Meet the Staff
Our Smyrna Dentistry Team
At the core of our Smyrna, GA dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want you to feel at home when you are visiting our office, so we’d like for you to meet our team and get a feeling for who we are!
Doctor Jarrett L. Manning is the owner of JLM Dentistry in Smyrna, GA. She has dedicated her professional career to providing the best that dentistry has to offer. She strives to create a professional, comfortable and friendly atmosphere, while providing personalized and gentle care.
Dr. Manning is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana. She received a master’s degree from Tulane University and her dental degree from the University of Tennessee. She has taken many continuing education courses to remain up-to-date on the latest advances in dentistry.
Dr. Manning is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Dental Implant Association.
Dr. Manning enjoys life outside of dentistry as well. She and her husband are proud parents of a beautiful daughter.
Jennifer E. Haynes - Dental Hygienist
Jennifer Haynes graduated with high honors from Georgia Regents University, formerly Medical College of Georgia in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. She has been a part of JLM Dentistry since January 2015. Jennifer has a passion for patient education and implementing effective preventive treatment for her patients. In her spare time Jennifer enjoys volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and MedShare Medical Relief organizations as well as cheering on her favorite football team, the Atlanta Falcons.
Salena Starr - Dental Assistant
Salena Starr has been an expanded function dental assistant for over 14 years. She was born and raised in Atlanta, GA, where she attended Atlanta Technical College. She has gained experience in all aspects of dentistry and has received additional training in cosmetic dentistry. She joined JLM Dentistry in 2012 where she provides quality care. In her spare time she enjoys outdoor activities, hiking, watching football, and spending time with her son.
Candice Garner - Office Administrator
Candice is originally from North Carolina and has been in the Atlanta area for five years. She obtained an associate’s degree in health information technology in 2008 from DeVry University in San Bernardino, CA. In 2011, she attended dental staffing school in Marietta, GA, where she received a diploma for dental assisting. Candice has been a part of JLM Dentistry for 3 years. She is in charge of the day-to-day operations of the office. She is dedicated to providing excellent care and service to each of our clients. In her spare time, Candice enjoys spending time with family, reading, and participating in outdoor activities.