About Us

Dr. French Moore III, DDS - Comfortable, calm dentistry in your hometown. 

For three generations now, our Abingdon dental office has provided calm and relaxed methods of dentistry. Dr. French Moore III & his entire team are dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you need.

Avoiding the dentist due to fear of pain and extreme discomfort can result in major problems, some of which may be irreversible. So, handling your teeth correctly now is key. Your comfort is our top priority no matter what dental services you need.

At our Abingdon, VA dental practice, you will experience all that modern dentistry has to offer from routine maintenance all the way to painless restorative and cosmetic dental services. Our practice also offers the latest technology for the placement and restoration of dental implants, the newest alternative to dentures.

Dr. French Moore III, DDS services patients living throughout Washington County, Abingdon and the Tri-Cities area.  He uses the latest cosmetic and restorative dentistry technology including  InVisalign™ clear braces, and for veneers, Lumineers™.  Dr. Moore  has followed in the footsteps of both his father and grandfather, giving him the history and experience to deliver comfortable, efficient dental service so you can have a great smile.

Dr. Moore enjoys providing comprehensive oral health to his patients in the US as well as doing foreign mission work to provide smiles and dental health for people who otherwise would have no opportunity for such care.

Our goal is to assist each patient in achieving and maintaining long-term dental health and a beautiful smile. 

Services Abingdon dentist Dr. French Moore provides include:


Insurances We File:

We are happy to file any insurance for you, regardless of in or out of network status, unless there are no out-of-network benefits. We are NOT able to file Medicaid. However, we are still happy to see you if you are not able to find a place that takes it. Below is a list of insurance that we do participate with. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call us!

  • Humana
  • Anthem Grid+
  • Delta Dental Premier
  • United Concordia Elite Plus
  • Aetna Extended Dental​


Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs.  This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.

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We genuinely hope this site is helpful to you in learning more about our practice, dental conditions and treatments, dental recommendations and more.

Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

So whether you need a family dentist in Abingdon, VA, a general dentist in Abingdon, VA or a cosmetic or implant dentist in Abingdon, VA or Washington County, Dr. French Moore III, DDS and his staff are here for you.

Dr. French Moore III, DDS
321 Court Street NE
Abingdon, VA 24210
Phone: 276-628-7862


A dental implant is a small titanium screw that serves as the replacement for the root portion of a missing natural tooth. Dental implants can be placed in either the upper or lower jaws.


Our Services

Whether your dental needs are a complete exam and cleaning, a full-mouth restoration, or anything in between, we promise to provide you with exceptional care as we enhance the natural beauty of your smile. Below are just some of the many procedures and services we regularly provide to our patients – with a gentle touch and stunning results. Your smile is our first priority, and we’ll give you something to smile about.

Meet the Doctors


Dr. French Moore III, DDS

Dr. Moore was born and raised in Abingdon, Virginia. He earned his B.S. in Biology from James Madison University and his D.D.S. from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in Richmond in 1982. Upon graduation, he married Laura, the love of his life, and moved to Germany to serve three years...

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Dr. Stuart Lee Laningham, DDS

Dr. Laningham grew up in Lee County, Virginia on the farm that has been home to six generations of his family. Upon graduation from high school, he attended the College of William & Mary, then transferred to the University of Virginia, where he received his Bachelor’s in Biology and graduated with honors...

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Dr. Benjamin Mavelil, DDS

Dr. Mavelil was born and raised in Dubai. He was born to Indian first-generation immigrants and has two brothers. He moved to India after high school to pursue dentistry. He completed 5 years of dental training and went on to complete a residency in Orthodontics...

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Dr. Jacob Mirpanah, DDS

Dr. Jacob Mirpanah grew up in Ashburn, Virginia and is very excited to be moving to the area with his wife, Dr. Sofie Fazel. He attended the University of Virginia, earning a bachelor’s degree in Biology. In Charlottesville, Dr. Mirpanah involved himself heavily in volunteer work. Both local, in the form of Mission...

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