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Home > About the Practice > Meet Dr. Montes Cumming Periodontist Keeps Patients Smiling Brightly Dr. Shelly E. Montes is a leading periodontist and implant dentist that keeps the Cumming, Georgia community smiling brightly. Whether you have a cracked tooth and need a Dental Implant or have lost a tooth due to periodontal gum disease, Dr. Montes can repair your teeth, treat your gum disease and bring back your bright smile! Dr. Montes graduated formEmory University School of Dentistry Atlanta, Georgia in 1987.  Her Dental education then continued with a year of Advanced Education in General Dentistry and then on to Specialty Program in Peridontics.  She has been practicing Periodontics in Forsyth County since 1991.  Being a member of American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Georgia Society of Periodontist and Hinman Dental Society is important to her for continuing education and dental fellowship. She is very active with her two children, husband, swimming and biking. From Treating Periodontal Gum Disease to Gum Grafting, Cumming Dentist Protects Patients Smiles Today, Dr. Montes uses her skill and expertise to treat patients with periodontal gum disease and to repair smiles. She specializes in periodontics and treating conditions of the gums, including gum grafting. She is also an experienced implant dentist who has repaired the smiles of hundreds of patients. Dr. Montes has been a practicing dentist since 1981 and has been treating patients at her current Cumming location since 1991. An active member of the community, Dr. Montes is a member of the Georgia Dental Association and volunteers with Georgia Mission of Mercy (GMOM), which runs free dental clinics for patients in need. As a volunteer with GMOM, Dr. Montes provides complimentary care for those who need it most while educating patients about how basic dental care, such as flossing and brushing, can prevent periodontal gum disease. Dr. Montes believes that dental care is an important part of a balanced, healthy life. An avid athlete, Dr. Montes has completed triathlons and Iron Girl races, and she encourages all her patients to enjoy regular physical activity. Dr. Montes’ experience and dedication to quality care ensures that she stands out from other dental implant dentists. Unlike some dental implant dentists, Dr. Montes personally cares for each patient, providing a high level of customized, attentive service. Dr. Montes recognizes that visiting a dentist can fill many patients with concern and anxiety. Nothing is more important to her than ensuring the comfort of her patients. That’s why, before each treatment, Dr. Montes takes the time to explain how each procedure works, ensuring there are no unpleasant surprises that await patients in the dental chair! As an experienced periodontist, Dr. Montes specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease. Periodontics services available at Dr. Montes’ Cumming practice include teeth scaling, gum grafting, root planning (the cleaning of infected roots) and root surface debridement (the removal of infected or damaged gum tissues). In addition to Dr. Montes’ experience with periodontics, she also provides comprehensive restorative dentistry, including dental implants. Many patients prefer permanent dental implants to temporary dentures because implants are a permanent and comfortable solution that requires no additional care outside routine oral hygiene. To make an appointment with Dr. Montes, please feel free to use our online appointment request form or give us a call at 770-325-5562.
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Montes Periodontics And Implant Dentistry
520 Pirkle Ferry Rd Ste B
Cumming, GA, 30040
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"Great experience with Dr. Montes and her staff! I had a lot of questions and they took the time to answer them all. "
  • August 16, 2021
"Having been a patient of Dr. Montes for many years, I continue to feel I have been treated with the utmost care by her and the entire staff each and every visit. Most recent visit was no exception. I am in awe at her efficiency, professionalism, and excellence in performing such highly skilled dentistry procedures. You ROCK!!! "
  • August 12, 2021
"First time visitor. She did a great job at explaining the problem and options. Looking forward to working with her and her team. Great people!"
  • August 11, 2021
"Was the best experience that I have had. Great staff especially Dr Montes"
  • July 30, 2021
"Everyone in the office explained everything in a detail matter. Procedure went through great and now the healing process will begin. We would recommend Dr Shelly Montes for implant procedures. "
  • July 22, 2021
"Dr. Montes is outstanding! She has done 5 implants without any complications."
  • July 21, 2021
"Great service. Margaret is wonderful. Dr. Montes is very thorough. Always a great visit"
  • July 2, 2021
"My visit was great, Margaret is wonderful. Dr. Montes is very though"
  • July 2, 2021
"Was a pleasant experience. Very perfessional."
  • June 26, 2021
"Everything is explained in great detail allowing the patient to think things through and decide the best procedure to have done on there teeth and gums."
  • June 25, 2021
"Dr. Montes is the best! I've seen her for an extraction before & go to her specifically because she makes the experience as pleasant and painless as possible. She and her staff excel in management as well as treatment. "
  • June 21, 2021
"Five Stars all the way !! ??????????"
  • June 16, 2021
"Dr. Montes and her staff were excellent. She explained what was going on with my teeth and gums in layman’s terms. Very knowledgeable. "
  • April 30, 2021
"WOW!!!! Ligita and Dr. Montes are absolutely amazing!!! Such a great practice and team! "
  • April 27, 2021
"Friendly, professional and knowledgeable ....I was very comfortable "
  • April 7, 2021
"So far so good...Dr. Montes and her staff are helpful, encouraging, courteous, understanding, and considerate. Quality work, and always a friendly greeting. - Terry"
  • April 6, 2021
"Very happy with your group of providers. "
  • March 20, 2021
"Great service and extremely nice staff!"
  • March 12, 2021
  • March 11, 2021
"I never dread my appointments or fear that I am going to get either unnecessary or inadequate care. In addition to being the most pleasant staff that I have ever encountered in a dental office, I trust Dr. Montes and the entire staff of caring professionals are working together to ensure my dental health and well being. "
  • December 16, 2020


520 Pirkle Ferry Rd Ste B
Cumming, GA, 30040
3535 Roswell Rd Ste 22
Marietta, GA, 30062


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