MEET OUR TEAM
Jessica S. Sharp, DMD
A Massachusetts native, Jessica S. Sharp, DMD graduated with a B.S. in Biology from Providence College, Providence, RI in 2002. She then received a prestigious Army Health Professions Scholarship to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, as well as the Excellence in Endodontics award, in 2006.
After graduation, Dr. Sharp was chosen to attend a one-year Army residency program at Fort Jackson, SC, where she earned her Advanced Education in General Dentistry certification. Following AEGD she assumed her permanent post at Fort Riley, KS, where she served as the Officer in Charge of PPC Dental Clinic.
A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Dr. Sharp volunteered for deployment to Golby Dental Clinic, Victory Base Complex, Baghdad, Iraq, where she served as the Officer in Charge as well as Triage Officer. While in Iraq Dr. Sharp was responsible for the dental care of over 20,000 Soldiers.
Upon completion of her military commitment, Dr. Sharp worked in private practice. Since moving back to the East coast, she treasures time spent with her husband, Dr. Rory Sharp, and her two precious children. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, sports and outdoor activities, gardening, cooking, and travel.
Philip L. Hooton, DMD
Dr. Philip Hooton founded Camden Dental Care in with his wife (and dental hygienist) Donna Hooton in 1994. A 1978 graduate of the University of Georgia, he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1981. He served in the United States Navy from 1981-1986 and served in the USN Reserves from 1986 to 2001.
Since selling his practice in September 2018, Dr. Hooton remains active working as an associate in the practice...we love having him in the office! He now has a bit more time to enjoy boating, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Susan P. Prater, DMD
Dr. Prater is a 2005 graduate of the University of Georgia. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in 2009. When she isn't working she is busy with her two adorable sons and husband, David.
OUR BUSINESS STAFF
Patient Care Coordinator
OUR DENTAL HYGIENISTS
Julie Heying, RDH
Associates Degree in Health Sciences/Dental Hygiene
Valdosta State University
Shelly Cook, RDH
Associate's Degree in Science, Tarrant CC
Kim Lett, RDH
Associate's Degree in Science
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Chris Hess, RDH
Bachelor's Degree in Science
Medical College of Georgia
OUR DENTAL ASSISTANTS
Bobby (BJ) Justice, DA
Retired Navy, Lab Technician & Manager
Medical College of Georgia
Scott Hooton, DA
Bachelor's of Arts Degree
Armstrong Atlantic State University 2013