About Us

Pediatric Dentist - Dr. Billy W. McCannOur practice has been serving families of the Mid-South since 1965. We are presently caring for many second generation patients and soon will be seeing grandchildren of former patients.

Dr. Billy McCann Sr. started this practice in 1965 and was joined by Dr. Wes in 1993. Dr. Billy and Dr. Wes practiced together until 1998 when Dr. Billy experienced an injury to his hand causing him to redirect his energy from private practice to a teaching and administrative role at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. He spent several years as Professor and Interim Chairman of the Pediatric Dental Department at the dental school before retiring in 2015.

Dr. Billy W. McCann Jr. (Dr Wes) was born and raised in Memphis. After graduating from Memphis University School, he acquired his bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Mississippi State University in 1985. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the UT College of Dentistry and Masters of Science (M.S.) degree in Pediatric Dentistry from Ohio State University. He is a board certified Pediatric Dentist by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, a member of the American College of Dentistry, and is serving as President of the Memphis Dental Society.

He and his wife, Marianne, have been married since 1985, are active members of Second Presbyterian Church. They have four sons: Wes, Luke, Austin and Clay and two grandsons: William and George.