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Dr. Charles Shanks, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
4.1 (26)
Map Pin Small Knoxville, TN
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Charles Shanks, DDS

Dr. Charles Shanks, DDS is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist in Knoxville, TN. They specialize in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, has 23 years of experience. They graduated from University of Tennessee School of Dentistry, Memphis - D.D.S. and is affiliated with University of Tennessee Medical Center. Dr. Shanks, completed a residency at Oral Maxillofacial Surgery - University of Tennessee Knoxville. Patients rated Dr. Shanks an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Shanks works at Shanks Oral Maxillofacial Surgery in Knoxville, TN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shanks' Office Locations

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    Shanks Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
    241 N Peters Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 214-6803

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  • University of Tennessee Medical Center

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    • Aetna
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    • Ameritas
    • Anthem
    • Assurant Health
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    • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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    About Dr. Charles Shanks, DDS

    • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    • English
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    • 1558359695
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    Education & Certifications

    • Oral Maxillofacial Surgery - University of Tennessee Knoxville
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    • University of Tennessee School of Dentistry, Memphis - D.D.S.
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    Dr. Shanks works at Shanks Oral Maxillofacial Surgery in Knoxville, TN. View the full address on Dr. Shanks’s profile.

    26 patients have reviewed Dr. Shanks. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shanks.

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