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Dr. Grady Parrish, DDS & Dr. Chris Childs, DMD

The team of professionals at Parrish Childs Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Grady Parrish
Dr. Grady Parrish

Partner, Parrish Childs Dental

Dr. Grady Parrish has over 40 years experience as a family dentist practicing in Gainesville, Georgia. A 1971 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Dr. Parrish actively seeks the latest advances in dental medicine by attending prestigious continuing education institutions and participating in a variety of associations geared toward the advancement of the dental field.

Some highlights of Dr. Parrish’s career:

  • Attended the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education
  • Attended the Dawson Center for the Advancement of Dentistry
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Named Honorable Fellow of the Georgia Dental Association
  • Named Fellow of the International College of Dentists, Georgia Academy of Dental Practice, American College of Dentists and Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Past President of the Hall County Dental Society and the 7th Branch of the Northern District Dental Society
  • Past Mentor Chairman of the Northern District Dental Society and the Georgia Dental Association
  • Trustee of the Alumni board of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry
  • Member of the Hinman Dental Society
Dr. Chris Childs
Dr. Chris Childs

Partner, Parrish Childs Dental

A Gainesville native, Dr. Chris Childs returned to open his practice with a focus on restorative and cosmetic dentistry. A 1995 graduate of Augusta University (formerly the Medical College of Georgia), Dr. Childs is committed to your dental education and to helping you achieve excellent oral health in a comfortable environment. 

  • Graduate of The Dawson Center for the Advancement of Dentistry
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Named Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Delegate, Committee Chairman, and named Honorable Fellow of the Georgia Dental Association
  • Past President of the Hall County Dental Society
  • Staff member of Northeast Georgia Medical Center
  • Faculty member at Augusta University (formerly the Medical College of Georgia)
  • Scholar, The Dawson Academy Alumni Association
  • Named Fellow of the American College of Dentist
  • Member of the Hinman Dental Society

Licensed Dental Hygienists

Stefanie Pitts, RDH

Licensed Dental Hygienist
Stefanie and her husband, Ryan, have three boys: Evan, Eli, & Ellis. They enjoy watching their boys play sports and spending time with their family and friends. They are active members at Concord Baptist Church. Stefanie  graduated from Lanier Tech in 2003 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. 

Melissa Thomas, RDH

Licensed Dental Hygienist
Melissa is a Jefferson resident with two daughters, Breelan and Braylee. She and her husband, Chris, spend their free time with their girls, including watching Breelan cheer and do gymnastics. They are active members at Galilee Christian Church. Melissa graduated from Lanier Tech in 2007 with a degree in oral hygiene.

Dental Assistants

Amanda Smith, EFDA

Dental Assistant
Amanda has been dental assisting for 14 years. She, her husband and two daughters live in North Hall. In her free time she enjoys scrap booking, going to the gym, watching movies with her family and spending time with her dogs.

Madisen Yates, CDA

Dental Assistant
Madisen is a graduate of Lanier Technical College’s Dental assisting program. A resident of Braselton, she enjoys cheering on the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Hawks, as well as spending time with her family.

Business Team

Amanda Robinson, EFDA

Office Manager and Scheduling Coordinator
Amanda and her husband, Galen, have three children: Bentley, Bryson, & Brinn.  They enjoy spending time outside with their family, and watching their children play sports. They are active members at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. Amanda has been in the dental field since 2005.

Judy Rogers

Insurance Coordinator
Judy assists with treatment plans and payment options. Additionally, she works with dental insurance providers to maximize benefits and make your dental care affordable. She and her husband, Ernest, are active in the Banks County community. Judy spends her free time shopping and enjoys spending time with her six grandchildren, watching them play sports. She has been in the dental field since 1993.