Meet The Team

You work hard every day to keep your family smiling and we want to be a part of that mission! As your local Copperhill dentists, Claude Muse, DDS, Jill McDonald, DDS, and Karunesh Chakote, DMD are proud to offer comprehensive dental services that are convenient, comfortable and cost-effective. Our goal is to help you maintain a happy, healthy smile for years to come.

Claude Dennis Muse, DDS

Claude Muse, DDS, a 35 year dental veteran with extraordinary training, skills and dedication is distinguished for his tenacity and passion in providing excellent care and giving back to the community. Dr. Muse brings highly specialized expertise and training in periodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, implants and advanced cardiac life support. Adapting modern techniques and technologies in implants, he remains on the forefront of advanced procedures and treatments; his work on geriatric dentistry is published in the Tennessee Dental Association Journal. Residing in Copperhill, he is a deacon and youth leader at Crossover Community Church, active in creating scholarships for local high school sporting activities. Dr. Muse has also served as a volunteer dental missionary in Mexico. A member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association and Georgia Dental Association, Dr. Muse holds a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Science from Memphis State University.

Jill McDonald, DDS

Jill McDonald, DDS is accomplished in both pediatric and adult dentistry and brings strong interpersonal skills to her practice. Her diverse background in medicine, from a RN with critical care, neuro, cardiac, cardiovascular and surgical ICU experience to serving as a practicing dentist for more than twenty years has given her keen insights on providing a superior patient experience. Dr. McDonald first earned her BS in Nursing from the University of Tennessee and then pursued her passion earning her Doctorate of Dental Surgery also from the University of Tennessee. Dr. McDonald is a member of the American Dental Association.

Karunesh Chakote, DMD

Karunesh Chakote, DMD was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York University Stern School of Business. During this time, he found his passion in dentistry after personally experiencing its impact through corrective jaw surgery that both bettered his smile and improved his confidence. He then attended University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree and graduated with high honors. He pursued further training in a surgical internship at Ohio State University, where he enhanced his skills in extractions, implant placement, management of dental infections, and pre-prosthetic surgery. He is excited to join Dental Partners – Copperhill and have the privilege of delivering care to its patients and those of Copperhill, TN.
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Dental Partners Copperhill
Grand Ave
Copperhill TN 37317
7:30am - 6:00pm
7:30am - 6:00pm
7:30am - 6:00pm
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