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Knoxville Dentist Reviews

Mike C.

five-star-review

Dated: 2018-02-28

Dr. Costa and the team are absolutely amazing!


Vilma c.

five-star-review

Dated: 2018-02-27

I went to get my general cleaning and all I can say is they are beyond great!! They made me feel like I was more then a patient, more like a friend . My hygienist was soo great cleaned my teeth super good ! I will recommend all my friends and family to this dentist office ! I love it !


Pamela G. P.

five-star-review

Dated: 2017-05-10

Lots of friendly, compassionate, and informative faces from beginning to end. I was VERY impressed with the technology and cleanliness in Dr. Malone and Dr. Dickenson's office. This was my first visit May 10, 2017. They gave me the royal treatment! Thank you!!!


Joe W.

five-star-review

Dated: 2017-04-20

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. They did a great job and am very glad I found them with an Internet search and came here.


James B.

five-star-review

Dated: 2017-04-17

Yes, indeed, I highly recommend anyone to this practice. I have never had a better experience at the dentist! Fantastic service from start to finish, everyone is amazing from the receptionists to the one holding the drill. Tish you are an angel! Top of it off my dental assistant, Lauren never left my side! I've never almost fallen asleep having a root canal until today! I am serious.


Michael E.

five-star-review

Dated: 2017-03-24

First and foremost, I am an admitted dentist chicken. Dr. Dickenson and his staff may be changing my mind. From the initial phonecall to set up my appointment, to my visit, to walking out the door, I felt at ease. I can't believe I'm actually looking forward to going back. Thanks to Lauren, Isybela, and the lovely front ladies for making me feel welcome.


Lisa m.

five-star-review

Dated: 2017-02-15

Best office ever!


amber w.

five-star-review

Dated: 2017-01-26

It has been hard for me to find a dentist that I enjoy going to. With Knoxville Smiles I get the patient care I'm looking for. The entire staff is very warm and inviting. I will be sure to make this my primary dentist!


Dated: 2016-08-17

Charlie S.

five-star-review

Everyone is so sweet and kind. They treated me like family.


Wilson L. B.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-08-12

Totally awesome practice...... Great friendly and professional staff.


Ana-Carina I.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-08-12

Easy going and painless; friendly staff and they really care! Thank you for making me feel good again! I trust my dentist. :)


Bob S.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-08-02

Great office, friendly staff!


Joanne P.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-07-26

An extremely professional and friendly environment!


Geraldine k.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-05-10

Great experience! Love the staff!!


Gray j.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-05-05

Great experience, fantastic staff, very friendly, clean...great place!


Susan E. S.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-04-22

I have been looking for a good dentist for the past couple of years, so when a postcard came in my mail from this office, I kept it. When I called, I got an appointment in just 2 days! I'm so thankful that I chose Dr. Malone's dental office, not only for the convenient location, but for the friendliness and exceptional care which I received! I will be recommending this dental office to everyone I know!


Susan S.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-04-22

I recently received a postcard in the mail but had laid it aside for a couple of weeks...it's called procrastination! I finally called and got an appointment within 2 days, and am so glad that I called. Everyone was friendly and welcoming! My experience was the best ever and I will be recommending this dental office to everyone I know.


Napoleon Y.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-04-14

One of the best dentist’s offices I have visited. The staff is friendly and performer’s quality work. The dentist will not try to suggest operations and procedures that are not necessary. If you are looking for a good dentist team, then you have found them.


Ash W.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-03-04

This dentist and his staff are patient, friendly, and knowledgable. They welcome questions and offer detailed explanations and options on procedures. I'm very impressed with this place. Relaxing atmosphere and again, an awesome staff. Lucky to have found this place.


Bruce d.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-02-17

I have had my share of dentist visits over the years, but I must confess I am impressed with the efficiency of the the staff and the warm atmosphere of the staff.I can see why they come so highly recommended.


Fran O.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-02-04

The best dental experience ever... Dr. Malone and the entire staff are so welcoming and hospitable--I felt like I was their only patient of the day! I truly cannot wait to go back! ...and for years, I've been so afraid of dentists! This office is my new dental "spa"! I cannot thank them enough for how comfortable and wonderful they all made me feel.


Matthew M.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-02-03

Everyone treated me so well, I actually look forward to the dentist! Love this place!


