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

Have No Fear – Your Dentist Understands

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Has it been more than a year since your last dental check-up? Your dentist probably wants to see you at least once or twice a year, but maybe your dental anxiety is keeping you at home. If you are afraid of pain, needles, strange smells, or embarrassment over how your teeth look, don’t worry; you’re not alone. Although some dentists in the past wrongfully shamed patients in an effort to make them take oral health more seriously, today’s dentists understand that they’ll be more likely to keep up with their oral health when they don’t feel guilty or afraid. 



Dental Fear Could Be Compromising More Than Your Smile


Without routine dental care, you may suffer severe dental problems or early tooth loss, but that’s not all. The condition of your teeth and gums conveys important information about your general health. A dentist is often the first person to spot signs of serious health issues like cancer, diabetes, and other systemic diseases. Besides managing early dental disease before it becomes severe and requires more costly intervention, your dentist can help you obtain earlier treatment for many life-threatening or chronic diseases. 



Get the Dental Care You Need


Dentist know that when patients associate dental visits with pain and fear, they’re less likely to return, so they will do everything possible to avoid dentist phobia and make patients feel both mentally and physically comfortable during treatment. No matter how awful you think the condition of your teeth and gums is, your dentist has likely seen much worse. If dental anxiety is standing between you and a healthy smile, be upfront about your fears. You may be surprised to find that your dentist is much more understanding and supportive than you expect. Take a positive step toward better health by scheduling a dental check-up today.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Atlanta, call Dental One Associates of Dunwoody today at (404) 381-1490 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Atlanta. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Georgia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Dunwoody, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Dunwoody.

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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 […]
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The Doctor and all the staff members were very knowledgeable and friendly. Thank you!
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Friendly and professional staff, especially Dr. Thornton and Sima.
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Just wanted everyone to know I love this office. I had to change dentists due to an insurance change last year, and was afraid to use a “chain” dentist office. They changed my impression and I […]
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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 — […]
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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.
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First off I would like to say thanks to doctor Sarah and her team for doing an awesome job. I have been terrified of the dentist for many years due to a bad experience, but doctor Sarah has changed […]
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Great Service. Very knowledgeable staff. They’re passionate about teeth!
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Love the service and the people
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Timely and friendly help and service!
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Nice, knowledgeable, and friendly staff.
James T.
Everyone is super nice and I can tell that they are amazing at what they do…especially Sima and Dr. Thornton.
Darren C.
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.
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 […]
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Friendly staff.
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Prompt, courteous , explained all procedures , why they were necessary, and what they would cost if over and above insurance coverage Great staff The dentist was also impressive in her explanation of […]
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Staff is great
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Friendly and professional practice
Judi M.
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 even […]
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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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