Meet the Team
Children's Dental Team in Jackson, MS
The entire Mississippi Smiles Dentistry team is passionate about ensuring your child has a great trip to the dentist. Everyone from the doctors to the administrative team works hard to make sure you and your child leave with a great big smile.
Nothing would make our entire team happier than to show you why our patients voted us the 2021 Best Dentist, Parents and Kids Magazine Family Favorites.
Matthew Harris, DMD
Matthew Harris, DMD - General Dentist
Favorite TV Show The wildly popular, Breaking Bad.
Favorite Restaurant Currently... Krilakis.
Pet(s) A sheepadoodle named Splash.
Lauren Crenshaw, DMD
Lauren Crenshaw, DMD - General Dentist
Favorite Author Dr. Crenshaw's favorite author is intellectual giant, C.S. Lewis - known for writing over 30 distinguishable books, including the classic - The Chronicles of Narnia.
Favorite Quote 2 Corinthians 12:9-10.
Hobby With three growing children, Dr. Crenshaw's favorite hobby is watching her kids compete in their various sports.
Wendy Almon, DMD
Wendy Almon, DMD - General Dentist
Dr. Wendy Almon was born and raised in Clarksdale, MS before attending The University of Mississippi. She chose dentistry to give back to the community and enjoys talking to the kiddos. Dr. Almon can speak Russian, has a Persian cat named Albert Einstein, and is a vegetarian that used to deer hunt.
She enjoys biking, running, swimming and spending time with her niece and nephew.
Pet(s) A Persian Cat named Albert Einstein!
Favorite Hobby Dr. Almon loves outdoor activities, but her favorite hobby is hanging with her niece and nephew.
Dental Tip Brush at night to keep your teeth, brush in the morning to keep your friends.
Anne Marie Currie-Hreish, DDS
Anne Marie Currie-Hreish, DDS - General Dentist
Dr. Anne Marie Currie-Hreish makes things simple by just going by Dr. H. She was born and raised in Caruthersville, Missouri (pop. 5562) before attending Mississippi State University. Go Bulldogs!
After earning her Bachelor of Science, she knew she wanted to be a dentist since she was a kid herself. When she was young she required some extensive dental work and had a dentist that made her trips to the dentist fun. Having excelled at the sciences, she knew dentistry was her calling.
She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the prestigious University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry.
Dr. H wants to help her patients have a similar experience as she had when she was a kid. She likes interacting with kids and get them laughing. Having competed in the National Storytelling Competition as a 3rd grader helps!
She is an active member of the American Dental Association as well as the Mississippi Dental Association.
Fur Parent She has an adorable Golden Cavapoo named Dolly.
Favorite Podcast Dr. H. is a closet history buff and enjoys listening to History This Week.
Favorite Flick No romcoms for Dr. H. Her favorite movie is Remember the Titans.
Preston McAlexander, DMD
Preston McAlexander, DMD - General Dentist
Dr. McAlexander worked for five years in a community health center dental clinic as a part of the National Health Service Corp and is a member of the Mississippi Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
Dr. McAlexander lives in Hernando, MS, with his wife Meredith, two daughters Emily Kate and Eva and son, Will. He is an active member of Hernando United Methodist Church and enjoys snow skiing, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Jason Leach, DMD
Jason Leach, DMD - General Dentist
Dr. Jason Leach was born and raised in Jackson, MS. He is proud of his Alma Mater, Ole’ Miss, having earned both his undergraduate degree and his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Mississippi.
Dr. Leach believes in providing the children he serves with the very same treatment he would want his own kids to receive. By all the smiling faces in his dental chair, we think he is succeeding!
A leading dentist in our mobile dentistry outreach program, Dr. Leach is passionate about helping families access critical preventative services for their children. This program partners with our local schools and Head Starts to help improve health outcomes for the children they support.
In the mobile program and at the office, Dr. Leach encourages healthy habits that will prevent tooth decay in Mississippi children.
Dr. Leach spends his spare time with his wife and two kids. What could be better than that?
Cayce Wallace, DMD
Cayce Wallace, DMD - Pediatric Dentist
Favorite Band Dr. Wallace has a passion for music. He loves listening to music and going to live shows. His favorite band to jam to is The Grateful Dead.
Favorite Place to Travel Dr. Wallace is a kid at heart. He loves to travel to Disneyland. He says it is for the kids, but we are not sure it isn’t really for him.
Favorite Outdoor Activity A few years ago Dr. Wallace was invited to a friendly game of pickleball. Now he is hooked and plays every chance he gets.