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Dr. Andrew Aiken
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Meet Dr. Aiken

Dr. Andrew C. Aiken is a highly trained oral surgeon from Atlanta, Georgia, with extensive education in both dental and medical fields from prestigious institutions. As a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, he specializes in a range of surgeries, including dental implants and oral pathology, dedicated to providing compassionate care to his community.

Andrew Aiken MD DMD in Atlanta GA

Dr. Andrew Aiken
Dr. Drew Shessel

University of Georgia
Medical College of Georgia (Georgia Regents University)
University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine

University of California at San Francisco

Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Andrew C. Aiken DMD, MD

Atlanta oral surgeon, Andrew Aiken, was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. He received his early education at The Lovett School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia. After completing his degree in ecology, Dr. Aiken decided he wanted to pursue a career in health care, specifically oral health care. He continued his education in Augusta at the Medical College of Georgia, which is now called Georgia Regents University. It was here that he received his dental degree.

Upon the completion of his dental degree, Dr. Aiken felt that he wanted to further increase his medical knowledge and improve his ability to treat patients. He chose to attend the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, where he earned his medical degree. Following the completion of his MD, Dr. Aiken also completed a general surgery internship and a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Dr. Aiken is especially interested in and focused on intraoral surgery including teeth extractions, endodontic surgery, bone grafts, implant surgery, and oral pathology treatment. His main goal is to provide patients with compassionate care and comprehensive solutions for their unique needs. Having grown up in Atlanta, Dr. Aiken is proud to serve this wonderful community and strives to treat each patient like family.

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In addition to his extensive education, Dr. Aiken also completed the necessary steps to become a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. This certification from the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery guarantees that Dr. Aiken completed a comprehensive exam covering the biological sciences and clinical practices of the oral and maxillofacial surgery specialty. As a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Aiken is the highest qualified professional to treat a wide range of oral and facial afflictions.


In 2001, Dr. Aiken married his wife and the love of his life, Ashley. Together, they have identical twin daughters, Frances and Olivia, as well as a son, Walker. When he’s not in the office, Dr. Aiken takes every chance he can to spend time and go on adventures with his family, and he truly enjoys the opportunity to watch his children grow.

Dr. Aiken is also an avid outdoorsman, and when he’s not practicing oral and maxillofacial surgery, he enjoys the time he gets to spend in nature. Additionally, Dr. Aiken loves cooking and listening to music.