Meet The Doctors

When it comes to finding a dentist for your child, nothing is more important than finding someone with a positive attitude and gentle touch to keep your child comfortable and relaxed. 

Learn more about Drs. Vinall and Smith and our staff below!

Dr. Craig Volk Vinall

Dr. Craig “Volk” Vinall grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex playing whichever sport was in season and attending as many Texas Rangers baseball games as possible. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington and then attended the Baylor College of Dentistry. 

Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Vinall served 5 years in the United States Air Force treating military members. During this time he completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program and met his wife, Abbey, who is also a dentist.  After their military service, the Vinalls moved to Memphis where he received a Master of Dental Science and certificate of Pediatric Dentistry from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. After graduation, he remained at UTHSC as faculty and is currently the Program Director of the Predoctoal Pediatric Dentistry Program. Dr. Vinall and his wife have four children.  They enjoy spending time together outside, anything Mickey Mouse related, and watching their children play soccer, basketball, and gymnastics.  

Dr. Todd Smith

Dr. Todd Smith is a board-certified pediatric dentist with more than ten years of experience in both teaching and practicing the pediatric dentistry. He is a proud graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where he received his Bachelor of Science in biology. Following college, he was accepted into the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and completed his training in 2007.  During his matriculation through dental school, Dr. Smith received numerous honors for both academic and clinical accomplishments.

After graduation, he became a full-time faculty member at the college of dentistry because of his passion for teaching students.  His passion for children led Dr. Smith back to school to complete a residency in pediatric dentistry in 2010.  He is also a fellow of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and currently serves as both a writer and oral clinical examiner for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. 

On a personal note, Dr. Smith is an active outdoorsman who loves to ride bikes and to fish. He stays very active in his community and his church.  He volunteers for numerous health fairs and mission trips and heads up the pediatric dental section of Mid-South Mission of Mercy on a yearly basis.