Meet Our Dental Team
Marie has been a member of our team since 1991, with 30 overall years of experience in the world of dentistry. She has her business degree from Kennesaw State University. She loves being part of such an incredible team at Leading Edge Dentistry!
Originally from Augusta, Marie is married and has one son, who’s currently attending Berry College. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, being outdoors with her family, hiking, biking, listening to music, and reading. She also loves to decorate.
Angela, Business Manager/Insurance Specialist
With nearly three decades of experience in the dentistry field, Angela knows the ins and outs of dental insurance. Every day, she looks forward to working with patients and seeing new faces. You can rest assured that she can help you understand your benefits and how to take advantage of them.
Originally, from Philadelphia, PA, Angela has two sons and two “fur babies.” She is a huge NASCAR fan, particularly of Jimmie Johnson, and enjoys camping and watching her sons play baseball. In her free time, you’ll find Angela working in her garden and doing art.
Melina, Hygiene/ Insurance Coordinator
Melina is originally from Douglasville, GA. She has been working in the dental field for 25+ years! Today, what she enjoys most about her work is helping patients understand dentistry better and how to achieve their ideal smile.
Outside of work, Melina has three children and three grandchildren. She spends her free time hanging out with loved ones, gardening, and cooking. She’s also a HUGE Georgia Bulldogs fan, of course.
Sue, Registered Dental Hygienist
Sue studied at Clark College in Vancouver and is trained in local anesthesia and simple restorative care. Today, she’s been a part of the dental world for nearly 25 years. As one of our hygienists, she really enjoys helping people achieve healthy gums and a great smile! The whole team feels like family, and they prioritize building great relationships with patients.
Sue is originally from South Korea. She has a grown son who is a captain in the army, as well as a young granddaughter and two cats. In her spare time away from work, she likes to garden, play piano, travel, and learn other languages. So far, she speaks three: Korean, Spanish, and English!
Dawn, Registered Dental Hygienist
Born and raised in Cobb County, Dawn has been part of our dental team for 21 years now, with 20 overall years in the field. She attended Kennesaw State University and graduated in 1999 from The Medical College of Georgia. She is CPR certified and takes continuing education courses annually to stay current on the latest advances in dentistry.
Dawn’s favorite thing about her job is getting to build relationships with all of her patients. The best part of her day is seeing their smiling faces after appointments!
Brandy, Lead Dental Assistant
Brandy has been a member of our dental team for 16 years now, with 26 years of overall experience in the field. She attended Medix College and is a Certified Dental Assistant; she also has her Expanded Duties Certification and is CPR certified. Her favorite part of her job is being able to work with great people and patients!
Originally from Powder Springs, Brandy is married with three children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking and reading.
Joyce, Dental Assistant
Joyce has been with our practice for over 6 years now and has 20 years of overall experience in dentistry. Originally from Cincinnati, OH, she attended Medix School and has her Expanded Duties Certification and is CPR certified.
Joyce has been married to her husband for 30 years, and they have three adult children. Her oldest son was actually born in Okinawa, Japan, where they lived for three years while her husband was in the Air Force. When she has free time, she enjoys reading, writing fiction and poetry, staying active, and playing with her three dogs.