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Welcome to Southern Pearl Dentistry 

Your Dentist in Hampton, GA

Southern Pearl Dentistry dentists welcome you to our website! At Southern Pearl Dentistry our philosophy is to provide treatment to the whole person - with a special focus on how your teeth and gums relate to your total body health. If you're looking for personal, quality care from Southern Pearl Dentistry, you've come to the right place. We want you to be confident that your smile achieves your goals for comfort, function and appearance. We're here to make that happen.

We also understand that choosing a dentist is an important decision. After all, your smile is your greatest asset and says a lot about your overall health. From the moment you walk in the door, you'll be welcomed by a caring staff in a relaxed, stress-free environment where the whole family can feel at ease. The Southern Pearl Dentistry worked hard to build an exceptional team of dedicated, caring dental professionals committed to your good health and great smile. 

Southern Pearl Dentistry offers a full range of general & cosmetic dental treatments at our office to help you achieve your perfect smile, such as teeth whitening, crowns, preventive care, braces, root canals or removable prosthesis. We utilize the latest in dental technology and techniques in order to offer you the best preventive care and treatment available in Hampton. Southern Pearl Dentistry wants you and your family to enjoy a lifetime of healthy, beautiful smiles. 

To learn more about our comprehensive service offering, talented Hampton dentists and office procedures, take a few moments to look over the informative pages on our website. We are a short drive south of Downtown Atlanta. For additional information, you can always contact our office by calling or stopping in.

Relax with confidence at Southern Pearl Dentistry. Our coordinators listen to your concerns and work directly with you to satisfy your dental needs. Our administrative team will also help you with your dental insurance and financing your recommended treatment. We're your neighbors and we're here to help you maximize the health of your smile.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Excellent service and phenomenal “Bedside Manners.” Got me through the nerves of having my first tooth pulled, ever! Also Dr. Gillespie is very knowledgeable, professional and proficient as well as her staff. Looking forward to a great smile again, thanks to Southern Pearl."
    B. N'namdi
  • "My three son's had appointments. They do not talk much you know boys. They all came back stating they have never been treated so so good at a dentist office. They had a great time at the dentist.... I have never heard of such a thing! I am very pleased."
    T. Whittingham
  • "I loved the whole experience!!! All the staff was very professional... Dr. Johnson has a great bedside manner and like to educate her patients... I would definitely recommend her... Love all her staff as well... Glad I made the switch..."
    J. Foreman
  • "Visiting Southern Pearl Dentistry gives my family and me more reasons to smile."
    The Johnson Family
  • "Dr. Gillespie provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most."
    Jennifer R.

Meet Our Staff

Southern Pearl Smiles

  • Dr.
    LaTonya Gillespie-Johnson

    Dr. LaTonya Gillespie's practice philosophy is based on extreme excellence and service. When she isn't working, with her patients she enjoys friendly sports, exercise, and family time.

  • Murvin Johnson
    Business Manager

    Managing the accounts of Southern Pearl Dentistry so we are fueling the community with great oral hygiene knowledge. Southern Pearl Dentistry is family oriented. Come see check us out....bring your family. 

  • Mike A.

    Mike has been a hygienist for over 20 years. Loves teaching and educating patients about oral hygiene. Preventative Cleanings and periodontal disease are his specialty. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and exploring the wilderness.

  • Ari D.
    Treatment Coordinator

    To see you smile, makes me smile and lets me know that I have done my job. It's just the Southern Pearl Way.

  • Zaynah H.
    Patient Coordinator

    Zaynah is very caring and compassionate for our patients at Southern Pearl Dentistry. We take pride in making sure our patients receive quality service and a pleasant experience. We educate our patients on what they can and should expect. We listen to our patients. We want each and every patient to feel apart of our dental family. 

  • Justin W.
    Senior Dental Assistant

    Justin has been a friendly face and warm spirit for our patients here at Southern Pearl Dentistry. He loves working with people, and getting to know new patients is his favorite part of his position. In his free time, he enjoys sports and being around people having fun. 

  • Daphne B.
    Hygiene Coordinator

    Daphne found Southern Pearl Dentistry as a patient. She enjoys meeting new patients, and spends her time raving about the importance of healthy teeth.  She got into the dental field because she likes to create healthy smiles. In her spare time she loves exploring and traveling the world. 

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Hours of Operation

CLOSED NOVEMBER 11, 13, 24 - 27

Primary Location


9:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm

Appointment Only


9:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-1:00 pm

Appointment only


9:00 am-1:00 pm