“Even though we do some of the most technically advanced procedures in dentistry, we have a conservative approach to patient treatment.”

-Dr. Mark Whitefield

“Even though we do some of the most technically advanced procedures in dentistry, we have a conservative approach to patient treatment.”

-Dr. Mark Whitefield

Education & Credentials

One of only two dentists nationwide accredited by both the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).

Graduate of Lipscomb University and the University of Tennessee Dental College.

Being a 4th generation dentist, Dr. Whitefield is steeped in dental tradition and has been in practice for 23+ years.


Dr. Whitefield is one of the founders of The Nashville Implant Institute, a continuing education program instructing other dentists in implantology and cosmetics.

Dedicated to the most advanced cosmetic, implant and restorative treatment and technology. Incorporating proven systems that make your appointments better, faster, and safer.

Personal Life

His #1 priority in life is the loving care of his wife, Jenni, and their three beautiful children (Bailey, Bennett and Ryan Grace).

Dr. Whitefield devotes time to dental missions in Guatemala and is an avid duck hunter. Having grown up in the Hermitage/Donelson neighborhood, he truly views his patients as family.

Dr. Joseph Rogers

Dr. Joseph Rogers grew up in Hendersonville, Tennessee, and attended Pope John Paul II High School where he met his loving wife Allyson.
He attended the University of Tennessee – Knoxville as an undergrad and earned his doctor of dental surgery at Meharry Medical College.
Shortly after graduation, Dr. Rogers and his wife Allyson gave birth to their first child, Brooklyn! Spending time together as a family is their number one priority.

Dr. David (Randy) Hartman

Dr. David (Randy) Hartman received his Bachelor of Science degree in 2008 from Lipscomb University. While at Lipscomb University he met his wife Lynsi, and they married before moving to Memphis where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 2012.

Dr. Hartman graduated with High Honors and was an inductee into the Marguerite Dean Honorary Odontological Society and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society; he was awarded multiple scholarships including the Dr. Kenneth Frame Scholarship for excellence in restorative dentistry.

After graduating, Dr. Hartman practiced for five years in Memphis and also served as a University of Tennessee faculty member that helped train dental residents. In 2017, he and his family felt led to serve overseas with a faith-based organization in the Middle East. It has been one of the greatest joys of his life to be able to learn Arabic and treat Bedouin patients in remote desert areas on his mobile dental clinic.

For now, Dr. Hartman’s biggest passion is trying to figure out how to raise his three boys so that they don’t drive their mother crazy.

Our Team

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Kendra - Practice Coordinator & RDA

This Scottsboro, Alabama native has worked with Dr. Mark Whitefield for the past 15+ years.
Kendra is passionate about educating each patient on how to best utilize their insurance to be more proactive in their treatment. She will be sure your experience is more like spending time with friends than a visit to the dentist.
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Shirley - Patient Coordinator & RDA

Shirley is one of the first faces you'll see here at Whitefield Dental. She enjoys nothing more than quality time with friends and family. Her love and care for others is evident every day in her work as a patient coordinator and dental assistant.

Amanda - Insurance Coordinator

This Mt. Juliet resident is one of the friendly faces that will greet you when you visit. Whether it’s your first or fiftieth visit, Amanda is ready to assist you. Her favorite part about her job is seeing your smile when you are in love with your results!
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Keaton - Registered Dental Hygienist

A native Nashvillian, Keaton grew up in Donelson and has been a part of the Whitefield Dental team for over 10 years. She loves getting to know each patient and being able to earn their trust. Keaton will make sure you leave with a genuine smile!
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Valerie - Registered Dental Hygienist

Valerie joined our practice in 2005 as a dental hygienist. A smile is so important to your health and Valerie makes sure that her attention to detail is a part of every regular cleaning for each of her patients.
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Robyn - Registered Dental Hygienist

Robyn is a native of Nashville and has been with Whitefield Dental for 15+ years. Effervescent and witty, Robyn is a welcoming presence for all in our office. You may have seen her discussing her own implant experience in one of our videos.

Holly - Registered Dental Hygienist

Holly started at Whitefield Dental in 2008. She enjoys making your appointment all about you! Whether that’s brightening your smile, giving you a compliment, or just helping you out in some small way, you’ll leave a bit brighter.

Meredith - Registered Dental Hygienist

A teacher at heart, Meredith makes your regular cleanings more than routine. Her fun sensibility eases the time in the chair. She’s enjoyed growing with her patients over the years and looks forward to each and every visit!

Sarah - Registered Dental Hygienist

Your smile is never in better hands when Sarah is your hygienist. Originally from Cookeville, Tennessee, Sarah has been given the official title of "oatmeal creme pie bandit" in our office. She also has a big heart for patients with a long history of dental anxiety and makes sure to help you feel as comfortable as possible.

Robin - Registered Dental Assistant & Implant/Surgery Coordinator

Robin has been transforming lives and smiles at Whitefield Dental since 2005. She’s loves seeing patients’ newfound confidence as a result of their new smile and welcomes the opportunity to partner with you in keeping your smile healthy for a lifetime.
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Gabbie - Registered Dental Assistant

Gabbie's energetic personality and smile sets the tone in our office. This Remington College graduate is originally from Connecticut and started with Whitefield Dental in 2018. Gabbie is passionate about helping others and leaving each person better than she found them.

Beverly - Registered Dental Assistant

Beverly has been an asset to Whitefield Dental since 1995. She enjoys making you feel more confident about smiling and will be sure to make you feel like family!
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Arika - Registered Dental Hygienist

Arika's passion to help create strong, beautiful smiles makes her an excellent fit here at our office. She's originally from India and grew up in many different states before calling Tennessee her home. Arika has a genuine interest and gift in getting to know her patients' stories and making a positive difference in their lives.
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Taina - Patient Coordinator

This dancing queen will put a smile on your face from the moment you walk through our doors and she greets you at reception. Originally from Los Angeles, Taina brings a little sunshine to the office and will make you feel right at home.
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