Meet Schmitt Dental’s Team Members

Dr. Schmitt

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Dr. Schmitt chose to follow the example established by his late father and entered the dental profession after obtaining his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville in 1985. His undergraduate degree came from U of L as well, while he was a diver on the swim team.

He owned a private practice for more than 23 years in Louisville, KY and thoroughly enjoyed the relationships he built there over the years. After selling his practice in Louisville, he most recently practiced in Savannah, GA for 2 years.

He came to Clarksville in 2013 and acquired the practice of Dr. Blevins at 1692 Ft Campbell Blvd. He most recently acquired his second dentist office location at 2313 Rudolphtown Road in August of 2017. He is now a fully integrated part of the Clarksville community. Dr. Steve is an avid U of L Cardinals sports fan, attending as many games as possible, and he also enjoys boating, hunting, and traveling. He has two children; Abbey who lives in Louisville with his Grand-daughter Gracie, and a son Brad who lives in Tallahassee Florida.

Practice Philosophy:

Dr. Schmitt has dedicated his professional life to providing the highest level of care to his patients, placing a strong emphasis on getting to know each patient as an individual, believing the key to a successful doctor-patient relationship is genuine interest in and understanding of their needs. He believes the patients under his care deserve a thorough and careful evaluation, as well as complete understanding of their options.

He is a firm believer in “more than the minimum” in continued learning, having taken hundreds of hours of advanced training in dentistry, studying with many of the leading authorities in the dental profession. This commitment to learning and providing the most up-to-date methods have made him a much sought-after provider of cosmetic, restorative and sedation dentistry. His goal is to provide you the best dental care possible in a comfortable setting as a dentist in Clarksville, TN.

Available in Location: Fort Campbell

Dr. Joseph Randall

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We are excited to announce that Dr. Joseph Randall has recently joined Schmitt Dental in Hendersonville.

Dr. Joseph Randall comes to us from Fort Campbell, Kentucky where he served as a General Dentist for 4 years in the US Army. Originally Dr. Randall is from Huntsville, AL. He met his wife, Abby, at the University of Alabama where he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in biology. He then earned his DMD at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL in 2017 and received a full scholarship through the military with the Health Professions Scholarship Program.

While serving in the military, he surrounded himself by highly trained mentors so that he would develop his skills in cosmetic, prosthodontic, restorative dentistry, endodontics, and oral surgery.

Dr. Randall has a passion for creating a stress-free and comfortable environment from the moment the patient walks in the door. He holds himself to the highest standard of care and partners with patients to create the optimal plan for their goals and desires. In his free time he likes to spend time with his wife and daughter, travel to his family’s farm in Southern Tennessee, is an avid cook, and loves to BBQ on his smoker and grill.

Dr. Robert McDowell

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Dr. McDowell was born in the Pacific Northwest, where he recently moved from in order to be amongst a community that shares in the values of his faith. He is a graduate of Oregon State University, where he focused on general sciences. After finishing his undergraduate studies, Dr. McDowell attended Creighton University’s School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. Post medical school, Dr. McDowell spent time overseas serving underprivileged communities through dental care. Dr. McDowell is an advocate for giving back to the community and most recently did so through patient care for those who are disabled at a community hospital in Oregon. Dr. McDowell currently lives in Mt. Juliet with his wife and three dogs: Knox a big bloodhound, Uli a round bulldog, and Moses a goofy labradoodle.

Dr. McDowell and his wife are members of Joy Church. They have four grown children and have recently become grandparents.

Dr. Hunter Brooks

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Dr. Hunter Brooks is a native of Lafayette, Louisiana. He attended the Louisiana State University for his undergraduate education before attending LSUHSC Dental School in New Orleans for his dental degree. He then went onto further his dental education at The Foundry Dental Center in Birmingham, AL. While at The Foundry he became skilled in many dental surgeries, focusing on dental implant placement and restoration.

While his fiancé finished her education in Orthodontics, he practiced for two years in Lafayette, LA . His fiancé been native of Tennessee, she and Dr. Brooks made the decision to settle in Nashville to be near her family.

Dr. Brooks has a great attention to detail and uses this in his dental treatment daily. He likes to take the time to thoroughly explain treatments. He is a very patient and caring person who only wants the best outcome for his patients.

