At Aten Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, conveniently located in the Ballantyne area, there is a commitment to excellence in all aspects of dental care. Dr. Aten, Dr. Garofalo and their caring friendly team of dental professionals have earned the reputation of delivering comprehensive, unsurpassed dental care for the entire family. Through education and treatment planning, we incorporate every patient’s unique needs and have them play an active role in determining their treatment goals to achieve long term oral health. With a commitment to excellence in patient care and comfort, we continue to provide the outstanding services that our patients deserve and have come to expect.


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Aten Dentistry Blog

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay: When Should I Worry?

Posted on Wednesday April 27, 2016

Many children use a bottle well after their first teeth have emerged. Though most children will start solid food around 6 months of age, they are still dependent on formula or breast milk to get all their nutrients for quite … Continue reading

What You Should Know About Dry Mouth

Posted on Friday April 22, 2016

Waking up in the middle of the night thirsty is one thing, but dry mouth – also known as xerostomia – is quite another. This condition can occur for a variety of reasons. Nailing down the cause is an essential … Continue reading

Should My Child Wear a Mouth Guard?

Posted on Friday April 08, 2016

Now that warm weather is here, many people will be heading outside to enjoy the sunshine. For many, that means watching children’s sporting events or simply taking the kids to the park. No matter what the activity may be, there … Continue reading

Have Celiac Disease? Your Dentist Should Know

Posted on Monday March 28, 2016

According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, roughly on in approximately 100 people have celiac disease, which is an autoimmune disorder. When people who are affected ingest gluten, their small intestine is exposed to serious damage. Many people may not even … Continue reading

Dental Issues? Here Are Foods You Should Eat

Posted on Thursday March 03, 2016

A toothache can be inconvenient based on pain alone, compounded by the fact that you may not be able to eat some of your favorite foods. Wearing braces can correct your smile, sure, but it does limit your diet. Our … Continue reading