Dr. Kellye N. Rice graduated from David Lipscomb University in 1982 with a BA in Biology, and 1986 with a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from University of Alabama, Birmingham. She has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry since she opened her practice in Cool Springs in 1986.
Elaine Jonas has been a faithful hygienist at Cool Springs Laser Dentistry for over 21 years! Her periodontal experience in her career is invaluable to Dr. Rice in getting patients to their optimal gum health. She is a New Jersey native, but has raised her 3 children right here in Middle Tennessee. Her time is now spent taking care of patients and having fun with her 4 grandsons!!!! And while she is expecting 2 more, she might be hoping for a granddaughter!!!!
REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Janeane Kinnaman has been contributing to the world of dentistry for over 40 years. She started out as a dental assistant right out of high school and quickly learned that she wanted to further her education into dental hygiene. She received her degree in dental hygiene from East Tennessee State University and has worked for Dr Rice for the past 9 years, since late 2008. She also teaches in Dr Rice's Dental Assistant Certification Program, the Dental Assistant School of Nashville, and is most beloved by her students!!!
She is married to Terry for over 35 years. They just married off their only son, Kreg, in January 2018. What a great family!
OFFICE MANAGER/ TREATMENT COORDINATOR
Kaye Burton has been a valued part of Dr Rice's team for over 26 years! In fact, she was the very first employee when Dr Rice opened her practice in 1986, being absent for only 6 years while her family lived in Georgia! Kaye knows exactly what patients are fearful of, and how to calm their fears. She is also extremely knowledgeable about dental insurance, payment plans that work well for patients, and how to be the advocate for our patients. If you need help with your treatment, call Kaye and she can work it out.
Kaye is married to Randy for over 32 years. They live in Franklin and have 3 boys. She is a proud Franklin High School Football Mom, even though her youngest son graduates this May 2018!!!!