Vivian Hudson, DDS
Dr. Vivian Hudson is a 1983 graduate of Emory University Dental School, where she received the Oral Medicine Certificate of Merit. The greater metro Atlanta area is where she has practiced and lived with her husband of 40 years. They have two grown children.

Dr. Hudson is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Northern District Dental Society, and the Hinman Dental Society. She has been a GDA Delegate, an Alternate Delegate, and is an Honorable Fellow of the Georgia Dental Association. Throughout her career, Dr. Hudson has participated in many dental charity functions through education, community, and religious endeavors. Dr. Hudson pays special attention to non-mercury, healthy dentistry, and she also treats TMJ/TMD patients. She keeps current with the best of educational and practical procedures.

Dr. Hudson received her undergraduate degree of Biology with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her work in microbiology took her to work at UNC and Duke University Labs before entering dental school at Emory.

Some of Dr. Hudson’s hobbies include oil painting, gardening, and walking with her dog. She also likes to sew and cook. Dr. Hudson is a Lifetime member of Girl Scouts. She is active in her community garden which donates produce to local food banks and she is a supporter of cultural activities such as the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Sports, especially college basketball and football, are a favorite Saturday passtime. The Braves baseball is a passion and she gathers with friends to watch the games.

Meet Our Team

Our dental team at Hudson Dental Care is devoted to helping you enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile for years to come. We provide comprehensive dental care tailored to your individual needs, and strive to create and maintain a relaxed, calming atmosphere at our patient-focused practice. We invite you to call us at 770-438-1520 to learn more about us and to schedule your appointment with Dr. Vivian Hudson, our talented dentist in Smyrna, Georgia. We look forward to meeting you!

Douglas Goldman, CFO

Doug has been a small business person his entire career. He has worked as an office manager, realtor, and musician. A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, Doug is active in Boy Scouts as an Eagle Scout advisor and mentor. Doug handles the paperwork at Hudson Dental Care. He is well known within the dental community of Atlanta.


Lydia, Patient Coordinator

Lydia is our patient coordinator. Powder Springs, Georgia is her hometown, born and raised. She attended McEachern High School. She started in the dental field in 2019 when she graduated from Dental Assistant School of Atlanta as a certified dental assistant. She is passionate about getting to know all of our patients and making sure they receive quality service and attention from our front office. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and attending concerts. She fishes often, sometimes weekly.


Meghan, Certified Dental Assistant

As a local to the community, Meghan was born and raised in Marietta. After graduating from Sprayberry High School in 2012, she earned her Associates Degree from Chattahoochee Technical College before transferring to Kennesaw State University to earn her Bachelors Degree. After taking some time off to raise her daughter, Meghan decided to go back to school where she graduated first in her class from Dental Careers Institute to become a Certified Dental Assistant. She utilizes her x-ray certification and expanded duties qualifications to help ensure that patients are comfortable and well cared for at the office. Meghan enjoys trying new activities and exploring different areas in the community in her free time. She has traveled to the Bahamas, England, Puerto Rico, and other exotic destinations and she can’t wait to travel more.


Erin, Certified Dental Assistant

Erin was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. She graduated from Sprayberry High School in 2013. She is a 2019 graduate of Kennesaw State University, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She earned her Certificate of Dental Assisting with honors, X-Ray Certification, and Expanded Duty Qualification in 2017 from Dental Careers Institute. She enjoys working with patients and using the newest dental technology. In her free time, Erin likes to bake and cook, spend time with her family, and watch movies. Crafts are a specialty, and she enhances her living space with her handiwork.