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Meet the Team


Dr. Timothy S. Helton


Dr. Timothy S. Helton grew up in the Atlanta area. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Erskine College in Due West, South Carolina, while earning 4 Letters on the baseball team as an All-District All Academic honoree. He continued his education at Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in Augusta, Georgia, earning his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 1988.

Dr. Helton has practiced in the Gwinnett County area for 30 years including 22 years at Nanston Dental Group as a leader and director in the Snellville location. Settling down to a smaller , more private setting, Dr. Helton has established Brilliance Family Dental in Lilburn, GA.

Dr. Helton chose dentistry to build strong personal relationships with patients while providing comfortable care in a relaxed environment. In addition to giving patient care, Dr. Helton enjoys sports (Braves baseball, UGA Football, UNC Tar Heel Basketball, Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United) and past coaching youth fast pitch softball in numerous organizations. He also has a history of mission trips to interior Jamaica.

Additionally, he enjoys time with his wife and two daughters, attending 12 Stone Church, eating at good restaurants and hanging out with his German Shepherd.


Miriam Skinner


Miriam has been in the Field of Dentistry for over 15 years in the Atlanta area. She joined Dr. Helton to grow the new practice of Brilliance Family Dental, as she enjoys career challenge and patient care. She enjoys the relationships with her co-workers and patients creating a peaceful environment for both. Being bi-lingual(Spanish) , Miriam is able to communicate the dental needs and procedures to the Hispanic patients, in a simplified manner. She plays a dual role as an administrator and assistant, proficient in Insurance.

Miriam enjoys the outdoors and hiking, thrifting around Atlanta, and soccer. She also serves her church in different arenas.


Teresa Trevino

Front Desk

It is truly a blessing to work for employers who genuinely care for and respect their patients and employees.

I love to be at the front desk to greet all our patients. Comfort and care are our top priorities. I am more than happy answer any questions, plan appointments and help resolve concerns and make your visit a rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

My passions are travelling, spending time with family and being a grandmother. I have been married for 38 years and have three beautiful children and one grandchild.



Front Desk

Gabby is new to dentistry, but her front desk skills show her maturity and passion to help patients. Gabby is also bi-lingual and is able to communicate the dental needs or questions that the patients may have about our practice. She loves family time and her involvement with her church. Gabby is also a make-up artist in her spare time.


Lilia Helton


Lilia Helton is from Bogota, Colombia, and was involved in Travel Services and Health insurance businesses in Colombia. She is involved in administration of the practice.



Office Administrator

Grisely is our office administrator here at Brilliance Family Dental. She enjoys spending time with family, trying new foods, and going on outdoor adventures. Grisely has been in the dental field for 8 years. She moved to Atlanta 6 years ago from New York City.



Dental Hygienist

Tania is our dental hygienist here at Brilliance Family Dental. She is originally from Mexico. She has her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and graduated in 2020 from Augusta University. Tania enjoys trying different foods and spending time with her family and her cat Maya.




Raiza is our assistant here at Brilliance Family Dental. She is originally from the Dominican Republic and while living there she got her degree in Dental Medicine in 2008. She has been an assistant since 2012. Raisa dedicates her knowledge to assisting Dr. Helton as well as educating patients on the need to maintain good oral hygiene. She has two beautiful children which she loves.



Dental & Front Desk Assistant

Pilar is our dental assistant and front desk assistant here at Brilliance Family Dental. She was raised in Venezuela where she got a degree in Dental medicine in 2003, and has two beautiful children. Pilar loves animals, she is vegan and enjoys singing and spending time with family. She has been in the dental field for 18 years.

Brilliance Family Dental
550 Pleasant Hill Road, Suite A208
Lilburn, GA 30047
Phone: 770-381-8228
Fax: 678-502-7966
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