Dr. David Donelson D.M.D


Dr. David Donelson D.M.D


Dr. David Donelson is from Atlanta and has a license to practice in Tennessee, Florida, New York, and Dubai. Dr. Donelson received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) in 2009 from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. He then moved to Jacksonville to attend a post-graduate certificate program in general dentistry at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. While practicing in New York City, Dr. Donelson also served as clinical faculty at New York University College of Dentistry.

Dr. Donelson moved to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates in 2012 to continue his practice, bringing American education and smile design to the Middle East. He was the Consultant Dentist for Valiant Clinic and specialized in Smile Design and esthetic dentistry. While in the region, Dr. Donelson lectured on dental photography, smile design, and esthetic dentistry.

In 2015, Dr. Donelson received his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, a distinction only 5% of practicing US dentists achieve. Dr. Donelson was the top-performing General Practitioner in the Middle East Region.

Dr. Donelson is a current or past member of many academies, including the Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Donelson, his wife Jodi, and their two young children moved to the Nashville area in 2019, wanting to put down roots in Tennessee close to their extended family in Donelson. The Donelsons enjoy Radnor Lake and Franklin’s beautiful parks with their kids, supporting local businesses, trying new restaurants, attending local events and experiencing new places.

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