Dentist and Dental Staff Buckhead Atlanta, GA

All our professionals at L Maxwell Ferguson, DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

L Maxwell Ferguson, DDS

Buckhead Atlanta, GA Dentist

L Maxwell Ferguson, DDS

Dr. L. Maxwell Ferguson is a native of Atlanta. He received both a BA in History and his DDS degree from Emory University in Atlanta. After his service in the Army Dental Corps, he began his practice of general dentistry in Atlanta where he practices all phases of general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. "Dr. Max" is an active member of the American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Hinman Dental Society, Georgia Academy of Dental Practices, and the Chattahoochee Dental Study Group. He has served in every leadership capacity in these organizations. Dr. Ferguson was State Peer Review Chairman for the Georgia Dental Association for 10 years. After serving as Hinman President, he was chairman of the 2010 Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting. In 2011, he received a lifetime achievement award from his peers in the Northern District Dental Society as "Dentist of the year".

In August 1990, Dr. Ferguson was recalled to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm - the 1't gulf war. He was gone from his practice and family for 277 days and is most proud that he was able to retain 100% of his patients during that period. Dr. Ferguson retired from the army in 1995 holding the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Dr. Max volunteers time each month to provide dental care for the needy and mentor undergraduate dental students at the Ben Massell Dental Clinic in Atlanta. His other interests include travel, cooking, hunting, fishing, and studying history. Dr. Max and Nancy have two grown sons and four grandchildren.



Nancy Ferguson Receptionist and Office Manager


Tracy Simmons Insurance Coordinator


Candace Richardson Lead Chairside Assistant


Sharon Spears Certified Dental Hygienist


Erica Michell Certified Dental Hygienist


Shana Peraza Certifled Dental Hygienist


Buckhead Atlanta, GA Dentist
2970 Peachtree Rd NW Suite 460
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 816-8725