Meet the Team

Amanda

Dr. Leach’s Assistant

Amanda is Dr. Leach’s Chair Side Assistant. She is certified in Dental Assisting and Expanded Duties. Amanda has served as a Dental Assistant since 2012, with a specialization in pediatric dentistry since 2011. She is a crucial member of the Michael J. Leach D.D.S. Pediatric Dentistry team who possess a true passion for caring for children. Amanda also works alongside Dr. Leach with our special needs patients and truly excels in this area. 

“Why did I choose the dental profession? I didn’t; it found me. I fell into an opportunity and ended up falling in love. My favorite part is being able to work with kids, teach them about good oral health, and that the dentist isn’t scary.”

Amanda has always called Georgia home and loves spending time with her family and two miniature Schnauzers, Lemmy and Zero. In her spare time, she enjoys expressing her creativity by decorating and baking or hanging out with friends and listening to live music.  

 

 

hannah

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hannah is one of Dr. Leach’s amazing dental hygienists who joined us in November of 2021.  She grew up in Loganville, Georgia and began pursuing her career in dental hygiene at age sixteen. She earned her degree from Georgia State, graduating in 2016. When she is not busy sparkling up our patients’ smiles, she enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending quality time with her family, friends, and pets. 

 

 

Michelle

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle, is our other incredible hygienist who joined our team in the fall of 2018 with 25 years of prior experience. She makes each visit a positive one by ensuring that every patient feels comfortable and relaxed. She has made an incredible impact on our team and continues to bring positive energy both in the office and at community events.

“I chose to go into dentistry because of my own experience as a child. I was afraid and they had an assistant who would hold my hand and get me through my procedure. Then after working as an assistant in a general practice, I realized how many adults were uncomfortable because of their childhood experience and I thought maybe if I worked with children I could change their views on going to the dentist for the better!”

Michelle grew up in the Midwest and moved to Atlanta upon graduating high school. She attended the Medical College of Georgia where she earned her Bachelor of Science – Dental Hygiene degree. While in college, she met Mike, her husband and they have a daughter, Alexandria, who is presently in Nursing School. When Michelle is not working, she can be found reading, hiking and enjoying time with her family and their cat, Taz.

 

 

Krissy

Front Desk Coordinator

Krissy is an awesome member of our front desk team who makes sure that our families have the best experience in office they can. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know our patients and families! She also assists in the creation and implementation of community marketing efforts for the practice. You will be sure to see her smiling face at every event!  

“I love meeting new people and getting to know our community and patient families.”

She was born in California and throughout her life has lived in MN, TX and NC. Since moving to Georgia in 1994, she now calls Atlanta home. She loves spending time with her family and Miniature Schnauzer. In her spare time, Krissy enjoys cooking, entertaining and shopping.

 

Lisa

Front Desk Coordinator

Lisa is the smiling face you will see when you arrive! She greets you as you walk in the door and ensures that your visit starts on a high note. She has over 20 years of dental experience, however, she recently relocated to the Atlanta area and has been with the Michael J. Leach D.D.S. Pediatric Dentistry team since 2016. 

“I enjoy seeing the children excited to come to our office and discover what a great place it is!”

Lisa is married and has a daughter who just graduated college. In her free time she likes to cheer for the LSU Tigers and spend time with family and friends.

 

 

Janet 

New Patient Coordinator

Janet is our new patient coordinator, who makes sure that our families have the best experience they can have before they even walk in the door. She has seventeen years of experience as a dental assistant, receptionist, and new patient coordinator. She takes pride in providing quality care for our patients and families. 

A transplanted Chicagoan, Janet considers herself to be a Georgia Bulldog to the core. “My roots are in Illinois, but my heart, my family, and my home will remain in the South.” She enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. 

 

We would love to welcome you to our family!

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