The Dentists of Davis Dental Center
All of our professionals at Davis Dental Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Due to our growing patient base and demand, we now have three highly qualified dentists to serve all our patients needs. Please help us welcome Dr. An Nguyen who started April 2015 and Dr. Ruth Powderly who started May 2016.
Rachel H. Davis, B.A., D.M.D./Owner
Dr. Rachel Davis is a General Dentist practicing in all areas of dentistry, with a special interest in Implant Dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation cases. A graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Dr. Rachel began her dental career as a Dental Assistant and Lab Technician during her high school and college years at her father's practice, The Dental Implant Center, before immediately transitioning to a full-time General Dentist position at a respected dental center upon graduation from dental school. In 2007, Dr. Rachel purchased the office she was working at and thus started Davis Dental Center. Dr. Rachel loves practicing dentistry and it shows when she changes her patients lives. Dr. Rachel is happily married to Christopher Stockton, her business partner and office manager. They have one daughter Lydia and are expecting their second child in August 2016.
Ngoc An K. Nguyen, D.M.D.
Dr. An Nguyen is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and joined our practice in April 2015. She is gentle, friendly and caring. Dr. An is passionate about dentistry and strives to treat every patient as she would her own family. Dr. An enjoys furthering her knowledge through Continuing Education courses and learning new improved techniques and technology. Since joining Davis Dental Center, she has acquired certification in Conscious Sedation and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), Laser Dentistry and Placement and Restoration of Dental Implants - she is an essential part of our Dental Team. Dr. An is happily married with two children.
Ruth Powderly, D.D.S.
Dr. Ruth Powderly is a graduate of The Ohio State University School of Dentistry and joined our practice in May 2016. She is the newest addition to our office and also enjoys furthering her dental knowledge through Continuing Education courses to make her a more proficient dentist. Dr. Ruth is knowledgeable in many new techniques available in the dental world today and loves taking advantage of all the technology at our practice. She adores meeting patients and interacting with them on a daily basis, while providing them with the best care possible. Dr. Ruth is getting married in November of this year and is extremely happy to call Louisville her home. She looks forward to meeting all of our wonderful patients.
The Amazing Staff of Davis Dental Center
Stephanie, RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Stephanie is a graduate of the University Of Louisville School Of Dentistry Hygiene Program and joined our team in April 2008 as a full-time hygienist and currently works 4 days a week, taking Wednesday off as a family day. She is a practicing hygienist that is as nice and fun as her cleanings are. She has been a hygienist for 10+ years and currently holds an anesthesia license, general supervision certificate and is qualified in laser therapy treatment. We are privileged to have Stephanie with all her knowledge and expertise on our dental team.
Jennifer F., RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Jennifer F. joined our practice at the end of 2011 and was an excellent addition to our hygiene team working on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. She is a graduate of University of Louisville Hygiene Program and brings expertise from many years in practice as a dental hygienist. She also holds an anesthesia license, generalized supervision certificate and is qualified in laser therapy. Her gentle touch and great personality make her cleaning appointments a pleasure for her patients. Jennifer is originally from Louisville, she is happily married and has two beautiful children that keep her busy outside of the office.
Jennifer S., RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Jennifer S. intially practiced dental hygiene in our office from 2005-2006 and after working 8 years in Arizona, moved back to Lousville and rejoined our practice in 2015 working Mondays and Wednesdays. She is a graduate of University of Louisvlle Dental Hygiene Program and was active in student government as the 2003-2005 class president. She holds dual dental hygiene licenses in Kentucky and Arizona and is certified for local anesthesia and laser therapy in KY. When not working Jen is either enjoying the outdoors, doing home projects, or cheering on the Cardinals with her husband, son, and boxer dog.
Patty, RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Patty graduated from University of Louisville with a degree in Dental Hygiene and has been practicing for over 25 years. In 2014, our practice was lucky to acquire Patty 4 days a week (Monday-Thursday) and all her knowledge and expertise. Patty is certified in Laser Therapy, Local Anesthesia, administering Nitrous Oxide and can work under General Supervision.
Over the years, she has been a member of the Kentucky Board of Dentistry holding the position of President between 1997-1998. During this time, Patty had the opportunity to help with legislation in Frankfort for Kentucky Dentist and Hygienists. Patty has 3 grown children and is expecting her first grandchild at the end of the summer of 2016.
Sher, EDDA (Extended Duties Dental Assistant)
Sher graduated from ATA Career College in 2008. She completed her Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) and Coronal Polishing certifications at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. She joined our practice in April 2015 and assists all three doctors and hygienists. When Sher is not at work, she can be found spending time with her family and working out.
