Meet Dr. Laura Braswell & Dr. Kaarina Parviainen

Dr. Laura BraswellLaura D. Braswell, D.D.S.

Laura Day Braswell, D.D.S., attended East Carolina University and graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in 1982. After practicing general dentistry in Raleigh, North Carolina she joined the faculty of the Emory University School of Dentistry and completed a four-year surgical residency in Periodontology. She spent 15 years at Emory as a clinical instructor and research scientist.

Dr. Braswell has been honored with fellowship the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She is a diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology and a Charter member with both Advanced Proficiency and Educator status in the American Academy of Laser Dentistry. Dr. Braswell is an Honorary Fellow of the American Veterinary Dental Society and is the Staff Dentist for Zoo Atlanta and the Georgia Aquarium.

Andreina Izarra, D.M.D.

Dr. Laura BraswellDr. Izarra was born in Caracas, Venezuela and at a young age moved abroad with her family. Growing up she also lived in Ohio, France, and Florida giving her a deep appreciation for cultural diversity and languages. She is fluent in English and Spanish and conversational in French.

Dr. Izarra completed both her Dental Medicine degree and three-year surgical residency in Periodontics at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There she received extensive experience in traditional periodontics, as well as cutting-edge regenerative treatment, dental implant surgery, and cosmetic periodontal plastic surgery procedures. In addition, she is certified in Wilckodontics® (Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics). Dr. Izarra is passionate about Periodontics and implant dentistry, but most importantly about working with her patients and referrals to achieve a common goal.

Dr. Izarra is involved with multiple local and national dental organizations, which allows her to stay current in the evolving field of dentistry. She is a board-eligible Periodontist, a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Student Ambassador for the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation, and an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, and Georgia Dental Association.

Dr. Izarra recently moved from Miami to join her fiancé who practices Endodontics in the Atlanta area. Together they enjoy spending time with family and friends, working out, cooking, reading, and traveling.  


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