Meet the Smith Dental Team - Smyrna, TN Orthodontist | Smith Dental Nashville

Meet the Team

Meet our Staff

We take great pride in getting to know you and your family, and you'll see that here in our offices, we treat each other the same way. Whether you're coming in for dental work or a braces appointment, you'll likely see these friendly faces around the office. Get to know a little about our team, and don't be afraid to strike up a conversation next time you're in the office!


Even though she was technically born in Florida, Alicia has lived in the Nashville area for more than 28 years. Married with a young daughter, Alicia works as a chair side assistant to Dr. Smith, and oversees the in-house laboratory functions of the practice. When she’s not adjusting braces, or fabricating perfectly fitting retainers for our patients, you might find her swimming, dancing, or working on her latest craft creation.



Carol Ann
While Carol Ann was actually born in Delaware, she has lived in the Nashville area for seventeen years, and now considers it home. Carol Ann is married with two lovely boys, and is Smith Dental's resident comic, managing to keep all of us in good spirits while she works as one of our hygienists. Outside of work, her interests include an admitted unhealthy obsession with nail polish, balanced by a love of gardening and yoga.



Another native of Murfreesboro, Jennifer is married with three young daughters, two of which being fraternal twins. A member of our orthodontic team, Jennifer works as a chair side assistant to Dr. Smith, and assists wherever she is needed. Outside of work, Jennifer loves to travel, and spend time with family.



Originally from Georgia, Megan has lived in the Nashville area for three years, and has fallen hard for all that Nashville has to offer, and now, hopes to never leave! Megan was one of our first hires, and manages the dental front office team ensuring that everything runs smoothly. She is often our patients first contact with the practice, and consequently is the one that many have come to know best. Megan leads a super active lifestyle and enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, wakeboarding, snowboarding, soccer, and volleyball.



Norleeta is from nearby Hartsville, but has called Nashville home for almost fifteen years. She is a member of our close-knit orthodontic team that has worked together for many, many years, and can always be counted on to provide some comic relief. She is a wife and mother of two beautiful babies that are her world, and with whom she spends all of her free time. If ever she does have a free moment, she can often be found reading.



Shena is a native of Lebanon, and has lived in the area her whole life. In addition to acting as a chair side assistant to Dr. Smith, Shena also leads the orthodontic team that has worked together for many years. Married with three children, Shena loves spending time with her husband and kids, along with her extended church family with whom she is actively involved.



Vicki was born and raised in Illinois, but moved to Nashville with her husband and high school sweetheart in 2010. After serving in the Air Force for a short period of time, she entered the dental field where she has worked mostly in orthodontics since 1991. Vicki is the mother of four beautiful daughters, and a Mimi to two sweet grand babies. When not chasing her grand babies, and whenever the sun is shining, Vicki is most likely to be found on the back of her Harley Davidson cruising the rolling hills of middle Tennessee with her husband.



Born and raised in the small town of Centerville, TN, Bridget has spent time in Chattanooga and Florida, and returned to the Nashville area in 2004, promising to never leave again! Bridget provides administrative and management support for the practice and with her years of experience with other, large practices helps to keep Smith Dental on track administratively. A member of a large, close-knit family, and mother of two boys, Bridget is married to a Sheriff Deputy and is very involved in supporting the law enforcement community often providing and coordinating home-cooked meals for officers that are on-duty. When not running her two boys around for sports, she’s most likely to be found distressing her latest furniture find, working in the garden, or perhaps even painting.

Our most recent team member to call Nashville home, Colleen was born and raised in Missouri, and arrived in Tennessee after a short stint in Florida. Married with an adult daughter, Colleen works as one of our talented hygienists and brings many years experience working in the dental field. An avid outdoors enthusiast, Colleen enjoys the beach, hiking, camping, and the occasional scary movie!


A Murfreesboro native, Cindy is married, with two girls, and three boys and serves our patients as one of our three hygienists. In her first year with Smith Dental, Cindy has already developed the reputation of being the kind, gentle hygienist, and patients absolutely love her! Cindy loves to spend time with friends and family, and in her free time enjoys kayaking, hiking, and photography.

Wonderful experience!!! They treat you like family. Love this dentist! I have been going here for over 6 months, between getting teeth pulled to getting braces they know what they are doing! At anytime if your nervous they will make you feel soooo comfortable! -- Laquoria, G+ Review