Dr. Fred Simonton III, DMD

Dr. Fred Simonton III, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Fred Simonton III, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Gainesville, GA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Washington University / College Of Dental Medicine in 1984 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.

1221 Sherwood Park Dr NE Ste C

Gainesville, GA 30501

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simonton III "Dr. Fred H. Simonton is a leader in TMJ treatment, providing real results for those suffering from TMJ related pain. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Fred H. Simonton has a special interest in effective surgical treatment for TMJ Syndrome, wisdom teeth extraction, orthognathic (corrective jaw) surgery, and dental implant placement."

1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

14  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Injury
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Bone Tissue Deterioration
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Tumor
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Loss

17  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery
  • Dental Implant
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

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.


  • University Of Georgia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Washington University / College Of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • American Association Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgia Dental Association
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simonton III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simonton III to family and friends
24 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Simonton III'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 (6)

How is this doctor still in practice? The staff is horrible! Be ready for psychological visits because he will send you to his buddy $$ before doing surgery, but you will actually need the visits after surgery! I was mentally traumatized by the doc and staff. Doc told me he was the only one in NE...more
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Dr simonton is rude, arrogant and cares little about the patients or their schedule. He will do nothing to accommodate people on a work schedule. On my appointment I wasted a vacation day and he talked to me less than 5 mins. He saw I didn't approve and said "bummer "
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Dr. Simonton and his staff are second to none.
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Very professional. I felt Dr. Simonton was honest and straightforward. Also they do an excellent job of what to expect and what to expect for the after care. My son had 4 wisdom teeth removed.
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I brought my daughter here to have her wisdom teeth extracted. She was very nervous, but at the consultation, Dr. Simonton allowed her to voice her concerns. He wrote her a prescription to help her relax to take before we got to the office for the day of her surgery. He also told her he could...more
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