Meet Our Team

At Dentistry for Children, we are committed to providing exceptional dental care to the children in our community. Our highly skilled staff works hard to pursue ongoing education and innovation to stay on top of the latest trends in both dental technologies and the entire medical field, so your child receives the treatment they need in an efficient and comforting manner. We take pride in providing care to infants, toddlers, and small children every day in the Tri-County community!

DR. HAYDEN PHILLIPS

Dr. Phillips grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. After receiving his Bachelor of Science from the University of Kentucky, he was accepted into the College of Dentistry. Here he completed both his dental degree and two-year residency, awarding him a certificate in pediatric dentistry. Working with children has been an important part of Dr. Phillips’ life since young adulthood, from baby-sitting neighborhood kids to counseling summer camps and volunteering for the Special Olympics. Choosing a career in pediatric dentistry was a natural course and Dr. Phillips feels embracing the rewards and challenges it offers is the most fulfilling career imaginable. 

Fun Facts:
  • Enjoys golfing and boating
  • Loves to travel with his family

DR. HAYDEN PHILLIPS

Dr. Phillips grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. After receiving his Bachelor of Science from the University of Kentucky, he was accepted into the College of Dentistry. Here he completed both his dental degree and two-year residency, awarding him a certificate in pediatric dentistry. Working with children has been an important part of Dr. Phillips’ life since young adulthood, from baby-sitting neighborhood kids to counseling summer camps and volunteering for the Special Olympics. Choosing a career in pediatric dentistry was a natural course and Dr. Phillips feels embracing the rewards and challenges it offers is the most fulfilling career imaginable.

Fun Facts:
  • Enjoys golfing and boating
  • Loves to travel with his family

DR. CATHERINE ROBINETTE

Dr. Robinette was born and raised in Bristol, Tennessee. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Duke University and her dental degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. She met her husband, Dr. Phillips, in dental school and they were married in 2004. Since the first day of dental school, she knew she wanted to treat children and continued at UK with a pediatric residency program. Drs. Phillips and Robinette live in Lexington with their family. Dr. Robinette is certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Fun Facts:
  • Loves to plan trips and travel to new places with her family. New York City and Paris are some of her favorites.
  • Is passionate about working closely with the Children Advocacy Center in Kentucky
  • Loves to wear crazy shoes!

DR. ALEX HOY

Dr. Hoy 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. Hoy loves everything and anything Disney and can be caught singing Disney songs often! She is married to her wonderful husband, 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.”

Fun Facts:
  • She can sing the alphabet backwards
  • She has toured Harry Potter studios in England
  • Her first dental patient was her childhood German Shepherd

DR. ALEX HOY

Dr. Hoy 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. Hoy loves everything and anything Disney and can be caught singing Disney songs often! She is married to her wonderful husband, 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.”

Fun Facts:
  • She can sing the alphabet backwards
  • She has toured Harry Potter studios in England
  • Her first dental patient was her childhood German Shepherd

 

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