Clagett Dental was founded in Elizabethtown, KY in 1947. Our mission is to provide a unique and personalized dental experience using a multi-specialist approach to provide a lifetime impact for our patients, team, and community.
Over the past 40 years, Dr. Dan Clagett has been dedicated to offering the highest quality, compassionate dental care to his hometown. With a friendly demeanor and a wealth of experience in the field, Dr. Clagett has curated a seasoned eye that’s able to identify even the most minute signs of dental decay and disease.
• 45 years of dental experience
• Past President of Kentucky Board of Dentistry
• Past President of American Association of Dental Examiners
Dr. Ryan Clagett comes from an entire family of dentists, so it’s no surprise that he followed the family trade. He earned his doctorate in dental medicine from the University of Louisville in 2003 and continued with a Periodontics and Implant Surgery residency, graduating in 2006.
• Double Board Certified in Periodontics and Implant Surgery
• Over 2,000 Dental Implants Placed
• Former President of the Southern Academy of Periodontology
Since graduating from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2009, Dr. Lindsey Milby has dedicated her professional life to treating patients in the Elizabethtown area suffering from dental issues. Dr. Milby is caring and understanding throughout the entire process, helping patients feel safe and comfortable the whole time.
• Invisalign Certified
• Advanced training in same day crowns and smile makeovers
• Graduate of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies
Born and raised in Sarasota, FL, Dr. Celina Keehan graduated from Clemson University and finished dental school at the University of Louisville in 2019. Dr. Keehan is passionate about treating all patients, both adults and kids and has always enjoyed giving back to the community.
• Advanced training in Complex Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry
• Certified in Cerec Same Day Crowns
• Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University and University of Louisville
With the help of dental implants, patients can regain the functionality of the mouth and eat, speak, and swallow just like they used to. Dental implants are metal screws implanted into the jawbone, providing a stable and secure base for replacement teeth. With these teeth in place, the effect is transformative, creating a smile that looks beautiful and natural and lasts for a lifetime.
For Elizabethtown patients unhappy with the way their teeth look, veneers are a form of cosmetic dentistry that can help change that. Veneers are thin layers of porcelain that are manufactured in a custom process and painted onto the teeth, covering up chips, staining, gaps, and more. They’re a great way to make the teeth look whiter and more uniform for a smile that sparkles.
Crooked or misaligned teeth can detract from a smile, which is why so many patients turn to Invisalign to help straighten their teeth. Invisalign is a faster and less noticeable alternative to braces that’s far less painful. Patients simply need to wear plastic aligners for 22 hours a day to experience results. These aligners will be replaced every two weeks until the teeth are arranged in perfect alignment.
For Elizabethtown patients who have lost their teeth, dentures are a great way to be able to eat and smile again. We can make dentures with or without implants depending upon what you are a candidate for. Dentures typically fit right over the gums and include teeth that look and feel natural. These allow patients to chew, swallow, and speak like they used to — not to mention flash a gorgeous smile.
If a patient has a chipped, cracked, or missing tooth, same-day crowns are an excellent way to correct these issues. This form of cosmetic dentistry eliminates the waiting period for a crown, as we can etch them right in-office all in one appointment. After carefully scanning the patient’s mouth, we create a 3-D rendering of the crown and use our milling machine to create it in minutes.
As always, a wonderful visit! Dr. Clagett and his staff make me feel at home and like a friend each and every time I’m there. I highly recommend them and I do exactly that, very often. Simply put, they’re all great and make my fears and apprehension nonexistent. For me, that’s what is most important.
Clagett Dental is committed to having a positive impact on the Elizabethtown community. That’s why we donated nearly $100,000 in money and dental services in 2019, in an effort to reach our goal of donating $1,000,000 to support those less fortunate by the year 2027.
While experience and knowledge play a great role in our ability to provide expert care, our advanced and state-of-the-art technology is another part of our success. Our doctors use only the latest tools in dental care to provide patients with the best experience possible. Long gone are the days of painful torture contraptions; instead, our doctors use futuristic devices to prevent discomfort and help patients enjoy coming to the dentist.
With this technology available, our cosmetic dentistry services are faster and more successful than ever before. Patients can feel safe and secure in placing trust in our doctors.
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