A native of Atlanta, Dr. Parth Patel earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Illinois after receiving his undergraduate degree in microbiology from the University of Georgia. He then continued his journey by pursuing an optional Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency from Wichita State University in Kansas, where he became proficient in prosthodontics and periodontics, including implant placement and restoration, oral surgery, Invisalign, and advanced endodontic procedures.
Dr. Patel is dedicated to providing the best dental care and staying current with the newest dental advancements, taking over 100 hours of continuing education courses a year. His mission is to practice comfortable, health-centered dentistry with a strong emphasis on personalized care.
Dr. Patel is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Georgia Dental Association (GDA), the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). In his free time, he enjoys giving back to the community through various outreach events, traveling, cooking, playing cricket, and spending time with his family and friends.
Dr. Terry Schnare has been practicing dentistry at Smile By Design for almost 40 years! He graduated from The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University in 1978, and he completed an advanced study in cosmetics from the Las Vegas Institute. Every day, Dr. Schnare does his best to care for each patient and provide exceptional dental care. He enjoys teaching and learning about dentistry with his team. Dr. Schnare’s favorite part about being a dentist at Smile By Design is working with great people and helping his outstanding patients.
Dr. Schnare is happily married to his wife, Frances, and they have two daughters and one son. In his free time, he loves cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs!