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Welcome To Southwind Dental Care

At Southwind Dental Care, we value the relationships we form with our patients, and we want you to feel completely at home each time you visit our office. You can trust our small, close-knit team to treat you with the utmost kindness, dignity, and respect.

We provide warm blankets and pillows to help you feel relaxed in our care. Southwind Dental Care provides treatment for adults and children alike. Your family’s oral health is important to us, and we make ourselves available for emergency care outside of normal office hours when needed.

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Meet Our Doctor

Thank You all for your caring & professionalism. They are keys to Success. Dr. Messer & Whitney, You all are the Best!!! May GOD's Favor of Blessings be upon your lives now & always!!! Be Safe, Well & Bold in the LORD! Be Blessed to be a Blessing!!!
12:33 19 May 23
Dr. Messer and his staff are awesome! I’ve been going to him for the past few years. He and his staff are always welcoming, polite and professional. I always feel comfortable during my treatments and know I’m in good hands.
15:30 18 May 23
Dr. Messer never fails to set the bar. The state of the art tools and super friendly and knowledgeable staff are superb! Thank you Southwind Dental Team!!
01:30 18 May 23
I have been a patient of Dr. Messer for over 10 years and my experience with Southwind Dental Clinic has been far greater than any dental care I have received here in Memphis Tennessee. All of the staff are very professional and kind. I don’t want to start mentioning names, but my hygienist and those who have taken care of me, have made my experience worthwhile! Thank you Dr. Messer and staff!
03:15 03 May 23
This is a great dental office. The staff is friendly and efficient. They communicate very well and they are truly outstanding. Highly recommend.
12:04 06 Apr 23
Staff is awesome. Will definitely recommend to others.
23:13 23 Mar 23
Great service and kind staff I totally recommend them to my friends or family.
23:28 20 Mar 23
Beautiful office, friendly staff, awesome dental work! My husband had a great experience so will definitely be coming back.
09:05 22 Feb 23
This was my first visit to Southwind Dental Care. I was very pleased with the services provided. Everyone was very nice & professional. Abby, the dentist hygienist and Dr. Messer were very kind. Dr. Messer explained everything and addressed my concerns.
03:40 17 Feb 23
Only issue I see is they don't have beer on tap in the waiting room, other than that the care and treatment is superior!
14:51 15 Feb 23
I had great experience with this dentist office. Great Doctors and office staff. Brandon Griffith did a great job cleaning my teeth. 👍👍💯
17:12 14 Feb 23
They do an awesome job
00:56 20 Jan 23
I have extreme anxiety when going to the dentist. The staff was extremely pleasant. My experience was pain-free! I have never had this experience anywhere.
03:05 27 Dec 22
Very efficient and professional team. Very friendly staff, like family.
00:07 15 Dec 22
I love ❤️ luv💗 Southwind Dental Care. The entire staff is amazing. I hadn’t been since the pandemic and todays visit was no different from any other. Dr. Messer he rocks. I will definitely give the their flowers now. I was sooo long overdue and the went the extra mile. They are extra through and patient with you and you truly feel comfortable. Thank you guys for a job well done.
21:23 05 Dec 22
I have been coming to Southwind Dental for about a year now. Everyone is kind, considerate, caring and friendly. I have received excellent care with Dr. Messer. Thank you to all of you for making these dental issues as comfortable as possible.
21:38 30 Nov 22
Both Dr. Messer and his staff were so informative on my procedure and the costs of what I needed done. This was my first appointment and they made me feel as if I had been coming for years. A friendly personality goes a long way and this is just what they give. The dentist is one of the worst places for me to go but they made my experience that much better.
15:59 14 Nov 22
Great experience!! Very friendly staff. Would highly recommend if you are looking for a new dentist.
19:23 28 Oct 22
Friendly and courteous staff. Great dental care.
01:53 13 Oct 22
First time to visit for a cleaning. The staff and dentist are outstanding. I highly recommend this facility.
23:33 06 Oct 22
Great staffs...Thanks Megan she was awesome
18:03 21 Sep 22
Yes,My name is Deloris Smith. Today was my first time coming here.I was so pleased with the service and the staff,Ms Blair, was so polite and cheerful. They answered all my questions and concerns. Dr.Messer was a kind and gentle Dr. I am so glad I chose to come here. I highly recommend Southwind Dental Care to anyone who needs a dentist.
