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

Interfaith Dental Clinic is participating in The Big Payback!

 The Big Payback is a community-wide, online giving day hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee on May 6, 2014. This charitable giving day will help our organization raise much-needed unrestricted dollars and celebrate the good work of all Middle Tennessee nonprofits.

 

For 24 hours, beginning at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 6th, donors can make gifts to participating nonprofits. We will be eligible for incentives, bonuses and additional prizes throughout the day so your gift would be greatly appreciated. 

Stay tuned for more details!

Special thank you to:

       

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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!

Golf

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Interfaith Dental Clinic will be hosting a Nitrous Oxide Administering and Monitoring Course

DATE TBD

 

 

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Success Stories

"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...

"I would never want to go anywhere else!"

  When Interfaith Dental clinic patient Johnnie Hays, age 87, entered our Comprehensive Care program, he had not received regular dental care since his years in the Army during World War II.  He had been fortunate enough not to experience any major pain issues until last year when a tooth began to really bother him.  He told his daughter, Tianna, of his discomfort and she asked to take a look in his mouth.  Knowing her...

"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...

"I went from having nothing to look forward to, to having joy in my life again....

Meet Hannah, an Interfaith Dental Clinic patient who came to us in pain and with so much swelling that she could not see out of one eye. Hannah grew up with almost no dental care . Every member of her family had full dentures by the age of 30.  Before she found us, Hannah traveled out of state to a free dental care day, just to learn that only oral surgery could repair her decayed, broken teeth.  Hannah routinely used a razor blade and...

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