Dr. Barden Greenfield is a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College™ practicing dentistry and oral surgery for small animals in Nashville and the surrounding Mid-State area. He previously practiced in Memphis at Memphis Veterinary Specialist from 2009-2021.
“While in private practice, I learned that 8 of 10 dogs and cats over the age of three have some form of periodontal disease. I realized then that pets need dentists, too.” In 2005, he started a non-conforming residency in dentistry and oral surgery, which he completed in 2009. During that time, he studied under some of the brightest veterinary dentists in the country and travelled extensively for advanced dental training.
Dr. Angela Briggs has been in veterinary medicine since she was 16 years old. Originally working as a veterinary assistant, this fueled her love for both animals and the healthcare field. Born and raised just outside of Washington, DC, she obtained her undergraduate degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Maryland.
After graduation, she moved to Charleston, SC and worked for a group of veterinary surgeons prior to the start of veterinary school. She obtained her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Mississippi State University in 2011. After veterinary school, Dr. Briggs worked in general practice for 8 years in Memphis, TN. There her love for dentistry and oral surgery began and she pursued advanced training in this field.
While in Memphis, she completed a 3-year residency in dentistry and oral surgery and is thrilled to be joining the staff at Your Pet Dentist of Nashville.
When she is not at work, Dr. Briggs enjoys all outdoor activities including training for various races, kayaking/paddleboarding, and hiking. At home, she shares her time with her husband, a board-certified veterinary surgeon, their two daughters and four fur-babies.
Dr. Martin Kennedy is a Board-Certified Veterinary Anesthesiologist™ that recently joined the team at Your Pet Dentist. Dr. Kennedy attended Cornell University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, and the University of Wisconsin where he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Following his graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Kennedy completed a rotating internship at the University of Minnesota, and a residency in Anesthesia & Pain Management at the University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Kennedy then joined a busy multi-specialty referral practice in Cincinnati, heading the anesthesia service until December 2019. He then worked at the University of Minnesota as an associate professor of anesthesia & pain medicine prior to joining Ypur Pet Dentist. He has particular interests in total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA), the management of high risk patients, multimodal pain control, and teaching all things anesthesia.