Dr. Kevin West, DMD

Dr. Kevin West, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Kevin West, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Hendersonville, TN. He graduated from University of Louisville / School of Dentistry and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

131 Indian Lake Blvd Ste 100

Hendersonville, TN 37075

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  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
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This content was provided by Dr. West "Dr. Kevin West is a native of Middle Tennessee. After completing undergraduate training at Western Kentucky University he obtained his doctorate of dental medicine and masters in oral biology at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He returned to Nashville to complete his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at Vanderbilt University. Dr. West joined OMSNashville in 2007. He maintains a full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery practice including reconstructive surgery, removal of wisdom teeth and dental implants. Dr. West also maintains hospital privileges at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, Skyline Medical Center and Baptist Hospital. He serves as a clinical associate professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, as well as volunteers actively at the Interfaith Dental Clinic, a local non-profit committed to providing dental services to underserved communities. Dr. West and his wife Beth have two children, a daughter and a son. He enjoys traveling, playing golf, and is an active member of Brentwood Baptist Church. PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS American Dental Association American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Tennessee Dental Association Tennessee Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Nashville Dental Society Brentwood Baptist Medical Dental Unit Volunteer Oral Surgery Advisory Counsel Interfaith Dental Clinic TEACHING EXPERIENCE Associate Professor Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Vanderbilt University Medical Center Staff Volunteer Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Interfaith Dental Clinic RESEARCH EXPERIENCE Obstructive Sleep Apnea Retrospective Analysis of 100 Tx'd Pts Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery University of Louisville Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry/Department of Orthodontics Master's Program in Oral Biology University of Tennessee – Knoxville National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Fellowship Enhancement Benefit versus Histogram Distribution in Photostimulable Phosphor Cephalometrics KD West, et al. Poster Presentation, University of Lousville Student Convention, February 6, 2002. The Use of Enhancement Benefits with Photostimulable Phosphors on Cephalometric Landmark Kentucky Dental Association Table Clinic Presentation, April 13, 2002. PUBLICATIONS Gerald Springer, Chanda Elam, Anna Edwards, Craig Bowe, David Boyles, John Bartmess, Martin Chandler, Kevin West, Jan Williams, James Green, Richard M. Pagni*, and George W. Kabalka*: Chemical and Spectroscopic Studies Related to the Lewis Acidity of Lithium Perchlorate in Diethyl Ether. – J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64(7), 2202-2210. KD West, SE Vickers, AM Silveria, BE Johnson, JP Scheetz, TT Farman, AG Farman: Enhancement Benefit Versus Histogram Distribution in Photostimulable Phosphor Cephalometics. – J of Dental Research, 2002, 81, A-430. VOLUNTEER & COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Interfaith Dental Clinic Volunteer Brentwood Baptist Medical Dental Unit Volunteer 1998 to 1999 Western Kentucky University National Alumni Association Board MemberInterfaith Dental Clinic"
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1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

33  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canine Teeth, Absence Upper Permanent
  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dislocated Jaw
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Impacted Canines
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Lip Cancer
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Receded Lower Jaw
  • Receded Upper Jaw
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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34  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All-on-4™ Procedure
  • Anesthesia
  • Apicoectomy
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Frenectomy
  • General Anesthesia
  • Impacted Canine Treatment
  • Impacted Canines
  • Impacted Tooth Removal
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Mandibular Tori Removal
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Surgery
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  • Western Kentucky University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Louisville / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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