Southern Dental Group
Dr. Michael Pope hand-selected our team because of their skills, experience, and willingness to provide excellent patient care. Together, we share a commitment to provide you with outstanding dentistry.
Our commitment is to bless patients with the highest quality of treatment that best serves their needs and wants, and to deliver this care in a safe, compassionate and friendly atmosphere that sees our patients as complete persons of worth.
We look forward to seeing you in our office. In the meantime, please feel free to browse our bios and learn a little more about our team.
Meet Our Team
Michael Pope, DMD
Dr. Pope is originally from Barbourville, KY. He attended the University of Kentucky for undergraduate studies and received his dental degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Christian Medical & Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and an Alumni of the Dawson Academy.
Dr. Pope provides outstanding service to all members of your family in a friendly and comfortable setting. Some of his areas of interest are cosmetic dentistry, especially utilizing the CEREC system, and implant dentistry. Dr. Pope recently completed continuing education courses at the prestigious Dawson Academy, an organization that provides general dentists with the information necessary to treat even the most complex dental cases.
Dr. Pope is married and has two sons. In his spare time, Dr. Pope enjoys fishing and the outdoors, and he is very active in his church.
Rebecca - Financial/Scheduling Coordinator
Rebecca is the financial and scheduling coordinator at the office. She came to us in 2010 from Lexington, KY. When she is not in the office, she is busy shuttling her four kids around and enjoys helping out with her daughter's dance team. Rebecca's contagious smile and laugh can be heard and seen throughout the office. She is eager and ready to greet every patient with her warm smile.
Deborah - Dental Hygienist
Deborah has been working as a dental hygienist in our office since June of 2015. Deborah graduated from KCTCS in Lexington, KY in 2008. Outside of the office, she greatly enjoys spending time outdoors and being with her family.
Sarah - Dental Hygienist
Sarah has been a hygienist at our office since March of 2017. Sarah graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene from Western Kentucky University in 2016. Outside of the office, Sarah is heavily involved with her church where she volunteers and goes on mission trips. She enjoys spending time outdoors doing everything from kayaking to hunting.
Ashley - Dental Assistant
Ashley came to the office in 2013 after completing the Dental Assisting Program at Bluegrass Community & Technical College. When she's not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Janet - Dental Assistant
Janet is an expanded duties dental assistant. She started working at the office in August 2014. During her free time she likes crafting, and spending time with her family and pets.