Meet the Doctors

Proudly Serving the Community for Over 30 years

Richard L. Rodgers, DDS

Originally from the St Louis area, Dr. Rodgers’ family moved to Atlanta when he was 10 years old. He grew up attending Shallowford Elementary and Dunwoody High School. At an early age he began thinking of dentistry as a profession. After receiving a good deal of encouragement and completing a couple of science projects concerning teeth, he decided to follow the educational pathway that would lead him to becoming a dentist.

Dr. Rodgers attended Vanderbilt University for his undergraduate studies and finished with a degree in Molecular Biology and Mathematics. He was fortunate to get accepted by Emory University School of Dentistry after only three years at Vanderbilt. Volunteering his time and skills has been an aspect of Dr. Rodgers life for many years, beginning with volunteer work at Vanderbilt Hospital up through 26 years of service with Atlanta’s Ben Massell Dental Clinic. Since 2005 he has worked as a volunteer dentist for the humanitarian organization ServeHaiti to improve the lives of the people in Gran Bois, Haiti.

In his spare time, Dr. Rodgers enjoys acting in amateur theatrical productions. Although he has not been able to be involved in as many as he would like, he still keeps an eye out for an opportunity to meet new friends and entertain people.

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George Phillips, DMD

Dr. George Phillips grew up in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from Emory University College and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 1976 at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in Augusta, Georgia. Dr. George has been in private practice in the Atlanta area since 1977. He has volunteered time for over 20 years to delivering dental care to the needy at the Massell Dental Clinic. In addition, he has completed programs in the restoration of dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign™, and occlusion (your bite).

Dr. George is a member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and our local study club. When not working, he loves listening to reggae and classic rock. He also loves animals and has three dogs, a cat, 20 cows, 30 chickens, and a horse named Loki.

Richard Pinsky, DDS

Dr. Pinsky grew up in Ohio. He received his undergraduate degree from Case Western University and attended dental school at The Ohio State University (where he was not the quarterback of the football team 😊). Before moving to Atlanta, he received two additional years of training and experience in New York City.

Dr. Pinsky established his own private practice in the Decatur and Northlake area of Atlanta. His focus has been on restorative dentistry: fillings, crown and bridge, removable partials and complete dentures, and implant-supported replacements, emphasizing periodontal health. His goal has always been to provide his patients with the most comfortable, functional, and cosmetically pleasing smiles possible.


Devki Patel, DMD

Dr. Patel is a graduate of the University of South Florida in Tampa and earned her dental degree at Midwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. She believes in providing advanced dental care customized to each individual in a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere. She prioritizes working closely with her patients to create a comprehensive dental care plan that encourages daily attention to dental health and improving overall oral health.

Dr. Patel is an avid participant in continuing dental education courses and is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. In her free time, she likes to explore new cuisines, play with her puppy, and spend time with friends and family.

Boyd Wilson, DMD

A native Georgian (originally from Atlanta), Dr. Boyd graduated from the University of Georgia before finishing his dental degree at the Dental College of Georgia. After graduation, he pursued an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency, where he adopted the Dawson Technique that provides overall comprehensive dental care for each patient. He has a wide range of dental skills and is eager to help patients with their dental needs.

Dr. Wilson is a member of the American Dental Association and Georgia Dental Association and participates in study clubs around various parts of Atlanta. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his one-year-old dog, Franklin.


Hayes Burrow, DMD, MD

Native to Atlanta, Dr. Burrow was born and raised in Dunwoody, GA. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in Nutrition Science – Go Dawgs! He then became a Teach for America Corps member and taught middle school math and technology in the low-income areas of Los Angeles. He went on to receive his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, where he graduated summa cum laude. Pursuing his interest in dentoalveolar surgery, he obtained additional training at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. There he gained significant experience in dentoalveolar surgery, such as wisdom teeth extractions, surgical extractions, implant placement, bone grafting, soft tissue grafting, sleep apnea treatment, and temporomandibular disorders. He also obtained a Doctorate of Medicine and completed a General Surgery Internship at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Burrow is a compassionate and empathetic practitioner who values his patient’s experience above all else. He works hard to provide easy, enjoyable, and quality dental surgery for all his patients. Dr. Burrow enjoys the outdoors, cooking, playing guitar, and quality time with his loved ones.

We look forward to providing you with excellent service!

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