Our team at Kizer Dental Associates is dedicated to providing you with an exceptional experience at our office. Each member of our team is highly trained, compassionate, and talented. We are always happy to answer your questions and assist you however we can. To learn more about us and our skilled dentists, Dr. Smith and Dr. Kizer, we invite you to call or visit our dental office in Germantown, Tennessee today. We look forward to getting to know you!
Jennifer Isenhower – Practice Consultant
Jennifer served as our Office Manager from 2006 to 2015 when she transition into the position of Practice Consultant. She majored in Journalism at the University of Memphis, where she was a member of the Phi Mu Sorority. She trained in dental office management with Pride Institute and is a member of the National Association of Professional Women. With over 19 years of experience in dental offices, she has the knowledge needed to keep our practice at its best! Social Media, marketing, and systems analysis are a few of her favorite job responsibilities. Jennifer has a passion for all philanthropic endeavors. Two organizations very close to her heart are Susan G. Komen and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. She enjoys organizing and participating in fundraising events for these very worthy causes. Jennifer has been married to her husband, Clint, since 2005 and they have two sons.
Sherry Walters – Office Manager
Sherry joined our team at Kizer Dental Associates in 2007 and served as the Insurance Coordinator for many years. In 2015, she took over the position of Office Manager. You can count on Sherry to always be cheerful, helpful to others, and professional. She uses her extensive knowledge of dental insurance benefits, treatment processes, and dental office management experience to provide outstanding customer service to our patients. She maintains all office systems to ensure that our office operates seamlessly. She loves being part of a practice that creates beautiful smiles.
Sherry has an amazing, fun family. She is married and has three children and seven grandchildren. When she isn’t working, Sherry loves to sew, read, swim, and cook.
Sarah Currie, RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist
Sarah joined our dental team in January 2010, and she loves all of the people she works with; they make work fun every day. Sarah attended Ole Miss (the University of Mississippi), then earned her degree in dental hygiene from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She strives to form a good relationship with each patient and to give them the most comfortable and positive dental experience while they are in her chair. Sarah truly loves her job!
Sarah is married and has 2 sons that she is crazy about. Her hobbies include shopping, cooking, and playing with her sons.
Emily Laplante, RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist/Hygiene Coordinator
Emily has worked as a dental hygienist at our Germantown, Tennessee dental practice since 2011. She graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2008 with her Bachelor of Science degree. Emily loves working for Kizer Dental Associates; she truly believes that our two dentists are the best you’ll find the city. We pride ourselves on giving outstanding dental care, and we work to make our patients as comfortable as possible. She hopes to make every dental experience a positive one. Emily always strives to remember what it’s like to be the patient, and to “Do unto others as you would have done to you.”
Emily and her husband, Daniel, have two adorable children that are the love of their lives! They also have two dogs.
Melissa Braden Roberts, RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist
Melissa joined our team at Kizer Dental Associates in March of 2012. She is originally from Tupelo, Mississippi, and now lives in Bartlett, Tennessee with her husband and children. She studied music with an emphasis in classical guitar at the Mississippi University for Women from 1997-1999 and then went on to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2003. Her patients often comment that she is thorough yet gentle. Melissa loves that our team is like a family and is excited to be a part of a dental group that is compassionate and provides the best care possible for patients.
Katie Kelly, RDA – Registered Dental Assistant
Katie has been part of our dental team at Kizer Dental Associates since March of 2012. She graduated as the valedictorian from Concorde Career College in 2011. One of Katie’s favorite parts of our practice is that our team is very customer service oriented; we work hard to make each patient feel welcome in our office. Katie helps Dr. Kizer and Dr. Smith with treatments and keeps things running smoothly on the clinical side of our office. Katie is married and has two young children. Her hobbies include crafting and reading books.
Alicia Fitzhugh, RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist
Alicia joined our team in May of 2012. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 1982, and she taught in the dental hygiene department at UTHSC for 15 years. Alicia enjoys the unique, compassionate approach we have at our dental practice; everyone works together to provide our patients with the best possible dental care. She loves getting to know her patients personally to help them feel confident and comfortable during their treatment. Alicia has two sons, Adam and Sean. When she isn’t working, she enjoys cooking, reading, and going to the lake.
Kelsy Miller, RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist
Kelsy began working with us as a substitute hygienist in November of 2014. In January 2015, she filled in at our front office. We quickly learned that her vast skill set was invaluable and permanently made her a part of our team. Her passion for oral health care only grows as she meets each KDA patient.
Kelsy grew up in Ashland City, Tennessee and moved to Germantown shortly before joining our team. She is a graduate of Tennessee State University and a Zeta Tau Alpha Alumni. Kelsy loves to travel and spend time with her family.
Meredith Robinson, RDA/ZOOM Specialist
Meredith joined Kizer Dental Associates in February 2015 and quickly became a staff favorite. Her witty personality and helpful attitude make her a great teammate. She is a graduate of Delta Technical College. Meredith feels that the best part of dental assisting is seeing the renewed confidence in patients after their smiles are restored. She loves meeting new patients and educating them about their oral health. Meredith is also our ZOOM Whitening specialist.
In September 2015, Meredith married her best friend, Curtis. They live in Collierville with their fur babies. Outside of work, Meredith enjoys spending time with her family, dancing in her car, Netflix, and trying new local restaurants.
Meredith Green – Front Office Coordinator
Meredith joined our staff in July 2017. She has been in the dental field for the majority of her career. Her experience at previous dental offices has given her the knowledge to confidently answer your treatment and financial questions. She will plan appointments, discuss your insurance options, and help make your visits positive.
Meredith, her husband, Steve, and their adorable kiddos live in Olive Branch. She is an independent consultant with Isagenix and truly enjoys all aspects of health and fitness. She loves quiet family nights, time with friends, and sunshiny days outdoors.
Katelyn Earnest, RDA – Registered Dental Assistant
Katelyn graduated from Delta Technical College in 2016 and joined our team in March 2019. She was born and raised in Memphis. She loves spending time with family and friends, finding new museums, traveling, and exploring this great city full of soul. She’s a football fan and the Dallas Cowboys are her favorite team.
Katelyn is the perfect combination of hustle, skill, and compassion. She loves the patient care aspect of dentistry. Seeing smiles transform and lives change brings her joy.
Kelli Dunn – Scheduling Coordinator
Kelli grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and moved to Memphis in 1988. She was the valedictorian of her dental assisting class in 1997. Her favorite part of being in the dental field is interacting with patients. She wants to ensure positive patient experiences from the first phone call to patient check out.
Kelli joined the KDA team in the summer of 2019. Kelli enjoys swimming, boating, and watching the LSU Tigers play football. She and her husband live in Bartlett. They have two sons and two dogs that keep them busy!