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

How to Overcome a Fear of the Dentist

Posted on Wednesday June 24, 2015

It doesn’t matter if it’s a 3-year-old child or a 33-year-old adult, some people are just afraid of going to the dentist. In fact, the Dental Fears Research Clinic reports that as many as 8 percent of Americans don’t make … Continue reading

4 Tricks to Curing That Bad Breath

Posted on Tuesday June 16, 2015

Everyone has had bad breath from time to time, whether it is waking up in the morning or after biting into a meal full of garlic. For some people, however, chronic bad breath – or halitosis – is a constant. … Continue reading

Is Gum Good for Your Teeth?

Posted on Tuesday June 09, 2015

We’re not here to burst your bubble about chewing gum. In fact, the American Dental Association has a process for evaluating and approving gum – even going so far as to say some of it is good for your teeth. … Continue reading

Protect Your Child’s Mouth This Summer

Posted on Friday June 05, 2015

It’s summer, which means you and your kids will probably be spending much more time outdoors. Whether your child is involved in an organized sport or simply enjoys running, jumping and climbing – as kids often do – it is … Continue reading

5 Tips to Get Whiter Teeth

Posted on Tuesday May 26, 2015

White teeth are healthy teeth – and they also make for a good smile. While there are many quick fixes on the market to get your teeth shiny and bright, you may want to check with your dentist before trying … Continue reading