John H Goddard III. DDS



Dr Goddard is a Georgia native. He was born in Griffin, GA. After high school, he attended Emory University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry. Dr. Goddard is a 1978 graduate of the Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, DC. Following graduation he served three years in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant and later as a Lieutenant Commander. Leaving the service, Dr. Goddard returned to Georgia. He established his dental office in Jonesboro, GA and has practiced at that location since 1984.


Dr. Goddard is a longtime member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental association, the Northern District Dental Society and the South Metro Dental Study Club. He has held several offices in those various organizations over the years

Continuing Education:

Over the years Dr. Goddard has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education courses. He keeps up to date in most aspects of family dentistry by completing over 50 additional hours each year in various topics and disciplines. Dr. Goddard treats patients of all ages and performs all aspects of general dentistry including cosmetic procedures.

Personal Interests and Family:

Dr. Goddard has been married to his lovely wife Kathy for 27 years. They have two beautiful daughters Patricia and Ginny … both living in Atlanta. If Dr. Goddard is not in his office, then you are likely to find him up in the air in his hot air balloon. He is also active in bicycling, fishing, walking and tennis.
Our staff

  Clinical Staff



Melody is our dental hygienist. She is a 2001 graduate of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. She has extensive training in all phases of treatment. Her training also includes expanded duty functions. Mel’s quiet, gentle demeanor is a real asset to our dental team.

Dental Assistant:


Tangi is our tirelessly working, primary dental assistant. Tangi is very capable in all phases of patient care and instruction for both adults and children. She is also a licensed physical trainer. When not working at the office, Tangi can often be found on a pontoon boat, exercising or caring for her many pets

Business staff


Tacey is our receptionist. Her numerous responsibilities include scheduling appointments and assisting with insurance issues. Tacey has many years of hands-on dental experience and often helps the doctor with patient care, as needed.

Business staff


Kathy has the difficult job of dealing with insurance issues and financial arrangements. She is also helpful in scheduling appointments. She tirelessly works to keep the office running smoothly and efficiently.