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Lakeland Endodontics


Dr. Aurelia Vanderburg (Root Canal Specialist)

Practice Profile

Dr. Vanderburg was born in Skokie, Illinois and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.  She continued her studies at the University of Michigan Dental School, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  Dr. Vanderburg then completed a General Practice Residency (GPR) program at The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York.  She then attended the University of North Carolina Dental School-Chapel Hill, where she received a Master of Science degree and Certification in Endodontics.

As a practicing Endodontist in the Washington, D.C. area, Dr. Vanderburg was voted a "Top Endodontist" by Baltimore Magazine.  In her leisure time, Dr. Vanderburg enjoys friends, family, traveling, the arts and classic architecture.



Have questions about endodontics?....
Watch Dr. Vanderburg on the local news, WALB 10, discussing endodontics and what it takes to become an endodontist.



American Board of Endodontics Diplomate

Dr. Vanderburg is a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, which is the highest level of education that can be achieved in the specialty of endodontics.  She is one of the only few active Board Certified endodontists in all of Southwest Georgia.

Serving North Georgia:

Dawsonville, Dahlonega, Cumming, Cleveland, Braselton, Alpharetta, Big Canoe, Marble Hill, Sugar Hill, Flowery Branch, Gainesville




Patient Testimonials

My personal experience at this office was amazing the Doctor and her staff are awesome! My husband made me a appointment here when i was a few weeks pregnant and having the worse tooth pain you could imagine!!!! Doc contacted us same day and with in a hour or so and offered to stay late to give me something to relieve the pain till she could get me in for a appointment!    I’m completely grateful to her and her staff for helping me until I was able to have them finish my root canal. I pray I don’t have to go back for another tooth issue but I wish she was a general dentist too because I love them and I’d look forward to going . Take it from me it’s completely worth it and she is so kind and makes you feel at home and safe!

Destini Robes

Wow! After two other root canals from other places, I never thought I could actually enjoy one! Being under the excellent care of Dr. Aurelia Vanderburg is a totally positive experience. I did my research to find this good doctor. She is highly educated, Board Certified, even award winning, and above all she is an absolutely gifted Endodontist with amazing skills. I was stunned to have th procedure completed with no more pain than a haircut, in about the same time. I am very thankful that Dr. Vanderburg saved me thousands by flawlessly drilling through my bridge with perfect precision rather than having to remove and replace it. Would I travel across the country for Dr. Vanderburg’s service if I needed another root canal. Heck yes! Definitely!

Pendleton Brown

A root canal is never a pleasant experience, I know because I have had over 10 in my life. But the compassion and professionalism of Dr Vanderburg and her staff made this the best procedure in my experience. I was most impressed that Dr Vanderburg drove from another office after hours to meet me. I had just had cervical disc surgery and the infection in my tooth was extremely painful and frightening. Dr Vanderburg took on my emergency as if it was her emergency and for that I am extremely grateful. All of this took place during the covid pandemic when many dental offices would not see patients. The whole office is friendly and professional. The office is clean and bright. I am glad I found them and will recommend to my friends and family.


I want to thank Dr. Vanderburg for taking good care of me both times I had a root canal. She is very professional and has a good spirit. I would also like to thank her staff because they are friendly and always shows concern. I highly recommend anyone that needs a root canal to see Dr. Vanderburg.


I would like to relay my gratitude and thanks to Dr. Vanderburg for her superior service and her staff. I have already given my general dentist a superb report of my experiences under her care.