Meet Dr. Arana

Dr. Arana

Dr. Arana grew up in Colombia, South America, where she received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS). After moving to the United States, she earned a masters in Public Health and conducted research in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on parasitic diseases and on behavioral risk factors surveillance in the US, Canada, and Italy.

Dr. Arana attended the dental program at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, earning her second dental degree (DMD) as well as advanced education on General Dentistry rotation. She is currently a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Georgia Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Hispanic Dental Association, and the International and American Association for Dental Research.

Dr. Arana is fluent in both English and Spanish. She is passionate about dentistry and how every treatment has the potential to greatly impact her patient's life and well-being.

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Dr. Arana enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, dining out, photography, and spending time with her family.

Jocelyn P. Spaulding, DMD

Family Dentist & Cosmetic Dentist located in Decatur, GA

Dr. Jocelyn P. Spaulding is a skilled and trusted cosmetic and family dentist providing comprehensive care for patients throughout the Decatur, GA, region. At her practice, Dr. Spaulding uses state-of-the-art technology and innovative techniques to offer patients a wide array of treatments, including crowns, dental cleanings and checkups, teeth whitening, veneers, dentures, Invisalign® orthodontics, and a complete array of cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry procedures.

Dr. Spaulding is a firm believer in educating patients in how to keep their teeth and gums as healthy as possible. After earning her dental degree (DMD) as well as a master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania, she completed externships at the University of Washington in Seattle, Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan and the Universität Witten/Herdecke in Germany, as well as an internship and residency at the New York Hospital Medical Center, an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College. She maintains professional affiliations with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

Since the opening of her private practice in Decatur in 2004, Dr. Spaulding has welcomed the opportunity to care for new patients, and the practice accepts most major dental insurance plans. Dr. Spaulding’s priorities in life are her faith, family, and friends. She strongly believes in maintaining a healthy lifestyle through exercise and diet. She enjoys playing with her two dogs, Ling-Ling and Lily, and spending time with her husband Anthony, daughter Caitlin, and son Asher.

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Dr. Spaulding Family Dentistry

Dr. Jocelyn P. Spaulding is a skilled and trusted cosmetic and family dentist providing comprehensive care for patients throughout the Decatur, GA, region. At her practice, Dr. Spaulding uses state-of-the-art technology and innovative techniques to offer patients a wide array of treatments, including crowns, dental cleanings and checkups, teeth whitening, veneers, dentures, Invisalign® orthodontics, and a complete array of cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry procedures.

Dr. Spaulding is a firm believer in educating patients in how to keep their teeth and gums as healthy as possible. After earning her dental degree (DMD) as well as a master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania, she completed externships at the University of Washington in Seattle, Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan and the Universität Witten/Herdecke in Germany, as well as an internship and residency at the New York Hospital Medical Center, an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College. She maintains professional affiliations with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

Since the opening of her private practice in Decatur in 2004, Dr. Spaulding has welcomed the opportunity to care for new patients, and the practice accepts most major dental insurance plans. Dr. Spaulding’s priorities in life are her faith, family, and friends. She strongly believes in maintaining a healthy lifestyle through exercise and diet. She enjoys playing with her two dogs, Ling-Ling and Lily, and spending time with her husband Anthony, daughter Caitlin, and son Asher.


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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Dr. Spaulding Family Dentistry, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a short-list of just some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

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Delta Dental
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1201 Clairmont Road, Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 678-233-2962
Fax: 888-626-8578
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Jocelyn Spaulding, DMD
1201 Clairmont Road
Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030