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Dr. Payton Seelinger is a skilled oral and maxillofacial surgeon with experience in wisdom teeth removal, dental extractions, dental implants, pre-prosthetic surgery, bone grafts, gingival grafts, orthodontic surgical bonding/bracketing, oral cancer screenings, oral pathology, surgical biopsies, and facial trauma.
Dr. Seelinger received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Central Arkansas in 2010, and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2016. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Internship and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Certificate at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Dr. Seelinger served as Chief resident at University of Tennessee HSC 2020-2021, is Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) trained, and stays up to date on modern treatment methods and surgical procedures.
His approach to care is to provide patient-centered treatment. Dr. Seelinger seeks to build relationships and friendships with his patients, looking for common interests and similarities they may share. He favors open communication and has an approachable and welcoming manner, taking time to explain procedures and expectations of future treatment. Dr. Seelinger always treats patients like one of his family.
Dr. Seelinger is a member of the Arkansas State Dental Association, the Arkansas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the American Dental Association, and is very involved with his community. He is a Mission of Mercy volunteer, has led Give Kids a Smile screening events in the Memphis area, and is a member of the Bellevue Church Dental Bus Volunteer Clinic.
While not working or volunteering in the community, Dr. Seelinger enjoys spending time with his wife, Chelsea, and their four children, Palmer, Greer, Winnie and Grady. In his spare time, he enjoys family activities, hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, and cycling.