Meet our Team

Dr. Michelle F. Ireland, Dentist / Prosthodontist

Canton Dentist Dr. Michelle Ireland of Cumming

Dr. Michelle F. Ireland founded Ireland Restorative Dentistry to provide comprehensive dental care to the community. For over 20 years, Dr. Ireland has built a reputation as a caring, personable and competent dentist with a speciality in Prosthodontics.

Licensed as a Dentist and certified in fixed and removable Prosthodontics,  Dr. Michelle Ireland received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1994 and her certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics in 1996 from UAB School of Dentistry.

She has served as a professor UAB School of Dentistry in the Department of Prosthodontics from 1999 to 2008 where she enjoyed teaching Crown and Bridge Prosthodontics and Removable Prosthodontics with an emphasis on esthetics, occlusion, and implant restoration.  From 1996 to 2012, Dr. Ireland maintained a private practice limited to Prosthodontics in Chattanooga, Tennessee, later relocating to Georgia and seeing patients at a practice in Buford, Georgia.

During her faculty appointment she was responsible for instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  She has given many lectures and has served as the main speaker for continuing education courses at both the local and district dental societies and study clubs.  To best serve patients, Dr. Irleand maintains her prosthodontic certification through continuing education courses and lectures.

Dr. Ireland is happy to serve patients at Ireland Restorative Dentistry.  Dr. Ireland prides herself in remaining active and supportive of the local community. Together with her husband David, son Jonathon, and daughter Katie, they enjoy attending sporting events and cheer competitions, as well as traveling as a family.

Melissa Wellborn, Office Manager

Anna Fisher, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dentist Canton Cumming Georgia

Anna has over 23 years of experience as a Dental Hygienist, almost ten at our practice.  She graduated in 1995 from Erie Community College where she received the Golden Scholar Award.  She has been a member of the American Dental Association for over 23 years and enjoys her job as a hygienist.  Anna loves working with patients to educate them about their oral health and learning about them personally.

Originally from Moscow, Russia, Anna comes from a family of dental professionals, including her parents who were both Dentists.  Anna resides in Alpharetta, Georgia with her family and little dog, Charlie.  She loves to cook, travel, read books, and knit.  She loves spending time with her grandchild, Mikaela and looks forward to visiting to the beach.

DeJay Phillips, Dental Assistant

Krisa Swanson, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dentist Canton Cumming Georgia

Krisa been a dental hygienist for 17 wonderful years.  She graduated with honors in 2002 from Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) located in Savannah,Ga.  While attending AASU, she received the award for best table clinic where she presented on the “Trends of locally delivered antibiotic therapy” to treat periodontal disease.

Krisa loves educating patients on their oral health because oral health plays such a role in the overall health of the body.  She loves developing lasting relationships with patients from all walks of life and takes great pride in her job.  She strives to be best clinician she can be by attending as many continuing education courses available, to deliver excellent service to her patients .

She is originally from Jesup, Ga and resides in Cumming with her family.  She currently has a high schooler and a rising kindergartner in the Forsyth County School system and a new baby on the way.

Her family and friends would describe her as passionate about my job and my kids, relatable, honest, friendly, and dependable.  Krisa loves to travel, the outdoors, gardening, home improvement projects and decorating.  Her favorite vacation spot would be anywhere on a beach!   She has traveled to Hawaii, Italy, and Mexico and would love to visit Costa Rica and Greece in the future.

Tailor Dixon, Dental Assistant