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Dr. Alford
Dr. Alford

Jessica Alford, D.D.S.

Associate Dentist

A native of Georgia, Dr. Jessica Alford graduated with honors from Clarke Central High School in Athens, Georgia and attended Georgia Southern University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and a minor in Child and Family Development. Dr. Alford obtained the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Creighton University – School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska...

A native of Georgia, Dr. Jessica Alford graduated with honors from Clarke Central High School in Athens, Georgia and attended Georgia Southern University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and a minor in Child and Family Development. Dr. Alford obtained the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Creighton University – School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. While in dental school she was a regular volunteer for Give Kids a Smile and organized weekly events in local elementary schools to teach the importance of oral health. Dr. Alford is excited to return to Georgia to provide exceptional dental care to children in her own community.

Dr. Alford is blessed to be able to fulfill her lifelong dream of making a difference in the lives of children. In her spare time, she enjoys staying active, exercising, reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Armstrong
Dr. Armstrong

Jessica Armstrong, D.M.D.

Associate Dentist

Dr. Jessica Armstrong has always had a passion for dentistry and knew this was the career she wanted to pursue even from a young age. She decided to attend Troy State University in Alabama, graduating with a degree in Chemistry and Biology. She later earned her dental degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dr. Armstrong enjoys treating children because...

Dr. Jessica Armstrong has always had a passion for dentistry and knew this was the career she wanted to pursue even from a young age. She decided to attend Troy State University in Alabama, graduating with a degree in Chemistry and Biology. She later earned her dental degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dr. Armstrong enjoys treating children because she has the opportunity to educate them on the prevention of early childhood caries.

Dr. Armstrong has recently relocated to Georgia and is still adjusting to all of the traffic we have! During her leisure, she spends most of her time chauffeuring her two children around, crafting, and watching Steelers football games.

Dr. Chong
Dr. Chong

Justin Chong, D.M.D.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Justin Chong was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. Before deciding to pursue dentistry, Dr. Chong attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where he earned an engineering degree. He later enrolled in the Medical College of Georgia where he received his Doctorate in General Dentistry.

Dr. Justin Chong was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. Before deciding to pursue dentistry, Dr. Chong attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where he earned an engineering degree. He later enrolled in the Medical College of Georgia where he received his Doctorate in General Dentistry. Shortly after receiving this degree, Dr. Chong elected to pursue a specialty certification in pediatric dentistry due to his passion for working with children of all ages. He was accepted into Temple University Hospital's residency program in Philadelphia, PA, where he earned the title of Chief Resident and received his specialty certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Chong is dedicated to educating his patients about the importance of their oral hygiene and is also invested in serving his community. In his spare time, Dr. Chong enjoys spending time with his friends and family and is also an avid Atlanta sports fan.

Dr. Cole
Dr. Cole

Nancy Cole, D.D.S.

Associate Dentist

Dr. Nancy Cole is from Raleigh, North Carolina, where she attended the University of North Carolina to obtain her undergraduate degree and pursue her dental education. Throughout her dental career, Dr. Cole has worked as an associate dentist, in a public health clinic, as the owner of...

Dr. Nancy Cole is from Raleigh, North Carolina, where she attended the University of North Carolina to obtain her undergraduate degree and pursue her dental education.

Throughout her dental career, Dr. Cole has worked as an associate dentist, in a public health clinic, as the owner of her own private practice, as well as in offices exclusively for pediatric patients. In all of her experience, she has developed a passion for treating children and has found her niche in educating them on the importance of maintaining proper oral health. She mainly enjoys working with pediatric patients because she wants to deliver a great experience early on which carries through to their adult lives so they do not develop a fear or anxiousness about going to the dentist.

In her spare time, Dr. Cole enjoys traveling, practicing her flying trapeze tricks, and most importantly, bonding with her two Labrador retrievers, Gunnar, and Sheriff, as well as her horse, Stonewall.

Dr. Obebe
Dr. Obebe

Akindeko Obebe, D.M.D.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Akindeko Obebe attended The University of Akron, earned his dental degree from Temple University School of Dentistry, and completed his pediatric dental residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children...

Dr. Akindeko Obebe attended The University of Akron, earned his dental degree from Temple University School of Dentistry, and completed his pediatric dental residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

Dr. Obebe is a board-certified pediatric dentist. He is a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Obebe is committed to delivering high quality dental care to children from various backgrounds in his daily practice as well as his yearly dental missions to countries such as Nigeria, Belize, Dominican Republic, and Ecuador. His hobbies include jogging, swimming, and traveling.

Dr. Skoglund
Dr. Skoglund

David Skoglund, D.M.D.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. David Skoglund spent the majority of his life living in Oregon. Here, he enrolled in Willamette University for his undergraduate studies where he majored in Biology. In 1986, Dr. Dave earned his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree at the Oregon Health Sciences University. He opted to...

Dr. David Skoglund spent the majority of his life living in Oregon. Here, he enrolled in Willamette University for his undergraduate studies where he majored in Biology. In 1986, Dr. Dave earned his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree at the Oregon Health Sciences University. He opted to further his credentials by pursuing a specialty certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, which he received in 1988. While working on his specialty certificate in 1987, he also had the opportunity to complete a pediatric fellowship, working with children who had various special needs, at the university's hospital. He spent the next fifteen years practicing pediatric dentistry in Portland, OR.

Dr. Dave and his wife, Julie, now reside in North Georgia and have since 2003. They have raised five children together, so he understands the challenges parents encounter on a daily basis and is also able to relate to his patients. He considers it a pleasure and privilege to share his knowledge and provide quality care for the children in his community. In his free time, Dr. Dave enjoys relaxing at Lake Hartwell with his family and doing anything to stay active outdoors, like hiking or mountain biking.

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