231 E Brannon Rd


Meet The Staff

  • Amber
    Office Manager

    Amber has been a part of our team since Dr. Nakada started his practice at this new location in January 2013. Amber was born and raised in Japan until 1994. Since then, she has attended High School and continued her education in the United States. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She is fluent in both Japanese and English and has seven years of experience in Administration / Accounting before working in the dental office. Amber is also a member of AADOM (American Association of Dental Office Managers). She dedicates her time to making sure our office provides a welcome and comfortable atmosphere so we can allow patients to relax while receiving the best dental care. She is happy to assist you with scheduling an appointment and any questions you may have regarding financial and insurance.

    Certifications: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Coronal Polishing, Radiography

  • Shelby
    Front Desk Receptionist

    Shelby comes from a long line of dental assistants and has chosen to carry out her passion with us. She is a bright and friendly individual who enjoys being with her family, frequently vacationing in the Gatlinburg area, as well as helping out in her community.

    Certifications: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Coronal Polishing, Radiography

  • Lisa

    Lisa graduated in 2017 from the hygiene program at BCTC. She is licensed in anesthesia and nitrous oxide. She was born and raised in Lexington. She loves getting to know her patients while helping them achieve their oral health goals. In her free time Lisa enjoys UK sports, reading, and being with her family, especially her dog Tucker.

    License: Registered Dental Hygienist, Anesthesia 

  • Robin

    Robin Is a Registered Dental hygienist with 20 plus years experience. She graduated from Shawnee State University in 1996. She has her Anesthetic and nitrous oxide license as well as her General supervision.  Robin has a great personality and loves to get to know her patients and make them feel comfortable.  She was born and raised in eastern Kentucky where she moved away for 15 years to Florida and has recently moved back to the state she loves so much and to be with family.  She is a mother of three handsome sons. When she is not doing dentistry she is a wildlife rehabilitator - rescuing, caring and releasing injured wildlife. 

    License: Registered Dental Hygienist, Laser Use, Anesthesia 

  • Amy
    Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

    Amy is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant with certification in Coronal Polishing from University of Louisville. She has worked in General Dentistry since 1996. She also has 2 years experience in Oral Surgery office. When not working, she enjoys time with family and friends.

    Certifications: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Coronal Polishing, Radiography

  • Chelsea
    Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

    Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, Chelsea graduated from Institute of Dental Technology in 2014. Her gentle touch and friendly chair side manner helps patients feel more relaxed and comfortable during their visit. She is excited about this new chapter in her life, working at Brannon Crossing Family Dental. Outside of work Chelsea enjoys being around family, friends and is a huge fan of the Kentucky Wildcats!

    Certifications: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Coronal Polishing, Radiography

  • Kylee
    Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

    Kylee graduated from the Dental Assisting program in 2018 from Big Sandy Community and Technical College. She is certified in Coronal Polishing and Expanded Duties Dental Assisting. She later plans to pursue her dream of becoming a Dental Hygienist. Kylee loves experiencing new things and giving people a reason to smile. Outside of working, Kylee enjoys being a mommy to her son the most. She loves her family, friends, the outdoors, and UK basketball!

    Certifications: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Coronal Polishing, Radiography

  • Tara
    Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

    I graduated from Institute of Dental Technology in 2018 with a EDDA certification. I love working with patients and excited to grow with the company. When not at work I enjoy spending time with family, being outdoors and in the gym. I especially love being a mother to my two boys. 

    Certifications: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Coronal Polishing, Radiography

  • Destiny
    Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

    Destiny graduated from Medquest College in 2018 with her Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
    Certification. Being able to help people has always been important to her, that being her main
    motivation for choosing her career. She loves to see people smile, and is excited to take care of
    all of her patients. When not at work, she loves to spend time with her family and working out.

    Certifications: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Radiography


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