Latasha Garrett, DDS
Meet Dr. Garrett
Dr. Latasha Garrett was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees in chemistry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. Subsequently, while working as an associate chemist with Merck Pharmaceutical, she shadowed a general dentist on the weekends and realized her passion in the dental field. In 2014, Dr. Garrett completed dental school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. While in dental school, she had an opportunity to shadow and volunteer at several pediatric dental offices. She also completed an exchange with the Indian Health Service in Bethel, Alaska where she gained invaluable experience working with children. After additional mentoring and tutoring in the Memphis community and completing a rotation at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, she realized her passion to treat children. Dr. Garrett furthered her education by completing a two-year pediatric dental residency at NYU-Lutheran Maryland site in 2016. This program also gave her an opportunity to complete an exchange in Anchorage, Alaska where she gained additional experience in treating children in an area of great need. Professional affiliations include the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Dental Association. Dr. Garrett is in the process of becoming board certified in pediatric dentistry. In her spare time, Dr. Garrett enjoys traveling to Europe, riding her bicycle, going shopping, watching movies & television shows such as The Walking Dead, and spending time with family and friends.