Meet the Doctors

Dr. David Snodgrass

Dr. David Snodgrass

Dr. David Snodgrass has practiced dentistry in Nashville since 1987. Receiving his DDS degree from the University of Tennessee in 1984 and his certificate in pediatric dentistry from the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1986. He is currently a part-time assistant clinical professor of pediatric dentistry at Vanderbilt University.

Having published numerous articles on growth and development in several orthodontic and pediatric dental journals, Dr. Snodgrass is a recognized lecturer and mentor to many orthodontic study clubs in the southeastern United States. His awards include the Achievement, Fellowship, and Diplomat Awards from the American Orthodontic Society and the International Association of Orthodontics. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Orthodontic Society, the International Association of Orthodontics, and the Tennessee Dental Association. He, his wife Melody and their children reside in Brentwood.

Dr. John T. King

Dr. John T. King

Dr. John T. King, a Franklin native, received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Louisville in 1996. In 1998, he became certified in pediatric dentistry after studying at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA. He followed in his father’s footsteps, Dr. William C. King, in achieving Diplomat Board Certification with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry in February of 2000.

Currently, Dr. King is a part time clinical professor of Pediatric Dentistry at Vanderbilt University, as well as an adjunct professor in General Dentistry at the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry. Aside from practicing, Dr. King has also been published in the ADA journal. He and his wife, Victoria, have two children, Eli and Sam.

Dr. Robin Hobbs

Dr. Robin Hobbs

Dr. Robin Hobbs was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Prairie View A&M University in 2005 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Meharry Medical College in 2010. Dr. Hobbs then went on to complete her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in June of 2012. Professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In her spare time she enjoys painting, traveling and going to sporting events.

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Dr. Crystal Rucker

Dr. Crystal Rucker

Dr. Crystal Rucker is proud to have been raised within a military household in Clarksville, TN. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University in 1999 and her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in 2003. She then went on to complete a General Practice Residency in Dallas, TX in 2004. After six wonderful years of employment with Snodgrass-King Pediatric Dental Associates, Dr. Rucker was motivated to become a specialist in pediatric dentistry. She received her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in June 2014 from Lutheran Medical Center in Maryland, and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Rucker’s professional memberships include the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, National Dental Association, and American Dental Association. In their spare time, she and her husband Anthony enjoy watching movies, spending time with family, and traveling.

 

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* General Doctors are not pediatric specific doctors but do see children.