Dr. J. Michael Cisneros graduated from Glencliff High School and Middle Tennessee State University. After serving in the U. S. Army Aviation Unit, he entered dental school receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis, Tennessee in 1979. After graduation, he went into private practice and has been at the same location for over 28 years.
Dr. Cisneros is a member of the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association, the Nashville Dental Society, and the American Society of Forensic Science. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Science. He also serves as a member of the Region IV D-Mort Team under USPH, and as the Associate Odontologist for the Office of the Medical Examiner in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Cisneros served on the the Postmortem Team in New York City after the World Trade Center and American Airlies Flight #584 disaster performing dental identifications.
After the major earthquake in Haiti, Dr. Cisneros served as the Dental Section Leader for the Forensic Odontology team in Port Au Prince.
He and his staff are continually educating themselves on the lastest dental techniques and approaches in order to provide you with advanced, state-of-the-art, comfortable and personalized superior care. Please email Dr. Cisneros at DrC@smilesofnashville.com with any questions or concerns you might have.
Irene- Registered Dental Assistant
Irene is originally from Denver, Colorado and moved to Nashville in 1995.
She received her dental assisting license in 1992 from Red Rock Community College. Irene has been assisting for Dr. Cisneros since August of 2002.
You can feel at ease when she is assisting because of her extensive dental experience both in surgical procedures and routine dental treatments!
Shannon - Front Desk Coordinator/Registered Dental Assistant
Shannon is originally from Rochester, New York and moved to Nashville in 2013.
She received her dental assisting license in 2013 from Dental Staff School of Tennessee and has been with us since August of 2013.
You may see Shannon in the back assisting sometimes, but usually she will be the one to greet you as you walk in the door! She can help with coordinating appointments, explaining treatment plans, calculating co- payments and any insurance questions.
Kelly- Front Desk Coordinator/Registered Dental Assistant
Kelly is originally from southern Illinois and moved to Nashville from northwest Arkansas in 1996.
Kelly obtained her national assisting certification in 1980 from Olney Community College and obtained her certification for the State of Tennessee in 1996. She has been with our office since September 2002.
You may see Kelly in the back from time to time but she usually up front helping patients with any questions they may have. She can help with scheduling, explaining procedures, calculating payments, and helping with insurance questions.
Nancy- Registered Dental Hygienist
Nancy is originally from Memphis, Tennessee and moved to Nashville in 1993.
Nancy obtained her license from University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in 1965. Nancy practices at our office Tuesday and Wednesdays. She has been with out practice since April of 1999!
With her experience of over 49 years you can be sure Nancy will make your dental experience comfortable, some patients even say fun!
Miranda- Registered Dental Hygienist
Miranda is originally Coon Rapids, Minnesota and moved to Nashville in 2012.
Miranda received her license from Herzing University in 2009. She practices at our office Monday Wednesday and Thursdays. Miranda has been with us since April 2012.
Miranda remains active in continuing dental education and technology so she is able to provide patients with the highest quality care. Miranda will give you the gentile thorough cleaning your mouth needs!
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