Dr. Bratten was born and grew up in Smyrna. His entire professional career has been spent in his hometown. He has been active in youth sports, Rutherford County boards and his professional organizations. He was chairman of two county boards and on the state board of the Academy of General Dentistry. In 2003 he was awarded Mastership status from the Academy of General Dentistry. Only one percent of dentist are Masters which is based on a lifetime of continuing education in dentistry. In addition to these organizations he is a provider volunteer in the Dental Lifeline Network and Interfaith Dental Clinic of Rutherford County. He provides his services for free to both these organizations which help deserving individuals who can not afford excellent care.
Dr. Bratten has dedicated his life to treating his patients just as he does his own family. Always aware of the newest technology, but careful not to be influenced by aggressive advertisement of unproven products, which can be quite misleading to the public.
Away from the office his interests include golf, Titans football, Tennessee Football, running, lifelong friendships, and the beach.
He and Beth have been married since 1983 and have two sons, Jared and Ryan.
Dr. B has been named to Top Dentists by the Nashville Magazine as voted on by his peers since 2011.
Dr. B is also a lifelong member of the ADA and AGD