Stephen A. Parente received his bachelor's degree from the University of Buffalo where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was awarded membership into Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended dental school at Columbia University and was awarded membership into OKU dental honors society for academic achievement. Dr. Parente furthered his dental education with a one year general practice residency before practicing general dentistry in New York. After 14 years as a general dentist, Dr. Parente went back to school for specialty training in endodontics at the Medical College of Georgia and received his specialty certificate in 1997.
Dr. Parente lives in Alpharetta with his wife, Donna, and his daughter, Jordan. His son Jonathan graduated law school from the University of Georgia. His son Justin is also an endodontist and has joined him in private practice. He enjoys coaching basketball, playing guitar, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Parente has presented at the American Association of Endodontists annual meeting and at his local chapter of the Seattle Study Club. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the Georgia Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Hinman Dental Association, the Northern District Dental Society, Southern Endodontic Study Group, and the Seattle Study Club.