General Practice Residency (GPR) Clinic

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The Meharry General Practice Residency (GPR) Clinic is dedicated to offering emergency and comprehensive dental care to patients regardless of their medical complexities.  We utilize advanced techniques and the latest cutting-edge technology to provide the full scope of general dentistry treatment.  We also offer dental clearance visits for patients requiring cardiovascular or orthopedic surgery. 

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We provide a wide range of dental services for both neurotypical and special needs teens and adults: examinations, diagnoses of dental conditions and a complete range of dental treatment procedures in a state-of-the-art facility. We provide treatment of complex dental cases including patients with special health care needs or medical complexities. We have multiple specialists available onsite for consultations and referrals, including surgery, periodontics and prosthodontics.   

Our reasonable fees are approximately 50 percent lower than the average private dental office in the Nashville area. We accept TennCare and most private insurance plans as well as Visa, MasterCard, cash and check.

Meharry General Practice Residency Clinic 
Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry
1801 Meharry Blvd (third floor)
Nashville, TN 37208 

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Clinic Hours: 
Monday through Thursday, 8am-4pm 
Friday 8am to 12pm 

Emergency Service available 24 hours by our on-call residents at Metro Nashville General Hospital, 365 days a year. 

The clinic is open year-round except during holidays and exam weeks. 

Arrive at the dental school at 7:15am on a weekday if you are experiencing a dental emergency (pain or swelling).  You will be seen as a walk-in.  To schedule an appointment, call 615-327-6844, and our staff will schedule you at our soonest availability. 

A complete examination will be performed, and we will discuss your oral health needs and the services that we can provide. Fees will be discussed at this time as well as payment options.  Please abstain from using marijuana or any other illicit drugs for 72 hours before your appointment. 


Monday through Thursday, 8am-4pm 
Friday 8am to 12pm