Dr. Kaitlyn Starbody


Dr. Kaitlyn Starbody

Dr. Starbody is a native of Maroa, Illinois where her family have resided for years. Her dental journey began when she attended Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, Indiana and received a Bachelor’s in Health Sciences. She graduated in 2014 with high distinction. Dr. Starbody continued her education and graduated cum laude from Southern Illinois University’s School of Dental Medicine in Alton, IL in 2018. At Southern Illinois University she was recognized for achievement and clinical skills in Removable Prosthodontics. While at SIU, Dr. Starbody traveled to Jamaica where she provided dental care for the underserved patients along with her colleagues on a mission trip.  


Dr. Starbody’s professional goal is to provide dentistry in an environment where the patients feel like a part of the family and are comfortable in the dental environment. Dr. Starbody and her husband, Michael, also a dentist in Middle Tennessee, have been residents of Murfreesboro, TN since 2018. Prior to their marriage they visited Murfreesboro and knew this town would be their ultimate home. Both Drs. Starbody have practiced with Aspen Dental in Middle Tennessee since their arrival in 2018. Dr. Starbody is a member of the American Dental Association and the Tennessee Dental Association and looks forward to actively participating in organized dentistry. 


In her free time, Dr. Starbody enjoys adrenaline seeking activities including ziplining/white water rafting/rock climbing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. 


Dr. Roy Thompson has been practicing general dentistry in Murfreesboro for the last forty-two years. His practice focuses on delivering comprehensive family dentistry with an emphasis on improving the overall health of patients. Drs. Starbody and Thompson provide a full range of dental care including restorative care, major tooth replacement therapy, surgical, implant care and cosmetic services. Their mission is to create lifelong trusting relationships with their patients while providing the dental care patients seek to restore their function and cosmetic desires.


Appointments can be made by calling 615-896-1330. Office hours are weekly Monday through Thursday from 8:00 – 5:00. Insurance matters and financial arrangements are always discussed prior to your appointments. New patients are always welcomed.

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