Our Staff

The Staff at Dental Center of St. Simons

The friendly and knowledgeable staff at the Dental Center of St. Simons is dedicated to the comfort of our patients with emphasis on quality care. We provide gentle, family oriented care to adults and children. Our staff uses every available tool to assure that you have a relaxed and pleasant experience during your dental appointment. Patient comfort is always our number one priority.

Dental Center of St. Simons Staff

Gina Knight

Front Desk

Gina started her career in dentistry in 1985, she worked in the clinical setting as an assistant for several years, and she wanted to be crossed trained and began learning the front office as well as management.  She attended Armstrong State College in Savannah Georgia and Midlands Technical College in Columbia SC. Gina has also over the years been in the hospitality field and has strong public relation skills.

She is a local of Jekyll Island and now resides in Brunswick. She takes full advantage of our beautiful area by kayaking, fishing, cooking, and spending time with her family, friends, and our two adopted pets.

Amanda Wheeler


Amanda has been in dentistry since 2012 after completing the CDA program. She is experienced in general dentistry, implant dentistry, and also has a background in orthodontics.

She was raised in Callahan, Florida, where her family is still located. Amanda enjoys traveling, music, naps with her two dogs, Bendix and Violet, and binge watching seasons of American Horror Story.

Shelley Paul


Shelley Paul is a fairly new resident to St. Simons Island, she recently became part of the Dental Center of St. Simons team. She has earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art History and Business Administration from Mansfield University.

Shelley has been in the dental field for 20 years with a strong background in oral surgery, sedation and implant dentistry. She enjoys being an assistant; meeting new people and helping them achieve their dental health goals.

Shelley feels blessed to be a part of this practice and community. She has two sons, James and Chase and a daughter Sierra.