Dr. Echetebu

Dr. Amechi Echetebu

Dr. Echetebu grew up in Brentwood, Tennessee, near Nashville. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, completing DDS studies at University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Dr. Echetebu served residence at the Foundry Dental Clinic in Birmingham, Alabama, through NYU Lutheran. In this Advanced Education in General Dentistry program, the doctor earned certification in sedation and implant dentistry. Dr. Echetebu recently completed the Concept of Complete Dentistry Series at the Dawson Academy in St. Petersburg, Florida, a world-renowned program in advanced dentistry.

While Dr. Echetebu enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, he takes special interest in implantology — placing and restoring dental implants — oral surgery, and sedation techniques. He welcomes every opportunity to meet new people and provide the highest level of patient care. He is a member of the American Dental Association® and the Tennessee Dental Association.

He met his wife, Andrea, during his dental school years and subsequently moved back to Memphis to marry her. When he is not at the office, Dr. Echetebu enjoys spending time chasing after his one-year-old, Adan.


Meet Our Team

Our team at River City Dental & Implant Center is dedicated to meeting your dental needs, however possible. If you need restorative care or more enhancing services, our dentist can help. If you want more information on the services offered at our dental office in Germantown, Tennessee, and surrounding areas, including East Memphis, Eads, Cordova, Bartlett and Covington, please call 901-755-6440. We look forward to meeting you and seeing you for a visit with Dr. Amechi Echetebu.

Amber, Dental Hygienist
Amber came to River City Dental & Implant Center in 2017, bringing a love for her chosen career and a big heart for her patients. That compassion shows in her everyday work. Amber finds it most rewarding to hear that her gentle manner helps patients overcome dental anxiety. She has also furthered her education to be licensed in treating periodontal disease with laser treatment, and she has an astute gift for getting children acclimated to the dental experience.

Amber is married, and the couple’s days are brightened by the company of her two beautiful boys. Amber loves an adventure, traveling and spending time outdoors with her family and friends. She looks forward to seeing you soon!

Katie, Dental Hygienist
Katie is one of our favorite dental hygienists at River City Dental & Implant Center. She moved to Memphis with her husband in the summer of 2020. She is from Gulfport, Mississippi. She went to Mississippi State before pursuing her love for dental hygiene at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Her favorite part about her job is meeting new faces and helping patients achieve their desired smiles.

Growing up, Katie was surrounded by water and continues to enjoy outdoor activities like boating and sunny beach days with her two furry children, Grizz and Olive. She is an avid tennis player and loves spending time with friends and family.

Angelia, Registered Dental Assistant
Angelia began her dental career over 18 years ago as a dental assistant. She has experience in general dentistry, oral surgery and orthodontics. She takes pride in working with our patients every day and looks forward to meeting new patients as well as continuing her great relationships with our current patients. She loves the family atmosphere here at our office. She met her husband after moving back to Memphis from Missouri, and she enjoys spending time with family and friends.