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Dr. Heather Ridgway, DDS is a dentist who practices in Brentwood, TN. She is 44 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Read her story
This content was provided by Dr. Ridgway "Dr. Ridgway is not originally from Middle Tennessee, but is happy to call Franklin home & care for her patients in this area. Dr. Ridgway grew up in the Denver, Colorado area; and then attended & graduated from high school overseas. Dr. Ridgway is a Board Certified Periodontist. She completed her undergraduate training in Biochemistry at The University of Texas at Austin. She then moved to San Antonio for her dental education. Dr. Ridgway received her dental degree (Summa Cum Laude); and graduate training in Periodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. While in San Antonio, Dr. Ridgway also completed a one year AEGD (advanced education in general dentistry) program at the VA Hospital. Dr. Ridgway left Texas with her family to come to the Middle Tennessee area shortly after finishing her residency. She set up her own practice in the Cool Springs area in 2008. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, exercising, cooking and spending time with her husband and their three children. Education 2005 Certificate in Periodontics & Masters of Science in Periodontology Degree The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School 2002 Advanced Education in General Dentistry Certificate Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, San Antonio, Texas 2001 Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree Summa Cum Laude The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School (UTHSCSA) 1996 Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry Degree The University of Texas at Austin Honors & Awards 2005 Gerald M. Kramer Scholar Award for Excellence American Academy of Periodontology Foundation 2005 Baliant Orban Memorial Competition Finalist American Academy of Periodontology Meeting Denver, Colorado 2001 American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology Award for Greatest Interest and Accomplishment in Radiology Award for Excellence in Clinical Dentistry UTHSCSA Award for Exemplary Achievement National Dental Boards part 2 Award for Scholarship in Basic Sciences UTHSCSA Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society – Mu Nu Chapter Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Periodontics Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry Senior Restorative Dentistry Award Southwest Prosthodontic Society Award for Outstanding Senior Dental Student Summa Cum Laude Graduate from UTHSCSA Dental School Texas Dental Association Award for Outstanding Senior Dental Student 2000-2001 Senior Honors Program- UTHSCSA Dental School 1999 Award for Exemplary Achievement National Dental Boards part 1 1997-2001 Dean’s list at UTHSCSA Dental School Professional Organizations American Academy of Periodontology Southern Academy of Periodontology Tennessee Society of Periodontists American Dental Association Tennessee Dental Association Nashville Dental Society "
This content was provided by Dr. Ridgway "Cool Springs Periodontics & Dental Implants is a practice committed to helping patients achieve oral health by providing quality patient care in a comfortable, caring, clean & professional environment. Treatment is individualized to meet the needs of each patient. Once we diagnose your periodontal needs during the initial examination appointment, we will formulate a treatment plan together with you to meet your specific needs."
Grinding of Teeth
Amalgam Dental Fillings
Pediatric Dental Exam
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University of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
University of Texas Health Science Center / Dental School
Medical School | Graduated 2001
Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio