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
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, his wife, Sarah, and their son, Jude, live in Franklin along with their English Bulldogs, Ernie and Nellie.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 a 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.
Jordan joined our practice as a dental hygienist in 2016. One of her favorite things about working at Tennessee Centers…
Jordan joined our practice as a dental hygienist in 2016. One of her favorite things about working at Tennessee Centers for Laser Dentistry 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.
She enjoys reading and working out at Pure Barre! Jordan is been married and has the cutest fur children (chihuahuas), Brady and Murphy!
Brittany graduated not only with a degree in dental hygiene, but also a Bachelors of Business Administration from…
Brittany graduated not only with a degree in dental hygiene, but also a Bachelors of Business Administration from Montreat College. She joined the practice in 2016 and has been such an asset to our team. Brittany is passionate about helping others improve their current situation.
In her spare time, she volunteers at animal rescue organizations where she cares for abused animals. Brittany and her husband have even rescued their very own cocker spaniel mix, Emmy. Their sweet Emmy brings immense joy and love to their home!
Stephanie is a graduate of the Dental Staffing School of TN and is committed to…
Stephanie is a graduate from the Dental Staffing School of TN and is committed to providing her patients with excellent care! As a dental assistant, she really enjoys interacting with her patients and being committed to her patients while assisting Dr. Edwards and Dr. Torti. Since joining the practice in 2017, she has continued to expand her skills and knowledge to stay current with the newest products and technology.
Not only has Stephanie received her certification to be a registered dental assistant but she also has a second degree in business management!
Kimberly grew up in northern Indiana, but she now calls Tennessee home. She has worked as a dental hygienist in this practice since…
Kimberly grew up in northern Indiana, but she now calls Tennessee home. She has worked as a dental hygienist in this practice since 2007. She is passionate about helping patients feel safe and as comfortable as possible. Her favorite part about being a hygienist is when patients give their testimony of how much healthier they have become after making the changes recommended at Tennessee Centers for Laser Dentistry.
She and her family enjoy road trips and visiting state and national parks (especially Yellowstone National Park where she and her husband first met). Kimberly loves animals in general, especially her sweet Greyhound!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.
Kate joined our team of rockstars in May of 2016. She graduated from Dental Staff School of Tennessee as a Dental Assistant…
Kate joined our team of rockstars in May of 2016. She graduated from Dental Staff School of Tennessee as a Dental Assistant. Work doesn’t feel like work to Kate because she legitimately finds joy in being with her patients and Tennessee Centers of Laser Dentistry Team! When she’s not helping to create beautiful smiles, Kate enjoys training for marathons with her puppy and planning her dream wedding next year!
Megan is a great addition to our awesome team of hygienists. She started at…
Megan is a great addition to our awesome team of hygienists. She started at Tennessee Centers for Laser Dentistry in 2015 and really knows how to put our patients at ease and be sure they have an enjoyable experience during their hygiene appointments. Megan is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and grew up in Illinois on a dairy farm.
After college, Megan lived in Austin, Texas for five years until making Franklin her new home with her daughter Sloane.