Value Smiles was founded by Praveen Gudipati, DMD, MPH. Dr. Gudipati studied and practiced dentistry in India for 2 years before moving to the US and receiving his DMD degree at Boston University in 2007. He also has a Master’s in Public Health from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.
Dr. Gudipati’s professional affiliations include:
- The American Dental Association
- The Georgia Dental Association
- The Academy of General Dentistry
- The International Association of Implantology
Dr. Gudipati has completed over 500 hours of continuing education and is eligible to apply for his Fellowship with the Academy of General dentistry. He has also taken many professional courses including dental implant studies and Level I and II training on 6 Month Smiles.
On his quest to provide inexpensive dental care to families in the Douglasville and Lithia Springs areas, Dr. Gudipati founded Value Smiles in 2015 after acquiring the practice from a colleague.
Dr. Young Joon Kim, D.D.S.
Dr. Kim graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with both a B.S and M.S. degree in Engineering Mechanics & Astronautics in 1999. He went on to get his dental degree (D.D.S.) from the University of Southern California in 2007. He was on the Dean’s List five times during his dental schooling.
He has extensive training in Orthodontics and Implantology. He earned his certificate in Orthodontics from USDI in 2012 and did his Dental Implant residency at the Comprehensive Dental Academy in 2010.
After dental school, Dr.Kim practiced dentistry in Los Angeles, CA for 8 years. He and his family moved to Georgia last year.
We invite you to meet Dr. Gudipati , Dr. Kim, the rest of the Value Smiles team by calling our affordable dental office today!