Our friendly team is excited to meet your family! We love helping children achieve beautiful smiles and will work with you to help them learn the good oral habits that lead to healthy mouths and smiles. Give Barto Pediatric Dentistry a call at 423-877-2443 to make an appointment with our pediatric dentist in Hixson, Tennessee, and learn more!


Administrative Assistant

Hailey, our dedicated administrative assistant, enrolled at the University of Memphis from 2019 to 2021 and came to our practice in April 2022. Specializing in assisting parents with scheduling, finances and insurance matters, Hailey excels at creating a safe and comfortable environment for children visiting our office. Her warm personality and dedication enhances our practice, ensuring a positive experience for both parents and children alike. Her hard work and genuine joy in making children smile mirrors her love for being part of a team with fantastic coworkers.

Originally from Memphis, Hailey relocated to Chattanooga in October 2021. She is proud cat owner to her cat, Mac, and fills her free time with reading, working out and exploring the outdoors through activities like kayaking, biking and hiking.


Dental Hygienist

Savannah, our diligent and accomplished dental hygienist, graduated from Chattanooga State Community College and joined our practice in February 2022. Graduating magna cum laude, she brings a wealth of knowledge to our close-knit team. Passionate about providing exceptional care, she values the family-like environment within our practice and plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of our office. Her enthusiasm and dedication contribute significantly to our practice’s success, reflected in the outstanding care each patient receives.

Beyond her professional dedication, Savannah cherishes time with her family, including two siblings, a sweet nephew and her beloved cat, Dior. Her hobbies include staying active through workouts, crocheting and creating lasting memories with friends.


Dental Hygienist

Skylar, a diligent dental hygienist, proudly earned her degree from Chattanooga State Community College, graduating cum laude in May 2022. Joining our team the same year, Skylar thrives in our positive and welcoming atmosphere. Enthusiastic about launching her career, she embraces the caring ethos of our team and is ready to contribute wherever needed to ensure our patients receive exceptional care. Her commitment to maintaining a harmonious office and dedication to patient well-being truly exemplify Skylar’s invaluable presence at our practice.

Skylar, alongside her husband Grant and their two dogs, Kyle and Hank, cherishes outdoor activities, from hiking and barbecuing to invigorating workouts.


Registered Dental Assistant & OSHA Coordinator

Amanda, our amazing RDA and OSHA coordinator since February 2002, proudly holds a degree from Chattanooga State Community College. Her passion for patient care, coupled with her unwavering teamwork and strong work ethic, make her an invaluable asset to our practice. Her commitment to both her professional and personal roles exemplifies the values that drive our practice’s success.

Married for over two decades, Amanda is a loving mother of two children and a dog. Beyond the office, she actively engages in tri-masters swimming, fulfilling her duties as a certified USA swimming official. She also finds fulfillment as a substitute teacher, contributing her skills to education.


Dental & Orthodontic Assistant

Cindy, an invaluable member since joining our team in June 1984, proudly graduated from Hixson High School in 1981. A dependable team player, she thrives on patient interactions, ensuring the seamless operation of our office. Her enduring commitment and personable nature make Cindy an integral part of our close-knit team, enhancing the overall experience for our patients.

Happily married to her high school sweetheart, she cherishes moments with her church family and grandchildren. Cindy finds joy in embarking on cruises with her husband and friends, fostering lasting memories. Beyond her contributions at work, she dedicates herself to teaching a teen Sunday School class.


Registered Dental Assistant

Lisa, a graduate of Chattanooga State Community College in 1989, became an integral part of our team in June 1994. Her infectious enthusiasm and team spirit create a positive atmosphere daily. Lisa takes pleasure in connecting with our patients, ensuring their dental visits are not just routine but successful and comfortable. Her enduring commitment and uplifting presence contribute significantly to our practice, fostering a welcoming environment where patient care is paramount.

Married for over 33 years, Lisa values family time, cherishing moments with both her immediate and church families, and reading.


Registered Dental Assistant

Shelbie, a dedicated dental assistant, became a valued member of our practice in 2022, following her graduation from Miller-Motte College. With a passion for ensuring top-notch patient care, she is known for her willingness to go above and beyond to support our team. Raised in a bustling household with six siblings, she developed a love for teamwork early on, further fueled by her years playing softball from age 3 to 17.

In her downtime, Shelbie cheers for the Atlanta Braves and University of Tennessee Football, and enjoys spending time with her spirited 2-year-old puppy, Dolly.


Registered Dental Assistant

Breena is a talented Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) who joined our practice in March 2023. With her strong educational background from Chattanooga State and her experience as the vice president of her program, Breena brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. Passionate about providing exceptional care to our patients, Breena is a hardworking and dedicated team player. Outside of work, she loves to coach volleyball and enjoys playing sports, hanging out with friends, and crafting. Breena’s favorite part about being a part of our practice is the close-knit family environment. Her commitment to excellence and willingness to go above and beyond contribute to the success of our practice, ensuring that each patient receives the best possible care.