Dr. Diane Pennington, MD

Dr. Diane Pennington, MD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Diane Pennington, MD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Saint Marys, GA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from UNIV OF NE COLL OF MED in 2000 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and oral surgery.Read her story

73 Hawthorn Ln

Saint Marys, GA 31558

Contact Information

(912) 673-6545

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Employee Benefits
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • Tricare
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Pennington's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pennington "Dr. Pennington completed her undergraduate studies at Emory University in Atlanta, continuing on to dental school at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in Augusta. She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 1993, and was commissioned into the U.S. Air Force at the rank of Captain. She served in the Air Force Dental Squadron for three years, then entered medical school and residency training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She received her Doctorate of Medicine (MD) in 2000, and completed Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training in 2003. Dr. Pennington received her certification from the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2005; she is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the American Medical Association, the Georgia Medical Association, and the Camden Dental Society."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pennington "Our state-of-the-art facility is fully equipped with the latest technology and staffed to provide the safest surgical care. Dr. Pennington uses the latest proven technologies and the most advanced methods in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Our dedicated surgical staff are experienced oral and maxillofacial assistants, who assist in administration of IV sedation and surgery. They are expertly trained to monitor patients during and after surgery and educate both the patient and family members, or caretakers, in post surgery care. All staff are certified in CPR."

2  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery

16  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Nebraska Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pennington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pennington's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pennington to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Pennington's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

On more than 2 visits wait time was excessive. The staff is unconcerned about their current patient. More worried about too many other cases and their workload. Staff is unfamiliar with the equipment. Dr. Pennington is very matter of fact and does not listen to patients concerns or statements. She...more
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