About the Practice

At Southern Oral & Facial Surgery in Franklin, TN, and Thompson’s Station, TN, we strive to provide the highest quality of care in a friendly environment. As a patient, you can expect to be treated with personalized, compassionate, state-of-the-art care. Following their completion of dental school, Dr. H. Daniel Clark, DDS, MD and Dr. Sean Young, DDS, MD graduated from medical school and completed training programs in oral and maxillofacial surgery. They also completed additional training in general surgery and a variety of surgical disciplines. Dr. Clark is board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery, and Dr. Young is actively pursuing his board certification.

Whether your needs are straightforward or complex, our doctors’ education and surgical training make Southern Oral & Facial Surgery your best option for dental implant placement, wisdom tooth removal, repair of traumatic facial injuries, and treatment of many other conditions of the face and mouth. Our entire team is dedicated to ensuring that every patient experiences compassionate and comfortable care.

Meet the Doctor

Dr. H. Daniel Clark, DDS, MD

Dr. Clark was born in Santa Barbara, California, and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He pursued his undergraduate education at Brigham Young University where he studied Biology. Following his predental studies, he returned to the Bay Area where he attended the University of California, San Francisco. In 1993, he was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. While attending UCSF, Dr. Clark was the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships including the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Craig Scholarship, the California Dental Association Scholarship, and the Alpha Omega Award, reserved for the highest graduating student.

After completing his dental studies, he entered a six-year residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital. During a portion of his residency, he attended medical school and in 2000, Dr. Clark was awarded a medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Following his residency, Dr. Clark completed his board certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. While attending Brigham Young University, Dr. Clark met his wife, Rebecca, whose family has lived in Williamson County since 1984.

Dr. Sean Young

Dr. Sean Young was raised in Salt Lake City, UT. He attended the University of Utah, majoring in Materials Science and Engineering. He then moved with his wife, Marissa, to Los Angeles, where he attended the UCLA School of Dentistry. He was the recipient of numerous academic scholarships and graduated with honors, earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2008. His residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery brought his family to Nashville. He was awarded a Doctor of Medicine in 2011 from Vanderbilt University and completed his residency in 2014. During his training, Dr. Young has presented clinical research at national and international meetings and has two articles published in peer-reviewed journals. He also co-authored a chapter on alveolar cleft repair in Complete Cleft Care, which was published in 2014 by Thieme Medical Publishers.


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