Derek A. Osborne DDS, FAGD
He is known in the practice for his exacting dental work and excellent hand skills. Derek excels in difficult procedures and is calm, reassuring and kind. He is focused on our patients’ experiences, specifically in valuing the time investment each person makes in being here. He believes in delivering quality dentistry while maintaining a long term relationship with his patients.
Dr. Osborne received his degree in Chemistry from UT-Knoxville in 1985 and his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from UT-Memphis in 1989. He completed a comprehensive General Practice Residency with the U.S. Army and consequently did a tour in Europe for the next four years. After joining a practice near his home in East Tennessee, he was elated to join Ann in Knoxville to begin their practice together. He enjoys spending time with his wife of 25+ years and their daughter, and has fun with many different sports activities like running, biking, hiking, and an occasional sprint triathlon.
Derek is a member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, Second District Dental Society and is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry – a designation requiring over 500 hours of post-graduate study. He participates in numerous continuing education programs each year and has done several medical mission trips to outlying villages in Mexico. He has invested his time in local missions as well.