Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Melody J. Schiffer, DMD
DMD, Periodontist & Implant Dentistry
Dr. Melody Schiffer was born and raised in Westchester, NY. After graduating college from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, she continued her education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Following dental school. Dr. Schiffer completed a residency in periodontics and implant dentistry at New York University. She then passed the comprehensive board certification process to become a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Northern District Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontics, and American board of Periodontolgy. She lectures frequently around the country, and has been granted a professorship at New York University.
Dr. Schiffer currently resides in Suwanee with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys community service, travelling, exercise, following Michigan football and spending time with her family.
DDS, PC, Periodontist & Implant Dentistry
Dr. Gary Greenwald has been delivering expert gum treatment and dental implant services in Gwinnett County since 1985. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1981. He then served a year in general practice residency at North Shore University in Manhasset, N.Y. He completed his periodontal training at Emory University in Atlanta in 1984.
Dr. Greenwald is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Southern Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantalogists and the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
In his spare time, Dr. Greenwald enjoys tennis, golf, skiing, fishing, and physical fitness. He is also an avid musician and patron of the arts. He plays the banjo and enjoys bluegrass as well as other music of all kinds, from jazz to pop to classical music. He has been a board member of the Gwinnett County Philharmonic and a supporter of the Aurora Theater in Lawrenceville, GA.
Dr. M. Forest Butler
DDS, MS, PC, Periodontist & Implant Dentistry
Dr. Butler graduated from Emory University School of Dentistry in 1973 and obtained his Specialty Degree in Periodontics from Emory University in 1975. That same year, he began his private practice of Periodontics. In 1979, Dr. Butler received his Post-Doctoral in Bio-Materials Engineering from Georgia Tech with his Thesis on Dental Implants. He has written articles in numerous publications on the subjects of Dental Implants, Periodontics, and Bio-Materials. Dr. Butler is a proud member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, and the International Congress of Implantology.