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    1200 Bald Ridge Marina Rd
    Cumming, GA 30041

    IN BUSINESS SINCE 1996

    Dentists

    Dr. Kevin Short

    Dr. Short is a 1993 graduate of the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA. He did is undergraduate work at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, receiving his B.A. in Biology. Upon completing training in dental school, Dr. Short performed a fellowship at Emory University in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery working at Emory, Grady, Hughes-Spaulding, Crawford Long, and the VA in Decatur. He has practiced in Cumming for many years and provides comprehensive treatment to all ages.



    Dr. Susan Kramer

    ​Dr. Kramer is a 1997 graduate of the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. She did her undergraduate work at the University of Georgia at Athens and received a B.S. in Biology. She is a native of Savannah but enjoys the small-town feel of Cumming. She provides comprehensive dental treatment and has been a valuable member of our team for many years.




    Dr. Susan Swain
    Dr. Susan Swain was born and raised on Long Island, New York. In 1992 she received a B.S. in Biology from Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY. She attended the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in Buffalo, NY and graduated in 1996 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery with a minor in Pediatrics. After graduating, Susan completed a General Practice Residency at Nassau County Medical Center in East Meador, Long Island. There she practiced under specialists in endodontics, pediatrics, and oral surgery.
    Susan was in private practice in Buffalo, NY for 4 years. She married in 2000 and moved to Atlanta in 2001. Dr. Swain joined Cumming Dental Associates in 2002.

    Dr. Teresa Esker
    (bio pending)

    Dr. Blake Upshaw
    (bio pending)




    Dr. Alexandra McTier 
    (bio pending)


    Dr. Ryan Brown joined our practice in July of 2016.  He is an Honors Graduate at Dawson County High School, Class of 2007, where he was a 3 sport letterman.
    He graduated cum laude from University of Georgia with a B.S. in Biology in 2011.
    He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2016.  He was class president 2012-2016.
    Dr. Brown is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Georgia Dental Association.  He is currently accepting new patients.
    When Dr. Brown is not focusing on his career he enjoys spending weekends at the lake, golf and family vacations at the beach.

    Dr. Javid Yavari - Orthondontist
    Dr. Javid Yavari completed his undergraduate education at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry with honors in 1995 and then pursued advanced general dentistry in Medical College of Georgia hospital and clinics for which he received a Certificate in General Practice in 1996.
    Dr. Yavari continued his education with a two-year residency specializing in Orthodontics and received his Master of Science degree and Certificate in Orthodontics from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in 1999. Dr. Yavari joined Cumming Dental Associates in February of 2002.

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