YOUR MARIETTA DENTIST
MEET DR. DIMPLE PATEL, DMD
Dr. Dimple Patel is a native of South Carolina and was born and raised in the Carolinas. For her undergraduate work, Dr. Patel attended Emory University in Atlanta, GA where she attained degrees in Psychology and Religion while also completing her science requirements for dental school. Upon graduation with honors from Emory in 2000, Dr. Patel returned home to attend dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. While there, she was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society and was named a Hinman Scholar. In 2005, after graduating 2nd in her class, Dr. Patel returned to Atlanta to pursue her career in general dentistry. She has been delivering excellent dental care to her community in the Greater Atlanta area for the last 17 years before joining Leading Edge Dentistry.
Dr. Patel has taken countless continuing education courses to become extremely proficient in all aspects of general dentistry. She has an extensive skill set with which to perform a broad range of procedures, including endodontics (root canals), oral surgery, implants, and general and cosmetic dentistry. However, it is Dr. Patel’s compassionate and caring nature that truly sets her apart from others. She strives to not only to restore your smile and improve your oral health but your overall health as well.
In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young boys, cooking, traveling, and being a huge Atlanta sports fan, especially the Falcons.
Originally from Montgomery, AL, Stephanie graduated from Troy University and has been working in dentistry since 2014. As a part of our team, you have probably heard her friendly voice over the phone. She loves helping our patients, both new and old, understand why their dental health is so important. She is also proud to work alongside such an amazing team of highly skilled professionals.
Stephanie and her husband have been married since 2008 and have two children. In her free time, she enjoys watching her kids play various sports, crafting, attending Braves games, and watching Auburn football!
Dawn has been a part of the Leading Edge Dentistry team since May 2007. She was born and raised in the Cobb County area. She attended Kennesaw State University and graduated in 1999 from the Dental Hygiene program at The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
She is CPR certified and is always taking continuing education courses to stay up to date on all of the latest advances in dentistry.
Dawn really enjoys creating relationships with all of her patients and educating them about their oral health. Her favorite part of every day is getting to see her patients’ smiling faces.
Lucy has been working in healthcare for the majority of her adult life. Prior to entering the dental field, she worked as a surgical technician. She has degrees in dental hygiene, surgical technology, and physical education. As one of our highly trained hygienists, Lucy is especially skilled in patient education and stays current on all new hygiene protocols.
Originally from Massachusetts, she moved to Georgia in 2001 and has called Georgia home ever since. When she is not at work, she enjoys hiking with her husband and puppy, reading, and wood carving.
Brandy began her career in dentistry as an assistant in 1995 and joined Leading Edge in 2005. She graduated from Medix College with her assisting certification and is certified in Expanded Duties and CPR. Brandy now manages the team at Leading Edge and is always available to help!
Brandy enjoys building relationships with patients and helping them have the best dental experience possible. Brandy is originally from Powder Springs and is happily married with 3 beautiful daughters. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her family.
As one of our highly skilled assistants, Joyce has been assisting since 1999 and has been a member of the Leading Edge team since 2015. She is certified in Expanded Duties and is CPR trained. She is an integral part of our team as she delivers a calm and caring experience to every patient.
Joyce has been married since 1985 and has three children. When not working, Joyce enjoys reading, writing, spending time with family, and staying active with her three rescue dogs.
Francesca has been a highly skilled dental assistant for 20 years. She graduated from Medix College with her assisting certification and is certified in Expanded Duties and CPR. Fran loves to build relationships with patients with her calm and comforting personality.
Francesca is originally from Winter Haven, Florida but has called Georgia home for the last 45 years. She is a proud mother of three and has one energetic grandson. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.