Atlanta TMJ Dentist
Dr. Mark Allan Padolsky is an Atlanta TMJ dentist who has caring for patients with TMJ dysfunction since 1982. He is experienced in this area of Dentistry and has taught TMJ post doctorate continuing education courses for both the University of Alabama School of Dentistry and the University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry. His extensive background allows Dr. Padolsky to perform both the initial and final phases of TMJ treatment and he is comfortable working with other dentists, physicans, physical therapists and massage therapists in a team approach to treating shared patients.
Our Atlanta TMJ dentist received a Fellowship in the Atlanta Craniomandibular Society in 1990. The Society was dedicated to the multidisciplinary study of TMJ Dysfunction. Dr. P is also a past president and served as Vice President and General Meeting Chairman in 1989.
In September 2000, our Atlanta TMJ dentist, earned a Fellowship in the American Orthodontic Society. He was also given an Achievement Award by the AOS for his extensive participation in continuing education in orthodontics. In 1988 Dr. Padolsky became a Fellow of the American Academy of General Dentistry ( FAGD) and in 2002 he was awarded the highest honor available to members of the American Academy of General Dentistry, the Master ( MAGD ) award. In December of 2008, Dr. Padolsky received a Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and in November of 2009 he will receive an Associate Fellowship from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Padolsky received his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1982 from Emory University. At that time there were no TMJ dentists and TMJ courses were not taught at the school.
Dr. Padolsky enjoys helping his patients get TMJ relief. Of course, you are welcome to join his family of patients. He offers both initial ( Phase TMJ 1 treatment ) TMJ treatment and can also restore the bite if a patient desires it ( Phase 2). If you have a TMJ problem and would like schedule a TMJ consultation with Dr. Padolsky, please call 404-876-8123 to schedule your appointment.