Dr. Michael Vaughan, DDS

Dr. Michael Vaughan, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Michael Vaughan, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee and practices dentistry, sedation dentistry, and more.Read his story

2125 Blakemore Ave

Nashville, TN 37212

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  • Cigna
  • Dental Network of America

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This content was provided by Dr. Vaughan "Dr. Michael Vaughan grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee and attended Vanderbilt University where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics. He studied German and History at University of Regensburg in Germany. Dr. Vaughan graduated from University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and completed a 2 year General Practice residency at Vanderbilt University in 1993. Dr. Vaughan joined the practice of Dr. Roy Elam, Dr. Robert Elam and Dr. Bill Knox located across from Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. Dr. Vaughan is an active member of the Nashville Dental Society, the Tennessee Dental Association (Alternate Delegate 1996-1998. Delegate from 1992-2002) and the American Dental Association. Dr. Vaughan received the designation "Fellow" in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1999 and was Editor for the Tennessee Academy of General Dentistry from 1999-2004. Dr. Vaughan received the Howard Gamble Outstanding Editor Award in 2002. He has written pages on dental related topics that have been published or reviewed by the Journal of Dental Research and the Journal of Tennessee Dental Association. Dr. Vaughan learned the technique of intravenous or IV Sedation at Vanderbilt University and holds a Comprehensive Conscious Sedation License to use both oral & IV conscious sedation in the practice of dentistry. He is certified in both Basic Life Support & Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Dr. Michael Vaughan is very involved in the Nashville community and civic activities. He is an active member of the River church in Nashville and has led medical mission trips to Mexico and Brazil. He enjoys water skiing and tennis in summer and snow skiing and hiking in winter. Dr. Vaughan likes to spend free time with his daughters Megan and Mollie and visiting family in California and North Carolina. Dr Vaughan is married to the former Carla Zuim of Rio De Janeiro."
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3  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry

12  Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule (4/27/2017)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Tennessee


  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Vanderbilt University Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Tennessee
    Medical School | Graduated

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Awesome dentist and excellent staff. I don't take the time to review much, but this is a great place to have all your dental work done.
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Dr. Vaughan is an excellent dentist! His demeanor is quiet and contemplative and he listens to his patients. I always feel comfortable talking to him and he does great work. His hygienist Gina is amazing! Cleanings are thorough and they are not painful. She always has a smile and is warm and...Read More
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Change name to Best Dentistry of Nashville! Dr. Vaughan has always provided me with the best of care. His manner always calm and confident. The results always excellent. The support staff is also the best. The motto must be “treat you like family”, because you can tell they truly care. The...Read More
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He has helped me to smile again!
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We've been long term patients of Dr Vaughan and his staff for twenty years and love them. Their kindness and professionalism are matched by the quality of work they do. Cannot recommend highly enough.
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