Dr. John T. King – Pediatrics

Dr. John T. King, a Franklin native, received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Louisville in 1996. In 1998, he became certified in pediatric dentistry after studying at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA. He followed in his father’s footsteps, Dr. William C. King, in achieving Diplomat Board Certification with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in February of 2000. He was named fellow in the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in 2017 and was the recipient of the Nashville Lifestyles’ Top Dentist awards of 2016-2017.

Currently, Dr. King is a part time clinical professor of Pediatric Dentistry at Vanderbilt University, as well as an adjunct professor in General Dentistry at the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry. Aside from practicing, Dr. King has also been published in the ADA journal. He and his wife, Victoria, have two children, Eli and Sam. He is active in the Nashville community and is a member of Nashville Catholic and is a past president of Bellevue’s Athletic Association.

Dr. John T. Houston – Orthodontics

Dr. John Houston IV grew up in Dallas, Texas where his father, Dr. Houston III owned his own dental practice for 21 years. Following in his father’s footsteps, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. He completed his specialty training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics.

Dr. Houston has a heart for service. Medical missions trips have taken him to Guatemala where he was able to provide underserved communities with dental service. He also volunteers in his community by providing dental service in events such as Give Kids A Smile and Texas Mission of Mercy. He loves orthodontics because it gives him a chance to create great smiles and forge a special bond with his patients.

Dr. Houston lives in Nashville and spends much of his free time outdoors on the water, playing soccer, cooking and traveling.

Dr. Matthew Bidwell – Adults

dr matthew bidwell adult dentistDr. Matthew Bidwell was born and raised in Murfreesboro TN . He received his B.S in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He continued his education at Meharry Medical College in Nashville where he earned his Dental degree.

Dr. Bidwell is passionate about giving back to the community. He works with (RAM) Remote Area Medical Clinics in Nashville and has been on medical mission trips to Guatemala and Costa Rica.

For fun, Dr. Bidwell enjoys spending time on the lake with family, camping, hiking, backpacking and riding his bike.