Alison - Dental Hygienist
Alison is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. She graduated from Lexington Community College in 2004 and has been with Dr. Ballou since 2010. She enjoys working with patients and helping them achieve good oral health in a gentle, thorough manner. She is also certified to perform laser therapy to help treat patients with periodontal disease, as well as treat oral lesions. She recently got married and enjoys spending time with her new husband, Jeremy, and three step-children, Alex, Makayla and Logan. Outside of work she likes spending time outdoors, especially playing softball and disc golf.
Courtney - Dental Hygienist
Courtney is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. She was born and raised in Central Illinois in the heart of farm country! She graduated from Parkland College in 2011 and moved to Kentucky in 2012 when she joined Dr. Ballou’s team. She’s known for her gentle touch and sweet personality. One of the most rewarding parts of her job is gaining the trust of her patients and building relationships with them. She’s dedicated to helping patients achieve a smile they’re proud of. She feels blessed to work with such an amazing group of dental professionals and considers them family! Outside of the office, Courtney enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and her 2 dogs.
Paige - Dental Hygienist
Paige is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. She graduated from Bluegrass Community and Technical College in May 2010, and has been with Dr. Ballou since October 2010. She would describe herself as gentle, yet thorough and she enjoys working with patients of all ages. Paige is also certified to use laser therapy on patients, which includes treating periodontal disease and ulcerations in and on the mouth. When Paige is not practicing dental hygiene she enjoys spending time with her husband and two little girls.
Pamela - Patient Services Coordinator
Pamela is our Patient Services Coordinator. She has been with Dr. Ballou since 1983. She is a certified dental assistant and certified practice management administrator. She worked chairside for many years before moving to the administrative side of the office and now combines both skills for taking care of our patients. She loves to help people find a way to get the dentistry they want worked into their budget. If you’ve got bleaching, implant, orthodontic, or other treatment question, or any insurance question, she’s on it. When she’s not in the office she is with her husband, traveling, gardening or remodeling. She loves to do stained glass and traditional rug hooking.
Patsy - Dental Hygienist
Hi! My name is Patsy and I have worked with Dr. Ballou as a Dental Hygienist for over 37 years! I graduated from dental hygiene at the University of KY in 1975. I have been blessed to have created great relationships with my patients over the years. It is such a joy to be treating 2nd and 3rd generations of the young ones I started with. Always looking forward to creating new friendships and meeting you!
Sharon - Front Desk
Hi! My name is Sharon. I am a Certified Medical Assistant/Pharmacy Tech. I graduated from National College. I’ve been with Dr. Ballou since 2006. When I’m not at work I am spending quality time with my family. I love meeting and greeting our patients, whether it be on the phone or in person. I work with the greatest group of professionals in the business! I love my job and I can’t wait to meet you and your family!
Ashleigh - Registered Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Ashleigh has been with Dr. Ballou since April of 2014. She brings over 14 years of experience working in the dental field here in Richmond and enjoys working with patients of all ages. She is known for her friendliness, gentle touch and caring personality. Someone once told her, “Never see your job as just a job, it is a calling”. She says, “I love my job because every day is something new. I looks forward to meeting and working with you”. When Ashleigh is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband David and son Andrew.
Whitney – Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Whitney has been with Dr. Ballou since June 2013. She graduated from BCTC in May 2013 with a certificate in Expanded Duries Dental Assisting. As a little girl, Whitney aspired to work in the dental field, always telling her family of this dream. Whitney also loves Mission work and is hoping to soon take part in a dental mission trip to help those in need. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband Tyler and her wonderful family!
MariaRosa – Patient Care Coordinator
MariaRosa is one of our patient care coordinators. She brings with her over 14 yrs. in the dental field and almost 25 yrs. in customer service and management, most of which was served on Walt Disney World property. MariaRosa is known for her outgoing personality, warm smile, and contagious laugh. Her passion for people and service are evident whether she is helping you coordinate an appointment, treatment, resolve an insurance matter or just welcoming you into our office. When not at work MariaRosa enjoys spending time with her husband of over 27 yrs, her family, including 2 granddaughters, being a professional voice actor and being the CEO of Jillian's Joy Box, a non profit charity she founded and runs supporting UK children's hospital.