Dr. James Forester, DDS

For over forty years Dr. James (Jim) Forester has provided state-of-the-art cosmetic, restorative and integrative dental care with a kind, caring chairside manner in the Atlanta area. He has practiced in Johns Creek, GA since 1997.

He earned his Associate Degree from Oxford College in 1975, his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Emory University in 1977, and his D.D.S. from Emory in 1981.

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A self professed Continuing Education junkie, he continually expands his education and has been fortunate to learn from some of the best clinical dentists around the world. He has completed intensive coursework at the Pankey Institute and the Dawson Academy in Florida, and most recently, the Kois Center in Seattle, one of the country’s leading institutions of advanced dental training. He has been a Clinical instructor there since 2019. A Clinical Instructor (“CI”) is a Kois Center Mentor who has an excellent understanding of the Kois Center concepts and applies these principles in their daily practice. In addition, this person has a genuine desire to teach others the Kois Center principles. Currently he serves the Kois Center by helping other dentists on topics such as occlusion, dental esthetics and rehabilitation, dental implants, and crown and bridge dentistry. He helped start a Kois Study Club in the Atlanta area, and has served on the Board of the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry as the President.

He and Jenny have been married since 1982. Jenny is a retired high school special education teacher. They have 3 grown children and six grandkids. He is a long time member and elder at Perimeter Church.

He maintains memberships in the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Georgia Dental Association, the Pankey Institute, the Faculty Club at the Spear Center, the Kois Center, and has participated in multiple mission trips to Guatemala, Dominican Republic and volunteered at the Good Samaritan Clinic.


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