Speaker Bios

K. Mark Anderson, DDS

Dr. Anderson is a 1989 graduate of the University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry. After eleven years in private dental practice, he began his residency in oral and maxillofacial pathology at The Ohio State University. Upon completion in 2003, he returned to the University of Tennessee, where he is currently an Associate Professor and Division Director of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. He also serves as Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Services.

Lee Ann Brady, DMD

Dr. Lee Ann Brady is a privately practicing dentist and nationally recognized educator, lecturer and author. With an extensive history in leadership, she is currently Director of Education of the Pankey Institute. Dr. Brady has also developed a vast library of online instruction at leeannbrady.com and restorativenation.com . She practices in Glendale Arizona, is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Inside Dentistry and Dentaltown Magazine.

Carrie Cahill

Carrie Cahill partners with motivated business owners and their teams to develop and refine their communication, intention, and focus. Together they design and implement personal success strategies that lead to intentional business wins. With more that 15 years as a Human Resource Business Partner, she has led a variety of strategic HR initiatives ranging from an aggressive talent acquisition initiative for the Research and Development team to executing an organizational transformation strategy of the commercial business. Her diverse career path gives her a unique perspective. In both of her last two companies she was nominated to participate in accelerated leadership programs. Opportunities which built her business acumen and broadened her professional insight.

Kyle Fagala, DDS

Dr. Kyle Fagala is the owner and orthodontist at Saddle Creek Orthodontics, with two locations in Germantown and Collierville, Tennessee. He is also co-founder of the digital marketing agency Neon Canvas and host of The Digital Orthodontist: Live! Dr. Kyle graduated from UT Memphis in 2013 with a certificate in orthodontics and a master's degree in Dental Science for his thesis on three-dimensional imaging of the airway. Dr. Kyle is the course director and lecturer of Development of the Occlusion, a class for first year dental students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and a Key Opinion Leader for 3M Oral Care and Komet Burs. He loves music, specifically the drums, and spends more time than he should on social media. Dr. Kyle, his wife Anna, and their four children Charlie, Libby, George, and Lucy live in Germantown and attend Highland Church of Christ.

Samuel B. Low, DDS, MS, M.Ed

Samuel B. Low, D.D.S., M.S., M.Ed., Professor Emeritus, University of Florida, College of Dentistry; Associate faculty member of the Pankey Institute with 30 years of private practice experience in periodontics, lasers and implant placement. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and past President of the American Academy of Periodontology. He is a current Board of Director of the Academy of Laser Dentistry. Dr. Low provides dentists and dental hygienists with the tools for successfully managing the periodontal patient in general and periodontal practices and is affiliated with the Florida Probe Corporation. He was selected “Dentist of the Year” by the Florida Dental Association, Distinguished Alumnus by the University of Texas Dental School, and the Gordon Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award. He is a Past President of the Florida Dental Association and past ADA Trustee.

Lynn Russell, RDH, BSDH, MEd, EdD

Dr. Lynn Russell grew up in Memphis and Graduated in the Dental Hygiene class of 1975 when it was still an A.S. program. She returned to school and completed her BSDH in 1977. After graduation, she worked in private Practice and then returned to UTHSC where she worked in Community and Preventive Dentistry and the Dental Hygiene department. In 1980, she returned to private practice and remained there until 2007, when she returned to Academia to start the Dental Hygiene program for Concorde Career College, a proprietary school with 16 campuses. The program she wrote there is now on eight of their campuses. She has also written the dental hygiene program for another school in East Tennessee. In 2013, she became the Director of Teaching and Professional Development for the Concorde group. She has received her M. Ed. from Christian Brothers University in Memphis and her Ed. D. in Leadership, with a concentration in Adult Education, from the University of Memphis.. Currently she is the Chair of the Department of Dental hygiene at UTHSC and the Interim Program Director for the Master of Dental Hygiene (MDH) program at UTHSC. She is an editor for Gavin Publishing’s Journal of Dental Sciences. She is active in the Memphis Dental Hygienists’ Association, the Tennessee Dental Hygienists’ having served as Trustee for District 9 and is currently the President-Elect. She will served as the President of the TNDHA in 2017-2018.

David Sain, DDS, MS

After attaining a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Tennessee Dental School, Dr. Sain completed his formal dental education in 1982 with a Master’s Degree in Orthodontics. He enjoyed a successful practice of orthodontics in Murfreesboro, Tennessee for 35 years. Among the many areas of his involvement in the dental community throughout the years, he taught at Vanderbilt Medical School’s Dental Division as an Assistant Professor of Orthodontics, as well as had articles published in leading orthodontic journals. He has also served on the Board of the Interfaith Dental Clinic, Tennessee Technology Center’s Dental Assisting Program, and is presently serving on the Foundation Board of the Rutherford County Drug Court.

While being a member of the Tennessee Dental Association’s Wellness Committee for 14 years and serving as the Chairman for 10 years, he has studied and gained extensive knowledge concerning substance use disorders, and has had articles published on subjects such as “Genetics of Chemical Dependency” and “Interoffice Intervention for Chemical Dependency.” He has served on two of Governor Haslam’s Commission including “Tennessee Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education.”

Having sold his orthodontic practice, his main focus and attention now is serving as the Executive Director of the Tennessee Dental Wellness Foundation Program.

Olivia Wann, JD

Olivia joined the dental profession in 1985 having served as an office manager and dental assistant. She graduated magna cum laude from St. Joseph’s College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration and with a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from Nashville School of Law.

Olivia was one of the contributing authors for the ADA’s publication, Managing the Regulatory Environment: Best Practices. She has written articles for Dental Economics and other dental journals and was a featured speaker at meetings of the Tennessee Dental Association, American Dental Association, and Hinman Dental Society.

Olivia and her team members provide onsite and online consulting, policy development, and training in the areas of OSHA, Infection Control, HIPAA, Chemical Dependency, Recordkeeping, and Human Resources.