Our Team

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Dental Hygienist

Michelle is originally from Mississippi.  She has been a dental hygienist for 24 years. Michelle loves the challenge of finding ways to make each patient’s experience the best it can be.  She has two beautiful daughters that are deeply involved in the arts.  Michelle enjoys watching her daughters perform, exploring the Nashville area, and spending time in nature. 

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Dental Assistant

Sam moved to Nashville in 2019 to further her career in dentistry and explore a new city. Her love of dentistry came at a young age with a desire to help people and pursue a career that was not only interesting, but rewarding. Now, 9 years in, she loves learning new advances in her field, educating and taking care of her patients, and making everyone feel welcomed and comfortable. In her spare time she enjoys finding new local business’ to support in town, especially Nashville’s local bakeries and coffee shops, tending to her indoor hydroponic garden, and spending time perfecting latte art on weekends at home with her husband, Colin.



Dental Hygienist

Alex is from Johnson City, Tennessee and has been in Nashville for 3 years. She moved with her husband with her goldendoodle Milo. She graduated from The University of Tennessee with a degree in psychology and then went to ETSU for her dental hygiene degree. She has been practicing for 4 years and loves her job! In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, reading and going to the beach.

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Patient Coordinator

Brianna recently moved to the Nashville area in January 2023 with her boyfriend for his career. Her goal is to welcome each patient and make their appointment run smoothly. Her administrative background is an asset to our office. She and her boyfriend enjoy visiting the local distilleries and hiking spots with their dogs, Jax and Zara. Prior to joining Dr. Kussman’s team Brianna worked as a Medical Receptionist for St. Jude Medical Center.

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Marketing Assistant

Aubrey is a Nashville native and has worked for Dr. Kussman since graduating from Samford University in 2007. She has always been interested in the dental world and making people feel welcome and comfortable. She was Dr. Kussman’s assistant for 8 years and has worked in many different positions in the front office. A few of her favorite office jobs are planning office celebrations and team building activities! She is married to Matt and they have 2 boys. They have a black lab named Rocky who is a year old. In her free time, she loves to spend time with family & friends, travel, party plan and photography. She also loves her role as sports mom!

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Office Manager/Billing

Jeanne has been in the medical field for 25 years and has focused on Dental for the last 6 years. She stives to get the insurance companies to promptly pay claims and dedicates her time on patient accounts. She has lived in Nashville for 10 years with her husband. Both her kids also live in the area. Nashville offers so many wonderful restaurants, sporting events and outdoor activities she enjoys in her free time.

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01. Get to know Dr. Kussman & the team.

02. We will perform various tests for your oral health.

03. We will create a dental plan based on your individual needs.

"I can't express how much I LOVE Dr. Kussman and her team. I have had MAJOR dental work done all of my life and they make me feel relaxed and calm, despite all of my anxieties."

– Deana Cavanaugh, Actual Patient

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