Grant M.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-02-03

Entire staff very friendly and made me feel comfortable. Very quick to solve situations with compassion. I would recommend all services to anyone who asked me.


Merritt M.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-01-29

I never thought I'd say this...I actually had a good time at the dentist. Really, thank you my answering all of my questions and concerns. I'm thankful to have a new dentist!


Pamela b.

five-star-review

Dated: 2016-01-14

Couldn't ask for better people and care!


Tanner D.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-12-14

It takes a lot for me to be impressed with a dentist. However, Malone Dentistry did more than impress me, they exceeded all of my expectations of a dentist. Dr. Malone is the best choice!


Chalea D.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-12-14

I would not go anywhere else! I am extremely picky when it comes to a dentist (or any healthcare provider) - and Dr. Malone and his staff are absolutely amazing.


Elizabeth S.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-12-10

Excellent visit, great staff, I always feel well-cared for!


Brad W.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-12-10

Great staff and wonderful, immaculate facility. .


Ryan g.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-12-10

Nice clean establishment


Kathy g.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-12-10


Awesome staff!

Kathryn J.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-12-10

Prompt, efficient, personal and professional service.


bill a.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-12-10


Great staff. Everyone works hard to satisfy patient care.

Song Y.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-08-27

Professional Doc and staff. Very nice environment! Thanks for all your efforts,!


Tracy B.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-08-21

Great experience, great with kids.


taylor s.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-08-20

Love it!!!!!


Hailey P.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-07-01

Loved my first experience! Everyone was so friendly and helpful, can't wait to come back!


Hailey P.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-07-01

Everyone was extremely nice and helpful! Loved my first experience and can't wait to come back!


Shonda J.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-05-05

Extremely professional staff, and Dr. Malone made me feel very comfortable and made sure I understood all available treatment options. Great experience, great team, and great environment!


Vincent B.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-05-01

My hygient was outstanding today !! Great job !!


ayse s.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-23

I would like to thank everyone especially Isabella and SHannon.


Annette w.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-21

My teeth cleaning experience with Shannon was the best. Almost comparable with a spa treatment, I was so relaxed with , blankets, bottled water and many yummy choices of flavors during cleaning and floride.The cleaning itself was gentle yet so thorough! I highly recommend Malone Dentistry!


Crystal L.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-17

Everyone is so nice here! The staff is really professional and welcoming. I loved it! It really is dental utopia. Definitely coming back soon.


Amanda h.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-14

Very good


Marcus p.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-08

Very professional and really caring staff! Shannon cleaned my teeth and was so nice and tried to make me as comfortable as possible. The receptionist were very nice and helpful.


Dated: 2015-04-02

Kelseyville c.

five-star-review

Absolutely the best experience I've ever had at the dentist. Fantastic staff!


mindy f.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-02

This was my first time here and my first pleasant experience at a dental cleaning. The staff is very friendly and they make you feel comfortable from the moment you walk in. From a warm blanket, to a souvenir bag, I highly recommend this place to others.


Keith W.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-01

My second visit and words cannot really explain how impressed I am with not only Dr. Malone but, also every person at this office. You feel welcomed and appreciated as soon as you walk in. I am one who has never been fond of going to the dentist and I can honestly say that I feel completely at ease and in good hands when I go now. I probably had the best cleaning I have ever had today by Izabela. What a gem! Thank you very much to all of you.


Allison b.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-01

Very attentative,nice,and a pleasure to be around


Hannah F.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-01

Dr. Malone's staff is phenomenal. They listen to you and communicate in an understandable and caring way. When you enter the office you are a part of a large family. I have never encountered a dental staff that cares so much about their patients beyond their oral health. I actually look forward to my visits.


David h.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-04-01

The attention to my condition and concerns are always addressed by the staff. Appointments are flexible and meet my schedule


Keith W.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-03-26

Wonderful service!


Carolina C.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-03-11

I always have a great experience here. They have the most kind and courteous staff who make you feel comfortable and ease any worries/concerns. They go out of their way to help work with you and the facility is amazing... very clean and up to date. I am very pleased with the work I have had done here and will continue to do business with them as long as I am here, and I highly recommend them to all my friends, family and anyone needing excellent dental work!


Charles S.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-02-23

Dr.Dickenson is amazing! Great experience with the filling, would highly recommend!


