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Get to Know Dr. Jennifer Sherwood Bragg

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Raised in Columbus, Mississippi, and later Atlanta, Dr. Bragg pursued an unwavering path toward dentistry, sparked by her own positive experiences as a young orthodontic patient. Today, Dr. Bragg brings that same enthusiasm to her dental practice in Cumming, GA, ensuring a comforting and engaging experience for all her patients.

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Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Dr. Bragg's journey into dentistry began in her preteen years while wearing braces, attracted initially by the small comforts of Atari and Coke in the orthodontist's office. This early fascination blossomed into a dedicated passion, undeterred through high school and college. Her decision was more than a career choice; it was a calling to help others, inspired by personal experience and a desire to bring joy and comfort to patients through dental care. Dr. Bragg’s commitment to dentistry is driven by the transformative impact she can have on patients’ lives, from alleviating pain to crafting the smiles they've always desired.

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Where Did You Study Dentistry?

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Dr. Bragg's academic journey began at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in 1993. Her diverse interests also led her to explore art and ROTC, enriching her college experience. She then pursued her dental degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, graduating in 1997. This comprehensive educational background, combined with her unique experiences, has equipped Dr. Bragg with a holistic approach to dental care, emphasizing both the science of dentistry and the art of patient care.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

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Dr. Bragg and her husband, Steve, met on a camping trip to Black Rock Mountain through their church in 2000, and they have been married since 2002. They have two sons, Tyler and Beau, who play lacrosse, swim, and love UGA football. Their family is completed by their dog, Bella. When she isn’t spending quality time with family, Dr. Bragg likes to practice yoga, work out, hike, camp, read, and cook.