Dr. John Spann, DDS

Dr. John Spann, DDS

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
50 y/o
(171)

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Dr. John Spann is a native of Louisiana. He completed his undergraduate studies at Harding University with a bachelor’s degree in biology and graduated Magna Cum Laude and Academic All-American. He graduated with honors with his dental degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellowship and Residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1999, where he served as chief resident and received the Distinguished Alumni Award. He received his board certification from the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2002. He is a member of the Chattanooga Area Dental Society and the Tennessee Dental Association. He is active in the Tennessee Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral an Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Spann maintains staff privileges at all area hospitals. He is a regular speaker among various study groups in the Chattanooga area, and also is an ITI Study Club Director for furthering the education of dental implants. Dr. Spann enjoys traveling, LSU Football, skiing and being with his three daughters. He is on the Board of Trustees at Girls Preparatory School and participates in activities with his church. He and his wife Stacey, a Chattanooga native, moved to Chattanooga in 1999 to join Associates in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Center for Oral & Facial Surgery

6015 Shallowford Rd

Chattanooga, TN 37421
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Guardian
  • Humana

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Care Philosophy

Board certified Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons Wayne E. Tipps, DDS; Steven P. Tipps, DDS; Harry (Hal) Jones, DDS; John A. Spann, DDS; Ivo Aaron Miller, DDS; and Brandon K. Cannon, DDS, have more than 100 years combined experience. They are uniquely qualified and skillfully trained, providing personalized care ranging from corrective jaw surgery to wisdom tooth removal. Our doctors also offer a full range of dental implant and bone graft procedures as well as the treatment of facial injuries, facial pain, and TMJ disorders. They are trained in conscious and general anesthesia providing treatment in a safe and comfortable environment. Our multifaceted oral and maxillofacial surgery center, the region’s only AAAHC accredited oral surgery center, is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies. Our surgeons are complemented by highly trained personnel. Our caring and compassionate doctors and staff will make every attempt to ensure your experience with us is as pleasant and comfortable as possible. We invite you to come and visit our office and experience for yourself what makes us unique. 
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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Clefting - Ectropion - Conical Teeth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dental Trauma
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Exostoses
  • Facial Pain
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Palate Cancer
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Temporomandibular Ankylosis
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All-on-4™ Procedure
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer Screening
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Excision
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Frenectomy
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Gum Surgery
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Lesion Removal
  • Limited Gum Surgery
  • Local Anesthesia
  • MDI Mini Dental Implant
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Moderate Sedation
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Panoramic and Cephalometric Digital Dental X-Rays
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Spann's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spann to family and friends
4.8
based on 171 total reviews
Dr. Spann's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Spann accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA
    DHA Premier
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    Preferred Dentists
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
    Dental Complete
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Dental
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • CompBenefits Corp.
    CompBenefits Corp. PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
    Dental PPO
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana PPO
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Dental

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Hospitals where Dr. Spann has admitting privileges

Erlanger Medical Center
975 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
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Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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