About Our Practice

Dr. Gayle Cox, DDS is a life time resident of Johnson City, Tennessee. His love for the area and the people played a large part in the decision to open his dental practice and raise his family in his home town.

Dr. Cox received his BA degree in Chemistry from Milligan College. His Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) was earned through the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He received the distinguished honor from the International College of Dentists, which is awarded to the top clinician of each graduating class.


We invite you to become part of our family of patients. We will be respectful of your time and strive to see each patient at their appointed time. Your smile is important to us and we hope to become your home for preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry for many years to come. We are a dental practice devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile.

Dawn Proffitt, RDH, is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and is a Registered Dental Hygienist, and has worked with Dr. Cox for 11 years.


Marianne Rauch, RDA, is a Registered Dental Assistant and has worked with Dr. Cox for 35 years.


Dr. Cox and his team are committed to the continual pursuit of excellence in the treatment of your dental health. Our goal is to provide to all of his patients the best in dental technology, treatment options and patient comfort. We are all passionate in helping our patients retain their natural teeth for their lifetime. As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained clinicians. We are dedicated to staying current in the latest techniques and products available through continuing education programs. We strive to make your experience comfortable and convenient using state-of-the-art equipment and materials.

Call Us Today at 423-282-1562