Dr. Hampton cares for Georgia smiles at Artistic Smiles of Dublin!
We provide dentistry of the future for our patients, today. So when our patients flash a gorgeous and contagious smile, their friends ask, “Who’s your dentist?”
At our practice, state-of-the-art technology meets down-home comfort. We deliver superb family dentistry in the relaxed environment; our approach is unique, but it’s something our patients in Middle Georgia have come to expect. We’ll treat you, the whole person-not just the dental patient, like extended family!
Meet Our Team
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Derrick - DMD
Doctor Hampton received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Valdosta State University and was accepted in dental school at the Medical College of Georgia in 1986. After graduating in 1990 and working a brief stint in Dalton, Georgia, he moved to Dublin, Georgia with his wife Roxanne and their daughter Jordan. Having practiced in Dublin for over twenty-five years, Dr. Hampton has one the most successful dental practices in the Middle Georgia are and continues to excel in the art of cosmetic dentistry. Doctor Hampton has established his practice to be on the cutting edge of new technology and techniques. He avidly studies the field of dentistry, continually increasing his expertise in various facets of the profession. Each year he travels to continue his training in cosmetic, full mouth rehabilitation, and high-tech dentistry. Smile makeovers are a popular treatment in Dr. Hampton's office because patients love how he can transform word, dull, and broken-down teeth into beautiful smiles. His philosophy is that everyone deserves a beautiful and healthy smile. He likes nothing better than to see the patient's image and confidence enhanced as a result of achieving the smile of their dreams.
Roxanne - Human Resource Manager
Roxanne is a native of Georgia. In Pelham, she met and married Dr. Hampton. They had their only child, Jordan, in Dalton, Georgia shortly after Dr. Hampton graduated from dental school. After moving to Dublin in 1991 she helped Dr. Hampton establish his practice. Roxanne loves working in the office. She is the human resources manager, and she particularly likes forming relationships with our patients. Roxanne is proud of our commitment to excellence in dentistry. "I am still amazed when I see the transformation that patients undergo after they have had a Smile Makeover. People just shine with self-confidence when they know their smile will dazzle. Derrick (Dr. Hampton) cares about his patients and goes that extra miles to give them the best care. I cannot say enough about our staff and how they make our patients feel at home while in our office. From laughing and chatting in the waiting are with patients to helping to alleviate any fear that you may experience. You will leave our office smiling."
After several years in the insurance world, Sonya chose to seek a new career. In 23001 she joined Dr. Hampton's team as an Administrative Assistant. While guiding patients through their detailed treatment plans, she utilized her skills to the fullest. A clear comprehension of diagnosed treatment for each patient is of utmost importance to Sonya. In January of 2012 a Certificate of Compliance was awarded as she completed a 6 hour course of radiology safety. This enables Sonya to assist the hygiene department and Dr. Hampton with radiographs when needed. She also has CPR certification. The effect of hearing a "smiling voice" when you call our office, has been proven to stand out among professional practices and is exactly what you hear from Sonya. She enjoys being a part of a "dental family" that honestly loves caring for each and every patient's needs. Sonya's husband Shawn of 24 years and their son Seaton are an important part of her life, just ask her. Enjoying their active 8 year old playing baseball and wrestling fills most of her free time. There just happens to be two spoiled fur-babies in her family, Kane and RJ. One could say that Sonya definitely enjoys spending time with her family and close friends
In August 2007, Alisha joined the dental team of Dr. Derrick Hampton. Although she was not familiar with the dental world, she rapidly learned to assist with all procedures as she was well trained on the job. In November of 2008, Alisha attended a 2 day expanded duties course in Statesboro, GA. She was awarded a certification of compliance by the GDA as an expanded duties dental assistant. Alisha also received a certificate of completion for a 6 hour radiology safety course and is CPR certified. There is an obvious dedication shown to her patients as she enjoys making them smile during their visit. Offering words of comfort creates a pleasant experience for each one. Two of Alisha's greatest joys in life are her two children, Logan 14 and Alissa 12. While she enjoys all of their extracurricular at school, she does manage to slip in a little hunting and fishing in her spare time. Logan and Alissa share the love of these hobbies with their mom. As you can see, time spent with family means everything to Alisha and she makes certain there is plenty of that.
Artistic Smiles of Dublin welcomed a fresh face in September 2014, Chelsea Duggins. The RDH graduated from Southeastern Technical College with an Associate degree in Dental Hygiene. Chelsea's passion for dentistry extends vividly to each patient that she treats. You can feel her excitement and love for every aspect of the dental field as she greets her patients prior to their appointments. One can truly say that providing healthy smiles throughout the day is a reward within itself for this hygienist. There seems to be a special bond created as she enjoys listening to and getting to know her patients during their visits. Continuing her education each year provides the greatest of opportunities to learn new information pertaining to dental hygiene. Chelsea maintains her CPR certification and is AED certified. Chelsea's family attends Baker Baptist Church where they are actively involved members. While life with her 4 year old son Cash keeps her extremely busy and on the go, there always seems to be enough time to schedule activities in the wonderful outdoors. This family enjoys boating and camping during most of their summer weekends. Adventures that involve enjoying the beauty of nature are right up this hygienist's ally.
When you speak of a "true love of dentistry", Teresa would definitely fit the mold! Her career began at an early age of 18 in 1976, and it continues today! From Dental Assistant to Office Administrator, she has participated in many roles throughout her years in the dental field. Familiarity with the clinical side of dentistry has definitely provided the knowledge and experience necessary in the day to day operation of busy and quite successful dental practice. Married for 30 years, Donnie and Teresa have one daughter, Hannah. With a child in college, time is slightly limited for adventures and vacations, however, when the opportunity arises, a trip to the beach is most definitely the destination of choice! Grace Baptist Church of Dublin is an important part of Teresa's life. Since becoming a Chartered member, Teresa has served on the Leadership Team, taught Vacation Bible School, and currently serves as Children's Church lead teacher, and Bible Study teacher.
In October 2013, Artistic Smiles of Dublin welcomed a new hygienist when Holly Smith, became a part of this dental team. As she is a native of Dublin, GA, Holly received her Associate Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene from Macon State College in the year 1988. Definitely classified as an encourager, Holly desires for all of her patients to maintain good oral health. The goal of this hygienist is to create a relaxing visit as each patient receives the very best of care. One thing for certain, the opportunity to continuously learn through continuing education has always been of great importance. At Artistic Smiles, Dr. Hampton provides the latest technology for his patients. With this advantage, Holly is able to give excellent care. She is CPR and AED certified. Holly has been married to Kevin for 28 years. Together they have two amazing children, Amelia and Sanders. Without a doubt, this hygienist is quite busy when she is not working in the dental office. At Fairview Fitness Center she teaches a Group Fitness/Yoga class. She also works out at Crossfit DGA and has competed in Master's Crossfit Competitions. Gardening seems to be a favorite hobby for Holly, although she definitely enjoys spending most of her time with her sweet family.
2400 Bellevue Rd #24
Dublin, GA 31021