Cosmetic Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. MARK WHALEY, DDS is a cosmetic dentistry practitioner in Brentwood, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve School Of Dental Medicine in 1978 and practices cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, and more.Read his story

205 Ward Cir Ste 2

Brentwood, TN 37027

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
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Dr. WHALEY's bio

This content was provided by Dr. WHALEY "Dr. Whaley grew up in Southern California. After receiving his dental degree from Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine, he became a commissioned officer in the United States Navy and moved to San Diego, CA where he was stationed at M.C.R.D. (Marine Corps Recruit Depot). During this time he was mentored by some of the finest specialists in all aspects of dentistry; which became instrumental in ushering him into a new frontier of dentistry… Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Whaley opened a private dental practice in Encino, CA in 1982. His dream to develop a practice of "understated elegance" flourished, catering to people of all aspects of the entertainment business. His cosmetic dental practice grew for 14 years, when in 1995 he married and moved to Nashville, TN. There he has established an Aesthetic and General Dental Practice in the Maryland Farms area of Brentwood, TN. The practice today consists of people from all walks of life. Whether you are a business professional, student, healthcare executive, recording artist, or mother of 4, Dr. Whaley's desire is for you to have the best of dental health, with an attractive smile as you travel life's journey. His clinical team is dedicated to the advancement of Aesthetic Dentistry. As an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, as well as other professional organizations, he has maintained one of the premier Cosmetic Dental practices in the greater Nashville area."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. WHALEY "As a dental practice dedicated to excellence in Aesthetic & General Dentistry, we offer a complete range of dental services designed to diagnose, establish and maintain your oral health and the beauty of your smile.

From the initial comprehensive examination on through routine periodic examinations, you will find conscientious care that is second to none.  Our business environment insures that you are seen at your appointed time, allowing you to be comfortably treated.  Each member of our team realizes that the position they hold is an essential key to providing exceptional care; which is our ongoing desire.

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you.  Whether it be for a minimally invasive procedure, a comprehensive evaluation of your dental health, or a complete "dental makeover", we look forward to hearing from you.

In the interest of good oral health,

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Mark B. Whaley, DDS, AAACD

Aesthetic & General Dentistry"

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16  Practice Areas

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Special Care Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry

34  Conditions Treated

  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Broken Tooth
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Deafness - Enamel Hypoplasia - Nail Defects
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingival Fibromatosis - Dental Abnormalities
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Cancer
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Palate Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Discoloration (Resistant to Whitening)
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • California State University Northridge
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Case Western Reserve School Of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • American Academy Of Cosmetic Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed 2010
  • United States Naval Reserve San Diego
    Other Education | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. WHALEY's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. WHALEY to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. WHALEY's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He botched the removal of a crown, compromising a root canal on that tooth that required 3 more root canals to save it. His referral performed 2 of the root canals which did not work. Once I left Whaley behind and did my own homework on on who was good, did I get fixed. Whaley always seemed more...more
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Being that it is just over 1 month that this remark was posted, I expect that this is a malicious remark made to discredit our business practice of excellent care for our patients. We like to work with patients; co-diagnosing and discussing what we have seen; and then refer to the appropriate specialist prior to commencing with the restorative phase of treatment. I practiced in Encino, CA from 1982-1984; which can be obtained from my profile. I will be looking into this matter further.

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You will pay 50% more to have dental work done at this dentist. The service is not consumer friendly and had a very bad experience with the work that was complete. I would highly recommend choosing another dentist who will be more affordable and provide a better patient experience.
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We make every effort possible to keep the lines of communication open, especially on the cost for services. It is our policy to give estimates for the cost of any procedure diagnosed. Even before the initial comprehensive examination, costs of treatment can be discussed and insurance benefits verified if we are given the chance. We hope you find your future dental visits to be more to your liking.

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