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Our Staff 

Lacy Fisher (Dental Hygienist)

Lacy and her husband, Gary have 5 incredible children and 3 amazing grandchildren. Their family is growing all the time! She has lived in the Choctaw/Nicoma Park area her entire life and has been working at the practice as a Dental Hygienist since June of 2004. Lacy loves her co-workers and enjoys working in the same community that she lives in because she gets to see a lot of patients outside of the office, at church, and around town. She has enjoyed watching many of her patients who started coming as small children grow up! Working at this practice for so long has given her the opportunity to get to know her patients and consider them as dear friends. 


Tammy Galt (Dental Hygienist) 

Tammy became part of Dr. Ridpath’s team in August of 2020. She was a graduate of North Dakota State College of Science in 1990 and began her Dental Hygiene career in her hometown of Bismarck, ND. Tammy moved to Oklahoma in 2016 and currently resides in Harrah with her husband, Donnie. They have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, and traveling. 

 Nancy Vernon (Dental Hygienist)

Nancy began her dental career 28 years ago working the front desk and then trained as a Dental Assistant where she quickly became passionate about dentistry. Her passion inspired her to further her education by becoming a Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Rose State College in May 1999 with her RDH degree and began working at our office July 1999. Nancy enjoys gaining trust and confidence with her patients and building long term relationships. She is devoted to educating patients on their individual needs, so they can enjoy their healthy smile. She stayed home from 2010-2015 to be a full-time mom to her two girls, Grace and Emma. They currently attend OBU. Nancy and her husband, Rod have been married almost 28 years. They enjoy being with family and friends, attending church and activities at Choctaw Road Baptist Church, traveling, and baking.


Amanda Reil (Front Desk/Dental Assistant)

Amanda started her career in 2010 as a Dental Assistant for Dr. Ridpath. In 2016 she moved to the front office position. Amanda takes pride in taking care of our patients and making sure they understand their insurance and billing needs. Amanda left for a short period, but quickly realized Dr. Ridpath’s office is where she was meant to be. Since returning, she not only gets to work with her daughter in law, Meadow but she also works alongside her mother, Cheri. Amanda and her husband reside in Harrah and have 5 children, 1 granddaughter, and one on the way. They enjoy hanging out with friends and family and going to the lake. 




Cheri Willis (Front Desk) 

Cheri and her husband Richard have lived in Harrah for about 4 years. They have 3 children, 11 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter, and a great granddaughter on the way. She recently started her dental career a year ago in billing and insurance, having previously worked in the insurance industry for 25+ years. She enjoys helping our patients and getting to know them all, and she looks forward to building these relationships. Cheri is loving working with her daughter, Amanda and her daughter in law, Meadow and says she is very grateful for this opportunity. Dr. Ridpath, our team, and patients have been so wonderful at making her feel at home. 

 Sandy Jernigan (Dental Assistant)

Sandy loves working with Dr. Ridpath and all of the girls and thinks that we have a wonderful team here. She has worked as a Dental Assistant for many, many years. She loves seeing families grow and still come to have their dental work done. They are like her extended family. Sandy loves machine embroidery and sewing with her friends. Going to quilt stores is her favorite thing to do. Maybe someday she will slow down working to sew more…maybe.


Crystal Wilson (Dental Assistant)

Crystal has been a dental assistant since 2002 she is very passionate about her career. She strives to make dentistry comfortable for her patients while getting to know them, and making sure they receive quality care and maintain their dental health. Crystal has two children, Savannah and Jaiden who are Tecumseh graduates. Crystal is a newly wed to her husband Raymone who has 5 children of his own, they reside in Shawnee. She loves her new blended family. In her spare time, Crystal loves volunteering with her church. She teaches a small group on Wednesday evenings called Switch and helps lead 6th thru 8th grade girls to become fully devoted followers of Christ.



Celeste Davis (Front Desk/Dental Assistant)

 Celeste joined the Family and Implant Dentistry team in October of 2021 as front office and Dental Assistant. She attended Arkansas State Dental Assistant Academy and obtained her Dental Assistant permit in 2007. Celeste loves working in the dental field and aspires to become a Dental Hygienist. She enjoys comforting our patients and watching them leave the office with a confident smile. Outside of dentistry her interests include spending time with her 3 daughters, cooking, and shopping. 


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