Judy C.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-02-13

Great experience.


Pam H.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-02-11

Very pleasant experience. Dr. Malone and his staff are very friendly and professional. I would highly recommend them to friends and family.


Brittany B.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-02-11

This has been one of the friendliest offices I have ever been to. The staff makes me feel so warm and welcome and has since day 1, and they have catered to my every need. I highly recommend this office to anyone.


Charles S.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-02-06

Excellent staff and very kind. Made my visit wonderful.


Laticia C.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-02-05

This was one of the most positive and comfortable appointment men's that I've ever had. From the front office staff to the hygienist and doctor; amazing!!!!! The state of art technology and the depth of education regarding mouth hygiene is greatly appreciated. I will surely be recommending this office to friends, family and colleagues!


Samantha B.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-02-03

Dr's Malone & Eslinger are top notch. Their staff is just the absolute best, as well. By far my favorite dentist office EVER.


Keith A.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-01-30

Great overall experience! Front desk promptly greeted me. The team got me in prior to my scheduled time. Office is very clean and I love that you accepted my suggestion from a previous visit in providing water to those that have just finished dental work! Upon checking out the front desk (Kathy and Tish) are so friendly!


Emily B.

five-star-review

Dated: 2015-01-30

Friendly staff and quality work

Custom-Made Dental Crowns Can Repair Your Bite and Smile

If you have one or more damaged teeth, Dr. Stephen K. Malone or Dr. Michael J. Costa, Jr. may recommend dental crowns at our Knoxville practice. These tooth-shaped restorations fit over damaged teeth to restore form and functionality. They come in a range of materials, including lifelike dental porcelain. They can strengthen weakened teeth, cover up cavities that are too large for fillings, and repair broken teeth. In some cases, your dentist may also recommend a crown for cosmetic enhancement. For example, if you have an irregularly shaped tooth, a crown can give you a more even smile. Our skilled onsite ceramist will make sure your crown blends with your smile and maintains your bite alignment. To learn more about dental crowns and to find out how they can enhance your smile and dental function, contact our office today.

What Are Dental Crowns?

Crowns come in several different materials. Metal crowns are extremely strong, and they could last the rest of your life. However, they will not blend with your natural teeth. Porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations have an outer coating that will match your smile. Over time, however, the metal may start to show through. All-porcelain crowns offer the most lifelike appearance, and newer forms of porcelain provide greater stability and durability than ever before.

The Dental Crown Procedure

Before he can place a crown, Dr. Malone or Dr. Costa will reshape your tooth. By trimming away a small amount of your dental structure, he can make room for the restoration. He will numb your tooth and gums before performing this procedure, so you should experience little discomfort, if any. Then we will make an impression and photos of your tooth. A provisional (temporary) crown of acrylic will be made and placed on your prepared tooth. Our dentist and you will “test out” the shape and size of the provisional crown to make sure it’s form and function are ideal. You will wear the provisional crown while your definitive crown is created in the lab by our ceramist who trained at the esteemed Pankey Institute with Dr. Malone. When your beautiful, lifelike restoration is complete, you will return for your second appointment. At that time, Dr. Malone or Dr. Costa will remove the provisional crown and permanently attach your custom crown.

How Dental Crowns Can Benefit You

Dental crowns have both practical and aesthetic importance. Their uses include:

  • Repairing dental damage: Crowns can repair broken, cracked, decayed, and otherwise weakened teeth. They can also restore functionality following root canal therapy.
  • Replacing missing teeth: An implant-supported crown can permanently replace both your tooth and your dental root. Additionally, crowns can support a traditional dental bridge.
  • Improving your bite: Placed on top of a worn or irregularly shaped tooth, a crown can enhance the force and balance of your bite. In this way, it can also reduce your risk for TMJ Disorder.
  • Enhancing your smile: A crown can enhance the appearance of a chipped, internally stained, or oddly shaped tooth.
    Enjoy Improved Dental Health

Restore your bite and smile in just two office visits. Contact our office today to learn more about crowns and to schedule your appointment. Drs. Malone and Costa offers restorative treatment to patients in the greater Knoxville area, including Powell, Karns, Farragut, Seymour, Maryville, and Oak Ridge.

For a textbook definition on dental crowns, read this article.