At the Center for Family and Implant Dentistry, we understand that maintaining a healthy and beautiful smile is essential to your overall well-being. That's why we pride ourselves on being the premier dental office in Bluff City, providing comprehensive dental care tailored to meet all of your needs. Whether you require routine check-ups and cleanings or more specialized procedures like implants or cosmetic dentistry, our team of highly skilled professionals is here to ensure you receive top-notch treatment in a comfortable and welcoming environment. 

We believe in open communication with our patients, so if there's anything specific you'd like to know about our practice, please refer to our comprehensive FAQ page below, where many common questions are answered. Don't hesitate to schedule an appointment today and experience the exceptional level of care that sets us apart from others in the field.

Who Is the Dentist? 

The Center for Family and Implant Dentistry is proud to have Dr. Andrew Monteith MacConnell as their skilled and experienced dentist. With an impressive 35 years of practice under his belt, Dr. MacConnell's expertise in both general dentistry and dental implants is unparalleled. His dedication to education shines through his extensive knowledge in these fields, making him a trusted professional among his peers and patients alike.

Driven by a commitment to providing exceptional care, Dr. MacConnell continuously stays updated on the latest advancements in dentistry to ensure that each patient receives top-notch treatment tailored to their unique needs. Dr. MacConnell's passion for helping others achieve optimal oral health allows him to create warm and comfortable environments where patients feel at ease during their visits. Whether it be restoring smiles with dental implants or addressing common dental issues with precision and expertise, Dr. MacConnell strives for excellence in every aspect of his work at the Center for Family and Implant Dentistry. 

Do You Offer Preventative Dental Services?

Yes, our dentist does offer preventative dental services! We understand the importance of maintaining oral health and strive to provide a wide range of preventive measures. From fluoride treatments that enhance the strength and resilience of your teeth to dental fillings that address minor cavities before they escalate, we have got you covered.

Our comprehensive oral exams are another crucial service we offer, allowing us to detect any potential issues early on and take prompt action. By utilizing these preventative dental services, we aim to assist you in achieving stronger and healthier teeth that will enable you to maintain optimal oral well-being for years to come. 

Do You Offer Restorative Dental Services?

Yes, we offer restorative dental services to help you to restore your smile. It can be quite distressing and uncomfortable to go about daily activities with one or more teeth missing. However, fret not. Our esteemed dentist, Dr. MacConnell, is an expert in dental implants and offers this remarkable restorative choice to eligible patients. With his proficient skills and knowledge in the field, he ensures that each patient receives personalized care and attention throughout the implant procedure.

In addition to dental implants, we also provide an array of other restorative services such as inlays and onlays for repairing damaged teeth surfaces seamlessly, bridges that effectively fill gaps between missing teeth using adjacent healthy ones as anchors, crowns that cap weakened or fractured teeth idealizing their strength and appearance, dentures crafted meticulously for optimal comfort and functionality, and root canals performed skillfully when necessary to save infected teeth from extraction ensuring the preservation of natural smiles. Rest assured that our comprehensive range of restorative options will cater specifically to your needs while maintaining the utmost oral health at all times. 

Do You Offer Cosmetic Dentistry?

We understand the importance of a captivating smile in leaving a lasting impression. Our dedicated team is committed to helping our patients achieve smiles that truly stand out, and we take pride in offering an extensive array of cosmetic dentistry services tailored to address both dental concerns and aesthetic desires.

Whether you require bonding to repair chipped teeth, professional teeth whitening for a dazzling transformation, or veneers to perfect your smile's symmetry and shape, we have got you covered! With our comprehensive range of cosmetic dentistry options, we strive to bring joy and confidence back into the lives of those seeking a happier, more radiant smile. 

Do You Offer Periodontal Services?

Yes, we offer a comprehensive range of periodontal services to ensure that you receive all the necessary care for gum disease under one roof. Our highly skilled dentist is well-trained in periodontics and has expertise in various treatments. At our conveniently located Bluff City office, we provide scaling and root planing services to deep clean your teeth below the gum line, removing plaque and tartar buildup that can contribute to gum disease.

Additionally, if you require bone grafting or gum grafting procedures, our dentist is proficient in these techniques to restore damaged tissues effectively. We also offer specialized treatment plans tailored specifically for addressing periodontal disease at its various stages. Furthermore, if you need ridge augmentation – a procedure aimed at enhancing jawbone structure – we have got you covered! With our comprehensive suite of periodontal services, rest assured that your oral health needs will be met with utmost care and convenience. 

Are You Open for Emergency Care? 

Yes, at the Center for Family and Implant Dentistry, we understand that dental emergencies can arise unexpectedly and cause significant discomfort or pain. That is why we are fully prepared to provide emergency dental care when such situations occur.

Whether you have a severe toothache, a broken tooth, or any other urgent dental issue, our team of skilled professionals is here to assist you promptly and effectively. We prioritize your well-being and aim to alleviate your pain as quickly as possible. If you find yourself in need of immediate attention outside regular office hours, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at (423) 391-8004 so that we can address your dental emergency with the utmost care and urgency it deserves. 

Do You Offer Sedation Dentistry? 

Yes, we do. We understand that dental anxiety is a common concern for many individuals. At our practice, we prioritize your comfort and offer an array of sedation options to accommodate your specific needs and ease any nervousness you may have about receiving dental care. Whether you require sedation due to a medical condition or simply feel anxious during dental procedures, rest assured that we have got you covered. Our team empathizes with these concerns and is eager to address them effectively. 

We offer nitrous oxide, more commonly known as laughing gas, which is administered through a mask placed over your nose during the procedure. As you inhale this odorless gas mixed with oxygen, it induces a calming effect that will ease any apprehensions you may have had before entering our office. This sedative allows for a gentle and stress-free experience while still allowing you to remain conscious and responsive throughout the treatment process. 

Openly communicate your sedation requirements with us so that we can personalize the experience according to your preferences. Your peace of mind is our utmost priority. Therefore, feel free to share any worries or apprehensions you might have regarding the procedure ahead. As always, we are here to listen attentively and ensure that you receive exceptional care throughout. 

What Kind of Dental Implants Do You Offer? 

Dr. MacConnell, a board-certified expert in oral implantology and implant dentistry, provides an array of dental implant options to cater to various needs. These include single implants, which are ideal for replacing individual missing teeth with natural-looking results. For those seeking enhanced stability and comfort, we offer implant-supported dentures that securely anchor onto multiple implants, ensuring a secure fit and improved functionality. Mini implants are another option available for patients who may have limited bone density or require smaller restorations.

Additionally, our practice offers remote-anchored implants that utilize advanced technology to achieve successful outcomes even in challenging cases involving inadequate bone volume or quality. Pterygoid implants are designed specifically for patients who lack upper back teeth but have insufficient bone height for traditional dental implants. Lastly, we provide all-on-six implants as a comprehensive solution for full arch restoration using only six strategically placed dental implants per arch.

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Bluff City, TN

4453 Hwy 11 E, Bluff City, TN 37618

Email: info@plantingsmiles.dental

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Office Hours

  • Monday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed
(423) 391-8004