At Dental Wellness of Lexington, we’re proud to have a team of highly trained, caring, and experienced dentistry professionals, many of whom have been with the dental office for 15 years or longer! They also stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry with ongoing education clinics, so our dental patients receive the most modern care possible throughout each appointment and procedure. To learn more about the friendly faces you’ll encounter here, just keep reading below.
Meet the Lexington Dental Team
Mandy Business Office Team Leader and Scheduling Coordinator
Mandy’s career in the dental field covers over 25 years so far, and she’s thrilled to be working with the best team and doctors in the city! For her education, she attended the University of Louisville and also worked in their School of Dentistry. She has been ACLS certified since 2004 and completed advanced training courses in sleep apnea therapy, sedation dentistry, medical and dental cross coding, and more.
Mandy and her husband Dean have a daughter named Ellie. When she has free time outside of work, she enjoys reading, going to Keeneland, and vacationing at the beach. She also enjoys cheering for UK sports teams – unless they play the University of Louisville!
Jacqueline Financial Coordinator
Jacqueline has been in the dental field for 10 years. She completed her education at the Institute of Dental Technology , where she received her certification as an EDDA. Along with other certifications in CPR, ACLS, and dental radiation. She really enjoys interacting and finding the best financial option for our patients to advance them in dental treatment, as well as working with such a great team!
Jacqueline has a spunky yet sweet cat, named Bella. Whenever she has free time outside of the dental office, she enjoys restoring furniture, thrift shopping, hiking, crafting, and going to concerts.
Ally Hygiene Scheduling Coordinator
Ally joined our team in 2021, and she absolutely loves that dental wellness comes with immense love, support, and teamwork. Plus, the wonderful patients make it a joy to come to work each day! As for her studies, she attended Eastern Kentucky University after graduating from high school, and she majored in biochemistry.
When Ally isn’t at the office, you’ll most likely find her hiking and canoeing with her spouse, doing her nails, or napping. She also has three adorable cats, Max, Lily, and Molly!
Tracy Scheduling Coordinator
Tracy born and raised in Versailles, KY has been working in dentistry for two decades so far. She studied at Eastern Kentucky University and is an EDDA. Her additional advanced training includes courses in oral sedation, IV sedation, dental implant placement, and ACLS/BLS. She really enjoys interacting with patients and helping them day in and day out!
Outside of the dental office, Tracy and her husband Brett have a son named Brady and a rescue pup named Maize. She spends her free time reading, watching movies, going to concerts, and being a big UK football fan.
Carla Assistant Team Leader, Certified Dental Assistant and Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Carla has been working in the dental field for over 25 years now, and she loves helping patients through the transformative process of getting a great smile! She studied at Coastal Carolina Community College in North Carolina and is both a CDA and EDDA. She is also trained in sedation dentistry, dental implants, Invisalign, and CPR/ACLS.
Originally from Winchester, Carla and her husband Jared have two children named Zachery and Brayden, and two cats named Oreo and Turbo. Outside of work, she spends her free time going to the lake, vacationing, and spending quality time with her family. She’s also very OCD about keeping things organized, both at home and at the dental office.
Tiffany Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Originally from Paris, KY, Tiffany has been working in dentistry for nearly 30 years. She studied at both Bluegrass Community & Technical College and Kentucky Tech. Tiffany is an EDDA with advanced training in IV sedation, dental implants, CPR, ACLS, CEREC, and HIPPA/OSHA. She truly loves being able to help patients smile brightly again in the treatment chair!
Tiffany and her husband Cody have two daughters named Kennedy and Addison. Outside of work, she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends and doing all sorts of activities outdoors, including razor riding, camping, boating, and traveling.
Breanna Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Breanna is a graduate of MedQuest College, and on top of her EDDA training, she is also certified in IV Sedation and CPR. She has been in the dental field for 5 Years. She finds that working in dentistry is extremely rewarding, and nothing makes her happier than giving our patients the smiles they have always wanted.
Breanna is married and is a proud dog-mom to Maggie. If she isn’t hanging out with her husband, her child Colton, or pets, you’ll likely find her crafting, watching Netflix, or shopping.
Haley Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Haley started her externship in May of 2022, and she became a full-time member of our team a few short months later! In addition to being an expanded duties dental assistant, she has completed additional training on a wide range of topics, including CPR, AED, and basic first aid. When asked what she loves most about her job, she shared it’s that the entire office makes you feel like family!
Haley’s interests outside of dentistry include enjoying nature, buying lots of plants, and being a dog mom to her fur baby, Indie.
Kathy Registered Dental Hygienist
Kathy has been working in dental offices for almost 35 years now! She has her Associates in Applied Science from Lexington Community College and is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She’s also licensed in anesthesia and laser debridement and has received advanced training in IV sedation, CPR, and ACLS.
Outside of work, Kathy is married to her high school sweetheart Jeff. They have a daughter named Katie Mae and a dog named Lilly Belle. When she isn’t busy at work, she enjoys traveling to places like nearby wineries, the beach, and Disney World! She’s also proud to be a natural-born redhead.
Susan Registered Dental Hygienist, New Patient Coordinator, and Orthodontic Assistant
Susan grew up all over the country – in fact, she’d gone to twelve schools and lived in seven states by the time she was 20 years old! She studied at Texas Tech and the University of Kentucky for her education. In addition to dental hygiene training, she is also a CDT (Certified Dental Technician) and is trained in lasers and local anesthesia. Her dental career impressively spans over 34 years! What she enjoys most about this job is interacting with such wonderful people – both the patients and her work family.
Susan has three amazing (almost grown) children as well as a rescue terrier at home, and she loves spending as much quality time as she can with them. Other interests of hers include reading biographies, lifting weights, and volunteering at her church!
Mandy Registered Dental Hygienist
Mandy’s career in oral healthcare spans nearly a full decade now, and there’s nothing she enjoys more at the dental office than meeting so many great people! She studied at Bluegrass Community & Technical College and is certified in local anesthesia, IV sedation, and laser therapy.
Mandy is originally from Harrodsburg. She and her husband Jeremy have a daughter named Lily and two fur babies named Cici and Daisy. Her personal hobbies include reading a good book, playing board games, having Family Movie Nights, and gardening. She can also outlast anyone in the sauna at the gym!
Debbie Registered Dental Hygienist
Debbie has been an important member of our team since 2021, and she is bilingual (English and Spanish)! Before joining us, she graduated from Lexington Community College in 2002, where she earned her associate degree in applied sciences and became licensed in laser debridement, anesthesia, and CPR. Today, her favorite part of her job is being a part of an exceptional team of dental professionals that are focused on helping each patient achieve optimal oral health.
Debbie enjoys spending her time outside the office with her husband, two sons, and dogs. She also likes singing at her church, reading, and traveling.
Megan Hygiene Assistant
Megan completed her studies at Medical Career and Technical College. Now, she is both a registered dental assistant and an expanded duties dental assistant! She joined our team in 2022, and she’s been helping our patients get the top-tier dental care they deserve ever since.
As for interests outside of dentistry, Megan enjoys hiking, knitting, spending time with her daughter, and buying new houseplants!