About Us

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Jack D. Mallette, D.D.S.

American Board Ceritified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Jack Mallette, a native of Murfreesboro, is dedicated to serving the children of middle Tennessee. The priceless rewards of working with children led him to open Children’s Dentistry of Murfreesboro in 2008. Dr. Jack graduated cum laude with a degree in Chemistry from Middle Tennessee State University. He then attended dental school at The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis, TN. While in dental school, Dr. Jack received the Cecily W. Tipton Scholarship and the Pediatric Dentistry Alumni Association Award for Excellence. He was also inducted into the Richard Doggett Dean and Marguerite Taylor Dean Honorary Odontological Society, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Scholastic Honor Society, awarded to students with high moral character and in the top of their class academically.

After dental school, Dr. Jack completed an additional two-year residency program to specialize in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Tennessee, which is considered to be one of the best programs in the country. During his pediatric dental residency, he received extensive clinical, emergency, and hospital training. He performed pediatric dental surgery at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center and Crittendon Memorial Hospital. Dr. Jack also had the privilege of treating children from all over the world at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Dr. Jack is passionate about dentistry and is very active in the dental profession. He holds a specialty license which allows him to practice Pediatric Dentistry in Tennessee. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry (SSPD), the Tennessee Dental Association (TDA), and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and is a board certified by this organization. Dr. Jack is happily married to his wife, Melinda Beckman Mallette, who is a Pediatrician in Murfreesboro. Together they have two children and value their family life. When they are away from the practice they are active in their church, enjoy traveling, relaxing at the lake, and spending time with family and friends.

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Joseph A. Faiz, D.D.S.

American Board Ceritified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Joe is originally from Kingsport, TN and graduated with a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Joe attended dental school at The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis, TN. While in dental school, Dr. Joe received the Dr.Dubb and Dr. Petrovsky Scholarship Awards, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Award, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Certificate of Merit. He was also inducted into the Richard Doggett Dean and Marguerite Taylor Dean Honorary Odontological Society, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Scholastic Honor Society, awarded to students with high moral character and in the top of their class academically.

Dr. Joe also received the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award for his dedication to the leadership and advancement of dentistry through service. After dental school, Dr. Joe completed an additional two-year residency program to specialize in pediatric dentistry at UT Memphis. During his residency program, Dr. Joe was honored to serve as Chief Resident. Throughout his pediatric dental residency, he received extensive clinical, emergency, and surgical training at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and Crittendon Regional Hospital. Dr. Joe’s favorite part of his residency was treating children from all over the world at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dr. Joe is currently the President- Elect for the Tennessee Society of Pediatric Dentistry and is the Tennessee State representative to the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Joe is passionate about dentistry and is very active in the dental profession. Dr. Joe is board certified and is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He has a specialty license to practice pediatric dentistry in Tennessee and he is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry (SSPD), and the Tennessee Dental Association (TDA). Dr. Joe has a remarkable dedication to children that shaped his decision to become a pediatric dentist. He passionately believes in helping those less fortunate; he has traveled to Guatemala, Macedonia, Greece, Honduras, Mexico, and Kenya to bring much-needed dental care to underprivileged children. Dr. Joe enjoys spending time with his wife, Sophia and their two children, Mahan and Melody. He also enjoys traveling, working out, and being involved in his church.

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Tiffany McClaran, D.D.S., M.D.S.

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

Dr. Tiffany R. McClaran, a native Tennessean, grew up in a small town north of Chattanooga. It was here that she cultivated her love of dentistry while working in her father’s office. From the front desk to a now third generation dentist, she has experience in every position of the dental office. This background and the patient relationships she developed over the years solidified her desire to pursue a career in the dental field.

Dr. McClaran graduated from The Baylor School in Chattanooga and obtained her B.S. degree in Biology from Middle Tennessee State University. She then followed in her father and grandfather’s footsteps receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN along with many awards during her time there. She remained at UTHSC, the oldest orthodontic program in the south, and received a Masters of Dental Science and a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

While in college Tiffany met her husband, Matt, a native of Nashville. Their love for Middle Tennessee has led them back after completing their degrees. They now have two young children, Sophia and Myles, and they are very excited to raise them in such a wonderful community.

Dr. McClaran is a member of many organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association, the Nashville Dental Society and numerous study clubs.

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Our Team

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.