Dr. Rose Keeling is proud to call Tennessee her home. Having grown up in Nashville, she attended Christ the King Grade School and Father Ryan High School. After her childhood and adolescent years in Nashville, Dr. Keeling attended Butler University to earn her double Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and French with honors. After her time in Indianapolis, Indiana, Dr. Keeling enrolled in dental school at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Keeling has always seen herself as a dentist ever since she was in grammar school. She picked the career of dentistry as early as the 4th grade! During her time in Boston, Dr. Keeling earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree and graduated with cum laude honors. Dr. Keeling pursued her post-doctoral residency training in Advanced Education of General Dentistry at the Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
During her time in the Northeast, Dr. Keeling developed the skills and comprehensive knowledge to treat patients with all types of dental needs. Prevention and patient education are of utmost importance to Dr. Keeling. Dr. Keeling’s goal is to create a comfortable and trusting environment for all her patients.
Dr. Keeling has professional affiliations with the Eighth District Dental Society, Tennessee Dental Association, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Boston University Alumni Association. To be the best dentist for her patients, Dr. Keeling believes that being a lifelong student is important. She is often taking continuing education courses to learn the latest and greatest techniques in dentistry. She also tries to volunteer once a month at the Interfaith Dental Clinic in Nashville on her Fridays off.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Keeling spends most of her free time with her lovely family and husband, Tom Keeling, who is a pediatric dentist. They have two sons named Thomas and Liam. Dr. Keeling enjoys traveling, gardening, baking, reading novels and practicing yoga. She also loves college basketball and is often cheering on the Butler University Mens’ Basketball Team! Go dawgs! She is happy and excited to be back in the Volunteer State.