Get to know Dr. Akilah Artis

Dr. Akilah Artis

Dr. Akilah Artis is a native of the Mississippi delta in the affectionate town of Mound Bayou, Mississippi. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Jackson State University, home of the greatest marching band in the south. Dr. Artis earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College and later completed resident training in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, National Dental Association and Georgia Dental Society.

Dr. Artis is committed to delivering exceptional dental care to her patients, while providing a comfortable and pleasant environment. She takes pride in providing gentle and nourishing care to patients of all ages. Dr. Artis works closely with her patients and their families to emphasize regular attention to dental health and avidly promotes healthy teeth and gums.

Dr. Artis has committed herself to service in the community by performing oral screenings and distributing oral hygiene supplies during back-to-school events, as well as traveling to schools in the metro area to provide proper techniques for flossing teeth and even how to make homemade toothpaste.

Outside of her professional activities, Dr. Artis enjoys spending time with her husband and raising their two children. They all enjoy attending church, supporting their youth sports teams, traveling, and watching movies together.