved to Georgia in 2011. I live in the Candler Park neighborhood of Atlanta with my husband and son. My husband and I like to think we are foodies, so we enjoy dining at many local restaurants. I love being a mom and I'm embracing all the challenges and adventures motherhood has to offer. In my spare time enjoy taking yoga classes to balanced. "We shall never know all the good a simple smile can do" ~Mother Teresa

 

Nakoma Mani - Registered Dental Hygienist

My goal is to help our patients achieve the best oral hygiene on a continual basis.  I take great pride in my work and patient care, and really enjoy seeing our patients smile. I came to the United States from Freetown, Sierra Leone in 1990 and “Georgia has been on my mind” ever since I graduated from Georgia Southwestern University in Americus, Georgia with a degree in Sociology. I later realized my passion of helping and caring for people and decided to make a career change.  I obtained an associate degree in Dental Hygiene from Middle Georgia Technical College in Warner Robin in 2001. Since then, I have worked as a dental hygienist in both corporate and private practices. Currently, I call Ellenwood, Georgia home. During my free time I enjoy gardening and of course dental hygiene projects. I’m also involved in charitable projects by volunteering for the non-profit organization, Hosea Feed the Hungry, and I help deliver supplies for schools in my hometown of Sierra Leone.

 

Tamara Artis - Registered Dental Hygienist

As a Georgia native I am truly excited about working in the community I grew up in. I have been a part of the dental profession for over twelve years, graduating with honors from Clayton State University with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. My goal has always been to help others. Now through dentistry I get to educate patients and make them smile. During my professional career I have worked in both corporate and private practice. When I’m not taking care of patients I enjoy spending time with my wonderful husband and our nine month old son. I also have a passion for traveling, jazz music, good food, and reading.

 

 

Dorinda Pace - Registered Dental Hygienist

Although my family did not regularly visit dental offices, I chose to pursue a career as a dental hygienist at a young age. My desire as a clinician is to provide gentle and thorough care in an informative environment. I was born in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, attended Tougaloo College in Mississippi for my prerequisites, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene with a hospital dentistry tract. I’ve practiced primarily in Georgia in private general, cosmetic, and family practice dental offices, and most recently in the corporate setting. I enjoy traveling to attend continuing education courses to maintain a current perspective of new technology and treatment modalities in dentistry. The East Atlanta area has been my neighborhood for the past 11 years and I've enjoyed it immensely. No children for me- or pets, but I've managed to keep my plants alive. During my spare time I visit family in Alabama and Mississippi, as well as bake and read. I also completed an Aromatherapy certificate program, and so I enjoy making blends for myself and others.

 

Sharonia Rowe - Registered Dental Hygienist

As part of the dental hygiene team here, I help you maintain your oral health through regular cleanings and instruction. My favorite thing about being a hygienist is getting to know each patient's specific needs and helping meet those individually. As a native Georgian, I attended Georgia Southern University and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. This led to several years of working in a microbiology lab. Even though this work was fun, interesting, and rewarding it was also very isolated. I missed meeting new people and developing new relationships. In 2009, I decided to pursue a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene with a dual major of Health Care Management. After graduating in 2011, I worked with several offices until I found my ideal working environment at Inman Park Dentistry. I am active in continuing education and am always looking to advance my knowledge in the dental field. In my free time I enjoy crocheting, reading, playing taxi for my son, and spending quality time with family and friends.