Meet The Doctor

Dr. Beck is a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has been serving the Nashville area since 1999. He is one of the few dual degreed oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the country, as both a physician and a dental surgeon.  Dr. Beck attended dental school as well as medical school. While he is trained in all areas of the speciality, his particular expertise includes the removal of wisdom teeth, anesthesia, dentoalveolar surgery (tooth removal), implant reconstruction, bone grafting, pathology, trauma and tempomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. Dr. Beck works collaboratively with other dentists and dental specialist to provide comprehensive treatment and care. His primary goal is to educate his patients on their various treatment options.  He does so via compassionate care in a relaxed and safe atmosphere. Dr. Beck recognizes his patients ultimately seek the alleviation of pain and the prevention of disease.  Understanding that most who seek his care do so under stressful condition, Dr. Beck embraces his duty to inform his patients and ensure they are comfortable with the treatment in which they choose.

After graduating from University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Dr Beck obtained his medical degree from Case Western University Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He furthered his training and education through an intensive residency program focused in General Surgery, Anesthesia, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University Hospital of Cleveland, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Metrohealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Recognized as a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Beck is honored to have this designation which is the highest level of achievement offered by the speciality of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Additionally, he is a Fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons as well as the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.  Dr. Beck is an Anesthia Evaluator for the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons for fellow oral surgeons in Middle Tennessee.  Dr. Beck holds many memberships in national, state, and local organizations.  He is an active member of the Nashville Dental Society and a delegate to the Tennessee Dental Association. He continues his pursuit of excellence by attending national and local conferences and meetings. By authoring numerous publications in the area of oral and maxillofacial trauma and treatment Dr. Beck has further contributed to his speciality area.

Dr. Beck is a native Southerner who grew up in Tupelo, Mississippi.   He attended Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi where he graduated Cum Laude with honors. Barry has 3 children and are active in their extremely busy lives. They will frequently be found enjoying lake activities and sporting events. Dr. Beck enjoys cooking, gardening, swimming, biking and supporting the Nashville Predators.

Thank you for your interest in Dr. Barry Beck.  A complete curriculum vita listing honors, training, awards, and publications is available upon request.