Dr. Harold Meacham, Family Dentist
Dr. Meacham is a native to the Nashville area and his family has been in Leipers Fork since the 1790's. He has over 30 years of experience in family and cosmetic dentistry. For 16 years, he had the great opportunity to practice with his father, Harold C. Meacham, Jr. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Dental School in 1976. He is a proud member of the American Dental Society, the Tennessee Dental Society, Nashville Dental Society, and multiple study clubs. Also, he is on an advisory committee at Vanderbilt Hospital. He has always wanted to keep his practice close to downtown Nashville so that his patients do not have to miss a day’s work.
His main focus has always included the creation and maintenance of healthy and happy smiles. Also, early in his career he realized the connection between a healthy mouth and total body health. He has always had a strong desire for helping patients to keep their teeth for life and assisting patients in replacing any lost teeth. With the new developments in dentistry such as Lumineers, implants, Clear Correct, and whitening, these two passions often come together for wonderful and life altering results. Fortunately, the world of dentistry is constantly evolving. New materials and techniques are constantly being introduced. There often are wonderful solutions to dental problems that in the past were all but untreatable. Dental implants are a great example of this. Many people are able to smile and eat in comfort for the first time in years. This is tremendous both mentally and physically Consequently, Dr Meacham and his staff are avid participants in continuing education courses.
Realizing that going to the dentist is a terrifying experience for many patients, Dr Meacham and his staff tries to make each experience in their office as relaxing as possible. Patients are treated as friends. Consequently, many patients refer to them as being like family. They are proud to have many multigenerational patient families. This has given them the opportunity to see their patient's children and grandchildren grow up.
He has been married to his lovely wife, Leslie, for over 30 years. They are the proud parents of one son and grandparents of two girls. His son Clay is a teacher and the girls (Danielle and Bailey) are in elementary school. They keep everyone busy with school activities and sports.