Atlanta Parent asked our readers – moms and dads just like you – to nominate the best dentists, orthodontists and oral surgeons around Atlanta.

Here are more in-depth profiles on highlighted dentists from our February issue.

Family/General Dentistry
Orthodontists
Pediatric Dentists

Atlanta Parent readers have also nominated the best health professionals, pediatricians, OB/GYNs, and more from around Atlanta. Click here for those listings.

Family/General Dentistry                

Cann, Roberta, DMD
Cann Dentistry
“Absolutely brilliant team of doctors, nurses and front desk. Very friendly, makes my child feel at ease.” Joyce, K.  

D’Auria, Dominick, DDS
Aberdeen Dental Group
“We will never see another dentist! He is very nice, gentle and great with kids too.” -Spring S.

Hernandez, Miguel, DDS
Vital Smiles Georgia
“They work with me regarding work hours and scheduling on weekends if need to. They are flexible with scheduling appointments.” -Wonsiah K.

Johnson, Javier, DDS
Vital Smiles Georgia
“Honest and efficient!” -L.J.

Nia, Bahar, DMD
Buckhead Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
“I like the way Dr. Bahar and her staff make you feel like family. This practice is run by genuinely caring people; the practice itself is very professional yet relaxed.” -Jan K.

 Punjani, Zahra, DMD
Cann Dentistry
We love the staff at Cann Dentistry.  Their approach is kind and knowledgeable.

Reed, Celia, DMD
Children’s Dental Center
“When your kids ask to go to the dentist, it’s a winning situation! My kids are never scared or nervous to come in. Dr. Reed, hygienists and staff are so easy to work with and talk to my kids in a way they understand. The location and hours are super convenient and the team is very accommodating.” –Magi I.

Orthodontics 

Ceneviz, Caroline, DMD
Chamblee Orthodontics
Dr Ceneviz is the kindest and friendliest orthodontist I know. She genuinely cares about her patients. Her office hours are great and the practice location is clean and friendly. It’s so cozy and comfortable in the office. Everyone is always smiling!” -Destiny M.

Francis, Oral C., DDS, DC
Suwanee Orthodontics, Decatur Orthodontics
“We are happy with Decatur Orthodontics. They have early morning appointments and are very efficient, we never wait more than a couple minutes.” -Kate R.

Long, Meridith, DMD, MS
Children’s Dental Center
We love Dr. Long at Children’s Dental. The office is so cool – trains! The staff is so personable and punctual. Highly recommend!” -Chad N.

Yavari, Javid, DMD, MS
Crabapple Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
Cumming Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
“My daughter used to have issues with going to the dentist, but he was patient with her, giving her time to acclimate to her new environment. Now my kids enjoy going to the dentist.” –Brittany O.

Pediatric Dentistry

Booker, Jovas, DMD
Children’s Dental Center
“Super kid friendly! My boys LOVE all the trains in the lobby. They both get so excited when it’s time to have their teeth cleaned. I’ve recommended Children’s Dental Center to so many of my friends and to new families who have moved to our neighborhood.” – Katrina R. 

Bradberry, R. David, DMD
Bradberry Pediatric Dentistry
“Dr. Bradberry and his staff have been providing exceptional care to my children for over 18 years. He truly cares about his patients and takes the time to speak to parents directly about the care and concerns he has for your child. Their location and hours are extremely convenient. I highly recommend him.” -Teresa K.

Christianson, Judy, DDS
Brookhaven Children’s Dentistry
We have been with Dr. Judy for many years now and she cares for both of my children. They love to see her and the staff are great as well.” -Julia G.

Dhawan, Hemant, DMD
Crabapple Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
Cumming Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
“Great first visit with my daughter. She was so scared, but Dr. Dhawan put her at ease quickly. The visit was quick and the staff was great.” -Michael S.

Eaton, Jonathan, DDS, MS
Eaton Pediatric Dentistry
“The dentist and staff are so genuinely kind and patient with my children, which is good because both of my little ones are natural worriers. They are easy to work with for scheduling and send me multiple reminders, which is helpful when juggling life! The staff is so sweet and my kids look forward to seeing them. Now that’s rare…to look forward to going to the dentist!” -Shannon S.

