Meet the Doctor & Staff

Our doctor and staff have achieved training and education in each of our respective areas and are always on the cutting edge of the latest treatment and technology in dentistry. We offer advanced treatment options that are not typically found in most dental offices, but we take the most pride in our integrity and understanding by learning your individual concerns. We will provide you with the opportunity to choose the type of dental health care you desire. Our goal is to help you feel your best, enjoy life and smile with confidence through good dental health.

Stephen P. Smythe, D.M.D.

Dr. Stephen Smythe is a 1988 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He entered private practice with his father the same year. As a third generation dentist, Dr. Smythe combines the latest advancements in dentistry with old fashioned care and concern. Throughout twenty five years in his South end dental practice, Dr. Smythe has consistently maintained the highest level of expertise by frequently attending conferences and advanced training courses on the latest in dental health. Dr. Smythe also enjoys sailing, scuba diving and spending time with his son and three daughters.

Kimberly Smythe, E.D.D.A.
Practice Manager, Dental Assistant

Kim joined our practice in 1983 and enjoys helping our patients maintain their dental health. Kim grew up in the area, attending St. Denis and Butler High School. Kim graduated from the Louisville College of Dental Assisting and has since achieved the highest level of training available for dental assisting and dental office management. She also received certificates from the University of Louisville in Radiology Technique and Safety, Expanded Duties Dental Assisting and Coronal Polishing. Kim enjoys cooking, interior decorating, spending time with her friends and raising her four children.

Karen Newton
Practice Manager, Patient Coordinator

Karen spent twenty three years making the friendly skies friendlier at Northwest Airlines customer care. At our practice, she enjoys treating everyone like first class by assisting our patients with the maintenance of their smiles. Karen also grew up in the area, attending St. Denis and Western High School. She is also a professional photographer, and enjoys being with friends, relaxing at the beach and raising her two sons.

Alison Williams, R.D.H.
Dental Hygienist

Ali graduated in 2001 with an Associate of Science with highest distinction. She went on to graduate, number one in her class (Sigma Cum Laude), with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Western Kentucky University. Ali volunteers for "Smile Kentuckiana" and stays active as a national dance team coach, marathon runner and mother of two.

Ashton Cornwell, R.D.H.
Dental Hygienist

Ashton attended Transylvania University and graduated in 2003 from University of Kentucky with an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene. Ashton attributes her love of dentistry to her father, a dentist himself. Growing up around dentistry contributed to her passion and commitment to excellence and patient care. Ashton enjoys working out, cooking, gardening and raising her daughter.

Samantha Adams, E.D.D.A.
Dental Assistant