Jon Baese, DDS
Dr. Baese (Bay-see) is a Nashville native who founded the 12 South Dental Studio out of his vision for providing a unique dental experience to the Nashville community. He has completed extensive training and experience in cosmetic dentistry and began pursuing complex dental cases early in his career. His love for learning and his pursuit of excellence have led him to complete intensive training at Spear Education in Scottsdale, Arizona and at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington. He is also a certified “DuraThin Prepless Veneer” clinician.
Dr. Baese is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Tennessee Dental Association (TDA), the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). He received an Award of Excellence from the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain as well as admission into the Dean Odontological Society, an Honorary Society for exceptional educational achievement.
He has also received recognition as the Phillip E. Isaacman Master Waxer for his attention to detail and ability to replicate natural dental anatomy. Dr. Baese graduated with a degree in Biology and a minor in Business from Lipscomb University before graduating from the University of Tennessee with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.
He met his wife, Kristin, while serving the people of Guatemala and have since led several trips to the area to provide dental care to the rural areas. They have been married since 2009 and as of 2018 added twin boys to their family. Dr. Baese and his family enjoy traveling, backpacking and exploring the new restaurants of Nashville.
Patient Care Coordinator
Allison is from Lexington, KY and joined the 12 South Dental Studio team in 2015. She graduated from Western Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Allison has always loved going to the dentist, which has fueled her passion to make this her career. She’s thoughtful about making each patient appointment relaxing and enjoyable!
When not at work, you can catch Allison at the local gyms around town or out trying new restaurants.
Kayla is from Jackson, TN and joined the 12 South Dental Studio team in 2016. She graduated from The University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Kayla enjoys focusing on each patients’ different needs in order to build an ongoing and trusting relationship with them. When not at work, she enjoys cooking, staying involved in church and spending time with her energetic little boy, Johnston and her husband Mark.
Registered Dental Assistant
Natalie moved to Nashville in 2011 after graduating from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Marketing. After realizing how much a smile meant to her, she obtained her certification at the Dental Staffing School of Tennessee in 2015.
She enjoys connecting with her patients on a personal level while providing a helpful hand to Dr.Baese. When not at work, Natalie enjoys working retail on the weekends, walks around the neighborhood with her dog, Gary, and spending time with family and friends.
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2700 12th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37204
Tuesday: 7 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7 am - 4 pm