Meet Our Team

Carol Kennedy – Practice Manager

Carol KennedyCarol Kennedy has been with our practice since its inception.  She has over 20 years of experience in medicine, with roles ranging from office manager, to hospital and laboratory sales and marketing, to physician relations.  Her role includes overseeing the daily operations of the practices and accommodating the financial needs of our patients.  Carol was born and raised in Northern Kentucky as one of seven children.  She is the proud mother of Tiffany and Shane, although she will tell you that the greatest title she has ever held is Grandmother to 4 adoring grandchildren.  Outside of the office, Carol enjoys shopping, cooking, going to the beach, and spending time with her family.

Penny Chandler – Practice Manager

Penny ChandlerPenny Chandler joined our staff in 2011.  Penny has 20 years experience in office management with the majority of that experience in the dental field.  Penny enjoys working with patients and assisting in navigating the administrative side of their care.  Penny was born and raised in the Dayton area and has raised her family here as well. Her greatest joy has been to raise her children and to now spend time with her 4 precious grandchildren. Outside of the office, Penny enjoys socializing with family and friends, biking, boating and reading.     

Kathy Allison - Office Administrator

Kathy Allison started her career in the dental field in 2008 after graduating from Dental Assisting Pro as a Certified Dental Assistant.  She joined Harris Periodontics & Implant Dentistry in 2017.  Kathy aspires to make every experience at Harris Periodontics & Implant Dentistry, whether on the phone or in person, one of the best dental experiences you have.  Kathy lives in Mason with her family.  When she is not in the office, Kathy enjoys spending all of her time with family and friends.


Cheryl Hampton - Dental Assistant

Cheryl HamptonCheryl Hampton joined our staff in 2011.  Cheryl has 15 years of dental experience.  Cheryl strives to build relationships with her patients and enjoys providing a caring and compassionate environment.  Cheryl was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Her greatest achievement is her 6 children.  Outside of work, Cheryl loves spending time with family and friends.



Christine Boeres - Dental Assistant

Christine Boeres has been a part of the dental community since 2008.  Christine received her dental assisting diploma from Penn Foster in 2009.  Her experiences include general dentistry as well as oral surgery and periodontics. Christine loves providing exceptional patient care and creating beautiful smiles.  She lives in Mason with her husband and three children.  Christine enjoys the outdoors, sports and attending church at Crossroads. 



Nikole Watson – Dental Assistant

Nikole WatsonNikole Watson joined our practice shortly after completing the dental assisting program at Kaplan College.  She knew at a young age she wanted to help people create confident smiles and has enjoyed doing that here at Harris Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.  Outside the office, Nikole spends most of her time with her family and friends, going to the gym and providing service within her community.


Amy Wilson - Dental Assistant

Amy Wilson

Amy Wilson joined our practice in 2011.  She has 25 years experience as a dental assistant.  Amy loves people and enjoys helping them feel comfortable through her natural compassion and caring.  Amy strives to provide the best quality care to her patients.  Outside the practice Amy enjoys her three children and working with her husband on their farm, gardening, swimming and spending time together.


Mickenzie Tompkins - Dental Assistant

Mickenzie Tompkins joined Harris Periodontics & Implant Dentistry in 2017.  Mickenzie completed the dental assisting program at Dental Assistant Pro in Lebanon in 2013. Her number one priority at work is patient care and comfort.  Mickenzie strives to always bring her positive, friendly attitude to every aspect of her job.  Outside of work, Mickenzie spends her time with her two kids, Noah and Fayth, as well as family and friends.

Sonja Bachman – Dental Hygientist

Sonja Bachman Sonja Bachmann has been a part of our team since 2013.  She graduated with honors as a Registered Dental Hygienist from Sinclair Community College in 2008.  Sonja’s passion for dental hygiene drives her desire to provide excellent oral care for her patients in a caring and comfortable atmosphere.  It is important to Sonja to help her patients understand the relationship between oral care and overall health.  Sonja loves get-togethers with family and friends, she enjoys the outdoors and hiking with her husband and Golden Retriever, Maya. 

Tara O’Neil – Dental Hygienist

 Tara O'Neil Tara O’Neill joined the Harris Periodontics team in 2015. She graduated Sinclair Community College in 2008 with an Associate of Health Science in Dental Hygiene. Tara is passionate about offering thorough, patient centered care to everyone with a focus on patient comfort. She takes pride in maintaining the oral health and well-being of every patient as individuals. Tara enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her husband and wonderful children Blake and Ellie.


Morgan Stine – Dental Hygienist

Morgan StineMorgan Stine has been part of our team since 2014.  She graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist from the University of Cincinnati in 2010 and continues to pursue her education by currently taking courses at Northern Kentucky University.  Morgan finds her job very rewarding and loves working with her patients and the doctors as a team to help patients achieve the oral health they are working toward.  Outside of work, Morgan enjoys doing DIY projects, traveling and spending time with friends and family, especially her husband, Mark.