Garden Springs Dental
A Great Dentist

Meet the Team at Garden Springs Dental

At our dental office, we treat each patient as if they are a family member. Our team is dedicated to providing friendly service in a warm and caring environment. Our goal is to help manage your dental needs and ensure that every visit to our Lexington, KY dental office is pleasant and enjoyable.

We strive to provide personalized dental care based on your specific oral health needs by taking the time to listen to your concerns so we can understand your priorities. We're proud of our energetic dental team and their commitment to delivering the highest quality care to our valued patients. 

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Dr. Chris Davis, DMD

Dr. Davis is a graduate of the University of Kentucky dental school, one of the best in the country. He has been a dentist for 23 years and has completed several post-graduate courses in different fields of dentistry since receiving his DMD degree.

His emphasis on patient comfort as well as keeping up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry enable him to provide his patients with the best quality of care in the field. Dr. Davis has a broad range of experience in different areas of dentistry, from cosmetic and restorative dentistry to surgical treatments and root canal therapy.

His approach to your treatment starts with carefully and attentively listening to you. Then, after a complete and thorough examination, he reviews and discusses any diagnoses and treatment options with you.

“I am proud to provide my patients with the best in dental technology, treatment options, and patient comfort. It is my pleasure to address all your questions and concerns.”

In his spare time, Dr. Davis enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, golfing, and watching U.K. basketball and football. Go Cats!!

Dr. Davis is a member of:

  • American Dental Association
  • Kentucky Dental Association
  • Bluegrass Dental Society
  • Bluegrass Dental Society Board Member 2004-2010
  • SPEAR Study Group
  • Delegate to Kentucky Dental Society 2005-2012
  • University of Kentucky College of Dentistry Board Member 2005-2010
  • President of University of Kentucky College of Dentistry Alumni Association 2008-2010
  • President of Bluegrass Dental Society 2009-2010
  • Member of University of Kentucky Alumni Association 2011
  • Fellow of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
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Dr. Gregory Edens, Jr., DMD

Hailing from El Paso, Texas, Dr. Edens graduated from Texas A&M University with a double major in biochemistry and genetics. After graduation, he attended dental school at University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.

Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Edens was chosen to participate in a one-year general practice residency at the U.K. that focused on restoration, cosmetic, and hospital-based dental cases.

Both he and his wife have lived in Lexington for over 18 years and proudly call Kentucky their home. Dr. Edens enjoys Kentucky basketball, golf, and great movies.

“I look forward to meeting you and assisting you in deciding your dental treatment needs!”

Dr. Edens is a member of:

  • American Dental Association
  • Kentucky Dental Association
  • Bluegrass Dental Society
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Dr. Austin Jones, DMD

Dentist

Hailing from West Virginia, Dr. Jones attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and graduated in 2016.  Dr. Jones was then chosen to participate in a one-year general practice residency at U.K. that focused on restoration, cosmetic, and hospital-based dental cases.  He loves using his dental skill set to provide an array of dental services to patients.  When asked what his favorite part of dentistry is, he replied:

"My favorite part of being a dentist is the patients.  I love meeting new people and building lifelong relationships"

Dr. Jones is married to Dr. Jane Katherine Jones (a pediatric dentist) and has two children, Ashlynn James and Harrison Reed (twins).  When he is outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his family, dogs Ellie May & Leroy (a Goldendoodle and Bernadoodle, respectively), playing golf, playing guitar, and is a Bourbon/wine enthusiast!

 

Dr. Jones is a member of:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of General Dentists
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics
  • Bluegrass Dental Society
  • SPEAR Study Group
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Amber Davis

Manager

Amber is our Office Manager, overseeing all operations of the practice.

“I love working here. We have a fantastic, well-trained, very talented, skilled, and friendly staff. We work very hard not only to make every patient feel very welcome here but for them to also feel they have received superior care and customer service.”

When away from the office, she enjoys reading, puzzles, shopping, and spending time with her husband, Chris; her children, Caleb and Emily; and their mini-golden doodle, Abby.

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Pamela Maddox

Office Manager

Pamela comes to us with 11 years of experience in dentistry, working her way from front office to management.

I truly enjoy helping people and working in a team environment where everyone has a common goal.  

She is recently married, and has 3 boys and 1 granddaughter. 

When Pamela is not working she enjoys going to the lake with family and friends, reading and traveling.   She is a huge sports fan, and loves Kentucky basketball. 

Carrie Wills

Hygienist

Carrie went to school at Bluegrass Community and Technical Collage.  She loves helping patient and making them feel comfortable. Carrie is married to Andrew and they have fur babies   named Basil and Reuben they are happy guinea pigs .   When she is not at work, she enjoys playing video games, bowling, and spending time with her husband.   

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Aubrey

Dental Hygienist

Aubrey's outgoing and fun personality has made her a fantastic addition to our team and is quickly growing a patient following!  She has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology and Chemistry minor from Eastern Kentucky University.  She later attended Bluegrass Community & Technical College to obtain her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.

"I genuinely care about my patient's needs and enjoy finding methods to improve each and every individuals oral health."

Outside of the office Aubrey loves finding and trying new restaurants around town, watching UK basketball & movies, and hanging out with friends and family.

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Aimee

Dental Hygienist

Aimee is a graduate of Bluegrass Technical College and a fantastic addition to our team. She enjoys teaching patients new things, particularly when it comes to helping them learn to care about their oral health and its correlation to systemic health.

