The Ideal Team
Lori Davis, Office Manager
Lori has over 14 years experience in the dental profession she enjoys educating patients on their dental needs. She keeps everyone in the practice in sync and is most likely the first and last smiling face you will see when you come visit our office. Lori enjoys spending time with husband and two children, taking beach trips, and being an advocate for The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. If you would like to schedule an appointment, or would like more information about aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry, call 502-228-4585 or email Lori.
Donna Ruley, Dental Hygienist
Donna has been a registered dental hygienist for more than 30 years. She has been a team member at Ideal Dentistry for the last 18 years. Donna earned her degree at the University of Louisville. Donna spends many hours each year in continuing education classes staying current with new technology. She is the 2008 President of the Kentucky Dental Hygienists’ Association and is very active in the Louisville Chapter. Donna enjoys boating with her family especially when her grandchildren are with her.
Kate Keiffner, Dental Hygienist
Kate studied at the University of Louisville obtaining BS in Dental Hygiene as well as a BS in Sports Medicine. She has been practicing dental hygiene for over 4 years and personal training for 8 years. Kate enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as running,hiking, and any outdoor activity imaginable. We have the please to have Kate work with Ideal Dentistry over a year now and could not be happier – everybody raves about how gentle, thorough and sweet Kate is.
Joni Spalding, Dental Assistant
Joni, our dental assistant and back office manager, brings not only technical experience and expertise to Ideal Dentistry, but most importantly has the uncanny ability to put a smile on everybodies face. Once you meet Joni you will be put at ease immediately – as if you have met an old, good friend. Having a background in nursing, Joni knows how to take care of people, not just teeth. When Joni is not working at Ideal Dentistry she enjoys spending time with her family, fiance and friends, playing golf, cooking up unique meals and playing with her dog, Layla.
Cassandra Moore, Dental Assistant
Cassandra is a Louisville native and has been with the Ideal Dentistry team since June 2012, but has been in the dental field for 11 plus years. She has earned her certifications from both the University of Louisville and University Kentucky’s dental school, and views dentistry as an artistic expression. She takes pride in using her dental talent to make people look and feel beautiful. Cassandra enjoys spending her spare time with her husband and 2 year old daughter, sewing, roller skating and being an advocate for breast feeding as a member and volunteer for the Le Leche League.
Casey Tanaro, CFO
Nobody loves accounting more than Casey! This is a good thing as Casey is our CFO, managing all finances as well as some duties in all other fields (she does it all and never complains!). When not managing our finances, Casey helps manage the front office, answering your phone calls and checks patients in and out, all with her famous big smile. After a long day at work Casey enjoys spending time with her adorable daughter.