Meet the Staff

Our Staff 



Lacy Fisher (Hygienist)

 My family and I have lived in Choctaw all of our lives. My three sons Max, Payton, and Drew all attended Choctaw schools. I graduated from Rose State College with my degree in Dental Hygiene. I have worked in the office as a dental hygienist since 2004. I enjoy working here because of the incredible staff and patients. I love working in the same community where I live.




 Sherry Blankenship (Hygienist) 

I live in Shawnee and have been married for 19 years to my husband Alan. I have 4 wonderful girls Jayden, Jordan, Lauren and Logan. I was a dental assistant for many years until I decided to go back to school and become a dental hygienist. I graduated from the University of Oklahoma Dental Hygiene School in 2016.  The staff and patients have made me feel like family from the start. I love it here!








Nancy Vernon (Dental Hygienist)






 Tabitha Ernst (Front Desk)

I have lived in Harrah for 12 years with my husband Josh and 2 year old daughter Bentley. I have worked in the dental field for 9 years. I started with Dr. Ridpath in May 2016 and in my short time of employment enjoyed the staff and patients immensely!




Amanda Hardin (Front Desk)

I graduated Dental Assisting School in February 2011 and was lucky enough to get my internship here at the office. After my internship I was given a full time position here. I have 5 beautiful children, their names are Devin, Alyssa, Shelby, Caden and Kiadence.




 Sandy Jernigan (Dental Assistant)

I started working at the practice in 1981 for Dr. Shrum and then Dr. Clayton in 1994. I remain in the practice today with Dr. Ridpath. I have lived in Choctaw my entire life. I'm married, have 2 grown kids,1 dog, and 3 cats. My favorite thing to do in my spare time is sewing. We have a wonderful staff and Dentist.






 Dawn Houseman (Certified Dental Assistant)

I have lived in Midwest City since 2007 with my daughter Kyleigh, son Tristen and my wonderful husband James. I graduated from Francis Tuttle Technology Center in May of 2015. I haven't been a CDA for very long, but I have been taught a great deal by the best staff here.