Welcome to Our Practice

Who is Minton Family Dental Care? If you have been referred by a friend or you are looking for a new dentist, you have probably asked yourself that question. The simplest answer is we are just like you! Dr. Minton is a native of the area and our team understands the needs of our community. We pride ourselves on offering a wide range of care from pediatric dentistry to cosmetic services such as Botox, implants, and veneers. We want our friends, family, and neighbors to have access to all the latest and greatest in dental technology without the commute to a bigger town. So if you want a full smile makeover, or just want to treat that one tooth that hurts, we are the practice for you! The patient's wants and needs are what is most important to us and we will work with you to achieve those goals whether they are large or small. We accept most major dental insurance plans. We also understand in today's economy, finances are an issue. Therefore, we accept CareCredit as well as our MFDC Smile Plan to offer our uninsured patients access to care. So please give us a call and join our family. We would love to have you and your family as our patients!

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Smile Plan!

We understand that not every patient will have access to dental insurance. If you find yourself in that position, take a look at the MFDC Smile Plan that is available exclusively at our practice. Check over the options available and give us a call if you have any questions at all. We can be reached at (423) 626-7070


210 Cedar Fork Road
Tazewell, TN 37879
Phone: 423-626-7070
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Minton Family Dental Care

  • Meet Dr.
    Jessica Minton

    Dr. Jessica Minton is a native of Claiborne County and serving her community has been her long time personal goal.  She earned her undergraduate degree at East Tennessee State University and her dental degree at the University of Tennessee Dental School in Memphis. In addition to her dental training, Dr. Minton completed advanced education through the American Academy of Facial Esthetics in the areas of Botox and dermal fillers.




What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Very caring young ladies. Very professional & patient."
    Stacy Cupp Curry
  • "they are very friendly. one of the best places I've took my kids to. made it easy going for my two 3 year olds and my 8 year old that was a little nervous. family friendly I highly recommend"
    Jerica Hayes
  • "Thank you so much taking care of Ray. Everyone is so friendly and nice !!"
    Priscilla Perdue

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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