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Meet the Doctors of Dale Family Dentistry, New Albany

At Dale Family Dentistry, we are a team of caring, experienced dental professionals who use only the most advanced technologies, materials & procedures. At our community-focused practice, your comfort & satisfaction come first. We offer convenient appointments, so you don’t have to miss work or school for your care, something our team feels strongly about.

We pride ourselves on taking the time to listen & get to know each patient as an individual. The entire team at Dale Family Dentistry looks forward to seeing you soon & developing a relationship with you to build the bridge toward long-term trust & successful dental care. See why our patients can’t stop smiling!

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Kenneth Dale, DDS

Dr. Dale received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University Southeast in 1985. He received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with High Distinction & was the 1985 Chemistry Student of the Year. In 1989, Dr. Dale received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. He graduated with Distinction & was the recipient of the 1989 John F. Johnston Award. This award is for outstanding proficiency in fixed & removable partial prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, partial dentures, etc.). In 1990, Dr. Dale completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Dale is also a member of the American Dental Association & Indiana Dental Association. He regularly attends continuing education conferences & stays current on all the latest dental material & techniques.

As a Southern Indiana native, Dr. Dale enjoys serving his local community of New Albany & all of the surrounding areas. After practicing dentistry for over 28 years, Dr. Dale still loves going to work every day, educating his patients about their dental health & helping them attain their best smile possible. It is important to him to listen carefully to each patient’s needs & wants & to offer personalized treatment for each of his valued patients.

Dr. Dale & his wife, Theresa, have been happily married for 25 years & were blessed with two wonderful children, Alex & Matthew. Alex is now married to a terrific young man, Quinn, & they both are proud graduates of the University of Louisville. Matthew is enjoying life as a dedicated Boilermaker at Purdue University. Dr. Dale & his family have been proud, active members of Southeast Christian Church since 1991. They now attend the Indiana Campus of Southeast Christian Church. Dr. Dale has been a dedicated volunteer in the traffic department of the Indiana Campus since it’s opening in 2009. You will always find him greeting the church guests in their cars with a big smile every Sunday morning, come rain or shine!

Dr. Dale has written & published The Bible Guide, a guide for reading the Bible in one year. He has also written several devotions that have been published in Creation Magazine & enjoys studying & writing his paraphrased version of the books of the Bible called the UKV (Uncle Kenny Version) in his spare time. He has also developed dental-related financial software currently being used in our office to help our patients with their financial needs.

Chad Canal, DDS

dr_canalDr. Canal earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana University Dental School with Highest Distinction. During his younger years, he was an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America & was also an avid soccer player who went on to be an NCSAA Boys’ Soccer All-American. While in his college years, Dr. Canal was awarded the IU Founders Scholarship, along with the IU Dental School Sarbinoff Memorial Scholarship, was a member of the IU Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, & the IU Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society & was on the Dean’s list all his college career. Dr. Canal was also awarded with the very prestigious award of Best of the Best for Excellence in Prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, etc.) in his graduating class. In Dr. Canal’s later years in dental school, he was also chosen & honored to teach younger dental students skills in restorative dentistry.

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