Dr. David Sain, D.D.S., M.S.

David SainAfter 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.  Over the past 35 years, he has enjoyed a successful practice of orthodontics in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  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 Interdental Faith 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 Govern Haslam’s Commissions; including the “Tennessee Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education.”

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

Heather Hallemann, Executive Assistant

Heather Hallemann obtained her dental assisting license in 1995 and has worked in clinical and administrative roles primarily in dentistry since then. She joined the Wellness Foundation in July 2019, taking on the role of Executive Assistant to Dr. David Sain. She is committed to helping others, and enjoys her position with the TDWF. Heather enjoys cooking, concerts, walking, trips to the beach, and spending time with her two daughters and husband, Terry.