01:47 13 Sep 22
I love it here! I have been visiting for the past few months and I can see a huge difference in my smile! Dr Messer and staff are the best
21:43 16 Aug 22
I don’t know what heaven is like, but if it’s anything like a visit to Southwind Dental than we are all in for a treat.Each and every person is professional at what they do, from the office to Dr. Messer .They all truly care that you are in good health.Whitney probably knows me better than most because I spend much of my time in her lounge.She is a special super star .If you need dental care, Southwind Dental should be you next and only stop.Experience worry free results from people who deliver Five star quality with extraordinary kindness.Thank you AllGary Iloff
02:24 04 Aug 22
Very friendly, professional. Quick response to inquiries.
22:38 02 Aug 22
I love all the staff a Southwind dental. Everyone one in the office have very peaceful personalities and amazing customer service. I have been a patient of Dr Messer for almost 10 years and I have yet to have a bad experience. Yesterday I completed my Invisalign and I love my smile. I wore them for a little over a year and between Dr Messer and staff they made it an amazing experience. My entire family attends Southwind Dental and i would recommend them to perform any and all dental services.
11:42 21 Jul 22
Southwind Dental has been my place of choice since Dr. Smith moved to this location. Dr. Timothy arrived and the practice still gives the same professional service. Appointments are easy and prices are very good. Thank you Dr. Timothy for all that you and your staff do for me and my family.
19:06 13 Jul 22
I could have not pick a better organization too take care of dental needs.
18:36 22 Jun 22
Simply the best!!!
00:44 10 Jun 22
Was in the waiting room 30 min before I was seen but Dr. Messer & staff were very friendly and engaging, and I felt they were being genuine with the work I needed done. Just moved here and am glad to say I found my new dentist on the first try!
22:13 08 Jun 22
Best dental office I’ve ever stepped in. Staff is great. Dr. Messer is a complete professional and easy talk to. It’s like you’re part of the family.
16:23 02 Jun 22
Great service good people who care about you. State of the art equipment almost painless
00:11 25 May 22
Total professional with a down home atmosphere.
01:49 24 May 22
The staff are very nice and accommodating. I enjoyed the service! Good quality dental care.
22:04 19 May 22
Dr. Messer and his staff are always nice and professional. They always provide great details about your procedure, including cleanings and offer suggestions for aftercare. I have referred several family members and friends to this office.
11:50 19 May 22
The staff and dentist were all great, attentive, and informative. There patience with me as well as with others that I manage to witness is outstanding. You can't always see the front staff and the medical staff all have a great personality, but I did that day. Keep up the great teamwork and taking care of us! I look forward to being your patient.
11:47 29 Apr 22
Have been a patient of his for years. Great group to use for dentistry.
19:52 05 Apr 22
I just left and was very impressed. The people were super nice and the diagnosis was very thorough. I was told what was going on every step of the way. The dental technician told me what she way seeing and then Dr. Messer came in and went into the steps which needed to be performed. I was given a detailed list of each step as well as the anticipated cost after each step. Best dental experience I've ever had.
16:26 24 Mar 22
I love going here. The hygienists are kind and understanding and Dr. Messer is very knowledgeable and patient. I enjoy going here and knowing I’m in good hands.
20:09 23 Mar 22
I highly recommend the team at Southwind Dental Care. I've been seeing Dr. Messer for about 8 years, and I have been nothing but satisfied with his care. I actually live 15 miles away from his office, but find him to be worth the drive! One of the things I appreciate most about him is the range of treatment plans he offers to correct/treat dental concerns. He doesn't just provide the most expensive option. He gives several options, each with a projected cost, from least invasive/expensive to more extensive. He is professional, caring, has extensive expertise, and his office team is just as exceptional!
15:06 21 Mar 22
I love everything about Southwind Dental, Dr. Messer and his team. Everyone there is very knowledgeable, extremely friendly and hard working. The state of the art equipment is everywhere. They use these tools very efficiently in explaining the health of your mouth.I’ve been a patient of Dr Messer’s for 12 years and Whitney is my Hygienist. My mother is also a patient. She went through Invisalign and couldn’t be happier with her results.At Southwind Dental, the costumer service starts with the first phone call. Arianna is amazing and will make sure you are taken care of. The hygienist are perfect at explaining your needs and the assistants, Kelly and Victoria, make your treatment procedures go smoothly.They all do an incredible job and I wouldn’t go anywhere else.If you are looking for your next dental home, look no further, you’ve found it!
18:53 10 Mar 22
This is the best dental office in Memphis! The staff is absolutely amazing! They’re patient with me & take the time to listen to my concerns. I initially chose this location a couple of years ago because it was convenient & close to my home, I’ve since moved & wouldn’t go anywhere else. Thank you Southwind dental for all that you do, you are truly appreciated!
