Dr. Wilson is a native of Memphis. TN. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College. After graduation she went on to obtain a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. After her residency Dr. Wilson worked as a pediatric dental associate in both Memphis and Atlanta. During that time she was able to gain a vast amount of experience in her field.Dr. Wilson has a passion for special needs children and plans to implement a program that will help parents, educators, pediatricians, and other care givers provide the assistance needed to achieve excellent oral hygiene. Parents and caregivers can often feel defeated when it comes to care for a special needs child. Dr. Wilson hopes this program with help them accomplish good oral hygiene and have a feeling of success!
Dr. Wilson enjoys quality time with her loving husband, Terrance and two children, Reese and Neiman. Immersing her children in numerous extracurricular activities keeps her super busy. Dr. Wilson enjoys interior decorating, loves to cook, and spends her free time traveling. She is also fascinated with her favorite football team.... GO Saints!!
Dr. Melanie Shaw-Nesbitt grew up in Bartlett, TN. She graduated from East High School, where she participated in varsity softball and soccer. She received her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
Dr. Nesbitt's road to dentistry began at Marquette University School of Dentistry, where she graduated with her Doctorate of Dental Science degree. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, and Christian Dental Society.
Dr. Nesbitt has the utmost concern for patient comfort and care. She strives to reduce anxiety and the discomfort felt during procedures while providing high quality dentistry. Dr. Nesbitt has a passion for serving others and equipping the community with the knowledge and skills for maintaining excellent oral health.
She enjoys gardening, art and crafts, and spending time outdoors with her husband Acer and daughter Madison. She is actively involved in multiple organizations and attends Neshoba Church.
Joined our team in 2014
Portia and her husband Cameron have two beautiful children Cortney, and Cami along with a four legged baby, Cairo. They enjoy family date nights together as well as trips to Maryland to see family. Portia plans to obtain a degree in business administration. In her free time she enjoys reading, singing and conquering DIY projects. Portia is Beyonce's #1 fan and loves Pintrest.
Front Desk Coordinator
Joined our team in 2017
Barkley graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology so it's easy to see how she's such a people person! She loves going to the beach, traveling to music concerts with her friends, and spending quality time cooking or shopping with her mother. In her free time Barkley enjoys time with her boyfriend Justin and his daughter Riley. They're always looking forward to a new movie, camping weekend or a day to spoil their puppy Mabel.
Dental Hygienist and Clinical Coordinator
Joined our team in 2016
Shari graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2013. Shari has a passion for working with children and that made the decision to join our team earlier this year quite easy! She enjoys traveling to New Orleans to visit her parents . Shari spends her free time working out at the gym, going to the dog park with her pup, Stella and mani/pedi dates with her girlfriends.
Joined our team in 2016
Britni graduated from Concorde Career College with an Assosciates of Applied Science Degree in 2013. She and her Husband, Mikey have an adorable son, Maddox who was born in 2015. They share the love with their two dogs Chance and Coco. Britni hopes to further her career with a Masters degree in the future. When she isnt playing outside with her son and taking the dogs to the park she loves to shop, go target shooting and watch her favorite show, Game of Thrones. Britni's favorites include the movie Grease, mexican food, starbucks and anything monogram.
Joined our team in 2014
Brianna graduated from Concorde Career College in 2014. She shares her home with her loving fur baby Herman. Brianna is an avid movie collector and Netflix junkie. She enjoys babysitting and loves any gadget from Apple. Brianna hopes to one day complete dental school and own her favorite vehicle, the Jeep Sahara!
Joined our team in 2015
Esme graduated from Delta Technical College in 2015. Her bilingual abilities have been a HUGE help in breaking the language barrier with our spanish speaking families. She has three siblings that have blessed her with seven nieces and nephews. Esme is eager to expand her knowledge of dentistry in her new found career . When Esme isn't working she loves to spend time with her family and enjoys traveling,going to the movies and being creative with her arts and crafts skills.
Joined our team in 2013
Shaina graduated from Concorde Career College in 2012. The apple of her eye is her 6 year old son, Zaidyn. She has a love for the outdoors that includes hunting,camping and enjoying time at the lake. Shaina's passion for dogs leads her to volunteer for a local non profit that rescues and rehabilitates dogs of all kind. She also has a knack for building and fixing things. Shaina is great with kids and hopes to further her dental career with expanded training in pediatric dentistry.