We are very proud of our team here at Legacy Family Dental.

Our entire team is filled with dental health professionals who are here to help you! They will do anything they can to give you a smile of which you can be proud.

Our staff is dedicated to giving our patients the very best care dentistry has to offer. We do this by continuing our education and keeping up with the latest developments.

Office Manager and Dr. Grider’s Wife

Kelley and Dr. Grider met in Dental School. She holds a Dental Assisting Certificate and a Dental Hygiene Degree, both awarded at Indiana University School of Dentistry. Kelley keeps our practice running smoothly, ensuring that the doctors and team are able to focus on what’s important: our patients’ comfort and smiles. She enjoys building lasting relationships with patients and is proud to be part of a top-notch team.

Kelley and Dr. Grider have three sons. They keep her very busy and she spends a lot of time on the various sports fields of middle Tennessee. Kelley is also actively involved in her church and is passionate about mission work. She enjoys traveling, camping, skiing, and crafts.

Lead Dental Assistant, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Ariel has been with our team for over 10 years. After doing her internship with Dr. Grider, Ariel joined our team in 2011. She loves getting to know our patients and creating a bond with them. She feels that many have become her friends and enjoys seeing them in the community. Ariel assists the doctors with various dental procedures. She supports the doctor and patients at the same time. Ariel has also qualified for expanded functions, which allows her to place fillings and make adjustments.

Their family is active with Middle Tennessee Baptist Church, where Ariel and Eric first met. She loves to cheer for Alabama football and spend time outdoors with her husband and kids.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kayla enjoys seeing the look on a patient’s face when treatment is finished: she loves those healthy smiles! Delivering personalized care to each of her patients, Kayla helps determine the best path for improving their oral health. She assesses a person’s mouth, takes X-rays and performs gingival charting. She also offers periodontal care and provides dental education. Kayla joined the Legacy Family Dental team in 2014, after starting work in dental care in 2011.

Kayla and her amazing husband, Jesse, share their lives with their dog. They enjoy hiking at local parks and doing Crossfit. Kayla also likes drinking coffee and trying new restaurants.

Financial Coordinator

Casey has filled several roles within our team. She now helps make all things run smoothly between our office and your insurance company. She is always happy to help with any benefit related questions you may have. She also enjoys building relationships with our patients that will last for years to come.

Her and her husband have 3 boys that keep them very busy! Their family loves being outside and exploring all the wonderful trails and waterfalls here in Tennessee.

Hygiene and Insurance Coordinator

Stephanie is the first smiling face you will see as you come in. You will find her behind our front desk, spreading joy to all who come into contact with her. She loves to make patients smile and will do her best to make sure you have a great visit. She will be happy to assist you in scheduling your hygiene visit and answering any questions you may have. Stephanie is married with 4 older children. She enjoys spending her free time doing anything in nature with her family. She also enjoys a good movie night at home.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Cassie has been living and working in Middle Tennessee since she graduated from dental hygiene school in 2005. She enjoys working with others and helping them to be able to achieve their dental needs. She strives hard to make everyone feel comfortable and welcome when they are in the dental chair. She wants her patients to feel as if they are being treated like she would want to be treated. One of her favorite parts about being a dental hygienist is having the opportunity to serve others in the community.

Cassie is married to her best friend Adam and they have two beautiful daughters, Nora and Raelyn. She loves spending time with her family whether that is on an elaborate vacation or just roasting marshmallows in the backyard. She loves the Lord Jesus and her church. She loves to travel and explore new places whenever given the chance. She loves sweets, shhh don’t tell Dr. Grider, and a nice hot cup of coffee.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Bio coming soon!


Bio coming soon!