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Doctors and Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly dentists and staff who make Dental Smiles of Stockbridge the leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in Stockbridge.

Dr. VaughnDr. Vaughn

Dr. Vaughn is a native of Atlanta,Ga. She attended the University of Georgia and graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Following dental school she completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Texas-Houston.

She has gained extensive clinical experience in the private practice setting and has developed specific expertise in providing comprehensive oral care to a diverse medically complex adult and pediatric population. In addition to her formal training, Dr. Vaughn has participated in international outreach experience in Peru, and she remains continued to educating her local community on oral health through wellness fairs and area screenings.

She spends her weekends submerging herself into her most loved passion, football. Outside of that hobby, she may often be found running on trails or traveling throughout the world and United States.

Dr. Vaughn is excited to meet you and looks forward to serving you and your family.

AmandaOffice Manager – Amanda Krisell

Amanda Krisell started in the dental field in 2007 as a receptionist. In 2008 Amanda received her Registered Dental Assistant license and was an assistant for procedures such as Laser Assisted Periodontic Therapy, Endodontic, Crown and Bridge, and Oral Surgery. Amanda’s experience with all aspects of a dental office helps her serve you as the Office Manager here at Dental Smiles of Stockbridge.

In her spare time Amanda spends time with her family, being out doors and with friends.


Lisa Lyons – Hygienist

Lisa started her career as a graduate from the dental assisting program in 1996 followed by receiving her Bachelors in dental Hygiene from the Medical College of Georgia in 2012. She also serves on Sigma Phi Alpha as President of the Dental Hygiene Honor Society. She currently lives in Barnesville and enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with family.

Chyenne Hilton – Front Office 

Chyenne is our front office here at Dental Smiles. She is the first smile you will see when you walk through our door! She was born and raised in Georgia. Before joining the team, she worked with children, youth and children with specials needs. Chyenne is exceptional at what she does because of her positive attitude and enthusiasm for dentistry. She strives for excellence in everything she does. Chyenne has three grown children and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her interests include outdoor activities, going to movies, shopping and travel.

Joy Williams – Dental Assistant

Joy has been a registered dental assistant for 32 years. She obtained her certification while serving our country in the United States Navy where she served as an assistant on the USS Emory S. Land.  Her goal is to assist in making sure that each of our patients are able to achieve and maintain their healthy smile.

Latisha Barkley – Dental Assistant 

Latisha or “Tish” as we all call her has been an assistant for almost 20 years. Tish’s interest started while undergoing orthodontic treatment. She pursued her interest and has been an assistant not only with general dentistry but with pediatric dentistry also. Tish enjoys interacting with people and helping them to understand their dental needs as well as focusing on their comfort.

In her spare time Tish enjoys spending time with her children and furthering her education in pursuit of becoming a Dental Hygienist.