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Dr. David Bradley Co-Owner, Lake Oconee Dentistry Dr. David Bradley has over two decades of experience in the practice of general dentistry.  He is an alumnus of the Dawson Academy and has been trained by the Seattle Institute of Advanced Dental Education. Dr. David has also completed various programs through the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. Since going into private practice with his wife, Dr. Patti Bradley, in 1998, Dr. David has completed over 1,300 hours of post-graduate education. Dr. David enjoys multiple leadership roles with many local and national civic and Christian organizations. He enjoys traveling, as well as donating his time and talents to others.
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Key Takeaways
  • Dr. David Bradley speaks about the challenges of being both a Dentist and owner of a business
  • The medical side of the business needs different skills then the marketing and entrepreneur side of owning a practice
  • Lake Oconee Dentistry puts an emphasis on self-development for their employees and their families
  • Dr. David Bradley and his wife operate Lake Oconee Dentistry
  • Dr. Bradley speaks about a difficult time his family went through and how it has changed his perspective on life and leadership

Dr. David Bradley’s Bio

Dr. David Bradley Co-Owner, Lake Oconee Dentistry Dr. David Bradley has over two decades of experience in the practice of general dentistry. He is an alumnus of the Dawson Academy and has been trained by the Seattle Institute of Advanced Dental Education. Dr. David has also completed various programs through the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. Since going into private practice with his wife, Dr. Patti Bradley, in 1998, Dr. David has completed over 1,300 hours of post-graduate education. He has completed training in short-term orthodontics, TMJ disorders, conscious sedation, dental implants, advanced restorative and cosmetic techniques, and sleep apnea. Dr. David is also co-author of The Smile Secret (available on Amazon), which he wrote with his wife in 2018. Dr. David is a recipient of the Mastership Award from the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), which is presented to dentists who complete 1,100 hours of continuing dental education in a variety of disciplines and pass a rigorous exam. Upon receiving this award, Dr. David joined an elite group. Mastership Award winners represent less than 2% of all general dentists in the United States and Canada. Dr. David is also a member of the International College of Dentists (ICD). Membership in the ICD is by invitation only to dentists who have made significant contributions to the profession in the areas of leadership, integrity, education, and service, and who have undergone a thorough peer review process. Additionally, Dr. David is a fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. David is certified by the state of Georgia to practice conscious sedation. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association (past regional committee representative), Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. He is also a founding member of the Georgia Association of Sleep Professionals (GASP). Dr. David received his undergraduate training from the University of Kentucky. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1995. Dr. David enjoys multiple leadership roles with many local and national civic and Christian organizations. He enjoys traveling, as well as donating his time and talents to others.

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