Meet the Dobson Ortho team!
The Dobson family has teamed together to bring you a new option in your trusted source of customized orthodontic appliances, Dobson Ortho Laboratory, located just north of Atlanta, GA. We are a family-owned and family-operated laboratory looking to bring the personal contact back between your practice and the lab.
The Dobson Family alone brings to your practice over 150 combined years of orthodontic appliance craftsmanship, specializing in manufacturing, product development, customer service and laboratory operations.
All appliances are manufactured in the USA.
John Dobson, President & CEO
John brings over 40 years of laboratory management experience to the company. He first started at the bench at Professional Positioners, then became the Director of Operations at Allesee Orthodontic Appliances and also served as the Operations Manager at Specialty Appliances. In his career, he served as an invited guest lecturer on behalf of Dr. Ron Roth at his training facility in San Francisco, CA. John is married to his wife Wendy and they have 2 sons, Joshua and James.
Josh Dobson, Vice President & CFO
Josh holds a Business Management & Accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin and brings over 24 years of laboratory management experience to the company. He first started at the bench as a spring retainer technician at Allesee Orthodontic Appliances and later became their Purchasing & Materials Manager for several years. Josh also served as a Marketing Manager for Specialty Appliances and has also served as the Marketing Coordinator for the Ministerial and Evangelism Department at the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Josh currently oversees our Accounting, Purchasing, Metals and Acrylic departments. Josh is married to his wife Connie and they have twin children named Jeremiah and Emma.
James Dobson, Vice President / Digital Production
James brings over 24 years of production experience to the company. He first started at the bench at Allesee Orthodontic Appliances as an Aligner technician and later moved to the digital team. He then became the Digital Production Lead at Specialty Appliances where he learned the ins and outs of digital setups and 3D printing. James is married to his wife Michelle.
Wendy Dobson, Lab Technician
Wendy brings over 40 years of laboratory experience to the company. She first started at the bench at Professional Positioners as a setup technician. Wendy later became the Senior Lead of the Aligner department at Allesee Orthodontic Appliances and was also a part of the aligner department at Specialty Appliances. Wendy is married to her husband John.
Connie Dobson, Lab Technician
Connie brings over 22 years of laboratory experience with the company. She first started at the bench at Allesee Orthodontic Appliances as a positioner technician and later became a trained wire bender a couple years later. Connie then "retired" from wires to start a new career to raise their twin children, Jeremiah & Emma. Over the last few years, she has done some part time wire bending for Specialty Appliances and now heads up our Wire & Acrylic Department. Connie is married to her husband Josh.
Michelle Dobson, Customer Service
Michelle brings 8 years of laboratory customer service experience to the company. Previously, Michelle was a teacher in Wisconsin for several years, specializing in high school math. Michelle is married to her husband James.
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Dobson Ortho Laboratory, Inc.
2130 Hilton Drive, Suite B
Gainesville, GA 30501
Mon-Thu 9:00am - 4:30pm EST; Fri 9:00am-4:00pm EST
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