Born and raised in Hermitage, Tennessee, Dr. Adkison graduated from McGavock High School in 1989. He attended MTSU in Murfreesboro, TN for his undergraduate studies and graduated in 1994 with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. He went on to the University of Tennessee to study Dentistry. Dr. Adkison graduated from The University of Tennessee in 1998.
After beginning his career in 1998 as an Associate Dentist with a dental practice in Hermitage, TN. Dr. Adkison moved to Lebanon, TN and decided to open his own practice. He opened the doors to his Lebanon, TN dental office in 1999 and he continued as an Associate Dentist part-time until 2002 when the success of his own dental practice demanded his full-time attention.
Dr. Adkison's interest in dentistry started when he was only a child. He understands that dentistry is not always a pleasant experience for everyone due to his own experiences as a patient. His goal is to make every patient that comes into his office feel as if they are welcomed and appreciated. He listens to his patient's needs and concerns and develops a treatment plan that best suits each individual patient. Dr. Adkison has been praised for his gentle nature and treatment of patients. His compassion has helped many nervous dental patients overcome their fear of dentistry.
Dr. Adkison is married with one child, two dogs and a cat. In his spare time, he enjoys time spent with family and friends, church activities, his daughter's softball games, running biking and yard work. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association and the Nashville Dental Society. As an active member of his community, he is here to serve all of your dental needs.
Dr. Adkison surrounded himself with staff members who share his philosophy regarding patient care and who share his commitment for optimum dental care. Every member of his staff is board certified in their field of expertise and professionally trained and educated on modern dental procedures. Dr. Adkison provides a wide range of dental services including cleanings, perio treatments, fillings, sealants, digital x-rays, root canals, extractions, nitrous oxide, cosmetic dentistry, crowns, bridges, dentures and partials. Dr. Adksion will be incorporating dental implants into his practice later in 2015-2016.
All of the staff undergoes annual continuing education and CPR classes to keep us up to date on the latest advances in dentistry.