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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 | 7 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, Carlee. 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.

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OUR DENTAL STAFF

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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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Giancarlo

Registered Dental Assistant

Giancarlo is originally from the dominican republic where he practiced
dentistry for 10 years before moving to miami. He is brand new to nashville and already loving it here. He is passionate about helping patients regain their confidence with their smile! In his spare time he enjoys hiking and being outside with his dog, Niko.

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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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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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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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Kim

Patient Coordinator

Kimberly is originally from a small town in New York where she grew up with her

grandparents and sister. She is passionate about music and cooking. Kimberly currently resides in Nashville with her boyfriend Jordan and two dogs – Jack and Luna. Her favorite hobbies are writing songs and going to the gym!

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Kate

Registered Dental Assistant

Kate is born and raised in nashville and no stranger to dentistry. Not only was her father a dentist, but she is folliwing in his footsteps going to dental school herself! She loves that she can help make an immediate impact on her patients. In her spare time, she enjoys shooting trap (she was a competitive shooter!) acrylic painting, and snuggling with her cat.

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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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Georgia

Patient Coordinator

Georgia is originally from Minnesota but has lived in Nashville for over 5 years now. She studied Music Business at Belmont University. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, writing music, weight lifting, and spending time with her boyfriend Devin and cat Conrad. 

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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.

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Kashma

Registered Dental Assistant

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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Alan

Registered Dental Assistant

Alan was born and raised in Nashville with a Kurdish background. He enjoys repairing, building, and riding motorcycles and bicycles in his free time. Currently studying Molecular Biology and Chemistry for his undergrad, he plans on beginning dental school after graduation!

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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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Bria

Registered Dental Assistant

Meet Bria, a proud native of Nashville! She recently completed her studies at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology and now serves as one of our fantastic hygiene assistants. Outside of work, she cherishes moments with loved ones, indulges in movie nights, and dotes on her beloved dog, Peanut. Bria finds joy in assisting patients with their oral health needs, demonstrating her passion for helping others.

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Kelsey

Treatment Coordinator

Originally from Michigan, Kelsey moved to Tennessee in 2018. She has a passion for dental. She is currently in school for HealthCare Administration. In her spare time she enjoys traveling,hanging out with family or friends (especially her Goddaughter!) or shopping. She loves the color pink and you can catch her around the office with her sparkly pink clipboard!

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Malorie

Treatment Coordinator

Malorie Bush hails from a quaint town in Northeast Georgia. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Georgia in 2022 and subsequently attained her Masters in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Belmont University in 2023. In her leisure hours, Malorie finds joy in strolling with her dog Jersey, immersing herself in various sporting events, and exploring new dining spots in Nashville with friends.

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Miriam

Registered Dental Hygienist

Miriam, a dental hygienist from Linden, TN, combines her passion for oral care with a love for outdoor activities. A former UT Southern golfer, she pursued her career at Remington College for Dental Hygiene. When not perfecting smiles, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and friends, whether it's by the river or on the golf course.

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Alicia

Registered Dental Hygienist

New to dental assisting but already making a big impact, Alicia loves caring for patients and ensuring they leave with a smile. With 23 years of experience as a hair stylist, she's a seasoned pro at making people look and feel great. When she's not working her two jobs, Alicia indulges her passion for food by exploring Nashville's restaurant scene. 

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

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