Outside dentistry he really enjoys cooking for others and trying new recipes. He also likes to play games with his family and enjoys his time outdoors. Geaus Tigers!!

Dr. Bryan Mainhardt

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Dr. Bryan is a native of Clarksville, TN and is proud to be working in his hometown as a member of Schmitt Dental. He comes from an animal-loving household and has two dogs (Callie and Flechas) with his wife, Laura. Dr. Bryan went to Vanderbilt University where he studied Molecular and Cellular Biology prior to attending the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. Following his dental education, Dr. Bryan moved back to middle Tennessee and lived in the Murfreesboro area before returning to Clarksville. His hobbies include running, racquetball, and researching just about anything automotive. Most weekends are spent exploring Nashville with his wife, often taking their dogs for long walks around The Parthenon and Bicentennial Park.

Dr. Bryan is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Additionally, he is a regular volunteer at the Interfaith Dental Clinic in Nashville. Dr Bryan graduated with honors from the UofL School of Dentistry with academic distinction in Microbiology and Biochemistry.

As a patient of Schmitt Dental at Rudolphtown, you can expect to be treated with respect and empathy. Dr Bryan wants each patient to feel at home in this office and questions and discussion are always welcome. Dentistry does not need to feel intimidating or daunting, and we make it our personal goal to ensure that our patients leave satisfied with their experience and confident that they have received the gentle care they deserve.

Julia Sanchez

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Operations Manager

Hello, my name is Julia I was born In Cuba and lived in Spain before moving to the United States at the age of 14, I have three children and four beautiful grandkids, and two fur babies. I have over 11 years in the dental field I joined the Schmitt Dental family in 2017.

In my spare time I love spending time with my grand babies, boating , four wheeling , traveling and watching football - specially seeing my favorite team the Louisville Cardinals!

Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump

Favorite Quote: “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence ” Vince Lombardi

Available in Location: Fort Campbell

Krystian Tayloe

Krystian Tayloe- RDA:Treatment:Marketing Coordinator

RDA/Treatment/Marketing Coordinator

My name is Krystian Tayloe, I am the office Lead at Schmitt dental at our Ft Campbell location. I have been with Dr. Schmitt for about 2 years now, and in the dental field for over 10 years. I love what I do, and especially seeing all the smiling faces that we can help daily.

I have two little boys Jayden and Keegan, and we enjoy all activities outdoors, as well, as playing with our fur babies Bruiser, Ivy, and Molly.

Favorite Movie: Little Mermaid

Favorite Quote: If you want to cross a bridge, my sweet, You’ve got to pa the toll.” By Ursula little Mermaid 1989

Available in Location: Fort Campbell

Michelle Petty

Michelle Petty- RDH

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Hi, my name is Michelle Petty. I am a dental hygienist at Schmitt Dental. Originally from Ohio, my husband is military and we have been stationed here since 2011. We have two sons that keep us busy. I love being a hygienist and providing quality care to my patients. I am also a yoga teacher, so sharing kindness throughout the community is important to me.

I completed college in 2009 from FTCC in Fayetteville, NC while we were stationed at Fort Bragg.

Favorite Movie: Book of Eli

Favorite Quote: “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted”. Aesop

Available in Location: Rudolphtown

Lindsey “Linny” Williams

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Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Hello, my name is Lindsey I was born and raised in Clarksville, TN. I am an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and started working in the dental field in 2012. I have been with Dr. Schmitt since 2013.

Outside of my work, my family stays busy farming and for fun, we enjoy spending time at the creek with family and friends!

Favorite Movie: Catch me if you can

Favorite Quote: “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t going away”. Elvis Presley

Available in Location: Fort Campbell

Adrienne Joiner

Adrienne Joiner- RDH

RDH

My name is Adrienne Joiner and I am a native of Clarksville Tennessee. After graduating high school, I continued my education by earning my Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Austin Peay State University in 2012. From there, I obtained my Associates in Dental Hygiene from Tennessee State University in 2015. My amazing boyfriend Shamus, who is a retired Army helicopter pilot, and I have been together for 8 years. We have 2 dogs, Dexter and Dolly and two cats. We love animals and love the outdoors. If it involves nature or getting to see all that our beautiful country has to offer, we are doing it!

