employment with Dr. McCalla in 2001. "I could think of no better place for me. I enjoy working here."
Lisa McCalla (Business Assistant, Insurance Secretary): Lisa is a Memphis native and graduated from Kingsbury High School in 1979. She worked for a Memphis Orthopaedic Surgeon for 11 years before starting to work for her favorite dentist in 1990 (and loving husband since 1983). They have one son, Drew (married to Brittany since 2013), and two grand-dogs. Lisa is very active in her Church, enjoys naps, soap operas, kids and Facebook (way too much!).
Immediately after graduation, Denise began her career in dentistry working as an assistant for a Memphis periodontist (gum surgeon). She later (1999) went back to college to obtain her hygiene degree and then her Tennessee state certification. Denise has grown up in Memphis, but is originally from Kansas City, MO. Denise is married to Bruce Sides and has a grown step-son and a beautiful daughter-in law. "I chose the field of dentistry so I could work in a close family enviroment, which is what I found at Dr. McCalla's."
Doctor McCalla has published one article: "Intentional Replantation: A 'Viable' Alternative to Extraction or Retreatment" in The Journal of the Tennessee Dental Association [65 (1): 26-28, 1985]. He currently belongs to the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association, and the Memphis District Dental Society. He attends continuing education seminars, each year accumulating over 40-50 hours of DCE.