DR. CHAD EDWARDS
Dr. Edwards was born in Nashville and raised in Franklin. He attended David Lipscomb University…
Dr. Edwards was born in Nashville and raised in Franklin. He attended David Lipscomb University and received his B.S. in Microbiology from The University of Memphis in 1995. He then attended the University of Tennessee where he received his D.D.S. in 2001. At UT he was involved in research and student government for which he received the Dean’s Leadership Award in 2001.
Dr. Edwards is published in The Journal of Biochemistry. He is a member of the Nashville Dental Society, the Tennessee Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry, and he is a Fellow in the World Clinical Laser Institute.
Dr. Edwards enjoys spending time with his wife Kerri and his two children, Stiles and Daisy. He likes to cook, play golf and watch sports.REQUEST APPOINTMENT
Andrea is one of our Dental Hygienists. She received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Southern Illinois University in 1992…
Andrea is one of our Dental Hygienists. She received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Southern Illinois University in 1992. She practiced in the same office for more than eight years before moving to Tennessee in the fall of 2000 when her husband, Martin, accepted a job in Nashville.
Many of Andrea’s continuing education courses have emphasized the link between our oral health and overall systemic health. She welcomes the opportunity to partner with you in keeping your smile clean and healthy for a lifetime.
Outside the office, Andrea loves spending time with her husband and their 3 children. She enjoys sewing, embroidery and church activities. She also may be seen promoting Dr. Edwards, Dr. Torti and the office’s services in the community through school programs and health fairs.REQUEST APPOINTMENT
Debbie is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. She has background in orthodontics and general dentistry…
Debbie is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. She has background in orthodontics and general dentistry. Debbie has been our hygiene coordinator since March 2007. Debbie has many years of front office experience in the dental field, and she is always happy to greet all of our patients when they come in for cleanings.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.REQUEST APPOINTMENT
Kim grew up in Williamson County and started as an assistant to Dr. Edwards in 2002. She has been the Financial Coordinator…
Kim grew up in Williamson County and started as an assistant to Dr. Edwards in 2002. She has been the Financial Coordinator here at Tennessee Centers for Laser Dentistry since 2005. She has a loving husband and a wonderful son who is in college. She likes spending time with her family and friends when not at work. She enjoys helping our patients maximize their insurance benefits so that they can receive the best dental care possible without emptying the bank account. She likes seeing our patient’s smiles when the treatment is complete.REQUEST APPOINTMENT
DR. RYAN TORTI
Dr. Ryan Torti is a native Nashvillian. He obtained his B.S. in Biology from Samford University…
Dr. Ryan Torti is a native Nashvillian. He obtained his B.S. in Biology from Samford University, in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Torti graduated from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center with a Doctoral Degree in Dentistry. Dentistry is his passion and this is reflected in how he treats his patients. Dr. Torti’s treatment philosophy includes providing exceptional dental care in addition to advocating for the complete well being of his patients.
Dr. Torti believes in professional development and is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association, and the Nashville Dental Society.
Away from the offices, Dr. Torti utilizes his dental education by volunteering for medical-dental mission trips. He has a heart for serving those who do not have access to appropriate dental care.
Dr. Torti and his wife, Sarah, live in Franklin along with their English Bulldogs, Ernie and Nellie.REQUEST APPOINTMENT
Kimberly grew up in northern Indiana, but she now calls Tennessee home. She has worked as a dental hygienist in this practice since 2007…
Kimberly grew up in northern Indiana, but she now calls Tennessee home. She has worked as a dental hygienist in this practice since 2007. One of her favorite things about working at this office is the technology that makes having dental work done better for her patients. She has a big heart for patients with a long history of dental anxiety, and she makes sure to help them feel as comfortable as possible.
Kimberly and her husband have two children. She and her family enjoy visiting state and national parks (especially Yellowstone National Park where she and her husband first met).REQUEST APPOINTMENT
Annette has been in dentistry since 1986, and she serves as our Appointment Coordinator. She joined our team in 2007…
Annette has been in dentistry since 1986, and she serves as our Appointment Coordinator. She joined our team in 2007. Annette is a big asset to our office. Her knowledge of dentistry and her experience as a dental assistant allow her to assist patients in scheduling appointments, answering insurance questions and helping with financial arrangements. She continues to pursue knowledge in order to assist our patients even better in the future.
Annette, a native of Williamson County, enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves attending her children’s sporting events.REQUEST APPOINTMENT
Kay started assisting in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in 1981. She moved to Tennessee in 1994 and joined our practice in 2005. She received her…
Kay started assisting in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in 1981. She moved to Tennessee in 1994 and joined our practice in 2005. She received her Registered Dental Assistant Certification in Tennessee in 2006. Kay is committed to providing her patients with excellent care. With her experience as a dental assistant, she really enjoys interacting with her patients and being committed to her patients while assisting Dr. Edwards. Since Kay has been with the practice, she has continued to expand her skills and knowledge to stay current with the newest products and technology. Kay enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as reading books.REQUEST APPOINTMENT