Dental Staff

Here at Dental Center of Nashville, we believe that a smile tells a thousand words, and we are dedicated to giving our patients high-quality dental care. We offer a full range of dental services, so all of your family's needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your smile, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (618) 327-4422!


Doctors

  • Jason Gladson

    Dr Gladson started as an associate at the Dental Center of Nashville in 2005.  Jason went to undergraduate at SLU and then got his DMD at SIU.   In 2014 he purchased the practice and built the building you currently see.  Jason is from Belleville, IL.  He is married to his wife, Courtney, and together they have 5 children, Connor, Grady, Mabry, Eliot and Radley.  Jason's favorite food is Pizza and his favorite movie is Avengers End Game.  He loves his job because he enjoys talking to all of the patients.  He also loves Dental Center of Nashville because it just feels like home!

  • Shawn Rennegarbe

    Dr. Rennegarbe started at the Dental Center in 2023.  She grew up in Addieville and went to Nashville High School.  Shawn graduated from the University of Iowa with a BS in Biomedical Engineering, where she played on their golf team.  She then went on to SIU SDM where she graduated with her DMD.  Dr. Rennegarbe is engaged and currently planning her wedding.  Her favorite food is veggies, and her favorite movie is The Parent Trap.   Her favorite part of her job is improving the everyday function, health and longevity of people who have had trouble with their oral health previously and seeing patients have dramatic boosts in their self-confidence through esthetic dentistry options.  Dr. Rennegarbe’s favorite part about working at the Dental Center is all the friendly faces and positive energy the staff brings each day to welcome patients into the office.  


Hygienist

  • Kortney Heisner

    Kortney has been a hygienist at the Dental Center since 2023.  She is originally from Tamaroa but currently lives in Nashville with her husband, Erhardt.  Her favorite food is pizza, and her favorite movie is Hunger Games.  Kortney's favorite thing about being a dental hygienist is getting to know all of her new patients.  She enjoys working at the Dental Center because it feels like one big family!

  • Bailey Bathon

    Bailey has worked at Dental Center since 2023.  She is originally from Tamaroa.  She and her husband Jake live in Pinckneyville with their 3 kids, Drew, Dax and Drake.  Her favorite food is pizza and donuts.  Sweet Home Alabama is her favorite movie.  Bailey's favorite thing about being a hygienist is educating patients about oral health and helping them have a healthier smile.  She said Dental Center of Nashville already feels like family.  She loves how welcoming everyone is towards her.


Assistants

  • Diane Gray

    Diane has been a Dental Assistant at the Dental Center since 2009.  Diane and her husband Frank live in Okawville with their 3 kids Trevor, Emma and Asher.  Her favorite food is Spanish paella, and her favorite movie is anything by Quentin Tarantino.  Her favorite thing about her job is being able to give patients their smile back or developing relationships with patients.  Her favorite thing about the Dental Center is everyone here is so kind and I love that we all work together so well.  She says she also loves being able to offer so many different dental services.  “I like that there is never an end to new knowledge, technologies, and techniques in the dental field”.  

  • Katie Wolters

    Katie has been a Dental Assistant at the Dental Center since 2018.  Katie and her husband Joe live in Nashville and have 2 adult children Conner and Colten.  Her favorite food is steak, and her favorite movie is Bridesmaids.  Interacting with the patients and having the ability to help patients love their smile is her favorite part of her job.  She loves the Dental Center of Nashville because of the staff, they are all like family.  

  • Amber Bathon

    Amber has been a dental assistant at the Dental Center since 2019.  Amber and her husband Kevin live in Pinckneyville.  They have 2 adult children Dalton and Payton.  Her favorite food is cheeseburgers and fries, and her favorite movie is Roadhouse.  Amber’s favorite thing about her job is making people want to smile again!  Her favorite thing about the Dental Center of Nashville is her co-workers. 


Sterilization Tech

  • Tori Joest

    Tori has been a sterilization tech at the Dental Center since 2023.  She is from Albers and lives there with her family.  Tori is currently in school and has plans to continue her education to become a dental hygienist.  Her favorite food is pickles, and her favorite movie is The Blind Side.  Tori's favorite part about her job is learning about dentistry since that is what she wants to pursue in the future.  She loves the Dental Center because of how much everyone truly cares about the patients.


Front Desk

  • Courtney Gladson

    Courtney has been employed at the Dental Center since 2014 in many roles, she is currently serving as support staff for the office side.  Courtney is from a small town of St Peter, IL.  She is married to Jason, and they have 5 kids, Connor, Grady, Mabry, Eliot and Radley.  Her favorite food is Mexican, and her favorite movie is Sweet Home Alabama.  Courtney’s favorite thing about her job is the people she works with and her favorite thing about the Dental Center is “I love the family feel with the staff and patients”.  

  • Kimberly Gibson

    Kim has been a front desk worker and insurance specialist since 2018.  Kim and her husband Adam raise their twin girls Amelia and Audrey in her hometown of Okawville.  Her favorite food is pork steak and her favorite movies are Top Gun (the original) and Grease (the original).  Kim’s favorite thing about doing her job is doing insurance and her favorite part of the Dental Center of Nashville is everyone she works with and the patients.  

  • Kerry Toensing

    Kerry has been working at the front desk since 2020.  Her hometown is Okawville.  Kerry lives her life loved by all her nieces and nephews Payten, CeCe, Jonah, Elliott, Carson, Easton and Lucy.  She is also very close with her entire family.  Her favorite food is pizza and biscuits and gravy, and her favorite movies are Paper Moon and Speed.  Her favorite thing about her job is getting to talk with so many different people and her favorite thing about the Dental Center is working for and with some great people. 

Call Us: (618) 327-4422 | Text Us: (618) 327-4422

Our Location

Hours of Operation

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed