Dental One Associates of Dunwoody
5901-B Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30328

Peter C. Shatz, DDS  Periodontist

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Dr. Peter Shatz is a world renowned Periodontist who trains dentists nationally and internationally in the areas of periodontal care, dental implants and guided tissue regeneration. He enjoys getting to know his patients, treating them like family and building strong relationships. The overall oral health of his patients is his top priority, communicating with his patients in a relatable way so they are comfortable with treatment and know what to expect. Warm and welcoming, Dr. Shatz is sure to make any uneasy or nervous patient feel comfortable and confident with their smile.

Education:

Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA; Certificate in Periodontics
McGill University, Faculty of Dentistry, Montreal, Canada; Doctor of Dental Surgery and General Practice Residency


Dental Area of Focus:

Periodontics

Notable achievements & Recognitions:

Graduated from McGill University with distinction
Past president of Alpha Omega Dental fraternity both in Montreal, Canada and Atlanta, GA
Member of the Civil Air Patrol, Kennesaw, GA
Awarded Honorable Fellowship from the Georgia Dental Association

Dental Organizations & Affiliations:

American Dental Association
Georgia Dental Association 
Northwest District Dental Association 
Hinman Dental Society 
Pierre Fauchard Academy 


Hobbies/Interests

Dr. Shatz enjoys playing tennis, flying and motorcycle riding. He is also bilingual, speaking both English and French fluently.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
They have the greatest staff I have ever came contact with since I’ve been going to the dentist. Receptionist is great ( Crystal) Both hygienist are nice (Jessica)& (Sema) Dr. Thornton is […]
Kevin A.
The communication is subperb. You are a partner in your treatment plan.
Amy C.
Although I am still new to the practice, I have been very pleased with everything so far.
Jennifer K.
Dr. Thornton is one of the best dentists I have ever been pleased to call “My dentist.” Her skill and patience are topped with a wonderful personality and she has a soft manner and touch […]
Nona L.
Service at a level that is second to none! Awesome staff very friendly and attentive by far the best dental experience I have ever had!
Billy M.
The entire staff was friendly, knowledgeable and explained everything about my care and options :-) I was nervous about my appointment and they put all of my fear aside.
Michele O.
I’d definitely recommend Dr. Sarah Thornton and her wonderful staff without any hesitation. They are efficient, great at what they do and make sure you are comfortable every step of the way […]
Deepika R.
Dr. Thornton and her staff have an impeccable bedside manor. They are very thorough in the explanation of all things medical and billing related. A patient leaves this office feeling very assured […]
Melissa M.
The people were all outstanding!
Charles B.
Staff is awesome.
Nefertiti H.
Very professional & the customer service was amazing!!!
Robyn S.
Best. Dental practice. Ever!! This is the best dentist office I have ever been to. The staff is Amazing and make you feel right at home. I have recommended this office to everyone, and will continue […]
Chris R.
Friendly and professional practice
Judi M.
I absolutely love this Dentist and staff and that is saying a great deal because I have always disliked going to the dentist! Dr. Thornton is very thorough and professional, but also has tremendous […]
Kelly M.
Friendly and professional staff, especially Dr. Thornton and Sima.
Darren C.
Personal attention, knowledgeable dentist and staff, friendly, comfortable and pleasant treatment, clean and recent machinery/ tools.
Charlotte T.
I love all the staff and dentist there
Michael C.
Best in town.
Caliza G.
I have been with Dental one associates since 2006. I switched to Dunwoody location since 2013 and loved it since. I recommended to almost everyone at work and they also become loyal patients to the […]
Herna M.
Went in and out in 1 hour. Very nice and attentive staff. It was my 7 years old daughters first trip to the dentist and she had a great time. No complaints.
Heber P.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu. – 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (404) 381-1490
Fax: (770) 391-0268
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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