David O’Donnell, DMD

Dr. David O’Donnell is a lifelong resident of Lexington, Kentucky. He and his wife Jenny are the proud parents of three daughters – Olivia, Kathryn, and Emery. They are active supporters of the Lexington Cancer Foundation and University of Kentucky Athletics.

Dr. O’Donnell graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Business and Economics with a bachelor degree in Business Administration. He then attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, where he received a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 1996 and completed a 1 year general practice residency at UK’s Kentucky Clinic.

Dr. O’Donnell has been providing advanced cosmetic, restorative, and implant dentistry to patients in central Kentucky and around the world. He understands the value and happiness that implant and cosmetic dentistry can provide his patients, and is only one of a few dentists in Kentucky to complete the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxi Program through the Medical College of Georgia. While there is a strong emphasis on cosmetic and implant dentistry, Dr. O’Donnell insists the practice be family oriented, treating patients of all ages.

Dr. O’Donnell is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • Bluegrass Dental Society (BGDS)
  • Kentucky Dental Association (KDA)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)

William Galbreath, DMD

Dr. Galbreath was raised in Pineville, KY and moved to Lexington for college. He graduated from UK with a Doctorate of Dental MEdicine and began practicing in Mt. Sterling. He has been practicing here in Lexington for 40+ years and treats his patients and staff like family. He and his wife, Paula, are the proud parents of a wonderful daughter and two long haired chihuahuas, Tupelo and Kit.

Chelsey Ruth, DDS

Dr. Ruth was born and raised in Jefferson City, Missouri. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia (MIZ!), but she will cheer for UK since she is now in Wildcat territory. Dr. Ruth graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry with her Doctor of Dental Surgery. The people here in Lexington have been so welcoming to Dr. Ruth that Kentucky already feels like home to her. Dr. Ruth loves meeting the loyal patients here at ODonnell Family Dentistry and looks forward to seeing some new patients join our practice. She will take the time to answer any and all questions and strive to make my patients feel at ease during their treatment. She understands that being in the dental chair is no one’s favorite place to be, but she hopes she can make the experience a more positive one.

Dr. Ruth’s husband, Caleb, matched to a residency program at UK, which brought them here to Lexington. They have a one year old son, Ellis, and a mini golden doodle, Hobbes, who keep them entertained and busy. Dr. Ruth and her family love trying new restaurants and checking out any parks or hiking trails in the area.

Meet Our Team

Our friendly and knowledgeable team at ODonnell Family Dentistry work hard to provide gentle, professional dental care in an inviting, comfortable atmosphere.  We love helping our patients of all ages achieve beautiful, healthy smiles that they can enjoy for a lifetime!  Please visit our office or call us today at 859-269-4613 to learn more about dental care in Lexington, Kentucky, and to schedule your appointment with one of our experienced dentists.  We look forward to meeting you!

April B. – Office Manager
April has been with the practice since it opened. She enjoys all aspects of exercising, most importantly cycling. April loves being part of such an amazing team and she commonly refers to the office and the patient base as being family!April contributes to the practice by ensuring that there is great communication between all members of the team. She works tirelessly to make sure patients are having an amazing experience when they walk through the doors of the office. April has far too many contributions to list, but know if you need something done, she’s your girl.

Shannon M. – Administrative Business Assistant
Shannon has 19 years of dental experience. She graduated in 1999 with an Expanded Duty Dental Assisting Certificate. She is married with 3 children and 2 step children, a godson and her first grandchild was recently born! She enjoys being with family and friends, shopping, traveling and swimming. Shannon thinks the best part of being with this practice is that the dental team always works together to ensure the patients have an excellent experience. She contributes a great deal to the financial aspect of the practice, ensuring patients are correctly utilizing and understanding their insurance as well as their payment arrangements. Shannon has worked in Periodontics, Pediatrics, Oral Surgery and finally General Dentistry. She also has experience teaching at Medquest college, as the administrative Business teacher for 3 years.

Krysta – Business Assistant 
Krysta is our one of our newest smiling faces around the office. She graduated in 2016 from Medquest college as a dental assistant. She also has her coronal polishing certificate. Her pride and joy is her 3 year old son, Greyson. When she is not a work, Krysta enjoys long distance running, going to concerts, writing on her blog and community outreach. Krysta likes the fact that the staff here are all very close knit. She views everyone has family, not just coworkers. Krysta says that the patients here are amazing and so friendly! A bit more about Krysta is that the was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN and is a huge baseball fan!

Kim B. – Dental Assistant
Has been with practice since Feb 1999 (19years). Has a dental lab degree (1992). Certified Expanded Duty dental assistant. She is married, has 2 children and 1 grandchild. She thinks the best part about being part of this practice is the wonderful patients. Kim is dedicated to her assistanting position and enjoys utilizing her broad range of knowledge with removable and fixed prosthodontics.

Beth M. – Dental Assistant
Beth has been with this practice since Dr. O’Donnell first joined in 1997. Beth is married to a retired dentist, Bob Muncy. She has two boys, Trey and Ross Muncy who graduated from Ole Miss University. Her hobbies include swimming, exercise and playing Keno. The best part of being with this practice is the quality of the Dentists and the wonderful staff. Beth is very friendly, caring and a hard worker.

Seiara T. – Dental Assistant
Seiara has been in the dental field for multiple years, working in many different offices and specialties. Seirara is a great fit with this practice as her hard work and positive upbeat attitude contribute daily to the success of the practice. One of her greatest passions is cheerleading, which she has been involved with for 10+ years. She is currently a cheerleading coach at United Talent. Seiara loves the patients of this practice, as she says it is best patient base she has ever worked with.

Karen H. – Hygienist
Karen has been with the practice for over 8 years! Karen was born and raised in Glasgow Kentucky. Karen graduated from Lexington Community College with an associates in Dental Hygiene. Karen is happily married with 2 grandsons, Will and Hunter. When Karen is not in the office she says that she often finds herself shopping! Karen loves each and every one of her patients and enjoys being able to help them achieve their oral health goals. Karen contributes an overwhelming sense of compassion to the practice and strives to make every patient feel comfortable.

Shawna M. – Hygienist
Shawna has been working with the practice since 2014. She is a graduate of the Ohio State University in 2000. She is very happily married with three amazing children. Her hobbies include shopping and she has always had a passion for the game of tennis. Let her know if you want to play sometime! Shawna thinks the best part of this practice are her coworkers, as she enjoys coming to work every day with friends. Shawna contributes to the success of the practice every day as she puts a happy healthy smile on every patient she sees!

Kristin S. – Hygienist
Kristin has been with the practice for several years. Kristin has always enjoyed academia as she was on the Honor Roll and Deans list every year she was in schooling. She is married to her Husband Dave and have two fur babies together, Rascal and Sweeney. Kristin loves to travel whenever she can, one of her favorite things to do is explore new places! The best part about being part of this practice is the compatibility of the staff, it leads to great team work. Kristin is constantly contributing to the success of the practice by providing quality dental care to each and every patient.