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We believe a compassionate and friendly team can truly change the way you look at dental care. This is why we carefully choose the members of our team. All of us understand that patients want the best possible dental care–both in terms of the quality of dentistry and in how they’re treated by their dental care provider.

At Wright Dental Center, we strive to develop long-term relationships with our patients so we can provide the personalized dental treatment you deserve. Take a moment to get to know us by reading our personal biographies below. We look forward to meeting you.

Cold Spring, KY Location

Devon Ashley

Dental Hygienist
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Stephanie Barnett

Patient Coordinator
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Kassandra Berglund

Sterilization Technician
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Amanda Dotson

Patient Coordinator
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Sara Ewing

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Carla Hardcorn

Dental Hygienist
Carla is a registered dental hygienist who graduated from University of Cincinnati in 1997. She is licensed in both Kentucky and Ohio in local anesthesia, laser debridement and as dental hygienist. Carla enjoys helping her patients learn how to take charge of their oral health and maintain a healthy smile.

Colleen Hines

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Colleen has practiced dentistry for over two decades and loves being able to help patients gain confidence in their smile. She is married with two children, and outside of work, enjoys spending time with family and friends. Colleen joined Wright Dental Center in 2022 and is excited to help change our patients’ lives.

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Jaclyn Landrum

Implant Assistant
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Stephanie Reed

Office Manager & Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Stephanie attended The Ohio University and has training in CEREC, implants & Zoom Whitening. She has worked in dentistry for over 30 years and enjoys building relationships with patients. She likes to help create beautiful smiles and provide a better quality of life. In her spare time she enjoys boating, being outdoors and spending time with her family.

Brittany Reddinger

Business Administrator & Marketing Coordinator
Brittany graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing. She is new to the dental field and recently joined our team after 9 years of working in the financial industry. Brittany is excited to start her new journey with our growing team. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends.

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Ashley Rose

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Ashley Thomas

Patient Coordinator
Ashley completed her Dental Assisting schooling at the Institute of Dental Technology in Florence, KY. She has been in the dental field for over two years. Ashley has always had a love for the dental field and is very pleased to have the opportunity to grow at Wright Dental Center as a Front Desk Coordinator. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her daughter, husband, and dog. Ashley also enjoys camping with family and any other activity that involves being outdoors.

Sandra Waymeyer

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Sandra has been in the dental field for a short time but is eager to learn. She is an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant with a degree from the Institute of Dental Technology in Lexington, KY. She also has many degrees in Welding technology along with an Associates in Science from Bluegrass and Community and Technology College. She enjoys making everyone feel confident and comfortable in their own Smile! Outside of work Sandra enjoys fishing, riding at off road parks, spending time with family and friends along with her dachshund Walt!

Marty Chilelli

Assistant Area Manager
Welcome to our practice! I am happy to answer your questions, plan for appointments and resolve any concerns and make your visits positive. I have worked in the dental field for 22 years and have been with Dr. James Wright III since 2015. I love the positive energy felt by everyone and I really appreciate the attentive care our doctors and team strive to provide, as individuals and collectively, to each patient. I am originally from Indiana and currently live in Hebron with my husband and two children.

Nick Parsons

CRNA
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Dr. James Wright III, DMD Torso Shot

Dr. James Wright III

Dentist
Dr. James “Bo” Wright earned his undergraduate degree at Western Kentucky University and moved on to earn a Doctor of Medical Dentistry from the University of Louisville. He purchased this dental practice in 2014. Forming long-term relationships with his patients is one of his favorite things about being a dentist. When not in the office, Dr. Wright enjoys boating and hunting with his three boys.

Dr. Scott Jacobs

Dentist
Dr. Scott Jacobs joined Wright Dental Center in 2019. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, and has a Master’s degree in Public Health from UK, as well. Before joining the practice, he held a faculty position in Endodontics at the UK College of Dentistry. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Alli and his newborn twins Amelia and Henry. He enjoys bow hunting and fly-fishing.

Dr. James Abadi

Dentist
Dr. James Abadi was born in Lexington, Kentucky. He attended Virginia Wesleyan College where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business and was a decorated four-year starter for the men’s varsity soccer team. Dr. Abadi returned to Lexington to attend the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD). Following his DMD program, Dr. Abadi was accepted into UK’s General Practice Residency where he received advanced training in Root Canal Treatment, Cosmetic Dentistry, Sedation Dentistry, Implant Dentistry and Dental Extractions.

Dr. Vanessa Short

Dentist
Dr. Vanessa Short completed her undergraduate studies in Biochemistry at the University of Cincinnati, then attended dental school at the Ohio State College of Dentistry. She is passionate about making the dental experience fun and helping to relieve the anxiety that many of her patients have about going to the dentist. Outside of dentistry, her passions include spending time with her Bernedoodle and traveling with family and friends.

Anderson, OH Location

Calli Ford

Hygienist
Calli is a registered hygienist and earned her degree from the University of Cincinnati. Calli is licensed to provide local anesthesia in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. She loves to educate and provide care for her patients' smiles. In her spare time, she enjoys being active and cheering on all Cincinnati sports teams.

Harley Morris

EFDA
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Kenzie Reeder

Patient Coordinator
Kenzie is one of our friendly patient coordinators. She has been in the dental field since 2014 and was trained as a dental assistant. Her past training helps provide patients with the necessary knowledge regarding their treatment plans and insurance coverage. As a schedule coordinator she enjoys watching our patients' progress as they come in for treatment. She is incredibly grateful to work in a fun, caring environment where she can learn something new everyday. Kenzie enjoys her time away from the office reading, Halloween, spending time with her family, friends and her cat Vader.

