Jorge Gonzalez, D.M.D.
Meet Dr. Gonzalez
Dental School: University of Puerto Rico
Residency: Medical College of Georgia
Fellowship: Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Jorge Gonzalez is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon and fellowship-trained in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
He was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) with a double major in Natural Sciences and Music Piano Performance, graduating summa cum laude. Shortly after, he was accepted to the Medical Sciences Campus of UPR School of Dental Medicine where he obtained his doctorate in dental medicine (D.M.D.) graduating top of his class. Dr. Gonzalez was awarded the Certificate of Achievement in Recognition of Scholastic Excellence at the School of Dental Medicine, UPR presented by Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Dental Honor Society and the Dental Student Award presented by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
He then moved to Augusta, Georgia to complete a 1-year internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Gonzalez was accepted to Augusta University Medical Center (former Medical College of Georgia) where he completed a 4-year residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He then moved to Atlanta, GA where he completed a 1-year AACS (American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery) accredited Fellowship in Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery. The additional year of post residency training enhanced his skills in specialized aspects of maxillofacial surgery including cosmetic facial surgery, microneurosurgery (nerve repair), and reconstructive jaw surgery.
Dr. Gonzalez has presented on multiple topics related to oral and maxillofacial surgery during conferences such as The Hinman Dental Meeting and the AAOMS Annual Meeting. He has published different articles in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (JOMS) including his latest research in tooth autotransplantation using platelet rich plasma (PRP). Dr. Gonzalez is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, as well as an active member of several professional organizations that include:
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- Georgia Dental Association
He resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife, enjoys playing the piano, basketball, and golf.
Dr. Gonzalez practices out of the Newnan office.