James A. Reed, DDS, MSD

Meet Dr. Andy

Gallatin pediatric dentsit Dr. Reed
Dr. Andy Reed is our board-certified pediatric dental specialist.

Call today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Andy at Children's Dentistry of Gallatin Phone Number 615-461-7491.

Background and Education

Dr. Andy is a native of Middle Tennessee. He was born and raised in Old Hickory, TN and is a graduate of Martin Luther King Magnet High School in Nashville where he had a passion for math and science which led him to pursue a career in healthcare. Dr. Reed continued his education at the Methodist-affiliated Lambuth University in Jackson, TN. He majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry, Environmental Science, and General Business. He was a University Honors graduate and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity where he served in several leadership roles. Dr. Reed earned his dental degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis in 2008 and graduated with an Award for Excellence from the University of Tennessee Pediatric Dental Alumni Association.

pediatric dentsit Dr. Reed performing a dental exam

After completing dental school, Dr. Reed completed a General Practice Residency in Oklahoma City, OK at Children’s Physicians Hospital where he received training in sedation, hospital dentistry, and caring for medically compromised and special needs children. Dr. Reed then pursued  his certification as a pediatric specialist by completing his residency at Virginia Commonwealth University at the Medical College on the university’s campus. Dr. Reed was selected by the program’s director to be the Chief Resident in his final year of training.

Civic Affiliations

Dr. Reed elected to return home to Middle Tennessee and open his own private practice in September of 2011. Dr. Reed is actively involved in numerous professional and civic organizations in the Gallatin and Sumner County communities. He is a graduate of the Leadership Sumner Program, the Sherrif’s Citizens Academy and is involved in many Chamber activities. Dr. Reed currently serves on both the Board of Directors and the Executive Board for the Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Reed is a member of the Gallatin Noon Rotary Club, the Young Professionals Group in Gallatin, and also serves on the board of the Leadership Sumner Alumni Association.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Reed is a member of the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association, the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the Tennessee Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Reed with his wife and son

Dr. Andy is married to his college sweetheart, Rachel. They have two children, James Thomas and Jacob Greyson. The Reed family resides in Gallatin and enjoys spending time with their friends and extended family.

They can often be found following numerous sports teams including the Tennessee Vols, the Boston Red Sox, the Tennessee Titans, and the Nashville Predators.