Dr. Susan L. Sockwell has practiced Dentistry in Dahlonega since 1998. She grew up in Cobb County and is a graduate of North Georgia College and the Medical College of Georgia. She opened her own practice in 2002 after many years of practicing as an Associate Dentist. Her Associate years include work as a Red Cross Volunteer Dentist in the United States Navy in Pensacola, FL, work with a large general practice in Garden City, GA as well as Augusta and here in Dahlonega. During this time she and her husband Dr. Dean Sockwell of Integrity Anesthesia, started their family and now have 3 grown children. She is attends Brown’s Bridge Church and has a real heart for missions. Dr. Sockwell served on the Lumpkin County Board of Education from 2009 to 2016. She served as the the Vice Chairman of the Lumpkin County Board of Education her last 2 years in office. Dr. Sockwell was also pleased to serve on the Board of Trustees for Chestatee Regional Hospital for three years shortly after she opened her practice. In her free time she enjoys hiking in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, sailing, and all things outdoors.
Dr. Sockwell believes the most important part of taking care of her patients is listening to them and making them feel comfortable with their treatment. She understands that many come into the dental office with anxiety from bad past dental experiences. It is her desire to treat her patients, as she would want to be treated herself.