Dr. Jeremy Smith, Cosmetic Dentist
• Union College
• University of Louisville
• University of Louisville School
• Amateur Soccer
Dr. Jeremy Smith has over 20 years of private practice experience in Florida and Georgia. He is a native Kentuckian, who grew up in the Louisville area, majored in biology, and played college soccer while attending Union College and the University of Louisville. Dr. Smith met the early admittance academic requirements to the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2000.
During his time in Florida, Dr. Smith honed his cosmetic and reconstructive skills working with an instructor at the esteemed Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education. Continuing his practice experience in Georgia allowed him to become an even more complete dentist with Dr. Bill Williams a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, neuromuscular dentist, and a former TMD instructor. Dr. Smith helped Dr. Williams and his office achieve 8 straight Best of Gwinnett Awards, and was named to Gwinnett Magazine's People To Know.
Based on this wealth of experience and expertise, Dr. Smith is able to offer every aspect of modern dentistry, whether the need is veneers, Invisalign, implant restoration, laser dentistry, extraction, or root canal therapy. A perfectionist by nature, he ensures that each procedure or case is handled with the precision and the attention it deserves. Dr. Smith keeps current with the latest technology and progress in dentistry as a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Georgia Dental Association. At the same time, the heart of Dr. Smith's philosophy is his focus on building long-term relationships with his patients. He enjoys getting to know about his patients, their families, their likes and their dislikes.
Dr. Smith has given back to the community through his involvement in the Deserving Diva Foundation, volunteering his services at the Hebron Community Health Center, and providing dentistry to Russian orphans involved with the T.E.A.R. program. He has written for the Gwinnett Sports Medicine Magazine and has had several speaking engagements. Dr. Smith formerly served as a team dentist for the Gwinnett Gladiators and Georgia Force.
Outside of the office, Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with his wife, Julie, a physician assistant in a family practice, and his children, Addison, Parker, and Isabella. His hobbies include weightlifting, running, and playing soccer on an amateur team in the Atlanta area. Dr. Smith is a huge sports fan and supporter of all of Atlanta's professional teams. His true love is anything associated with his beloved Louisville Cardinals.
Dr. Andrew Ray
• Brigham Young University
• Utah School of Dentistry
• Dental College of Georgia
Dr. Ray grew up down the street, in Norcross Georgia. Growing up he enjoyed playing basketball, competitive swimming, and any outdoor activity. As an identical twin, Dr. Ray’s also enjoyed switching places with his twin and seeing if or when people would notice.
After graduating Norcross High School, Dr. Ray attended Brigham Young University on academic scholarship. Dr. Ray graduated with honors and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Neuroscience and minors in both Chemistry and Business Management. Next came four years of Dental School at the University of Utah School of Dentistry. Dr. Ray graduated with many awards and honors but is most proud of the “Excellence in Orthodontics” award given to one student who excelled clinically in the field of orthodontics. Dr. Ray then returned home to Georgia to complete an Orthodontic Residency at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University.
Dr. Ray fell in love with orthodontics during his second year of dental school after attending a lecture that discussed how straight teeth and a pleasing smile boosts self-esteem and confidence. The lecture helped him realize that orthodontic treatment benefits all aspects of life; academically, socially, even professionally. Dr. Ray knew he wanted to build a career helping set people up for success in life.
In an effort to keep up with the ever-changing world of technology and continuing advances in orthodontic care, Dr. Ray regularly attends numerous training and educational seminars. He is also actively involved in many different orthodontic organizations, including:
- American Dental Association
- American Association of Orthodontics
- American Board of Orthodontics
- Southern Association of Orthodontics
- Georgia Foundation of Orthodontics
- Georgia Association of Orthodontics
- Georgia Dental Association
- Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
Dr. Ray is constantly expanding his knowledge and is dedicated to providing the best state of the art care available. Dr. Ray looks forward to providing you with excellent orthodontic treatment.