Dr. Minniti awarded Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry

Alpharetta Comprehensive Dentistry is pleased to celebrate Dr. Lorenzo Minniti’s accomplishment in receiving the AGD’s highest honor, Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry.

General and cosmetic dentist Dr. Minniti has devoted over a thousand hours to continuing education in all phases of general dentistry.  Recognition as a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry is awarded to less than 3,000 dentists in the U.S.

Congratulations Dr. Minniti on your continued dedication to excellence and this outstanding achievement!

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Alpharetta Dentist Dr. Lorenzo Minniti Receives AGD Mastership Award


The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Lorenzo Minniti, DDS received the association’s Mastership Award during the AGD 2015 annual meeting in San Francisco, June 18-21.

The Mastership Award is the AGD’s highest honor and one of the most respected designations within the profession. To earn this award, Dr. Minniti completed 1,100 hours of dental continuing education.

As a Mastership Award recipient, Dr. Minniti joins more than 2,200 active AGD Masters who have gone above and beyond the basic requirements to care for their patients’ oral health.

“This award requires an extraordinary amount of time and effort,” says AGD Immediate Past President W. Carter Brown, DMD, FAGD. “Dr. Minniti should be commended for his unflagging commitment to continuing education, which allows him to provide the best possible dental care and oral health education to his patients.”

Dr. Minniti graduated from Baltimore College of Dental Surgery and currently practices dentistry at Alpharetta Comprehensive Dentistry in Alpharetta, Georgia.  He and his spouse, fellow dentist Dr. Petula Hom have two children, Eva and Salvatore.

About the Academy of General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), founded in 1952, is a professional organization of 39,000 general dentists dedicated to providing quality dental care and oral health education to the public. AGD members stay up-to-date in their profession through a commitment to continuing education.  AGD is the second largest dental association in the United States, and it is the only association that exclusively serves the needs and represents the interests of general dentists. A general dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management, andoverall coordination of services related to patients’ oral health needs. For more information about the AGD, visit http://www.agd.org.

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Customer Appreciation Day

Alpharetta Comprehensive Dentistry Customer Appreciation Day April 2015

Our Customer Appreciation Day event was a big hit!  We grilled, played games and gave away prizes! Thanks to all that attended, and a special thank you to our team for putting together a wonderful day!

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3D Dental Technology at Alpharetta Comprehensive Dentistry

Dr.  Lorenzo Minniti now has new 3D technology that is capable of producing scaled models of a patient’s actual dental  anatomy, which, when combined with 3D scanning and imaging, can give him even more information for planning surgical placement of dental implants

How it works

When a patient is missing a tooth that requires replacement with a dental implant, planning is important:  the goal of dental implant placement is to insert the implant into the jaw bone in a location that is most likely to heal quickly and encourage the jaw bone to grow around the implant, or “integrate” for stability and retention.

  • During the examination and planning stages, Dr. Minniti uses the patient’s digital xrays, 3D digital “impressions” and special software to navigate and map the form and structural layout of the patient’s  jaw bone and surrounding teeth, creating a digital “mesh” model.
  • He then  converts the digital model  to a special print format, which is sent to the 3D printer.  The printer creates a resin model, which shows the actual size, shape and locations of the landmarks of the patient’s teeth, jaw and nerve canals.
  • Using this hard model, Dr. Minniti can design a guide appliance that he can use during surgery to place the implant in the pre-planned location.  This can save surgical time, which is beneficial to both Dr. Minniti and his patient.
3D Radiographic Imaging

3D Radiographic Imaging

Complimentary Dental Implant Consultation

with Alpharetta Dentist Dr. Lorenzo Minniti

Dental Implant placed

Dental Implant placed

Dental implants are an amazing solution in dentistry and can help a patient continue to enjoy quality of life with the ability to eat, chew and smile normally.  If you or a loved one have missing teeth,  please contact Alpharetta Comprehensive Dentistry to schedule a complimentary dental implant consultation with Dr. Minniti.

During this visit, Dr. Minniti can determine if you are a candidate for dental implants and work with you to create a plan that meets your financial and scheduling needs to rebuild your smile.

Dr. Minniti completes MasterTrack 5-Year Education Continuum

Dr. Minniti recently completed a 5-year advanced dental education program through the Academy of General Dentistry.  “MasterTrack”  is a professional development program in which general dentists from Georgia and surrounding states complete instruction and hands-on training in all facets of dentistry, including Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Surgical and Periodontal techniques, TMJ/TMD and Endodontics.

Dr. Minniti has achieved Fellowship status with the AGD, and is currently pursuing the Mastership award, the highest honor available in the AGD and one of the most respected designations in the profession.

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