Amber O. Perry, D.M.D.

Amber O. Perry, D.M.D.

Dr. Perry received her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of Georgia in 1996.  She then attended the Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry, where she received her doctorate in 2000.  After the accomplishment of her doctorate, in 2002, she completed a 2-year pediatric dentistry residency program specializing in dental care for infants, children, and adolescents.  In 2002, Dr. Perry began her career in private practice in the Augusta area.  As of September, 2009 Dr. Perry celebrated the opening of her own practice, Southern Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, in Evans, Georgia.

Dr. Perry is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Eastern District Dental Society, and the Augusta Dental Society. In 2015 Dr. Perry was named Business Woman of the Year by the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.

Away from the office, Dr. Perry spends quality time with family and friends. She and her husband are the proud parents of four children. They enjoy outdoor activities and watching their children play sports. They are also active members of Wesley United Methodist Church in Evans,GA.



      • Beth Powell

        Beth Powell, Practice Administrator

        Since graduating from Augusta Technical College’s Dental Assisting Program in 2000 I have enjoyed working in pediatric dentistry. I was thrilled to join Dr. Perry in the opening of her new practice in 2009. Working with children has always held a special place in my heart. Knowing that parents can take their children to any dentist in the CSRA for dental care, I want to give them a reason to choose to Southern Smiles. Our courteous office staff will handle your scheduling needs as well as help you better understand your insurance. Our clinical staff will provide personalized care for your child making each visit special and memorable. I am willing to do whatever I can to help our parents and patients love being a part Southern Smiles! I was born and raised in Martinez, Georgia. I am a member of Warren Baptist Church where I am active in the preschool, children and women’s ministries. I enjoy spending time with my husband, Jay, our two teenage children, and our three dogs.

        Erin Randall, Treatment Coordinator

        I attended Augusta Technical College where I earned my certification in dental assisting in 2003. To further my education, I also completed a course in expanded function duties. I began my career in pediatric dentistry in 2003 and have thoroughly enjoyed my years working with children. The experience and knowledge I gained from working chairside with Dr. Perry for over 10 years allows me to address any concerns you may have regarding your child’s treatment. I want both you and your child’s experience in our office to be a pleasant one! Outside of work, I enjoy shopping and spending time with family and friends. My husband, Josh, and I have been blessed with our two daughters, Peyton, Paisley and our son, Eli.

        Susan Abbott, Financial Coordinator

        I began my career in the dental field in 1984 after graduating from Augusta Technical College’s dental assisting program. I have experience in general dentistry and transitioned into pediatric dentistry in 1998. After 30 years of experience I enjoy being able to help families utilize their dental insurance benefits and better understand the finances of their child’s dental visit. I am proud to be a part of the Southern Smiles Pediatric Dentistry family. My goal is to make each visit to our office a positive one. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family.  My wonderful husband Steve and I have raised four amazing children – Chase, Amanda, Chad and Paige. I enjoy boating and fishing at the lake, cooking and photography.

        Christy Leeseberg, Public Relations Coordinator

        I am so excited to be a part of Dr. Perry’s amazing team at Southern Smiles! Having graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, I have a huge passion for children! As Public Relations Coordinator, I am able to utilize my experiences with teaching, along with my organizational skills to assist with office duties, as well as ensure our community is aware that Southern Smiles is the place for children to receive the highest quality care!
        My husband and I have three children, who all began going to Dr. Perry as their pediatric dentist when we moved to Evans in 2002. Our family is very involved in sports, music, and dance, and many of our weekends are filled traveling to one of these events!


        Amy Taylor, Dental Hygienist

        Amy Taylor, Dental Hygienist

        I was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia and attended the Medical College of Georgia where I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2001. I am a member of the MCG chapter of The Alpha Eta Honor Society. With experience working in pediatric dentistry for thirteen years, I am excited to be a part of Southern Smiles Pediatric Dentistry. My husband, Jon, and I have two children, Alexis and Addison. I enjoy working in the community teaching children about the importance of a healthy smile. Outside of work I enjoy attending church and spending time with my family. I am proud to be a part of Southern Smiles Pediatric Dentistry and look forward to many years making kids smile.

      • Courtney Teston, Dental Hygienist

        Courtney Teston, Dental Hygienist

        I am proud to call Augusta, GA my hometown. In 2002, I graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Having a love for children, I thoroughly enjoy working in the pediatric dental field. I look forward to being a part of your child’s dental experience here at Southern Smiles. Family is extremely important to me. I have two boys, Blake and Reid, who are very active in sports. I love spending time with my family and watching my boys play ball.

      • Janelle Morris, Dental Hygienist

        I graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. I began my career in dental hygiene soon after graduation and feel so blessed to be a part of Southern Smiles Pediatric Dentistry. I enjoy helping children have a great dental experience. I love to see them overcome their fears and become excited about their dental visit! I am from Evans, GA where I met and married my best friend Cal. We attend Abilene Baptist Church,  have a black lab, Ace, and were blessed with our son, Levi, in February 2016.


        Star Frazier, Dental Assistant

        Star Frazier, Dental Assistant

        I began working in the dental field in 1996. Since 2004 I have enjoyed working in Pediatric Dentistry. Watching a child’s confidence grow over the years is such a gratifying experience! I have earned my Expanded Duties Certification to provide the highest quality treatment to each child we see. My time outside of work is spent with my wonderful husband Mike and our grown children, Tyler and Taylor.  Our family wouldn’t be complete without our fur babies either! I enjoy reading and learning new things. During the summer, we enjoy vacationing in Fripp Island and Beaufort, SC. I love being part of Southern Smiles Pediatric Dentistry!

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