SOURCE: Tennessee Implant & Oral Surgery

Tennessee Implant & Oral Surgery

May 27, 2015 16:53 ET

Lebanon Tennessee Dentist Launches New Website for Denture-Wearers

LEBANON, TN--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - Dr. Russell Kirk, an experienced Lebanon dental implant dentist, has launched a new website devoted entirely to helping patients who are struggling with loose or uncomfortable dentures.

The new website, www.fixmylooselowerdenture.com, provides helpful information for patients through email sequences and videos. The new website launched earlier in May.

“Most people who wear a lower denture think they are stuck with a life of adhesives. We are excited to offer a chance for them to be happy with their smile again or give them the opportunity to eat the foods they want again,” Dr. Kirk said.

Dr. Kirk uses dental implants to replace missing teeth or to stabilize dentures. Dental implants have about 90 percent of the biting power of natural teeth. After the implants are restored with crowns or beautiful new dentures, patients can eat the food they want again.

“Our patients have been thrilled with the options we are presenting. The staff is very excited. We've been doing this for quite some time, but this is the first time we've promoted this directly to the public,” said the Lebanon dentist.

Dr. Kirk’s practice, Tennessee Implant & Oral Surgery, offers wisdom tooth removal, dental implants, bone grafts, soft-tissue grafts, biopsies, IV sedation and general anesthesia. The practice specializes in dental implants, including immediate-load implants like All on 4 dental implants. Dr. Kirk and his staff work in a 2,800-square-foot facility located on the University Medical Center campus. The state-of-the-art office includes an iTero digital scanner and cone beam CT scanner, both of which are used for the placement of dental implants.

Dr. Kirk is a Union City, Tenn., native who graduated from Obion County Central High School in 1985. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee-Martin in 1990 before graduating with honors from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1994.

Dr. Kirk received the Navy’s Health Professions Scholarship, which awards tuition in exchange for active duty service. He completed his General Practice Residency from the Navy in 1995 and then became the Department Head for Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero. He completed deployments to Guam, Bosnia and Spain, and fulfilled his active duty obligation in 1997. In 1998, Dr. Kirk earned his Fellowship in Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine from Johns Hopkins Hospital. He later received his certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2002 from the University of Tennessee Regional Medical Center in Memphis.

Dr. Kirk continues to serve in the U.S. Navy Reserve, and in June 2013, he was promoted to the rank of Captain.

Dr. Kirk closed his private practice in 2005 after being called to active duty, during which he served at the United States Military Hospital in Kuwait as the staff oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He re-opened his Lebanon, Tenn., office in 2006 and opened a second location in Mount Juliet, Tenn., the following year.

He is a member of the Tennessee Dental Association, American Dental Association, Nashville Dental Society, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Tennessee Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He also is a Diplomate of American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Senior Dental Executive for Expeditionary Medical Facility Great Lakes One.

Dr. Kirk has received three Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals and was recently awarded the Meritorious Service Medal. He was voted Best Nashville Dentist in 2013 and 2014.

For information on how to fix your loose lower denture please visit www.fixmylooselowerdenture.com. To find out more about Dr. Kirk and his team at Tennessee Implant and Oral Surgery, visit Dr. Kirk's website at www.tnoralsurgeon.com. To schedule a consultation to discuss options to get rid of your loose lower denture, please call the office at 615-378-6494 and ask for Meredith.

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