Dr. Nisha Waits
Dr. Nisha Waits was born in Greensboro, NC and grew up in Destin, FL. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Science from Florida State University and was awarded her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine.
Before joining the Snodgrass King family, Dr. Waits worked in private practice in Destin, FL. She and her husband fell in love with Nashville while her husband attended Vanderbilt University for graduate school, and they are excited to be back and settle down for good. In her free time, she enjoys fitness, cooking, spending time at the lake, and being active in her church. Professionally, Dr. Waits values the trust established with each patient gained through listening to their individual needs so that she can deliver the highest quality of care in a compassionate, painless environment.
Dr. Brian George
Dr. Brian George was born and raised in Lebanon, KY. He attended the University of Kentucky and received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Louisville, graduating in the top third of his class. After dental school, Dr. George moved to Denver, CO and completed a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs Hospital (Eastern CO Healthcare System). There he learned advanced techniques in periodontal and oral surgeries as well as placement of dental implants.
Dr. George wanted to move closer to family and friends and has made Nashville his home. In his spare time, he loves to travel, be outdoors and enjoy the incredible food & music scene of Nashville. He also is a passionate fan of the Kentucky Wildcats.
Dr. Lauren Poole
Dr. Lauren Poole, originally from San Diego, California, spent much of her childhood growing up in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. Dr. Poole attended the University of Tennessee and graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s Degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree with honors from the University of Louisville and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.
Dr. Poole quickly made Nashville her permanent home and joined the Snodgrass King family in 2015. She and her husband live in Nashville and spend their time taking advantage of the Nashville music and restaurant scene. They are also proud to attend most of the Tennessee Volunteers home football games.
Dr. Tiffany Hetmanek
Dr. Tiffany Hetmanek was raised in Southwest Florida. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Science from the University of Florida, she obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida in 2010. While at the University of Florida she was a member of the prestigious Florida Dazzler Dance Team. She also served as the Academic Chairman of her Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. She is an active member of the American Association of General Dentists, the American Association of Women Dentists, and the Psi Omega Dental Fraternity.
Before joining the SnodgrassKing family, Dr. Hetmanek worked in a private practice in Southwest Florida for a year and half. Her desire to live in a larger, more dynamic city and to follow her family and friends brought her to Nashville. She enjoys dance, all sports, and vigorous physical activities.