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Dale Family Dentistry Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. All of our dental assistants & hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on their current dental techniques & outstanding patient communication. With unmatched quality & integrity, they are dedicated to achieving the best possible results for you & your family.

Since your comfort & health are our top priorities, Dale Family Dentistry’s staff is glad to assist you in any way. If you have any questions at all, from treatment options & sterilization to insurance concerns & paperwork, we’re here for you! We can assure you that you’ll enjoy your dental visit!

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient & comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained & skilled, & we strive to provide energetic & fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our treatment team is a registered assistant, & our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses & seminars.


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Theresa Dale

Business Manager

Theresa graduated from Indiana University Southeast in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree. She has been happily married to Dr. Dale since 1992 & has been involved with Dale Family Dentistry in different areas of business throughout the years. She officially joined the team as the Business Manager in 2011.

She & Dr. Dale have been blessed with two terrific children, Alex & Matthew, & a new son-in-law, Quinn. She & Dr. Dale both grew up in Jeffersonville. They are proud members & volunteers of the Indiana campus of Southeast Christian Church in Jeffersonville.

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“It has been my pleasure to be partners with Dr. Dale in life & in business for over 25 years. I feel so very blessed to work side by side with two outstanding doctors, Dr. Dale & Dr. Canal! I also feel very blessed to work with such a fantastic & skilled staff who strive every day to create the perfect peaceful environment for our patients as they strive to attain their best smiles. It is truly a privilege & an honor for me!”


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Kim Young

Front Desk Administrator

Kim graduated from the Academy of Dental Assisting in 2005. She has three years of oral surgery experience & has been a blessing to our staff since April 2008.

Kim has a wonderful husband, two fabulous young boys & a German Short-haired Pointer dog named Camo. When Kim is not hard at work, she enjoys outside activities, spending time with her family & attending Northside Christian Church in New Albany.

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“Being part of a dental practice has been my desire since I was a child. I remembered always loving to go to the dentist. Knowing now that I can help others have a positive experience at the dentist gives me great satisfaction. Giving patients great care is what I enjoy, & being able to spend my day here at Dale Family Dentistry is an incredible opportunity.

“Dr. Dale has a tremendous amount of passion for his practice & takes time with each patient to reach perfection. I admire the fact that both Dr. Dale & Dr. Canal bring their Christian values into the practice. It is amazing to be part of such a pleasant office that cares about all of their patients. I have been blessed to have the opportunity to be welcomed into Dale Family Dentistry & to take care of so many remarkable patients.”


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Ashley Harrell

Financial Administrator

Ashley graduated with an associate’s in Business Administration in 2009 from Ivy Tech Community College of Southern Indiana. She has worked in dentistry since August 2009 & has worked at Dale Family Dentistry since May 2014.

Ashley & her husband, Jason, & their five beautiful children live in Lanesville, Indiana. Kayden, Kaileb, Kennedi, Ashton & Xavier keep her very busy with their sports schedules. When Ashley is not hard at work or running the kids around, you can most likely find her & her husband doing something outdoors or at the gym.

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“I love working with Dr. Dale & Dr. Canal because they genuinely care for each & every patient. I am truly blessed & thank God every day for the opportunity to work for such honest & compassionate doctors & caring staff. I’ve joked around with Dr. Dale & Theresa, saying I plan to retire here because I enjoy what I do & who I work with. I’ve never been able to honestly say that I love going to work every day until now! Like the rest of our team, I admire that Dr. Dale & Theresa bring their Christian values into the practice. It’s so nice to know at the end of every day that we have all tried our very best to provide the best care to each & every patient.”


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Janna Furnish, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Janna graduated from the University of Louisville Dental School in 1995 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been an outstanding part of our staff at Dale Family Dentistry since 1999.

Janna & her husband, Mark, along with their two daughters live in Henryville, IN. They are active members of Safe Harbor Christian Church & are committed to serving the Lord however called.