18:27 01 Mar 22
My wife and I have been coming here for 15+ years! Great dentist & staff !!!
19:00 21 Feb 22
Great hygienists, assistants and the best customer service I’ve ever had.
00:40 11 Feb 22
The team at southwind dental are the most amazing team I have ever worked with. They are kind, helpful, and very sweet. Dr Timothy Messer is by far one of the best dentists I have ever seen. They not only make sure you are comfortable, but also that you are happy with your end results. I would most definitely recommend them!!
21:49 09 Feb 22
EXCELLENT DENTIST AND DENTAL STAFF! Very professional and Dr Messer is so gently and quick. He listens, explains what needs to be done but does not pressure you. I have been going to him for years and will continue and recommend him to everyone! Thanks Southwind Dental!
17:58 18 Dec 21
Great first appt as a new patient. Efficient, clean/modern office, good explanations, good care, new tech.
23:27 08 Dec 21
Excellent place to get anything done to you pearly whites!! Dr Tim Messer very professional , capable , knowledgeable and will listen and attend to any of your dental needs . He did a great job on my wife's grandmothers new dentures..she loves them. I'm very happy there l typically don't like going to dentist offices since I was a kid( I've had lot of issues with my teeth) but this one is different you must go and see the staff there. The hygienst ( blond hair) s one of My favorites . very personable and knows her job very well . my teeth are sweaky clean every time!!.so don't wait call southwind dental care if you need anything done with your teeth 😁
02:48 07 Dec 21
Dr. Messer and his team were Extremely professional thorough and prompt. Brought my 82 year old Dad in for a check up and they were awesome and Dad was Happy! Thanks Dr. Messer!
21:42 04 Nov 21
Always a Pleasant experience. Staff very informative and good courtesy.
19:18 26 Oct 21
The service was pleasant, very professional and informative. The staff is very friendly. I would definitely recommend Southwind Dental Care to others.
11:44 19 Oct 21
The office and the service is incredible. I have never had a better dental experience. Dr. Messer and his staff were polite, courteous and extremely helpful. I went through Invisalign treatment and was thrilled with the results. I was especially pleased with their Dental Hygienist. I would definitely recommend Southwind Dental to all my friends and family!!
02:05 30 Sep 21
My first visit at Southwind Dental Care was remarkable! The entire staff was super friendly and professional. From entrance to exit they made me feel like I had been a patient for years. I have never received such a thorough exam. I will be recommending them to all of my family and friends.
23:08 23 Sep 21
I have been going to this dental office since I was a little girl and have always loved it! Everyone is always nice and in a great mood, and do a great job every visit.
17:32 23 Sep 21
All the staff - from receptionist to hygienist to dentist - are ALWAYS courteous, helpful, and professional. If you want to experience top-notch service and care, I highly recommend Dr. Messer & Co.!
19:34 16 Sep 21
They do a great job. They don’t hire any ugly people, and the dentist reminds me of a more fit and sane Alex Jones. I have referred a colleague.
23:02 14 Sep 21
My experience was a pleasurable one. Everyone was nice and professional.They made me feel that they did care. I went in thinking that i was going need my tooth repaired but come to find out I needed my wisdom tooth pulled. The dental assistant (I did not remember her name) made my first tooth pull a calming experience. She told me what was going to happen and it happened just like that. She walked me through the entire process. Dr Messer was concerned and made me feel comfortable as well. He was very informative and pleasurable to talk to. From the time I walked through the door to the time I left back out the door my visit was A+. I will be bringing my husband and 2 children to Dr Messer and staff.Thank you all for my pleasurable experience!
16:10 13 Sep 21
I trust this dentist so much! The staff is always so friendly and they really care about their patients. I highly recommend them for all your dental needs. Kelly L. Is an amazing assistant and always helps me to feel comfortable.
22:43 27 Aug 21
18:50 23 Aug 21
I've been going to So­uthwind Dental Care f­or years and have nev­er been disappointed ­in the care I've rece­ived there. The staff­ is very customer car­e oriented, friendly,­ knowledgeable/up to ­date, and efficient. ­Appointments are easy­ to set up and the wa­it time is minimal. S­outhwind always makes­ a dental visit as pl­easant as possible!
