Staff & Employees

Dr. Tia Thomas

Austell Dentist


Officer Manager

Teresa has enjoyed being a team member of East West Dental since 2008. She has had success in the dental arena for over twenty five years beginning with her tenure in the United States Navy. Teresa has excelled in the roles of Lead Dental Assistant, Treatment Coordinator, Patient liaison, and Financial Coordinator. Her great passion for dentistry is often complimented by Dr. Thomas and many of our patients.

In her free time Teresa enjoys smiling, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two children.


Appointment / Insurance Coordinator

Hablamos Español

Norma has been an integral part of the dental community for the past six years. Fluently speaking Spanish and English, she effectively “Bridges the Gap” for many of our patients. Norma does a great job accommodating our patients’ busy schedules and successfully provides answers to any insurance questions.

In her free time Norma enjoys spending time with her husband and four-year-old son.


Insurance Coordinator

Hablamos Español

Magnoila joined the East West Family Dental team in 2017 beginning her dental career.  Magnolia has excelled as our insurance coordinator and bridges the gap for our Spanish speaking patients. She has a passion for dentistry and loves seeing people SMILE.  In her spare time she enjoys painting and spending time with her siblings and family.


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Registered Dental Hygienist

Christen’s biography coming soon.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Tanovia is one of the hygienist here at East West Family Dental.  She started her educational journey at Middle Georgia College and later transferred to Clayton State University in Jonesboro, GA, where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Her goal as a hygienist is to provide her patients with the most phenomenal comprehensive care possible. Educating each patient about the importance of maintaining optimal oral hygiene properly is a passion she cherishes dearly. In her spare time she loves to travel with her husband and daughter, attending church, and creating unique jewelry. She enjoys being apart of a dental team that values each patient’s unique dental experience with incredible dedication and compassion. She loves to meet new people and looks forward to the opportunity to care for you and your family soon.


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Registered Dental Hygienist

Kiva is one of our hygienist at East West Family Dental! She started her educational journey at The University of Tennessee at Martin and obtained her Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology in 1998. Kiva’s passion for lifetime learning and helping others inspired her to obtain a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from Clayton State University in 2004.  Kiva is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association.

Before joining West Cobb Smiles, Kiva has been promoting optimal oral health in both private and corporate settings! She enjoys educating and help patients maintain their teeth for a lifetime. In her spare time Kiva enjoys reading, crafting, traveling, and spending quality time with her family!


Registered Dental Hygienist

Stephanie is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. She has been a team member of since 2011. Stephanie’s enthusiasm for learning and mastering new dental techniques led her to complete her dental hygiene degree in 2014. As a top graduate of Atlanta Technical College, Stephanie continually expands her knowledge through active memberships with the American Dental Hygiene Association and Atlanta Dental Hygiene Society. Stephanie feels the greatest joy of her career is developing relationships with her patients and fellow team members all while sharing a Smile!

In her free time Stephanie enjoys traveling, outdoor adventures, and quality family time.


Certified Dental Assistant

Jeanita has been in the dental field for more than 20 years. She is a highly qualified dental assistant with a variety of skills. Jeanita joined the East West Family Dental team in 2002 and has become a valuable asset.  Her calmness and organization brings a since of peace and tranquility to our patients and team. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family!


Certified Dental Assistant

Since 2013, Ashli has been helping patients SMILE as a Certified Dental Assistant!  Ashli joined the East West Family Dental practice in 2014. Her witty and calm personality is a comfort to the patients and staff. Ashli  is continuing her education in the dental hygiene program at West Georgia Technical College. In her spare time Ashli likes to model, act and spend time with her family and friends.


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Certified Dental Assistant

Sheneka has enjoyed being a certified dental assistant since 2004. She has been an asset of the West Cobb Smiles team since 2014. Sheneka loves doing ortho and since joining the team has become a certified ortho assistant. Sheneka plans to further her career in dentistry as a registered dental hygienist and her she LOVES when she can make our patients SMILE! In her spare time she enjoys glamour and beauty, walking, bowling and spending time with her son.

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