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September 2022 marks the 11th anniversary of Athens Oral Surgery Center, and we’re proudly celebrating the success of our practice as we look forward to what is in store. To honor these past 11 years, let’s revisit the beginning of Athens Oral Surgery Center and the vision Dr. Jonathan Tomlinson brought to life.

Going Back to the Start

Athens Oral Surgery Center started 11 years ago in September 2011, when Dr. Jonathan Tomlinson took over the practice of Athens’s much-beloved oral surgeon, Dr. Stephen Fennell. Dr. Tomlinson’s had a goal to grow what Dr. Fennell had started and shift focus on his own passions in oral healthcare. Dr. Tomlinson’s commitment allowed Athens Oral Surgery Center to increase in practice size and expand patients’ capabilities.

About Dr. Tomlinson

Originally from St. Cloud, Minnesota, Dr. Tomlinson graduated magna cum laude from Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2005 after earning his undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Biology from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2001. He then earned his M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2008.

In 2011, Dr. Tomlinson and his wife, Kimberly, moved to Athens, GA, to assume leadership of Dr. Fennel’s practice and transform it into what Athens Oral Surgery Center is known for today. Now, 11 years after the transition, we proudly celebrate our practice’s success and look forward to many more years of dedicated service to the patients in and around our community.

Athens Oral Surgery Center Today

Today, Dr. Tomlinson’s practice provides exceptional care in a comfortable, inviting office. The team at Athens Oral Surgery Center understands the importance of our patients’ experiences, no matter what services they are receiving. Dr. Tomlinson works to ensure accessibility for his patients and spends individual time with them during appointments to explain procedures, answer questions, and provide peace of mind regarding their care.

Our services

Dr. Tomlinson offers several beneficial oral and maxillofacial procedures at Athens Oral Surgery Center, including:

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Provided for teens or patients with problematic wisdom teeth that need to be extracted.

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Dental Implants

Provided to patients with missing teeth who would like permanent replacements.

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Bone Grafting

Provided for patients with a jawbone that has worn down and no longer provides quality support.

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Jaw Surgery

Provided to patients with missing teeth who would like permanent replacements.

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Orthodontic Surgery

Provided for patients who require surgery to complete orthodontic treatment.

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Pre-Prosthetic Surgery

Provided for patients who require surgical attention to prepare their jaws for full or partial dentures.

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Surgery for Facial Traumas

Provided for patients who have experienced facial trauma and require surgery to correct or reconstruct the area.

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Oral Pathology

Provided for patients with certain oral conditions like disease or cancer to analyze abnormalities and create a treatment plan based on findings.

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We want to thank our patients and the Athens community for trusting Dr. Tomlinson and Athens Oral Surgery Center with your care for the past 11 years. If you need oral or maxillofacial surgery or treatment, please schedule a consultation with Dr. Tomlinson and experience the Athens Oral Surgery Center difference! 706-549-5033