Our Team


We believe the best customer experience comes from a genuine care and concern for our patients. Our goal is to ensure every appointment is comfortable and meets all of your expectations. You are our priority!


Dr. Tia Kennedy, DMD

 Dr.  Kennedy was raised in Belmont, Mississippi where she graduated as  Salutatorian of her senior class.  She continued her education at the  University of North Alabama in Florence, AL and received a Bachelor's  Degree with honors in Biology and a minor in Mathematics in 2007.  Dr.  Kennedy earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree at the University  of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry.  Dr. Kennedy has and continues to attend advanced continuing education courses so she is  able to stay on the forefront of advances in the dental field.  In her  free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Brandon and her  two children, Darby (8) and Reid (5). 


Karla Earnest, RDH

 Karla Earnest is one of our wonderful dental hygienists! She graduated with her  dental hygiene degree in Jackson, MS and has over 20 years of  experience. Karla is committed to providing you with the highest quality  dental care. Not only is she an excellent hygienist, Karla is also a  very talented chef and Airbnb owner!    


Stephanie McConnell, RDH

 Stephanie is a registered dental hygienist.  She is from Rogersville, AL and graduated from Calhoun Community College with her dental assisting  degree prior to her hygiene training.  Stephanie enjoy​s spending time with her husband and family, shopping, going to concerts, and boating in summer months.  She looks forward to meeting you! 


Tina Curtis

 Tina  may very well be the first face you see when you visit our office.  She  is our front desk receptionist and appointment coordinator.  She will  be helping you schedule your visits.  Tina is from Killen, AL and enjoys  shopping, reading, boating, fishing and motorcycling.  When not serving  our patients, you may find Tina hanging out with her husband Mitchell.


Dekayla Erwin


Dekayla is Dr. Kennedy's dental assistant. She is from Muscle Shoals, AL and  completed her dental assisting training in 2015. She is friendly,  outgoing and excited to meet you.  She loves spending time with her  family and her dog, Brice.


Jamie Childers

 Jamie  is our insurance and treatment plan coordinator.  She graduated from  UNA with a business degree in 2005.  She's always smiling and helping  our patients get their dental needs scheduled in a timely manner.


Kess Lanier

 Kess  is Dr. Kennedy's dental assistant.  She graduated from Muscle Shoals  high school in 2018 and has a bright future in the dental field.  She  has a kind, calming personality and loves to help our patients feel  comfortable and relaxed while in our office!