Hillcrest Dental Associates | Meet the Staff in Clarksville

Hillcrest Dental Associates

K. Michael Garrett, DDS

220 Hillcrest Drive
Clarksville,TN 37043


Meet the Staff
AGD Member

Front Office Staff

Trisha Gossett

Trisha has been Dr. Garrett's Office Manager since 1992. She received her Certified Dental Assisting (CDA) diploma from Fayetteville Technical Institute in 1983. Trisha and her husband, Gary, have been married in 1976. They transferred to the Clarksville Area in 1986 when 5th Special Forces Group was relocated to Ft. Campbell, KY. Gary retired from the Army after 25 years and now teaches 7th grade science at Montgomery Central Middle School. They have one son, R.J. . As Office Manager, some of Trisha's responsibilities are preparing financial arrangements for treatment plans working with and filing dental insurances, accounts receivable and scheduling patients. Trisha enjoys working with patients and meeting new people which make her job enjoyable and interesting. If you should ever have any questions or problems, feel free to contact our office and Trisha will do her best to help you.


Cindy.jpgCindy Fyke, RDH

Cindy is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from the University of Louisville in 1978. She has been married to her husband, John, for 26 years. They live on a farm in Springfield. They have a 19 year old daughter, Emily, who is a sophomore at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Cindy worked two days a week for a dentist in Hendersonville for 28 years while Emily was growing up, and now has added two more days a week with Dr. Garrett's office. Cindy has worked for Dr. Garrett for since 2005.

Rebecca.jpgRebecca Baggett, RDH

Rebecca has worked for Dr. Garrett since 2002. She graduated from Tennessee State University in 2001 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Rebecca feels the working environment here is great and the staff is very friendly. She enjoys the dental hygiene field and the one-on-one contact with her patients.

Rebecca's job includes patient education, taking radiographs, placing sealants, doing periodontal exams, treating periodontal disesase as well as general cleanings. She loves meeting new people and looks forward to seeing you here in our practice.



Dental Assistants

Brenda.jpgBrenda Batson, RDA, EFDA

Brenda has worked for Dr. Garrett as his Dental Assistant for 20 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt as a Registered Dental Assistant and recently received her Expanded Function Dental Assistant. Brenda and her husband, Phillip have been married for 30 years and have two sons, Brett and Ryan.

hannah.jpgHannah Garrett, RDA

Hannah is a registered dental assistant and has been working for Dr. Garrett since 2010. She attended the University of Mississippi and Austin Peay State University.




Vanessa Upton, RDA

Vanessa is a Registered Dental Assistant. She has lived in Clarksville and graduated from Living God Academy. She completed her dental assistant training at Remington College in Nashville and received her RDA (Registered Dental Assistant Certificate) in 2010. She had continued her education and received Tennessee Board of Dentistry Certification in Radiology, Sealants, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring and Coronal Polishing.

Vanessa has 2 children who attend Montogomery County Schools. Her hobbies include competitive long distance running having recently completed the Music City Half Marathon. She stays busy with work and shuttling children to soccer practice and games.





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