Dr. Robert Cain, DDS

Dr. Robert Cain, DDS

Periodontics  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
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Dr. Robert Cain, DDS is a periodontics practitioner in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1994 and practices periodontics, dental hygiene, and more.Read his story

2040 Castaic Ln

Knoxville, TN 37932

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  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Cain's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cain "Dr. Robert C. Cain, DDS is a Hardin Valley area periodontist, providing periodontal and implant dentistry care to the people of Knoxville and Oak Ridge, TN since 1997. After earning his Bachelor of Science degree at Rhodes College in Memphis, Dr. Cain went on to receive his dental degree at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He completed his Periodontics residency in 1997, splitting his time between UT – Memphis and the VA Medical Center in Memphis. Dr. Cain is certified by the Tennessee Board of Dentistry in Periodontics. Attending annual continuing education courses enables Dr. Cain to stay at the forefront of his specialty so that he can provide the best possible care to his patients. He regularly attends courses focusing on periodontics, implant therapy, advanced bone grafting, and even office technology so that the most current treatment options and highest level of care are available to all of his patients. As a leader in his field, Dr. Cain is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the Academy of Osseointegration, the Tennessee Dental Association, and the Southern Academy of Periodontology. He is also a former president of the Tennessee Society of Periodontists and belongs to several local and area dental societies and study clubs. He and his wife Dr. Pamela Cain live in Knoxville with their daughter Veronica, and are active members of First United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee."


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Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Implant Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Edentulism
  • Gingival Fibromatosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Periodontitis
  • Receding Gums
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Loss


  • Allograft Tissue Reconstruction
  • Bone Grafting
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Gum Surgery
  • Intraoral Camera
  • IV Sedation
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Pinhole Surgical Technique
  • Root Planing
  • Teeth Extraction
  • 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.

1 Board Action
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (7/14/2016)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Tennessee


  • Rhodes College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Tn Health Sciences/Va Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Cain's Reviews

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Dr. Cain's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

in Knoxville TN
Efficient use of electronic medical record for initial visit. So rare and so welcome!
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in Clinton, TN
Dr. Cain is an excellent Periodontist. He was able to find my issue when 5 others weren’t able to. His staff are professional and his facility is state of the art. I highly recommend him!
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Dr. Cain and his staff are warm and friendly people that make you feel welcome. He does a great job and cares about his work. He is always willing to speak to you and answer your questions.
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in Oak Ridge, TN
Dr. Cain is very knowledgable and skillful. He is a good listener who answers questions and explains dental procedures well. His facilities are well appointed, well maintained, and comfortable. He and his staff are friendly and welcoming.
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in Oak Ridge, TN
I had great experience with Dr Cain and his office personnel. I am very skittish when it comes to dentist in general. Dr Cain made me feel very comfortable. I will return to him again in the future.
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