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OUR TEAM

Qualified Team of Compassionate Professionals

OUR DENTISTS

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David Roach, D.D.S.

Dentist | 27 Years of Excellence

Dr. David Roach graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis, College of Dentistry in 1994. After graduation, Dr. Roach served three years as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps. After his brief military dental career, Dr. Roach came straight to Nashville and founded Roach Family Dentistry in 2000.

He is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Tennessee Dental Association. Continuing education and professional development is important to Dr. Roach; he is also an active member of the Greater Area Nashville Dental Study Club.

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Harrison Riggs, D.D.S.

Dentist | 15 Years of Excellence

Dr. Harrison Riggs, D.D.S, grew up in Raleigh, NC where he completed his undergraduate degree, Sum Cumma Laude, in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University. Following in his grandfather's footsteps, he pursued a dental degree and went on to graduate top of his dental class from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He recently moved to Nashville with his wife, Carly. When Harrison is not working, he enjoys playing soccer or pickleball, painting, and spending time with his wife and Goldendoodles.

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Jason Cabler, D.D.S.

Dentist | 15 Years of Excellence

Dr. Cabler was born and raised in Madison, TN. Growing up, he had always wanted to be a doctor. Since he loved working with his hands, dentistry felt like a natural fit. He is passionate about all types of dentistry -- from basic cleaning to root canals to wisdom tooth removal to dentures and everything in between. When he is out of the office, Dr. Cabler enjoys blogging about personal finance on cfinancialfreedom.com as well as woodworking, weight lifting, mountain climbing, kayaking, and traveling. 

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Waqas Ahmad, D.D.S.

Dentist | 7 Years of Excellence

Dr. Ahmad grew up in Nashville and his family has been a part of the community since 1998. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Heath Science Center's College of Dentistry and has been practicing since 2015. Dr. Ahmad specializes in aesthetics and cosmetic dentistry, but he does it all. He has extensive experience with oral surgery, root canals, fillings, clear aligner orthodontics, and more.

OUR DENTAL STAFF

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Anneli

Patient Coordinator

Anneli joined our practice in 2016 as a Treatment Coordinator. She is currently earning her MBA in Sustainability and spent 10 years working to protect and preserve clean water.  She pursues simple joys with her two children like watching the sunset, hiking at Warner Parks, dance-offs in the kitchen, and receiving a second-hand education in Minecraft.

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Annette

Registered Dental Assistant

Annette is originally from New York. You would never guess it by her accent... She lived in Memphis before moving to Nashville in April 2015. She has been a Registered Dental Assistant for over 20 years. She feels the best thing about dental assisting is making people smile and get their confidence back. She is also an amazing cook. Ask for recipes!

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Ashley

Treatment Coordinator

Ashley has 10+ years working in health care and management. She is happily married to her husband for 13 years. When she’s not at work, she is spending time at the ball field where her 10 year old son plays. She enjoys time with her family at home alongside their dog, Sledge.

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Belinda

Registered Dental Assistant

Belinda is a native of Nashville and has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1990. Anyone who knows Belinda can attest to the fact that her favorite thing to do is smile! Along with the team, it is Belinda's mission to help patients achieve excellent dental health and a smile they can be confident with. She loves her long-standing patients!

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Brielea

Registered Dental Assistant

Born and raised in Nashville, Brielea joined the practice in early 2015. She is a joy to have in the office and loves making our patients smile. When not in the office she enjoys all that Nashville has to offer. She also enjoys hiking, canoeing, fishing, and traveling. As you can see she has a love of the city and the country. She is up for anything!

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Carly

Dental Hygienist

Carly is from Memphis, TN. She has wanted to be a dental hygienist since childhood! Carly went to UTK and received her Bachelors in Kinesiology, and in 2020, she received her Bachelor's in Dental Hygiene from UT Health Science Center. Fun facts about Carly: she is getting married in March and she loves her dog, Nellie!

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Christine

Registered Dental Assistant

Christine graduated from Miami University, Ohio, and has lived in Nashville since 2003. In 2006, she became a Registered Dental Assistant.n her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and delicious food is a must! Thanks to her husband, she is also an avid sports fan. She enjoys getting to provide outstanding care.

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Cole

Dental Assistant

Meet Cole! Originally from Cookeville, Cole studied biology at UT Knoxville and later got his dental assisting license in 2020. When he's not in our office helping patients, he likes to spend his time hiking, being on the water, or snow boarding in Colorado. And of course, hanging with his 2 pit bulls, Gracey and Smokey.

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Darren

Patient Coordinator

Darren is the first smile you will see when entering our practice! He was born and raised in South Florida and has now been in Nashville since September 2017. He has lived in Chicago, Yellowstone National Park, and multiple cities in Florida. In his spare time, he enjoys being outdoors, working out, and spending time with friends. 

