Meet The Team

Our Office

At Dental Partners of East Ridge, we offer comfortable, pleasant dental care for your entire family! Through patient-centric, personalized care, we are proud to offer the comprehensive care you deserve. From cosmetic dental procedures and emergency treatments to tooth restorations and routine dental cleanings, we will work hard to give you the most comfortable care possible to keep you smiling for life. Call us today to schedule an appointment with our talented dental team!

Alan Crisman, DDS

A native of TN, Alan Crisman, DDS takes great pride in delivering quality dental care to patients in Chattanooga. He has served the Chattanooga community for thirty years and received the Patient’s Choice Award in 2015. Dr. Crisman feels strongly about giving back to the community through volunteer work and has spent many hours providing volunteer services for such projects as the Inner Cities Dental Clinic and the Project Homeless Connect in Haiti. Dr. Crisman earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee. He is also an active member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association and Chattanooga Area Dental Society.

Lawrence Lu, DDS

Lawrence Songyuan Lu, DDS grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee. He realized he wanted to be a dentist during his high school years. Dr. Lu’s then best friend lost a tooth while playing soccer and he witnessed how much pain and distress his teammate was in. After his friend’s dentist repaired and healed the tooth in the very same day- Dr. Lu knew that’s what he wanted to do when he grew up.

Dr. Lu attended The University of Tennessee at Martin, where he majored in Chemistry and minored in Biology. He continued on to the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery in May of 2019.

Staying active in the community is important to Dr. Lu. He is a member of the Psi Omega Dental Fraternity and Hispanic Student Dental Association. During college, he also 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.

In his free time, Dr. Lu enjoys running, hiking, outdoor activities, and has even completed a distance marathon. He also enjoys playing the guitar and loves dogs!
Dental Partners East Ridge
1421 Armour Dr
Chattanooga TN 37412
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