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Tennessee Family Dental Care is dedicated to saving teeth and creating beautiful smiles for life!

Tennessee Family Dental Care is dedicated to saving teeth and creating beautiful smiles for life!

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Why people love Tennessee Family Dental Care

Kyle H.
★★★★★
Everyone was incredibly nice and helpful here from the front desk to the doctor. Everyone on the team was incredibly knowledgeable and did amazing work on my teeth. They confirmed insurance beforehand to make sure I did not have any surprises or anything. A wonderful dentist office.
Melissa R.
★★★★★
Excellent experience! Nothing better than clean teeth! The staff were very friendly, thorough and good info to keep my teeth in good shape.
Dawn H.
★★★★★
Very professional and kind. I learned a lot from this experience. Highly recommend.
Ghee B.
★★★★★
The doctors are welcoming, dedicated and very knowledgeable. They explain your needs and concerns thoroughly. My husband and I are very pleased with her service. Our dentist going forward. I highly recommend her.
Deb C.
★★★★★
I am very excited to have found this office!!!! The Dentist and staff were great. They listened to my needs and concerns. I did not have to wait, they took me right in at my scheduled time. They will be managing my dental needs going forward.
Nenah A.
★★★★★
Love the dentist and receptionist, both very personable but professional. The environment is relaxed and the location is perfect for me. Really great place.
Cecilia P.
★★★★★
Relaxing dental experience! The office is very nice and welcoming. None of the loud noises of dental equipment that gives me anxiety.
Kelly F.
★★★★★
Honestly, the was the best dental service I’ve experienced. Dr. V was gentle and kind. The assistant Destiny was attentive. I came because I was having some sensitivity. Dr. V did filling and it was painless. The staff really does a great job of making you feel important and treats you with such kindness. They follow up with you after procedures and really takes care of you.
Kyle H.
★★★★★
Everyone was incredibly nice and helpful here from the front desk to the doctor. Everyone on the team was incredibly knowledgeable and did amazing work on my teeth. They confirmed insurance beforehand to make sure I did not have any surprises or anything. A wonderful dentist office.
Melissa R.
★★★★★
Excellent experience! Nothing better than clean teeth! The staff were very friendly, thorough and good info to keep my teeth in good shape.
Dawn H.
★★★★★
Very professional and kind. I learned a lot from this experience. Highly recommend.
Ghee B.
★★★★★
The doctors are welcoming, dedicated and very knowledgeable. They explain your needs and concerns thoroughly. My husband and I are very pleased with her service. Our dentist going forward. I highly recommend her.
Deb C.
★★★★★
I am very excited to have found this office!!!! The Dentist and staff were great. They listened to my needs and concerns. I did not have to wait, they took me right in at my scheduled time. They will be managing my dental needs going forward.
Nenah A.
★★★★★
Love the dentist and receptionist, both very personable but professional. The environment is relaxed and the location is perfect for me. Really great place.
Cecilia P.
★★★★★
Relaxing dental experience! The office is very nice and welcoming. None of the loud noises of dental equipment that gives me anxiety.
Kelly F.
★★★★★
Honestly, the was the best dental service I’ve experienced. Dr. V was gentle and kind. The assistant Destiny was attentive. I came because I was having some sensitivity. Dr. V did filling and it was painless. The staff really does a great job of making you feel important and treats you with such kindness. They follow up with you after procedures and really takes care of you.
Melissa R.
★★★★★
Excellent experience! Nothing better than clean teeth! The staff were very friendly, thorough and good info to keep my teeth in good shape.
Ladell B.
★★★★★
I enjoyed my visit with family dental. They were very thorough and explained everything to my satisfaction.
Dawn H.
★★★★★
Very professional and kind. I learned a lot from this experience. Highly recommend.
Ghee B.
★★★★★
The doctors are welcoming, dedicated and very knowledgeable. They explain your needs and concerns thoroughly. My husband and I are very pleased with her service. Our dentist going forward. I highly recommend her.
Deb C.
★★★★★
I am very excited to have found this office!!!! The Dentist and staff were great. They listened to my needs and concerns. I did not have to wait, they took me right in at my scheduled time. They will be managing my dental needs going forward.
Nenah A.
★★★★★
Love the dentist and receptionist, both very personable but professional. The environment is relaxed and the location is perfect for me. Really great place.
Kelly F.
★★★★★
Honestly, the was the best dental service I’ve experienced. Dr. V was gentle and kind. The assistant Destiny was attentive. I came because I was having some sensitivity. Dr. V did filling and it was painless. The staff really does a great job of making you feel important and treats you with such kindness. They follow up with you after procedures and really takes care of you.

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A root canal can save your tooth and help you maintain your healthy smile. If you think you might need a root canal, or you’re suffering from dental pain, be sure to call Tennessee Family Dental Care. Our doctor performs gentle root canals to provide relief and give our patients a reason to smile again!

A dental team that truly cares

Dr. Anupama Vurugonda

Dr. Anupama Vurugonda

Dr. V is proud to help patients achieve their smile goals. She has been working as a dentist since 2001 and is currently serving our Bellevue practice.

Dr. Anupama Vurugonda

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She is very passionate about placing dental implants to restore function, confidence and quality of life for her patients. She lives in Tennessee with her husband and two children.
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Affordable Dental CheckupsIn Bellevue

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Complete Oral Examination

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A member of our friendly team will check your teeth, gums, tongue, and other tissues for signs of decay or disease.

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Professional Dental Cleaning

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Your hygienist will thoroughly brush, floss, and polish your teeth to remove any built-up plaque or tartar.

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Other Preventive Services

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We will take X-rays and screen for signs of oral cancer.

