Dr. Phillip Shipp IV, DDS

Dr. Phillip Shipp IV, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Phillip Shipp IV, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee in 1995 and practices dentistry, orthodontics, and more.Read his story

4515 Harding Pike Ste 312

Nashville, TN 37205

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  • Delta Dental

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This content was provided by Dr. Shipp IV "Dr. Phillip Shipp has been providing quality dental care to families in the Nashville area and surrounding communities for over 20 years. Dr. Shipp received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry and his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mississippi. Dr. Shipp is committed to furthering his education beyond his formal academic training, Dr. Shipp is a proud alumnus of The Dawson Academy and utilizes the extensive training and insight he received to deliver complete dentistry techniques to all his patients at Belle Meade Smile Center. The Dawson Academy is a post-graduate educational program devoted to coaching, supporting and encouraging dental professionals to become masters of complete dentistry. Curriculum is designed to primarily focus on dental occlusion, temporomandibular joints, and comprehensive esthetic restorative dentistry. An education from the Dawson Academy ensures that a dentist is able to provide optimal diagnosis, thorough treatment planning, and quality patient care. As an acknowledgement of his commitment to continuing education, Dr. Shipp has received awards of recognition from the Nashville and Tennessee Dental Associations for exceeding the amount of continuing education required by the state. Dr. Shipp has completed numerous postgraduate courses in advanced dentistry, smile design, dental implants and sleep apnea. He has served in several leadership positions for the Tennessee Dental Association, including Tennessee State Peer Review Chairman for three years and State House Delegate. Most recently, Dr. Shipp served as the Exhibition Chairman for American Academy of Dental Practice Administration (AADPA). Dr. Shipp is originally from Yazoo City, Mississippi and has lived in Nashville for almost 30 years. Dr. Shipp loves Nashville and truly enjoys the wonderful relationships he has developed with his patients. His passions outside of dentistry include mastering the game of golf and spending time with his wife and two children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shipp IV "At Belle Meade SMiLe Center, our team provides excellent, patient-focused care that results in healthy smiles and happy patients! We take pride in delivering the high level of service that we expect for ourselves and our loved ones. Each member of our team will treat you like family and always focus on your unique concerns, preferences, and needs. 

At Belle Meade SMiLe Center, we are dedicated to offering the most state-of-the-art equipment, materials, and techniques available, all in a caring, friendly environment. We want you to look forward to visiting us, and we aspire to have you always leave our office smiling!?

Belle Meade SMiLe Center offers dental treatments and services for patients of all ages. From wellness checkups and teeth cleanings with our hygienists to the most advanced cosmetic dentistry with Dr. Shipp, Belle Meade SMiLe Center strives to provide the highest quality of care for every service. We utilize the finest materials and the latest technology. It is our pleasure to provide the premium dental care services you and your family deserve.

From comprehensive general dentistry to keep your smile in tip-top shape to complex restorative treatments to turn back the clock on dental damage and neglect, we provide quality dental care to remedy all levels of oral health concerns. ?"

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7  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Family Dentistry
  • General Dentistry (Dental Assistant)
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Orthodontics

25  Conditions Treated

  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Discoloration (Resistant to Whitening)
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

47  Procedures

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Background Check

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No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • University Of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Tennessee
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Center For Neural Occlusion
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I was with Dr. James Elder before Dr Shipp, all i can say is he is following in the footsteps of a great dentist. The best i have ever had, and i'll be 66 this year. Dr. Shipp is sheer perfection. The staff is awesome, I have been with them since 1996 when i first came here. I am a pro musician. I...Read More
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We've been with Dr. Shipp for over three years now since moving to Nashville in 2013. Dr. Shipp employs state-of-the-art equipment and techniques - I needed a crown and it was taken care of in one two hour visit! Audrey is my choice when it comes to their Dental Hygienists - she is meticulous in...Read More
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