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Meet Our Team

At Bloomingdale Dentistry, our entire staff is like a family. No matter their role, we love all of our staff members. We only hire individuals who are passionate about you and providing you with top-quality dental care services. Meet the team below!

Dr. John E. Tanner, DDS

Dr. John Tanner grew up in Maryville, TN and attended college in Knoxville, graduating with honors from the University of Tennessee. A week later, he got married and relocated with his wife to Memphis where he attended dental school at The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. Initially, Dr. Tanner worked as an associate for a year, then established an independent practice in Bloomingdale, Tennessee, where he enjoyed helping patients for the past 38 years. Since graduation, Dr. Tanner has continued to participate in on-going educational offerings to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality of care.


Dr. Tanner and his wife have 3 children and 5 grandchildren and love spending time with all of them. They are avid UT fans and enjoy attending as many sports events as possible. John is also a cyclist and tries to spend time on his bike in his spare time. Dr. Tanner is a member of the American Dental Association, Bloomingdale Ruritan and Colonial Heights Baptist Church.

Dr. Tanner

Dr. John E. Tanner

Cassie – Patient Coordinator


Practice Manager

Cassie - Practice Manager

Cassie has worked with Dr. Tanner since November 2018. Before she joined our Bloomingdale Dentistry family, Cassie was a Registered Dental Assistant at a local oral surgeon’s office. She loves interacting with patients and believes we have the best community around. Cassie works hard to make sure patients are taken care of and feel welcome when they come by the office. Cassie loves the team at Bloomingdale Dentistry!



Cassie and her husband have been married 15 years. They have three fur babies that are their world. When she is not providing excellent care for her patients, Cassie enjoys being with family and friends. She is active in church and loves to go hunting and fishing.

Tori – Patient Coordinator & Dental Assistant

Tori Fleming became a dental assistant in 2019 and has been in love with it ever since. She enjoys meeting and becoming friends with all the patients. Her community has some of the most amazing people in the world and that is what Tori loves most about Bloomingdale Dentistry. 


Tori has two beautiful daughters, Mercedes and Kataleya. They are her world! In their free time her family likes to have fun in the sun and enjoys family movie nights.

Tori – Dental Assistant


Patient Coordinator/ Dental Assistant
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Dental Hygienist

Samantha – Dental Hygienist

Samantha is the newest member of our Bloomingdale Dentistry family! She enjoys teaching her patients about improving their oral health and helping them establish healthy habits at home.


When she’s not working, Samantha loves spending time with her 4 nephews, her niece, and her dog named Kiwi. Samantha studied abroad in Italy for 3 weeks, and one day she would love to visit every country in Europe at least once!

Kristen – Dental Hygienist

We’re excited to welcome Kristen to our team! She graduated from ETSU in 2023 with her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Kristen’s favorite part of her job is the relationships she forms with her patients and the opportunity to help patients become more confident with their smiles.



Kristen has a calico cat named Callie and a grey tabby named Shadow. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending days by the pool, hiking, and taking road trips. One day, Kristen would love to spend a few weeks overseas in Italy.

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Dental Hygienist
Teresa – Dental assistant


Dental Assistant

Teresa – Dental Assistant

The best thing about being a Dental Assistant to Teresa is helping her patients experience a great visit. She has several years of experience in different areas of dentistry and is dedicated to answering questions, giving treatment options, and explaining procedures. Teresa wants anyone who comes to Bloomingdale Dentistry to be greeted warmly with a smile.

Theresa has been married 39 years and has two adult children. They rescue Scottish Terriers and cats in their spare time. Going to the beach is always on her mind but Teresa still loves our mountains. If you see Teresa out in Bloomingdale, be sure to say hello!


Our Satisfied Patients

I’ve been with DDS Tanner before I had my daughter, which is now 27. I just adore him and his staff they always treat you as if your family. I couldn’t imagine going anywhere else !!!!!
Angela G.
Your Appointment

Convenient Appointments Monday through Friday.

No matter what your schedule looks like, we want to provide you with the high-quality dentistry that you deserve. Call (423) 288-8566 to book your appointment today!

Bloomingdale dental team