(931) 645-8000 |

Jennifer J. Cornell | DDS, FAGD
Donald A. Jones | DDS, FAGD, MAGD, ABGD
Sruthi Rose Keeling | DMD, AEGD

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.


Leslie is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2007 with her Associates in Applied Science. She was awarded the Special Achievement in Community Dentistry and Public Health. Leslie is certified CPR/BLS, Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring. She has been with Back 2 Basics Dentistry since 2007. Leslie and her husband Scott enjoy traveling, going to the movies and spending time with their four children.


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.


Wendi is originally from the Nashville area and has been in the dental field since 2002. She attended Nashville State Technical College to become a Registered Dental Assistant. She has obtained certification in Nitrous Oxide Monitoring ,Coronal Polishing and Sealant placement certification. She is also certified in basic CPR. Wendi enjoys helping patients have the most enjoyable and comfortable visit possible. She enjoys helping people improve their smiles and feel better about themselves. Wendi loves spending time with her family and Turkey hunting in the Spring.


Administrative Assistant/RDA

Kayla 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 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.

 She also has a photography business; and loves capturing the most precious moments for others. God has blessed her with a wonderful husband, two sweet girls and a puppy named Lil bit. They enjoy being outside, playing babies and dress up and spending time with family.


Bridgette is originally from North Carolina and graduated from dental assisting school in 2012 from Sandhills dental career center in NC. She is certified in CPR, Radiology and Nitrous monitoring. Bridgette a proud military wife, and mom of 3 little boys! I love spending time with my family and being outdoors. She is an artist at heart and therefore loves working in the dental field!


Hello! I am Paige and I am enjoying my second of many years here at Back to the Basics! I have been in the Dental field for over 11 years and grew up helping my father who is a Dentist in Elizabethtown Kentucky. I guess you can say I am keeping the Dental field in the family! I am an Army brat, so we have been around the world finally settling here where I attended Clarksville High School. I really feel at home around our Army community. I received my undergraduate from APSU in Clarksville and my Resident Dental Hygienist degree from Remington College in Nashville. I am married to my super talented husband Joel and we have our hands full with three boys. I commute from the beautiful town of Dickson, TN where we spend most of our time outdoors in the country. I love my job and regardless of how small or extensive your procedures are, I want you to have a comfortable and enjoyable experience here with us.



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.


RDA/Front Office

Katie’s dental voyage began in 2016 in the frozen tundra of Alaska, while her husband was stationed at Fort Wainwright. A true passion blossomed for Katie, and she knew dental was her jam! After moving back stateside, Katie joined the B2B team in March 2019. Initially, she joined the crew as our sterilization tech, but has since become somewhat of a jack of all trades! Since joining the B2B family, Katie has obtained her R.D.A. certification, Radiology & Nitrous certificates, and is even qualified to save your life with her B.L.S./C.P.R. certification! She currently spends her (paid) time helping assist the doctors, keepin’ it clean in sterile, and even helps the front desk & the O.S.A. branch of the practice. You’re sure to see her running around here somewhere! In her free time, Katie enjoys obsessing over her daughter, Austyn, annoying her husband, Logan, and cooking for all her friends and family. In addition, you can find her on the golf course, or bowling on Thursday’s with her league! 


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!


Front office receptionist

Rachel recently relocated to Clarksville from the North Carolina area to be closer to my family.  She has a beautiful daughter Amaya, is an aunt to 9 nieces and nephews, and still in love with her childhood sweetheart. She loves spending time with family and spreading joy to others when her time is not occupied by being an ambassador to better smiles.  She is grateful for the opportunity to move into the dental field with B2B and pursue my dreams!   Rachel is currently our front office receptionist assisting in scheduling and assisting our patients with a seamless transition from check in to check out. 



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!)

Back 2 Basics Dental Center

1762 TN-48 # A, Clarksville, TN 37040

(931) 645-8000

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