Meet Our Staff

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our treatment team is a registered assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Linda Hanson, RDH-Dental Hygienist

Linda graduated with an honors degree from DeKalb Community College School of Dental Hygiene in 1983. She has practiced at this office for 30 years, previously under Drs. Reed and Hooker and currently under Dr. Greissinger. She enjoys helping patients achieve optimal oral health and practices the highest quality of dental care available today. Linda lives in Decatur with her daughter Bridget. They share their home with two dogs, three cats and two parrots.

Tarchia Peterson-Front Office

Born and raised in Atlanta, Tarchia joined Ansley Midtown Dental in 2009 after 15 years at Atlanta Medical Center, where she worked as an Administrative Assistant for the Outpatient Surgery Department. An alumnus of Henry Grady High school, Tarchia graduated in 1989 from Draughons Medical College with a certification in Phlebotomy.
Tarchia shares her home with her two children. They enjoy family outings together and hiking around Georgia. She and her family are avid fans of the Georgia Force Arena Football Team. 

Susan Shockey, Office Manager

Susan Shockey joined Ansley Midtown Dental as Office Manager in March of 2014. Susan brings over twenty years of Healthcare administration and management experience to Ansley Midtown Dental. Her previous tenure includes management of a Chiropractic practice for thirteen years, followed by seven years as an assistant Manager, and then Office Manager of an Internal Medicine practice. In addition to working with an exceptional staff at Ansley Midtown Dental, Susan particularly appreciates the Office culture, which encourages a team approach to the highest standard of individualized care for each of our patients.

Susan grew up in the Midwest and the South, and attended the University of Kentucky. She has lived in the metro Atlanta area for over thirty years. She and her partner have grown children, and grandchildren they love spending time with. Susan also enjoys all types of yard work, cooking, photography, and writing.