Meet Your Dental Team
Chelsie - Office Manager
Chelsie began her career in dentistry in 2011 and always knew she had a passion for it. She enjoys helping patients achieve their dental goals while understanding their insurance and finance options.
She loves to get to know every patient and is the smiling face you will see upon arriving. Chelsie absolutely loves the team at Rachel Oates Family Dental, and considers them family to her. Chelsie and Dr. Oates have worked together in dentistry for years. Chelsie truly believes that Dr. Rachel Oates is the best person she knows.
Chelsie and her husband, Rhett, grew up in Middle Tennessee and enjoy everything outdoors with their daughter, Ruby, and golden retriever, Annie!
Meet the Front Office Team
Ashley began her career in dentistry in 2016. She loves greeting patients and helping them with their dental needs. She and her husband are from Middle Tennessee and enjoy spending time outdoors with their daughter, Lennox!
Madison was born and raised in the Middle TN area. She loves to make everyone feel welcome and at home when they come into our office. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Micah, doing things like kayaking, and being outdoors!
Meet the Hygienists
Garrette was born and raised here in Franklin, TN. After graduating from Page High School, Garrette knew dental hygiene was what she wanted to devote her life to. She attended Remington College and achieved her degree in January 2018. Garrette is passionate about patient care and loves ensuring her patients feel comfortable in her chair. Outside of work, Garrette loves spending her free time with her husband, Jamie, and their two sons, Benton and Truett.
Baylee was born and raised in Columbia, TN which she still calls home today. She began her dental career in 2018 after receiving her degrees from Chattanooga State Community College and Tennessee State University. Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is forming genuine relationships with her patients and ensuring they receive the highest quality of care. Baylee and her husband Bailey have three children— Beckham, Remi, and Riggs. Outside of work she loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and being outdoors.
Brandi is from Jackson, Tennessee and attended the University of Tennessee at Martin. She began her career in dentistry in 2012 after moving to Nashville and loves educating patients on the importance of oral health and making them feel as comfortable as possible. Brandi is currently an active church member where she leads on the worship team and volunteers with outreaches. She enjoys spending time with her dog Freya and is a huge UT Vol fan! GBO!!
Brooklyn is a proud Spring Hill, Tennessee native. From a young age, she knew her passion of wanting to become an RDH. Brooklyn went on to attend Remington College and graduated with her degree in January 2018. She continuously seeks ways to enhance patient experiences and ensure their comfort. Brooklyn loves spending her free time doing yoga, online shopping, hanging with her husband- and their doodle, Ronnie!
Kimberly graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Southern Illinois University. She is patient-focused, driven to provide a personable experience along with the highest quality of care possible. Kim enjoys building relationships with her patients and educating them on the importance of their overall oral health. Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends. She also loves traveling with her fiancé John and being outdoors with their sweet dog, Posie.
Melissa Willson was born in Peoria, Illinois, and raised in Franklin, TN. After attending Page High School, she began her career as a dental assistant and worked for 5 years. She returned to Remington College in Nashville to become a dental hygienist. After graduation, Melissa worked at multiple offices before finding her forever home with Dr. Oates and her staff. Melissa is married to her high school sweetheart, Chris, and together her they are enjoying their new business and fur babies, Stella and Sage.
Peyton was born and raised in the Nashville area where she studied to earn her degree in dental hygiene. As a hygienist, Peyton loves building relationships with her patients, ensuring they’re comfortable in her chair, all while helping them better their health.
Outside of the dental office, Peyton enjoys spending time with her husband, Cody, and their three children, Alexis, Kenedi, and John Isaac.
Sydney was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, and attended the University of Kentucky (go cats!), receiving a degree in Marketing. She later went back to school to pursue a degree in Dental Hygiene, and has been practicing since 2021. Sydney loves getting to know each patient and ensuring their visit to the dental office is a positive experience every time. Outside of the office, she loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling the world and painting!
Before she began at our office in 2019, she and her family had been patients of Dr. Oates for many years. She started working in administration, which amplified her passion for dentistry. She always knew she wanted to go to dental hygiene school and loved the real-life experience she was getting beforehand. Now, Terri is a full-time hygienist and a team leader with Rachel Oates Family Dental.
Terri was raised in Thompson's Station, TN. Outside of work, Terri is a big family person! She and her family (and two boxers) are super close. She is marrying her fiance, Daniel, in the fall of 2024.
Meet the Dental Assistants
Randi is a proud graduate of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Dental Assisting Program – Murfreesboro Campus. Her favorite part of her job is interacting with patients and providing an exciting yet relaxed atmosphere for them to receive care. She is passionate about helping patients achieve their dental goals and is here to help her patients overcome any challenges they may have. Randi loves spending her free time doing family activities with her husband, Cody, and beautiful daughter, Ellie Kate. Randi never meets a stranger and hopes to make your dental experiences personable and memorable!
Haley has been blessed to be a part of the team since 2018. She began her career as a dental assistant in and strives to provide excellent care to her patients. She enjoys her position because she gets to meet new people every day. Outside of the office Haley enjoys hiking, kayaking, cooking and spending time with her family.
Holly was born and raised in Columbia, Tennessee and has been in the dental field since 2011. She feels extremely blessed to work along side Dr. Rachel Oates and the rest of our dental team to help patients with their dental care needs. She became interested in dentistry as a child and truly enjoys getting to know her patients. She is passionate about helping patients relax and stay comfortable during their visit. In her off time, Holly enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband, Richard, and their two beautiful daughters, Marleigh and Millie.
Jasmine was born in Chicago, Illinois, and was raised in Atlanta, GA. She found passion in dental assisting after following after her older sister, who has been a dental assistant for three years. Jasmine attended school in Smyrna, TN, at Cumberland Dental Assisting. As a dental assistant, she strives to make a difference in her patients' life to have them leave feeling confident and happy about their experience.
Morgan is a graduate of North Alabama Dental Assisting Program. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know her patients and providing an atmosphere where her patients feel excited and comfortable to receive care. She is passionate about helping her patients overcome any dental challenges and to receive the smile they want. Morgan is an avid sneaker head in her free time and will most likely be reping a pair of Jordans when you walk through our doors. She looks forward to making your dental experience personal and memorable!
Mary is a Middle Tennessee native and has known she wanted to be a dental assistant since she was a child. She began her dental career in 2020 by volunteering with local charity dental clinics and attended a local dental assistant program. She is now a proud member of our dental team as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant. She is passionate about detail and providing a comfortable experience for all of her patients. Outside of the office, Mary is a harpist and enjoys traveling and spending time with her friends and family.
Monday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Saturday: By appointment only