Meet Kenneth G. Dale, DDS & His Team

Kenneth G. Dale, DDS

Dr. Dale received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry with high distinction from Indiana University Southeast in 1985, when he was also the Chemistry Student of the Year. In 1989, Dr. Dale received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, again graduating with distinction, from Indiana University School of Dentistry. That same year, he was the recipient of the 1989 John F. Johnston Award 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. He is a member of the American Dental Association & Indiana Dental Association & regularly attends continuing education conferences to stay current on all the latest dental materials & 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 30 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 27 years & were blessed with two wonderful children, Alex & Matthew. Matthew is a proud alumni of Purdue University & is now enjoying his new career in the Dental Marketing field. Alex is now married to a terrific young man, Quinn. Both are proud graduates of the University of Louisville & are the blessed parents of Dr. Dale & Theresa’s first grand-daughter, Sadie.

Dr. Dale & his family have been proud, active members of Southeast Christian Church since 1991. They attend the Indiana Campus of Southeast Christian Church, where Dr. Dale has been a dedicated volunteer in the traffic department of the Indiana Campus since it’s opening in 2009. You will often 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 the dental-related financial software currently being used in our office to help our patients with their financial needs.

Ryan Heinz, DMD


Dr. Ryan William Heinz grew up in new Albany & attended Christian Academy of Indiana. Dr. Heinz proudly uses his artistry & meticulous attention to detail to help people by caring for their oral health. He earned his dental degree from the University of Louisville, and also holds degrees in biology & chemistry & a minor in botany from Indiana University Southeast. Having completed his General Practice Residency at the University of Louisville, Dr. Heinz is now happily working to serve our patients full time. He continues his education through additional courses in jaw joint disorders, aesthetics, laser dentistry & more. When not performing dentistry, Dr. Heinz volunteers at local organizations to give back to the community, and enjoys reading, exercising, boating and & spending time with his wife, Abigail & their children Jack, Nora & Audrey.

We are proud to have Dr. Heinz serving our valued patients here at Dale Family Dentistry!

Justin Armbruster, DMD

Dr. Armbruster completed both his undergraduate & doctoral studies at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. He then pursued an advanced dental residency at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied dental implants, restorations, full mouth rehabilitation & root canal treatment. Before joining Dale Family Dentistry, he worked at a private practice in Danville, Virginia. There, he also participated in community outreach & now he looks forward to building relationships of trust in his new community.

Dr. Armbruster is a kind & personable dentist who is passionate about improving his patients’ oral health & functionality. Outside the office, he loves hiking & boating in the great outdoors, traveling, working on cars, flying remote control airplanes & reading up on the latest technology. Dr. Armbruster is excited to live in the Louisville area, where he will be closer to his family.

Susan W. Himschoot, DMD

Dr. Himschoot grew up in Louisville & received her bachelor’s degree in human nutrition from the University of Kentucky. She graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2015 & is proud to serve her home community of southern Indiana & Louisville.

Dr. Himschoot is dedicated to ensuring that her patients feel comfortable & her goal is to empower them to improve their dental health. She is experienced in various forms of dentistry, including endodontics & oral surgery to help ease patients’ pain, as well as crowns, bridges & veneers to improve both aesthetics & function. Her attention to detail & open communication throughout treatment have made her very successful in helping her patients achieve their goals.

Outside of the office, Dr. Himschoot enjoys running, trying new workout classes, baking, reading, traveling & watching UK basketball, in addition to spending time with her husband, Kevin, their son, Harrison, & their labradoodle, Teddy.

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