Dr. Jessica Phillips
Dr. Jessica Phillips grew up in LaFollette, Tennessee. After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from East Tennessee State University, she completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in 2010. Dr. Jessica went on to complete her post-doctoral residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in 2012. After completing her education, Dr. Jessica decided to return to the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee to start her practice. In her free time, Dr. Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband Garry, three children Maggie, Reid and Raylan, traveling and cheering on the UT Vols!
Dr. Jessica is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the Tennessee Dental Association. She is also board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Board Certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry provides assurance to the public that Dr. Jessica has not only successfully completed accredited training, but also completed a voluntary examination process designed to continually validate the knowledge, skills, and experience requisite to the delivery of quality patient care. Dr. Jessica is also on the medical staff of Tennova Physician’s Regional Medical Center and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Ashley Russell
Dr. Ashley Russell grew up on the beautiful Gulf Coast in Fairhope, Alabama. She graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 2009 with her B.S in Biology-Psychology. She then went on to complete her dental education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2014. Following graduation, she worked as a general dentist for two years in rural communities all across Alabama. Then in 2018, she completed her advanced specialty training in pediatric dentistry at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry and Children’s Hospital of New Orleans in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Ashley also became a board-certified pediatric dentist in 2019 and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She moved to Knoxville in the fall of 2019 and is thrilled to call East Tennessee her home now. Dr. Ashley loves helping children learn healthy habits from a young age and wants all of her patients to develop a love of going to the dentist!
In her free time, Dr. Ashley enjoys spending time with her fur baby Jude, a very energetic and sweet Boykin Spaniel, and her boyfriend, Will. She also enjoys hiking and exploring the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee, traveling and trying new restaurants, exercising, reading, and visiting with friends and family as much as possible.
Dr. James Matt Wood