Morristown Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dental Staff

Our team is amazing! We specifically choose each of our staff members for their friendliness and ability to build relationships with children. Not every person was born to interact with children all day – but we were!

Abbie

Scheduling and New Patient Coordinator
Registered Dental Assistant

Abbie has been a part of the Morristown Pediatric Dentistry family since 2017. A native of Maryville, Tennessee, she calls East Tennessee home. She is married, has 2 sons, and loves spending time with her family. Her family loves wearing orange in the fall and cheering on the Vols!

Carrie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Carrie graduated from Morristown-Hamblen East High School in 2013 and then became a Dental Hygienist through Roane State’s program in 2018. Morristown Pediatric Dentistry’ is Carrie’s second home. She loves working here as she believes we are the best team around. Work days are fun and filled with sweet children. Carrie is married to her highschool sweetheart and they love cheering on the Vols. She feels lucky to have been raised in Morristown where afternoons and weekends can be spent on the Cherokee lake with lifelong friends.

Cindy

Registered Dental Assistant
Front Office

Cindy started in the dental field in 2011. In 2020, she decided to move to East Tennessee from Florida to put down roots and be near family. Cindy finds her job rewarding. When a child’s smile improves, there is a confidence that comes along with it. She loves seeing a child leave the office with a healthier smile and also emotionally stronger. When not in our office, Cindy loves playing on her farm with her grandsons.

Debbie - pediatric dental staff

Debbie

Office Manager

Our Office Manager, Debbie, has worked at Morristown Pediatric Dentistry since 1991. She is from Bean Station and has three children and one granddaughter. Her time with us has allowed her to get to know families. Now a second generation is coming to Morristown Pediatric Dentistry and she loves meeting the children of the original patients she met in our office. Debbie loves doing anything outside—sports, running, playing golf, and being at the lake or beach. These activities are more special than ever now that she gets to spend them with her granddaughter. Since summer is her favorite time of year, Debbie loves July 4th. The burgers, lake time, and fireworks bring her so much joy.

Denise - pediatric dental staff

Denise

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Denise has worked at Morristown Pediatric Dentistry since 2012 as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She is from Cumberland County, Tennessee, and is married with two children and multiple furbabies. Her family loves spending time outdoors, especially hiking. The Smoky Mountains provide a great backdrop for this hobby.

Kayla

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Kayla is from Summerville, South Carolina but quickly got across the mountain to East Tennessee where she now calls home. She started with our team in 2019 and has grown in scope and responsibility during that time. She has a passion for her work and enjoys interacting with the kids. Kayla is married to her high school sweetheart and they have two sons. They are active members of The Avenue Church. Her favorite time of year is fall. This time of year brings the changing of the leaves, loud cheers for Volunteer football, and Thanksgiving celebration with friends and family.

Marlee

Registered Dental Hygienist

After graduating from Morristown-Hamblen West High School, Marlee went to East Tennessee State University to become a Dental Hygienist. She’s been with Morristown Pediatric Dentistry since 2017 and relates well to families as she is a mom as well. She is married, has a daughter, and a little boy on the way. She is an active church member, loves being with her family and friends, and cheering on the Tennessee Vols.

Marlene - pediatric dental staff

Marlene

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

From Cincinnati, Ohio, Marlene is married and has three children. She is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and has been a part of the Morristown Pediatric Dentistry family since 2012. She enjoys going out on the lake, gardening, and working out. Her favorite holiday is Christmas, and her favorite color is teal.

Taylor - pediatric dental staff

Taylor

Registered Dental Hygienist

A Jefferson County High School graduate, Taylor calls this area home. She has been a part of the Morristown Pediatric Dentistry family since 2017. She has two daughters and loves spending time with her girls and her family. Her favorite color is pink, and she loves Thanksgiving and the Tennessee Vols.

Lexi the therapy dog

Lexi

Therapy Dog

Lexi is an Australian Labradoodle. She has joined our family as a therapy dog for our patients. Lexi is still a puppy and learning, but her presence helps calm and relax the children. She is a hypoallergenic dog, which means no shedding and in MOST cases people with allergies are not affected by her. If for any reason you or your child do not want Lexi out and about while you are in the office, please let us know and we will be happy to put her in her bed!