Dr. Martin Minix, DMD
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Minix Dental Center is conveniently located in East Point (Prestonsburg), Kentucky. Dr. Minix has over 25 years of dental experience and offers all his patients a high level of dental care in a friendly, relaxed environment. Dental health is not just about white smiles: it's about having strong teeth and healthy gums. It's about prolonging the life of our teeth to enjoy the simple things like eating our favorite foods. Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

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Biography

Martin R. Minix, D.M.D Martin is born and raised in Kentucky, he attended Prestonsburg High School. After graduating from high school he completed his undergraduate studies at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Realizing his dream of becoming a Dentist, he was accepted into the University of Kentucky School of Dentistry in Lexington and graduated in 1992 with the Aesthetic Dental Award and Doctor of Dental Medicine D.M.D. He specializes in the following areas of dentistry: Orthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery, Ortho Implants, Invisalign, Clear Correct and Laser Treatment (Soft Tissue Therapy, Hard Tissue Removal and Small Decay Removal). Martin is board certified by the State of Kentucky in General Dentistry and long time member of American Orthodontic Society and The Academy of Operative Dentistry. He also holds multiple specialized certifications in many fields of dentistry including certification in the areas of Implants, Laser SoftCare, Laser Hard Tissue, Straight Wire Orthodontics, Operative Dentistry, and Invisalign. Most recently he obtained his certifications in Botox and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain Relief from the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics. He is committed to staying current with the latest in technology in order to provide the greatest health benefit to patients. Dr. Minix enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially building long-term relationships with his patients. He enjoys farming, race cars, many outdoor activities and of course is an avid Kentucky Wildcats fan. He has two daughters and one son.

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Dr. Minix Says:

Minix Dental Group values everyone's feedback and welcomes any suggestions. We are always looking for ways to improve the patients experience when you come into our office. You can always call us with any concerns or questions, our friendly staff is available to answer.

Dr. Minix's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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He has been my children's dentist for several years and he is great!!
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Martin R. Minix, D.M.D

Martin is born and raised in Kentucky, he attended Prestonsburg High School. After graduating from high school he completed his undergraduate studies at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Realizing his dream of becoming a Dentist, he was accepted into the University of Kentucky School of Dentistry in Lexington and graduated in 1992 with the Aesthetic Dental Award and Doctor of Dental Medicine D.M.D. 

He specializes in the following areas of dentistry: Orthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery, Ortho Implants, Invisalign, Clear Correct and Laser Treatment (Soft Tissue Therapy, Hard Tissue Removal and Small Decay Removal).

Martin is board certified by the State of Kentucky in General Dentistry and long time member of  American Orthodontic Society and The Academy of Operative Dentistry. He also holds multiple specialized certifications in many fields of dentistry including certification in the areas of Implants, Laser SoftCare, Laser Hard Tissue, Straight Wire Orthodontics, Operative Dentistry, and Invisalign. Most recently he obtained his certifications in Botox and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain Relief from the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics. He is committed to staying current with the latest in technology in order to provide the greatest health benefit to patients. Dr. Minix enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially building long-term relationships with his patients.

He enjoys farming, race cars, many outdoor activities and of course is an avid Kentucky Wildcats fan.  He has two daughters and one son.

Dr. Minix's Care Philosophy

Minix Dental Center is conveniently located in East Point (Prestonsburg), Kentucky. Dr. Minix has over 25 years of dental experience and offers all his patients a high level of dental care in a friendly, relaxed environment. Dental health is not just about white smiles: it's about having strong teeth and healthy gums. It's about prolonging the life of our teeth to enjoy the simple things like eating our favorite foods. Our mission is to help our patients accomplish these goals in a painless, compassionate, and efficient way.

Dr. Minix says...

Dr. Minix has been practicing and serving Eastern Kentucky for the last 25 years, he is seasoned in the profession but also expanding his level of expertise to keep up with technology and innovative procedures.

He is board certified by the State of Kentucky in General Dentistry and long time member of  American Orthodontic Society and The Academy of Operative Dentistry. He also holds multiple specialized certifications in many fields of dentistry including certification in the areas of Implants, Laser SoftCare, Laser Hard Tissue, Straight Wire Orthodontics, Operative Dentistry, and Invisalign. Most recently he obtained his certifications in Botox and Temporomandibular-Joint (TMJ) Pain Relief from the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics. 

Dr. Minix says...

He specializes in the following areas of dentistry: Orthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Oral Surgery, Ortho Implants, Invisalign, Clear Correct and Laser Treatment (Soft Tissue Therapy, Hard Tissue Removal and Small Decay Removal).

Martin is board certified by the State of Kentucky in General Dentistry and long time member of The American Dental Association Joint Commission on National Dental Exams, American Orthodontic Society, and The Academy of Operative Dentistry. He also holds multiple specialized certifications in many fields of dentistry including certification in the areas of Implants, Laser SoftCare, Dental Laser, Straight Wire Orthodontics, Operative Dentistry, and Invisalign. Most recently he obtained his certifications in Botox and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain Relief from the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics. He is committed to staying current with the latest in technology in order to provide the greatest health benefit to patients. Dr. Minix enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially building long-term relationships with his patients.

Dr. Minix says...

Minix Dental Group values everyone's feedback and welcomes any suggestions. We are always looking for ways to improve the patients experience when you come into our office. You can always call us with any concerns or questions, our friendly staff is available to answer.

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  •  Specializes in Dentistry
  •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthodontics

Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Dental Trauma
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Periodontitis
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Kentucky / College Of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Dr. Fred Meece

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Centre College, Dansville Kentucky

    Graduated in 1989

  • Other Education
    American Academy Of Facial Aesthetics

    Completed in 2017

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Denturitry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Special Care Dentistry

Procedures Performed

  • Botox® Injection
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Chemodenervation
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Clear Retainer
  • ClearCorrect™ Invisible Braces
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Veneer
  • Denture Repair
  • Light Activated Teeth Whitening
  • Lower Dentures
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Treatment
  • Tooth Preparation for Dental Crown
  • Tooth Replant
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures