Jeffrey D. Schultz DDS, MMS
Dr. Schultz was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He received his undergraduate education from Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA, majoring in Chemistry. Dr. Schultz then enrolled in the Master of Medical Science Program in Anesthesia at the Emory University School of Medicine. Following the completion of his Master’s Degree, he was employed as a Physician Assistant Anesthetist in the Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia at Emory University Hospital. It was there that he met his future wife, Sharon, who was employed by Emory as a Critical Care Cardiac ICU nurse. In 1984, Dr. Schultz entered the Emory University School of Dentistry where he was an Emily Woodruff Scholar, graduating as a member of the last class of the School of Dentistry in 1988. He then continued his post-graduate advanced dental education at Emory University and Affiliated Hospitals, completing his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1992.
Dr. Schultz has been in private practice in the Newnan, Peachtree City and Fayetteville areas since 1996. From 1999 through 2020, he was also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a member of the ADA, GDA, Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He was elected to the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Dr. Schultz is a past President of the Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and continues to serve as a Georgia delegate in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons House of Delegates. He has served as an AAOMS Southeastern District Caucus Secretary and Chair and additionally has been appointed to numerous important AAOMS (Committee on Anesthesia, Commission on Professional Conduct, Reference Committee) GDA (Governmental Affairs) and state committees. He is past Chair of the AAOMS Commission on Professional Conduct. In 2022, Dr. Schultz was honored to be appointed by Governor Brian Kemp to the Georgia Board of Dentistry. He currently is on staff at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.
Dr. Schultz and Sharon now are essentially empty nesters, having raised six children and witnessing them flourish. His hobbies include enjoying lake living on Lake Martin, boating, golfing, woodworking, and never-ending do-it-yourself projects. He enjoys practicing the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery.