About Us

Jocelyn Phipps, DMD

“I strive to provide the best dental care possible to my patients and have worked diligently to create a warm, hospitable enviroment where patients can feel at ease. Patient comfort, care, and compassion is at the heart of my practice.”

Dr. Phipps recieved both her Bachelors of Arts Biology and Doctorate of Dental Medicine degrees at the University of Louisville. She built Elite Family Dentistry from the ground up and opened the practice in January of 2006.

In her personal time, Dr. Phipps enjoys spending time with her family and friends, serving with church and being outside as much as possible. She also likes to make time for gardening, walking her dog, running, swimming, camping, boating, hiking, and visiting the beach.

Jennifer Donelson, DMD

Dr. Jennifer Donelson received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of Louisville (1994) and her DMD degree at U of L school of dentistry (1998). After graduation she did a one year advanced education in general dentistry and internship at U of L.While working as and associate dentist with Elite Family Dentistry since September 2016, Dr. Donelson also spends time raising her two daughters and enjoys going to YMCA, swimming, decorating, and cheering for the U of L Cardinals.

Our Staff

Stacey is our expanded duty dental assistant and we are so grateful to have her with Elite Family Dentistry for over 10 years. Stacey graduated from Academy of Dental Assisting in 2006 with certificates in Radiation Safety, Coronal Polishing certificate at University of Louisville in 2011, Dental X-Ray Techniques, Basic Dental Assisting, Dental Business and Dental Assisting Delegated Duties certificate from University of Louisville in 2012. Stacey enjoys getting to know patients, and helping with their dental needs is her one of her many talents. Outside of work you will find Stacey camping with her husband and two sons.

Hannah has been a team member of Elite Family Dentistry since May 2016 and is certified in pediatric dentistry. You will find her chair side with Dr. Phipps and Dr. Donelson and she helps up front with reception duties.Being able to interact and help patients on a daily basis is a rewarding experience to her. Hannah’s from Loretto, KY and is currently building a new house. She graduated from the Academy of Dental Assisting in 2006 and received radiation safety, x-ray techniques, basic dental assisting and her EDDA certificate. She received her Coronal polishing certificate at Universty of Kentucky in 2008.
Spending time with her family and friends is what Hannah enjoys the most. During her free time she loves to go camping and boating with her husband Scott and their dog Tucker.

Kendra Dawn Bavis (K.D.) graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Her certifications include General Supervision and Anesthesia. She enjoys building trusting relationships with patients and providing comprehensive patient care. Her compassionate and caring nature ensures that all patients will have a positive experience. Outside of the office, K.D. finds value in providing her services to local churches that offer free dental clinics. She takes pleasure in in spending quality time with her friends, family, and her dog named Murphy, attending concerts, and traveling.

Lori has over 20 years experience in the dental field. As Patient Care Coordinator for Elite Family Dentistry she is the first person that you will see when you step inside our reception area. Lori enjoys building personal relationships, working through treatment concerns and creating financial plans for our patients.