Originally from Springfield, Illinois where she graduated from Sacred Heart-Griffin High School in 1998, Dr. Lale Adams received her Bachelors of Arts from the University of Mississippi in 2002 with a major in Biology and a minor in English. Dr. Adams received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Tennessee in 2007. She has worked in private practice since 2007, opening her own practice on January 1, 2013. Her practice is conveniently located in the heart of east Memphis, one block north of the Poplar corridor.
Dr. Adams lives happily with her husband and two children in Memphis, where they are involved in their church and community. She is a passionate volunteer for the ANGEL Program, a program designed to offer children with autism year-round instruction using innovative techniques. Dr. Adams is a member of the steering committee to support conservation through Arts Junior (an ArtsMemphis/Ducks Unlimited alliance), has been the auction co-chair for the Children’s Museum of Memphis, and is an annual volunteer for vacation bible school at St. John’s Episcopal Church. She has served in the Salvation Army’s women’s rehabilitation home and Target House, a residential facility for St. Jude Children’s Hospital which houses the families of patients staying for three months or longer.
Dr. Adams is a member of the American Dental Association, The Tennessee Dental Association, and the Memphis Dental Society.