Meet Dr. Going
Dr. Robert E. Going, Jr. received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Emory University’s School of Dentistry in 1982, graduating at the top of his class. From there, he completed his internship and residency in oral surgery at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago, Cook County, Hospital, and Westside VA Hospital. Trained and certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and anesthesiology, he has many years of experience with wisdom teeth surgery, the placement of dental implants, oral pathology, and bone grafting surgery to the jaw and facial structure.
In addition, Dr. Going is board certified with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He maintains his membership in both the Honorary Scholastic Dental Fraternity Omicron Kappa Upsilon and the Honorary Pierre Fauchard Dental Society.
Having been in private practice since 1985, Dr. Going specializes in the restoration of patients’ smiles with dental implants and bone grafting. He practices the latest methods and techniques, placing zygomatic and pterygoid implants with CT (CAT) scan guided surgery known as teeth in an hour/teeth in a day (TIAH-TIAD). Usually, Dr. Going completes these procedures on patients in our outpatient setting under general anesthesia.
A member of the American Dental Association, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Going has served on numerous committees of metro Atlanta hospitals. Also, he has published three internationally distributed articles on oral surgery and maintains his over 20 year membership in the Hinman Dental Society, where he speaks at their national meetings.
In addition to all of Dr. Going’s contributions to the field of Oral Surgery, Dr. Going believes that it is important to care for less fortunate individuals. As a result, he has participated in the annual Georgia Mission of Mercy dental charity even since its inception. He has also performed surgery in Peru on a medical mission trip.
Dr. Going has a reputation of excellence within the oral surgery and dental community. His experience and qualifications make him a surgeon devoted to providing his patients with the best in compassionate patient care.