Paul Gilreath IV, D.M.D., FICOI,
Founder and CEO
Dr. Paul Gilreath IV is the Founder and CEO of Gilreath Family Dentistry. Known as a “dentist’s dentist”, Dr. Gilreath has developed a practice where you will feel comfortable and know you are treated with the utmost care and compassion. He has helped thousands of people in Marietta and Cobb County to improve their smiles and obtain excellent dental health.
His artistic eye has allowed him to produce dentistry on the highest level, with patient comfort and satisfaction as his primary goals. Dr. Gilreath has lectured on cosmetics, Same Day Crown treatment, Dental Implants and Invisalign. In addition to his knowledge about general dentistry, full reconstructions, and smile makeovers, Dr. Gilreath has extended education in orthodontics, dental sleep medicine, and implants placement and restoration. He is one of only two Platinum Level Invisalign Dentists in GA and the only one in North Georgia. He is a Fellow in the International College of Oral Implantology, a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, as well as the American Dental Association.
Dr. Gilreath’s Areas of Expertise
Dr. Gilreath graduated from The Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in 1991 and then returned to Marietta to start a private practice. He worked with his father for 20 years. Dr. Gilreath’s interest in cosmetic dentistry and helping people enhance their smile propelled him to learn and practice advanced techniques in the art of smile design and dental reconstructive techniques. Dr. Gilreath is a strong advocate of continuing education and he routinely attends advanced cosmetic/general dentistry conventions and courses around the country every year. Dr. Gilreath has advanced training in orthodontics, Facial Esthetics including Botox and Fillers and Dental Sleep Medicine. He is one of South’s leading Invisalign dentists and is a Gold Plus Level provider.
“My practice is all about meeting and exceeding patient expectations. We are dedicated to optimizing our patients’ dental health by offering all the latest dental techniques and procedures. We use advanced technology to create beautiful smiles for our patients while reducing any possibility of pain and discomfort. And we produce these results in a friendly, thoughtful and professional atmosphere.”
Dr. Gilreath grew up in Marietta, GA where he attended Marietta Highschool. He is a pianist and composer and received a degree in Music Composition from Stetson University and then attended the University of Southern California to do his Master’s work. During the 80’s and 90’s, he wrote music for film, television and video games in Los Angeles and then Atlanta. He has been a featured soloist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and has recorded several solo albums where members of the ASO were featured. He has been a featured performer at the Montreaux Atlanta Jazz festival, Chastain Park Amphitheater and has conducted the Cobb Symphony (now the Georgia Symphony) in several performances. In 2010 Dr. Gilreath and his wife Channie produced the feature film 96 Minutes, which starred Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect, Hairspray) and David Oyelowo (Selma,The Butler). They filmed on the Marietta Square, around Marietta and in Atlanta. Today, Channie and Paul continue to enjoy music, film and the arts.
Dr. Gilreath is active in his community. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Cobb Symphony Orchestra (now the Georgia Symphony) and is a member The High Museum, The Marietta/Cobb Museum and several other organizations. He has been on the Advisory Board for several local banks and Kennesaw State University’s School of Music. Dr. Gilreath has also served as a Governor for The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammy’s). Every year, Dr. Gilreath provides free dental care to less fortunate individuals including women and children who have been victims of domestic violence. Gilreath Family Dentistry is one of the primary corporate sponsors for The Marietta City Schools Band program and The Gilreath’s provide financial support to many local, national and international charities.
Both of their children, Quint and Birdie are musicians. Birdie is first chair sax in the symphonic band at Marietta High School and she was lead drum major for the 2021 Fall football season. Quint played drums in band at Marietta and played tenor (quads) for 3 years in MHS marching band. Quint is a sophomore at Champlain College in Burlington, VT where he is majoring in Sound Design for video game production. Birdie was accepted to the Liberal Studies program at NYU and will start school in New York fall of 2022. Paul, Channie, Quint and Birdie live in Marietta along with their Mainecoon cat Agador and Diesel, their cute Lhasa Apso who has lots of attitude.