Our Dentists

Ernest J. DeWald, DDS, MAGD, ABGD
Dr. Ernest J. DeWald is active in Clarksville and the dental community, holding offices in local, state and national organizations. His community activities include volunteering for Hospice and Good Samaritan Ministries Dental Clinic. He is on the staff at Clarksville Gateway Memorial Hospital. He is a member of the Sunrise Rotary Club and Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church serving as Elder and Sunday School Teacher. He retired as a Colonel with over 21 years in the Army Dental Corps, the last 7 years as a director of both one and two year general dentistry residency programs. He is a Fellow and Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, and a diplomat and Board Member of the American Board of General Dentistry.

E. Mac Edington, Jr., DDS, MAGD, ABGD
Dr. E. 'Mac' Edington is active in the national dental community and is a Past President of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the 2nd largest dental organization in the world. He is a Fellow and Master of the AGD and a Founder and Past President of the American Board of General Dentistry. His activities include Clarksville Rotary and University of Tennessee College of Dentistry Alumni Board. He is also a Past President of the University of Tennessee Dental Alumni Association and was recognized as the 2005 College of Dentistry outstanding alumnus. He retired as a Colonel with over 30 years in the Army Dental Corps - the last 14 as Dental Commander and Dental Surgeon. In 2006 Dr. Edington was nominated for Ambassador of the Year with the Better Business Bureau.

Dr. Derek Renfroe graduated from the University of Loiusville School of Dentistry in May 2006. While there, he earned a stellar reputation among his classmates and faculty for his high quality dental work. He even earned the International Congress of Oral Implantologists'

Pre-Doctoral Acheivement Award for his work in implant dentistry. His caring demeanor and personal attention to detail for every patient set him apart form the beginning.

Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Derek Renfroe spent 2006-2009 serving as an active duty dentist in the US Army at Ft. Benning, GA and completed Airborne school as part of his training.

From there, he served as the Clinic chief at VA Outpatient Clinic in Chattanooga, TN from 2009-2010. Dr Renfroe then decided to enter into private practice and joined the Clarksville Dental Center as a partner last year. Dr Renfroe and his wife and daughter are looking forward to making Clarksville their home.

Contact Info

Clarksville Dental Center
1301 Peachers Mill Road
Clarksville, TN  37042
(931) 572-9152

Hours of Operation

Monday–Thursday: 8 am – 8 pm
Friday: 8 am – 4 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 3 pm