Meet Our Staff
Fred C. Heros, DDS
Dr.Heros is originally from Havana, Cuba and moved here with his family as a young child. He has been in Memphis ever since. Dr. Heros graduated from Catholic High School and the University of Memphis, formerly Memphis State University, with a degree in Microbiology. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 1975 with his Doctor of Dental Surgery and has been in private practice ever since. He and his wife Gayle have three daughters, Christie McGee (husband, Kelly), Anita Heros, and Lisa Ellis (husband, Scott). They have three grandchildren, Steven, Madelyne, and Isabel.
Dr. Heros is a member and former president of the Memphis Dental Society and the Tennessee Dental Association. He volunteers for the Church Health Center, and the Bellevue mobile unit. He has been the recipient of many awards including Outstanding Alumni at UT (2012), the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award (2013), and has been inducted into the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He attends the annual TDA convention and the annual Mid South Dental Congress and has over 1000 continuing education credits in all aspects of dentistry.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing racquetball, spending time with his family at the lake and the beach, and playing with his new puppy Lolita.
Brett Dagen, DDS
Dr. Dagen is a native of Millington, TN. He attended Rhodes College where he received his B.S. in Biology. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, graduating with honors. Before joining Covington Pike Dental Clinic, Dr. Dagen practiced in Jonesboro and Trumann, AR. Dr. Dagen is a member of the American Dental Association, the Tennessee Dental Association, and the Memphis Dental Society.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer and spending time with his girlfriend, Hannah, and his dog, Pete.
Christie serves as office manager for Covington Pike Dental. She has been with us since 1995. She worked in Labor and Delivery as a registered nurse at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women from 1999-2008. She graduated from Saint Agnes Academy and Baptist College of Health Science with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and an Associates in Healthcare Administration. She enjoys spending time with her husband Kelly and their two children Steven and Maddie and vacationing at the beach.
Haley joined our team in 2004 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She is now serving as one of our dental hygienists after completing her Associate of Allied Health Science in Dental Hygiene at Concorde in 2013. She is newly married to her husband, Drew. They enjoy spending their spare time at the lake with their two fur babies.
Sarah joined our team as a patient care coordinator in February 2012. She now serves as one of our registered dental assistants and holds certifications in coronal polishing, dental radiology, nitrous oxide monitoring, and sealant application. Some of her favorite things to do include softball, volleyball, Memphis Grizzlies basketball, St. Louis Cardinals baseball and anything crafty. She also is an animal lover with three cats and a dog.
Kristin joined our team in 2011. She serves as one of our dental hygienists. She is a graduate of Saint Agnes Academy and received her Associate of Allied Health Science in Dental Hygiene at Concorde after attending University of Memphis. She enjoys spending time with her four children, Stormi, Corey, Zoey, and Logan.
Pam is a registered and certified dental assistant. She has certifications in nitrous oxide monitoring, coronal polishing, dental radiology, and sealant application. She first joined our team in 2007. In 2013 she moved out of state and found a practice that was closer to home for her. However, she rejoined our team in October of 2017 as Dr. Heros' assistant. In her spare time she enjoys spending time on Greers Ferry Lake in Arkansas with friends and family. She has two children, Haley and Hunter and two fur babies Eli and Ella.