Jerald A. Bryant, D.D.S.

Walter Chitwood, Jr., D.D.S


One of the goals of our Web site is to provide you with an extension of care. As you navigate through the site you will find a wealth of information about dentistry, tooth care, procedures and treatments. We believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make wise choices about their oral health. There is an overview of our practice including our doctors and staff, office hours, insurance and appointment procedures, maps, directions and contact information.

As licensed Dentists in Cookeville, TN we work with our patients so they can achieve and maintain a beautiful smile and healthier gums and teeth. We take the time with our patients to explain their treatment options and inform them of additional preventative care.

Our office is conveniently located in Cookeville, TN and we invite you to call with any questions or email us via the Contact Us page of our Web site. We will do everything possible to ensure you a pleasant visit.

Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Jerald A. Bryant
    DDS
    Doctor

    Dr. Bryant grew up on a dairy farm in Cookeville. He graduated from Cookeville High School in 1991.


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  • Dr.
    Walter Chittwood, Jr.
    DDS

    Dr. Walter Chitwood was a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University in 1978 and of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1982. 

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Our Location

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "Cool people! Professional! Good at what they do!"
    Johnny
  • "Fantastic Drs and staff! Dr Chitwood and his partner are kind and get it done! The assistants are wonderful too! A great experience!"
    Christy R
  • "Very professional. Great and caring staff that eased my anxiety I was having and assured me that they would take care of me and this they did!! Kudos to Dr. Blalock and Tiffney for all that you did for me and thank you Cyndi Napier Latta for getting me in so quickly!!"
    Kimber M.

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