Meet Our Team
Dr. Angela Ojibway
Dr. Angela Ojibway is a Marietta native who graduated from Wheeler High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Chemistry from Wake Forest University. She received her second degree from Virginia Polytechnic & State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. Ojibway graduated with honors from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 2004, and she has been practicing dentistry in the Marietta/East Cobb area for nearly ten years.
A strong believer in continuing education as a means to ensure that her patients receive the highest quality dental care, Dr. Ojibway received her Cerec training certification specializing in porcelain inlays and onlays and is an Invisalign-certified provider. She has completed the Core Curriculum at the Dawson Academy, which teaches essential principles of complete dentistry with concentrations in dental occlusion, the TMJs, esthetic smile design, and comprehensive restorative dentistry. Dr. Ojibway is an active member of the prestigious Hinman Dental Society, which hosts one of the top continuing education programs for over 20,000 dental professionals each year in Atlanta.
Her commitment to dentistry and her patients extends to her community service. After serving in several Virginia Mission of Mercy projects throughout her dental school career in underserved areas of Virginia, Dr. Ojibway volunteered in the ADA’s Mission of Mercy at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. She was asked to serve as Lead of Patient Waiting and Patient Routing at the first Georgia Mission of Mercy project (GMOM), an event that delivered $1.7 million in dental services to over 2,000 Georgia residents in 2 ½ days in August 2011.
Along with being committed to her patients, Dr. Ojibway is dedicated to her family. Her surname, which is often a topic of discussion with her patients, has an American Indian heritage derived from the Chippewa tribe in Minnesota from her husband Brady’s family. ‘[He was born at the naval base in Norfolk, Virginia, and his extended family resides in Richmond, Virginia, where he met Dr. Ojibway while she was in dental school. They have been married for twelve years, and have three beautiful children: Sydney (9), Kaylen (7), and Brayden (3). The family dog is a yorkie poo named Carly. Their family attends Buckhead Church, a campus of NorthPoint Community Church.
Dr. John Bruce
John W. Bruce D.D.S., F.A.G.D. has been in private practice in Atlanta since 1976. He received a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Emory University and his dental degree from Emory University School of Dentistry. He was born in Panama, grew up in Australia and has lived in the Atlanta area since 1967 where he shares his home with his wife Dana of 25 years and two children, Haley and Ian.
Dr. Bruce is committed to providing only the highest quality dental care possible. He was awarded a Fellowship in 1987 from The Academy of General Dentistry, and awarded a Fellowship in 1993 from the American Society of Osseointegration. His professional expertise covers all aspects of dentistry. He has amassed extensive post graduate training in Orthodontics, Implantology, Endodontics, Cosmetic Dentistry and Oral Sedation. He was also a member of the first graduating class of Invisalign trained general dentists in the country.
Dr. Bruce is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry , Georgia Dental Association, Northern District Dental Society, Norcross Dental Study Club, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Orthodontic Society, International Association for Orthodontics, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International College of Oral Implantology and the Dental Organization for Conscience Sedation.
Besides Dentistry, Dr. Bruce’s passions include traveling with his family, hunting, fishing and enjoying the outdoors.
Dr. Shannon Thorsteinson
Dr. Shannon Thorsteinson, or as she likes to be called – “Dr. Shannon”, completed her dental education at the Medical College of Georgia after studying Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech.
After dental school, Dr. Shannon completed a General Practice Residency in conscious IV sedation and dental implant placement at Georgia Regents University. She considers herself a lifelong learner with a strong commitment to continuing education through advance courses and study clubs. Dr. Shannon has earned a prestigious fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, and a mastership in the International Congress of Oral Implantology.
Dr. Shannon is passionate about airway health and the connection between oral and systemic health. She loves helping people of all ages with breathing and sleeping concerns, because it can improve so many aspects of their health.
Dr. Shannon regularly volunteers her time at various charity and outreach events and clinics to give back to the community. She is a member of the Georgia Dental Association, Hinman Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, hiking, and seeing the wonders of the world with her husband, daughter, and son.