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The Karis Dental Clinic Experience

Karis Dental Clinic offers comprehensive and preventative dental services. We focus on alleviating dental pain and infection, and strive to restore patients’ smiles and optimal dental health.

Karis Dental Clinic was founded in 2013 as a result of efforts by The Caring Place and United Way to address the unmet need of adult dental care in Bradley County.


  • Exams
  • X-Rays
  • Fillings
  • Cleanings
  • Dentures
  • Partials
  • Extractions

Dentistry with grace.

The name Karis means grace. We seek to extend God’s grace by providing excellent yet affordable dental care to uninsured adults in our community.

We know many issues arise in life that can affect health and postpone dental treatment. Karis Dental Clinic offers thorough dental hygiene education and instruction to help you restore and maintain optimal dental health. We do this in a clean, friendly and professional office, utilizing the skills of experienced and compassionate staff. We want you to succeed!

Life-changing services.

Patient Before
Patient After
Karis Dental Clinic was able to drastically improve Mrs. Smith's smile and confidence thanks to the dedicated team of dentists and dental hygienists.

Who do we serve?

Bradley County residents who are 21 or older without insurance, and whose household income is 150% or below the federal poverty level.

Potential patients can drop by for a financial screening Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 11:00am or 1:30-2:30pm..

Please bring these items with you:

  • Photo ID
  • Any medical insurance cards
  • A recent piece of mail with your name and address or copy of your lease agreement.
  • A current medication list.
  • Proof of HOUSEHOLD income – for you and ALL those in your house that have income.
    (paystubs/SSI/Disability papers, food stamp letter, proof of child support documentation, bank statements etc. We need to see income for ALL people working or receiving income in your household. If you do not have income, we need a statement from whoever supports you, and may also require to see their income. )

If we have all the required information, we can usually let you know the same day if you are approved.

If you are approved and bring $25 cash or money order, we will schedule your first appointment with the doctor/dentist at a later date.

We generally do not offer same-day appointments, but will put you on a cancellation list for the first-available appointment.

Patients must live at or below the federal poverty line and be residents of Bradley County, Tennessee in order to be eligible for service from Karis Dental Clinic.

For information on Financial Screenings, please call (423) 457-8024.