Meet The Doctors



Dr. Patrice Robbins

Dr. Robbins was practicing cosmetic dentistry in Buckhead for 8 years but is so happy to be now practicing in the Dunwoody community where she grew up. Dr. Robbins graduated with Honors from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor's of Science degree and received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia.

She is committed to providing her patients with the highest quality of dental care by investing in continuing education and state-of-the-art technology. Dr. Robbins has taken numerous continuing education courses where she has become certified in Invisalign and Botox and Dermal fillers (trained by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics). Dr. Robbins is also trained in taking digital impressions with the Itero impression scanner to be able to provide more comfortable impressions for patients without the mess. We are excited to now be able to offer these advanced services to you! Dr. Robbins, Dr. DeRose, and Dr. Patel study together with other elite dentists and specialists in the area in a Spear study club. They meet monthly to discuss complex cases. Dr. Robbins has traveled to Scottsdale, Arizona, numerous times to take hands-on dental courses and seminars to be able to comprehensively treat all patients, no matter the complexity. Over the years, she has taken multiple cosmetic continuing education courses as well and is in the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Robbins attends the Hinman Dental Meeting every year to keep up with any new advancements in the dental field.

Outside of Dentistry, Dr. Robbins and her husband Avi enjoy traveling, cooking, and spending time with their friends and family, although caring for their 3 adorable children keep them pretty busy.

Dr. Preston Shurley

Dr. Preston Shurley is a native of Atlanta and grew up in Dunwoody. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting, and worked as a professional artist prior to attending dental school. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, where he graduated in the top of his class. During his final year of dental school, Dr. Shurley was selected as one of six Diamond Scholars, and participated in a rigorous program, completing the Advanced General Dentistry Residency curriculum alongside his fourth year studies. Dr. Shurley is a member of the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. 

 

Following dental school, Dr. Shurley commissioned into the United States Air Force, and became Captain Shurley. His first assignment was at Nellis AFB in Las Vegas, NV, where he completed an Advanced General Dentistry residency. During this year, he trained extensively in surgical arts, dental implants, complex rehabilitation, and the management of orofacial pain. Dr. Shurley earned his credentials in conscious sedation and prides himself on being able to provide a wide range of options to treat his patients comfortably and safely. After completion of his residency, Dr. Shurley was relocated to Maxwell AFB in Montgomery, AL, to be closer to his wife Christine. Here he was the top dentist in a busy military clinic for the past three years. It has been a true honor for him to serve his country and the amazing men and women of the USAF. Dr. Shurley is excited to be back home in Atlanta with Christine and their goofy dog Bert.

 

Dr. Shurley continues to work as a professional artist, and has shown his artwork around the world. He is excited to bring his artistry to his work each and every day, creating beautiful, natural smiles. In his free time, he loves traveling, volunteering, and playing golf.

Dr. Ankit Patel

Dr. Ankit Patel graduated from Georgia State University where he completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Dental College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. Patel has training in fillings, crown/bridge, root-canals, extractions, and cosmetic dentistry. He is a certified Invisalign provider.

“I am originally from London, England but currently live in Atlanta. I love spending time with family and friends and you can almost always catch me watching or playing some sport. Dentistry has allowed me to generously take advantage of my biggest strength which is connecting with people. Every day I strive to become a better dentist so that I can give each of my patient’s the experience they deserve.”

1858 Independence Square Suite A
Dunwoody, GA, 30338

Brightworks Dentistry

1858 Independence Square Suite A

Tel: (770) 458-3600

MON - THU : 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

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