Meet Our Team

We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it.  We we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! As a team, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs as a patient.



Elaine Nawiesniak, RN

Office Manager – Marketing Director

Elaine has been a RN for over 30 years with a background in Emergency Room and critical care. She knows the boss better than anyone!  She and Dr. Paul have been married for26 years and, yes, they actually enjoy working together! A graduate of Northeast Louisiana University, her claim to fame is that she’s been adopted twice!  She and Dr. Paul  have three grown children, their oldest lives in Texas and the other two live here in middle TN.  Elaine is active with the Lebanon Wilson Chamber of Commerce, a proud member of the Noon Lebanon Rotary Club where she serves as Sergeant at Arms and she is the Treasurer of Wilson One.

Hometown: Home was where the Air Force sent her! She proudly calls Wilson County home!

 

Beth W.

Front Desk Manager

Beth has over 20 years of dental office experience and is our insurance and scheduling guru.  She is always happy and smiling and we love her infectious laugh! Her positive attitude and loyalty make her an exceptional member of our team. If you have any questions about insurance benefits give her a call. If she doesn’t know the answer, she will find it. Do you love chocolate?  So does Beth! This chocolate addict lives for Milk Shake Thursdays at the office and Kit Kat Bars.  Beth is Dance Mom Extraordinaire and active with Rock Star Dance Academy and is the proud mother of three girls.

Hometown: Lebanon TN born and raised!

 

Jaci, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jaci is our Hygenius!  Yes, we said Hygenius!  She really knows her stuff!  Her attention to detail and her genuine caring personality makes her a huge asset to our practice.  Our patients love her and so do we!  Jaci received her training at Tennessee State University and has over 20 years of experience.  She has a grown son, Zach, and her fur baby, a little silky terrier named Daisy. Jaci enjoys running and is currently a big fan of Orange Theory Fitness.

Hometown: Jaci is from Minot, ND which is ironic because it is one of the places where Dr. N was stationed during his military career. We hit it off the first time we talked to her!

 

Debbie, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Debbie and her husband, Mark, are semi retired and enjoy golf and their yearly trips to Hawaii.  She is a graduate of Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio.  They have a son and a daughter who both recently got married.  If she’s not at our office and the weather is decent she is on the golf course at Five Oaks Golf and Country Club.  Her twenty four years of experience are incredibly valuable and we are happy to have her!

Hometown: Happily its now right here in Lebanon!

 

Andrea, RDA

Expanded Functions Registered Dental Assistant

Andrea has over 20 years of chair side experience and truly enjoys patient care.  She is our lead assistant which means she spends her days trying to keep Dr. N in line and on time!  This is not an easy task!  She enjoys fishing and being outdoors. Andrea is married to her husband Mark and she has two children Hayden and Belle.  Hayden just graduated and will be using his TN Promise to attend Motlow.  Belle is a junior in high school and has an interest in art.  Andrea’s favorite expression is “Awesome Sauce” which is just perfect because we think she’s pretty awesome herself.

 

 

Miranda, RDA

Registered Dental Assistant

Miranda is the newest addition to our dental family. While going to school at Volunteer State Community College she worked at our very own Cracker Barrel here in Lebanon so you know that she is customer service oriented! We call her the “Swiss Army Knife” of our office.  She splits her time between the front office and chairside and has to wear many hats around here. Miranda is a newlywed and is helping keep us all young at heart here at the office.  She also has a new bluetick coonhound puppy named Boone. Ask her to sing for you sometime. She has the voice of an angel!

Hometown: Lebanon, TN