About Our Periodontal Team
We are proud to introduce to you our staff at Periodontal Associates of Jackson, P.A. With many years of combined experience they have the knowledge and expertise to help you with all phases of your treatment. A look at the background of the staff shows underlying similarities and significant contrasts. They represent not only the city of Jackson and the state of Mississippi, but also Alabama, Arkansas, California and Louisiana. We even have a transplant from Germany! They each exhibit varying talents and attributes that we believe are important to treating our patients; not only physically, but emotionally. Their enthusiasm and willingness to understand your individual needs will inspire you. They look forward to the opportunity to serve you as you seek to improve your dental health. "You don't care how much someone knows until you know how much they care."
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Molly Scarborough, RDH., BS, Dental Hygienist: Molly grew up in Port Gibson, MS and has been with our practice since 1994. She has been in dental hygiene since 1988.
Marty Gooding, RDH, BS, Dental Hygienist: Marty grew up in Brandon, MS and received her degree in hygiene in 1993. She has been with our office since 1996 and has a background in general dentistry also.
Lisa Davidson, RDH., BS, Dental Hygienist: Lisa grew up in Cleveland, MS and has been with our practice since 1996. She taught dental hygiene at UMC School of Dentistry for 8 years. Lisa has been in dental hygiene since 1987.
Pamela Garmon, RDH, BS, Dental Hygienist: Pam grew up in Cullman, Alabama, and has been with our office since 1991. She has been in dental hygiene and periodontal therapy since 1991.
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Karin Stewart, CDA, Surgical Assistant and Implant Coordinator: Karin grew up in Canton, MS and has been in the dental field since 1989. She has been with our office since 1994 and has assisted both doctors as well as performing various front office tasks.
Dana Campbell, CDA, Surgical Assistant: Dana grew up in Meadville, MS and she has been in the dental field since 2002. She was in orthodontics prior to coming to our practice. She has been with our office since 2007.
Doris Ann Lott, CDA, Surgical Assistant: Doris Ann grew up in Canton, MS and has worked in the dental field since 1979. She is one of our newest employees and she has been with our practice since 2007.
Brooke Tkach, CDA, Surgical Assistant to Dr. Stewart: Brooke grew up in California. She was raised in Vacaville and went to Registered Dental Assisting School in San Diego where she graduated in 1993. She moved to Mississippi in 2001 and joined our practice in 2002. She is Dr. Stewart’s Surgical Assistant as well as performing various other duties in the office.
Front Office Staff
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Tresa Wolfe, Business Manager: Tresa grew up in Cleveland, MS and has been with our practice since 1996. Before that she worked at UMC School of Dentistry in the Oral Surgery Dept. She has been in the dental field since 1970. Tresa is well versed in insurance benefits and securing financial arrangements for your treatment.
Kay Taylor, Hygiene Coordinator: Kay grew up in Edwards, MS and has lived in Brandon, MS for the last seven years. She has been in the dental field since 1978 working as an assistant and in the front office. She has been with our office since 2005.
Karen Ellis, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, Marketing, Transcription: Karen grew up all over the world as she comes from a military family. She came to Jackson, MS in 1972 and now resides in Terry, MS. She comes to us from a medical background where she was an office manager for 15 years. Karen has been with our practice since 2004.
Christiane Luckett, Insurance Coordinator: Chris was trained as a dental assistant in her home of Karlsruhe, Germany. She has been in the dental field since 1986. She has worked in our practice since 1988. She is excellent with computer problems and handles your insurance concerns.
Suellen McPhail, Receptionist: Suellen came to our practice in 1989. She has been in the dental field since 1984. She handles the coordination of all surgeries for the doctors and is in charge of all educational events sponsored by the office.
“Thank you for everything! You have a very friendly office where people greet you by name. Everyone makes me feel at ease and welcome as if I'm the only patient you have. I am extremely pleased with the outcome of my periodontal treatment. Kudos to Dr. Parkes and his staff.” Alex S.