Hope E. Watson, D.M.D.
Dr. Watson graduated from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a degree in English Literature before pursuing her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham. Though a native of Virginia, she loved her undergraduate years in eastern Tennessee and chose to return to the region to start her practice.
Dr. Watson is a member of:
- American Society of Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry (Fellow)
- American Dental Association
- Vice President East TN – Tennessee Dental Association 2016
- Delegate – Tennessee Dental Association 2011-17
- President of Tennessee Second District Dental Society 2015
- Blount County Dental Society
- Pierre Fauchard Academy
- International College of Dentists
- American College of Dentists
As a dental clinician dedicated to learning, Dr. Watson annually exceeds her requirements for continuing education. Restoring dental implants is a passion for Dr. Watson and she has completed multiple graduate level implant courses. She is an ASIRD (American Society of Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry Fellow, the highest membership status of this elite group.
Dr. Watson received the Tennessee Dental Association’s Fellowship Award in May 2013. The highest honor the TDA bestows, this award recognizes dedication and outstanding service to the dental community. She has also published several articles for Penn Well’s Dental Economics periodical.
Dr. Watson and her husband, Bob, have two children, Carrington and Joe, as well as Lilly, a standard poodle. Away from the office, Dr. Watson loves living in east Tennessee and taking advantage of everything the region has to offer. Her family loves rooting for the Tennessee Volunteers and King University Tornados and traveling together. In addition, Dr. Watson and her family enjoy doing mission work together at home and abroad, especially in the Dominican Republic.