Meet the Doctor & Team

Meet The Doctor and Team

Meet Teresa K. Larkins - DMD

Dr. Teresa K. Larkins DMD

Dr. Larkins graduated from the University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry with honors in 1993. She then completed a 2-year General Practice Residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has been in private practice in Lebanon since 1995. Dr. Larkins was the first woman dentist to practice in Wilson County. She has twice been voted Best Dentist in Wilson County by the readers of the Lebanon Democrat and Mt. Juliet News.

She is a member of the Wilson County Study Club, Nashville Dental Society, Tennessee Dental Association, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Somnomed Academy. She is also a member of the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, the Kiwanis Club, and she also serves on the Wilson County Board of Health.

She has done dental mission trips in Bosnia and Honduras.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and travelling. 
Shayne Miller - Hygienist

Shayne Miller RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

I graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1994 with a degree in dental hygiene. I have been with Serenity Dental since 2001. I truly love my job and would not change my profession for anything.

I have been married to my best friend since 1995. Together we have a teenage daughter and a son that keep us very busy. We love spending time together as a family as well as swimming, camping, and various church activities.
Stephani Marshall - Hygienist

Stephani Marshall RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

I graduated from the University of Tennessee, Memphis in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Before coming on board at Serenity Dental in 2010, I worked in general, periodontal and pediatric practices. I love my career and the ability to not only improve a patient's smile but also their overall health.

When not working I stay busy with my husband and four kids. We love the water, outdoors and adventure. 
Karen Powell - Hygienist

Karen Powell RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

I graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1990 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Prior to receiving my degree, I was a Registered Dental Assistant for 3 years. I joined the wonderful staff at Serenity Dental in August of 2014.

I have been married to my husband for over 30 years and we have two grown children. I am a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and in my spare time enjoy spending time with my family and going to the mountains. I believe that I am truly blessed to be able to serve God in a career that I love.
Amanda Edwards - Patient Services Coordinator

Amanda Edwards RDA

Patient Services Coordinator, Registered Dental Assistant

I am a 1988 graduate of Lebanon High School and a 1991 Graduate of Volunteer State Community College. I truly love my career in dentistry and enjoy seeing people have the smile they wish for but most of all, good oral health!

I married my best friend in 1992 and we have an amazing son and daughter. We love serving our church, summers at the beach and spending time with our family and friends.
Liz Baines - Financial and Treatment Coordinator

Liz Baines - Financial and Treatment Coordinator

I was born and raised in Lebanon, TN. I have worked in the dental field for 26 years. As a Receptionist, Office Manager, and Financial/Treatment Coordinator. The part I love the most about my job is building relationships with our patients, I am always eager to help our patients with any insurance question that they might have.

I attended Cumberland University with plans on becoming a teacher, but soon realized business was my passion. I am married with 2 children and 8 grandchildren. I also teach the precious butterflies class (ages 1 1/2 - 2) at College Hills of Christ.

Myself, as well as the entire team at Serenity Dental look forward to assisting you in reaching your dental goals. Come see us for the greatest dental experience ever. 
Katie England - Registered Dental Assistant

Katie England RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

I joined the best dental team in Lebanon in 2014 after moving from Bowling Green Kentucky. I have been a dental assistant since 2003. I received my KY Expanded Functions recently received my TN Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification.

My husband and I enjoy many outdoor activities with our dog, primarily kayaking, hiking, and bike riding.  
Kristie Champion - Registered Dental Assistant

Kristie Champion RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

I graduated from Kaplan Career Institute Institute in January of 2011 as a Registered Dental Assistant. I have been a part of Serenity Dental ever since. I am so thankful for our wonderful team!

I enjoy being outdoors with my husband and our two girls. 
Andie Hailey

Andie Hailey RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

I was born and raised in Lebanon TN, and graduated from Wilson central High School in 2011. I graduated with my Associates of Applied Sciences and Certificate of Dental Assisting from Volstate Community College 2016. I started working at Serenity Dental in 2016 and I love it! 
Joanne Huggins

Joanne Huggins

Asst. Pt. Services Coordinator

I was born and raised here in Tennessee. After graduating and receiving my RDA, I came to work for Dr. Larkisns in 2011 in the front office and also in marketing. I took 2 years off and now I am back. I absolutely love working here. This is my family away from home. 
My passion is being outdoors, camping, fishing and kayaking. 
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