Dr. Justin Slager, DDS

Dr. Justin Slager, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 32
Dr. Justin Slager, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Cookeville, TN and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Detroit Mercy in 2012 and practices dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and more.Read his story

1100 Neal St Ste A

Cookeville, TN 38501

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental

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Dr. Slager's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Slager "Dr. Slager received his undergraduate degree from Spring Arbor University, in Spring Arbor, MI. The subsequent four years he attended the University of Detroit Mercy where he attained his doctor of dental surgery degree. A Jackson, MI native, Dr. Slager joined the United States Air Force after dental school and served the Airmen and Soldiers of Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, SC. Dr. Slager is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and strives to stay up to date with the latest in techniques and technology in the dental profession. Dr. Slager separated from the military in June 2015 and began working in private practice in Cookeville, TN at Maple Leaf Implant & General Dentistry. In February, 2017, Dr. Slager joined Dr. John Rhodes and formed Rhodes and Slager Family Dental Care. Dr. Slager is a general dentist and enjoys all facets of childhood and adult dentistry including root canals, crowns/bridges, implant dentistry, minor orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. He strives to make every dental experience an enjoyable one for every single patient by treating them with the respect and dignity every person deserves."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Slager "Every patient, regardless of age, race, gender, or financial status will be treated with the utmost respect and access to the highest quality dentistry available today. I will never perform unnecessary dentistry, but I believe in handling dental problems while they are small instead of waiting for them to get bigger and have to play catchup. Every one of my patients is different and I often tailor my practice philosophy to match the individual thoughts and preferences of the patient."

10  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Family Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Sports Dentistry

15  Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Infected Tooth Pulp
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Periodontitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Pulp Inflammation

41  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Spring Arbor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of Detroit Mercy
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • N/A
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • United States Air Force
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2015

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Slager is amazing. A local dentist failed to fit me for a crown twice. That dentist kept jamming numbing meds into my jaw and after 9+ shots, I could still feel what he was doing and he kept getting agitated at me, as if I was doing something wrong. When that second crown wasn't seated...Read More
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Cookeville – Jun 01, 2018
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I would not recommend Slager to anyone. He is blatantly rude and disrespectful to his patients. On May 8, 2018, my girlfriend had a late afternoon appointment to replace old fillings. While lying in the dental chair with headphones on, Slager talked disrespectfully about my girlfriends teeth and...Read More
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May 09, 2018
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