Welcome to Proud SmilesA Health-Centered Dental Practice in Sandy Springs, GA

Dr. Brenda Paulen offers general, cosmetic and restorative dental services with the primary mission of educating patients on how to achieve and maintain excellent oral health.

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    General Dentistry

    Proud Smiles offers general dentistry services for everything from preventive care to root canals and TMJ therapy.

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    Cosmetic Dentistry

    Dr. Paulen is an AACD dentist and offers cosmetic dentistry for patients needing to address both dental health and cosmetic issues.

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    Dental Implants

    Dr. Paulen can help restore your smile and your dental health with a beautiful new dental implant that looks and functions just like a real tooth.

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  • Invisalign


    Dr. Paulen is proud to be an Invisalign provider, offering this clear aligner system to treat both dental health and cosmetic concerns.

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    TMJ Therapy

    TMJ therapy is designed to restore balance to the bite and alleviate symptoms such as headaches and jaw pain.

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Meet the Proud Smiles Team

Proud Smiles Team
Dr. Brenda Paulen

Dr. Paulen

A native Atlantan, Dr. Brenda Paulen opened Proud Smiles Dental in Sandy Springs, in August 2002, with the specific vision of providing a more personal, health-centered approach to dental care.
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Our staff is dedicated to providing comprehensive, comfortable and affordable dental care. Read More

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From Our Blog

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The oral-body connection is strong. Recent studies have shown a link between patients with gum disease, and an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's. Dr. Brenda Paulen emphasizes the importance of gum health to all of her patients. Dr. Paulen provides gum disease screenings at all of her regular oral health…

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Oral Cancer Awarness Month April is Oral Cancer Awareness month. A life-threatening disease, oral cancer is…

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Did you know your medications could be the cause of your chronic dry mouth? There are…

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"I am very nervous with dentists. Brenda Paulen and her staff overwhelmed me with kindness and sensitivity. I can't say enough wonderful things about the people there!"

-Sarah H.

"Dr. Paulen is the only dentist I've ever had who has spent an entire visit with me, examining the state of my mouth and cleaning it thoroughly. I thought that was quite unusual and highly doubt you see that very often in the industry. I think she is extremely knowledgeable in her field, and she is a professional who is constantly learning and applying new information and techniques to her…

-Thomas S.

"Professionalism and cutting edge information about dental care...Dr Paulen & the staff were kind, efficient and fun! Fun at the dentist?...Who knew?"

-Sarah F.

"Visiting your office was the best experience ever. The staff was extremely friendly and professional. In working through my fears of the dentist office, they were very reassuring and made sure I was aware of every procedure they were performing. I felt like I was in great care! I've recommended their practice to my coworkers."

-Gregory L.

"The ability to schedule an appointment via the website is fantastic. I travel a lot and this is significantly more convenient for me than trying to make a phone call."

-Susan G.