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Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.

Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.

Melisha Harris


Since graduating in 2006 from LCC College of Hygiene, Melisha has helped hundreds of patients achieve and maintain healthy smiles. Melisha not only takes her time to treat each patient and educate them on proper oral hygiene, but she gets to know each person that sits in her chair as an individual. Melisha enjoys caring for animals as much as she does her patients, and her four spoiled pets keep her busy at home.


Jhen


Jhen joined our team as a Dental Assistant in 2007, shortly after moving to the United States from the Philippines. She divides her time between the Frankfort and Louisville offices, and works hard in both places to make sure you have a comfortable visit. Jhen keep the clinical operations running smoothly and is always ready with the camera to show you your perfect Lumineers Smiles! Jhen’s co-workers are working to keep her affinity for chocolate at a manageable level.

Abby


While Abby has been a patient of Dr. B’s for 25 years, she only joined the Designing Smiles team in January of 2011. She has since been trained as both a dental assistant, and in front office procedures. She coordinates patient visits and treatments, and ensures that every person who walks through our door is greeted with a friendly smile. Abby and her husband of 20 years have two teenage children that keep them very busy - and tired!

Christy K. Thomas

EDDA and CNA


Christy has been working with Dr. Baluyut since 1999. She made her move into dental from the medical field with her CNA. She works as an EDDA with her certifications in polishing and dental radiography from the University of Kentucky. From Georgetown, she works in both Louisville and Frankfort offices. Anytime outside of work she spends with her husband, son, and daughter.


Bobbie Lenear

EDDA



Emily Carpenter

Receptionist