Dr. Michael Damian Becker returned to his hometown of Louisville after perfecting his skills at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, joining the navy, and completing a residency at Portsmouth Naval Medical Hospital. Today, he puts his extensive education to use at Hillview Family Dentistry, cleaning teeth, repairing cavities, and performing dental procedures such as implants and extractions. His office stays open for evening appointments to accommodate those who work or compete in candy-eating contests during the day.
At Kentucky Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center, board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeons Drs. Thad Schulten, W. Ronald Harris, and Timothy Acord and their team of certified assistants use the latest techniques and technology to perform a variety of procedures. They specialize in treatments ranging from dental-implant surgery and wisdom-tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery, and monitor patients before, during, and after surgeries that feature intravenous (IV) sedation or outpatient general anesthesia. The skilled surgeons can also remove excess folds or under-eye bags with eyelid surgery, and use surgical or nonsurgical treatments to address sleep apnea resulting from an albatross-obstructed airflow.
At Advanced Dental Center, dentist Rachel Talis and her team keep smiles healthy and beautiful. Dr. Talis graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, and went on to complete advanced training in areas such as dental implants and the treatment of gum disease. She also performs Zoom! teeth-whitening sessions that erase stains from smoking, drinking coffee, or mistaking a fountain pen for black licorice.
Dr. Jason McNabb grew up in the Louisville area, and when he decided to attend dental school he chose the University of Louisville. After undergoing advanced training in implants, endodontics, and cosmetic dentistry, Dr. McNabb opened Simply Smiles, where he treats the pain of impacted wisdom teeth, spots periodontal disease, and whitens teeth in-office. He also straightens teeth with ClearCorrect braces, which use custom-made clear trays instead of the traditional metal brackets that make it unsafe to microwave your food while it's in your mouth.
At Gerlach Family Dentistry, the husband-and-wife duo of Dr. Chip and Dr. Jo Ellen Gerlach understand the anxieties associated with visiting the dentist, especially for young children. Their gentle chairside manner sets patients of all generations at ease. The Gerlachs have found that educating their patients is a better way of relieving their fears than throwing them a candy bar every time they say the word cavity. The dental team never hesitates to explain the science behind each cosmetic or restorative procedure, along with the benefits and expected outcomes.In order to make visits safe and comfortable, Drs. Chip and Jo Ellen outfit their office with up-to-date dental technology. Gendex digital x-rays peer into roots and bone while reducing the radiation emissions of traditional x-rays by up to 80%. Composite fillings repair cavities with tooth-colored resin in place of mercury-laced amalgam fillings or peanut butter.
Dr.'s Bob and Michael Dick unite in their fight against tooth decay, leading a team of dental experts that caters to cusped and incisor alike with routine and cosmetic dentistry. The savings plan grants choppers a full year of dental protection, providing precious gumstones with security similar to bicycles locked inside Swiss banks. At the first appointment, the dentist better acquaints himself with the client’s teeth through a comprehensive exam, snapping digital x-ray images, deploying Velscope oral-cancer detection, checking bite alignment, and thoroughly cleaning gums and mouth bones. A take-home whitening kit brightens smiles safely and conveniently without the use of extracts drawn from blazingly white colonial wigs. With the savings plan, Groupon holders also receive a bouquet of discounts on future general and cosmetic dental services.
Kentucky native Dr. Ann Luckett has dedicated her dental career to staying abreast of emerging dental techniques. This dedication is evident through her comprehensive exams, custom-crafted crowns and dentures, and Kör teeth whitening procedures—a technique designed to permanently whiten teeth.