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Doctors and Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly dentists and staff who make Parkhurst & Savage, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry the leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in Memphis.


Micah Parkhurst, D.D.S.

Dr. Micah Parkhurst received a B.S. in Biology with honors from Harding University in 1997 and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee in 2003 where he received multiple scholarships and graduated with honors. After dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Memphis. Dr. Parkhurst purchased the practice of John Touliatos in 2004. Dr. Parkhurst is devoted to helping his patients preserve their oral health and has trained in comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry at some of the premiere dental education centers in the US including The Dawson Academy, and extensive training at The Spear Education Center in Scottsdale.

Dr. Parkhurst is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and is active in the local dental society.

Dr. Parkhurst is active in his church where he serves as a member of the worship team. Dr. Parkhurst enjoys tennis, golf, singing, exercising, and spending time with his wife Tiffany and daughters Olivia and Elena.


Michael Savage, D.D.S.

Dr. Michael Savage received a B.A. of General Science with honors from Harding University in 1988 and completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee in 1992. He joined the Air Force where he completed a residency in 1993 and was then stationed in Germany as a dentist from 1993 to 1996. He completed a two-year advanced general dentistry residency at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas from 1998 to 2000. He left active duty military to become a staff dentist at Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Memphis, TN where Dr. Parkhurst was beginning his residency. In 2008 Dr. Savage was promoted to Residency Director at the VA. Dr. Savage joined our practice in 2014 and transitioned out of the VA. He has remained an active member of the Air Force Reserve since 2003. Colonel Savage has plans to retire from Air Force duty in 2018.

Dr. Savage has been a part time instructor at UT College of Dentistry since 2004. Dr. Savage is a member of the American Dental Association, has attained his mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry and is one of only 8 dentists in the state of Tennessee certified by the American Board of General Dentistry.

Dr. Savage is active in his church where he teaches 6th grade Sunday School. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Savage enjoys competing in triathlons, cheering on the Memphis Grizzlies, and spending time with his wife and three daughters.


G. John Touliatos, D.D.S.

After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Dr. T (as he is lovingly called by patients and staff) served two years as a dentist in the United States Army and then started his private practice in 1964 at the corner of Mt Moriah and White Station. His office had 2 dental chairs and a staff of 2. In 1983 they moved to 722 Crossover Lane where they had 3 dental chairs and grew to a staff of 4. After 40 years of solo practice, he found a dentist whom he felt could maintain the high standards of patient care that Dr. T had established with his patients. In 2004, he sold the practice to Dr. Micah Parkhurst. Dr. T continues to work one day a week (on Tuesdays). In his free time he enjoys playing golf, attending his grandchildren’s various sports games, travelling with his wife, and cheering on his beloved Memphis Tigers.