MEET THE DOCTOR
Dr. Clark has been a licensed dentist to practice Orthodontics and Family Dentistry in the state of Georgia since 1978. Dr. Clark is a graduate of Emory University and Emory School of Dentistry. He received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry and in 1978, a D.D.S. After graduation from Dental School, Dr. Clark attended the United States Dental Institute. This is a continuing education institute for Orthopedics and Orthodontics in general practice. Dr. Clark completed the five-year monthly program for the treatment of Orthopedic and Orthodontic cases. He continues to take courses several times a year to keep up with the latest treatment methods. He has passed the Georgia Dental Boards, the National Boards, and the American Orthodontic Society Boards. Dr. Clark was awarded a fellowship in the American Orthodontic Society in 1987 for his exceptional number of hours of post-graduate continuing education and is recognized as a Diplomate in the American Orthodontic Society. Dr. Clark was the President of the American Orthodontic Society Foundation from 1999 - 2000, and served on the Board of Governors 2001 and 2002. In September 1989, Dr. Clark was awarded an Associate Instructors Certificate after completing the necessary courses and successfully passing the required examinations with the International Association for Orthodontics. Dr. Clark has been President and Chairman of the American Craniospinal Association. He is a member in good standing with the American Dental Association, American Orthodontic Society, International Association of Orthodontics, Northern District Dental Society, and the GA Dental Association. Dr. Clark has published articles on Orthodontics in The Journal of General Orthodontics, and other Professional Journals. He is a recognized expert in dental technology, and lecturer throughout the US and Canada. Dr. Clark has lectured for the Southeast Professional Study Club on X-ray diagnosis, the treatment of fluoride poisoning, and diagnosis of Oral disease. Dr. Clark has taught courses on TMJ, Myofacial Pain, and Thermography to dentists and chiropractors for the A.C.A. and International Association of Orthodontics. He has often been a guest lecturer for many other dental associations, organizations and groups. The Georgia Dental Association (GDA) in 2002 requested Dr. Clark’s permission to publish his article on Chemical Addiction within the Dental Profession and Staffs. He is now a reference for the GDA members on employee addiction in general.
Dr. Clark is a General Dentist whose practice includes the treatment of children, restorative, cosmetic dentistry, implant restorative, crown and bridge, orthodontic, and orthopedic care. He does not limit his practice so that he may provide the most comprehensive, convenient and effective treatments available for the entire family. When a patients conditions or treatment needs require the care of a specialist in any field of dental care, Dr. Clark will always suggest several doctors to chose from. The patient’s dental and medical care is always placed first with Dr. Clark. He will not attempt treatment if he does not have the qualifications to provide the best care available. Experience is the greatest teacher of all, and dentistry is a changing science. Continuing Education is a must to provide patients with the best care available. Dr. Clark has seen over 7,000 patients and has treated over 3,000 orthodontic cases. Dr. Clark is aware that no one can please everyone personally or professionally. Our office is always happy to work with our patients to find a solution to problems that arise. Please feel free to ask any questions you might have.
Dental materials, techniques and treatment are continually changing. We are dedicated to the advancement of treatment and improvement of dental care for all. Our office continually updates as technology advances. We use digital radiographs (X-Rays) which reduce exposure by as much as 1/20th that of standard radiographs. Dr. Clark places your personal needs and long-term goals first and will help you to find a way to the solution best for you. Many patients have come to Dr. Clark having had difficulties with past treatments that failed or seemed hopeless. Today, new materials and restorative options are able to overcome the limits of past treatments. You may find that your problems of the past can now be solved more economically, and easier than ever before. Please feel free to ask for additional information or explanations whenever you have questions.
Oakwood, GA 30566