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About the Center for Advanced Dentistry

Boutique Dentistry for Nashville, Tennessee

“Healing and harmony through art and science.”

That is our motto at the Center for Advanced Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee, where our treatment is rooted in the Biomimetic Dental training and expertise of Dr. Kent White. His technique for creating gorgeous, lasting, natural smiles goes beyond cosmetic good looks to support whole-body health and wellness. That is why Dr. White has been featured in New Beauty magazine and on Nashville’s ABC affiliate WKRN News 2.

When you need to maintain or restore your smile and dental health in a way that promotes overall beauty and wellness, please contact the Center for Advanced Dentistry online or call (615) 383-6787 to schedule a general dental or cosmetic dentistry appointment with Dr. Kent White.

Personal, Private, and Professional

Our mission at the Center for Advanced Dentistry is simple: We pair medical science with technical artistry to foster your best possible smile, and we do that using minimally-invasive treatments in a quiet, boutique inspired clinical setting.

This holistic dental care aimed at restoring each patient’s optimal health and beauty may include such procedures and treatments as:

It is because of our interdisciplinary approach to health and wellness that patients in and around Nashville, Tennessee seek out the Center for Advanced Dentistry when they demand exceptionally high-level dental care.

Biomimetic Dentistry

What do we mean by biomimetic dentistry? Is it the same thing as holistic dentistry? Not exactly, although the two share some characteristics.

Biomimetic dentistry has four core principles:

Preserve Your Natural Teeth: Because natural tooth material is superior to any artificial material we’ve developed, we strive to preserve your natural teeth whenever possible. When repairs are necessary, we try to remove a minimum of tooth material while achieving the goals of our repair.

Use Materials Similar to Tooth Structure: Although we can’t completely match natural tooth structure, there are some materials that are more like natural tooth structure than others. For example, ceramic fillings are more similar to tooth structure than metal amalgam.

Achieve a Natural Appearance: Just as no artificial material has surpassed natural teeth in strength, so natural teeth remain our ideal for beauty. If we want to achieve the highest cosmetic results possible, we strive to mimic the appearance of natural teeth.

Parts Must Function as a Whole: Your mouth is an integral part of your whole body, so we should always strive to make sure that any dental procedure fosters your overall health. This is where biomimetic dentistry overlaps with holistic dentistry.  It also includes the neuromuscular dentistry notion that restorations have to work with and foster a healthy bite.

Our Doctor

Dr. White has been practicing for more than two decades. He’s also an accomplished lecturer. In addition to his dental school education, Dr. White completed an optional residency at the Jackson Memorial School of Medicine. This medical training gave him a broader perspective on oral health and dental treatment that he regularly applies to improve the results he achieves for his patients. He received advanced dentistry training from the World Famous Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). LVI recognized Dr. White’s talent and insight early, and he was quickly promoted to the rank of senior instructor, at the time the youngest person to receive that honor.

Every person on the team at the Center for Advanced Dentistry cares deeply about Nashville and the surrounding communities. This is why Dr. White and his team often donate supplies and resources as well as volunteer their time to low-income dental clinics. Additionally, they are proud to support the important work undertaken by the Second Harvest Food Bank and Toys for Tots.

Live Better Thanks to Advanced Dentistry

If you live in or around Nashville, Tennessee and need a skilled dentist who pairs science with art to provide you with exceptionally high-level general, preventative, aesthetic, and restorative dentistry, please contact the Center for Advanced Dentistry at (615) 383-6787 to schedule an appointment with Dr. White.

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