Meet The Team

Meet Dr. John Munro

Dr. John R. Munro - Top Rated Dentist Nashville TN

Dr. John Munro

Dr. John Munro has been taking care of people’s oral health since 1980. Those years of experience have given him the opportunity to provide quality general and cosmetic dentistry services while connecting to his patients in a caring way. The long-standing relationships that have remained intact are one of the things Dr. John Munro values most. Our patients often comment on Dr. Munro’s pleasant demeanor and skill in making them feel comfortable during their Nashville dentist appointments.
For over 10 years, Dr. John Munro has served as an officer in the Tennessee Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has been an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry for over 20 years, as well as numerous Dental organizations.  Picked as one of the Top Dentists in Nashville for the last 5 years, Dr. Munro has managed to stay at the forefront of cosmetic dentistry.  In February of 1991, he became the pioneer for take-home whitening trays and was granted a patent for the product and method.  This milestone in cosmetic dentistry allowed patients to enjoy this unique service from the comfort of their own home.
In addition to dentistry Dr. John Munro is focused on his family life with his wife Melinda and their son Keaton where they are active members of Brentwood Baptist Church.  Dr. Munro is an avid scuba diver and accomplished underwater photographer who has won numerous national and internet competitions.  His work has been featured in numerous diving publications including Skin Diver, Scuba Diver, DAN, Fathoms magazines and recently a National Geographic Publication.

Dr. Kevin Sivaneri


Dr. Sivaneri is the newest member of our team at Belle Forest Dental. He brings expertise and a new outlook on procedures never offered before at our office. These new techniques compliment Dr. Munro’s reputation in cosmetic and conservative metal-free dentistry allowing us to provide a majority of procedures in our own office; while continuing to deliver high quality dental care in a relaxing environment. Dr. Sivaneri is an active member in the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, Nashville Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Spear Education, Crown Council, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Sivaneri and his wife, Dr. Whetsell, have two rescued fur-children, Abu and Raksha, whom they enjoy spoiling by taking them on long walks, going to the dog park, and participating in all the dog- friendly activities Nashville has to offer.

Meet Our Team

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Vicki Poplin

Registered Dental Hygienist

Vicki, one of our amazing hygienists, previously worked at Belle Forest Dental, and after a short period away, she rejoined our practice in 2017.

A graduate of Tennessee State University and Meharry Medical College, Vicki truly puts each of her patients first. She loves having the chance to make a difference in her patients’ lives by improving their oral health. Her devoted care and commitment to building relationships with her patients, both new old, make her the perfect hygienist for Belle Forest Dental.

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Stacey Holt

Registered Dental Assistant

Stacey is a registered dental assistant, and she loves working with the Belle Forest Team to improve our patients dental health! She is a native of Massachusetts and she’s been with Belle Forest for five years, but she possesses 13 years of experience in her field.

Stacey loves boating and hiking with her husband Eric and their Boxer, Jack. Spending time with family and friends is a high priority for Stacey. She says “life is too short,” so she makes the most of her time!

Susan Wright - Top Rated Dentist Nashville TN

Susan Wright

Treatment Coordinator & Reservations

Susan, a Texas native, has been at Belle Forest for 12 years, and we consider ourselves lucky to have her on our team!

Susan loves serving as our treatment coordinator because she knows that dental procedures can change lives. In fact, seeing patients’ lives change for the better is the most rewarding for her at work.

When she’s not at the Belle Forest Dental office, Susan enjoys spending time with her family and pursuing her hobby of photography. She loves hiking and taking unexpected photos of the nature around her.

Jeanette Culpepper

Registered Dental Assistant

Jeanette and her family moved to Nashville from Montgomery, Alabama in 2006 and joined our team in April 2019. She has over 24 years of experience in the dental industry in many capacities, serving as a hygienist, assistant, treatment coordinator, and office manager.

Jeanette enjoys educating patients on their dental needs and helping them to relax and have a great experience as well as working with them to achieve their goals for optimal oral health.

When she is away from the office Jeanette loves spending time with her husband of 25 years, Tim, her 2 daughters, Courtney and Presley and 2 fur babies, Cooper and Roxy. She loves being creative, making natural candles and soaps, painting and also going camping and hiking. She loves cheering on The Crimson Tide and also enjoys writing songs for her husband who performs around Nashville.


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