Meet Dr. Marshall
Dr. Aksana Marshall is originally from Belarus in Eastern Europe and now considers Douglas her hometown. She completed her Associate of Science degree in Chemistry at South Georgia College and Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemistry at Valdosta State University. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 2010. Following dental school, she completed a three-year residency in orthodontics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2013, where she also served as chief resident. Dr. Marshall practiced orthodontics and general dentistry for two years in Augusta, GA, when she discovered her love and passion working with young children and helping them develop healthy smile. This led her to pursue additional training in pediatric dentistry and complete her pediatric dental residency at MCG in Augusta. During her residency training, she focused on providing comprehensive dental care for children of all ages, including treatment under general anesthesia in a hospital setting. As part of her residency, she also received extensive training at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, where care was focused on children with special healthcare needs. Dr. Marshall is a pediatric dental and orthodontic specialist, and her unique and extensive dental training makes her one of few dual trained dental specialists in the nation.
Dr. Marshall is married to Walter Marshall, who is from Douglas. She grows a vegetable garden each year and enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time outdoors. They have three rescue dogs who keep them busy - Maxx (a daschund), Gracie (a bulldog mix), and Charlie (a shepherd mix).
In October 2018 Dr. Marshall became a board certified pediatric dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD). Dr. Marshall successfully completed the rigorous ABPD written and oral clinical examinations.
Dr. Marshall is committed to maintaining excellence in her knowledge by attending continuing education courses and various local and national dental meetings. She is an active member of the Georgia Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. She is licensed to practice both pediatric dentistry and orthodontics in the state of Georgia.