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Dentistry, Dental Care, Health Care, Medicine, Oral Care


Dr. James M. Seaver has served the Bristol community, on the Virginia side of the Virginia-Tennessee state line, for over three decades. He maintains a high-tech office environment while emphasizing a personal touch with patients of all ages. Dr. Seaver offers a full complement of restorative and cosmetic procedures, including fillings, bridges, root canals, veneers, and implants. Dr. Seaver maintains his practice in partnership with two other dentists and a team of more than 10 full-time dental assistants, hygienists, and office staff. He offers patients a comprehensive soft-tissue management program that integrates digital X-rays, oral hygiene, periodontal therapy, and fluoride treatment. Dr. Seaver’s practice also stresses correct oral hygiene through experienced instruction and provides oral cancer screening. Dr. James M. Seaver earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at King College, next attending Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1980, he initially held responsibilities as an Associate Dentist with a practice in Abingdon, Virginia. Dr. Seaver established his current dental office in 1982, maintaining it as a solo practice for two decades. In 2002, he welcomed his current partner, Tyler L. Pittman, DDS, PC, and he has recently expanded the practice to a Blountville, Tennessee, location with the addition of Dr. Rhiannon Miller. Highly active in his community, Dr. Seaver is a former President of Theatre Bristol, a performing arts organization supported in part by the Bristol City Council. He also holds past affiliation as President of the Bristol Dental Society and is a medical staff member with the Bristol Surgery Center and the Bristol Regional Medical Center. In his free time, Dr. James M. Seaver enjoys music, sports, and motorcycling.

Work experience

Jan 2002Present


Seaver and Pittman, DDS


Aug 1976Jun 1980


Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry