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 knew when I saw her face that she would not let anything happen to me. The...

A severe toothache forced Helen into a dentist office a few summers ago.  The entire side of her face was swollen from a severe infection.  Helen had a bad experience at the dentist office in years past and she was “deathly afraid” to return.  The doctor removed her infected tooth, assessed Helen for further treatment and provided her with an estimate to have her mouth restored.  Helen needed 31 teeth extracted, 12 by an oral...

"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 wish I was able to pay these people what I feel they deserve."

Volunteers impact the lives of their patients daily at  Interfaith, and for Susan, Interfaith Volunteer Dr. Dan Burchfield helped bring back the smile she had been missing. Susan’s life drastically changed after her husband’s death a few years ago; she lost her medical and dental insurance and with little financial means she discontinued regular care. Susan unexpectedly found herself in agony over a sore area on her tongue, she knew she...

"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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