Dr. Russell Kirk, DDS

Dr. Russell Kirk, DDS

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
50 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Russell Kirk, DDS is a dentist who practices in Lebanon, TN. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.Read his story

Tennessee Implant/Oral Surgery

1409 W Baddour Pkwy Ste F

Lebanon, TN 37087
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Guardian
  • Humana

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Dr. Kirk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kirk "Dr. Russell Kirk was born in Union City, Tennessee, and lived in West Tennessee throughout his childhood. After graduating from Obion County Central High School in 1985, he completed his undergraduate training at The University of Tennessee-Martin in 1990. Dr. Kirk attended The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and graduated with honors in 1994. Immediately upon completion of dental school, Dr. Kirk accepted a commission as a dental officer in the United States Navy. He became interested in the Naval Services after being awarded a Health Professions Scholarship his last year of dental school. During his senior year, he was also selected by the Navy to participate in a one year post graduate residency in general dentistry. Dr. Kirk received his Certificate for General Practice Residency from Naval Hospital Great Lakes in 1995. After completing his Navy residency, Dr. Kirk served as the Dental Officer and Department Head for Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four Zero (NMCB 40). During his tour with the Seabees, he was based out of Port Hueneme, California, and completed deployments to Guam, Spain and Bosnia. He completed his active duty obligation in 1997. Upon leaving active duty, Dr. Kirk was selected as one of two dentists for advanced training in anesthesia at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Kirk completed his Fellowship in Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine from Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1998. Advanced postgraduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was obtained at the University of Tennessee Memphis and Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Kirk received his certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in June of 2002. Dr. Kirk began practicing in Lebanon, Tennessee, July 2002. In 2005, Dr. Kirk was mobilized to active duty. He closed his private practice to serve as the staff Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the United States Military Hospital Kuwait in conjunction with Expeditionary Medical Facility Dallas. He returned home and re-opened his practice in March of 2006. He opened a second office in Mount Juliet in 2007. Plans for renovations to this facility are underway. While maintaining his schedule at the office, Dr. Kirk remains very active in the United States Navy Reserve. Dr. Kirk was promoted to the rank of Captain in June 2013. He is currently the Senior Executive for Expeditionary Medical Facility Great Lakes One. Dr. Kirk also remains active in hospital, dental and civic activities in the surrounding community. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, Nashville Dental Society, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tennessee Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and Diplomate of American Dental Society of Anesthesiology."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kirk "Our team understands that many patients are apprehensive about having oral surgery.  Understanding this, we work to make every visit to our office as pleasant and comfortable as possible."
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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Conditions Treated

  • Dentofacial Anomalies
11

Procedures

  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Dental Implant
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

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.

Education

  • University of Tennessee at Martin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Tennessee
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Naval Hosp Great Lakes
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Tennessee, Memphis
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kirk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Diplomate
  • Nashville Dental Society, Member
  • Tennessee Dental Association, Member
  • Tennessee Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member

Dr. Kirk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirk to family and friends
3.9
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kirk's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

St Louis, MO |
This was the worst experience we have ever had. Not caring about messing up the procedeure and giving my daugther lock jaw. Our regular dentist cares more than this office and their boched procedure.
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in Lebanon, TN |
I had my wisdom teeth taken out this morning, and everything went so great. They were so knowledgeable with what they were doing. I was in and out in no time, and there were no complications. Dr. Kirk and his team were so helpful from the time I walked in, all the way until I left. Hopefully I...more
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Dr. Kirk accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA
    DHA Premier
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 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
    Humana PPO
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Dental
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kirk has admitting privileges

University Medical Center
1411 W Baddour Pkwy
Lebanon, TN 37087
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