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.

Read More
  • slider 3

    General Dentistry

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

    Learn More
  • service slider

    Cosmetic Dentistry

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

    Learn More
  • slider 2

    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.

    Learn More
  • Invisalign


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

    Learn More
  • Headaches and TMJ, Sandy Springs, GA

    TMJ Therapy

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

    Learn More

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.
Read More

Our staff is dedicated to providing comprehensive, comfortable and affordable dental care. Read More

Dr. Paulen Youtube Video Dr. Paulen Youtube Video

From Our Blog

3 Most Asked Questions About Root Canals by

Root canals are infamous for being extremely painful and scary. However, root canals are one of the most performed procedures in dentistry. Under the careful guidance of a skilled dentist root canals are a rather painless procedure. Dr. Brenda Paulen of Proud Smiles is an experienced Sandy Spring, GA dentist…

Read More
DYK? Oral Health & Pregnancy by

In this week's "Did You Know" with Dr. Brenda Paulen, she takes a look at the…

Read More
To Floss, or Not To Floss, That Is The Question by

The American Dental Association estimated that less than 30% of the population doesn’t floss daily. Flossing…

Read More

"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.