Dr. Wendy Oakes, DDS

Dr. Wendy Oakes, DDS

Orthodontics  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
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Dr. Wendy Oakes, DDS is a dentist who practices in Brentwood, TN. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.Read her story

214 Ward Cir Ste 1100

Brentwood, TN 37027

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  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Oakes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Oakes "Dr. Wendy Oakes Wilhelm is a specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Dr. Oakes was raised in Chattanooga, TN. She attended The University of Tennessee Knoxville where she swam for the Lady Vols. She obtained her Bachelors in Biology from UTK in 1994. After college, she was accepted into dental school at The University of Tennessee Memphis. After attending dental school her first year in Memphis, she transferred to Nashville to attend Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry - where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1999. After dental school, she continued her education with a three year post doctoral residency program in orthodontics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. At Vanderbilt, Dr. Oakes received extensive training in many areas of orthodontics, cleft palate, and treatment of dentofacial deformities. She completed her residency in 2002 and has practiced in the greater Nashville area for the last 11 years. Dr. Oakes is active in the dental community and completes 40 hours of continuing education every two years. She is a member of The American Association of Orthodontics, The Southern Association of Orthodontics, The American Dental Association, The Nashville Dental Society, and The Tennessee Dental Association. In her free time she enjoys running, cooking, traveling, watching football, and spending time with family and friends. She resides in Nashville with her husband Chad and her son Oakes."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Oakes "We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide orthodontics for you and your family. Our goal is to deliver exceptional orthodontic treatment in a caring, state-of-the-art environment. Along with attention to each and every detail, we are dedicated to treating patients with sensitivity, in a relaxed yet professional manner. We want your visits to our office to be enjoyable. We accomplish this by making sure all of our patients receive individual care and personalized service. Patient care is further enhanced by our continued involvement in orthodontic research and study.

It is incredibly important to Dr. Oakes that every patient who comes through WOW Orthodontics' doors is treated like family. She feels that it is a gift to be able to grow up with her patients (adults and children alike). It is her mission that each person treated by our team knows how special they are to us. In her opinion, Dr. Oakes feels like she has the greatest job in the world and wants all of our patients to know they are the reason she loves her job so much!"


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Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Conditions Treated

  • Malocclusion - Short Stature Syndrome
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite


  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Surgical Orthodontics

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Dds
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Meharry Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Certificate Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Vanderbilt U/Vanderbilt Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Oakes' Reviews

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Dr. Oakes' Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Clarksville, TN |
Dr. Oakes is top notch! She is very knowledgeable and explains everything. My son always enjoyed his visits there. She is personable and very friendly. She care for her patients.
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