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Your Partner in Oral Health

At the heart of our studio’s exceptional care is Dr. Susan Prater, a distinguished professional and a compassionate visionary in the field of dentistry.

Meet Dr. Susan Prater

Dr. Susan Prater’s journey into dentistry is fueled by her passion for health and wellness. A proud Georgian, she hails from Roswell and has carried the warmth of her hometown into the heart of Jacksonville. Her academic prowess was honed at the University of Georgia, where she laid the foundation for her career from 2001-2005, before advancing to the Medical College of Georgia, where she graduated in 2009.

With an artistic touch and a meticulous eye, Dr. Prater has since been sculpting smiles that not only reflect the individuality of her patients but also enhance their overall well-being. Her philosophy is simple yet profound: each smile is unique, and so is the path to achieving it.

Expertise and Associations

Dr. Prater’s expertise is backed by continuous education and a pursuit of the latest advancements in dental technology and procedures. She is an esteemed member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Southside Dental Society, Zimmer implant study group, and the Jacksonville Women’s Dental Society.

Active Engagement and Leadership

Dr. Susan Prater is not only dedicated to her patients at CRE8 Smile Studio but is also a vibrant contributor to the broader dental community. Her influence extends beyond the clinic through a series of commendable engagements and affiliations that underscore her expertise and commitment to advancing the field of dentistry.

Publications and Partnerships

Dr. Prater’s insights and thought leadership are showcased in her publications with Clinician’s Choice, a testament to her depth of knowledge and commitment to clinical excellence. Her contributions to dental literature are valued by peers and patients alike, providing a window into the advanced techniques and compassionate care she champions.

Key Opinion Leader

Recognized for her profound knowledge and experience, Dr. Prater serves as a Key Opinion Leader for Desktop Health, where she advises on dental technologies that shape the future of personalized dental care. Her role is pivotal in influencing innovations that enhance patient outcomes and practice efficiencies.

Speaking Engagements

A sought-after speaker, Dr. Prater frequently shares her expertise at CDOCS forums and local study clubs. Her speaking engagements are not just lectures but interactive experiences where she disseminates the latest in dental research, clinical strategies, and technology applications.

Brand Ambassador

Dr. Prater’s sense of style and professionalism finds a match in her role as an ambassador for Noel Asmar Uniforms, a brand that aligns with her vision for elegance and comfort in dental attire. Her partnership with Ollie also reflects her endorsement of products that meet her high standards for dental practice.

Professional Memberships

As a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Prater is at the forefront of cosmetic dental innovation, continuously exploring and applying the latest advancements to create the perfect smiles her patients deserve.

Beyond the Studio

When she’s not crafting beautiful smiles, Dr. Prater is an avid fitness enthusiast and a fervent supporter of UGA football. Her belief in a balanced life is mirrored in her practice, where she promotes holistic oral health as a gateway to overall health. Dr. Prater cherishes the time spent with her family, drawing inspiration from her husband, David, and their sons, Sam and Jacob, to bring joy and dedication into every aspect of her work.

Join Our Family

Dr. Prater and the team at CRE8 Smile Studio invite you to be a part of our family. Whether you’re looking for innovative cosmetic treatments, restorative solutions, or simply a trustworthy partner for your dental care, we are here to welcome you with open arms and a promise – to create the smile you’ve always dreamed of.

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