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!

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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!

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Abby

Registered Dental Assistant

Morristown native, Abby became a dental assistant in 2018. She joined our team in 2022 and enjoys working with kids and making them comfortable during their procedures. She and her goldendoodle, Rush, are avid Vols fans. 

Alyssa

Registered Dental Assistant

Alyssa graduated from dental assistant school in 2021. After graduation, she gained experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery before joining Morristown Pediatric Dentistry in 2024. Alyssa thrives in our office because she loves working with kids and supporting the fun and energetic atmosphere. In her free time outside of dental she enjoys being with her bonus son, going on adventures, and cheering for Kentucky! GO CATS!
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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.

Chelsea

Front Desk

Chelsea is from Big Bend, West Virginia and moved to Rogersville in 2021 after meeting her husband, Jerome in Nashville. That same year, Chelsea started in dentistry with her initial job in oral surgery. She is blessed and excited to be on the Morristown Pediatric Dentistry team supporting families as they grow. In her spare time, Chelsea performs with her husband Jerome in their band, Smith Creek. She also loves spending time with her friends and family and her dog, Rogan. 

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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.

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Cori

Registered Dental Assistant

Cori joined our team in 2022. The fun and energetic office is a perfect fit for her as she loves seeing children leave with smiling faces. When Cori isn’t shopping for the perfect deal, you’re likely to catch her enjoying our beautiful mountains and lakes or cheering for the Vols. 

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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.

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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.

Julianne

Registered Dental Hygienist

Julianne loves the East Tennessee area. She not only is born and raised in Bean Station but is repeating this with the next generation as she raises her own children there. She’s been in the dentistry field since 2021 and enjoys helping children establish healthy behaviors. When not in the dentist office, Julianne is taxiing her children to the gymnastics studio or tee ball where she is their biggest cheerleader!

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Karina

 Scheduler/Front Office

Karina started with our team in 2022 and is the master organizer of schedules. With five years of experience in the dental field, she knows the lingo and brings fun to our office. The Morristown native and her husband, Justin, are raising their goldendoodle, Ruger, to be a Vols fan. 

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Liz ​

Registered Dental Hygienist

Liz moved to the East Tennessee area from Indiana in 2022. She brought with her four years of experience in pediatric dentistry and found the perfect work home with our team. She and her husband are taking in all that East Tennessee has to offer. On the weekends you’ll find them hiking and exploring in the smokies. 

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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!