Our Dentists

Dr. Emanuel J. Hnarakis, D.D.S

Dr. Emanuel J. Hnarakis, D.D.S

Dr. Hnarakis would like to take this time to welcome you and your family to 101st Dentistry. Dr. Hnarakis and his staff work hard to provide you with an atmosphere that not only provides you with the best dental care but that is fun, relaxing and caring. He loves his job and truly appreciates all of his patients.

Dr. Hnarakis is a general dentist and a Board Certified Periodontist (specializing in treating gum disease). He is a graduate of the Baltimore College of Dentistry and the Army’s specialty program of Periodontics. He served in the United States Army as a dentist for 21 years and has been in private practice for over 16 years. He enjoys serving his community by volunteering at Good Samaritan Ministries on a regular basis.

He is a family man who spends much of his time enjoying activities with his extended family. He is the father of two grown children and is the proud grandfather of two young grandchildren.

Dr. Joseph A. Britton, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Dr. Joseph A. Britton, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Dr. Britton graduated from Roosevelt High School in Gary, Indiana. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia, in 1971 and his D.D.S. from Howard University, Washington, D.C. in 1976. He completed a two-year General Dentistry residency at Fort Hood, Texas in 1983. Dr. Britton is a diplomat of the Federal Services Board of General Dentistry and the American Board of General Dentistry. He is also a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Britton served 22 years in the United States Army Dental Corps and retired in 1999 as a Colonel. Dr. Britton has received many awards and was named Dentist of the year in 2010 by the Tennessee Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Britton enjoys serving his community by volunteering at Good Samaritan Ministries.

When he is not in the office, Dr. Britton is an Elder at St. Bethlehem Christian Church and very active in numerous community activities. He and his wife Nancye are the proud parents of two grown children and have two wonderful grandchildren.

Dr. Shuya Bi, DDS

Dr. Shuya Bi, DDS

Dr. Bi’s passion for dentistry was ignited by a Christian dentist who showed her what it means to serve God and patients. Dr. Bi strives to follow in the footsteps of her example each day, by treating her patients with the utmost integrity and care. Dr. Bi graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 2019. Upon graduation, she moved to Memphis for an opportunity in further training in Advanced Education in General Dentistry and Endodontics. She remains committed to lifelong continuing dental education.

Dr. Bi is an active member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and she has participated in several Mission of Mercy fairs providing free dental care to the underserved, as well as helped in a medical and dental mission trip to Honduras. Outside of dentistry, she also enjoys church, working out at the gym, and spending time with her two cats: Millie and Menmen.

Patient Reviews

"I LOVE 101st Dentistry!!!! Kim is totally wonderful! I truly look forward to my Dentist appointment each 6 months!!! Thank you!"

"The staff at 101st are very caring and professional. Dr Hnarakis and Britton make sure you are comfortable with them before they work. All the staff treat you like family! Thanks to all of you for caring for your clients."

"I have never had a bad experience here. I have bad anxiety about a dentist but since day one they have always made me feel comfortable. If you want a outstanding dentist, a place that will put your needs/concerns first then you have found the place. I promise you will not be disappointed."

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