Welcome to the Children’s Dental Sedation Center of Atlanta

Children’s Dental Sedation Center of Atlanta is a new facility conveniently located near many of Atlanta’s most trusted pediatric and medical facilities. We provide oral conscious sedation (OCS) and intravenous sedation (IV sedation) services for pediatric dental patients who are not good candidates for in-office sedation due to their age, size or severity of required treatment.

Candidates for OCS

  • Patients with mild to moderate behavior management concerns with caries on two or more teeth
  • Minimum age of 20 months
  • Minimum weight of 25 pounds and maximum weight of 100 pounds
  • Patients who have NOT been hospitalized for an asthmatic attack within the past year
  • Patients who have NOT had a seizure within the past 3 months
  • A medical consult from a primary physician is required for patients with any history of seizures, asthma, or heart conditions.

Candidates for IV Sedation

  • Patients with severe behavior management concerns with caries on a minimum of four different teeth
  • Patients who need full-mouth dental rehabilitation
  • Minimum age of 24 months
  • Minimum weight of 25 pounds and maximum weight of 100 pounds
  • No soy or egg allergy
  • No history of uncontrolled seizures
  • No history of albuterol use within six months
  • No immunizations within 72 hours
  • No systemic diseases without a consult by a primary physician

 

Our Team

We are dedicated to providing the highest levels of service to patients and their families. Our caring and knowledgeable team includes pediatric dental specialists, a pediatric anesthesiologist, registered nurses and assistants certified in CPR and expanded dental duties.

Dr. Charles Coulter

Charlie Coulter, D.D.S
Pediatric Dental Specialist

Dr. Coulter received his bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland and doctor of dental surgery degree from University of Maryland Baltimore, where he also completed his pediatric residency. He serves as chief dental office of Dentistry for Children and has been honored with the Baltimore Community Humanitarian Award and as Academic All American at Catholic University. Dr. Coulter is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Northwestern District Dental Society, Voluntary Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children and Voluntary Political Action Committee.

 
Dr. Deanna Haynes

Deanna Haynes, D.D.S.
Pediatric Dental Specialist

Dr. Haynes received her bachelor’s degree from Xavier University of Louisiana and her doctor of dental surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry. She completed her general dentistry residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital and pediatric dental residency at Staten Island University Hospital. A board-certified pediatric dentist, Dr. Haynes is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Georgia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Georgia Dental Association and Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry.

 
Dr. Daniel Kerlan

Daniel Kerlan, D.D.S.
Pediatric Dental Specialist

Dr. Kerlan received his bachelor’s degree at Emory University and his doctor of dental surgery degree at the University of Tennessee Dental School. He completed his general dentistry residency and served as chief resident at Ohio State University before undergoing pediatric specialty training at Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Kerlan is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Dental Research and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

 
Dr. Barbara Yarn

Barbara Yarn, M.D.
Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Dr. Yarn received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Knoxville College and the University of Minnesota, respectively. After receiving her medical degree from Meharry Medical College, she completed her internship and residency in anesthesiology at Emory University in Atlanta and her pediatric fellowship in anesthesiology at the University of Louisville. Dr. Yarn is a board-certified fellow of the American Academy of Pain Management and member of the American Medical Association, National Medical Association and Atlanta Medical Association.

 

 

    • 1150 Lake Hearn Drive, Suite 170
      Atlanta, GA 30342

    • For more information and to learn more about our services, please call us at: 678-813-1894