Meet the Riley Dental Group Team in Glasgow, KY

The staff at Riley Dental Group are glad to give our patients quality dental care in a warm and inviting atmosphere, with a trained, professional staff, with years of experience.

The Riley Dental Office dog Bennett

Meet Bennett

Bennett Riley was born on February 4th, 2015 in Smithfield, KY. Since he was a puppy, Bennett has spent most of his time pleasing the people around him. Besides being a therapy dog, he loves visiting schools to help teach kids how to brush their teeth. He has been featured in several local, regional, and national news outlets. This includes CNN and the American Dental Association news. In Bennett’s spare time, he enjoys afternoon walks and weekends at Barren River Lake.

Meet Your Dentists:

Matthew Riley

Matthew Riley, DMD

Dr. Riley grew up in Glasgow, Kentucky. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 2012. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2016, and graduated from the New York City Maxicourse where he obtained over 300 hours in comprehensive dental implant training. He is certified in IV Conscious…

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James Thurman

James Thurman, DMD

Dr. James C. Thurman has been placing and restoring implants since 1987. His practice was one of the first in Kentucky to use digital x-rays and paperless charts. Dr. Thurman received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from the University of Louisville in 1976. His post-graduate training included a general dentistry residency at the University…

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Amy Norris Cassady

Amy Norris Cassady, DMD

Dr. Cassady is a general dentist practicing in her hometown of Glasgow, KY. She is a 1989 graduate of Glasgow High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree with distinction from the University of Kentucky. In 1996, she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Post-doctoral…

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Dr. Jake Murley

Dr. Jake Murley is a Fountain Run, KY native and graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2013. He attended the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, completing his degree in 2021. He and his wife, Tori, moved back to Fountain Run after he finished his training. He is an avid gardener and enjoys going to…

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Meet Your Dental Hygienists:

Natalie Doty

Natalie Doty, RDH

Natalie is a Registered Dental Hygienist that graduated from WKU in 2015. She has completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has her general supervision license and is also licensed to administer block and infiltration anesthesia, as well as nitrous oxide analgesia. She joined Riley Dental Group in September 2015. Natalie is married to Dylan Doty.…

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Sally Long

Sally Long, RDH

Sally is a Registered Dental Hygienist that graduated from the University of Louisville Dental Hygiene Program in 1991 with an Associate of Science Dental Hygiene Degree. She joined Riley Dental Group in February of 2019. Sally has been married to Brian Long since 2004. Brian and his family own & operate Long Dairy Farms. They…

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Caitlin Miller, RDH

Caitlin Miller, RDH

Caitlin is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from WKU in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Within her scope of hygiene, she is board certified in local anesthesia and nitrous analgesia. She joined Riley Dental Group in May 2020. She is passionate about dental hygiene and keeping her patients smile healthy!…

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Claire Geralds

Claire is originally from Bowling Green, KY where she graduated from college at Western Kentucky University. She graduated in 2021 with a bachelor of science in Dental Hygiene, and she joined Riley Dental Group in June 2021. Claire is board certified in local anesthesia and nitrous anesthesia. Claire is passionate about getting to know each…

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Railey Rosado

Railey is a Registered Dental Hygienist that graduated from WKU in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She started working with Riley Dental Group in December of 2021. Railey is board certified in local anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide anesthesia. She is passionate about making sure each patient is comfortable while receiving treatment and keeping their oral health maintained. Railey is a native to Glasgow and was a graduate of Barren County High School. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Benson.

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Alice Keithley

Alice is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She joined Riley Dental Group in 2022. Alice is passionate about making each patient feel comfortable and relaxed while receiving dental treatment. She enjoys meeting and getting to know each new patient as well as seeing those familiar faces. She enjoys being outdoors, traveling, exercising, spending time with friends and most importantly spending time with her three children.

