Our Dental Team

At our office, we treat each patient as if they are a family member. Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are caring, friendly, and professional. It is our goal to not only take care of your dental needs, but to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

We take pride in communicating well with our patients and providing personalized care based on each individual’s specific oral health needs. Our team members are energetic and have a wealth of experience, and are committed to delivering the best care possible to our patients.

Amber, Office Manager

AmberD_resizeAmber is our office manager and she oversees the operations of the practice and handles all bookkeeping. “I love working here. We have a fantastic, well-trained, very talented, skilled, & friendly staff, and we work very hard not only to make every patient feel very welcome here, but for them to also feel they have received superior care and customer service.”

When away from the office, she enjoys reading, puzzles, shopping, and spending time with her husband Chris, children Caleb & Emily, and mini-golden doodle Abby.

Claudine, Reception

Joining our team in Fall of 2013, Claudine brings 10 years of customer service experience, and four of those spent in the field of dentistry. When asked what she loves about working in our office, she replied “I love it here! I enjoy working with the wonderful doctors and staff. We have wonderful patients and I take pride in my job”. Claudine is married to Jon and has two children, Jordan & Jessica. Outside of work she enjoys going to church and is very involved in the scouting community.

Denise, Reception/Insurance Receivables

DeniseJoining our practice in August 2016, Denise brings an extensive customer service background, with additional experience in the dental industry and management. When asked what she loves most about working in our office, she says she loves being around people, and with her thirst for knowledge, she loves that in our ever-changing industry, she learns something new every day! Plus, she believes our staff is awesome (and we have to agree!)! Denise has two children in the services, Brittney and Cody. When outside of work, she enjoys hiking, working out, cooking, and hanging out with her dog Finn.

Michelle, Reception/Insurance Receivables

MichelleWe’re so excited to have Michelle with us again! Michelle has over 15 years of front office and customer service experience, and is a true team player. When asked what her favorite part of working for our practice is, she said “I enjoy all the patients and working for a family owned business that truly cares about their patients above all!” When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband David, children Makayla & Logan, going to church, and visiting with friends. She loves hiking, reading, and creating memories with her family.

Lauren, Insurance Benefits/Treatment Coordinator

LaurenLauren has a BA in Art Studio from the University of Kentucky, and brings more than 6 years of customer service experience to our team. She joined our practice in December of 2015, and loves interacting with the patients and creating treatment plans. “It makes me happy to know that I’m helping patients with their health and confidence”, and she has been a fantastic addition to the team! Outside of the office, Lauren loves being outside, doing creative projects, enjoys live music, and spending time with friends and family.

Jan, Treatment Input

Jan has extensive experience in both the dental field and customer service. When asked what she enjoyed most about working in our office, she replied, “I enjoy the lightheartedness of the office and the desire of the doctors and hygienists to provide excellent care to their patients.” Outside of the office, Jan loves gardening, kayaking, walking her dog and art. She has been married to her husband, Frank, for 38 years and has two children, Nate and Jaimie.

Eva, Hygienist

Eva is a graduate of the University of Manitoba in Manitoba, Canada (2002). She has been with us since 2007 and loves taking care of her patients. “It is very satisfying to hear clients say that you have done a good job for them; it makes you strive to be even better.” Eva is married to her husband Derek, and has a son, Cole. When away from the office, she enjoys watching her son participate in sport and school activities and gardening.

Aimee, Hygienist

Aimee_resizeA graduate of Bluegrass Technical College, Aimee is a fantastic addition to our group who enjoys teaching patients new things, particularly helping them learn to care about their oral health and realizing it’s correlation to their systemic health. “My favorite part is converting “anti-flossers” and seeing the little patients loving to come to the office for their check-ups!” Aimee is always happy and positive and truly loves her job! Outside of work, she stays active with her family (husband Chris, children Tiffany & Evan), enjoys good food, and church on Sundays.

Amanda, Hygienist

Amanda_resizeJoining our team in 2012, Amanda is an out-going, energetic woman! She graduated hygiene school from the University of Louisville in 2010. “I love my job and my co-workers. I love making a difference in patients’ lives as well as helping them maintain excellent oral health while being gentle but still thorough.” In her spare time, Amanda enjoys playing tennis & volleyball and spending time with family & friends. She also loves jet-skiing, decorating, baking, & cooking.

Amber B., Hygienist

Amber B.A graduate of Big Sandy Community & Technical College in 2008, Amber has been a member of our team for nine years now. Our patients love her sweet disposition and gentle touch while cleaning their teeth. “I love working with patients to help them improve and maintain their oral health.” She is married to her husband, Ryan, and has a daughter, Addy. She enjoys reading, baking, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the UK Wildcats! Go Big Blue!!

Pam, Dental Assistant

Pam_resizePam earned her Certificate in Dental Assisting from the Academy of Dental Assisting in Frankfort, Ky in 2002 and has been with us ever since! “I love meeting and chatting with patients. I feel like I have gained lots of friends and family throughout the years. Patients make me smile! In return, I love helping them create a beautiful smile for themselves and look forward to seeing them again!” When Pam is away from the office she loves to go to yard sales, be with friends, and spend time with her husband Kent and her pets Gigi and Titus. She also enjoys taking small trips with her husband and being outdoors.

Shannon, Dental Assistant

Shannon_resizeShannon began her career as a Dental Assistant after earning her Certificate at the Everest Institute in Lexington, MI in 2007. She is always looking for ways to expand her knowledge in the dental field. We love her team spirit, and she often receives comments from patients of how much they love seeing her. “I enjoy making people smile! I feel as if the work that I do helps to build people’s confidence!” Outside of work she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, and loves to go on long road trips.

Amber S., Dental Assistant

Amber began working for us in December of 2013, and is a very hard worker! Her sweet spirit and willingness to help wherever she can is wonderful! She loves the variety of work she gets to do here, and enjoys working with and meeting new patients. When away from the office, she likes traveling and spending time with her family, friends, and pets, Luke & Jack.

Cassie, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Jumping into the dental field as early as 15 years old, Cassie has had a passion for dentistry her whole life! Since graduating Bluegrass Community & Technical College in 1992, she has worked in virtually all areas of the dental office, with experience coordinating insurance benefits, scheduling, assisting, and managing a practice. Her additional skills in coronal polishing and I.V. placement for sedation dentistry make her quite a gem! Cassie enjoys dentistry because she has a love for art and creativeness, and also finds joy in sharing the excitement of confidence that a new smile can bring! Cassie has two sons, Trevor & Dalton. When not working, she enjoys art, vinyl cutting, photography, clogging, & singing.