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.

Pediatric Dentists
Family/General Dentistry

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

Pediatric Dentistry

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

Dhawan, Hemant, DMD
Crabapple Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
Cumming Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
“Great first visit with my daughter.  She was scared, but Dr. Dhawan put her at ease quickly.” – Michael S.

Hassan, Zeyad, DMD
A to Z Pediatric Dentistry
“Dr. Hassan has a great location with excellent hours. The office itself is very kid-friendly and he is hands on with all his patients.” – Tammy M.

Leach, Michael J., DDS
Michael J. Leach, DDS Pediatric Dentistry
“Dr. Leach and his staff have thought of it all and have all your child’s dental needs covered. I would not trust another practitioner with my kids’ teeth.” – Tina R.

Nia, Azi S., DMD
Nia Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
“She has made my daughter actually love going to the Dentist. Dr. Azi and her staff always go above and beyond and make dentistry fun for the kids while giving parents a sense of calm.” Angie M.

Schwartz, Aaron, DDS
Schwartz Dentistry for Children
“Dr. Schwartz and his staff are wonderful. They are all so kind and patient with the kids.” Adrienne E.


Ceneviz, Caroline, DMD
Chamblee Orthodontics
“Dr. Ceneviz is terrific with children as well as adults. Her office location is so convenient for us. I highly recommend her.” Cindy S.

Francis, Oral C., DDS,
Decatur Orthodontics
“Dr. Francis truly listens to your concerns and makes you feel like you’re being taken care of. His staff is so sweet.” Kim F.

Yavari, Javid, DMD
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. All my kids enjoy going to see Dr. Yavari.” Brittany M.

Family/General Dentistry                

Kurtzman, David, DDS
David Kurtzman DDS, Marietta
“Dr. K. and his staff are professional, empathetic and friendly. He sees my daughter with special needs and does everything he can to make her comfortable during her visits.” Lisa N.


Allen, Nelson, DDS , Douglasville Dentistry for Kids, Douglasville
Bates, Faith, DDS, Pediatric Dentistry At Vinings, Smyrna
Bogdasarova, Karina, DDS, Wonderland Pediatric Dentistry, Roswell
Bradberry, R. David, DMD, Bradberry Pediatric Dentistry, Marietta
Camp, Laneshia, DDS, Decatur Camp Kids Pediatric Dentistry, Decatur
Christianson, Judy, DDS, Brookhaven Children’s Dentistry, Atlanta
Dhawan, Hemant, DMD, Crabapple Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Cumming Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Alpharetta and Cumming
Gilleland, Ryan, DMD, Lipson Dental Group, Lilburn
Hassan, Zeyad, DMD, A to Z Pediatric Dentistry, Atlanta
Hicks, James, DMD, Pediatric Dentistry of Johns Creek, Johns Creek
Jaha, Howard, DDS, A+ Pediatric Dentistry, Atlanta
Kong, Jeni, DDS, Apple Tree Pediatric Dentistry, Lawrenceville
LaGree, Lujayn, DDS, ToothTown Pediatric Dentistry, Holly Springs
Leach, Michael J., DDS, Michael J. Leach Pediatric Dentistry, Alpharetta
Lee, Janice, DMD, Children’s Dentistry of Atlanta, Atlanta
Madhiwala, Priya, DDS, Children’s Dental Village, Roswell
Millkey, Mary, DDS, Millkey Way Pediatric Dentistry, Atlanta
Morceau, Elyse M., DDS, My Kids’ Dentist, Kennesaw
Nia, Azi S., DMD, Nia Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Canton
Rose-Mize, Ida, DDS, The Children’s Dental Group, Lithia Springs
Schwartz, Aaron, DDS, MPH, Schwartz Dentistry for Children, Smyrna
Shotwell, Nikky, DDS, Kids Dental Studio, Atlanta
Tewogbade, Adesegun, DMD, First Class Pediatric Dentistry, Snellville
Trotter, Leigh Ann, DDS, Trotter & Patel Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Canton
Turner, Jason E., DDS, Turner Pediatric Dentistry, Acworth
Williamson, Anjali, DDS, Morningside Pediatric Dentistry, Atlanta


Ceneviz, Caroline, DMD, Chamblee Orthodontics, Chamblee
Davis, Laura C., DDS, Davis Family Orthodontics, 4 metro Atlanta locations
Francis, Oral C., DDS, Decatur Orthodontics, Decatur
Getchell, Christopher, DDS, Northside Orthodontics, Roswell
Kaplan, Jason, DDS, Kaplan Orthodontics, Dunwoody
King, Suzanne, DDS, King, McCune & Moore Orthodontics, Atlanta
Linkous, Eric, DDS, Mahaffey Orthodontics, Peachtree City
Mahaffey, Michael, DDS, Mahaffey Orthodontics, Peachtree City
Vu, Anna, DMD, Pediatric Dentistry of Johns Creek, Johns Creek
Yavari, Javid, DMD, Crabapple Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Cumming Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Alpharetta and Cumming


Deal, Emma, DMD, Lipson Dental Group, Lilburn
Dodson, Thomas Lee, DMD, Thomas Lee Dodson, DMD, Roswell
Domji, Omar, DMD, Executive Park Dentistry, Atlanta
Freemont, Joi, DDS, Freemont Dental, Hapeville
Givan, Carla, DDS, Calm Dentistry, Grayson
Hollifield, Tauheedah, DDS, Southern Smiles Family Dentistry, Atlanta
Jain, Parul, DDS, Jain Dental Care, Atlanta
Jones, Trent, DDS, Great Expressions Dental Centers, Atlanta
Kurtzman, David, DDS, David Kurtzman DDS, Atlanta
Nguyen, Van, DDS, Duluth Dental Associates, Duluth
Schaeffer, Francis, DDS, Blue Creek Dental, Decatur
Shelnutt, Wesley J., DMD, Shelnutt Family Dentistry, Suwanee

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