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Our Team

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Business Office

Evelyn Garcia

Patient Care Coordinator

Evelyn was born in the Dominican Republic, but moved with her family to the Bronx when she was very young. She relocated with her family to Gallatin at age twelve and is a graduate of Gallatin High School. She attended Tennessee Tech University where she began studying in the pre-med curriculum and also studied child psychology. Evelyn works in our business office, and her systematic diligence helps ensure that we are following up on every detail from the time you walk into our office to the time that you leave. Her command of both English and Spanish helps to put both parents and children at ease. She is a proud mother of a wonderful two year old little boy, Alexis. She enjoys salsa dancing, cars and spending time with her family, especially her son.

Megan Bennett

Patient Care Coordinator

Megan recently relocated to Sumner County from Southern Illinois, where she was born and raised. She has been working in the dental field since 2010 and has focused primarily on dental insurance and helping patients understand their plan benefits. Megan enjoys interacting and creating relationships with patients and their families. She is happily married to her husband Nathan, and is the proud mother of their daughter, Rachel. Megan is also a licensed cosmetologist. She spends her free time with her family and singing in the praise band at her church.

Brittney Birdsong

RDH & Marketing Assistant

Brittney joined the CDG team in March of 2016 and hit the ground running. She enjoys taking care of our patient family on the clinical side, but is also engaged in marketing the practice to the community by serving as our Social Media and Marketing Coordinator. She is a native of Middle Tennessee, growing up as child in nearby Murfreesboro. She obtained her associates degree from Motlow State and enrolled in the dental hygiene program at Remington College in Nashville. While at Remington she was on the President’s Honor Roll and served as President of the Student Association. She furthered her knowledge in the field of dental hygiene by earning her Bachelor’s Degree from Tennessee State University in May of 2016. Brittney has many hobbies that include fishing, hunting, cooking, and she also loves to craft. Can you say Pinterest Princess? She enjoys spending time with her friends and family and recently married her husband, Josh, in the fall of 2017. She is always personable and outgoing, but admits that she isn’t perfect… Her self-proclaimed weakness is macaroni and cheese.

Megan Ford

RDH

Megan Ford comes to us from Memphis TN. She graduated from Briarcrest Christian High School in 2008 and later graduated from Concorde Career College in 2012 where she earned an Associates degree in Dental Hygiene. Megan has experience in both general and pediatric dentistry. She loves working with children and is passionate about the importance of learning about oral health at an early age. Her goal is to make the dentist fun and not so scary! Megan married her best friend in June of 2016. They enjoy spending time together outdoors, hunting, fishing and running.

Brittany Aldridge

EFDA

Brittany has been with this practice since the day we opened. She is a middle Tennessee native, born and raised in Hendersonville, TN. She has several years of experience as a dental assistant in pediatric dentistry. Her positive attitude and bubbly personality help make children feel more at ease while visiting our office. Brittany attended Remington College where she earned her dental assisting certificate. She is an expanded function trained dental assistant and assists our doctors in restoring children’s smiles. Brittany is also credentialed to assist with our surgical cases at Sumner Regional Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She wears many hats in our office and there is never a task too big or small for her to help with. If you have been to Sumner Pediatric Dentistry, then you know how special she is. Outside of work, Brittany enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends and can always be found cheering on the Tennessee Volunteers and cuddling with her basset hound puppies.

Pam Drury

RDA

Pam joined our team in 2017 as an experienced chair-side dental assistant with over 8 years of experience working in pediatric dentistry. She is a graduate of Volunteer State Community College’s Dental Assistant program. She is a registered dental assistant who is also licensed in dental radiography, nitrous oxide monitoring, sealant application, and coronal polishing. Pam is a hard worker and she enjoys caring for your children when they visit our office. Pam lives just outside of Portland, TN and is happily married to her soul mate, Rusty. They are the parents to two children, Austin and Alyssa, who are now beginning to start families of their own. She enjoys spending time with her grandbaby and family. You can almost always find Pam outside doing something as she enjoys that aspect of living in the country.

Carolina Godinez

RDA

Carolina was born and raised in Guanajuato, Mexico until she was seven years old when her family emigrated to Gallatin and made Middle Tennessee their home. Carolina graduated from Gallatin High School and has been working in healthcare since that time. Carolina joined the CDG family in 2013 as a member of our sterilization team. She ensures that we are ready to care for our patients with everything we need. She also helps our office communicate effectively with our Spanish-speaking families. Carolina is very close with her family, especially her two little brothers. She loves to read, play a little piano, and spend time with family and friends.

Heather Cook

RDA

Heather is a registered dental assistant with coronal polishing and sealant certifications. She assists our hygiene team in the hygiene department. She is a graduate of Volunteer State’s dental assisting program and has worked with children in different fields for over 17 years, but specifically in the field of pediatric dentistry for 5 plus years. As a mother of six and grandmother of two, her maternal instincts and caring demeanor are always present as she works. She is happily married to her husband, Steven. Originally an Ohio native, she has resided in the South for over 25 years and we can officially claim her as a Southerner.

Katie Kelley

RDA

Katie is from Lafayette, TN. She graduated from Dental Staff School in Franklin, TN as a registered dental assistant and has obtained her Coronal Polishing, Dental Radiology, Monitoring Nitrous Oxide, and Sealant Application Certifications from the state. She is a valued member of our hygiene team and loves working in a pediatric practice because of her patients’ unique and fun personalities. She works very hard to make every child’s cleaning and exam both thorough and enjoyable. Katie is married to her best friend, Daniel and loves shopping, swimming, and riding four wheelers.

Rachel Reed

Marketing Coordinator

Rachel is the marketing coordinator and accounting manager for Sumner Pediatric Dentistry. When she is not managing that aspect of the practice she is taking care of the behind the scenes tasks that have to be done outside of direct patient care. She is married to Dr. Andy and is the mother to their two sons, JT and Jake. When she is outside of the practice she enjoys working out, reading, and caring for her three children, especially Dr. Andy. J

Rachel has a background in education and has earned her Bachelor of Arts from Lambuth University and her Master’s Degree from the University of Memphis. She also has obtained her +30 and an ESL endorsement and enjoys teaching English language learners in the elementary school setting. Rachel has previously taught in underserved schools in Memphis, TN, Oklahoma City, OK, Richmond, VA, and in Robertson County in Tennessee.

Kerry Gilmore

Patient Care Coordinator

Kerri joined our practice in 2017. Her bubbly personality and bright smile make her the perfect fit for Patient Care Coordinator at our front desk. Kerri is originally from Alabama and attended the University of Alabama. She relocated to Nashville from Chicago in 2006, and has proudly been calling middle Tennessee her home ever since. She enjoys spending time with her long-term boyfriend Kyle and their two Weimaraners, Elly and Hurley. Her hobbies include golf, traveling, and shouting “Roll Tide!” She’s also skilled at planning the perfectly themed party, especially around the holidays.