A standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health. Should a dental emergency occur, we make every effort to see and care for you as soon as possible.
As a practice, we are true believers that preventative care and education are the keys to optimal dental health. We strive to provide dental health care vs. disease care. Thats why we focus on thorough exams checking the overall health of your teeth and gums, performing oral cancer exams, and taking x-rays when necessary. We also know that routine cleanings, flossing, sealants, and fluoride are all helpful in preventing dental disease. Not only are we focused on the beauty of your smile, were also concerned about your health. A review of your medical history can help us stay informed of your overall health, any new medications, and any illnesses that may impact your dental health.
Infection control in our office is also very important to us. To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. We pride ourselves in providing the care you need to keep your smile healthy. To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning. We attend dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care. Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
Dr. Kajuana P. Farrey, DMD., is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia (Georgia Regents University School of Dentistry). She is a product of the Dougherty County School System, having graduated Valedictorian of her class.
Dr. Kajuana P. Farrey is the first African-American female dentist to assist in the co-founding of a dental community health center, West Albany Dental and Medical Center, in Albany, GA. Due to her prior co-founding experiences, Dr. Farrey has been the only dentist nationally to qualify for a dental office which she owns and operates, Farrey Family Dentistry, LLC as an approved NHSC (National Health Service Corps) site along with serving as a scholar for the NHSC Program. Dr. Farrey, a native of Albany, GA is also the first graduate of the Medical College of Georgias Impressions Program established in 1999. This program exposes youth to the field of dentistry and is presently supported by Albany State Universitys Department of Natural Sciences, which began with the initiatives of Dr. Ellis Sykes, Dr. Joanne McCrarey and Dr. Ora Lockley-Jones. Dr. Farrey attended this program in the eighth grade as a participant of HCOP, and had no idea she would graduate as a dentist ten years later from Georgia Regents University School of Dentistry in 2009.
Dr. Kajuana P. Farrey is a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and has received spiritual guidance from the teachings of Rev. Dr. Daniel Simmons for more than 25 years. She also provides inspirational speeches and support for several community organizations: Mt. Zion Daughters of Zion, Moultrie Boys and Girls Club of America, Terrell County High School, Colquitt County School System, and many more. Dr. Farrey also has received recognition in 2014 as a member of the Presidents Circle at Albany State University, recognition as 40 under 40 for theAlbany Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, 50 Under 50 Albany State Universty Honoree and an honoree for Americas Top Dentist. Dr. Farrey is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Moultrie Rotary Club, Georgia Dental Society, American Dental Association, Southwest Georgia Dental Society and National Dental Association.
Dr. Kajuana P. Farrey has always been interested in public health dentistry and service to the underserved. Dr. Farrey is committed to service especially in the field of dentistry. Her commitment to oral health education and service to individuals that have been unable to receive oral health care is observed in the different organizations she serves in Southwest Georgia. During her initial year at West Albany Dental and Medical Center she was able to serve 4,000 people on a sliding fee scale program and now serves more than 10,000 patients at her facility, Farrey Family Dentistry, LLC.
Dr. Farrey is also a published researcher on the following scientific papers:Possible Role of p21WAF1 in Green Tea Polyphenol-Induced Growth Arrest and Apoptosis in Oral Carcinoma Cells Stephen Hsu*, Kajuana Farrey1, Jill Lewis, John Wataha, Tuan Nguyen, James Borke, Baldev Singh, Carol Lapp, David Lapp and George Schuster
Reduction of Tumorigenesity of Oral Carcinoma Cells by Regulation of Green Tea Polyphenol-Targeted genes Stephen D. Hsu*, Hari Digumarthi, Zina Aranbayeva, Kajuana Farrey, Haiyan Qin,Borke, TuanNguyen
Chemopreventive Effects of Green Tea Polyphenol Create Differential Microenvironments by Regulating Gene Expressions in Tumor vs. Normal Cells Stephen Hsu1, Carl Lapp1, Tetsuya Yamamoto2, Douglas Walsh3, James Borke1, Baldev Singh1, Nam Nah-Do1, Sushma Rao1, Hari Digumarthi1, Zina Aranbayeva1, Emily Foster1, Kajuana Farrey4, Tokio Osa George Schuster1 and David Lapp