Frequently Asked Questions

Your dental health questions answered all in one place.

What are your hours?

Our regular hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm; however, we do offer extended hours by appointment to try to accommodate our patients’ schedules.

How long has your practice been open?

We are happy to have served the Murfreesboro community since October 2009.

Do you offer sedation dentistry?

We understand that some patients have anxieties surrounding trips to the dentist. We offer sedation in the form of nitrous oxide. In addition to this, we provide televisions in our rooms for distraction and offer a calm environment for patients. To learn more about the different types of sedation please click here

Can I bring my kids to your practice?

Yes! We love helping the whole family. If your child needs to see a pediatric dentist or orthodontist, we refer to some of the best in town.

What insurances do you accept?

We accept a wide variety of PPO plans. We do not accept HMO or TennCare. Our office staff will be happy to answer insurance questions with you when you call to make an appointment.

Do you have alternative payment options?

We are pleased to offer Care Credit and our in-house Smile Savers Discount Plan. Visit our Financing Options page for more information.

Are you a cosmetic dentist?

Dr. Connolly places veneers and performs other cosmetic restorations. One of his top priorities is to ensure the results are aesthetically pleasing to the patient.

Do you do teeth whitening (i.e. Zoom)?

We offer a Whitening for Life program with trays and a whitening product, but we do not specifically use the Zoom system.

Are you a part of a chain or owned by a corporation?

Three Rivers Family Dentistry is individually owned by Dr. Mark Connolly and does not currently have more than one location.

Are you able to treat patients with Alzheimer’s or dementia?

We are experienced working with patients of all ages and abilities.