Meet The Doctor

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Sandford W. Prince, DMD

Dr. Sandford Prince is a proud resident of Johnson City, TN after a distinguished career in the US Army. He graduated from the City University of New York with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. Following this, he moved to St. Louis Missouri where he graduated from the Washington University School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduating with a Doctorate in Medical Dentistry, he felt a need to give back to the country by serving in the US Army Medical Department. What started as one tour of duty lasted well over two decades of service to the US Army. After eight years spent as a General Dentist, Dr. Prince trained at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso Texas as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. With his training completed Dr Prince had varying assignments with the Army. He was Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for both the Darnall Army Hospital at Fort Hood Texas and the Reynolds Army Hospital at Fort Sill Oklahoma. Dr Prince had several overseas assignments to include deployment to Baghdad Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. There he was instrumental in treating scores of US military and allied personnel who suffered head and neck injuries on the battlefield. Dr Prince earned the Army Bronze Star Medal for his excellent service in treating fellow soldiers in battle. He is a highly skilled surgeon with over 20 years of experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery to include wisdom teeth extraction with sedation, dental implant placement and diagnosis of oral pathology. Dr. Prince is a member of the AAOMS (American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) and the Tennessee Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (TSOMS). He has the training, experience and heartfelt compassion to take care of the oral surgery needs of his patients.

We know that things have changed during this pandemic and we are working hard to help those who are in need of oral surgery. Your comfort and health are our top priority and  we are especially gently with those who are nervous about dental surgery. We are willing to serve you, so give us a call and our staff will do our best to help you as quickly as possible.

The Knob Creek Oral Clinic specializes in oral surgery with choices of many sedation methods for those who are nervous. We are delighted to work with those with dental insurance and also those without insurance. You do not need a referral to see us and we normally can see those who need same day emergency care. So feel free to call (423)467-5009 for a consultation appointment. Call us now because we can’t wait to meet you and help with your oral surgery needs.