Dr. Rachel Erwin
Dr. Rachel Erwin grew up in Middle Tennessee and has spent the last six years in Murfreesboro. She graduated with a Biology/Chemistry degree from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. After completing her undergraduate degree, she attended The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree in 2009.
Dr. Erwin is a member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association and American Academy of Women in Dentistry. She regularly attends continuing education courses to stay up to date on the newest dental innovations and technology. Dr. Erwin completed the prestigious DOCS Oral Sedation Dentistry course in Seattle, Wash. and is able to provide oral sedation for patients who are nervous and anxious during dental procedures. She attended the 18-month-long Comprehensive Implant Residency Program in Birmingham, Ala., implant dentistry services have become very popular among Dr. Erwin’s patients. She has built a brand new, state-of-the-art practice to care for her patients and to help them feel comfortable throughout their dental experience.
Dr. Erwin spends her free time with her husband Chris and their dogs: Capri, Paco, Winnie and Tootsie.
Dr. Jonathan Carrera
Dr. Jonathan Carrera was born in Quito, Ecuador, but considers Shelbyville, TN as his second home. He completed his undergraduate education at Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science (B. S.) degree with a major in General Chemistry and a minor in Biology. He then attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery(D.D.S.) degree in 2019. To help further his knowledge and improve his skills, he went on to attend the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Carrera completed advanced cases in surgical implants and extractions, restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, cosmetics, digital and sedation dentistry, and endodontics.
Dr. Carrera wants to provide high-quality dental care to his patients in a personalized manner and create a relaxing and caring environment. He is persistently at the forefront of continuing education and current dental literature. Staying active in the community is important to Dr. Carrera. During college, dental school, and residency program, he volunteered at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) Clinic and Mid-South Mission of Mercy (MidMOM), in addition to completing a mission trip to Ecuador in 2018. Being fluent in both English and Spanish, Dr. Carrera hopes to provide optimal oral health care to everyone including the Hispanic community. Additionally, Dr. Carrera a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, and Hispanic Dental Association.
In his free time, Dr. Carrera enjoys running, hiking, outdoor activities, and exploring new places to eat. He also enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and serving in the music ministry at his church. He also enjoys watching movies, playing video games, playing the piano, and loves dogs!