Lindsey Uphus

Dental Hygienist
Lindsey is a registered dental hygienist and is licensed to provide local anesthesia. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati with an associate's degree in Applied Science. Lindsey loves to provide her patients with the best care possible and enjoys working with an excellent team. In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys traveling, being outdoors and spending time with her husband, family, friends and her dog and cat- Milly and Bella.

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Dr. Scott Jacobs

Dentist
Dr. Scott Jacobs joined Wright Dental Center in 2019. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, and has a Master’s degree in Public Health from UK, as well. Before joining the practice, he held a faculty position in Endodontics at the UK College of Dentistry. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Alli and his newborn twins Amelia and Henry. He enjoys bow hunting and fly-fishing.

Dr. Vanessa Short

Dentist
Dr. Vanessa Short completed her undergraduate studies in Biochemistry at the University of Cincinnati, then attended dental school at the Ohio State College of Dentistry. She is passionate about making the dental experience fun and helping to relieve the anxiety that many of her patients have about going to the dentist. Outside of dentistry, her passions include spending time with her Bernedoodle and traveling with family and friends.

Hebron, KY Location

Jessica Chaffin

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Jessica has a decade of experience and a wide array of knowledge in dental procedures. She has a passion for helping patients gain a healthy smile through CEREC.

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Jennifer Cleeter

Dental Hygienist
Jennifer attended dental hygiene school at the University of Southern Indiana where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Jennifer is licensed in Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana with 8 years of experience. She loves helping her patients improve their oral health and enjoys making a personal connection. She enjoys the outdoors and being in her garden. Jennifer currently resides in Greendale, IN with her husband Kreig and four month old daughter Iyla.

Stacey Gregory

Patient Coordinator
Stacey was born and raised in Northern Kentucky, attended Boone County High School and NKU. She has worked in the dental industry for seven years. Three as an assistant and four as a patient coordinator and front desk manager in both general dentistry and orthodontics. Stacey enjoys working with and building relationships with patients and is always eager to assist them in any way. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three boys crafting, gardening, watching Nascar or doing anything outdoors.

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Sara Johnson

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Bessie Lucia

Office Manager
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Breanna Stanton

Dental Hygienist
Breanna has been a dental hygienist since she graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2017. She was born and raised in the Northern Kentucky area and currently resides in Hebron, KY. She is ecstatic to be working at Wright Jacobs Dental and thoroughly enjoys the family friendly atmosphere. Breanna takes pride in offering professional care and guidance for patients looking to improve their oral health. Breanna is compassionate and dedicated to her craft. When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

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Alicia White

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
Alicia began working in the dental field a decade ago and found her passion for dentistry as a patient. After undergoing numerous dental surgeries as a child, Alicia appreciated the care and comfort given to her, and strives to give that same care to our patients as we help them gain their smile. She’s eager to expand her dental knowledge and further her career by attending school full-time to become a dentist. When she’s not working and attending classes, Alicia loves spending time at the lake, fishing, going to the gym, and doing anything outdoors with her dog, Bentley.

Dr. James Abadi

Dentist
Dr. James Abadi was born in Lexington, Kentucky. He attended Virginia Wesleyan College where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business and was a decorated four-year starter for the men’s varsity soccer team. Dr. Abadi returned to Lexington to attend the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD). Following his DMD program, Dr. Abadi was accepted into UK’s General Practice Residency where he received advanced training in Root Canal Treatment, Cosmetic Dentistry, Sedation Dentistry, Implant Dentistry and Dental Extractions.

Dr. Scott Jacobs

Dentist
Dr. Scott Jacobs joined Wright Dental Center in 2019. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, and has a Master’s degree in Public Health from UK, as well. Before joining the practice, he held a faculty position in Endodontics at the UK College of Dentistry. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Alli and his newborn twins Amelia and Henry. He enjoys bow hunting and fly-fishing.

Union, KY Location

Angie Arrendondo

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Laura Blick

Dental Hygienist
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Elizabeth Brice

Patient Coordinator
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Andrea Coleman

Dental Hygienist
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Ashley Florence

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Missy Flowers

Dental Hygienist
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Chris Gatti

Patient Coordinator
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Kim Gregg

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Molly Hall

Office Manager
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Ashley Massie

Dental Hygienist
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Elizabeth McClurg

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Renee Miller

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Bev Olson

Patient Coordinator
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Katie Olson

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant
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Lisa Smith

Patient Coordinator
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Jenny Southerland

Dental Hygienist
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Amy Spinner

Treatment Coordinator
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Kalen Jacobs

Dental Hygienist
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Dorothy Williams

Dental Assistant
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Dr. Tyler Lincoln

Dentist
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Dr. Paul Massie

Dentist
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Stephie

Patient Coordinator
Stephie joined the dental field in October of 2019. She currently works with out team as a patient coordinator. Stephie recently began pursuing an education in dental hygiene at the University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash. In her free time Stephie enjoys spending time with her two young children and doing outdoor activities.

Jennie

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Jennie joined our team in October of 2014 and takes great pride in being a part of our team. Jennie works alongside Dr, Wright during most dental procedures. She has training in CEREC, implants and Zoom Whitening. Jennie enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 beautiful children at sporting events and the outdoors.

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