Dentist in Cumming, GA

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Dr. Sandra L. Vargas

Dr. Sandra L. Vargas received her D.M.D. from The Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine Advanced Standing Program, Boston, Massachusetts and her D.D.S. from the prestigious Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia. Dr. Vargas has completed both the Southeast Regional Dental Boards and the Northeast Regional Dental Boards.  Dr. Vargas has completed courses with CIRP (Comprehensive Implant Residency Program) and The AIE Implant Mastery Program.

Dr. Vargas maintains professional membership in the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). She attends The Hinman Dental and Excellency in Dentistry Conferences annually as well as keeping up on the latest techniques and technologies through continuing education courses.  Dr. Vargas has completed courses with CIRP (Comprehensive Implant Residency Program), The AIE Implant Mastery Program, Biomet 3i, Dale Foundation, E4D University, Women in Implant Dentistry, Cerec Cad/Cam, UltraDent as well as courses in Prosthetics, Dentures, and Restorative, Endodontic and Cosmetic procedures.  Dr. Vargas has been trained to treat with Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm to complete her patient’s appearance.

She has dedicated time to volunteer for community service work. She has volunteered for the Healing the Children organization. Healing the Children doctors donate time and expertise to help children needing cleft lip and palate surgery in rural South America. She has also worked with Childspring International-Atlanta Chapter, KidSave Summer Miracles Program, Colombianitos Children Organization as well as multiple medical mission trips with Flying Doctors of America.

 “As the owner of North Atlanta Family Dentistry my philosophy is to provide the highest quality dental health care for our patients in a professional, compassionate, and comfortable environment.  All of the associate dentists and hygienists in my practice are well trained, have gentle hands and practice with the patients’ needs and concerns in mind.  I welcome and look forward to the opportunity to work with you and your family to achieve your oral health goals and I know to achieve these goals there has to be open communication.  We strive to provide the most information and expertise possible so that you may make an informed decision on your treatment.  I hope to alleviate any anxieties you may have regarding dentistry, and to provide you with a positive, compassionate and exceptional dental experience.”

 – Sandra L. Vargas, DMD

Dr. David Wong

Dr. David Wong attained his B.S in Biochemistry from the University of California, Riverside. Shortly after, he attended Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry where he obtained his D.D.S. He is a firm believer in the Golden Rule of Life, only do to others as you wish them to do to you. By utilizing the technological advances available within the field of dentistry, as well as staying abreast of all the newest clinical techniques, Dr. Wong ensures that his patients feel comfortable, confident, and receive the greatest dental treatment. He strives to treat his patients as family with comfort, compassion, and convenience of his dental abilities.  Upon graduating, Dr. Wong was accepted into the Air Force Advance Education in Dentistry (AEGD) residency program and completed in 2004. The trainings included many advance procedures in general dentistry as well as other specialty disciplines such as orthodontics, intravenous sedation oral surgeries, and periodontics procedures. Currently, Dr. Wong is enrolled in a Mini Implant Residency program where he advances his implant performing techniques. Playing tennis, rock climbing, weight lifting, hiking/mountain biking, and snowboarding are several hobbies Dr. Wong enjoys. Recently, Dr. Wong has traveled to Hong Kong, London, Paris, Venice and various other places in Europe and Egypt. In the near future, he plans on traveling to Thailand and Korea. Learning new cultures and traveling are additional activities Dr. Wong partakes in. 

Dr. Joanna I. Bodea

Dr. Joanna Bodea attained her D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dentistry. Upholding her patients with the finest quality and most advance care, Dr. Bodea continuously enhances her knowledge and skills by taking continuing education courses in implant restorations and all aspects of cosmetic dentistry. Her primary goal as a practitioner is to build strong relationships with her patients based on trust, confidence, and assurance. Dr. Bodea’s safe and caring methods help restore and maintain her patients’ dental health in a gentle environment. She is sincere, honest, diligent and empathetic. Following her graduation, Dr. Bodea completed a one year General Practice Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. This was an extremely selective program providing an additional year of intensive training and experience in patient care management, handling complex dental cases in crown and bridge, veneers, root canals, wisdom teeth extractions, and implant dentistry. Dr. Bodea has been enriching and strengthening her capability and skills by attending continuing education courses including MaxiCourse®, and training in on one of the most advanced programs in implant dentistry in the country.  This courses and training programs were taught by renowned university faculty, world-class clinicians and the country's top authorities in implant dentistry.  She is also an active participant in organizations such as Women in Dentistry. These experiences help Dr. Bodea to keep pace with the most recent scientific advancements, procedures and equipment in dentistry. Furthermore, when Dr. Bodea is not treating her patients, she enjoys to travel, hike, watch movies, and spend time with her family. 

Dr. Jocelyn Shin

Dr. Jocelyn Shin attained her B.S in Physiology and Neurobiology from the University of Maryland, College Park. During her training she was inducted into the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society along with the Gorgas Odontological Honor Society. Dr. Shin obtained her D.D.S. from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland. Growing up she was drawn to dentistry as she witnessed her parents deal with the consequences of missing dental visits for years. For this reason, patient education regarding dental health and well-being is of top priority for Dr. Shin. She strives to spend time with her patients to answer all questions and concerns thoroughly to ensure that her patients are well informed and invested in optimizing their dental health. To continue her education, Dr. Shin attends Hinman Dental meetings and is involved with the American Dental Association (ADA), Georgia Dental Association (GDA), and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). She is also a member of the Alabama Implant Education program and has accomplished a yearlong series of lectures via Esthetic Considerations in Implant Restorations. Nonetheless, Dr. Shin carries on her education through the Women in Implant Dentistry Seminars - which focus on topics such as esthetic considerations in implant restorations and treatment planning implant cases for both the adult and young patients. Some of Dr. Shin’s outside interests are checking out various festivals in the area, pilates, cooking, and spending time with her family. 

Dr. Do

Dr. Do attained her B.S. in Biology from Kennesaw State University. She later obtained her D.M.D. from Medical College of Georgia. She is dedicated to delivering the best dental care to her patients and continues to advance her abilities by actively improving her education. While attending The Southeastern Academy of Prosthodontics’, Dr. Do received recognition for Excellence in Prosthodontics for her work with complex cases. Similarly, Dr. Do is involved with the American Dental Association (ADA), Georgia Dental Association (GDA), and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). During her mission trip to Iquitos, Peru, via Georgia Mission of Mercy (GMOM) and Medical Campus Outreach (MCO), she provided dental care to those in need. Along with some of her enjoyed outside activities such as cooking, rock climbing, traveling, and snowboarding, Dr. Do attends church at Transfiguration Catholic Church. 

5805 State Bridge Road
Suite L
Duluth, GA 30097

520 Pirkle Ferry Road
Suite A
Cumming, GA 30040