17:44 23 Aug 21
I absolutely LOVE this office, and my hygienist is the absolute best ever. China has been my hygienist for over 12 years. She listens to my concerns, provides a superb cleaning experience with gentleness, and is patient and thorough. She has taken the time to get to know me and my family who have also become patients. I look forward to our quick chats because it’s like catching up with a friend I’ve not seen in six months.😂Dr. Messer is awesome too, and gives me the best explanation and next steps for my treatment plan. The office is also clean with beautiful decor, and the office staff is always helpful and pleasant.
11:46 05 Aug 21
Great people, great service, fantastic results. They treat you like family.
20:49 02 Aug 21
My favorite dental office. Great service all around.
18:38 15 Jul 21
Such an amazing staff.
02:15 14 Jul 21
Awesome dental office. Everyone was very friendly, took their time and explained things. They have a nice, clean office. I will for sure recommend this office to anyone needing a dentist. Dr. Messer was kind and gave several treatment options.
22:09 12 Jul 21
I recently moved to Memphis and chose this dentist because it is close to where I live. I’ve gone to many dentists over the years and have never been to one as thorough and gentle as Southwind. My technician, Kendall, was the kindest, gentlest teeth cleaner I’ve ever had. She was extremely thorough as well. The dentist gave me advice that no other has before about my bite/jaw. Highly recommended
16:30 07 Jul 21
I have been apprehensive about going to a dentist for quite some time. Let's be honest, I kept putting it off until I didn't have a choice out of fear and pride (I had neglected my teeth, I was afraid of judgment). From the time I entered until I left-the entire team was very welcoming and professional. I am glad I chose them and got to establish my care with them as a new patient. If you're on the fence...or doubting yourself a favor and make the call. I promise you won't be disappointed!
00:45 07 Jul 21
The best dental experience I have ever had! Wonderful staff, dental hygienist, and dentist! They are professional and kind! I highly recommend them!
16:32 03 Jun 21
One of the best experiences I have ever had.
16:08 02 Jun 21
The staff and Dr Messer are always looking out for their patients best interest. Sure he is a business but he would never recommend any procedures for the sake of making a buck.I have been going there for over 10 years and drive over an hour at times to get there. Its worth the drive.If you need regular or cosmetic dentistry please check out Southwind, you will not be disappointed!
15:15 12 May 21
I have been going to this office for almost 10 years and it is the BEST. Everyone is very nice and professional. Dr. Messer is the greatest. Highly recommend anyone to try them.
04:29 04 May 21
So thankful for Dr. Messer! I got a second opinion from him. So glad I did because my last dentist wanted to do dental work on me when it wasn’t necessary. He gave me confidence that he is the best dentist.
16:44 13 Apr 21
Very clean office, very professional and nice staff, the dentist is very straight forward and honest, would definitely recommend if you are someone like me who is afraid of the dentist they made me super comfortable!! Keep up the work guys.
21:06 07 Apr 21
I’ve been coming here for the past several years and China has been my hygienist. They’re extremely professional, timely and polite! I love them!
21:48 31 Mar 21
A family member referred me to Southwind Dental Care, and I must say that going to this dental office has consisted of nothing but pleasant experiences since day one. I’ve always received a warm welcome, and I absolutely love the staff! I know that I’m in good hands whenever I go here.
09:05 31 Mar 21
Team works great together to answer questions and solve problems.
00:11 31 Mar 21
I have been seeing Dr. Messer for years. Last week I had a dental emergency and even though they were pretty booked up, they worked me into the schedule. I had a very angry 🦷 that wasn’t going down without a fight, but Dr. Messer won the battle. Lol. He got rid of my pain and gave me the relief I needed. It’s a great feeling to know that he and his staff are there when I need them. Everyone in that office, from the front to the back is awesome!!! They truly care about each and every patient.
03:07 20 Jan 21
Dr Messer is the absolute best dentist in the Memphis area. He and his staff go above and beyond for their patients. I will be a life long patient! Thank you all for always taking the best care of me!
16:48 02 Apr 20
Absolutely great dentist practice and all of the staff are very professional! No complaints here! AAA+++!
01:18 12 Feb 20
Dental assistants are the most attractive in Memphis.
18:57 04 Feb 20
I’d recommend everything. The best dental office I’ve been to. Everyone is very pleasant and nice.
18:25 13 Dec 19
I was visiting from out of state and had a terrible tooth ache. I called them and the next morning they helped me with my problem. Very affordable (even without insurance) and the staff is very friendly. Overall I highly recommend them.
15:24 21 Mar 19
Me, my husband, children, and my father are patients of Dr. Messer an i have never been disappointed. All of the staff is amazing.
