The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Tim Grantham, D.M.D.

Dr. Grantham was born and raised in Atlanta. After finishing college at Georgia State University, he enrolled in dental school at The Medical College of Georgia. After graduating in 1987 he practiced in Atlanta for a short time then moved to Valdosta in 1989. Dr. Grantham has been serving the dental needs of our community ever since. He and his wife Susan have two daughters, Taylor and Maggie.

Jason Holloway, D.M.D.

Dr. Holloway was born in Eastman, Georgia. He graduated from Dodge County High School in 1991 and earned a degree in Biology from Kennesaw State University in 1996. He received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from The Medical College of Georgia in 2000. Since then Dr. Holloway has maintained a full-time practice and become ingrained in the Valdosta community. He has been married to Shelley Holloway for four years. He and his wife Shelley have three children, Isabella, William and Charlotte. Dr. Holloway and his family are members of First Baptist Church of Valdosta.

Joel Stites, D.D.S.

Joel Stites was born and raised on a farm in Wauseau, Ohio. He graduated from The University of Toledo with a BA double major in Biology/Chemistry. He then attended Ohio State University, where he received his doctorate in Dental Surgery. Dr. Stites was awarded a scholarship from the United States Air Force. He spent one year as chief resident at Wright Patterson Air Force Base and then practiced at Moody Air Force Base as a captain for 2 1/2 years. After finishing his appointment with the military in 2003, Dr. Stites transitioned to Valdosta Dental Associates. He is married to Kristina Stites. Dr. Stites is an active member at First United Methodist Church and is the boys' basketball coach for Southland Christian School.

Jason Lairsey, D.M.D.

Dr. Lairsey was born and raised in Moultrie, Georgia, and graduated from Colquitt County High School in 1995. He next attended The University of Georgia and earned a degree in Biology. Dr. Lairsey completed his dental education at The Medical College of Georgia and received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2004. Jason married the former Leslie McDaniel in 2002. They have two sons, Bennett and Brooks. Dr. Lairsey enjoys hunting and anything related to The University of Georgia, especially football.

Matthew Carter, D.D.S.

Dr. Carter was born and raised in Adel, Georgia. He graduated with honors from Cook High School in 1999. He then obtained his BS in Biology in 2003 from Valdosta State University. He graduated from The Medical College of Georgia with his Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 2007, at which time he received an honor from the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and an honor from the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Upon graduation, he decided to continue his education in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at MCG to obtain additional clinical experience in areas such as dental implants and LV. conscious sedation. Dr. Carter currently resides in Colquitt County with his wife Cathy. He enjoys hunting, fishing, watching college (especially UGA) football, and spending time with his family.