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Hanna

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hanna is from the bay area, specifically Fremont, California. She moved to Nashville in 2016 to attend school at Remington College. She is passionate about educating patients on how to achieve great oral health. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to concerts, and exploring Nashville.

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Jackie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jackie has been in the dental industry for over 20 years. She spent 15 of those years working as a dental assistant before realizing she loved dentistry enough to go to hygiene school. After several rewarding and challenging years as both a mom and student (she is married with 3 kids!) Jackie graduated with her Bachelor’s in 2012!

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Jessica

Dental Hygienist

Jessica is originally from Southern Illinois and has been living in Nashville for close to 4 years. She attended Western Kentucky University where she received her Bachelor’s in Science for Dental Hygiene. She enjoys spending time with her dog, Beau, movie nights with her friends, and attending concerts and all of Nashville’s new restaurants!

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Kashma

Patient Coordinator

Kashma is a Nashville Native with a Kurdish background. She is currently in school for Biology and Spanish for Pre-Dental! Outside of work, Kashma loves to paint, travel, and listen to music. 

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Kathleen

Registered Dental Assistant

Originally from New Jersey, Kathleen attended college in Naples, Florida. She enjoys helping patients achieve their best smile! She enjoys camping, playing with her 3 dogs, and spending time with her 5 grandchildren and her husband, Doug.

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Kellie

Financial Coordinator

Kellie has been working in dentistry for over 12 years! She graduated from the University of Oklahoma. She still loves to go to Oklahoma to visit her dad who just celebrated his 80th birthday! Her best days are when she is spending time with her 3 sons, her daughter-in-laws and her two grandchildren Levi and Belle.

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Kelly

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hygienist Kelly is originally from Memphis, TN. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with Bachelors degrees in both communication and dental hygiene.. In her spare time, she loves to travel, explore Nashville and all the restaurants it has to offer, as well as attending Preds AND Titans games. 

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Kila

Dental Assistant

Kila moved to TN from Michigan with her parents back in 1992. She has been a dental assistant since 2003. In her spare time she enjoys camping and traveling. She is always looking forward to her next adventure with her husband, two sons, and fur baby Pheobe.

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Kristen

Registered Dental Assistant

Kristen graduated in 2007 with an Associates Degree in Dental Assisting. As part of the degree program, she performed 256 hours of externship with Dr. Roach. Having been a patient of his for six years, he offered to be her mentor. Kristen has learned so much from Dr. Roach, which makes her love being a dental assistant even more.

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Terri

Registered Dental Hygienist

Terri has been in dentistry since 1996. In Terri’s career she worked in General Dentistry, Orthodontics, and taught Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene at a school in Virginia where she moved here from to help pursue her husband’s music career. Terri enjoys the outdoors, hiking, fishing, hunting, and spending time with her dog, Harmony. 

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Kylie

Registered Dental Assistant

Kylie is originally from Vietnam and is new to the Nashville area. She already feels like Nashville is her second home! She really enjoys working at Roach Family Dentistry and loves to see her patients smile. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and son!

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Lauren

Practice Manager

Lauren has been with the practice since 2013. She graduated from MTSU in 2009 with a degree in Music Business and management. She has over 15 years experience in management and customer service, including sales, marketing, and promotions. She enjoys traveling with her husband, Blake, running, and spending time with her two dogs.

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Lorraine

Community Relations Specialist

Originally from Byron, Georgia, Lorraine began as a patient at our office. She quickly became one of our top referral sources and eventually joined the team! She graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2007 with marketing degree. She loves spending time with her husband, Seth, their two beautiful girls. and watching Georgia football.

CUSTOMIZED CARE FOR YOUR
TIME, COMFORT, & BUDGET

We take listening to the unique needs of our patients very seriously. In approaching serving your dental needs, we ask you what your priorities are. We learn how we can help save you time, prioritize your comfort, and work within your budget. We then customize a care plan just for you.

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Evening & Weekend
Appointments Available

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Great Bedside Manner 
& Gentle Techniques

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Multiple Payment
Options & Insurances

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1,000+ 5-STAR REVIEWS

From Our Cherished Patients

YOUR NASHVILLE DENTIST
FAMILY, COSMETIC, & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

“I saw Dr. Roach and his staff today, for a cavity. If you need care, they are taking great precautions and continue to offer the greatest care. ❤️❤️”

- Mandy

We have consistently been voted one of the best dentists in Nashville since 2021. Schedule an appointment today and experience what makes our family, cosmetic, and restorative dental office the best in Nashville.

✓ Same-day appointments often available
✓ Unique focus on your time, comfort, & budget
✓ Sedation dentistry available
✓ Advanced procedures including wisdom teeth removal and Botox to treat TMJ
✓ Compassionate, highly trained team

(615) 499-5608