Dr. Thomas Bailey was born in Nashville, TN, and grew up in Paducah, KY. He completed his undergraduate degree in finance at the University of Kentucky. Following graduation, he attended the University of Louisville for dental school from which he graduated summa cum laude. During dental school, he served as the student government president and was awarded by the American Dental Association for the top clinical research in the United States. He went on to complete is residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Bailey joined OMS Nashville in 2022 as a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon. Although he enjoys full scope oral surgery, his passion is dentoalveolar surgery with an emphasis on dental implants. He enjoys exploring the newest technology and products available to provide accurate and consistent results using both titanium and ceramic implants. Outside of work you can find Dr. Bailey spending time with family and friends. He enjoys traveling, running, biking, and exploring all the great music Nashville has to offer. He is married to his wife Margaret. They have three kids; Piper, Mary Harper, and James


Vanderbilt Medical Center
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Residency
  • Nashville, TN

University of Louisville School of Dentistry

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Louisville, KY

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Professional Certifications

  • Board Certified – American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Tennessee Dental Association
  • Tennessee Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Nashville Dental Society
  • American Dental Association

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