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Meet the Team

Mehdi Sadeghi, DDS
Dr. Sadeghi (known to his patients as Dr. Mehdi) is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He is originally from Iran and after spending few years in Europe and Boston, made his home in Memphis. He attends many continuing education classes to stay current on the newest dental technology. He is member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Iranian-American Medical Association. Dr. Mehdi is active in his community; he served on the board of directors of two nonprofit organization and volunteers on the local dental clinic. Dr. Mehdi teaches in dental school as an Assistant Professor in the department of pediatric dentistry. He is married and has two daughters. Dr. Mehdi is a huge Memphis Grizzlies fan and don’t be surprised if you see him dancing on the jumbo-Tron at Fedex Forum.

Kathy Davidson, CDA, RDA
Kathy is not only our registered and certified dental assistant, but also serves as our Office Manager. She has been in dentistry for over 38 years and has been with Dr. Mehdi for 20 years. Kathy is known for her bright smile and kind, gentle demeanor. Outside of the office Kathy enjoys camping and the outdoors with her husband. She is the mother of two grown sons. You will find her office and work space decorated with Hogs, her favorite SEC team being Arkansas!

Michelle Leatherwood, RDH, B.S.
Michelle is our dental Hygienist and has a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene from the University of Tennessee. She has been with Dr. Mehdi for 20 years and is our Preventative Care Coordinator. Her friendly, outgoing, and caring personality has won her the love, gratitude and loyalty of our patients. We also call her the “counselor” of our office. She is married to her high school sweetheart, John. Michelle is the mom of three fine young men involved in baseball, which is why she spends most of her weekends at baseball fields, as well as a daughter with whom she loves to dress up and have “Mommy and Miley” days.

Elizabeth L. Ammons, RDA
Elizabeth has been in dentistry for three years. She has been with Dr. Sadeghi and the team for 2 years as a registered dental assistant, growing and laughing. She likes to spend time with her husband and two younger siblings when she is not at the office.

Jackie Zimmerman
Jackie has been with our office a little over a year and is the smiling, energetic face you see upon entering. She takes care of our patient scheduling, insurance benefits, and patient billing. In her spare time she loves spending quality time traveling and camping with her husband Ken, as well as in their community group, Ptah, as part of Carnival Memphis. Jackie is the mom and stepmom to 5 adult children and has one granddaughter, who is her sunshine. She is also very active in her church at Bellevue. On top of all of that, Jackie is also an avid, lifelong BAMA football fan – and those that know Dr. Mehdi know what that means!



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