About our office

Advanced Dental Health Center, a state-of-the-art dental care practice located in the Green Hills area of Nashville, TN, is committed to the overall well-being of each patient. We understand that your smile plays an important role in your overall health, and we consider this before recommending treatment options. We also know how valuable your time is, which is why we have an in-office lab so that your permanent solutions can be created on-site instead of being sent to a third-party lab for prod...Read More

Meet our team

Clayton C. Cummings, DDS Owner & Dentist Read Bio

Through Advanced Dental Health Center, Dr. Cummings has created an anxiety-free environment for his patients. His advanced skill set, commitment to continuing education, and advanced training assures each patient is in good hands. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science from Louisiana Tech University, Dr. Cummings received his DDS from The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. He has continued to learn through his involvement in the Nashville dental community and is a proud member...Read More

Kim Sitler Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Kim received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology in 1993 and her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1996 from Western Kentucky University. While in hygiene school, Kim was chosen by the Kentucky Dental Hygiene Association to serve as a student delegate to the American Dental Hygiene Association in Chicago. Her case study work was published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene, and she holds licenses in both Tennessee and Kentucky. Kim and Dr. Cummings go way back, working togethe...Read More

Crystal Rigsby Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Crystal graduated from Tennessee State University in 2009 with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She brings a great “can do” attitude to work every day. Eager to provide excellent service, our patients frequently comment that Crystal is “very thorough” and “so comforting.” Crystal has been with us since 2010. Crystal, a Nashville native, loves spending time with her husband, Jesse, and her son, Beckham. She enjoys decorating, sewing, and crafting when she’s not at work.

Lisa Cummings Office Manager Read Bio

Lisa, Dr. Cummings wife, worked at Advanced Dental Health Center from 1990-1996 and started back in the office as of August 2014. With a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, this Christian Brothers University graduate makes sure everything in our office runs smoothly. Lisa and Dr. Cummings have been married since 1983, and they have two beautiful daughters, Lauren and Lindsey. When she’s not at the office, Lisa spends her time reading, hiking, and traveling.

Heather Messick Scheduling Coordinator & Dental Assistant Read Bio

Heather, our scheduling coordinator, is usually the first person you speak with at Advanced Dental Health Center. She efficiently manages the front desk and the clinical and hygiene schedules. Heather has been with us since 1999, meaning she knows the industry intimately and enjoys answering patient questions and assisting in their treatment decision process. She has formal training as a chairside assistant as well as scheduling coordinator which allows her to assist patients in answering a wide...Read More

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Services we provide

At Advanced Dental Health Center 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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