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Meet Dr. Ruth Edmonds

Dr. Ruth Edmonds is renowned for her ability to transform patients' smiles and confidence. At Braces by Dr. Ruth, the collaboration between Dr. Ruth and her patients plays a pivotal role in achieving remarkable outcomes. Raised in Nashville, Dr. Ruth was inspired by her own orthodontic treatment to pursue a career in the field.

Education & Experience

  • Vanderbilt University – Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Pre-Dental Minor
  • Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry – Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) with Top Honors
  • University of Tennessee, Memphis – Masters in Dental Science (MDS) & an Orthodontic Specialty Certificate

Following her advanced training, Dr. Edmonds established her practice close to downtown Nashville, dedicating herself to offering compassionate and personalized orthodontic care.

Her role as an assistant professor and course coordinator at Meharry Medical College's Department of Orthodontics further underscores her commitment to the advancement of orthodontic education and practice.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Capital City Dental Society
  • Music City, (TN) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated
  • National Dental Association
  • Nashville Dental Society
  • Pan-Tennessee Dental Society
  • Southern Association of Orthodontic
  • Tennessee Dental Association

Dr. Edmonds's active involvement in various dental and orthodontic associations demonstrates her dedication to continuous professional development and her commitment to the latest advancements in dental care.

Outside of the Office

Outside the office, Dr. Edmonds enjoys a rich personal life with her family. She is married to Kevon Edmonds, the lead singer of the R&B group After 7, and together they have a daughter, Karmella Rose Edmonds.

A passionate advocate for fitness, travel, and the arts, Dr. Ruth’s artistic talent in stained and fused glass has been recognized within the Nashville community.

This blend of personal interests and community involvement mirrors the comprehensive care and dedication she brings to her orthodontic practice, enhancing both her patients' smiles and their overall experience.