Meet the Staff
Our talented and friendly staff of professionals takes pride in caring for your gums and teeth by offering only the finest in oral health care. Our entire team has a commitment to high standards of quality and integrity. We go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable, welcome and informed.
Dr. Thompson accepts only the most highly trained and experienced individuals to join Her team. You can be confident knowing our entire staff including hygienists and dental assistants have passed rigorous certification requirements and are proficient in the most current dental procedures. Our office requires each team member to be certified in their field and participate regularly in ongoing education – earning credits each year to ensure they are up to date on current dental procedures. This is part of our commitment to provide the best care to our patients.
Shannon has worked with Dr. Thompson since 2008. She has been committed to managing the production of the office in order to keep it running smoothly. Shannon is a cheerful face that encounters each patient with a smile when they walk through the door. Patients love Shannon's ability to multitask efficiently even during a busy schedule. She is articulate, intelligent, and genuine. When out of the office, Shannon's main focus is caring for her three wonderful daughters with her husband Bryan. It is undeniable that she makes the patients feel like family to the office staff.
ErinRegistered Dental Hygienist
Erin grew up playing softball and decided to hang up her cleats when she attended Western Kentucky University. Following, she received a degree in Dental Hygiene from Illinois Central University in 2016. In 2017, Erin began her employment with Dr. Thompson and has been working at the office ever since. Erin views her profession with pride and a positive attitude. Her goal is to develop meaningful relationships with her patients while collaborating with Dr. Thompson to provide the best possible oral health. In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with her family. Since Erin was born and raised in Illinois, she is an advocate for trying new things and adventures in her southern home.
MikaylaRegistered Dental Hygienist
Mikayla graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in May 2022 with a BS in dental hygiene. Prior to UTHSC, she attended The University of Memphis where she was a cheerleader and received a Bachelor’s of Health Sciences. Dental hygiene is her passion. Mikayla enjoys building relationships with patients and giving them the confidence of a beautiful smile! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Mikayla also loves traveling and working out!
LoriExpanded Function Dental Assistant
Lori received her Registered Dental Assistant certification in 2009 and has been committed to providing her patients with comfort and quality care ever since.
With her experience as a dental assistant she really enjoys interacting with her patients and providing undivided attention while assisting Dr. Thompson.
Since Lori has been with the practice she has expanded her skills at the University of Tennessee and received her Expanded Function Certificate in 2019.
TinsleyRegistered Dental Assistant
Tinsley is the daughter of Dr. Thompson and has been surrounded by the dental office since she was in diapers. She is aspiring to follow in her mother's footsteps and become a dentist herself. Since she was a child, Tinsley felt that God was calling her into a future in dentistry. She is known for her bubbly personality and ability to brighten up a room. Her main goal in life is to help others, and she feels like dentistry is the perfect outlet for her to do so. Tinsley was involved in collegiate cheer and softball and still enjoys staying active outside of the office.
EmeliaRegistered Dental Assistant
Emi is passionate about the field of Dentistry, and her kindness gives patient's comfort when undergoing procedures. She is personable and shows great diligence in her work. Emi enjoys her job because of the variety that comes with each day, patient, and case. Emi is known for being compassionate and successful at ensuring a positive dental experience. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. Emi is originally from South Georgia but moved to Nashville in 2018. She loves this beautiful location and the lovely patients that reside here.