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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

James Maina, DMD

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Maina, DMD is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care.

"Do the right thing; do it the right way; do it all the time."

My Mission

"My goal is to provide the best dental care possible in a kind and caring environment, while respecting the rights of all patients, in an economical manner, and at times and locations convenient to the patient."

Education

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) - 1999 - Chennai, India
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) - 2013 - Augusta, GA
  • General Practice Residency - 2014 - Augusta, GA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Maina attended Kennesaw State University where he studied Biology. He earned his DMD for Georgia Regents University, previously MCG, in 2013 finishing at the top of his class. Following graduation, Dr. Maina completed a one year internship in Advanced General Dentistry at Georgia Regents University. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Maina enjoys being involved with the Outreach Christian Ministry at his local church. He also enjoys sports, especially soccer. He is married to Jalayna and has two children, Sharon and Zuri.

Sharitha Herring, DDS

“A smile is the beginning of a wonderful day.”

My Mission

“My mission is for my patient to always expect to be my number one priority within a comfortable and friendly environment. I will tailor a treatment plan specific to your needs and wants, and together, we will work to attain a beautiful and healthy smile. I am dedicated to exceeding all of your expectations and more.”

Education

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville – Edwardsville, IL

Creighton University School of Dentistry – Omaha, NE

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Herring is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association and North Georgia Dental Society. She is committed to continuing education in order to remain knowledgeable with state-of-the-art technology, procedures and materials in dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Herring is originally from Chicago, IL, and recently moved to Georgia with her husband and their Yorkie, Khloe. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends and exploring new restaurants.