Taylor, EDDA (Extended Duties Dental Assistant), CDD (Certified Dental Designer), Coronal Polishing Certified
Taylor joined our practice in April 2007. She graduated from ATA Medical College with a speciality in Dental Assisting. She quickly thereafter acquired her certification as an EDDA and obtained her Coronal Polishing certificate, which makes her able to polish teeth with a rubber cup and paste. In 2014 Taylor tackled learning the design aspect of CAD/CAM restorations and is the lead assistant in deisgning most of the crowns, onlays, inlays and bridges in the office. She recently became certified as a CDD (Certified Dental Designer) in CAD/CAM design and technology. Taylor’s ambition to learn has proven to make her a key member in running the dental operations of the office. Taylor has one cat named Piper.
Beth, (Dental Assistant)
Beth joined our practice in May 2015 after attending Dental Careers Institute in Buckhead, Georgia. Beth is in the process of becoming an EDDA (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant) and works with all the doctors and hygienist on staff. When Beth is not at work she's busy with her two sons and daughter. They spend as much time as they can outside gardening and enjoying the sun!
Christopher Stockton, Office Manager/Owner
Christopher went to school for Computer Science at the University of Central Florida. He joined the practice in 2013 learning the business from the bottom to the top, and he has continued to educate himself through Dental Continuing Education courses. Christopher was new to the dental world but not new to managing a team of professionals. As an owner of several businesses and in the Tech industry for years, he enjoys working with talented, dedicated employees. Christopher is an avid pilot, loves his motorcycle and goes fishing with his family whenever the opportunity arrises. He is the proud husband of Dr. Rachel Davis and the father to their daughter Lydia.
Olga, EDDA (Extended Duties Dental Assistant)/Front Office
Olga moved to Louisville from Russia in 2006 as an exchange student and decided to pursue a career as a Dental Assistant. Olga completed her degree at the Academy of Dental Assisting of Louisville. Although Olga is trained as a dental assistant, she is found most days at the front office but helps out in the back whenever needed. Olga is well-trained in scheduling, insurance and patient management. Olga and her husband have two beautiful daughters, Ava and Natalie and a cat named Muffin that keeps them busy when not at work. Olga is a true professional and a pleasure to work with. She is fluent in several languages, loves spending time with her friends and family and is quite the tennis player. Olga loves cheering on the Louisville Cards.
Jessica, EDDA (Extended Duties Dental Assistant)
Jessica is a born and raised Louisvillian. She attended school at ATA Medical College and the University of Louisville where she received her EDDA certificate in May 2015. She has been an assistant with Davis Dental Center since March 2016. She is a mother of two beautiful children, one girl and one boy. She loves her career as a dental assistant and enjoys the knowledge gained while doing it. Davis Dental Center is her second home.
Crystal, Front Office
Crystal joined Davis Dental Center in March 2015 as a front office team member. She has a BA in English from Indiana University and comes to us with over 20 years experience in customer service. Learning the business of dentistry has been a challenging change of career, but Crystal has jumped in with enthusiasm. She assists our patients with everything from booking appointments to filing insurance. After her day at the dental office is done, Crystal helps her husband run their own small business based here in Louisville. In her free time, she enjoys spending family time with her husband and step-daughter, cheering for U of L, cooking, traveling, and expanding her knowledge of wine and spirits.
Carla, Front Office, Insurance Coordinator
Carla relocated from Chicago to Louisville in 2015 and quickly joined the best practice in town. Carla has brought with her over 20 years of experience in the dental field and works as our Insurance Coordinator. She graduated from Harper College in Palatine, IL. When Carla is not at work, she can be found sewing and dabbling in crafts. She has also travelled extensively around the United States, Europe, Asia and Central America and hopes to continue her travels in the future.
Stephanie "Stubbs", Patient Care Coordinator
Stephanie, or “Stubbs,” has over 20 years experience in dentistry. She is our Treatment Planner, responsible for coordinating treatment and performing consultations including, but not limited to, implant placement and sedation dentistry. She's super friendly but persuasive, and will talk your ear off if you let her. She has brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to our practice. Stubbs graduated with an Associates Degree in Science from JCTCS in 2014, and received her dental education from the University of Louisville Dental School. Stubbs has a real zest for life and is one of the funniest people to be around. She loves to travel and kayak with friends. She has two cats but don’t let that fool you, she is a true CARDS fan.
Chavely, EDDA (Extended Duties Dental Assistant), Coronal Polishing Certified
Chavely joined our practice in July 2016. She graduated from The Medical Institute of Kentucky (TMIKY) in 2014 as an EDDA (Extended Duties Dental Assistant) and obtained her Coronal Polishing certificate a year later after working in the dental field as an assistant. Chavely's positive attitude and strong passion for the dental field contribute to her overall love of her chosen career in dentistry. In addition to her personality, she is bi-lingual which provides a better patient understanding to our Spanish speaking patients. When Chavely is not working, she is either enjoying time with her family and friends, traveling across the US or discovering new adventures.