4955 Alton Tucker Boulevard NE, Suite 600, Sugar Hill, GA 30518 (678) 367-0228

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Our Team

Dr. Bridgett Jorgensen

 

Dentist

 

Dr. Bridgett Jorgensen graduated in 1992 from Southern Illinois University, School of Dental Medicine. Prior to dental school, she was a dental assistant and hygienist for several years here in Atlanta. She is a member of the ADA, GDA, NDDS and is the former president of the Gwinnett Dental Society. Dr Jorgensen works Mondays and Wednesdays. She has been married to her high school sweetheart, Allen Jorgensen, since 1981. Together the Jorgensens have four children; Christopher, Delaney, Eric, and Tanner. Christopher is married to Anita and they live in San Antonio, Texas, where he is doing a medical residency in Psychiatry. They just had their first baby, a daughter named Violet, in late 2015. Delaney graduated from UGA in 2014 and is in dental school at Boston University. Eric is a junior finance major at UGA and Tanner is a sophomore marketing major at UGA.

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Dr. Perrice Murray

Dentist

Dr Perrice Murray – Donastorg is from San Angelo, Texas and moved to Sugar Hill when she was in middle school. She graduated in 2004 from North Gwinnett High School. Dr. Murray earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry from Georgia State University in 2008. She began dental school in Augusta, Georgia and graduated from Georgia Regents University, College of Dental Medicine in 2012. Perrice has office hours at North Gwinnett Dental Care on Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays. Dr. Murray and her husband, Adrien, (whom she’s known since 7th grade) currently reside in Buford. Together they have an adorable daughter named Ansley and a newborn son, Ashton. Perrice is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association and Hinman Dental Society. In her spare time she likes walking with her family, exercising, trying different foods and restaurants, and cruising.

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Ms. Lori Thomas

 

Patient Care Coordinator

 

Lori joined North Gwinnett Dental Care in 2009 as one of our patient care coordinators. Lori previously worked at a dermatologist office, an orthopedist office and was the director of a preschool. She was born in Illinois, moved and married her husband, Steve, in 1983. They have two daughters. Lindsay, who works at North Gwinnett Dental Care also, and Abby, who attends UGA and lives in Athens. Steve, Lori, and Lindsay reside in Braselton.

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Ms. Judi Gritz

 

Patient Coordinator

 

Judi is a patient coordinator and is the friendly face you will most likely encounter when arriving at our office. She has been with North Gwinnett Dental Care since 2000 and is the “rock” of our administrative team. Judi is the proud wife of David and mom of two grown sons, Nick and Zac. Both of her children are married to beautiful women and she has four grandchildren, three girls and one boy. They all live in the Atlanta area.

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Ms. Marlene Polnett

 

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

 

Marlene is an expanded function dental assistant and began working at North Gwinnett Dental Care in 2013. She was born in Illinois but moved down to Georgia in 1986 (so she’s nearly a native!). She was a stay at home mom to her twin daughters, born in 1992, for many years. She joined the dental field in 2006 and loves learning new things every day. In her spare time, she reads and works out. Marlene lives in Sugar Hill. Her daughter, Kayla, is a Georgia Tech grad and lives in Atlanta. Asia is in the Army and currently lives in Colorado.

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Ms. Damaris Ardelean

 

Registered Dental Hygienist

 

Damaris joined North Gwinnett Dental Care in 2015. She has been a hygienist since 2009 and works at North Gwinnett Dental Care on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Damaris was raised in Washington state and moved to Georgia in 2005. She was a Dental Assistant before going to school for Dental Hygiene. Damaris graduated from Central Georgia Tech with an Associates in Dental Hygiene. She loves dentistry and hopes to one day further her education in periodontics. She and her husband, Nathan, have four small children; Joseph, Jace, Noelle and Sephora.

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Ms. Krysten McElrea

 

Dental Assistant

 

Krysten is a dental assistant with several years of experience in cosmetic, endodontic and orthodontic dentistry, as well as oral surgery. She  has lived all over the country because her father was in the military. She was born in New Jersey, and has lived in California, South Carolina and now Georgia.  She has three brothers and enjoys cooking for her family, especially her nieces and nephew. Krysten joined North Gwinnett Dental Care in 2017. She loves her career – especially educating and making patients look forward to their dental visits!

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Ms. Kathy Martin

 

Childcare Supervisor

 

Kathy joined North Gwinnett Dental Care in 2016 and has been a great addition to our playroom! She was born and raised in Michigan. She has a son, Michael, daughter-in-law, Terrie, and three grandsons (Michael Paul, Jonathon and Bradley) that all live back in Michigan. Kathy has spent the last twenty years in childcare and loves kids! She moved to Georgia in 2004 and enjoys nature and spending time with family and friends.