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Meet Our Dental Team

Dr. Paul Nagode Family Dentistry Serving Atlanta, Cobb County, Buckhead, and the surrounding Sandy Springs areas.
Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from Warner Robins, GA, Leah is a graduate of the Middle Georgia Technical College Dental Hygiene program, is CPR certified & has completed OSHA and periodontal training.  Dedicated to providing consistent, comfortable services for children and adults, Leah enjoys helping each patient achieve their optimum oral health & smile goals. She will get to know you and your specific preferences to make each cleaning a fun, refreshing visit.
Fun-loving and quick to laugh, Leah enjoys golf, beaches, traveling, finding new restaurants, and Lucy, her chocolate Lab. 

Dr. Paul Nagode Family Dentistry - Leah Young
Registered Dental Hygienist


Frankie began her dental career in 2000, graduating from Palm Beach Community College as a Certified Dental Assistant in her native South Florida. She later continued her education to graduate from the Medical College of Georgia as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. Having specialized in both Pediatric Dentistry and Periodontal Therapy, Frankie finds it gratifying to give care to her patients in a calm, caring atmosphere where their comfort and total well-being are the primary concern. Her gentle yet thorough touch, easy-going personality & compassionate nature make your hygiene visits a fun experience.

In her “free time,” Frankie enjoys spending time with her husband and two adorable children, preferably sailing or hiking.

Dr. Paul Nagode Family Dentistry -Francis Kane
Dental Assistant


Born and raised in Atlanta to first-generation Russian immigrants, Susanna’s fluency in Eastern European languages has endeared her to all our multi-lingual patients. With certifications in radiology and CPR, she regularly participates in Continuing Education, although it’s her compassion that evokes compliments from those apprehensive about dental treatment. Susanna’s capabilities and skills make every visit pleasant and smooth - for both Dr and patient! 

Susanna attended Georgia Perimeter College in Dunwoody and currently spends most of her spare time between her two adorable nephews and large extended family. Most weekends involve cooking, baking, socializing with family & friends, and attending the International Gospel Outreach church in Smyrna. Her favorite activities include hiking, volleyball, and being outdoors.

Dr. Paul Nagode Family Dentistry - Susanna Petrenko
Office Administrator

A Florida transplant - - (Go Gators!), Abby has a background in both Real Estate and Dentistry. Hers is the warm, cheerful voice on the phone when you call for an appointment and the bright, friendly smile to greet you upon arrival. With 18 years of dental admin experience, Abby strives to help patients understand all aspects of their dental care, financial options, and insurance benefits. 

Married to the sweetest Hubby ever, Abby has a wonderful son & daughter-in-law and two incredible little grand-daughters. She is active at Northside PB Church in Roswell and has participated in 3 international mission trips. A self-proclaimed “Handy Girl” her hobbies include knitting, crochet, and all things DIY!

Dr. Paul Nagode Family Dentistry - Abby Hopke
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