About Your Dentist

Deric Lembree, DDS

"Dentistry allows me to form long-lasting, collaborative relationships with a fascinating variety of patients from many different backgrounds. I am truly honored to have the opportunity to make a positive impact on their health and quality of life."

My Mission

"My goal is to provide excellent, personalized care to my patients and help them feel at ease. I am always trying to find new ways to help patients achieve optimal oral health and enjoy a beautiful smile. I am committed to professional excellence by staying abreast of the latest advancements in dental technology and techniques."


Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency - University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

Doctor of Dental Surgery - University of Michigan School of Dentistry – Ann Arbor, MI

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Albion College – Albion, MI

Continuing Education

Dr. Lembree has received advanced training in Laser Dentistry, Implant Overdentures, Digital Dentistry, Digital Impressions, and Full Arch Implant Restorations.

Life & Hobbies

"I grew up in Michigan and moved to North Carolina in 2014. My wife and I have a wonderful family of two boys and one grown daughter. I enjoy spending time with the family, playing golf, tennis, traveling, exploring new restaurants, watching movies, and learning French."

Matthew Lee, DDS

"We all smile in the same language."

My Mission

I am committed to advocating for dental health, providing pain relief, developing patient relationships, and utilizing my creativity and technical expertise to provide effective, comprehensive treatment for every patient. I believe I can make the most positive contribution to my profession and community by acting with compassion, dedication, and diligence.


Doctor of Dental Surgery - Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry – Nashville, TN

Bachelor of Science in Biology - North Carolina A&T State University – Greensboro, NC

Professional Memberships

American Dental Association

National Dental Association

Tennessee Dental Association

Life & Hobbies

Outside of the office, I enjoy cooking, long-distance running, and golf.