Dental Staff

Doctor

Dr. Janet Kim Kearns

Intown Dentist

Dr. Kearns received her undergraduate degree from Emory University and graduated with honors from New York University College of Dentistry. She received the prestigious Faculty Award for Comprehensive Care by the faculty professors at NYU which is awarded to only one graduate per year. Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Kearns also completed a one year post-doctoral residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where she learned to treat patients with more compromised health and with more complex needs. Dr. Kearns practiced with several prosthodontists in Manhattan before relocating to Atlanta. She also associated in Atlanta for several years while looking for the perfect opportunity and location to bring her unique experience and knowledge to the Edgewood Retail Center. Dr. Kearns is dedicated to lifelong learning throughout her career and has joined several local study clubs such as the Hinman Dental Society and the Spear Study Club to continue and improve her own dental education as well as to enhance the ongoing learning of her team at Intown Dental Center. Dr. Kearns currently lives in Inman park with her family and enjoys local activities around town and walking on the Beltline.

Dr. Kearns is dedicated to providing you with quality and comprehensive dental and orthodontic care your whole family can trust. It is her mission to provide you with the individualized attention, advice and treatment that you deserve. The Intown Dental Center team is dedicated to providing personalized service in a tranquil, relaxed, and convenient location. We are committed to providing you with a comprehensive and caring diagnosis, and conservative treatment plans that have an emphasis on life-time oral-health.

Dr. Kearns received her undergraduate Biology Degree from Emory University and graduated with honors from New York University’s College of Dentistry. On graduation, she received the prestigious Faculty Award for Comprehensive Care – awarded to only one graduate per year based on their comprehensive dental care skills. Unlike most general dentists, Dr. Kearns also completed a one year post-doctoral residency after graduation. She completed this training at the world-renowned Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

After completing her residency, Dr. Kearns took up a position in midtown Manhattan with her attending Faculty Advisor. Subsequently, she spent several years as an associate dentist in a private prosthodontics practice in New York before returning to Atlanta and opening the Intown Dental Center.

Every year, Dr. Kearns extends her credentials to give you the best possible service and results. She is committed to continuing education and learning. She attends dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care.

Pankey dentists” are trained to develop advanced technical skills, provide comprehensive and individualized optimal care, and improve their dentistry for more predictable and long-lasting results. Dr. Kearns founded the Pankey Affiliated Learning Group of Atlanta as part of her commitment to life-long learning for her and her team.

Dr. Kearns is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Georgia Dental Association(GDA), the Northern District Dental Society (NDDS), the Hinman Dental Society, the American Orthodontics Society (AOS), the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Spear study club, Splint therapy study club, and is a sponsor to her kids schools and local community.

               


Hygienists

Shana

Shana Dixon graduated from Clayton State University with a degree and dental hygiene in 2001. She is an Atlanta native and loves the variety being a dental hygienist gives her. She enjoys meeting new patients, educating them on their dental health, and building long-term relationships. Shana and her husband have two children, a boy, and a girl. She enjoys traveling, running 5k’s, browsing antique stores, and going to church – although, not necessarily in that order!

Danielle

Danielle is a graduate of NGCSU with Bachelors in management and Clayton State University with Bachelors in Dental Hygiene. She has been a dental hygienist for 8 years and absolutely loves her career. She is passionate about educating patients and providing them with great homecare routines. In her spare time, she loves cheering for her favorite hometown teams (Eagles), traveling, and baking.


Clinical Assistants

Lorina

Lorina is an Atlanta native and received her dental assisting degree at Gwinnett Dental Career Academy. She enjoys meeting new patients and helping them overcome their dental fears. When not in the office, Lorina enjoys spending time with close friends and family.

Angie

Angie was born and raised in Miami.  She graduated from dental assisting the school in 2012 with expanded duties. She enjoys meeting patients and helping them achieve beautiful and healthy smiles. Angie loves spending time outdoors with her husband and her two boys.


Office Staff

Inaam - Office Manager

Inaam is our Practice Manager who joined Intown Dental Center in 2015. She has been in the dental field for over 13 years and has more than 21 years of experience in management. She oversees the daily office operations and ensures patients receive the best care possible. Inaam enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Tivona

Tivona is our Patient coordinator and she brings a great dynamic to the team.  With over 18 years of experience in the dental field and being a certified dental assistant, Tivona helps patients both administratively and clinically. She loves to travel and spend time with her family and close friends

Brittany

Brittany, our appointments coordinator, and the newest member of the office is excited to learn everything about dentistry. She is a New York native and she loves cheering for her Patriot's team. She enjoys spending time with her family and going on adventurous vacations.

Maya

Maya is our insurance and billing specialist. As an Atlanta native, she attended the University of West Georgia, and comes with great excitement for knowledge and learning everything about dentistry. Maya enjoys listening to music and different cultures. Her favorite things to do are traveling, going to the beach, and spending time with her family and friends.