Dr. Gailya L. Axam is a native of Atlanta, GA, and a graduate of Northside High School. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Howard University. She is also a graduate of Howard University College of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Axam began her career as a dentist in the US Army while stationed at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia, and Drake-Edwards Kaserne in Frankfurt, Germany. She later retired from the US Army as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Dr. Axam has been in private practice for over 35 years in the heart of Atlanta and Decatur. She is known and trusted throughout the community as a caring and knowledgeable dentist.
Dr. Axam is an avid fitness and nutritional buff who enjoys racquetball, weight-training, and mojacise. She is a lover of animals and a proud owner of Zari, a miniature schnauzer.