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“The staff here at Dale Family Dentistry are truly committed to making your visit a great experience. It is a blessing to come to work with the professional people who really care about their patients & strive to offer the best care possible to each individual who walks through the door. I am confident when I say that the team of doctors, hygienists, assistants & office staff here at Dale Family Dentistry offer the highest quality of care in the dental field.”


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Kay Gibson, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Kay is one of our outstanding, experienced dental hygienists here at Dale Family Dentistry. She has been a practicing hygienist for over 30 years, & our patients have enjoyed her hygiene skills for the past 13 years. She graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Kay & her husband, Pete, live in Jeffersonville, Indiana with their tow dogs, Pepper & Springer. She has one daughter & two stepsons. She & Pete are members of Wall Street United Methodist Church in Jeffersonville. When not working, Kay enjoys bicycling, gardening, reading & playing with her doggies. She is also a fan of collegiate level sports of all kinds, especially basketball!

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“Being able to work with the wonderful patients that have trusted our team over the years with their dental health has been such a blessing. I am looking forward to introducing Dr. Canal, Dr. Dale’s hand-picked associate, to the many great people that we have the opportunity to serve in this community.”


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Roxie Smith, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Roxie is a very talented dental hygienist who joined our team at Dale Family Dentistry in October 2015. A graduate of Indiana University in 2005, Roxie brings over 10 years of dental hygiene experience to our team. Her favorite part of dental hygiene is building relationships with patients & helping them achieve & maintain excellent oral health.

In July of 2015, Roxie & her husband moved to Southern Indiana with their French Bulldog, Lola. A lot has changed since then! They have since added two new members to their family. They adopted another French Bulldog, Emma, in April of 2016, & in February of 2017 welcomed their beautiful daughter, Teagan.

In her free time, Roxie is enjoying being a new mom & spending time with her husband & two dogs. She also enjoys yoga, running, traveling, reading & anything outdoors.

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“When I moved to Louisville, I knew I wanted to work for an exceptional dentist that truly cares not only for his staff, but for his patients as well, & I was blessed to find two of them in Dr. Dale & Dr. Canal! I am grateful to join an office that works so tremendously as a team & wants nothing less than what is best for their patients. I feel very fortunate to be part of such a great work family & enjoy coming to work every single day.”


Carrie Byrne

Carrie Byrne, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Carrie is an excellent Dental Hygienist who has recently joined our growing team at Dale Family Dentistry. She has been practicing dental hygiene for 5 years & graduated from the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry. Her favorite part about practicing dental hygiene is educating our patients about their smiles.

Carrie lives in the Sellersburg area with her husband, Kory, & young daughter, Marley. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, as well as participating in Crossfit fitness, golf, reading, baking, & playing outdoor yard games.

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“I love working at Dale Family Dentistry because the staff & patients are truly like a family. Everyone is treated with respect & kindness!”


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Kristine Jenssen

Dental Assistant

Kristine has been a valuable asset to our team at Dale Family Dentistry since 2001. She graduated from North Dakota State College with a certificate in dental assisting & has been working in the dental field for 30 years. We are blessed to have her experience on our team!

Kristine is married to her husband, Roger, & they have three loving cats, Patches, Boots & Frannie. Kristine has been a dedicated volunteer at the Animal Protection Association (APA) for many years & promotes various fundraising events for APA on WAVE3 Sunrise News. She has also volunteered with Americops & Metro United Way in Joplin, MO, Henryville, IN, & Moore, OK helping with recovery efforts in these tornado ravaged communities. Kristine also enjoys participating in competitions & classes in shooting, survival techniques & women’s self-defense.

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“I love seeing how our whole team at Dale Family Dentistry works together for optimal care of our patients. Seeing patients’ smiles & hearing all of the compliments makes me happy to know we have made a difference in their dental health.”

