Dr. Krisy Howard Carty

Family & Cosmetic Dental Center
122 Stone Trace Drive, Suite A
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
(859) 497-4444

Our professionals at Mt. Sterling Smiles maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay current with the latest trends in dentistry.


Kathy May, Office Manager/ Insurance Coordinator

Kathy has been employed at Mt. Sterling Smiles since 2007. She received an Associate's of Arts degree from Morehead State University in addition to working in the dental field for 13 years prior to joining our office.  Kathy has lived in Morehead, KY since 1992 and is the proud parent of two married children and Meme of 6 wonderful grandchildren.  In addition to a love for her work, she enjoys serving God, community service, the outdoors, sewing, and spending time with her family.

Kathy handles all aspects of the front office and manages all day-to-day functions.  Kathy assists Dr. Carty with management of accounts payable and billing.  Kathy is the rock of the office and makes sure everything runs smoothly.  She is loyal and kind and always helps others.  Kathy is a fantastic manager and is truly an asset to our team.


Leslie Stanfield, Registered Dental Hygienist

Leslie resides in Winchester with her husband and three children. She graduated from Indiana University with an associate of science in dental hygiene. She has over fifteen years experience as a dental hygienist. Leslie enjoys 4-wheeling, hunting, traveling, and spending time with her family. 

Leslie maintains our recall system and provides superior care and patient education during routine cleanings and perio maintanence procedures. Leslie is also certified to administer local anesthesia for patients.  Leslie is the most detailed and thorough dental hygienist we have had the pleasure of working alongside.  Her skill level and knowledge of dentistry is a welcome asset to our team. Leslie's sense of humor and ability to make patients feel comfortable makes her a successful hygienist. 


Tracie Stone, Treatment Manager/EDDA

Tracie has made a lifelong career of dental assisting with over 25 years of experience as an Expanded Dental Auxillary and has received additional training in advanced dental techniques.   She resides in Winchester with her husband and is the mother of two daughters.  She is an avid reader and enjoys spending time outdoors. 

Tracie is a one-of-a-kind dental assistant.  Her expertise and knowledge of patient treatment is a tremendous asset to our team.  Tracie is responsible for placement of dental restorations, adjustments, treatment planning, overall management of the patient treatment area,  and clinical staff training.


Mikki Wells, Patient Care Coordinator

Mikki is a resident of Montgomery County.  She has two children and is a very proud Army Mom. She grew up in Clark County and graduated from George Rogers Clark High School. She has completed dental assistant training as well as x-ray certification. Mikki enjoys spending time with her family, watching PBR (Professional Bull Riding), and has a strong interest in Chevy Cameros!

Mikki joined our team in November 2009 and brings a lot of previous dental front office experience to our practice. Mikki is responsible for patient care, including insurance consultation, scheduling, and advertising. Mikki is our local source of knowledge.  She never forgets a face.  Mikki always strives to make patients feel comfortable and goes above and beyond to help patients understand their insurance benefits.  




Tonya Craycraft,  Expanded Duties Dental Assistant



Sheila Vanderhoof, Treatment Coordinator









Rae'Chell Baker, Dental Assistant