About our office

Dentistry of Nashville takes pride that they have kept Nashville Smiling since 1919. Dr. Robert Elam, Dr. James Fleming, and Dr. Michael Vaughan and their team are committed to excellence in every aspect of your dental visit. Whether it’s a preventative checkup, a beautiful aesthetic makeover, or comprehensive restorative treatment, you can expect exceptional dentistry in a warm, comfortable space by professionals who care.

Meet our team

Dr. Robert S. Elam Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Robert S. Elam did his undergraduate studies at George Peabody College earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He earned his dental degree at Meharry Medical College and continues to serve his alma mater by being an Adjunct Professor. He is a member of the Nashville Dental Society, the Tennessee Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association and many more. Dr. Elam’s practice emphasis is comprehensive restorative and cosmetic dentistry, but he enjoys all types of dentist...Read More

Dr. Micheal Vaughan Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Micheal Vaughan grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee and attended Vanderbilt University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He studied German and History at the University of Regensburg in Germany. Dr. Vaughan graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and completed a 2 year General Practice residency at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Vaughan is an active member of the Nashville Dental Society, the Tennessee Dental Association and the American Dental Asso...Read More

Dr. James Fleming Dentist Read Bio

Dr. James Fleming was raised in Columbia, Tennessee and attended Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He continued his education at The University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry where he was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Fleming regularly attends continuing education courses in Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentistry, Laser Dentistry, Implants, Endodontics, as well as General Restorative Dentistry. He maintains active membership...Read More

Lori Hygiene Coordinator Read Bio

Lori is one of the first faces you’ll see here at Dentistry of Nashville! She’s been with the practice since 2006. She’ll make sure you understand every aspect of your appointment. In her free time, Lori loves spending time with her two daughters.

Amy Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Coming from a family of hygienists, Amy knew where she wanted to go in her career. After living in Texas for 34 years, she is so happy to be back in the Southeast with her family! Her goal is always to make patients’ smiles healthy for life.

Gena Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Gena joined our office in 2009 and has continued to leave a lasting impression on our patients. When she’s not here making your appointment amazing, she’s rocking out at concerts or kayaking down the river!

Melissa Registered Dental Assistant Read Bio

Born and raised in Nashville, Melissa has had a very diverse career background. She started in the dental industry and moved on to start a business in landscaping. Melissa has found her passion for dentistry again at Dentistry of Nashville. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their two fur babies, Sidney and Roxi.

Jayme Registered Dental Assistant Read Bio

Jayme is our newest addition to our dental family. Her passion to help create beautiful smiles makes her an excellent fit here at our office. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching Monday Night Football. Go Titans!

Sherry Office Mother Read Bio

We wouldn’t trade our Office Mom for a million dollars! Sherry makes sure that our office is in tip-top shape, from operatories to all of our linens. Sherry is also a Pastor, a party planner, and a cook!

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At Dentistry of Nashville we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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