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Franklin dentist Dr. Paige Prather

Dr. Paige Prather

A native of Cincinnati, OH, Dr. Paige Prather grew up as the oldest child with five younger siblings. She completed her undergraduate degree at Mt. Vernon Nazarene University. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Prather went on to earn her doctor of dental surgery from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. Prather loves working one on one with patients to achieve their healthiest smiles, and she especially enjoys helping anxious patients overcome their dental phobias and learn to love visiting the dentist.

Following her doctoral study, Dr. Prather completed a one year dental residency at the Dayton Veterans Hospital. She then started her successful career as a general dentist, but she spends countless hours each year tackling advanced educational courses that allow her to offer a wide array of treatments all in one location. Some of the continuing education courses she’s proud of include:

Dr. Prather gets her passion for dentistry from her father, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon still practicing in Ohio. Though she loves working and living in Franklin, Dr. Prather still maintains a license in Ohio, so she can train with her father and continue to improve her surgical knowledge to deliver the best possible care for her patients.

As an invested member of the field of dentistry, Dr. Prather maintains memberships in numerous professional organizations that assist her in staying at the forefront of the dental field including:

When she’s not hard at work improving patients’ smiles, Dr. Prather is happily married to Matthew Tanksley, a local realtor and fitness competitor. The couple are the proud parents of two sons Jaxson and Samson and a dog named Lexi. In her limited free time, Dr. Prather enjoys running, rollerblading, American sports cars, riding Harleys, and trying out new wines.