Our focus on patient health and comfort starts with a compassionate, caring staff. Take a minute to meet all the folks behind the smiles at Signature Dentistry of Macon.
Donna Simmons – Registered Dental Hygienist
The infectious laughter you hear in the halls of Signature Dentistry belongs to Donna Sammons. Donna has been with Dr. Lawson since she started her practice. Graduating from Northside High School in Warner Robins,GA, Donna went on to receive her degree in dental hygiene in 1983 and degree as a registered nurse in 1993 from Macon State College.
Donna took to dental hygiene for the one on one relationships she could develop with patients. She takes great satisfaction at their improved and continued good dental health. She finds it very satisfying to work in an environment where patient care is priority number one.
Donna, along with her husband John, and son Max, are true animal lovers as they are active members with the local ASPCA, and four dogs of their own. They enjoy exploring Georgia State Parks, camping, kayaking and, of course, spending time with their furry babies.
Charlotte Robinson – Registered Dental Hygienist
Dental cleanings and patient education are two top priorities for Charlotte Robinson. This Newnan, Georgia native brings over 22 years experience in dental hygiene to her patients at Signature Dentistry and they are thrilled to have her.
Charlotte Robinson’s older sister is a hygienist who inspired Charlotte to enter this rewarding field. A graduate of Newnan High School, Charlotte went on to study at West Georgia College and then to Macon State College where she received her degree in dental hygiene. She came to Signature Dentistry of Macon over a year ago and found a home where patient care is number one, and her efforts on their behalf are appreciated.
The Robinson family is made up of Charlotte, her husband Bryon, their 18 year old son, Kody, and 7 year old daughter, Jessica. They love to watch movies as a family as well as attending Northway Church, where Charlotte works in the children’s ministry.
Hannah Jones – Office Manager/Treatment Plan Coordinator
A very important person to the patients and staff of Signature Dentistry of Macon is Hannah Jones. Hannah manages the daily operations of the office, as well as, any treatment planning.
From Luella High School in Locust Grove, GA, Hannah went on to secure her diploma in Dental Assisting at Southern Crescent Technical College as well as certifications in Expanded Functions and Radiology. Dr. Lawson’s down to earth style attracted Hannah to Signature Dentistry, but it has been the genuine care for both patients and staff that make this office a pleasure to work in.
Hannah has a daughter named Kailan and a son, Kameron. Hannah’s children keep her busy, but she also finds time to spend with friends an family.
Jesse Presley – Financial Coordinator
A very important person at Signature Dentistry of Macon is Jesse Presley. Jesse manages the insurance claims and educates patients on their dental benefits. Dr. Lawson’s love for her patients and Staff is what Jesse appreciates most about her.
Jesse grew up in Barnesville, Ga. which is about 45 minutes north of Macon. She attended Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin, Ga to pursue her diploma in Dental Assisting. She also earned her Expanded Functions and Radiology certifications. Jesse has always been interested in the dental field and enjoys educating the patients and helping them understand how their insurance benefits can help them achieve the smile they deserve.
She and Johnny have 3 children- Daylin, Jayvin, and Lexi. Jesse enjoys shopping for her children, going to the movies, and spending time with friends and family.
Kelley Wright – Dental Assistant
One of the friendly faces you will see assisting Dr. Lawson with dental procedures, sanitizing instruments, and educating patients on treatment is Kelley Wright. Kelley was drawn to Dr. Lawson because of her caring nature for both patients and staff. Kelley considers her coworkers at Signature Dentistry of Macon like a second family.
Kelley grew up in Sacramento, California where both of her parents were active in the Military at McClellan Air Force Base. In 1998, Kelley pursued the Dental Assisting program at McClellan AFB to achieve her Assisting Certification.
When Kelley was 25, she and her family moved to Warner Robins. Kelley met her husband, Alvin, who is a Dental Lab Technician and also former Air Force. Kelley and Alvin have 2 smart and talented boys, Brayden and Kaleb. In her spare time, Kelley and her family enjoy serving the community as members of the local chapter of Tuskeegee Airmen Motorcycle Club, as well as, baking and reading.
Kelsey Lanford – Scheduling Coordinator
As you enter Signature Dentistry you will be welcomed by our Scheduling Coordinator, Kelsey Lanford. Kelsey chose to work in the dental field because of her love for people and the enjoyment of getting to know the patients. As the scheduling coordinator, Kelsey loves interacting with patients and welcoming new patients to the practice.
Kelsey grew up in Marietta, Georgia and moved to Milledgeville in 2008 to attend Georgia College and State University. She graduated in 2012 with a B.S. in Health Education. Kelsey was drawn to Dr. Lawson’s genuine care and concern for each patient, which is why she chose Signature Dentistry of Macon.
Kelsey and her husband, Dusty, were married in June of 2016. They are proud dog parents to a beautiful 5 year old Boxer named Sport. Kelsey enjoys working out, shopping, and spending time with her friends and family.
Tanya Lauber – Certified Dental Assistant
A sweet and friendly face you will see at Signature Dentistry of Macon is Tanya Lauber. Tanya is Dr. Lawson’s Lead Assistant. She helps with assisting Dr. Lawson with all dental procedures, ordering dental supplies, and taking great care of the patients. Tanya enjoys working for Dr. Lawson because of her care for the patients and their families.
Tanya grew up in Forsyth, Georgia and graduated from Mary Persons High School in 1991. Tanya began her career as a dental assistant in 1998, when she was offered a position as a dental assistant. With no assisting experience, she quickly learned the trade and fell in love with it.
Tanya has been married to her husband Rich for 20 years. They have a son, Brayden, and a daughter, Ava. In her spare time, Tanya enjoys swimming, canoeing, shopping, and hanging out with her family.