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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.
  • Melanie
    Front Desk Receptionist
    Melanie has lived in central Kentucky since 2003. She earned her Bachelor's of Health Sciences degree from the University of Kentucky in 2012 and is a proud member of the Big Blue Nation (Go Cats!). She loves being involved in the difference dentistry makes in people's lives and has worked for many years in the dental field, transitioning from dental lab technician to chairside assistant to front office specialist. Melanie is also graduate of the University of Kentucky Expanded Duties Dental Assistant Program (2010) with Coronal Polishing Certification (2009) and strives to provide the best possible experience for patients in all aspects of their dental visit.
    Outside the dental office, Melanie enjoys spending time with family and traveling to new places with her husband.

  • Noriko
    Front Desk Receptionist/Japanese Coordinator

    Noriko was born and raised in Japan, went to college there, and worked as a school teacher until moving to America with her family in 2005. She has a husband and two sons which she has raised in Tennessee and Kentucky since coming to America. Living in Kentucky since 2012, she
    worked for a time as a translator and interpreter for a Japanese manufacturing company in the area, as well as tutoring Japanese children to keep up with Japanese schooling studies. She enjoys doing Zumba and exercise classes at the gym during her free time, and is excited to join the team at Brannon Crossing Family Dental.

  • Annie

    Annie is a Registered Dental Hygienist with 18 years experience. She grew up in southeast Kentucky and moved to Lexington to attend Lexington Community College. She graduated in 1998 with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She has spent most of her career working in Nicholasville. She joined the team full-time in the spring of 2015. Annie is dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care to all of our patients. When not working, she and her husband enjoy spending time at their son and daughter's various sporting events.

  • Madeline
    Maddie graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program in 2011 from Bluegrass Community and Technical College. She was SADHA Preseident of her class and is licensed in Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide. She loves helping people achieve their optimal oral health and is great with children. She loves to laugh and make dental visits fun and enjoyable for her patients. When at home, Maddie enjoys playing video games together and love UFC as well as boxing.
  • Blair
    Clinical Team Leader/ Dental Assistant
    Blair graduated from the Brightwood College Dental Assisting program CA in December 2016. Blair loves being able to interact with the patients on a daily basis is what she enjoys most about being a dental assistant. Blair has a very outgoing personality. She grew up in a small town in Kentucky and relocated several times before settling this year back in her home state. Blair is also fluent in ASL. (American sign language).During her free time Blair loves spending time with family, friends and animals.
  • 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.
  • Lisa


  • Rainey
    Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
    Rainey is a registered Expanded Duties Dental Assistant with a variety of experience and certifications

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