“My favorite part is converting 'anti-flossers' and seeing the little patients loving to come to the office for their check-ups!”

Aimee is always happy and positive and truly loves her job!

Outside of work, she stays active with her husband, Chris, and children, Tiffany and Evan. Aimee also enjoys good food and church on Sundays.

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Jaclyn

Hygienist

Jaclyn graduate from Bluegrass Community and Tech College in 2016.

I love building a personal relationship with each patient and helping them improve their oral hygiene.  I enjoy making a difference in their lives.  

When Jaclyn is not at work she enjoys spending time with he cat, "Lovie," shopping, traveling, and hang out with friends.

Madison Gayheart

Hygiene Assistant

Madison enjoys helping the dentist.  She also wants to make sure that every patient has the best experience.  When she is not working, she enjoys riding her four wheeler and teaching her mini Australian shepherd new tricks.

Kassidy Goodman

Hygiene Assistant

Kassidy enjoys working in dentistry because it is a field that can improve the overall health of a patient.  She loves watching patients be happy about the services provided and leaving the office feeling great about themselves.  When Kassidy is not a work, she likes to spend time with family and friends, especially her little brother Carson. 

Amber Smith

Dental Assistant

Amber has been an assistant since 2013.  She has worked in our office for 2 years.

I enjoy meeting new people and getting patients out of pain.

Amber has a boyfriend named John and a fur baby named Luke.  Outside of the office she likes  kayaking, wakeboarding, boating and camping. Basically all things outdoors.  She also enjoys spending time with friends and family.  She also enjoys cleaning.

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Cassie

Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

After jumping into the dental field at 15 years old, Cassie has had a passion for dentistry her whole life! Since graduating from Bluegrass Community & Technical College in 1992, she has worked in virtually all areas of the dental office, with experience coordinating insurance benefits, scheduling, assisting, and managing a practice. Her additional skills in coronal polishing and I.V. placement for sedation dentistry make her quite a gem!

Cassie enjoys dentistry because she has a love for art and creativity. She also finds joy in sharing the excitement and confidence that a new smile can bring!

Cassie has two sons, Trevor and Dalton. When not working, she enjoys art, vinyl cutting, photography, clogging, and singing.

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Jessica Tipton, EDDA

Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

With over ten years of experience, Jessica’s knowledge and skills as a dental assistant are a valuable asset to the Garden Springs Dental team! Jessica graduated from the Institute of Dental Technology in 2009 with her Expanded Duties Dental Assistant certification. She works side by side with Dr. Edens to provide exceptional dental care to our patients. Even though Jessica is a fairly new addition to our practice, her can-do attitude and bubbly personality are contagious, and she sets the tone for a productive workday. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys going to the movies or shopping.

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Michelle M.

Treatment Auditor

We’re so excited to have Michelle with us again! Michelle has over 15 years of front office and customer service experience and is a true team player. When asked what her favorite part of working for our practice is, she said,

"I enjoy all the patients and working for a family owned business that truly cares about their patients above all!"

When Michelle's not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband David, children Makayla and Logan, going to church, and visiting with friends. She loves hiking, reading, and creating memories with her family.

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Claudine

Insurance Benefits Coordinator

Claudine joined our team in 2013, bringing with her ten years of customer service experience, four of those spent in the field of dentistry.  

“I love it here! I enjoy working with the wonderful doctors and staff. We have wonderful patients, and I take pride in my job.”

Claudine is married to Jon and has two children, Jordan and Jessica. Outside of work, she enjoys going to church and is very involved in the scouting community.

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Grace

Scheduling Coordinator

Grace brings three years of customer service to our office. Her efficiency and attention to detail make her the perfect fit to help us maintain our schedule. Grace is very personable and enjoys her administrative career.  She said…

"I love getting to meet new patients and working with new people every day.  I really enjoy creating a lasting relationship with patients and creating a welcoming environment."

There’s more to Grace than just her friendly face and pleasant voice. In her spare time, she enjoys knitting, doing crafts, taking her dog to the park and going to local music shows.

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Kimi

Financial and Treatment Coordinator

Joining our practice in November 2019, Kimi comes to us with 10+ years of experience in the dental field!  She is amazing at helping our patients understand their treatment and helping patients with one of our many payment options.  Kimi is down to earth and is always making us laugh!  When asked why she enjoys this career, she replied:

"I just really enjoy helping people!"

When Kimi is away from the office, she loves spending time with friends and family, traveling, trying new restaurants, shopping, and hanging out with her dog, Izzy.

Brianna Abney

Receptionist

Brianna enjoys helping patients.  She is married to Dean Abney.  Brianna enjoys hanging out with friends and family and enjoys playing with her dogs.

Nita Sehgal

Parking Lot Attendant

Nita enjoys working with the  public and providing great customer service.  She is engaged and has two daughters  Natalia and Sophia.  When she is not working she enjoys hiking, going to the park with her kids, and shopping. 

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Caleb Davis

Clinical Assistant

Caleb began working for our office to maintain the lawn mowing and landscaping when we purchased our new building in 2014, and in 2016, began working additionally as a Clinical Assistant to all our staff.  His desire to learn, his work ethic, willingness to help in any task, and his outgoing and humorous personality make him the life of the party!  He has been a great addition to our team!  Caleb is currently a Freshman at Morehead State University where he is pursuing a Business Degree.  When away from school and work, he loves to fish!  He is also very active with his friends and family, and enjoys spending time with his Mini-Goldendoodle, Abby.

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