Meet  Our Staff

Bluegrass Endodontics, PLLC – Hendersonville & Mt. Juliet TN


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Hendersonville Office Phone Number 615-824-7546
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Mt. Juliet
Mt. Juliet Office Phone Number 615-553-4319
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Our office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM for both locations.


Carolee Sandlin


Carolee is the Payroll and Financial Administrator who also assists with scheduling and insurance. Carolee obtained her undergrad degree at MTSU and attended grad school at the University of Tennessee, earning her MSW. Her 6 years of experience as a social worker has included being a home health coordinator in Virginia Beach, VA, and a program manager and therapist in Memphis, TN. When Carolee is not working, she and Dr. Sandlin enjoy their four children and each of their busy schedules. 

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Shelly Racioppa

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Shelly Racioppa makes our patients feel at ease from the moment they are greeted. As our Patient Coordinator she provides our patients with detailed treatment plans and insurance estimates. She promptly transfers up to date treatment completions to our referring offices to ensure great communication.  

“I have been involved with Patient Care for almost 10 yrs now and enjoy the personal interaction I am able to give AND receive from each patient. I am blessed to be married for 22 yrs to my husband, John, and feel my greatest achievement is being “Mom” to my 3 beautiful children Emilee 18, Mollie 16 and JohnLuke 13.”  

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 Rita Jones, RDA

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Rita assists Dr. Sandlin with endodontic procedures and patient care. With 18 years of experience as a Registered Dental Assistant in the areas of General Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Rita delivers exceptional patient care and will help you have a comfortable visit. When not helping patients, Rita likes to cook and sew, and  enjoys spending time with her husband and their two young grandsons.

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Jennifer Grefe, RDA

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Jennifer also assists Dr. Sandlin with endodontic procedures and patient care. Jennifer  is excited to be working in the dental field as a registered dental assistant. Jennifer is passionate about making patients feel welcome and comfortable during their visit. In her spare time she enjoys  boating, reading, riding motorcycles and spending time with her family.

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Valerie Rearden

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Valerie also our assistant, has 16 years of experience in general dentistry. She has recently moved from Naples, Florida. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband, six grandbabies and the beauty of the Tennessee mountains. 


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Kady Waller

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Kady who is orginally from Lafayette, TN recently graduated from Volunteer State Community College with an Associate Degree in dental assisting as well as her RDA. She resides in Lebanon and enjoys reading, the outdoors and spending time with her Fiance and her family. Kady assists out of our Mt. Juliet location and provides ease and comfort to our patients with normal dental anxiety.