Franklin (615) 790-7027 | Brentwood (615) 373-3831 | Spring Hill (615) 614-1004
Dr. David Kemp earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Dr. Kemp earned his Doctor of Dental Science degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis. He completed his Orthodontic Residency and earned his postdoctoral Master of Science degree in Orthodontics from the University of Tennessee at Memphis. He opened the doors of Kemp Orthodontics in July of 1986 and has over 34 years of creating beautiful smiles and happy patients.
Dr. Kemp continues to further his education by participating in and lecturing to various dental study clubs, both locally and internationally. Dr. Kemp continues to serve on several advisory boards of companies where he helps to push the application of cutting-edge technology in the orthodontic field. Like Dr. Rice, Dr. Kemp sees patients in all three of their office locations: Franklin, Brentwood, and Spring Hill each week. He enjoys helping people achieve their most beautiful smiles.
Dr. Kemp is married to Rhonda McMillen Kemp, who owns a creative management firm. In her spare time, she is a freelance writer whose specialty is family history research. The Kemps are active in many local philanthropies, including Feed America First and the Franklin Homeless Initiative. They love ballroom dancing, and Dr. Kemp holds several trophies for his ballroom dancing competitions. He is the current Mirror Ball Trophy winner for his tango at the Dancing with the Nashville Stars competition. The Kemp family recently welcomed their first grandchild and look forward to sharing all things Tennessee Titans football and Nashville Predators hockey with Baby Kemp in the future.
Dr. Rice is a native of Carmi, Illinois, a rural agricultural community in southeast Illinois. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earning the highest academic honor of Bronze Tablet. Dr. Rice attended dental school at Southern Illinois University located near the St. Louis metroplex where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree. He graduated at the top of his dental class earning the prestigious Alpha Omega award and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. Following dental school, Dr. Rice completed a three-year orthodontic residency at one of the top orthodontic programs in the country at Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry located in Dallas, Texas.
He earned his Master of Science degree in Oral Biology and Orthodontics. While in residency, Dr. Rice had the opportunity to train with the renowned craniofacial team at Dallas Children’s Hospital, with emphasis on orthodontic cleft lip and palate treatment. This training has led both Dr. Kemp and Dr. Rice to join the cleft and craniofacial team at the Monroe Carrell Jr. Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Drs. Kemp and Rice are honored to be the only orthodontists on this amazing team of medical providers.
Outside of the office, Dr. Rice enjoys spending time with his beautiful fiancé Brielle, as well as participating in anything athletic or outdoors. You can see him at most Tennessee Titans home games or Nashville Predator Hockey games.
Dr. Rice joined the Kemp & Rice Orthodontics team in 2016 and really enjoys providing patients with smiles that last a lifetime!
Kemp & Rice Orthodontics specializes in Braces, Invisalign, and other Orthodontic procedures for both adults and children. Our award-winning team offers the best orthodontic care in TN!