I’m so glad to have finally found my home here with Schmitt Dental and look forward to developing relationships with our patients and helping them achieve their dental health goals!

Available in Location: Fort Campbell

Jamie Fox

Jamie Fox -Office Manager

Office Manager

Hi my name is Jamie. I’m originally from Northern Michigan where I met my fantastically handsome husband while attending college. Since then, we’ve lived all over the United States and raised one beautifully talented daughter.

I’ve spent the past 16 plus years in Dentistry. I’ve been extremely blessed to work with some of the best dentists and practices in the country. Ive been employed by Schmitt Dental Rudolphtown since 2018.

I've always been a huge animal lover, spending time volunteering, donating and participating in numerous fundraising events all while raising our family of 5 doggies and kitties!

I must also confess my obsession with travel! It began many years ago as we visited and explored some of the most beautiful parts of this country and others! So many places to see and so little time!

Available in Location: Rudolphtown

Ashley Hamilton

Ashley Hamilton -RDA

RDA

Hello, my name is Ashley, I am a Clarksville native. I have been a Registered Dental Assistant with Schmitt Dental since the fall of 2018, however, I started working in the dental field in 2016.I am currently enrolled in college so I can achieve my goal of becoming a Registered DentalHygienist. When I am not working I enjoy spending my time with friends and family.

Favorite Movies: Labyrinth, Interview with the Vampire, the ‘Burbs & Scream 1-3

Favorite TV Shows: Law and Order SVU, Shameless & X-files

Two Favorite Quotes: “Not all those who wander are lost. ”. J. R. R. Tolkien
“Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward”. Kurt Vonnegut

Available in Location: Rudolphtown

Brooke Bunton

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RDA

Hello, my name is Brooke Bunton and I have been a Registered Dental Assistant for 2 years now. I have been fortunate enough to call the Schmitt Dental Family my home since June of 2019. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, being out on the water soaking up the sun, or going to the gym working out!

Favorite Movie: The princess bride

Favorite Quote: “Happy people provoke emotions so strong you cannot help but falling in love with their refreshing attitude of life”.

Available in Location: Fort Campbell

Brittany Wann

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office manager

Brittany is the office manager at our Mount Juliet location. She has been in the dental field since 2008. She started as a dental assistant before moving into management. Her favorite part about working in dental is the special connections she gets to make with her patients and her ability to help educate them about their dental needs.

She is newer to Tennessee having moved to the area from a small town in Northern California. Outside of work she enjoys exploring outside, playing recreational sports, and trying out new restaurants. She spends her days off loving her two precious pups!

Sherry Ruth

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My name is Sherry Ruth I am from California and have been residing in Tennessee for the past 6 years and I love it

I am married and enjoy watching the Tennessee Vol’s College women’s softball along with college Football and of course the Tennessee Titans!

Throw in a good ole country concert here and there and I am a happy girl!!

I enjoy meeting all of our dental patients and treating them like family here at Schmitt Dental, I have 20 years in the dental field and love it!!!

Myrissa McKinney

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Hygienist

Myrissa originally grew up in the central valley of sunny California and knew she wanted to become a dental hygienist when she realized how great a healthy smile could make someone feel. She attended Carrington College in Sacramento and obtained her dental hygiene degree in 2020. Since then, she moved to Tennessee and worked in both general dentistry and pediatrics. Myrissa understands how nerve wracking going to the dentist can be and takes a gentle approach with patients to make them feel more comfortable. She genuinely cares about her patients and loves getting to know them as well as educating them regarding their dental health.
When Myrissa is not in the office, she loves spending time outdoors. She and her boyfriend, Jared, enjoy taking their dog out for walks and hikes. When the weather heats up, she loves going fishing and kayaking. Myrissa is excited to meet all the smiling faces that walk through our doors!

Schedule Your Dental Consultation Today!

Schmitt Dental proudly serves those in Clarksville, and nearby areas in Tennessee. Call (931) 647-3960 for our 2313 Rudolphtown Rd. address in Clarksville, or call (931) 552-7745 for our other Clarksville address located on 1692 Fort Campbell Blvd. You may also call (615) 373-0883 to schedule your consultation with our office!

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