Dr. Schwendiman, DMD
• Idaho State University
• University of Lousiville
• University of Phoenix
Dr. Schwendiman began working in a dental lab at the age of thirteen, and continued in the field throughout high school and into college. Born in the great state of Idaho, Dr. Schwendiman earned his undergraduate degree from Idaho State University in 1996. He was accepted into the dental program at the University of Louisville, where he graduated with his DMD in 2000. Since then his practice has been focused in esthetic dentistry. Dr. Schwendiman also decided to further his education, returning to school in 2006 to earn his MBA at the University of Phoenix.
Dr. Schwendiman earned the prestigious Fellowship position in the Academy of General Dentistry - an honor achieved by only 7% of dentists. He was a founding member of the Dominion Study Club, and a co-founder of the P.U.R.E. Dental Group, a continuing education roundtable. Dr. Schwendiman maintains professional memberships in the Academy of General Dentistry and the Georgia Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Schwendiman is an outspoken advocate for continuing education, and personally participates in more than 100 hours per year—five times the amount required by the state of Georgia.
As a former faculty member at the Nash Institute for Dental Learning, Dr. Schwendiman provided instruction in dental materials and esthetic services. He has lectured nationally on several dental-related topics and spoken at the annual meeting of the prestigious American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Schwendiman was a regular contributor to a column, "EFDA," published in CDA. He has developed a continuing education video in conjunction with the National Dental Network discussing composite restorations. He is a product reviewer for both Dental Product Shopper and Contemporary Product Solutions. Dr. Schwendiman served as a board advisor to Dental Service Group, a large national dental laboratory chain. He is currently considered a Scholar with the Gerson Lerhman Group, and regularly conducts surveys for companies considering investments in dental-related products and services.
In 2006, Dr. Schwendiman was voted by his peers, as a "Top Dentist" in both the Washingtonian and Northern Virginia magazines. He was a top vote recipient for "Top Cosmetic Dentist" in the Northern Virginia Magazine.
Dr. Schwendiman loves to enjoy life. He believes in treating his patients the same way he would family, often becoming fast friends with them. Dr. Schwendiman likes to spend time with his family and kids when he is away from the office.
Dr. Beeson, DDS
• Rock Climbing
• Being outdoors with family
Dr. Beeson grew up in Sammamish Washington just east of Seattle. Growing up in Washington helped him gain a love for the outdoors and all the activities the area had to offer. Skiing, trail running, hiking and biking occupied much of his time growing up.
After high school Dr. Beeson served a 2 year mission for his Church in Peru, where he gained a love for the people and a true appreciation for what he had been given. Following his mission he continued his education at BYU-Idaho where he met his amazing wife Melody. When she was accepted into a dental hygiene program in Utah, he transferred to the Provo Utah campus of BYU, where he earned a B.S. in Biology. Dr. Beeson is the proud father of 3, his oldest was just a baby while he attended Dental School at Marquette University School of Dentistry. As a student at Marquette he had many opportunities to volunteer and provide dental treatment and oral health education to residents of Milwaukee and the surrounding areas. Upon completion of graduation requirements Dr. Beeson completed an externship to expand his skills as a general dentist.
Dr. Beeson believes in a conservative approach to dentistry and strives to treat each of his patients as he would his own family. He is happy to offer a free second opinion and answer any questions you may have regarding your oral health.
Dr. Troy Davidson, Pediatric Dentist
• University of Virginia
• All water sports
• Mountain climbing
• Beating Dr. Crosby at Ping-Pong
Dr. Troy Davidson was born and raised in Orem, Utah. After graduation from high school, he studied at Brigham Young University (BYU), served a two-year church mission to the people of Paraguay (becoming fluent in Spanish along the way), and returned to graduate from BYU with a Merit Scholarship to study dentistry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
After graduating, and receiving his DDS from UCLA, Dr. Davidson chose to further his education attending the General Practice Residency at the University of Virginia (where he served as the chief resident) and, soon afterward, decided to specialize in the field of pediatric dentistry. Dr. Davidson sought and was awarded the highly coveted single resident position in the Pediatric Dental Program at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. During this training, he simultaneously completed a multidisciplinary post-doctoral fellowship in neurodevelopmental disabilities. Shortly after completing his formal training, Dr. Davidson was awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, the highest distinction in this specialty.
Dr. Davidson, combines extensive training and experience with a compassionate, fun, and professional approach. He takes great satisfaction in helping children have a positive, healthy dental experience, founded in a relationship of trust. As the father of four young children, Dr. Davidson relates to parents and their desire that their children receive the best possible dental care.
Dr. Davidson has been heavily involved in service his entire life. He helped establish a South Central Care and worked with the Latin American Dental Society to provide dental care and education to underserved Los Angeles area children. He has also been involved in Habitat for Humanity and organized and managed a $35,000 fundraising operation to rebuild earthquake ravaged regions of El Salvador.
Dr. Davidson enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Amber, and their three young children.
Dr. Michael Crosby, Orthodontist
• University of Utah
• University of Nebraska
Dr. Michael Crosby was born - the second of eight children - in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mike got to know the family orthodontist well, as seemingly each of his siblings - including himself - went through the office for orthodontics.
After a rich and varied undergraduate experience that included academic work at the University of Utah, a five-month study abroad in Israel at the BYU Jerusalem Center, and a two year church mission serving the people of Brazil, Mike began his graduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He excelled both academically and clinically during Dental School and earned several awards and recognitions. One important recognition involved Mike's selection as mentor and guide to other dental students in their educational progress.
Dr. Crosby graduated dental school cum laude in 2005 and entered the University of Nebraska Medical Center for his orthodontic residency. He is one of the few students to complete his orthodontic training in conjunction with a Master of Science Degree. His thesis involving the use of computer models to better understand the physics and pathology of TMJ was recognized with the Charles Schultz Resident Scholar award, and Dr. Crosby has coauthored many papers based on the findings of this research.
Dr. Crosby has been married to his wife, Kristine, since 2001. They are the parents of four children: Kira, Noah, Brady, and Lucy. In 2010, Noah was diagnosed with Type I diabetes on his fourth birthday. Dr. Crosby and his wife are heavily involved in diabetes research and causes that support improving quality of life and finding a cure for those who suffer from this disease. They support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). For more information, and ways to help, please visit www.jdrf.org.
Outside of work, Mike enjoys time with his family and playing sports. He is the undisputed ping-pong champion of his family, extended family, former classmates, and current coworkers. He recently purchased a table for his office at Johns Creek, and is up for a game anytime if you'd like to drop by and challenge him.