Dr. Joseph Gaither, DDS

Dr. Joseph Gaither, DDS

Periodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Joseph Gaither, DDS is a periodontics practitioner in Murfreesboro, TN. He practices periodontics and dental hygiene.Read his story

301 Uptown Sq

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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Dr. Gaither's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gaither "Dr. Gaither was born in Murfreesboro, TN. His grandfather Dr. Joe Walker practiced dentistry in Murfreesboro for many years and since the age of five Dr. Gaither has wanted to be a dentist. Dr. Gaither attended Middle Tennessee Christian School, and Central Middle School. He graduated from Webb School in 1992 and the University of Tennessee in 1997. He received his D.D.S. from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences School of Dentistry in 2001. Dr. Gaither choose to further his education staying in Memphis an extra year and completed Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. After three years of post-graduate study Dr. Gaither was awarded a Certificate of Periodontics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. While at this program Dr. Gaither had explicit training in periodontal disease management, cosmetic oral plastic surgery and dental implantology. He also completed a hospital rotation at the Veterans hospital in Birmingham in order to be certified to administer conscious sedation. Dr. Gaither has now returned to his home town and has opened a private practice. He is a leading provider of oral health treatment related to gum tissue and dental implants in the South. He is an active member in the community helping Murfreesboro not only grow, but become a place that our children will want to raise families. Dr. Gaither supports many local organizations including: The Webb School Murfreesboro City Schools Girl Scouts of Middle TN St. Pauls Episcopal Church Interfaith Dental West Main Mission Child Advocacy Center Coldest Nights The Journey Home MCS Volunteer Soccer Coach "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gaither "Help every person be his or her healthiest self, in a happy, comfortable and supportive environment."

2  Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Dental Hygiene

56  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Jaw Bone Tissue Deterioration
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral Infection
  • Palate Cancer
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tender Gums
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


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29  Procedures

  • Bone Grafting
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy
  • Laser Hardening of Amalgam
  • Lesion Removal
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Teeth Scaling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Advanced Education Of General Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham / School of Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaither's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaither to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Gaither's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Gaither Says:

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Your feedback is very important to our team. Your comments help us improve the overall health of all our patients. We are continuously striving to improve the overall patient experience and service. Please let us know if you have any concerns or if we can help you in any way. We are available at 615-895-5888.


Patient Comments (1)

Great experience, great staff, I feel like a new person!!!!!
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