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Affordable General & Family Dentistry In Bellevue

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Checkups & Cleanings

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Oral health is essential to full-body health. Our dentist recommends you come in every six months for a regular dental checkup. Every checkup includes professional teeth cleaning, a thorough oral examination, and, as needed, digital X-rays and an oral cancer screening.

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Crowns & Bridges

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If you need to replace or protect damaged or missing teeth, we offer restorative treatments. Our crowns and bridges are made from durable, natural-looking porcelain for years of healthy smiles.

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Dental Fillings

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Your dentist provides tooth-colored composite resin fillings to maintain the health and appearance of your teeth. Composite fillings give you the same restorative benefits as traditional fillings but let you keep the beautiful look of your smile.

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Inlays & Onlays

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Your dentist uses long-lasting porcelain direct and indirect fillings to fully repair and restore teeth. If your smile needs restorative care, we may recommend an inlay or onlay.

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Mouth Guards & Night Guards

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Great for athletes of all ages, our custom-made mouth guards are worn over the teeth and used to prevent mouth injuries. Also, we offer night guards for those patients who suffer from clenching or grinding through the night.

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Halitosis Treatment

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If you’re living with bad breath, we get to the source to restore your good oral health.

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Root Canal Treatment

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A root canal treatment is a tooth-saving procedure used to prevent extraction in cases of damage, disease, or infection. Dr. Emmons performs comfortable root canals to provide relief and give you your healthy smile back.

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Sleep Apnea Treatment

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Sleep apnea can prevent you from getting the rest your body needs. Our oral appliances position your jaw in a way that provides open airways giving you a good night’s rest.

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Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry In Bellevue

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Professional Teeth Whitening

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In-office teeth bleaching is the fast, effective, and affordable way to remove years of stains and give you a dazzling smile. Treatment lasts 30-60 minutes and can achieve up to five shades of brightening in just one visit.

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Invisalign

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Invisalign is the global leader in clear aligner therapy. Using the latest technology and digital treatment planning, Dr. Emmon can prescribe a series of comfortable, nearly invisible aligners to straighten your teeth in less time than braces.

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Facial Rejuvenation

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You can achieve a more relaxed, refreshed appearance with facial rejuvenation treatment. Dr. Emmon offers cosmetic facial injections to smooth fine lines, wrinkles, worry lines, and more.

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Should I Go To The Emergency Room?

Do You Offer Dental Sedation?

Do I Really Need A Cavity Filling?

How Does A Dental Bridge Work?

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How Long Do Bridges Last?

Made from long-lasting porcelain, you can expect your bridge to function for 10-15 years before needing to be repaired or replaced.

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How Long Do Dentures Last?

Find Out If Dental Implants Are Right For You.Take the quiz to see if you are a candidate for dental implant treatment.

Safety & Comfort at Tennessee Family Dental Care

Covid-19 Prevention Practices - Health Screenings

Health Screenings

Before arriving for your next visit, a team member will contact you for a phone health screening. Once at the office, we ask for all patients to wait in the car to help enforce social distancing.

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Advanced Sanitization

All high-touch areas are sanitized between each use, including but not limited to: chairs, doorknobs, counters, pens and tools. We have a dedicated sterilization area for all dental equipment.

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Fully Equipped Staff

During your visit to our office, you can expect all team members to be fully equipped with a face mask, gown, gloves, and face shield. All team members and patient temperatures are checked daily.

Do You Take My Insurance?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are dentures covered by insurance?

In most cases, yes. Dentures are covered in part by major dental insurance plans. Be sure to refer to your policy for an estimation of the percentage covered by your insurance provider.

Do dentures hurt?

It takes time to get used to your new dentures, especially when eating. You will experience some tenderness for 1-2 while your mouth adjusts to your prosthetic teeth. Once you get used to them, you will be able to resume normal function comfortably.

Do you offer sedation?

Yes! If you need to have some or all of your teeth removed prior to receiving your dentures, we provide dental sedation to make the experience painless.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do root canals hurt?

Generally, no, a root canal is a painless procedure. Our team will do everything possible to make you feel comfortable, relaxed, and pain-free.

Are root canals covered by insurance?

Yes, in most cases, root canals are covered in part or full by dental insurance plans. We will help you confirm your benefits so you know how much of your procedure is covered by your insurance.

How long does it take to get a root canal?

A root canal typically can be completed in 60-90 minutes, depending on the condition of your tooth. If you need extensive treatment, your root canal may be completed over two appointments.

Do you offer sedation?

Yes, we do. Our office provides gentle sedition using laughing gas. We do everything we can to help you feel comfortable and at ease during your visit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do tooth extractions hurt?

The procedure itself generally doesn’t hurt. Your dentist will administer a local anesthetic to numb your tooth and help you feel relaxed and comfortable during your procedure.

Are tooth extractions covered by insurance?

Yes, extractions are generally covered in part or full by dental insurance. We will help you

How long does it take to pull a tooth?

It can take 20-40 minutes to have a single tooth extracted. If you need more than one tooth removed, or your dentist has trouble removing the tooth, it can take an hour or more.

Do you offer sedation?

Yes, we do! Our practice offers laughing gas to make your procedure comfortable and painless.
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Do You Take Walk-ins And Emergency Appointments?

At Tennessee Family Dental Care, we welcome patients on a walk-in basis. Our doctor will see you as soon as scheduling permits. If you experience a dental emergency, call or visit our office right away. We offer same-day appointments and treatment whenever possible to meet your urgent care needs.

Conveniently Locatedin Bellevue, Tennessee

Office hours

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9:00am - 5:00pm
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9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed
9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu
9:00am - 5:00pm
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Mon
9:00am - 5:00pm
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9:00am - 5:00pm
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9:00am - 5:00pm
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9:00am - 5:00pm
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