Born and raised in Clarksville, Dr. Kennedy is a third generation local, small business owner in our community. He understands the privilege and responsibility of service to this community and is dedicated to providing Clarksville and the surrounding areas with the highest level of clinical care as a commitment to the families here.
His interest in the field of tongue and lip ties began when his daughter struggled with the breastfeeding experience. Since that time, he has committed himself to learning more through as many avenues as possible. He is a member of the International Association of Tongue Tie Providers, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, American Laser Study Club, The Breathe Institute Ambassador.
"Incorporating tongue and lip tie treatment into my daily practice has become the biggest joy of my professional career. It’s very heart-warming to hear parents tell us the incredible stories of transformation from this simple procedure."
Dr. Kennedy attended Austin Peay State University and continued his education in Memphis at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He graduated at the top of his class from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 2010 and also completed his two year specialty training in pediatric dentistry there as well.
He was recently named one of America’s best young dentists by Incisal Edge, a leading dental lifestyle magazine, as a member of their Top 40 Under 40 Class of 2019 honorees.
Beyond Clarksville Tongue Tie Center, he practices comprehensive pediatric dentistry at Spring Creek Pediatric Dentistry. He is also full-time at his most important job as a husband to Adonia and father to his children. His hobbies include adventuring to new restaurants, cheering on his favorite sports teams, and watching documentaries. He’s also fairly obsessed with Hamilton the Musical. He can’t wait to meet you!