The Smile Anchorage

Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.

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Paul D. Ranney, D.M.D.
Paul D. Ranney, D.M.D.General Dentist
Dr. Ranney was born in Louisville, Kentucky and grew up in Southern Indiana. Presently he lives in Jeffersonville, Indiana. He graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. He continued his education by attending the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where he earned his DMD degree.

First of all he has a heartfelt passion for dentistry, and enjoys seeing the smiles of his patients. Second of all he enjoys taking the time to discuss oral health and treatment with his patients. As a result he is able to provide them with understandable answers to sometimes complex problems.

When not working, Dr. Ranney enjoys traveling with his school-teacher wife, Ginger. He has a great love of painting, underwater photography and SCUBA diving, and watching a great movie (with popcorn, of course). Classic muscle cars are a passion, thanks to his father. Finally, Dr. Ranney and his wife mostly enjoy spoiling their puppy Smalls.


The Smile Anchorage staff is a dedicated, knowledgeable and friendly dental team. Therefore we are completely committed to placing you and your family’s needs first. In addition to that we strive to make each and every one of your visits to our office a positive experience.

Moreover, each Smile Anchorage team member works together with Dr. Ranney to meet every one of your dental needs in a caring, gentle and professional way. Not to mention our dental office team has years (and even decades) of experience. Furthermore we are committed to using that knowledge to deliver the very best care for our patients.

RebeccaOffice Manager
To start with, Rebecca graduated from both Indiana University and the University of Illinois (where she received her Master’s degree). Subsequenbtly she has enjoyed a career in dentistry for over twenty-five years. She started her journey in the field as a dental assistant, and now enjoys working in the front office, helping our patients with all of their needs. Above all she has a genuine, caring nature and loves to build relationships with our patients and seizes every chance to help each person that enters our doors.

In addition, this busy mother of four is an avid Indiana University basketball fan!

Most importantly to our office, she is the glue that holds everything together.

SarahRegistered Dental Hygienist
Sarah was born and raised in Louisville, KY. First of all she is a well known and diehard Cards fan. Sarah attended college at the University of Louisville, where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is currently working toward her Master’s degree at UofL.

Giving back to the community is an important part of her work as a dental hygienist, and she often volunteers at local dental clinics as well as spending time on international mission trips to under-served areas like Haiti. When she isn’t working to make your smile brighter she loves travel, concerts and she is always up for visiting new and interesting restaurants!

TrinaExpanded Duty Dental Assistant
First of all Trina is an amazing Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA). She grew up across the Ohio River in a quaint Southern Indiana town. Today, she lives in that same small town with her husband. Trina is the mother of four wonderful children: Kaylin, Emily, Conner, and Brookelyn.

Trina is a 2012 graduate of ATA College in Louisville. Before she became an EDDA, she spent sixteen years working as a CNA. In her spare time she loves being in the great outdoors, camping with her family, along with boating and spending time with her friends.

AlectraPatient Care Coordinator / Dental Assist
Alectra hails from Mount Washington, Kentucky. A 2011 graduate from Bullitt East High School, and a 2013 graduate of ATA College with a diploma in Dental Assisting.

Alectra plans to continue her education in the dental field, with her sights set on becoming an EDDA (Expanded Duty Dental Assistant).

In addition, when she isn’t answering patient calls or helping patients with insurance benefits and their appointment scheduling, she is a fantastic cheerleading coach. Furthermore, she loves spending time with family and friends.

Family Dental Care

Fisrt of all, the phrase “Family Dental Care” means more than just the idea that we treat your entire family in our East End office. In addition, we not only treat your whole family but we treat them as if they were our own family. As a result the treatment we recommend is the same as the treatment we recommend to our own mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers. Finally, when you come to The Smile Anchorage you can rest easy knowing that we have your best interests at heart. We will give you the attention, care and compassion that we give to our families.

  • Skilled, professional staff

  • Caring, compassionate treatment

  • Friendly, dedicated service

The Smile Anchorage Reception
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Of course The Smile Anchorage loves to hear from our patients. Here’s what a couple of them had to say.

“My whole family loves coming to The Smile in Anchorage. The staff are amazing!”

Victoria R.

“I really appreciated the care I was given. Will definitely be referring my friends!”


“Thanks so much for doing my crowns. My teeth feel so much better now.”

William H.
The Smile Anchorage Operatory
Dental Chair at The Smile Anchorage.

The Smile Anchorage Values

First of all The Smile Anchorage has a commitment to delivering the best quality dental care to our patients, treating them like our own family, with a professional team of dedicated, well-trained and caring people who have the well being of our patients as our highest priority.

In addition, The Smile Anchorage aspires to be the number one choice for dental care by the people of Louisville, Kentucky and the surrounding areas.  The staff desires to grow as professionals, taking our skills and care to the next level.

Finally, The smile Anchorage will promise that each patient will be well cared for, and we will work until every patient is satisfied.

Make An Appointment

The Smile Anchorage is located in the East End of Louisville, serving the Anchorage, Middletown, Crestwood and surrounding areas. So if you would like to set up an appoinment, fill in your name, phone number, email and the date you would like to schedule. Most of all add any message that you would like and someone will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Finally, please call us at (502) 243-9200 during our normal office hours and you can speak with a scheduling coordinator.

(502) 243-9200