Jaha Howard, DDS, MS, Diplomate
Dr. Jaha Howard is a different kind of pediatric dentist. With his kid-oriented approach, he helps children get genuinely excited about their dental care! You will find that Dr. Howard's warm personality and fun teaching style help children to develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime.
Before becoming a Board Certified pediatric dentist, Dr. Howard completed dental school at Howard University among the top of his class and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He then trained at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he received the distinction as a specialist in pediatric dentistry and a master's degree in Oral Sciences. Eager to continue his education, Dr. Howard studies advanced concepts and techniques each year alongside the nation's foremost pediatric dentists.
"Excellence and Compassion" is Dr. Howard's motto. Most importantly, he patiently takes the time to personally get to know your child and meet their specific needs. He also aims for clear communication with you as parents to create a unique dental experience that leaves families eager to return.
His professional mission statement reads: "We will provide an exceptional dental home for children of all social, ethnic, and medical backgrounds; and will foster a warm and loving environment for families."
Dr. Jaha Howard grew up right here in Atlanta. He and his wife, Vanessa, have been married for 10 years and have three children (Garrison, Joy and Abram). Dr. Howard is an active part of the community and in local politics. He founded "Wave of Excellence" for parents in Smyrna-area public schools. Dr. Howard also has the pleasure of serving as a deacon and bible study teacher at the West End Church of Christ. Despite his imperfections, Dr. Howard desires to let God use him to serve people. Dr. Howard hopes to draw from his successes and his failures to demonstrate the love of God.
Come on over and meet your new dentist!
Dr. Howard is Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a proud member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, and the North Georgia Dental Society.
Shani is one of our wonderful hygienist she graduated from Clayton State University in May 2013 with a dual degree in Dental Hygiene and Healthcare Management. She is very passionate for helping others and strives to give our patients the same wonderful experience she had as a child going to the dentist. When away from the office, you can find he running the Beltline or catching up with her friends and family.
Tran loves taking care of children of all ages by teaching them about good oral hygiene care and habits. She is very proud and happy to be part of The A+ Team that allows her the chance to provide the best hygiene care for all the children. She also takes great pride as a dental hygienist for children and believes it is the most rewarding career of all.
Outside of work, Tran loves to travel when she can and spending time with her lovely family. :)
Yatta is enthusiastic, upbeat, strives to bring joy to all that are around her. A native of southwest Georgia, Yatta spent 8 years serving our country before training at Fortis College in dental assisting. At home, Yatta dedicates her time and love to her husband and 2 children. Her free time includes crossfit, bike riding and various home improvement projects.
Roni is one of the kindest people you will ever meet. Roni is from Kansas City, Missouri and relocated to Georgia in 2009. She always does her best to make the people around her feel as comfortable as possible and brings smiles to their faces. She brings 10 years of pediatric dentistry experience to the team. Roni enjoys going fishing and spending time with her family and friends.