Meet Our Team

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Dr. Leigh Kuyrkendall, DMD

Dr. Leigh Kuyrkendall DMD graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry in 2000. After practicing for thirteen years in Mississippi (with the exception of one year spent in Peru as a missionary dentist), she and her family moved to Chattanooga. She has practiced in Chattanooga since 2013, and has recently joined Lookout Mountain Dental. Dr. Kuyrkendall's husband is an engineer with the City of Chattanooga, and her three daughters attend Chattanooga Christian School. Dr. Kuyrkendall and Dr. Watlington are excited to be working together to expand hours and allow patients to be seen quickly and conveniently.

Dr. Kuyrkendall is a member of the American Dental Association and the Chattanooga Area Dental Society.

 
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Dr. Rob Watlington, DDS

Dr. Rob Watlington DDS grew up in Jackson, TN, and received degrees from Lambuth College and University of Tennessee School of Dentistry. He worked in public health for two years before coming to Lookout Mountain in 1979 to start Lookout Mountain Dental. Dr. Watlington and his late wife, Deb, have three grown children and four grandchildren. He enjoys traveling and playing golf in his leisure time.

Dr. Watlington is a member of the American Dental Association and the Chattanooga Area Dental Society.

 
 
 
  Karen, RDH | Dental Hygienist   Karen graduated in 2001 CSTCC as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Dr. Watlington was her first job right out of school. She worked part time and PRN with him and other dentists throughout the community until 2010 when she joined the team full time. She is a native of Chattanooga and is the proud mom of a beautiful daughter.

Karen, RDH | Dental Hygienist

Karen graduated in 2001 CSTCC as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Dr. Watlington was her first job right out of school. She worked part time and PRN with him and other dentists throughout the community until 2010 when she joined the team full time. She is a native of Chattanooga and is the proud mom of a beautiful daughter.

  Erika, RDA | Registered Dental Assistant    Erika and her husband are from the local Lookout Mountain area. Together they have a daughter and enjoy family time together and doing anything outside. She has been working in the dental field since 2007 and has enjoyed working in several different dental specialties. Her number one goal is to make patients feel as comfortable as possible and ease any fears of being at the dentist office. Erika enjoys being a part of a thriving dental practice.

Erika, RDA | Registered Dental Assistant

Erika and her husband are from the local Lookout Mountain area. Together they have a daughter and enjoy family time together and doing anything outside. She has been working in the dental field since 2007 and has enjoyed working in several different dental specialties. Her number one goal is to make patients feel as comfortable as possible and ease any fears of being at the dentist office. Erika enjoys being a part of a thriving dental practice.

  Courtenay, RDA | Registered Dental Assistant   Courtenay moved from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga in 2015. She attended Chattanooga State where she completed an Associate of Applied Science. She is a registered dental assistant where she enjoys helping patients and growing in her field along the way.

Courtenay, RDA | Registered Dental Assistant

Courtenay moved from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga in 2015. She attended Chattanooga State where she completed an Associate of Applied Science. She is a registered dental assistant where she enjoys helping patients and growing in her field along the way.

  Jocelyn | Bookkeeper   Jocelyn is a Chattanooga native. She is a graduate from Chattanooga Christian School and Covenant College, and has been a patient at Lookout Mountain Dental for over thirty years. She and her husband, Matthew, live in Lookout Mountain, GA with their four children.

Jocelyn | Bookkeeper

Jocelyn is a Chattanooga native. She is a graduate from Chattanooga Christian School and Covenant College, and has been a patient at Lookout Mountain Dental for over thirty years. She and her husband, Matthew, live in Lookout Mountain, GA with their four children.