Richard Weinman, DMD
Richard Weinman, DMD, an Atlanta native and graduate of Northside High School, obtained his BS degree from Tulane University in 1973 and his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the Medical College of Georgia in August in 1976.
Dr. Weinman served as President of the Northern District Dental Society from 2001 to 2002 and as President of the Georgia Dental Association from 2005 to 2006. Dr. Weinman continues to serve on numerous committees and councils of the Georgia Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He is a clinical instructor at the Georgia Health Sciences University, formerly the Medical College of Georgia, College of Dental Medicine. He also serves as an adjunct clinical professor at the University Of North Carolina School Of Dentistry. He has served as a dental volunteer at the Ben Massell Dental Clinic since 1977 and is a member of the clinic’s Executive Council. Dr. Weinman is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry which is awarded after completing years of continuing education and taking a comprehensive exam. Dr. Weinman was named Northern District Dental Society’s’ (Greater Atlanta) 2007 Dentist of the Year. In 2009, he was inducted into OKU Honor Dental Society as an honorary member. In 2015, Dr. Weinman was selected as the Distinguished Alumni from the College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Regents University in recognition of Exemplary Achievements in the field of dentistry.
Dr. Weinman is married to general dentist Dr. Rebecca Weinman and they have a daughter, Melissa, and a son, Paten. Dr. Weinman enjoys running, reading, and spending time with this family.
Jason Myerson, DMD
Dr. Myerson has been in private practice since 2005 after graduating in the top of his class from the Medical College of Georgia and then completing a residency in Advanced General Dentistry at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He was awarded the Senior Dental Student Award for showing the greatest potential in the field of general dentistry in 2005 and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society by his professors. After associating with different practices in his hometown of Atlanta, he was recruited to Buckhead Dental Associates.
Since joining the practice in 2007, he has been fortunate to develop a wonderful group of dedicated patients. Dr. Myerson prides himself on providing the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable setting. Don’t be surprised if he begins singing along to the background music while he is working…and his assistant, Zoya, may even join the fun! Dr. Myerson’s expertise ranges from tooth colored fillings, crown and bridge work, cosmetic veneering and bonding, periodontal therapy, and invisible braces.
Dr. Myerson serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Oral Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Georgia. He volunteers monthly at the Ben Massell Dental Clinic, providing help for those in need. He is an active member of the Georgia Dental Association and Hinman Dental Society.
Dr. Myerson is originally from Atlanta and graduated from The Westminster Schools. He attended college at Tufts University in Boston prior to returning to Georgia for his dental training.
In his spare time, Dr. Myerson enjoys spending time with his wife, Alyson, and his two daughters, Naomi and Sadie. He attempts to sneak in a round of golf or tennis match on the weekends. He enjoys listening to music, watching television, exercising, and attending local sporting events.
Shannon Thorsteinson, DMD
Dr. Thorsteinson completed her dental education at the Medical College of Georgia after studying Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech. During dental school, she received the dental implant student award given by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
After dental school, Dr. Thorsteinson completed a General Practice Residency in conscious IV sedation and dental implant placement at Georgia Regents University. With her sedation experience, she is able to treat special needs patients, as well as patients who are apprehensive about dental treatment. She is now an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Oral Rehabilitation at Georgia Regents University and has earned a Mastership from the International Congress of Oral Implantology.
Dr. Thorsteinson enjoys volunteering at events like Georgia Mission of Mercy as well as the Ben Massell dental clinic in Atlanta. 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 traveling with her husband, Graham, and daughter, Leila.
Rebecca Weinman, DDS
Dr. Rebecca Weinman began her dental career in 1973 as an orthodontic assistant before completing dental hygiene school in 1977. She graduated from the Emory University School of Dentistry in 1985. An active member of local, state, and national dental associations, she currently serves as chair of Membership Services Committee for the Georgia Dental Association and an alternate delegate for the Georgia Dental Association’s Northern District. Dr. Weinman also instructs and administers testing for dental assisting certification. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the Hinman Dental Society of Atlanta, which are continuing education centered organizations. She was inducted into the Pierre Fauchard honorary Dental Society in 2007.
Dr. Weinman volunteers her dental services for the Face to Face Program of the Partnership Against Domestic Violence to help rebuild the smiles of domestic abuse victims. In 2007, she was given the Hope Award for her dedicated service to the Partnership Against Domestic Violence. Dr. Weinman has also served as a committee chair for the 2011 Georgia Mission of Mercy, a weekend of donated dentistry to those in need. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Weinman is a volunteer for Ahimsa House, a rescue and foster organization for animal victims of domestic violence. She has volunteered and served on the board of directors for the Georgia chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, and is a member of the Temple, where she serves on the Interfaith Committee.
In her spare time, she can be found in her flower garden with her dog Betty. She especially enjoys spending time with her children Paten and Melissa and her husband, Richard.