Meet Our Staff

All professionals at Smart Dental & Hygiene Express maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Jerry Mayes,
    Dentist, Owner

    Dr. Jerry Mayes is a 1976 graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Dentistry and has practiced dentistry in London, Kentucky for 30+ years. He is a community leader, having been past president of the London Chamber of Commerce, a charter member of Leadership Kentucky, and president of the Southeast Kentucky Dental Society as well as a delegate to the Kentucky Dental Association. Dr. Mayes emphasizes health oriented, quality dentistry and employs a total treatment approach. Dr. Mayes has been involved at the executive level in numerous dental related businesses. He is a recognized expert in the training of dental auxiliaries and staff. Dr. Mayes has been involved with practice management for the past 20+ years, helping dentists in all areas, urban and rural, with their cosmetic and implant dentistry skills. Scores of dentists have visited Dr. Mayes and observed his practice management and cosmetic techniques in action, some traveling great distances. Dr. Mayes has also been involved in office layout and design, his own office being an exceptional state-of-the-art facility. Dr. Mayes has been recognized by the dental community as a top clinician both in Kentucky and nationally. He has been featured in two national dental magazines, (Dentistry Today and Dental Economics), for his expertise in cosmetic dentistry.

  • Tina McGeorge-Mayes,
    Dentist, Owner

    'That was the easiest dental procedure I've ever had.' Comments like this are common to hear from Dr. McGeorge's loyal patients. Her easy hand is the reason for her immense popularity with children and adults or anyone with a fear of dentistry. Dr. McGeorge is a 1994 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry where she was awarded the top honor for restorative dentistry, the most prestigious award. She frequently takes continuing education courses to keep abreast of new techniques and technology in dentistry. Her artistic abilities enable her to create the most beautiful smiles and cosmetic dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Kentucky Dental Association, the Southeastern Kentucky Dental Society, and the American Orthodontic Society. During her spare time she can be found enjoying the outdoors with her Scottish Terriers, reading or playing the piano.

  • Nancy Malin
    Lead Business Associate

    Nancy has been in the dental field for over 25 years. She began working with Dr. Jerry Mayes in London, Kentucky in the late 1990s. She has extensive knowledge and experience in dental insurance, treatment coordination and helping patients afford the dental care they need and desire. During her spare time she enjoys spending time with her granddaughter, Maddie, riding Harleys with family and friends, and trips to the beach. 

  • Nikki St Lawrence,
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Nikki is a 2012 graduate of the Bluegrass Community & Technical College Dental Hygiene program. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Western Kentucky University in 2015. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Hadley, reading, playing soccer, and dinner dates with friends. 

  • Kara Mitchell
    Expanded Duties Dental Assistand (EDDA)

    Kara began her career in dentistry in 2015 as a sterilization tech. She quickly learned the role of dental assistant and ultimately trained to become an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. She obtained an Associate of Arts from Maysville Community & Technical College. During her spare time she enjoys hunting, fishing, riding ATVs, and spending time with her husband and 3-year-old daughter, Madeline.

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


10:00am - 8:00pm


8:00am - 8:00pm


8:00am - 8:00pm


8:00am - 8:00pm


8:00am - 8:00pm


Emergency Phone: 859-797-4103


Emergency Phone: 859-797-4103

Our Location

2600 Nicholasville Rd., Suite 120, Lexington, KY 40503