Interfaith Dental Clinic Changing our community, one smile at a time.
 

Our Mission

The mission of the Interfaith Dental Clinic is to restore, protect, and improve the oral health of uninsured, low-income, working people, their children and the elderly in Middle Tennessee through access to affordable quality dental care, oral disease prevention services, and
oral health education.

Our Vision

Interfaith Dental Clinic's vision is that every individual has the opportunity to achieve and sustain a healthy smile.

A Smile Changes Everything

 

 

 

LIST OF PARTICIPATING DENTISTS

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Thank you Nashville Predators and Dex Imaging!

Now that the season has come to a close, Dex Imaging and The Nashville Predators have raised more than $4,150 for Interfaith Dental Clinic. Click here to learn more!

Do the Bright Thing 2013-2014!

Thank you for supporting our 2nd Annual Golf Tournament!

 

 

 

 

Success Stories

"I am not going to be embarrassed today!"

 When Nickye moved to Mt. Juliet several years ago, she got a job working at Cracker Barrel.“I loved my job, but I had to get up every morning and say ‘I am not going to be embarrassed today.’  I would always wonder, ‘what are my customers going to think of me?’  Most of my customers were actually really nice.”“I knew I needed to do something about my teeth.  I had lost my dental insurance when I got...

"After I was accepted into the program, everything in my life changed."

Jimmy is a medically retired US Navy officer and in graduate school at TSU.  He came to Interfaith Dental Clinic as a referral from Veterans Affairs. His front tooth was loose, infected, and causing lots of pain. Jimmy’s tooth was just part of the problem.  On his initial visit he weighed 486 pounds and his blood pressure was alarmingly high.  He was advised by our staff to seek medical attention, immediately.  At the ER...

"A dramatic change!"

When Thomas Gulley learned about the Interfaith Dental Clinic he had no idea what a dramatic change would be in store for him.Thomas worked as a tow truck driver in 1999 when he was struck in the head by a tow bar. The bar punctured his skull throwing him forward, knocking out three of his front teeth.His head injuries were so severe that he had to learn to walk and talk again. He was without insurance and had no workman’s comp., so he was left...

"People pre-judge and think that if you don't have teeth, you are not...

Melinda lived with pain and embarrassment for a  long time. Her husband was out of work, and she was working long hours at a fast food restaurant to support for family of four. Her oral health was having a very negative effect on her life."For the past several years, I have been having my teeth pulled one at a time as the pain came and as I could afford it," Melinda said. "I really never went out in public at all. I wouldn't even got to my...

"Through Interfaith there has not been one aspect of my life that hasn't...

Before Jeremy came to Interfaith people who met him mistook him for a drug user by the looks of his smile. "Nothing could have been further from the truth, but you can imagine how it hurt my feelings...At the time, my mouth was in terrible shape.  I was a smoker and had an extreme  Mountain Dew habit.  I was working 12 to 14 hours days in aerospace engineering and I would drink a 12 pack of Mountain Dew a day.  Most of my...

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