Meet The Team
MEET DR. JOHNSON
Dr. Jeff Johnson is originally from Williamsburg, Kentucky. He first came to Danville in 1991 as a new student at Centre College. With majors in Biology and Dramatic Arts, Dr. Jeff graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree. After spending time working at Centre, he pursued his dental degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and graduated in 2001. Dr. Jeff completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in 2003. He initially began his professional career teaching at UK as an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry. Once he completed certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, he was promoted to Director of the Graduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry. During his tenure as a professor, he completed a Master Degree in Public Health. In 2006, Dr. Johnson started Danville Pediatric Dentistry in his adopted hometown of Danville. He has four children: Ben, Sam, Mattie and Lily.
Loves spending time with his kids
Is an Avid Runner
Enjoys serving in the community
MEET DR. RENEE KILTY
Dr. Renee Kilty grew up in Jessamine County Kentucky. She graduated from Transylvania University in 2005 where she studied Biology and Art. After spending 2 years in biomedical research, she began her dental training at the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry and graduated with highest honors in 2011. Dr. Renee was excited to join the Danville community in 2014 as a member of the Danville Pediatric Dentistry team upon completion of her residency in Pediatric Dentistry at UK. Her husband Joel Kilty is a professor of Mathematics at Centre College. They have 2 sons: Harrison and Alexander. Together as a family they enjoy the outdoors through hiking, walks to the park, and vegetable gardening. She is an active participant in community supported agriculture.
Is married to her best friend
Loves her kids and their theatrical productions
Enjoys learning about agriculture
Dr. Jaimie Rector
Dr. Jaimie was born and raised in Elizabethtown, KY. She attended the University of Kentucky where she received a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition in 2006. She continued her education at UK and received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 2010. She enjoys volunteering as a dentist at The Refuge Clinic and at Trinity Christian Academy as a parent volunteer. Dr. Jaimie lives in Lexington, KY with her husband, Kyle Rector, and two children, Kaylee and Grayson.
enjoys spending time with her family
Loves playing outdoors with her children
cheering on her alma mater, the University of Kentucky Wildcats
MEET DR. ALEX MAXSON
Dr. Maxson was born and raised in the small town of Grass Lake, Michigan. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Chemistry from Adrian College in Michigan. She then went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Kentucky where she absolutely fell in love with Kentucky! She then completed her specialty degree in pediatric dentistry also at UK. It is her passion to work with children and she loves every minute of it! Dr. Maxson loves everything and anything Disney and can be caught singing Disney songs often! She is engaged to her wonderful fiance, Michael, and has four animals who are her absolute fur babies! Her two cats are named “Waffles” and “Espresso,” and her two dogs, “Toby Molar” and the newest addition, “Lexington Mandible” who they lovingly call “Lexi Mae.”
She can sing the alphabet backwards
She has toured Harry Potter Studios in England
Her first dental patient was her childhood german shepard
MEET DR. Morgan Larkin
Morgan Larkin was born and raised in Campbellsville, KY. From 2010-2013 she attended Western Kentucky University, earning a BS in biology with a minor in chemistry. She graduated with distinction from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in 2018. She earned special recognition in her class for excelling in the areas of pediatric dentistry, radiology, and dental anesthesiology. She quickly realized her passion was working with children and went on to complete pediatric dental specialty training at UK.
Her husband, Clay, is a medical student at the University of Kentucky. In her spare time, she loves summer days spent on Green River Lake with her family, is an avid member of the gym BodyFit, and loves doing anything outdoors! Morgan and Clay just bought their first house – a “fixer upper” – that they are in the process of remodeling.