Timothy P. Resuta, D.M.D., J.D.
Dr. Timothy Resuta combines an exceptional education, extensive clinical experience, and personal dedication to improve his patients’ dental health.
Dr. Resuta grew up in Pennsylvania and attended King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where he majored in Biology. He received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1994. During dental school he completed hospital internships at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and the Veterans Administration Medical Center Philadelphia. After graduating from Penn, he maintained a private dental practice in center city Philadelphia for nine years and held a hospital appointment at Pennsylvania Hospital on the active Medical Staff.
While maintaining his full-time private practice and his hospital privileges, Dr. Resuta received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from The Widener University School of Law, with a primary focus on Health Care Law and Medical/Dental Malpractice Law. He remained at his full-time dental practice and also became a consultant for a prominent Philadelphia Medical Malpractice firm.
In 2003 Dr. Resuta and his family moved to Atlanta he where purchased the dental practice of Dr. O. Anderson Currie. Dr. Resuta instantly connected with his patients and enjoyed the sense of community established by Dr. Currie. With his expertise in cosmetic and implant dentistry and commitment to patient-focused care, Dr. Resuta quickly established himself as one of the top dentists in Atlanta. Dr. Resuta has extensive training in cosmetic, reconstructive, and implant dentistry and has completed hundreds of continuing education (C.E.) hours in postgraduate dentistry. Much of his C.E. now focuses on the highly acclaimed Spear Education and CEREC Curriculum, both taught at the Scottsdale Center for Advanced Dentistry. Additionally, he is actively involved in the Atlanta chapter of the prestigious Seattle Study Club, where he has held the position of faculty advisor for the past two years. Dr. Resuta is dedicated to the newest advancements in dentistry and keeps up-to-date with the latest technologies. While fully committed to his cosmetic and implant dental practice, he still finds time to provide malpractice consultations and expert witness services to attorneys on a limited basis.
Outside of his dental practice, Dr. Resuta is actively involved in the local community. He has volunteered at The Good Samaritan Health Center for over five years and is an avid supporter of Young Life Africa. He and his wife Maria both sponsor and support local charities and organization such as Road Safe America, CURE Childhood Cancer, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Compassion International, the Chastain Park Civic Association, Spotlight on Art, the Fernbank Museum, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta History Center.
Dr. Resuta enjoys spending time with his wife and three children–together they travel, hike, run, ski, and snowboard. The family also spends a lot of time at the soccer fields!
Patrice R Robbins, D.M.D.
Dr. Patrice Robbins brings great experience, enthusiasm, and a gentle touch to our practice and supports our goal of providing you with exceptional comprehensive oral care.
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 a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Hinman Dental Society, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry.
A passion for excellence led Dr. Robbins to join the Frank Spear Study Club of Atlanta where she studied with Dr. Resuta and other elite dental specialists. The club holds monthly meetings to speak about complicated dental issues and to discuss ways to better communicate between specialists to create a smooth plan for treatment for every patient. As part of this program, Dr. Robbins took courses at the world-renowned Spear Campus in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Robbins is now part of The Path, an affiliated Seattle Study club which is a dental program focusing on total case management and comprehensive treatment planning.
It is this commitment to continuing education and state-of-the art technology, along with our dedicated staff that allows our practice to continue to provide you with the highest level of dental care. Dr. Robbins’ commitment to Dentistry continues beyond continuing education as she is committed to staying on the forefront of technology in the field of Dentistry. She has taken numerous continuing education courses where she has become certified in CEREC (single visit restorations) and Invisalign and has learned more advanced techniques in endodontics.
Dr. Robbins’ personal touch is unparalleled. Her patients rave about her:
- “The level of communication I receive from Dr. Robbins is unparalleled.”
- “Dr. Robbins was amazing! She was kind & made me feel at ease with my dental issues. It really makes a difference having a dentist who “cares”. I did not feel like “just a patient”.
- “Dr. Robbins did the most detailed dental exam I have ever had. She was very detailed in everything she told me about what needed to be done to get my dental health back on the right track again. I look forward to having Dr. Robbins as my dentist for the rest of my life!”
- “Dr. Robbins always provides excellent service for me, even during some of the difficult procedures. She is very thorough and takes her time, and communicates to me what is going on. I’ve already recommended at least 5 people to her and would recommend more!”
Dr. Robbins practices in the community where she grew up and is happy to give back by volunteering at Piedmont Hospital, Ben Massell Dental Clinic, and Fulton County Dental Clinics. She has been recognized for her community service and leadership with initiation into the Alpha Upsilon Phi honor society.
Outside of Dentistry Dr. Robbins and her husband Avi enjoy traveling and spending time with their friends and family, although caring for their 2-year-old keeps them pretty busy. Dr. Robbins takes a keen interest in Health and enjoys reading about new trends and research in this field.
Megan S. Filipovic, D.D.S.
“Dr. Megan” is originally from Augusta, Georgia, and attended the University of Georgia where she majored in Biology and graduated with Honors. She went to dental school at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California, and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.).
One of Dr. Megan’s favorite aspects of dentistry is getting to know patients and their families while helping them maintain optimum oral health. Comfort is a top priority, and she strives to provide a pleasant visit for each patient.
Continuing education is important to Dr. Megan in order to provide patients with the best care possible. She is a member of the Atlanta Spear Study Club, the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Megan and her husband enjoy spending time with friends and family, cheering on favorite sports teams, and live music. Dr. Megan enjoys health and fitness, cooking, and volunteering with the Junior League of Atlanta.
Jacob N. Truan, D.M.D.
Dr. Jacob Truan is able to provide outstanding care for his patients through his passion for dentistry, comprehensive skill set and commitment towards patient satisfaction.
Dr. Truan grew up in Augusta, Georgia and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia in 2005, earning his B.S. in Biology. Dr. Truan received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from the Medical College of Georgia in 2012. After graduating dental school, he continued his education by gaining acceptance into the General Practice Residency at Georgia Regents University. As a resident, Dr. Truan received advanced training in IV sedation, implant placement and restoration, surgical extraction including wisdom teeth, bone grafting, sinus augmentation, root canal therapy, etc.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Buckhead Business Association. Continuing education is of upmost importance for Dr. Truan. As an active member of the Spear Study Club, Dr. Truan is able to continuously increase his knowledge of new and improving techniques and materials.
Dr. Truan is also an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Oral Rehabilitation at Augusta University. He enjoys donating his time by supervising and passing along his knowledge to residents in the General Practice Residency.
When not working, Dr. Truan enjoys spending time with his wife and 4-year-old daughter. His family attend Passion City Church. Through their church’s various local outreach programs, Dr. Truan is able to give back to his community. He also enjoys health and fitness through running, exercising, racquetball and golf. Fall is Dr. Truan’s favorite season for many reasons, but mostly because he and his family spend many Saturdays in Athens cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs!