Dr. Eric Jackson, D.D.S.
Dr. Eric Jackson was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He matriculated to Prairie View A & M University in Texas, where he received a Bachelor's degree of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. While working to obtain a Master's of Science degree in Chemistry from Prairie View A & M, he was accepted into the Dental school at The University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles California. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from USC and moved back to Houston to practice.
He served in the United States Army Reserves, where he was assigned to the 4005th U.S. Army Reserve Hospital. During which time, he was called to active duty to serve during Operation Desert Storm. He received the Army Commendation Medal of Honor for his service during the conflict.
After practicing as a General Dentist for over a decade in Houston for both Private and Group Practices, he relocated to Atlanta, Georgia where he is extremely excited to be in Private Practice in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
He has a passion for educating his patients so that they are able to make sound decisions in their dental treatment. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry. However, he especially enjoys Cosmetic Dentistry. He enjoys being a member of the American Dental Association, North Georgia Dental Society, Academy of Sports Dentistry, The American Academy of Implants Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Prairie View A & M National Alumni Association, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
During his down time, he enjoys reading, running, and golfing. He also enjoys all sports and can often be found enjoying a game of any kind when not chair side.
Torri joined The Burlin Dental Group in 2013. She is a native of Alabama and the oldest of five children. She has been in the dental field for over 8 years. Torri has always been passionate about dentistry since her teenage years. After graduating high school in 2000, she attended Auburn University of Montgomery and Troy University.
After the birth of her son in 2005, Torri and her son moved to Georgia. She enrolled at the Georgia Medical Institute to pursue a career as a dental assistant. Torri graduated with honors in 2006. She begin her career immediately after graduation. The clinical experience Torri received as a dental assistant, allowed her to excel to an administrative position. That's where she found her passion. She dubbed herself "the patient's advocate" because she truly enjoyed helping patients understand their treatment so they could fulfill their wish- a beautiful smile.
Torri finds her job at The Burlin Dental Group very rewarding. She enjoys getting to know all the patients and is always ready to lend a hand. The most gratifying aspect of her job is being able to help patients feel good about themselves through their smiles. Torri's goal for the patients is not only do they fulfill their dental needs but also their dental wants.
Torri likes to read, skate, and spend time with her son, Khamani. She loves trying and cooking new foods and spending time with her family and friends.
Shuntia affectionately known as Tia has been in the dental field for over 7 years. She started at The Burlin Dental Group in 2014. She's the first face you see and sometimes the initial voice you hear over the phone. She is very friendly, caring and she always puts our patients first. One of her main responsibilities is to communicate to our patients about appointments, insurance coverage, and dental treatment. She finds her job very rewarding. She makes it an effort for everyone that enters our office to feel at home. She makes sure our patients have a pleasant dental experience. She is a team player and very attentive to our patients' needs. Tia enjoys working with Dr. Jackson because of his compassion and honesty he has for his patients as well as his staff.
Tia is from Atlanta, Ga. When she is not checking in or verifying dental insurance, she enjoys spending time with her beautiful infant daughter, Kassidy. Tia likes to travel and shop in her spare time. She enjoys reading a good book and spending quality time with her family and friends.