Elkaiali, Luiaxn, “Lulu,” DMD
Children’s Dental Zone
“The amazing Dr. Lulu and her team understand how to soothe children’s fears. We have been to many dentists and CDZ is by far the most positive, attentive, and supportive dental practice ever. The entire staff went out of their way to help my daughter, who has severe anxiety about dentists.”-Kimberly N.

Hassan, Zeyad, DMD
A to Z Pediatric Dentistry
“No other dentist matches the empathy, energy and level of care that Dr. Hassan provides. He stands alone in his approach and has an incredibly loyal clientele.” -Steven M.

King, Danny, DDS
Children’s Dental Zone
Dr. King has that “it” factor when it comes to kids! Not only is the facility breathtaking but Dr. King has fun with children and builds trust, which makes them feel safe. Love this place a thousand times over.” –Kat B.

LaGree, Tom, MD
Children’s Dental Zone
“Dr. Tom is an amazing dentist. He jokes and interacts with patients to make them comfortable and really takes time to explain the treatment to parents. Dr. Tom is all about preventive measures and only doing what a child needs.” -Brittany P. 

Leach, Michael J., DDS
“We’ve been going to Dr. Leach for many years. All of my children love him and his office is super friendly. Dr. Leach takes the time to explain the game plan, which I appreciate.” -S.S.

Susan H. Lee, DMD
Dr. Lee is very knowledgeable, talented, compassionate, kind and respectful with every kid. I highly recommend her office for both straight-forward cleanings as well as more complex procedures. I also recommend her for kids with special needs.” -Paula W.

Lopyan, Rochelle, DMD
Children’s Dental Center
“Good hours, lots of convenient locations, best dental care, office staff is efficient. I’ve never experienced a problem!” -Jessica S.

Mazzawi, Anthea Drew, DMD
Cherokee Children’s Dentistry
“Dr. Drew is warm, caring, informative, and great with kids. The front office staff is friendly and informative. Dr. Drew even called me at home to follow up after my son’s appliance installation. Her love and dedication to her patients shows – I can’t say enough good things about Dr Drew!” -Rebecca G. 

Mazzawi, Miles, DMD
Cherokee Children’s Dentistry
“Dr. Mazzawi is amazing. With six kids we have had our share of dental needs. Always professional, always reassuring, and he does top quality work. I cannot recommend him enough!” -D.C.

Murphy, Byron, DDS
Children’s Dental Center
“Awesome décor in waiting rooms at Cartersville and Acworth locations. I have taken my children here for 23 years and would highly recommend them.” -Brooke D.

Nia, Azi S., DMD
Nia Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
“I have never seen a dentist treat her patients more like family than Dr. Azi. She is by far the most caring dentist I’ve ever met. Every patient leaves her chair with a smile.” -Nora M.

Procter, Nirali, DMD
Cherokee Children’s Dentistry
“She is always the best with my son. So caring and gentle. We love her.” -Brittney S.

Procter, Nirali, DMD
Children’s Dental Zone
“Dr. Procter is so kind and kids are naturally drawn to her positive, upbeat personality. Her work is perfection and my children love going to visit her.” -Aleks L. 

Thompson, Barbara, DDS
Children’s Dental Center
“She is so very nice and kind and makes going to the dentist a peaceful occasion – not scary. My kids look forward to their visits.” -Jesse G.

FAMILY/GENERAL DENTISTRY

Cann, Roberta, DMD Cann Dentistry, Atlanta
D’Auria, Dominick M., DDS Aberdeen Dental, Peachtree City & Newnan
Golik, Blazej W., DDS Aberdeen Dental, Peachtree City & Newnan
Harvey, Thaddeus, DDS Buckhead Family Dentistry, Atlanta
Hernandez, Miguel, DDS Vital Smiles Georgia, Norcross
Johnson, Javier, DDS Vital Smiles Georgia, Albany
McGee, James M., DMD James M McGee DMD PC Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Stone Mountain
Nia, Bahar, DDS Buckhead Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, Atlanta
Paige, Travis, DDS Buckhead Family Dentistry, Atlanta
Pate, Peter, DDS Dentistry in Buckhead, Atlanta
Punjani, Zahra DMD Cann Dentistry, Atlanta
Reed, Celia, DMD Children’s Dental Center, P.C. Acworth,
Cartersville and Rome
Stephens, Diane, DMD TranscenDental Smiles of Georgia, Stone Mountain
Thomas, Michael A. Jr., DMD Marietta Smile Gallery, Marietta

