Meet our Team:


“I’d like to take this opportunity to brag about my staff.  They are all amazing and share the common bond of being born and raised in Walton County . I’m very lucky and honored to work alongside this team.”   

Dr. Larry J. Miller







Heather holds an Associate in Applied Science Degree from Gainesville College and a Dental Hygiene Degree from Lanier Tech and has worked in this dental practice since 1996. As a hygienist, she is passionate about good dental and physical health. She is eager to stay informed about this ever changing dental field by taking multiple continuing educational courses throughout the year.

As for physical health, she sets an example for the entire dental team by participating in regular fitness programs. She maintains her certification with the American Heart Association in CPR, AED and First Aid.

Heather manages our office’s NO CAVITY CLUB and is able to persuade our young dental patients into practicing better hygiene in order to join this club. She is excited and enthusiastic about helping young children develop proper habits and visits local schools periodically to endorse good dental care. She also takes pride in educating adults, and is known for her gentle, skilled touch.

When not working with Walton Dental Care, she enjoys spending time with her husband Jimi and their two sons who participate in many athletic activities.



Aubrey Hedrick


Jill is a full-time hygienist that graduated from Athens Tech in 2001. She keeps current with all the many changes in her field by completing continuing education classes including those sponsored yearly by the Hinman Dental Society and she has certification with the American Heart Association in CPR and AED training.

She participates in local schools during National Children’s Dental Health Month by presenting educational programs. She is passionate about healthy smiles and feels that it is important to teach the children about proper dental care at an early age. Jill states “I was born and raised here in Monroe, GA and graduated from Monroe Area High School.

I truly enjoy my job and I’m thankful to work here in my hometown!” She is married and has three young boys that are active in sports. When not working, or being a chauffeur for her children, she and her husband are involved in the Children’s Ministry at Harmony Baptist Church.



Aubrey Hedrick


Kristy has been a dental assistant since 2000 when she first came to work with Dr. Grubbs. Having been trained in this dental office, she was given a very personal education that involved all the aspects of clinical as well as the front desk procedures. She keeps up to date with her profession by attending classes offered throughout the year. She has her certifications in Dental Radiology and with the American Heart Association, CPR and AED training. Kristy helps with managing the back office and if needed, can also work in the front office.

She is creative and organized and many of her useful ideas of efficiency were incorporated into the new construction of this dental office. One of Kristy’s most appreciated assets is the way she communicates with patients in helping them understand their dental care.

Kristy and her husband, Joey and son, Taylor still live in Union Chapel, where she grew up. When not working, she enjoys camping and going to the movies.



Aubrey Hedrick


Tonya is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant that attended a certification program at Lanier Tech. She has worked in dentistry since 1997 and holds certifications in Expanded Chairside Dentistry and with the American Heart Association CPR and AED program. She stays updated in dental products and new techniques though various instructors and also keeps up to date with by participating in classes offered through the Hinman Dental Society. She is cross-trained to help out in other areas of the office.

Tonya’s primary position is providing chairside assistance with both doctors. Tonya is affectionately referred to as “SUNSHINE” by her co-workers because she always has a bright smile and often is heard whistling like a little bird as she completes her tasks.

When not assisting, Tonya keeps busy with her family, which includes husband Chad, and their two beautiful children, Wade and Whitney.




Aubrey Hedrick


Sarah is Walton Dental Care’s front desk coordinator and has worked in this particular dental office for over 33 years. She started with Doctor Kenneth Grubbs, the original practitioner, back in 1978 and has observed many changes in our dental family. Sarah is in charge of holding down the fort and is probably the one who answers your phone calls. She is able to answer the phone, manage both Dr. Miller and Dr. Hedrick’s schedule, handle insurance issues, and talk to patients at the front desk all at the same time!

She stays informed with the updates in the office computer programs and attends yearly meetings with the Hinman Dental Society. She also is certified in CPR and AED use.

When not working in the office, she enjoys Georgia Football, sports, and spending quality family time with her children and grandchildren. She states: “What I enjoy the most about my position with Walton Dental Care, is greeting the patients and helping them out with their dental needs and concerns.”




Tawna manages all aspects of the business office.  She was brought into the 'dental family' by Dr. Miller and his wife, Barbara, 30 years ago.  She is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers and Dental Office Managers Association of Atlanta. Tawna holds certificates in various aspects of dental management, has experience in dental assisting and is certified in CPR and AED use.

Outside the office, Tawna enjoys church, reading, her friends and traveling with her family. 

Tawna loves her job and feels blessed that she is part of the best 'dental family' in Walton County.



Dr. Larry J. Miller and his staff are committed to providing the best family dental care possible for all of Monroe, Good Hope, Social Circle and other Walton County areas. Specializing in sedation dentistry, oral sedation, dental care and cosmetic dentistry. Call Us Today for all your dental care.