“Children, preteens & teens all enjoy seeing Dr. Dale. He has a great knack for communicating with them & making their experience the best it can be. We hear comments all the time about how easy everything was for them!

“Dr. Dale also routinely gets compliments on how well he gives injections. I am thankful to work with someone who has such a great talent on what can sometimes be the hardest part of someone’s entire appointment!

“I love seeing how our whole dental team works together for optimal care of our patients! Seeing their smiles & hearing all of the compliments makes me happy to know we have made a difference in their dental health!”


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Lynn Newton

Dental Assistant, EDDA

Lynn has been in the dental field since 1995, after graduating from the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry with an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant license. She later updated her Expanded Duty skills at IUPUI in 2012. Lynn has been a wonderful part of our team on & off since 1997. Due to her husband’s career, she has had the opportunity to work in other states, but happily keeps returning to work beside Dr. Dale & his amazing staff. She is our little “boomerang.”

Lynn is a wonderful assistant who we, as well as our patients, very much enjoy having a part of our dental family. She truly enjoys helping others & loves bringing a newfound confidence to our patients when it comes to their dental health. Lynn is very compassionate & welcomes everyone to our office with a big smile, just like family.

When Lynn is not with us here at Dale Family Dentistry, she enjoys spending time outdoors & at sporting events with her husband, Mark, & three remarkable kids, Whitney, Alex & Sydney, adorable grandson, Jaxon, & we can’t forget her adorable pot-belly pig, Winston!

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“I feel so blessed to be part of this office… Our staff is one of a kind! We are always ready to listen, explain & educate our patients. Perfection is always our goal. I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else but Dale Family Dentistry!”


Melissa House

Melissa House

Dental Assistant, EDDA

Melissa joined our team in 2017 & fit right in right from the start. She has been a dental assistant for four years, after receiving her assisting certificate from ATA College in 2013 & Expanded Duty Assisting Certificate from University of Louisville Dental School shortly after. She loves dentistry & helping our patients achieve their best smiles!

Melissa lives in Corydon, IN. She & her boyfriend, Chris, & their three awesome children love the outdoors & love spending family time together as much as possible. Melissa enjoys hunting, riding four wheelers & catching up on her favorite movies. She also enjoys her two dogs, Abby & Jessie, & her cat, Kit.

What I love about my job:

“I love my job because I love educating patients about the overall health of their smile. I love meeting new people & establishing great relationships with the patients I am privileged to work with. I want them to always feel welcome. At Dale Family Dentistry, we are a great team & everyone here feels the same about helping our patients attain & maintain excellent dental health. I am blessed to be a part of this amazing, caring, compassionate team. We Rock!”


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Suzette Broady

Hygiene Dental Assistant, EDDA

Suzette graduated from the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry in 1996 with an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant license. She has blessed many patients with her contagious smile & assisting skills in the field of dentistry for over 20 years. She has now been blessing our patients here at the Dale Family Dentistry since May of 2014.

Suzette has a wonderful son, Nick, & a dog, Buddy, whom they rescued eight years ago & who loves being a part of their family. Her son is on the high school football team & enjoys hunting, therefore, keeping her very busy with activities. When she is not busy with work or family, Suzette enjoys reading a good book on her back porch, watching a movie or going to a drag race.

Why I love working for Dale Family Dentistry:

“As a child, my mother worked as a dental assistant totaling 45 years, & it was an absolute blessing to work with her my first five years in the dental field. Helping people gain the beautiful, healthy smile they’ve always wanted is what makes me happy. Great smiles are such a confidence builder for many individuals. Dr. Dale, Dr. Canal & our team feel exactly the same way I do! They are very professional & genuinely care for each & every patient. Dr. Dale uses his excellent knowledge, his care for people & his love for God in his dentistry & in his practice. This is a unique quality that is rare in today’s dental field, but truly is what makes the patient experience at Dale Family Dentistry absolutely wonderful. I feel so blessed to be given the opportunity to work with such a great team!”