Meet our Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Denise

Clinical Supervisor/Lab Technician

Denise

Denise started in the orthodontic field in 1981 after graduating from an accredited dental assistant program in Louisville. She joined DuPlessis Orthodontics in February of 1995. She really enjoys making various appliances in the lab. Denise loves the positive effect orthodontic treatment has on our patients! Everyone loves a beautiful smile! She especially enjoys when the parent is so proud of the way their child's treatment turned out that they decide to go into orthodontic treatment themselves!

Denise lives in Elizabethtown and loves spending most of her free time outdoors. She looks forward to going to the lake, skiing, camping, hiking, flying airplanes, traveling out West with her husband Tom on their motorcycles, and playing with their Standard Poodle, Romeo.


Andrea

Practice Manager

Andrea

Andrea began her career with DuPlessis Orthodontics in 1995 as an orthodontic assistant. She took a brief leave of absence to add to her family and to further her college education. After graduation, she returned to serve as our practice manager. Andrea works with our patients and their families to ensure a positive experience during treatment. She enjoys meeting new patients and welcoming them into our practice.

Andrea lives in Elizabethtown with her family of all boys and her Australian shepherd, Emmett. An avid reader, Andrea also enjoys gardening and spending time with her horses.


Christy

Patient Coordinator/Clinical Orthodontic Assistant

Christy

Christy began her dental career as a dental assistant in 1996. She joined our orthodontic team in July 1998. Christy works as a receptionist and chairside assistant and really enjoys building friendships with patients and their families. She is dedicated to creating outstanding smiles and loves seeing our patients’ smiles transform from start to finish. Christy also appreciates her team members’ unique ability and talents, and feels fortunate to work with them to provide outstanding orthodontic care in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Christy lives in Elizabethtown with her husband, Damon, and their two daughters, Brittany and Audrey. In her spare time she enjoys listening to music, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.


Emily

New Patient Coordinator/Lab Technician

Emily

Emily has been a member of our orthodontic team since 2001. Emily works as a chairside assistant and in the lab preparing study models. You will also find Emily working in our consultation room, where she welcomes new patients to our practice and prepares them for treatment. Emily loves watching the transformation of our patients’ smile from beginning of treatment to the end. It is rewarding for her to see the beautiful smiles they get to enjoy for a lifetime!

Emily lives in New Haven with her husband, Jeff, and their son, Max. They have a special angel in heaven named Mia Anna. They also have a dog, Macy, and a cat, Sophie. Emily enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


 


Rita

Chairside Orthodontic Assistant

Rita

Rita has been an orthodontic assistant for more than 30 years, and she's been with DuPlessis Orthodontics since 2002. She enjoys working with the patients; they keep her young! She also enjoys meeting new people and giving them a beautiful smile to last a lifetime!

In Rita's spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, who is a respiratory therapist, and their two kittens, Harley and Mossy. She also loves riding motorcycles with her boyfriend and raising money for Kosair Charities.


Pam

Chairside Orthodontic Assistant

Pam

Pam has been an orthodontic assistant for more than 20 years, and she joined DuPlessis Orthodontics in December 2004. She truly loves working with kids, both young and young-at-heart! Her favorite part of her job is helping people relax and have fun while in our office. She loves working with our team and enjoys spending time with her co-workers in and out of the office.

Pam has been married for 21 years to Jody. She has two boys, Jake and Thad, and a yorkie named Sweetie who has been a part of their family for 14 years! They enjoy UK Basketball, Dallas Cowboy Football, and anything outdoors. She has a special word, hope, which comes from her belief in God.


LariLynn

Chairside Orthodontic Assistant

LariLynn

Larilynn has been working with DuPlessis Orthodontics since she moved to Kentucky from Houston, Texas, in 2005. What she loves most about her job is the improvement orthodontics makes in a patient's life. She loves watching their self-esteem grow right before her eyes!

Larilynn has been married to her husband since 1987. They have a daughter, son, and a wonderful son-in-law. She has many four-legged family members including horses, dogs, cats, and chickens (even though they only have two legs). In her sparse spare time, she enjoys cooking and painting.


Amanda

Patient Coordinator

Amanda

Amanda has more than 20 years of experience in the dental field and joined our office in July of 2010. She enjoys meeting new patients and seeing the transformation of confidence a patient gains with their new, beautiful smile! She also enjoys working with her friendly and enthusiastic co-workers, who, through excellent teamwork, make each day a lot of fun!

Amanda is married to her husband, Bert, and they have two daughters, Lily and Ava. Their family also has a Miniature Schnauzer named Roxy. Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves UK Basketball, Notre Dame Football, and the Cincinnati Reds Baseball. In her spare time, Amanda likes to listen to all types of music, but her favorite band is Aerosmith. She also enjoys watching anything featuring Betty White!


Jennifer

Financial and Insurance Coordinator

Jenn

Jennifer started at our office in 2010 with 20 years of insurance experience. What she enjoys most about her job is relationships she makes with the patients and their families, as well as the amazing team work that it takes to achieve beautiful smiles! Jenn feels excited to see the little miracles that happen every day in the improvement of a patient’s self-confidence. 

Jennifer has been happily married for 22 years to her best friend Jason. They have two beautiful children, Brooke and Jase. She keeps busy cheering on her two favorite soccer players and college teams, UofL, UofK, and WVU…yes this is possible! When relaxing, she enjoys a hot cup of tea with a good movie or book. She loves the ocean and her bucket list includes visiting Ireland and the waters of Greece.


Hillary

Records Coordinator

Hillary

Hillary lives in Elizabethtown and has worked for DuPlessis Orthodontics since graduating from a private homeschool in May of 2011. She enjoys meeting new people and working with all the ladies in the front office. Hillary loves DuPlessis Orthodontics because the office is like her second family; she feels truly blessed to be here!

Hillary is a member of Lakeside Worship Center. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her parents, siblings, and niece and nephew. She also has a love of vintage clothing!


Sara

Chairside Orthodontic Assistant

Sara

Sara started her career in the dental field in 2010 as a dental assistant. She later began her career in orthodontics where she has realized the phrase, “If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life.” The best aspects of her job are meeting new people and seeing the transformations of not only their smiles, but their self-confidence, as well. She also loves working with her coworkers, who she considers to be some of the most genuinely kind people she knows. Sara, like the rest of our team, has a strong work ethic and truly cares about our patients.

Sara lives in Elizabethtown with her husband and three children. She enjoys hiking, canoeing, cooking, reading, and trying new things, especially food! She also loves standup comedy and watching Kentucky Basketball with family and friends. Most of all, she loves having a wonderful family to share her life with and to go home to at the end of each day.