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GroupEstablished in 1981, Marietta Dental Associates is a family and cosmetic dental group providing quality dental care to the Marietta-Kennestone Hospital area.

As a result of a continued commitment to providing quality, personalized care in a safe and trusted environment, MDA has become Cobb’s largest family-oriented group. The doctors that compose the group have over 100 years of combined experience and each has a unique practice with the common goal of providing comprehensive diagnosis and treatment at one location.

We provide a warm, caring atmosphere from the moment we speak to you on the phone to the waiting area into the treatment room. We stay on the cutting edge of technology to offer you the best treatment available. Our top priority is your comfort and satisfaction. We strive to exceed our clients expectations. Treating our clients as we would our own families has brought us the reputation of trustworthiness and a tradition of excellence in the community.

Our Services

Restorative Dentistry

Correcting the bite to proper form and function for decayed, missing or diseased teeth.


In home or in office Zoom Whitening, bonding and veneers for an attractive smile.


Straightening of the teeth for children and adults.


Treatment of gum disease.

Oral Surgery

Extractions, tissue biopsies and pre restorative surgery.

Dental Implants

Artificial substitutes for missing tooth roots to which artificial teeth can be firmly attached.


Treatment of joint sounds or pain to the jaw.

Our Team


Dr. Earl AdkissonJ. Earl Adkisson, Jr., DMD, FAGD

Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
Georgia Dental Association
Northwest District Dental Society
Renaissance Study Club

Dr. Earl Adkisson was born in Atlanta, Georgia and reared in Cobb County. Dr. Adkisson has practiced general dentistry in Marietta, Georgia, since his graduation in 1974 from The Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. In 1980, he was a founding partner of Marietta Dental Associates. Dr. Adkisson has completed many postdoctoral lecture series in esthetic and functional dentistry including cosmetic dentistry, occlusion, endodontics, implants, and oral surgery. Dr. Adkisson is a graduate of American Laser College. He attends many continuing education courses yearly because of the concern and compassion he has for his patients. His passion is to improve the dental health and esthetics for his patients. Dr. Adkisson is a Cerec certified dentist.

Dr. Adkisson is a member of the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry faculty. He is very active in church, schools, civic, and professional organizations. Some of these organizations include Kiwanis, Citizens Advisory Committees for Cobb County Schools, president of Harrison High School basketball and golf booster clubs and his neighborhood association. He and his wife, Brenda, were married in 1976 and are active members of Roswell Street Baptist Church. They have three children, John and his wife Katie, Alyson and her husband Nelson, and Greg. Dr. Adkisson’s interests outside of dentistry include playing golf and watching any sporting event. He also enjoys spending time with and spoiling his five grandsons.

Dr. Bryan Robinson

Dr. Bryan Robinson, DMD

Marist School
Georgia Tech
University of Alabama School Dental School
American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Academy of General Dentists since, Hinman Dental Society

Dr Bryan Robinson joined Marietta Dental Associates in 2002 after graduating from dental school. Dr Robinson enjoys treating patients of all ages. He is passionate about serving patients in the most relaxed and comfortable environment possible. Dr. Robinson has attended numerous continuing education seminars (cosmetics, tooth whitening, dental implants, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, occlusion, and snore guards.) As a general dentist he wants to be able to provide a wide range of services to better care for his patients.

Dr. Robinson was a part of a several families in Marietta that helped form Christ the Redeemer Church of Marietta in 2013. He is involved in Marietta WorkMatters and Good Samaritan Cobb. He is married Mandy and has three daughters, Sydney, Meg, and Ally and one son, James. They live off the square in Marietta. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and running.

Dr. Orlando LopezDr. Orlando Lopez, DMD

Dr. Lopez is an Atlanta native, he comes from a long line of physicians, both his father & grandfather are well respected Atlanta Doctors.

Dr. Lopez is a graduate of the University of Georgia (and huge DAWG fan), Dr. Lopez also graduated from The Medical College of Georgia & completed a residency with focus on implants, IV sedation, wisdom teeth, and endodontics.

Dr. Lopez is already winning patients over, his motto is “I believe in connecting with patients by finding common ground, so don’t be shocked when you have to drag me out of a room after talking for a while. I have a ‘do whatever it takes’ attitude when it comes to patient care.”

When not at the office Dr. Lopez enjoys camping, hiking, hunting, shooting, paddle boarding, going to UGA and Braves games, spoiling his 3 nieces, and spending time with friends and family.

Marietta Dental is so thrilled to have Dr. Lopez on their team! He is accepting new patients and seeing children starting at age 3.


Karen Casteel

Dr. Bryan Robinson

Margo Higdon

Dr. Bryan Robinson

Tammi Kitchens

Dr. Earl Adkisson

Hope Morgan

Dr. Earl Adkisson

Meg Mowery

Dr. Bryan Robinson

Lisa Richardson

Dr. Bryan Robinson


Jennifer Martin

Office Manager

Cathy Burgess

Insurance Coordinator

Lesley Foster

Patient Account Representative

Lynne Murray

Financial Coordinator


Alisha Dotson

Dr. Bryan Robinson

Lisa Ricketts

Dr. Earl Adkisson

Sheila Wilkie

Dr. Orlando Lopez

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644 Cherokee Street • Marietta, GA, 30060 • O: 770.424.6569 • F: 770.424.9433

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