Dentistry is much more than a series of procedures; it is integral to your well-being.
When you come to Columbia Family Dentistry, we promote that well-being with comprehensive, technologically advanced dental care, and we treat you with compassion, integrity and respect.
Every dental patient is unique. We take the time to listen to your concerns and meet your specific needs in a warm and friendly environment. Even if you are anxious about your dental treatment, we will go out of our way to make your experience a positive one.
Dr. Lauren Wilburn
Dr. Wilburn has been in practice for the past nine years. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis and continued her education with advanced training at UT Medical Center in Knoxville.
Recently in 2017, she graduated the ‘Core Curriculum’ at the advanced learning Dawson Academy.
Dr. Wilburn is also fluent in Spanish. She has gone on many medical missions abroad, and she is a contributor at the Interfaith Dental Clinic in Nashville. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and attending Pure Barre classes. She lives in Franklin with her Great Dane, Amos.
For the second year in a row, Dr. Wilburn was recently awarded and listed as one of the area’s TOP DENTISTS in the September 2017 issue of Nashville Lifestyles Magazine.
Dr. Wilburn is a member of:
- The American Dental Association
- The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- The Academy of General Dentistry
- The Dawson Academy
- The Nashville Dental Society
- The Tennessee Dental Association
- Spear Study Club
Our friendly staff
Jenny Simmons – Office Manager
Priscila Romero, RDA – Front Office Coordinator
Priscila is an integral part of Columbia Family Dentistry and coordinates our scheduling with patients, treatment planning, overall office organization, insurance claims and assisting in hygiene. She graduated the Dental Staff School of Tennessee with her RDA license and is also fluent in Spanish. She greets everyone with a smile when they walk in the door and is always willing to help her co-workers when needed.
Outside the practice, Priscila enjoys sports, going to the gym, attending Zumba classes, reading and spending quality time with her family and friends.
Stephanie Walker, EFDA – Dental Assistant
Stephanie brings over 10 years experience in the dental field including specializing in orthodontics, dentures, implants and extractions. Along with being chair side with Dr. Wilburn, Stephanie has a wide range of duties from ordering supplies and equipment, to hands on dentistry and everything in between. After going back to school at the University of Memphis, she now works as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. With her huge, compassionate heart and expansive dental knowledge, she is great at putting nervous patients at ease. She loves to make our patients smile and giving them their confidence back.
In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her 3 children, husband Billy, and her close-knit family and friends.
Sharon Holt, RDA – Dental Assistant
Sharon joined our team in 2016 with over 17 years of experience in general dentistry as well as Endodontics. Her dentistry knowledge and team work has become invaluable to our office. Sharon graduated top of her class from Tennessee Tech – Pulaski in 2003 as a registered Dental Assistant. A loving and nurturing personality keeps a smile on her face and kindness in her heart.
When Sharon’s not hard at work taking care of our patients, she enjoys camping, fishing, kayaking and 4-wheeling with her husband, Eric, and children Jerrid and Allison.
Leah Lindsey, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Leah Lindsey is a Registered Dental Hygienist and joined our practice in April of 2016. Practicing Dental Hygiene for 14 years she brings 20 years of dental experience to our practice having previously practiced as a dental assistant in general, cosmetic, oral surgery, and orthodontic dental settings. She is a 2003 Graduate of Meharry Medical College/Tennessee State University Dental Hygiene program..
Leah’s love for dental hygiene fuels her passion for patient care and advancing her skills to better care for her patients. With a personal understanding of dental anxiety her main goals are to help her patients feel relaxed and comfortable in the dental chair.
Leah has been married for 17 years to the love of her life Jason. Together they have a son Trase. Leah enjoys cooking and anytime spent outdoors with her family fishing and hunting.
Brittany Harvey, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Brittany Harvey is our newest team member. She joins us with over 10 years of dental experience. She received her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Concorde Career College in Memphis, TN in 2014. Prior to 2014, she worked as a Dental Assistant in an oral surgery practice center.
Brittany is very passionate about helping people understand the importance of their oral health and she enjoys giving back to the community by volunteering at free dental days. Her kind, caring energy relaxes patients every time they walk through her door.
Outside of work, Brittany’s life revolves around her son, Easton.
Katie Harris – Intern
Katie is currently interning at Columbia Family Dentistry under Dr. Lauren Wilburn. In the Fall, she will be going into her sophomore year at Tennessee Tech University and plans to major in dental hygiene. While at Tech she is very active in the SOC campus ministry. When not studying, Katie loves the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.