OUR LOVE FOR THE DENTAL PROFESSION
Dr. Petty loves what he does and it shows! When asked what his most rewarding experiences have been as a dentist, he said, “…SEEING THE SMILE ON THE FACE OF an individual who is enjoying eating, talking and sleeping free of dental pain or embarrassment. Smiles can tell you so much about a person.” Because he loves what he does, he spends hundreds of hours every year in continuing education courses to implement the latest advanced techniques and technologies in dentistry. Due to his dedication to learning and supporting his profession, Dr. Petty has earned the title of Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and was honored to be invited into the International College of Dentists.
OUR STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE
Our goal is to always deliver the highest quality care to every single patient we see. Dr. Petty and his staff have years of experience and advanced education to provide the newest advances in dental care using the latest technologies.
OUR CALMING MANNER
Dr. Petty is known for his relaxing manner that is very calming and for his listening to what you have to say about your dental needs. We work to make your time in our office a relaxing and positive one. We take pride in our ability to restore and enhance the natural beauty of your smile with comfort and all the support you need.
OUR RESPECT FOR YOU AND YOUR TIME
We respect your time and commitment to keeping your appointments by staying on time so we can serve you at your appointment time. We can communicate with you regarding your appointments by phone, email, secure 2-way texting, and our website. You can access your account information and appointment times and even pay online through our website patient portal.
OUR CLEAR COMMUNICATION
Dr. Petty spends plenty of time with each patient and creates a personalized care plan. Many of our patients say they have never received such a thorough exam and explanation of what they need. We make it a point to educate our patients about their treatment options and other oral health issues, clearly communicating how you can achieve that best outcome for great oral health. You will be given a written plan of how to achieve your best smile with all the financial information so you can make informed decisions to receive the care you need.
OUR INVOLVEMENT WITH OUR COMMUNITY
Dr. Petty has been a part of the Tullahoma community for over 30 years. Dr. Petty and his staff regularly present dental health education for preschools, for students, and at health fairs. Dr. Petty volunteers his service through Donated Dental Care, Partners for Healing, Elk River District of the Boy Scouts of America, and teaching for the Tullahoma High School Allied Health class. He enjoys hiking, beekeeping, genealogy and history. He is a member of the church of Christ at Cedar Lane where he is a song leader, Bible class teacher, and works with world missions. He has been recognized by the Tennessee Dental Association for his humanitarian work providing dental care in foreign countries.