Serving Madison County & Beyond
Michael W. King, DDS has worked for nearly 30 years to build an exceptional team, so it’s no wonder that residents of Jackson, TN, Madison County, and beyond have trusted us with their dental journeys. All of our professionals at Michael W. King, DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay ahead of the latest dentistry trends.
When you are in need of a family dentist, it’s important that you feel completely heard and at-ease. Our team is committed to practicing compassionate, patient-focused care that you and your family will feel good about.
Dr. Michael W. King, DDS, MAGD
Dr. Michael King along with his wife, Michelle, a dental hygienist and office administrator, bring over 25 years of experience in providing comprehensive, preventative, restorative, and surgical dental therapy to the Jackson community. They have two children, Madison and Blake.
A native of Obion County, Dr. King completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee at Martin (B.S. Biology) in 1988. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1993 graduating with high honors. After completing a General Practice Residency at the University of Tennessee Memorial Hospital in Knoxville, he moved to Jackson in 1994 to continue his lifelong commitment to the practice of dentistry.
In keeping with his passion for lifelong learning and honoring his commitment to providing excellent care to his patients, Dr. King has accumulated over 1,800 hours of continuing education. It has earned him an award of Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) in 2001 and a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD) in 2007. This recognition has been obtained by less than 2% of general dentists! His service to dentistry and community has also resulted in his selection to membership in two invitation-only organizations: Fellowship in the American College of Dentists (FACD) and Fellowship in the International College of Dentists (FICD).
Community missions have always been a part of his practice. They include past and present non-profit associations with Smiles and Blessings, Remote Area Medical, Helping Hands of West TN, A Mother’s Love, and Donated Dental Services.
Stephanie Coleman, RDH
Stephanie completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at the University of Tennessee at Memphis in 1989. She began working with Dr. King in 2001. When not helping to create beautiful smiles, Stephanie enjoys beach trips, reading, and spending time with her family.
Michelle King, RDH
Dental Hygienist, Office Administration
Michelle completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at the University of Tennessee at Memphis in 1992. While attending the University of Tennessee at Memphis, she met Dr. King. They married in 1993, following his graduation from dental school. Michelle has worked with Dr. King since he began his practice in 1994. She wears many hats around the office and does a wonderful job making sure the office runs smoothly. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, and traveling.
Kathleen Taylor, RDH
Kathleen completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at the University of Tennessee at Memphis in 1990. A dental hygienist for over 30 years, Kathleen joined our team in 2020. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family and thanking God for all the blessings in her life! Her favorite travel destinations include the mountains and the beach.
Kristen Moore, RDA
After graduating from her Dental Assisting Program, Kristen joined our team in 2019. She has become a valuable asset in helping Dr. King create ‘Smiles for a Lifetime”. Her quiet demeanor provides a relaxing atmosphere for our sometimes anxious patients. In her free time, Kristen enjoys going hiking with her daughter.
Lynette Tallent, RDA
Office Administration, Dental Assistant
Lynette received her Dental Assisting Certification in 2006. After moving to Tennessee, she became a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in 2012. Lynette has been a part of our team since 2010. In addition to assisting with dental procedures, Lynette is one of the smiling faces you may meet at our front desk. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Josh, and their two boys, Jones and Landon. As a family, they enjoy traveling and playing games.
Misty is one of the first to greet our patients and assist with their questions or concerns when they arrive at our office. In addition, she has received her Dental Assisting Certification. Misty brought her talents to our team in 2017. In her free time, Misty enjoys running and staying active, and watching her three daughters play softball.
Elissa Hebert, RDA
Office Administration, Dental Assistant
Elissa joined our team in 2021 after receiving her Dental Assisting Certificate. She is the first to greet you with a smile when you walk into our office. In her free time, she enjoys indoor gardening and spending time and having movie nights with her family.
Ashley Heflin, RDA
Ashley is the newest addition to our office ,she joined in June of 2022. She assists Dr King chairside and she makes all of our patients feel calm and at ease. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Drew and their dog Lola, along with going camping, working out and watching Seinfeld.
Jessica Sandlin, RDH
Jessica completed her Associates of Applied Science at Pensacola State College in 2011 while living on the Gulf Coast of Alabama. She joined Dr King’s team in 2022 after moving back to her hometown of Tennessee. She enjoys spending her free time traveling and being outdoors with her husband Dan and her daughter Charleigh.