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Meet Your Dental Assistants:

Sandra Stone

Sandra Stone, RDA, CDA, EDDA

Sandra is a certified and registered dental assistant and expanded duties dental assistant. She graduated from Bowling Green Technical School in 1986 with certification in dental assisting. She then completed expanded functions from the University of Louisville. She has been a member of DANB since 1986. Sandra joined the practice in September of 1991. She…

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Chassidy Elmore

Chassidy Elmore, RDA, EDDA

Chassidy is a registered dental assistant and expanded duties dental assistant. She studied expanded functions at the University of Kentucky and has been assisting since 2006. She joined the practice in 2010 relocating back to her hometown of Glasgow from Columbus, GA. Chassidy is engaged to Kelly Sims, and together they have a daughter, Kylee.…

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Erica Simmons, EDDA

Erica joined Riley Dental Group in September 2016. She is a 2015 graduate from the Medical Institute of Kentucky in Bowling Green with a certification as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. Erica enjoys helping others feel comfortable in the dental chair and loves providing quality care to our patients. She has been married to her…

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Mallory Whitinghill, RDA, EDDA

Mallory Taylor, RDA, EDDA

Mallory is a registered dental assistant and expanded duties dental assistant. She studied expanded functions at Kentucky Dental Academy of Elizabethtown and has been assisting since 2014. Originally a native of Edmonson County, she currently resides in Alvaton, and she joined Riley Dental Group in 2019. Mallory has an outgoing, energetic daughter named Madaline she…

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Jade Copas, EDDA

Jade started with Riley Dental Group in 2021. She did her training at TMIKY in 2017. She has been Expanded Dental Assistant since 2019 with on the job training. She is certified in Radiograph, and Coronal Polishing. She resides in Barren County. She was a 2017 graduate from Barren County. She enjoys being with friends, family, being on…

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Alyssa Crowe, RDA

Alyssa joined Riley Dental Group in February 2021. She has been a Dental Assistant since July 2014. Alyssa enjoys helping others and making the patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. She has been married to her husband Chandler, since September 2016. They have a sweet little boy, Brennox. Alyssa and her family love to be outdoors…

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Kenzie Gentry

Kenzie started with Riley Dental Group in 2021. She has been a Dental Assistant since 2020. She is certified in Radiography. She was a 2017 graduate from Barren County. She enjoys being with friends, family, her fur babies and traveling.

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Meet the Administrative Staff:

Heather Hammer, office manager

Heather Hammer, EDDA, Office Manager

Heather grew up here in Glasgow. She has been married to her high school sweetheart, since 1993. They have two children, son Tyler who is married to Tessa Lindsey. Daughter Hadleigh, who is a graduate from University of Kentucky and is attending the UK, DPT program. She started as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant in 1994. She has…

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Jenny Darst

Jenny Darst, Insurance Coordinator

In May 2013, Jenny joined the practice as a receptionist with previous experience in financial coordinating and assisting. She is a native of Cave City, KY. Jenny and her husband, Michael, have been married since 2000 and have two children, Ella and Louis. In her spare time, she enjoys attending her children’s’ sporting events as…

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Annie Thompson

Annie Thompson, EDDA, Receptionist

Annie is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. She has been assisting since 1998. She is cross-trained as one of our front Receptionist. Annie is married to Scott, they have 3 children, a son Kellen, and twin daughters Carlynn and Carys. In her time away from the dental office, she is an avid Kentucky Wildcat basketball…

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Arieal Rees

Arieal grew up in Glasgow, Ky. She joined Riley Dental Group in 2021, and is one of the best decisions that she made. Her favorite part about Riley Dental is seeing all our smiling patients, working with our sweet therapy dog Bennett, working with an awesome team, and the best boss Dr. Riley. She loves to help people…

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Tara Jessee

Tara grew up in Edmonton, KY. She was a 2017 graduate from Metcalfe County High School. She joined Riley Dental Group in 2022. She enjoys helping and talking with our patients
She has a daughter, Aspen. She enjoys being with family and friends. She loves being outdoors with her daughter.

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