David Wickness, DMD Team

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David Wickness, DMD

Dentist

Dr. David P. Wickness was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. He attended Indiana University, graduating in 1997 with a bachelors degree in biology. He then attended Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 2001.

Since graduation, Dr. Wickness has completed over 500 hours of continuing education with an emphasis on complex restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry. The majority of these hours were completed at the Dawson Center for advanced dental study in St. Petersburg, Florida and the Center for Esthetic Excellence in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Wickness is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Tennessee Dental Association, and the Nashville Dental Society.

Dr. Wickness and his wife Rachel have three daughters, Marissa, Ava and Lennon.

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Callie

Front Office Coordinator

Callie was born and raised an hour west of Nashville in a small town named Lyles. She attended Tennessee Technology Center in Dickson and graduated as a certified dental assistant in 2010. Callie started off as an assistant for 4 years before she learned the administrative side of dentistry. She is skilled in insurance verification, coordinating treatment plans, and scheduling. Callie enjoys multitasking and staying busy, so being in the front office always keeps her on her toes.

Callie and her husband Ricky have been married since Halloween of 2016 and currently reside in Greenbrier. They love traveling and going to concerts together.  They have a cat named Crookshanks and two ferrets that occupy their time at home. Callie’s favorite part of working for Dr. Wickness has been being part of a team that truly cares for their patients and provides exceptional service

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Jordan

Dental Hygienist

Although she was born in New Orleans, Jordan has lived all over the United States. Having lived here for 18 years, she calls Nashville home. Jordan has been practicing dentistry for 12 years and says the team at Dr. Wickness’ office is the best set of co-workers she has ever had.

As much as she enjoys her job, her family comes first. She couldn’t ask for a better partner than her husband Tad to raise their 9-month-old daughter and 4-year-old Great Dane. Jordan enjoys her church community, reading, walking, hiking, and napping.

Stacey

Registered Dental Hygienist

Stacey is a proud native of Nashville. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in 1996. Her interest in the dental field started in 1997 when she worked as a dental receptionist for a local dentist. Her love for dentistry and caring for patients has continued for the next 20 years.

Initially, she was a dental assistant and in 2003 she graduated with a degree in dental hygiene from Tennessee State University. She has been practicing since. Stacey resides in Franklin with her husband Mike and her two boys Will and Baker. She enjoys spending time with her family, walks with Cece the sweetest dog, and an occasional girl’s night out with her best friends.

Mary

Dental Assistant

Mary came to Music City by way of Omro, Wisconsin, a small town about 10 miles from Oshkosh. She currently lives in Greenbrier with her husband and 11-year-old son, Gavin. She graduated from Nashville State Technical Institute as a registered dental assistant with certifications in nitrous oxide monitoring, x-ray technology, and coronal polishing. She has worked as a dental assistant since 2000, joining our practice in 2003. Her favorite thing about her job is seeing the end result of her work and taking care of her patients.

Outside of the office, Mary spends most of her time with her family. She married Tommy in 2017 and acquired two stepchildren Hunter and Amber and a grandson Beau. She loves to go for walks and come up with new recipes in the kitchen.

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Valerie

Dental Hygienist

Originally from Warwick, RI, Valerie moved to Nashville in 1975. She has been interested in dentistry for as long as she can remember. Valerie served in a field hospital/dental unit in the US Army and National Guard. She then went on to attend Western Kentucky University’s dental hygiene program. She graduated in 1984 and has been with this office since 2000.

She enjoys getting to know each patient and educating them with techniques that they can incorporate daily to maintain optimum oral health. She truly enjoys working with this great team. Valerie is a proud mom of 3 and a grandmother of 2 adorable boys. Her hobbies include quilting, embroidery, gardening, biking, jogging, and spending time with family and friends.

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Lilia

Dental Hygienist

Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, Lilia has spent most of her life living and working outside of the United States. She graduated from Havana Cuba University in 1976 and began practicing as a general dentist, eventually becoming a specialist in oral surgery and periodontics. She practiced oral surgery first in Havana and then in Zimbabwe, eventually moving back to Cuba to conduct research in periodontics and immunology for the National Institute of Dental Research. Lilia ultimately made her way to Tennessee, graduating from Tennessee State University in 2003 as a registered dental hygienist. She currently lives with her family in Brentwood and has worked with us as a dental hygienist for the last 10 years.

Lilia’s greatest joy in dentistry stems from helping patients love themselves by forming healthy habits in oral care, and she absolutely loves being a part of a passionate dental team. Aside from work, she enjoys playing the piano and listening to classical music. A dedicated Christian, she teaches an Hispanic class at Brentwood Baptist Church.

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