Garrett Orr, DDS is pleased to announce the opening of Winchester Family Dentistry located at 1741 Bypass Road in Winchester, TN. This practice was previously owned by Jim Hardison, DDS, who is now retired. Winchester Family Dentistry offers a comprehensive scope of general, preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dental care for the whole family.
Orr graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 2004 with a bachelor degree in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology. In 2008, he graduated with the Maxillofacial Pathology Award from dental school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. Orr then accepted an Air Force scholarship and completed his advanced education in general dentistry residency and training in conscious sedation.
Says Orr, “What most attracted me to the field of dentistry is that I wanted a profession that combined the hands-on esthetics of art with true medical science. I also wanted a career that could be useful in the mission field and would integrate well with a family.” During dental school Orr was involved in team missions to El Salvador and Macedonia through the Christian Medical Dental Association While stationed as a general dentist at Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central California coast, he was Chief of the Dental Support and Dental Lab Elements, Dental Forensics Officer, Triage Team Officer for the Medical Group’s Decontamination Unit, Dental Education Officer, Communication Task Force Leader, and Vice Dental Flight Commander.
Orr and his wife, Marijo, have three children and reside in Winchester. For more information about Winchester Family Dentistry, please call 931.967.4143.