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Jennifer J. Cornell | DDS, FAGD
Donald A. Jones | Emeritus DDS, FAGD, MAGD, ABGD
Veran Fairrow | DDS, MPH

Meet Our Team


Practice Administrator
Kristina has been with the practice since the doors opened in 1998. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Austin Peay State University in Health Care Management in 1999. Kristina takes great pride in overseeing all of the business aspects of the practice. She is certified in basic CPR. She is married to her high school sweetheart and they have three children. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with family and her two dogs, baking, reading, traveling and walking.


Cindy has been with our Back 2 Basics family since 1998. During this time she has achieved her Registered Dental Assistant certification, Coronal Polishing, Sealant Placement, and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring certifications. She is also certified in basic CPR. She has also completed her Expanded Function certification which allows her to restore teeth. Cindy enjoys getting to know each patient. She likes to help patients relax and enjoy their experience while in our office. Cindy is originally from Canada and was brought to Tennessee through her military husband where they settled and raised their two girls. She and her husband, who is now retired military, enjoy spending family time together, shopping and traveling.


Administrative Assistant/RDA

ayla has been in the dental field with B2B since 2010. She started working in the front office, then decided to pursue the clinical side as well. During this time, she has achieved her Registered Dental Assistant Certification, along with basic CRP, Coronal Polishing, Sealant Placement, and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring. Kayla has taken over management of the dental sleep medicine arm of the practice where she continues to learn all she can about sleep apnea and TMJ. How treatment with Oral appliances can help patients have a better quality of sleep and life. Kayla enjoys that she can see the difference it can make in people’s lives.

In addition to working at B2B she also mows grass. God has blessed her with a wonderful husband Dalton, two sweet girls Harley and Addie. She has 2 Aussiedoodle puppies Jax and Ruby, a terrier named Lil Bit and a donkey named Willie. They enjoy being outside, boating in the summertime and spending time with family.



Shannon is a Registered Dental Hygienist and Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She graduated from TN state University in 2019 with associate’s in applied science. Shannon started her dental path with B2B in 2003 working in the front office, while being cross trained as a dental assistant. As her career progressed, she decided to go to hygiene school to further her education. Shannon is certified in CPR/BLS, Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Administration & Monitoring. She is married with two children a boy and a girl. Being a wife of a coach, they enjoy spending most of their time at the ball field. In addition, they like to go camping with family or anything outdoors. She and her family currently attend lone Oak Baptist Church and love their church family.


Administrative Assistant
Beverly has worked in the dental field since 1995 as an administrative assistant/insurance coordinator. She joined Back 2 Basics Dentistry in May 2019 as a part time insurance coordinator. During her dental career she has had the opportunity to work with some wonderful dentists and remarkable people and gained a wealth of knowledge from all of her experiences. She loves spending time with her husband, family, friends and most of all her four precious grandchildren!



Paige Croley graduated top in her class from Remington College of Nashville in Dental Hygiene. She is certified in CPR/BLS, Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Administration & Monitoring, and Diode Laser Therapy. She is married to a master barber with one fur kid. Her simple pleasures are gardening and bird watching. Her favorite quote is “The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s about what you’re made of,  not the circumstances.” She can’t wait to clean your teeth! 


Front Office

Alyssa is originally from Mississippi. She and her husband have been married for over 20 years and they have three children. Alyssa has over 10 years medical office experience. In her free time she enjoys running, shopping, and spending time with her family.



Asyia is originally from Mobile Alabama and a graduate of Dental Staff School of Tennessee. She is a certified CPR, radiology and nitrous monitoring. Asyia is a very proud dog mom. She loves spending time with family and shopping. She loves working in the dental field because she does something different every day!


Front Office
Danyiel is originally from the Murfreesboro area and has been working in the dental field for the past five years. She moved to Cadiz in 2021 and is now part of our administrative team. She married her childhood friend in 2021 and enjoys spending her time with her husband and her two girls Grayson and Lily and her dog Annie. She enjoys making people smile and is excited to be a part of our practice!



Jesse has been in the Dental field since 2010 where she received her RDA and graduated with honors at TN Tech. She is certified in Coronal Polishing, Sealant, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring , Radiology and C.P.R .She is married to her amazing husband and have 5 children together. Her family attends church at Compassion in Dickson TN. Jesse and her husband love riding motorcycles when they have free time.             


Sterilization tech

Jezzi is new to the dentistry field, but plans to further her education to become a dental assistant. She was born on the beautiful island of Guam, but grew up here in Clarksville. She is married to her high school sweetheart and together they have two little boys, Niko and Rai. During her spare time, she likes to go on adventures with her boys and being around her family.  


Emotional Support Dog (Therapy Dog in Training)

Marley is our emotional support Labradoodle. He completed his therapy dog training through Off the Leash here in Clarksville. Thanks to the current Pandemic, Marley was not able to take his final exam and receive his certificate. His owner, Dr. Cornell, is hoping with a little more socialization and more empathy shown to our nervous patients Marley will soon be able to take his test and become an official Therapy Dog.  Marley enjoys playing an active roll in the office, assisting those who may need a little emotional support during their visit.  He can often be found roaming the office or taking a nap.  In his spare time he loves chasing a ball, chewing on bones, and taking long walks at home.  (Truth be told, he is more therapy for our employees than our patients….but we will keep that a secret!)


Nicole is the newest team member in the dental sleep and TMJ department. While new to the administration, she is eager to learn all she can about sleep apnea, Tempromandibular joint issues and the different treatment options available to patients so we can provide them with a better quality of life.

She has recently relocated to Tennessee with her husband and young son. They love traveling, going on hikes with their 2 dogs, and spending time as a family. They love being outdoors and welcome any recommendations on great fishing locations…she would love to hear them