Meet our Team
Mirna A. Caldwell, D.M.D.
Dr. Mirna Armaleh Caldwell is a native of Wakefield, Massachusetts. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology-Psychology from Tufts University in Medford, MA. She received her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. She also completed a three year pediatric dentistry residency at Tufts/New England Medical Center. Dr. Mirna Caldwell is Past-President of the Tennessee Society of Pediatric Dentists.
Robert F. Caldwell, D.M.D.
Dr. Robert F. Caldwell is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Tennessee, Martin. He graduated with his DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. He then completed a three year residency in pediatric dentistry at Tufts University/New England Medical Center.
Both doctors are board-certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. They are also members of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and Tennessee Dental Association.
Both Dr. Mirna Caldwell and Dr. Robert Caldwell are also Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. This is a special distinction that not all pediatric dentists attain. An AAPD Fellow is a person who has contributed above and beyond in the field of pediatric dentistry and organized dentistry.
Dr. Mirna and Dr. Rob are able to provide comprehensive dental treatment with the use of general anesthesia in a hospital setting for children with severe dental problems as well as children with special needs. They are currently one of a few pediatric dentists with privileges to treat children at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville and the Physicians Pavillion in Smyrna.
Meet Our Staff
Lynne-Marie - Front Desk Coordinator
Lynne relocated to Tennessee from Rhode Island with her husband, John, where she worked in orthodontics for the past nine years. She attended the University of Rhode Island and State University of New York majoring in Marine Science. Lynne has two grown children, Corey a stockbroker/financial advisor in Jacksonville, FL and Kaela, a Musical Theater Actress in the Northeast. She recently retired from playing baseball for the past 16 years for the National Men’s Senior Baseball League and Roy Hobbs’ Men’s Baseball. An avid golfer and baseball player, she also enjoys theater, movies and writing. Lynne resides in Lebanon, TN with her husband, John and cat, Sir Alvin and is a member of Red Sox Nation. Sorry Titans, she is a die hard fan of the New England Patriots!
Danielle - Insurance Coordinator
Danielle was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She is a graduate of Kaplan Career Institute. She graduated with a Diploma in Dental Assisting. Danielle loves the field of dentistry and knows it is where her heart is. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her two beautiful children. Danielle is sweet and soft spoken and loves working with children.
Hannah - Registered Dental Assistant
Hannah was born and raised in Hendersonville, TN. She attended Volunteer State Community College for one year and then she finished her studies at Nashville State Community College as a registered dental assistant. She has worked in the dentistry field since 2005 and has been with Caldwell Pediatric Dentistry since July of 2007. Hannah’s sweet and calm demeanor has been a wonderful addition to our team.
Kasey - Registered Dental Assistant
Kasey is originally from Elizabethton, TN. She moved to Nashville during middle school and graduated from Franklin High School in 2011. She recently graduated from Dental Staff School of Tennessee to become a Registered Dental Assistant. She loves working with children and enjoys all aspects of the dental field! In her free time, Kasey loves to spend time with her wonderful family and friends! We love her sweet smile!
Shannon - Registered Dental Assistant
Shannon was born in Kentucky and lived all over the United States until she was ten years old. Shannon and her family called Mt Juliet home thereafter. Shannon graduated from Kaplan Career Institute, receiving her Registered Dental Assistant Certificate in 2012. She absolutely loves pediatrics! Outside of work, she enjoys time with her family, including her sweet little boy, Gavin, and their two cats: Oakley and Nala. We are so pleased to have her on our team!
Teela - Registered Dental Hygienist
Teela is from Mount Juliet, Tennessee. She graduated from East Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She chose a career in pediatric dentistry with the hope of having a positive impact on the lives of children. Teela enjoys running 5K’s and spending time with both family and friends. Her enthusiasm and warm smile is a welcome addition to our team.
Hillary - Registered Dental Hygienist
Hillary is originally from Greenville, SC. She is married and resides in Green Hills with her husband and sweet sons. She graduated from Greenville Technical College in SC, and is currently continuing her dental education through East Tennessee State University. She has been working as a dental hygienist in pediatric dentistry since May 2007, and worked as a childcare counselor throughout college. Hillary loves working with children and making a difference in her patients' lives and overall oral health. Hillary enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running, and taking fitness classes. Her calm and sweet demeanor has made her such a wonderful addition to our team!
Nicole - Registered Dental Hygienist
Nicole relocated to Tennessee from Sicklerville, New Jersey with her husband Joe and they both love Nashville. She had ten years of dental assisting experience before becoming a dental hygienist. She loves working with people and likes to make people smile and laugh. She finds it very fulfilling to be a positive influence on a child's first visit to the dentist! She also enjoys music, dancing, trying new restaurants, and visiting with family and friends back home.
Brooke - Registered Dental Hygienist
Brooke was born and raised in Mt. Juliet, TN. She graduated from Cumberland University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She then went on to Western Kentucky University to obtain her degree in Dental Hygiene. Her dream has always been to work with children and she enjoys getting to help them love their smile. Brooke just recently got married in Green Hills. In her spare time, she enjoys supporting her husband, Tim, as a high school football coach and attending Friday night football games. We just love her positive energy!
Sierra - Registered Dental Assistant
Sierra was born and raised in Nashville. She graduated from Remington College with a degree in dental assisting. In her spare time, she loves to travel and try new adventures. Of all the different fields she could have worked in within dentistry, she chose pediatric dentistry because of her love for kids!
Arianna - Registered Dental Assistant
Arianna was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She has a degree in German from Sewanee and attended the Dental Staff School of Tennessee to become a registered dental assistant. She loves working with children and being in the dental field. She is empathetic and kind. In her free time she loves dancing, drawing, and writing.
Jacquelyn - Registered Dental Assistant
Jackie was born and raised in Nashville. She graduated from Brightwood College in 2017 with a certificate in dental assisting. She is married with two beautiful children and loves spending time with her family. Jackie is also bilingual in Spanish. Her beautiful smile warmly welcomes so many of our patients.