Our Excellent Team
Passionate, knowledgeable professionals you can trust
Dr. Jeffrey Chen, DMD
Dr. Chen strives to provide the best treatment for his patients while being gentle, patient and detail oriented. He understands that many people are nervous and anxious about going to see the dentist. This is why he provides for every patient a comfortable and relaxed experience. His career goal is to gain trust and confidence through clinical excellence and following the “Golden Rule” by treating others as he would want to be treated. Dr. Chen is a native of Marietta, GA. After graduating from McEachern High School, he attended Emory University and received his Bachelors of Science in Biology. He received his dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. After graduation, He went to practice in rural South Georgia where he has been helping the underserved community. Throughout his career, Dr. Chen has practiced all aspects of dentistry. His biggest passion is utilizing the CEREC technology, which allows for same day treatment of veneers and onlays. He understands that it can be hard to make time to see the dentist, and tries his hardest to be efficient and serve your needs as quickly as possible.
Dr. Chen is married to his childhood sweetheart, Jane, and has twin Maltese-poodle dogs. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, watching movies, running, NBA basketball, and travelling.
Dr. Vik Bhatia, DMD
As a Georgia native, Druid Hills High School graduate and Medical College of GA Alum, Dr. Vik is proud to serve the Brookhaven community and surrounding areas. After attending MCG, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD), he had the unique opportunity to work with dental cosmetic specialists throughout the city, while acquiring additional experience in general dentistry through his work with a large group practice here in Georgia. With these skills he is able to bring artistry and excellence to his everyday work. He enjoys being a general/family dentist, and creating relationships with his patients that will last for generations. Dr. Vik invites patients of all ages to join his practice.
With the goal of offering first class patient centered dental care, Dr. Vik continues to travel throughout the country, staying abreast of new dental technology and cutting edge innovations for patients. Pain management and painless dentistry are his primary practice goals.
Dr.Bhatia is focused on his patient’s well being and has taken important steps to ensure their safety. By implementing digital x-rays, he hopes to reduce radiation for his patients, and no longer require the use of chemicals. His dental office also uses special amalgam traps in the office to prevent the mercury in the old silver fillings removed from going into the environment.
In his personal life, he is very family oriented and enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Tasneem Bhatia (Dr. Taz) and their two children Rania and Kabir. He is passionate about serving others as a healer and lives up to the true meaning of a Doctor.
He is a member of the following organizations:
Northwestern Dental Society of Georgia
Medical College of Georgia Alumni Association
Deb Steenland, Practice Administrator
Deb is an irreplaceable member of our practice. She takes great pride in her team, and is always working hard to support them so that they can focus on providing high caliber patient care. When she is not in office, she loves spending time with her family.
Stephanie, Front Office Team Lead
Stephanie has been with our business team since early 2019. She is currently attending Georgia State University for business administration and finance, she enjoys learning new things every day and is a great support to our team. In her free time Stephanie loves spending time with her family, especially her 3 younger siblings.
Miriam has been in the dental field for more than 16 years create long lasting connections with her patients. She takes pride in providing personalized care to each and every one of them daily at JCDA. Miriam makes sure that everyone she comes across leaves our practice feeling both valued and educated.
"It it not your client's job to remember you. It is your obligation and responsibility to make sure you're unforgettable. " Patricia Fripp