Meet Matthew McRae, Jr., D.M.D., M.A.G.D., P.C.
Dr. Matthew McRae, Jr. has been serving the Athens Community and surrounding areas with quality and professional dental services for over 34-years, by the grace of God. Dr. McRae received his undergraduate studies from Fort Valley State University and dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry.
Dr. McRae later in 1983 received his Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry, and in1993 a Mastership also with the Academy of General Dentistry. Continued studies include Pankey Institute and Sterling Management. Recently, Dr. McRae attended Medical University of South Carolina and successfully completed a course in “Bone and Soft Tissue Grafting for the Dental Implantologist.”
Dr. McRae gets very excited with continued educational courses. It is understood by many, a Dentist who continues in education is a Dentist who knows and understands what he does best in his field and Dr. McRae is that Dentist.
Dr. McRae’s professional organizational membership includes: The Academy Of General Dentistry, Georgia Dental Society, Christian Dental Society, Clarke County Dental Society, National Dental Association, and Implantology Dental Society. Recently, Dr. McRae was presented the distinguished Alumnus Award by the School of Dentistry Alumni at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Dr. McRae co-founded MCG’s McRae-Orrington Dental Scholarship. Most recently voted to serve on the Foundation Board at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, Augusta, Georgia.
Community involvement includes: Boys and Girls Club of America, past Board Member; Athens Human Relations, established Annual Scholarship; Athens Area Health Fairs, Exhibitor. Social organization includes: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and One Hundred Percenters, Inc.
Dr. McRae is an Elder at Church of The Nations where he is very active with Missions. Annually Dr. McRae serves individuals in Nicaragua with their dental needs.
He is one of the founders and supporters of Los Playoas School (Nicaragua). He is married to Barbara and they have four children: Matthew III (Heather), Kenneth Lennell, Barbara Shundria, Jennifer Shuntae and six beautiful grandchildren.
Meet Flavia M. Popescu D.M.D.
Dr. Popescu, a native of Romania, earned her D.D.S. degree in May 2004 after completing six years of study at University in Cluj Romania. Soon after graduation, she began her career as a full-time dentist at the count hospital in Cluj. After meeting her future husband, a native of Atlanta, during a summer work abroad program she immigrated to the United States. In April 2007 she was admitted to the Unitversity of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine where she earned a D.M.D. degree in May 2009. Shortly after graduating she and her husband moved back to the North Georgia area settling in Bethlehem. They attend First Romanian Baptist Church and First Baptist Atlanta.
She loves her job as a dentist. She especially enjoys meeting new people and wants to make a difference in the lives of her patients.
Dr. Matthew McRae, Jr. specializes in beautifying smiles and helping you improve your overall appearance. His experienced and friendly Athens, GA staff takes great pride in keeping your smile beautiful. Our promise to you is that the crowns, bridges and veneers we create will look as good as or better than the teeth nature gave you. And to make sure we keep that promise, the products we recommend and use are the highest quality and incredibly durable. You can trust your smile with us.