Welcome to Our Franklin Office!

Skilled, caring, and advanced dentistry right in your backyard! Cataloochee Dental Group is proud to serve the Franklin community from our convenient practice. If you have questions or are ready to schedule your first appointment, give us a call today!


Our Doctor

Dr. Gerald Maize

Dr. Maize graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1986.  Moving to Franklin right after receiving his license, he purchased the original practice of the Franklin location.  Dr. Maize has an adult son and daughter-in-law.  One son graduated from High School in May and his daughter is a rising Junior.  Dr. Maize loves gardening and his collection of cars.  He is looking forward to the birth of his first grandchild.

Dr. Bodnar

Dr. Jason Bodnar received his undergrad at Pittsburg University and went on to Nova Southeastern University for his degree in Dental Medicine. He has been with Cataloochee Dental Group since 2005. He practices at all four of our awesome locations in his tireless pursuit of building a life resume that will even have the gravedigger sad to see him go. Dr. Bodnar is energetic and very active. He is an avid runner, competing in many marathons including the Boston Marathon. You can catch him in any of our locations injecting his passion for helping others get the smile they deserve.

Our Team


Carly is our scheduling coordinator. She previously assisted chair side making her perfect for the job. Carly is making wedding plans for the fall and just celebrated her daughters one year birthday!


Carol Lane Justice has been a Dental Hygienist for thirty three years. She is from franklin and has two kids both students at WCU. When not working she enjoys camping, traveling with family and friends, working out and lifting weights.


Coleen has been a dental assistant for 28 years and loves what she does. Born and raised in NY. Moved to NC 20 years ago. I have a true passion for baking and cooking. Love spending time with my husband, son, extended family and friends. We enjoy camping, going to the lake and various other outdoor activities.


Sierra joined Cataloochee Dental Group in June of 2020. She plans to maintain a lifelong career in this field. She has a 1-year-old son and enjoys camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities.


Cara has been a Dental Hygienist for 17 years. She is a native to Macon County. She attended Athens Technical College and received her Associate's Degree in Applied Sciences, Dental Hygiene. She came to work for CDG in 2020.