Meet Dr. DeWayne McCamish

A board-certified orthodontist, Dr. McCamish has more than 43 years of experience in the field. He finished his undergraduate studies at Middle Tennessee State University before earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery and his Master’s Degree in Orthodontics from the University of Tennessee at Memphis College of Dentistry.


An esteemed member of the orthodontic community, Dr. McCamish often gives public lectures on oral health, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is both a member and past president of the Southern Association of Orthodontists, Tennessee Association of Orthodontists, the University of Tennessee Orthodontic Alumni Association, Lookout Dental Study Club, and the Chattanooga Area Dental Society. He is Past President of the American Association Orthodontists and received the 2017 University of Tennessee College of Dentistry Outstanding Alumnus Award.

In addition to these, he is an active member in many other organizations, including the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, and the American Association of Orthodontists. Aside from his professional accolades, Dr. McCamish has also earned recognition as a gifted athlete: He has been inducted into both the Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame and the Tennessee Tennis Hall of Fame. He played four years of football at MTSU during which time he was awarded the MTSU Sports Scholastic Athlete of the Year Award.

He attends First Presbyterian Church where he has served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher. He also enjoys golf, snow skiing, yoga, and spending time with his wife, Marilyn, and his grandchildren. He and Marilyn have three children and reside on Signal Mountain.