Dr. Alda Underwood-Hall is a native of Newport News, Virginia and has been in practice since 1984. Dr Underwood Hall received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Hampton University followed by her Masters of Nursing at Emory University. After working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Cardiovascular Disease for 10 years. She courageously decided to change career paths and earned a Doctorate in Dental Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia.
She has held leadership positions in the Georgia Dental Society serving as both President and Recording Secretary, as well as the North Georgia Dental Society and the Georgia Dental Association. She was recognized by the National Dental Association and presented with their prestigious Phenomenal Woman Award. Dr. Underwood-Hall has achieved both national and international acclaim for her work both before and during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta as the Director of Dental Services.
Dr. Underwood is a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Northern District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, North Georgia Dental Society, Georgia Dental Society
Dr. Aundrea Vereen Eady
Dr. Aundrea Vereen Eady was born and raised in West Palm Beach Florida. Upon graduation, she attended Spelman College where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Biology. She has spent the past 8 years in Boston, Massachusetts where she matriculated at Tufts University School of Dentistry earning her dental degree and certification in Prosthodontics.
Prosthodontists are masters of complete oral rehabilitation and are dedicated to the highest standards of care in the restoration, enhancement, and replacement of teeth. She continues to hold a faculty appointment at Tufts University in Boston, MA and enjoys traveling with her husband, running and spin.
Dr. Eady has numerous credentials which include Certified Prosthodontist, American Dental Association, Hinman Dental Society, North Georgia Dental Society, National Dental Association, Seattle Study Club, and The Georgia Dental Society.
Mrs. Carolyn Johnson
Hailing from West Virginia, Carolyn has called Atlanta home for over 25 years. She’s been on the Progressive Dental Group team for 5 years and a patient of Dr. Underwood’s for 25 years. She is very active in her sorority and enjoys spending time with her 4 children and 2 grandchildren.
Ms. Kishawna Gumbs
Originally from St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, “Shawna” has lived in the Atlanta area for almost 10 years. She is the newest addition to the office exemplifying exceptional customer service and a warm smile each time you enter the office. In her off time, she enjoys reading, shopping, cooking, traveling and adventure seeking.
Mrs. Keesler Woods
Registered Dental Hygienist
After experiencing a multitude of cultures having traveled the world as an army brat,” Keisha (as she’s affectionately known) decided to move to Atlanta in 1997 after the Olympics. She is a new addition to the team but has become a vital asset. Married for 25 years with 2 children and 2 grandchildren she enjoys reading, relaxing, and family time during her time off.
About Progressive Dental Group
Our doctors and staff are committed to the delivery of comprehensive dental treatment to all of our patients. In an effort to accomplish this, we consistently update our knowledge base with continuing education with regard to new techniques and materials. We set out to accomplish this by:
Offering comprehensive dentistry to all of our patients
Educating our patients about their oral health and its relationship to their overall health
Enabling our patients to make good decisions using technology, such as digital x-rays and intraoral cameras
Providing consistent effective communication
Helping our patients financially by providing flexible payment plans
Meet the Staff
At our office, we treat each patient as if they are a family member. Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are caring, friendly, and professional. It is our goal to not only take care of your dental needs, but to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.
We take pride in communicating well with our patients and providing personalized care based on each individual's specific oral health needs. Our team members are energetic and have a wealth of experience, and are committed to delivering the best care possible to our patients.
Dr. Eady is competent as well as caring. Not only is she competent and kind during corrective care, but she is also caring in advising and facilitating preventive care. She is knowledgeable, always doing what is best for the patient. I recommend her without reservation.
I have extremely sensitive teeth. I was looking for an exceptional dentist in our community. I hit the jackpot with the Progressive Dental Group. From the receptionist to Dr. Eady, everyone was professional. I highly recommend them. My teeth look great!