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Dr. Terry Spurlin, DDS

Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist

Nashville, TN

About Dr. Terry Spurlin

Dr. Terry Spurlin dreamed of being a dentist after a heart-to-heart with her father at age six. He asked one day, while she was riding in the back seat of the family car, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” A young Terry told him, “I want to be a ballerina!” But, he challenged her saying, “You look like a doctor to me!” In retrospect, Dr. Spurlin realized that was the exact moment that she thought of becoming a doctor. The support, care and planted seed of becoming one is owed – in large part – to her father. She also owes much of her internal drive to succeed, a constant interest in the healthcare profession and fascination with dentistry, and an overall desire to care for people to her father. As an inquisitive child, Dr. Spurlin realized that the early conversation with her father was the catalyst for her interest in science and laid the groundwork for her future career. Dr. Spurlin completed her undergraduate studies at Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology with a pre-dental concentration. She also had the opportunity to further her studies in history and anthropology at the University of Ghana: Legon, West Africa before coming back to the United States to pursue and complete her degree in dentistry at Meharry Medical College. With the intent to be the best, she also completed her residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her goal is to create and maintain beautiful and healthy smiles for years of laughter and enjoyment while making all her patients feel like they are guests. Well respected by her peers and community, as a Nashville dentist she is passionate about creating a relaxing and nurturing environment that provides each patient with an individualized experience where they receive exceptional care

In-network insurances

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas

Specialties

  • Dentist
  • Cosmetic Dentist

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Education and training

  • Dental School - Meharry Medical College, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Residency in General Practice

Professional memberships

  • Tennessee Dental Association
  • Capital City Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1639475304

Dr. Terry Spurlin's office location

Music City Dental:Family,Cosmetic,&Implant Dentist

705 Craighead St

Nashville, TN 37204

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My visit was great.The staff was personable & explained every step they took. They showed me the office & made me feel welcome. I felt they cared about me & my health & they answered all my questions. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a dentist.
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Wonderful staff and office!
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Wonderful as always
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It was a breath of fresh air to be assisted by these women of excellence. I think I found my forever Dentist home!
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I've seen a lot of dentists in my life (unfortunately) but Dr. Spurlin and her team are miles above the rest in my book. Very grateful for their help and doing great work. Looking forward to bringing more of my family here and seeing MCD regularly. Thanks!
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Everyone was very kind and helpful. I was walked through every procedure, which was very comforting. The little extras were really sweet (welcome note, chapstick) and it was wonderful to hear that Dr. Spurlin is with the team of dentists whovolunteer their time and services to the women served by the YWCA domestic violence shelter I work at.
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Dr. Spurlin was great! Very informative and very real with the information provided to me for my dental health.
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I had an appointment for a consultation but was waiting almost as long as some walk-in patients. Everything felt a little disorganized, and the actual consultation lasted about five minutes. I felt somewhat rushed out, and I was not prescribedanything and was instead referred to someone else. Everyone was nice enough, and it could have just been a busy day.
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Very professional. Loved the extras: the welcome card and the chap stick. Everyone was extremely nice. Was very pleasantly surprised. I was calling and complimenting before I pulled out of the lot
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Awesome experience. The type of treatment I wish I received at all of my providers!
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GOD truly blessed today !!! thanks to Dr. Spurlin and her staff !!!
More than 1 year ago
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Beautiful office beautiful staff
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Easy to see how well educated everyone in the office is. Plus really appriciated how they explained what they were doing and why. Coming from someone who isn't the biggest fan of going to the dentist, this place was not a bad experience what so ever. 10/10
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I felt incredibly comfortable and confident throughout my visit. Terry (the dentist) takes the time to talk to you in a 1:1 environment and make sure you're comfortable and informed on every step of the process before they move forward. Thatwas really comforting for me. I also loved my hygienist, the whole experience was stellar. I've already referred someone to this practice and he had nothing but positive things to say as well. He hadn't been to the dentist in nearly a decade, and he was really scared of getting bad news, and that embarrassment and fear kept him from going to the dentist for a long time. I told him about my experience at Terry's practice, and he went, and his mouth looks 10 times better already.
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I felt welcomed as soon as I walked through the door. Every staff member was wonderful and I have told almost everyone about Music City Dental !!!!!!
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I went to her after my dentist at Vanderbilt refused to treat a tooth that needed filling. I then got an appointment with Dr. Spurlin and she took care of everything right away. She has amazing bedside manner, and the staff is extremely nice. I would recommend her to anyone.
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The staff was very friendly and courteous. Dr. Spurlin was very nice and informative during my appointment. I had an all around great first experience at this office.
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Awesome
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The staff was courteous, friendly and professional. For my initial visit I was seated in a small meeting room to talk briefly with Dr. Spurlin about my worries and medical and dental history. I loved that aspect of the visit. Theoffice was gorgeous and welcoming and not at all like a typical dental office. I'm not even dreading going back for my next appointment.
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Dr. Spurlin and her staff were very professional and thorough. The office is very nice and clean and I felt very comfortable. I'm so glad I chose this Dentist office!
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Friendly staff, they let you know what to expect during the visit, and The doctor goes out of her way to make sure you are comfortable.
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Dr. Spurlin and her staff are some of the most competent professionals I have ever dealt with. They could not have been more accommodating. I took my son in to be checked out & ended up getting work done myself. Iwill not use another Dr I. The Nashville area when I need dental work.
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Awesome DENTIST! I could write a column about the service, start to finish. I had a grwat experience. The whole staff showed manners in a professional demeanor and was hands on with the process of a new client. I am goingto keep writing reviews every visit. My plans are to keep this style of dentistry in mind and have a healthy mouth along with my lifestyle from doing so.
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AMAZING. Best dentist experience I have ever had!
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I had an amazing experience during my visit with Dr Spurlin and her entire staff. I would recommend this office to anyone!
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Loved the professionalism, as well as, how they made me feel while I was there! The office is very nice, very clean. From the receptionist, to the lady Tiffany who did my X-rays, to Dr. Spurlin. They took of care ofme literally from the moment I walked in the door making my coffee, gave me a tour, asked me did I want to watch a movie or listen to Pandora. She cut on Pandora. :) They had a gift sitting on the table as I went in the consultation room. Dr. Spurlin listened to all that I had to say, providing instant care, making sure I was getting the proper treatment, told me all that was wrong, without looking at me in a weird way. :) I would highly recommend!!
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Great atmosphere, individual care, taking time to answer any questions and explain procedures thoroughly. Friendly staff puts you at ease.
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Everyone on staff was incredibly helpful, professional, informative, and overall made me feel completely comfortable and welcome! Easily the best experience I've ever had in a medical setting. I'll definitely continue to see Dr. Spurlin and her team.
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Very professional and put my nervous mind at ease (was going in for a chipped front tooth). When I walked into the consultation room a short note was waiting for me. It definitely made me feel like the Dr. and staffcared about me as an individual and didn't just want to shuffle me along. Highly recommended!
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They made me feel so welcomed and comfortable! I would recommend them to anyone who has any anxiety towards the dentist.
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Office visit was great. Great place and great staff.
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Wonderful experience, great Dentist and Hygienist. I love this place as it does not feel like a dentist office. They do a tremendous job in making you feel comfortable. Highly recommended!
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