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Relying on Industry Leaders to Ensure the Best Ways to Serve Our Dental Community

Dental Advisory Board

Meet Leaders in the Dental Community
who Honor Our Efforts by Providing Industry Insights

Dr. Daren
Becker

Atlanta Dental Solutions in Atlanta

With a Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science from American International College and Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dr. Becker began private practice in Atlanta, GA in 1998 with an emphasis on comprehensive restorative, implant and aesthetic dentistry.

He is the owner and practices at Atlanta Dental Solutions. Dr.Becker lives in the Dunwoody area of Atlanta,GA with his wife Amanda, their 10 year old daughter Alicia and 6 1/2 year old daughter Allison. He is passionate about fly-fishing and enjoys traveling, golf and outdoor photography. 

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Dr. George Brown

Peachtree Endodontics in Peachtree City

Dr. George Brown, Jr. graduated from the University of Kentucky and earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.

While establishing his general practice in Lexington, he also served as a clinical instructor at the UK College of Dentistry.

Dr. Brown moved to Cleveland, OH to began his endodontic training at the Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry where he received a Certificate in Endodontics along with a Master of Science in Dentistry.

Two months after graduation, Peachtree Endodontics was opened in Peachtree City, GA.

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Dr. Michael Chalef

Sandy Springs
Dental Associates in Sandy Spring

Born in New York, Dr. Michael Chalef came to Atlanta to attend Emory University, where he received a BA in music and chemistry before attending Emory University School of Dentistry.

Upon graduation, he established a private practice in Sandy Springs, GA. He was also invited back to Emory to teach junior and senior dental students. He currently teaches endodontics to senior dental students from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, and  supervises the General Practice Residents from the Lutheran Medical Center Residency Program based out of Brooklyn, New York.

 

Dr. Frank
Clayton

Clayton Dental • Village Grove in Suwanee

Dr. Frank Clayton is an internationally recognized lecturer, author and clinician.

He has served patients for nearly 20 years, and is a graduate of the University of Georgia and the University of North Carolina’s School of Dentistry.

After hours, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons, and actinides as team dentist for the Georgia Swarm Professional lacrosse team. 

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Dr. Dan
Dunwody

Dunwody Orthodontics in Lawrenceville and Duluth

Attended the University of Georgia before entering an orthodontic residency at Emory University School of Dentistry,
where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and 
Certificate of Orthodontics. 

Dr. Dunwody has been in practice for 30 years and lectured on orthodontics at the Georgia Academy of General Dentistry. He also participates in many continuing education courses.

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Dr. Carol Lefebvre

Dean at The Dental College of Georgia

Born and raised in Michigan, Dr. Carol received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Michigan State University and a DDS and MS in Prosthodontics from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

She was appointed Dean at The Dental College of Georgia (DCG) at Augusta University after serving as the Vice Dean/Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Faculty Affairs.

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Dr. Kaneta Lott

Family and Children’s Dentistry in
Atlanta

Dr. Kaneta Lott has helped to shape the smiles of hundreds of children over 33 years working and owning Family and Children’s Dentistry.  Dr. Lott lectures nationally on Pediatric Dentistry and Dental Traumatology.

She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Emory University and completed her residency at Emory University and Scottish Rite Hospitals. 

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Dr. Robert O'Donnell

O'Donnell's Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Alpharetta

After receiving an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, he completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Emory University. He served five years as Clinical Instructor for Emory’s Department of General Practice Residency for Post Graduate Dentistry before opening his own practice in Alpharetta, GA.

Dr. O’Donnell has provided comprehensive dental care for generations of families in the Atlanta area for over 30 years. 

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Dr. Amy Kuhmichel

Peachtree Dunwoody Oral & Facial Surgery in Sandy Springs

Dr. Amy Kuhmichel grew up in Houston, Texas. She did her undergraduate studies at Carnegie Mellon University and graduated with honors. Dr. Kuhmichel then received her dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After dental school, she completed a four year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Emory University. 

This extensive training involved all aspects of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery including facial trauma, placement of dental implants, corrective jaw surgery, temporomandibular joint disorder and major reconstructive procedures for developmental, congenital and aesthetic problems. 

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Michelle Lee, C.P.C.

Dental Board Chairman

Not only does Ms. Lee lead the day-to-day and manage board communication, she also serves as Executive Director for the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) at Meeting Expectations.

The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is a non-profit dentist membership association that includes clinicians, educators, researchers and industry representatives who advocate for safe and       infection-free delivery of oral healthcare. 

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Dr. Eddie
Pafford

Smile Gwinnett in Gwinnett County

Dr. Pafford has been serving Gwinnett County for over 30 years after attending the Medical College of Georgia and while participating as a member of many dental organizations — including the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Northern District Dental Society, International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists and the Medical College of Georgia Alumni Association. 
 

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Dr Dipesh
Patel

Marietta Dental Professionals in Marietta

Attended the University of Georgia before gaining his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Nova Southeastern University. 

Dr. Patel strives to provide the best in dental care for you and your family at Marietta Dental Professionals. 

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Dr. Zachary Powell

Dentistry of Redford, Sugar Hill & Alma

Dr. Zachary Powell is the CEO and owner of the Dentistry of Sugar Hill, Redford and Alma in Georgia. Dr. Powell practices at locations in Sugar Hill, Athens, Alma and St Simons Island, providing patients of all ages with comprehensive dentistry. He has been in private practice for 18 years and enjoys treating patients of all ages and all walks of life throughout the state of Georgia.  

Dr. Powell graduated with bachelor’s degrees in biology and zoology before acquiring his D.M.D. degree from Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. 

 

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Dr. Robin Reich

Reich Dental Center in Smyrna & Roswell

Practicing since 1984. Attended the University of Michigan and received her D.D.S.  from the University Of Detroit School Of Dentistry.

She is active in many other professional organizations including: the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Hinman Dental Society, Pierre Fuchard Dental Society, Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry and American College of Dentists.
 
She has been recognized as an Honorable Fellow of the Georgia Dental Society and enjoys volunteering at the Ben Massell Dental Clinic.
 

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Dr. Colin Richman

Atlanta Center for Advanced Periodontics, Cosmetic & Implant Surgery in Roswell

Hailing from Johannesburg, South Africa, Dr. Colin Richman has received degrees from the Royal College of Surgeons in London, England, the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, and the University of Connecticut.

He has done  research on periodontal health and  lectures at organizations like the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics, and numerous study clubs. 

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Dr. Troy Schulman

Schulman Esthetic and General Dentistry in Dunwoody

Dr. Troy Schulman has been in private practice as a dentist in the Dunwoody area for more than a decade. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University and the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, he is board certified by the Louisiana  State Board of Dentistry, the Georgia State Board of Dentistry  and the Southern Regional Testing Agency. 
 
Dr. Schulman’s primary goals is to help you maintain optimum oral health. He provides individualized care to ensure each and every patient received the best dental hygiene and treatment available for their specific dental health need. 
 

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