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 also earned his postdoctoral Master of Science degree in Orthodontics from the University of Tennessee at Memphis.
Dr. Kemp continues to further his education by participating in and lecturing to various dental study clubs, both locally and internationally. He is a member of the acclaimed philanthropic Pinnacle Study Group. Dr. Kemp serves on the National Orthodontic Advisory Council of 3M Company’s orthodontic division, where he most recently helped conceive, design, and bring to development a new generation of orthodontic bracket. Dr. Kemp also serves on the advisory board of an orthodontic software company where he helps to push the application of cutting-edge technology in the orthodontic field. Dr. Kemp has been practicing orthodontics in Franklin and Brentwood since 1986.
Dr. Kemp is married to Rhonda McMillen Kemp. Rhonda holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree. Rhonda owns a creative management firm. In her spare time, she is a freelance writer whose specialty is family history research.
Dr. and Mrs. Kemp have one son, Christopher, who lives in Nashville. The Kemps are avid fans of the Nashville Predators and the Tennessee Titans. In his spare time, Dr. Kemp loves to play golf and tries to squeeze in a round with his buddies when the opportunity arises.
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 lead 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 wife Brielle and their new English Cream Golden Retriever puppy, Aspen. Dr. Rice loves sports and the outdoors! You can see him at most Tennessee Titans home games or Nashville Predator Hockey games. Dr. Rice joined the Kemp & Rice orthodontic 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!