We Take A Personal
Approach To
every patient

“We care” aren’t just words.

The team at Smyrna Dental Center

About Our Practice

At Smyrna Dental Center our team enjoys getting to know your entire family as we see children to adults. Our dental office offers a wide range of services, from preventive dentistry to cosmetic and restorative dentistry. We will always take the time to listen to your concerns and answer your questions. We want to assist you in making an informed decision based on the dental care needs that are important to you and your family. By doing this, we can establish a comprehensive dental treatment plan that is customized to your specific needs. We accept most dental insurances and financing is available through care credit. We serve our patients with a smile on our faces, and we want you to walk out of our doors with a smile on your face.

Dr. Greg Downer at Smyrna Dental Center


Dr Greg Downer was born and raised in Nashville, TN. He graduated from University of Tennessee Dental School in 1999. After graduation, Dr Downer worked in the Indian Health Service for the Nez Perce tribe in Lewiston, Idaho. In 2006, Dr Downer returned to Nashville and he joined Smyrna Dental Center as the primary dentist. In 2012, Dr Downer took over the practice, and is happy to be serving Smyrna and the surrounding areas. Dr Downer will always take the time to hear your dental concerns and personally devise your treatment plan with you. When not practicing dentistry, Dr Downer is spending time with his wife Lacy and their 3 growing boys Grahm , Nathanial, and Jude. They keep him occupied with sports and they love to travel and spend time outdoors swimming and camping.

Kristen at Smyrna Dental Center


Kristen is likely to be the first voice you hear and the first face you see at Smyrna Dental Center. She is our front desk receptionist and patient coordinator. Kristen will assist you with scheduling appointments and verifying insurance requirements and payments and discussing payment options. Kristen plays a vital role in coordinating your services and keeping you informed throughout the process. She has been part of Smyrna Dental Center for 8 years. She was born and raised in Smyrna and enjoys spending time with her extended family.

Shannon at Smyrna Dental Center


Shannon graduated from Remington College in 2006. She has 10 years of experience as a dental assistant and has been part of our team for over six years. Shannon is very versatile in our office and will assist Dr Downer as well as assist hygiene. She will keep you comfortable and informed each step of the way- including following up with you after you leave. Shannon spends her free time with her family.

Miranda at Smyrna Dental Center


Miranda graduated from Tennessee State University in 2004. She has been a registered hygienist for over 10 years and has been part of our team for 3 years. Miranda does a very thorough job cleaning your teeth while maintaining a very gentle touch. She explains what she is doing each step of the way. In her free time, Miranda loves to exercise and enjoys relaxing at home with her husband, Thalus, and their dog,