23:21 20 Mar 19
Very responsive, friendly and economical.
16:51 04 Feb 19
My husband had procedures done. And he can’t say enough about how pleased he was with the outcome. Going with him I found the staff friendly and professional. Yay!
21:43 30 Aug 18
I’ve always had a great experience with Dr. Messer and his excellent team. They are always considerate and actually remember you. Dr. Messer and his team always know the best plan of treatment. Yesterday’s experience was amazing, Dr. Messer was on a roll. He completed dental work that at any other office would have taken5-6 visits. I moved to the other side of city 2 yrs. ago but would not even consider a new dental clinic that is closer, Southwind Dental Carenis the best. Thank you.
12:09 08 Aug 18
Dr. Messer and his staff are absolutely the best!!! He fixed m my dental issues created by another dentist and I have never been happier!!!! He knows his stuff!!!
00:14 07 Jun 18
I had a dental emergency...again. I couldn't find a dentist to work with me and my schedule with work. I met with Dr. Messer and he had them out the next business day without the need of an oral surgeon and additional consultations.
Not only that, but I was very comfortable throughout and uncomfortable process. Him and his staff are courteous and professional.
Now I have found a dentist for my three kids and my wife. He even did a cleaning on two of my kids, at the same time, that fit in my erratic and unpredictable schedule.
I couldn't ask for more out of a dentist. You guys are awesome. I appreciate all your help. Looking forward to a long relationship with this office.
13:39 01 Jun 18
19:50 31 May 18
Sweet staff. Have always had a wonderful experience. Great work!
15:45 25 Apr 18
One word "AWESOME" for the time you work in to the time you leave.
14:36 25 Apr 18
They went above and beyond to help me. I am very impressed with the care and understanding they show their patients!!!
16:23 24 Apr 18
I have always been a person who did not like going to the dentist because of bad experiences, but the people that work at South Wind Dentistry made me have a whole new out look about going to the dentist office. They were professional and oh so friendly. I had my teeth cleaned and Ms. China was wonderful. My dentist Mr. Messer was very friendly and very knowledgeable. They now have a patient that will not go anywhere else.
20:16 16 Mar 18
Great place. Great staff!! Yesterday I was having a dental emergency. I had a wisdom tooth that was given me extreme pain. I had called all around trying to get it extracted and I kept getting the runaround. Nobody seemed too care. The problem has become bad enough that I knew I wasn't going to wait another day. I recently moved on Hacks Cross, so I searched for local dentist
20:38 07 Mar 18
Never been would love to check it out Thank You!!!
21:06 04 Mar 18
Really nice people! Great location, clean space also.
14:31 28 Feb 18
I always feel so welcomed when I walk into Southwind and the staff is incredibly nice and professional. I’ve been through my fair share of dentists and this one is by far the best and my favorite.
03:32 28 Feb 18
I love coming to visit you guys! Everyone is super sweet and takes great care of us. They also remember you when you come in which makes you feel like family.
21:55 18 Dec 17
Fantastic dentist, great atmosphere, trained and lovely team.
15:39 04 Nov 17
I’ve been going to Southwind Dental Care since 2009 and have always been treated well. The staff is excellent and they truly care. Their technology is on the cutting edge and when it comes to your dental care you couldn’t ask for a better place.
14:28 21 Oct 17
Great people Great service love the atmosphere and location
14:41 07 Oct 17
The best and most friendly dental office in Memphis! They make you feel like family and everyone in the office know who you are!
15:31 04 Jul 17
The staff is very courteous, polite, and professional at all times. They welcome you and and let you know someone will be with shortly. I've been attending her since my move to M-Town over 15yrs ago. Dr. Messer is the best and keeps me with a beautiful smile.
20:31 15 Feb 17
Best dental team around!! One relaxing time, hard to believe huh?
20:04 07 Feb 17
They are really good people. They explain everything you need and should know.
17:40 12 Jan 17
I highly recommend Southwind Dental Care. They are extremely knowledgeable an courteous. I would not think of using anyone else!!! They have the best insurance plan!! Thank you. Debbie Peterson
20:05 28 Dec 16

Community Involvement

Dr. Timothy Messer is your neighborhood dentist who loves giving Memphis a reason to smile. In addition to being a member of the United States Navy Reserve Dental Corps, he proudly contributes to the community by supporting local youth athletics, school teachers, and law enforcement. As a truck pulling enthusiast with M3 Pulling Team, Dr. Messer also serves as the official dentist for the Memphis International Raceway.


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