Please call our office for an appointment at (931)526-2613


Jerald A. Bryant, D.D.S.

Lara K. Worley, D.M.D.

Walter Chitwood, Jr., D.D.S

One of the goals of our Web site is to provide you with an extension of care. As you navigate through the site you will find a wealth of information about dentistry, tooth care, procedures and treatments. We believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make wise choices about their oral health. There is an overview of our practice including our doctors and staff, office hours, insurance and appointment procedures, maps, directions and contact information.

As licensed Dentists in Cookeville, TN we work with our patients so they can achieve and maintain a beautiful smile and healthier gums and teeth. We take the time with our patients to explain their treatment options and inform them of additional preventative care.

Our office is conveniently located in Cookeville, TN and we invite you to call with any questions or email us via the Contact Us page of our Web site. We will do everything possible to ensure you a pleasant visit.

Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Jerald A. Bryant

    Dr. Bryant grew up on a dairy farm in Cookeville. He graduated from Cookeville High School in 1991.

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  • Dr.
    Walter Chittwood, Jr.

    Dr. Walter Chitwood was a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University in 1978 and of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1982. 

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  • Dr.
    Lara K. Worley

    Bio Coming Soon!

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Our Location

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-4:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-4:00 pm






What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "Dr. Chittwood and and his assistant Emily were the best. This dental office met all my expectations and more. They really address your concerns and talk to you about the best plan of action for a healthy smile. I highly recommend them."
    Vanessa Noisette
  • "Wonderful experience exceptional staff and very friendly starting with receptionists to the doctors hygienists and assistants.I've had 3 appointments already and I'm very happy with them.
    Wendy Kavantzas
  • "Dr Bryant and his staff at Maple Leaf Dental are very professional and family friendly. We are very pleased with our dental services."
    Angela Scarlett
  • "Mikki is a great hygienist. She is very kind, caring, skillful at her job. I look forward to seeing her when I go. Dr. Bryant is also very kind and caring. He is very knowledgeable and takes excellent care of you. They are a great team!"
    Charles Decker
  • "Been going to this dentist for a couple of years now and they are much better then the other place I went to. The staff stays the same. They are always polite and listen to your concerns. Have never had a problem getting the appointment i need. I was a little worried the first time because I thought they were going to try and get me to switch over to implants, but it has been the complete opposite. It has always been what is best and not once have they said anything about implants. They have a patient for life."
    Max Amoss III
  • "This is an amazing office with the best staff in town! Dr Worley and Tiffany made my experience a great one and calmed my nerves. 10/10 recommend this office!"
    Megan White
  • "My kids and I had our cleaning appointment today, we saw “Doctor Myki”, as my littles call her My almost 5 year old has his second time cleaning and my 3 year old her first time ever and they were just so happy with the experience! I would say we definitely recommend Myki and everyone there! Dr. Bryant and Dr. Chitwood we’re awesome! Oh and the ladies upfront just so great too… We consider the place family anyway!"
    Alina D. Deason
  • "Cool people! Professional! Good at what they do!"
  • "Fantastic Drs and staff! Dr Chitwood and his partner are kind and get it done! The assistants are wonderful too! A great experience!"
    Christy R

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