Menu

Meet The Team

The entire staff at Steckler Pediatric Dentistry are committed to maintaining the highest level of patient care every day. Our staff is excited to treat infants, toddlers, and small children every day within the Lexington community. We truly are a family, and pride ourselves in creating a relaxed, happy and safe dental environment!

MEET DR. DANNY STECKLER

Dr. Danny Steckler completed his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology/Business at the University of Kentucky in 2001. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in 2006 and completed post-doctoral training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Kentucky in 2008. Dr. Steckler is Certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of numerous organizations including the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Steckler also served as the Dental Director and Board Member for the Refuge Medical and Dental Clinic.

He has been a proud member of the Lexington community for 20+ years. Dr. Steckler and his wife Rachel have two daughters, Dylan and Ruby. He enjoys spending time with his family and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats.

Fun Facts:

KICKED SEVEN 35 YARD FIELD GOALS AT AGE 40 AT KROGER FIELD

ENJOYS COACHING HIS DAUGHTER’S SOCCER TEAMS

ENJOYS MAKING CONCRETE COUNTERTOPS AND BAR TOPS

MEET DR. DANNY STECKLER

Dr. Danny Steckler completed his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology/Business at the University of Kentucky in 2001. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in 2006 and completed post-doctoral training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Kentucky in 2008. Dr. Steckler is Certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of numerous organizations including the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Steckler also served as the Dental Director and Board Member for the Refuge Medical and Dental Clinic.

He has been a proud member of the Lexington community for 20+ years. Dr. Steckler and his wife Rachel have two daughters, Dylan and Ruby. He enjoys spending time with his family and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats.

Fun Facts:

KICKED SEVEN 35 YARD FIELD GOALS AT AGE 40 AT KROGER FIELD

ENJOYS COACHING HIS DAUGHTER’S SOCCER TEAMS

ENJOYS MAKING CONCRETE COUNTERTOPS AND BAR TOPS

Susan

Office Coordinator
Susan is our Office Coordinator and has been with Steckler Pediatric Dentistry since 1986. Susan has the longest tenure at our office. As Office Coordinator, Susan runs the day to day operations of the office. You will see her smiling face as you finish your appointments and reschedule your next check-up. She is married to Eddie and they have one son, Josiah. Susan’s favorite part about her job is interacting with the children and watching them grow up. She feels blessed to have such a great work family!

Jessica

Clinic Coordinator
Jessica is our Clinic Coordinator and has been with Steckler Pediatric Dentistry for over 10 years. She keeps things running smoothly in the clinic area and is a great team leader. Jessica’s love for children makes her a great asset to our office. She is married to Ryan and they have a sweet, beautiful daughter, Josie, who keeps them very busy.

 

Kaila

Treatment Coordinator
Kaila is our Treatment Coordinator and has been with Steckler Pediatric Dentistry for 9 years. As Treatment Coordinator, Kaila will review any recommended treatment and explain the insurance benefits and any financial obligations associated with the treatment. Kaila is married to Brad and has two wonderful sons, Kale and Knox.

 

Elaine

Front Desk

Elaine is our smiling face at the check in desk. She had been in dentistry for 37 years and loves being around all the children. Elaine is married to Marty and they have 2 wonderful sons, Aaron and Zach and a beautiful granddaughter, Payson.

 

Nikia

Clinical Staff
We welcomed Nikia to our office in July 2013. She is an expanded duty dental assistant. Her ability to work well with children makes her a great asset to our office. She currently lives in Paris, KY with her beautiful daughter, Na’Sean. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

 

Heather

Dental Hygienist
Heather is a dental hygienist and has been with Steckler Pediatric Dentistry for 8 years. She enjoys working with the team and working with kids. Her contagious smile is such an asset to this office. She has two wonderful kids, Ashley and Cole.

Ali

Clinical Staff
Ali has been working in dentistry for 15 years. She moved to Kentucky 7 years ago from Georgia where she worked at a pediatric dentist office for 9 years. After being in general dentistry for 6 years she realized she missed working with kids. “I’ve been at Dr. Steckler’s office almost a year now and love where I am at!” Ali and her husband, Marty, have 4 beautiful children. She enjoys being outside, hiking and camping.

 

Laeken

Clinical Staff
Laeken is the newest member of Steckler Pediatric Dentistry, having started in May 2018. She is an expanded duties dental assistant. Besides working alongside our team, Laeken’s favorite part of her job is interacting with the children. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with friends and family.

 

Schedule Your Appointment Today

Patient
Forms

Directions

Call
Us