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Ariaban, Nanna, DDS Polkadot Dentistry, Alpharetta
Bak, Yangsun, DDS Windward Pediatric Dentistry, Alpharetta
Booker, Jovas, DMD Children’s Dental Center, P.C. Acworth, Cartersville and Rome
Bradberry, David, DMD Bradberry Pediatric Dentistry, Marietta
Christianson, Judy, DDS Brookhaven Children’s Dentistry, Atlanta
Dhawan, Hemant, DMD Crabapple Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics Cumming Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics Alpharetta, Cumming, Vickery Village
Doornbos, Mary, DMD Parkside Pediatric Dentistry, Marietta
Eaton, Jonathan, DDS, MS Eaton Pediatric Dentistry, Decatur
Elkaiali, Lujayn “Lulu”, DMD Children’s Dental Zone, Johns Creek
Hassan, Zeyad DMD A to Z Pediatric Dentistry, Atlanta
Herrin, Brent DMD Herrin Pediatric Dentistry, Marietta
Henry, Sarita DDS Just Kids Dentistry, Snellville
Howard, Jaha, DDS, MS A+ Pediatric Dentistry, Atlanta
Jordan, Teresa, DMD East Atlanta Pediatric Dentistry, Atlanta
King, Danny, DDS Children’s Dental Zone, Johns Creek
LaGree, Tom, MD Children’s Dental Zone, Johns Creek
Leach, Michael J., DDS Pediatric Dentistry, Alpharetta
Lee, Susan, DMD Children’s Dentistry, Atlanta
Lopyan, Rochelle, DMD Children’s Dental Center, P.C. Cartersville
Madhiwala, Priya, DMD Children’s Dental Village, Roswell
Mazzawi, Anthea Drew, DMD Cherokee Children’s Dentistry, Canton
Mazzawi, Miles, DMD Cherokee Children’s Dentistry, Canton
Murphy, Byron, DDS Children’s Dental Center PC, Cartersville & Acworth
Nia, Azi, DMD Nia Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Canton & East Cobb
Popple, Ben, DMD White Oak Pediatric Dentistry, Newnan
Procter, Nirali, DMD Cherokee Children’s Dentistry, Canton; Children’s Dental Zone, Johns Creek
Thompson, Barbara, DDS Children’s Dental Center, P.C. Acworth, Cartersville
Trotter, Leigh Ann, DMD Trotter & Patel Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Canton
Turner, Jason E., DMD Turner Pediatric Dentistry, Acworth
Yoo, Jina, MD Happy Children Pediatric Dentistry, Vinings
Williamson, Anjali, DDS Morningside Pediatric Dentistry, Atlanta

ORTHODONTICS

Allen, Tameka, DDS Braces Braces, 8 metro Atlanta locations
Bennett, William, DMD, MSD Foundations Orthodontics, Rome
Ceneviz, Caroline, DMD Chamblee Orthodontics, Chamblee
Cohen-Sasson, Kenneth, DMD Braces Braces, 8 metro Atlanta locations
Collier, India L., DMD Braces Braces, 8 metro Atlanta locations
Dempsey, Meredith, DMD Phelan-Dempsey Orthodontics, Buford
Everson, Michael, DDS Buckhead Orthodontics
Francis, Oral, DDS, PC Suwanee Orthodontics, Suwanee; Decatur Orthodontics, Decatur
Harris, Peyton, DDS, MS Braces Braces, 8 metro Atlanta locations
Kar, Farah DDS, MSc, MS Braces Braces, 8 metro Atlanta locations
Lamei, Amir H., DMD The Smile Solution, Marietta
Lee, David, DMD, MS Braces Braces, 8 metro Atlanta locations
Long, Meridith, DMD, MS Children’s Dental Center, P.C. Acworth, Cartersville and Rome
Nia, Farshid, DMD, MSD Nia Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Canton & East Cobb; Braces Braces, 8 metro Atlanta locations
Singleton, Doug A., DDS, MS OrthoZone, Kennesaw
Yavari, Javid, DMD, MS Crabapple Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics Cumming Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics Alpharetta, Cumming, Vickery Village
Williams, Moody R., DDS Moody Williams Orthodontics, Atlanta

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