Meet Heather R. Frodge, DMD

Dr. Heather R. Frodge As an Atlanta area native, Dr. Heather R. Frodge (formerly Heather R. Bussey) grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta, graduating from South Cobb High School in 1995. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgia State University, with a major in Speech Communication as well as a minor in Sociology. After graduation, Dr. Frodge  became a dental assistant and discovered her true love, dentistry. After a brief stint as an assistant she enrolled in dental school at The Medical College of Georgia. Subsequently, Dr. Frodge  graduated from The Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in May 2006.

When not doing what she loves at one of her two busy dental practices, Dr. Frodge enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running and reading.

Education

Georgia State University – Bachelor of Arts, Speech Comunications
Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry – Doctor of Dental Medicine

Memberships

American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
Georgia Academy of General Dentistry
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Georgia Dental Association
Hinman Dental Society

 

Meet Allison S. Thompson, DMD

Picture of Dr. Allison ThompsonA South Carolina native, Dr. Allison S. Thompson grew up in Fort Mill, SC a suburb of Charlotte, NC. She graduated from Fort Mill High School in 2006 and moved to Charleston, SC where she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry at The College of Charleston in 2010. She stayed in Charleston for an additional five years post college to complete her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2014 and a residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2015. After residency, Dr. Thompson got her Georgia Dental license to move to Atlanta to be with her fiancé, Kip.

Dr. Thompson married Kip in August 2015 and settled in Brookhaven near the practice. They love traveling, dining out, and spending time with family and friends.

Education

College of Charleston – Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry
Medical University of South Carolina – Doctor of Dental Medicine

Memberships

American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
American Association of Women Dentists
Georgia Dental Association

 

Meet Samantha Johnson, DMD

Dr. Samantha JohnsonA Florida native, Dr. Samantha Johnson was born and raised in a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science. She then moved to Bradenton, FL where she completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine at LECOM School of Dental Medicine in 2016. After dental school, Dr. Johnson made the move to Atlanta to complete a 1 year residency in Advanced Education of General Dentistry, treating patients in clinics all around the city. Outside of work, Dr. Johnson loves traveling and spending time with her family, friends, and dog Gia. She looks forward to meeting you and providing your family the best of dental care in a friendly environment.

Education

University of Florida – Bachelor of Science, Health Science
LECOM School of Dental Medicine – Doctor of Dental Medicine

Memberships

American Dental Association
Georgia Dental Association

 

Meet Raina Pike, DMD

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Raina Pike, DMD, (formerly Dr. Graham) earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University in 2017. She holds a Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences and Microbiology from the University of Georgia. Dr. Pike was named to the Dean’s List at both schools and was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi Academic Honor Society and the Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society. While in dental school, she was a member of several service organizations including Dentists for Della, Operation Smile and Georgia Mission of Mercy, the latter of which she is still currently involved with, as well as Give Kids a Smile and Donated Dental Services. Upon graduation, Dr. Pike became qualified in IV conscious sedation after advanced training for treatment of anxious and medically compromised patients. Additionally, she pursued education with the American Academy of Facial Esthetics for cosmetic procedures including Botox and Dermal Fillers, as well as treatment of TMJ issues and trigger points for myofascial pain. Originally from Tifton, her parents still reside as practitioners of family medicine. Dr. Pike was recently married to her husband, Taylor Pike, from Marietta, GA. Together they enjoy spending time with friends and family, traveling, and giving back to the community.

Education:

University if Georgia: Bachelor of Biological Sciences and Microbiology
Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University (formerly known as MCG)- Doctor of Dental Medicine

Memberships:

American Academy of Facial Esthetics
American Dental Association
Georgia Dental Association