We believe dentistry is a very personal experience so we wanted to let you know a little bit about the people who will be taking care of you
Dr. Pradeep Adatrow
Dr. Pradeep Adatrow is the only practicing board-certified periodontist and prosthodontist in the southern United States. He earned these credentials from a rigorous 14 years of University based education. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. He completed a three-year postgraduate program in periodontics and implantology at Indiana University. Eager to perfect his skill set, Dr. Adatrow went on to complete another three-year postdoctoral program in advanced prosthodontics from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Adatrow is board certified by the American Board of Periodontology and is a Fellow of the prestigious International College of Dentistry – a feat that only 10,000 others worldwide can claim.
When not devotedly serving his patients, Dr. Adatrow enjoys spending time with his wife, Jaya, and their two beautiful children. Dr. Adatrow and Jaya have met and got married in 2003 while he was in his Periodontal and Implant Dentistry training at Indiana University. They moved to Memphis and currently live in Collierville. Together they donate their time to various local community and Church. They are also very active in various mission camps and help with orphanages in India. He also volunteers through the Church Health Center and Tennessee Smile. During his rare days off, Dr. Adatrow enjoys traveling, biking, or playing tennis or soccer.
Dr. Adatrow has been able to share his passion for dentistry through teaching for over 15 years. He served as a faculty member at Indiana University for three years before moving to the University of Tennessee, where he has been a fulltime professor since 2006 and is currently serves as the Director of Surgical Prosthodontics. He is also actively involved in Dental Implant and Surgical Dentistry training for post-graduate students in several programs. Dr. Adatrow has published several articles in professional peer-reviewed journals and works on the editorial board of various scientific journals. He is also an invited speaker to many national and international meetings, and conducts several Continuing Education courses for practicing dentists. Dr. Adatrow has been the recipient of prestigious awards, such as the Deans Junior Faculty Award and the John Diggs Faculty Award, and he was inducted into the Deans Odontological Society. His exceptional education and training coupled with the endless opportunities he’s had to teach and share his passion with his students and surrounding community enables him to provide the most comprehensive dental care of remarkable quality to his patients.
Dr. James Kimmelman
Dr. James Kimmelman attended dental school at West Virginia University. Following his periodontal residency at the University of Iowa, he participated in postdoctoral training in anatomy at the University of Toledo/Medical College of Ohio.
Dr. Kimmelman is a retired Colonel in the United States Army Reserves and spent 21 years with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, where he rose to the rank of Inspector before he was appointed to the position of Commander of the Reserve Detective Division.
He has served on the faculty at the University of Michigan, as the Assistant Chairman of Periodontics at the University of Tennessee, and as the Chairman of the Department of Periodontics at the University of Colorado. Dr. Kimmelman entered full-time private practice in Memphis and was a volunteer faculty member of the University of Tennessee Department of Oral Pathology for several years. He currently serves as Director of the Undergraduate Dental Periodontal Clinic. Dr. Kimmelman has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, contributed to a book, and has lectured at many dental organization meetings. He holds active specialty licenses in Mississippi and Tennessee.
Your Advanced Team
I have carefully selected team members who share my passion to deliver personalized dentistry. More than ordinary dental assistants and hygienists, we choose special people who know how to treat you with special care. From knowing your name, to knowing your family, to providing you with gentle personalized care – please feel free to always expect special treatment. For your benefit, you should know that our team members consistently pursue ongoing education and training to ensure we always provide the latest and best dental care options available. Thank you for entrusting our team with your oral health.