Dr. Chaudhary completed his undergraduate studies at California State University, Hayward, and received his DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After graduation, he completed a general practice residency at Montefiore Medical Center and took an interest in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He received his certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where he received the Dr. Kenneth M. Stern Endowed Scholarship Award for Clinical Excellence and the ACOMS Award. After graduation, he practiced in Warren, New Jersey, before relocating to Marietta to be closer to family.
Dr. Chaudhary is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and a member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, and Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
In addition to his professional skills and educational background, Dr. Chaudhary’s dedication toward his profession continues to shine through his volunteer work. In 2012, he traveled to India to perform surgeries in cleft lip and palate repair. In his final year of residency, he attended a mission to Honduras to perform a broad scope of procedures from trauma reconstruction to treating pathology in the head and neck region.
Dr. Richard Walls is a native of Marietta, Georgia, and attended Sprayberry High School. He attained a chemistry degree from Emory College in 1980. He attended Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, graduating with honors in 1984, and served in the United States Army Reserve during dental school. He next completed a one-year general practice residency at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He returned to Emory University for a four-year oral and maxillofacial surgery residency and one-year fellowship in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He completed his residency with honors and returned to Marietta to open his practice on Post Oak Tritt Road in June, 1990. He performs his hospital surgeries at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.
Dr. Walls wrote several scientific papers during his residency. He has special interests in dental implants and orthognathic surgery as well as wisdom teeth, Wilckodontics, sleep apnea, oral pathology and other aspects of oral surgery. He has worked extensively in bone grafting using bone morphogenetic protein for implant support and has placed over 5,000 implants.