Kim West, Knoxville Smiles at Malone & Costa Dentistry


Patient Care Specialist

Kim is a native of Knoxville where she graduated from Dental Assisting School in 1987. She was a dental assistant for 12 years before becoming the office administrator of Knoxville Smiles at Malone & Costa Dentistry in 2000. Kim’s mother, Barbara Wallace, worked as an assistant in this office for nearly 30 years before retiring in 2015. Kim has three children, Keith, Jessica and Julie, and two grandbabies, Avery and Marcella. She also loves spending time with her dog, Maggie. When not working, she enjoys scrapbooking, cooking, reading and hiking.

“My favorite quality about our office is that everyone here has a true servant’s heart. Every person on our team works intentionally to serve our patients AND to serve each other. We enjoy getting to know our patients and having them become friends and family.”

Dr. Micheal Costa

Dr. Costa

Dr. Stephen Malone

Dr. Malone

Knoxville Smiles at Malone & Costa Dentistry offers a unique dental care experience to our patients in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the surrounding areas. The crew is committed to protecting and increasing the natural beauty of your smile by employing conservative, cutting-edge techniques that result in attractive, long-lasting smiles!

Our dedicated and experienced team of doctors includes Dr. Stephen Malone, D.M.D., University of Louisville, and Dr. Michael Costa, D.D.S., UNC School of Dentistry, M.H.A., UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in Chapel Hill, NC. They are firm believers in continuing education to provide their patients with the finest possible care.

Drs. Costa and Malone see their patients as real partners in their service. Our team is committed to making your dental care journey as pleasant as possible.

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