Dr. Griffin was born and raised in Knoxville. Even as a young child, he knew that dentistry would be in his future!
A product of Bearden High School, Dr. Griffin completed his undergraduate degree from The University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UT-Memphis, graduating with honors. He has subsequently received extensive specialized training in dentistry, including Implant fixture placement and advanced bone grafting procedures from the Midwest Implant Institute One-year externship program on implant placement Training at the Medical University of South Carolina in advanced soft-tissue and bone grafting Residency in conscious sedation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham; ACLS certification; oral and IV sedation certification from Tennessee State Board of Dentistry.
Dr. Griffin has four children, Bay his oldest son, Addie and Asher the twins, and Isabella the princess of the family.