Meet Our Team

Dr. Joseph Cieslak D.D.S

Dr. Cieslak began his dental career in the United States Air Force, serving both stateside and abroad for 6 years.  He attended The Ohio State University and Medical University of South Carolina, where he also completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency. Dr. Cieslak moved to and fell in love with Louisville, where he founded Louisville Oral Surgery & Dental Implants in 1996. Dr. Cieslak specializes in dental implants, tooth extractions, BOTOX®, jaw pain relief and wisdom teeth treatment. In addition to his duties at Louisville Oral Surgery & Dental Implants, Dr. Cieslak also serves as the President of the Louisville Dental Society. Dr. Cieslak enjoys the outdoors and prefers to spend his free time with his children, hunting, or fishing.

Dr. Christopher C. Babcock, DMD, MD

Dr. Babcock completed his undergraduate and dental education at Indiana University in Bloomington, followed by completing medical school and his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at University of Louisville. Dr. Babcock is one of the leading and most experienced dental surgeons in the area, his one on one consultations will allow you to have a better understanding of your dental experience and what to expect for the day of surgery. Away from the office, Dr. Babcock is an involved member at Southeast Christian Church and enjoys practicing hot yoga, playing the guitar and spending time with his family.

Christy Hedges

Office Manager

Our Office Manager, Christy has been with Louisville Oral Surgery since 2014, and working in dentistry since 1996. Christy loves spending time with her family and is very involved with her church community. Christy’s favorite part of working at Louisville Oral Surgery? Helping patients figure out what their best options may be and assisting everyone who walks through our door!

Tiffany

Front Office Coordinator

Tiffany’s sparkling personality makes every patient feel right at ease the moment they become part of the Louisville Oral Surgery practice. She is a wealth of knowledge and enjoys answer any and all questions that new or current members have. In her free time, Tiffany can be found at a soccer game or a dance class with either of her two beautiful little girls.

Lauren

Surgical Assistant

Lauren has been with Louisville Oral Surgery since 2014 and is passionate about being up to date on all aspects of dental healthcare. Her dedication to her work is evident the moment you meet with her. Lauren leads a very active lifestyle playing softball, bowling and disc golf but nothing keeps her on her toes as much as her sweet two-year-old!

Tonya

Surgical Assistant

Tonya is our newest additional having just graduated from Medquest College with an Oral Surgery degree. With six children, her off days are spent enjoying time with family and her husband.

Jamie

Implant Coordinator

Jamie began her career with Louisville Oral Surgery in 2015 and has been a vital role in ensuring that all patients receive the best treatment in Louisville. Jamie’s thorough assessment will have all of your questions answered and your general dentist looped into the process as well. This busy mom of four is a vital part of our team at Louisville Oral Surgery!

Our Pledge

In solemn affirmation of my dedication and upon my honor, I decree that I will abide by the Code of Professional Conduct of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and that I will faithfully support its purposes and ideals and abide by its principles and regulations.

Our Mission

The surgical staff at Louisville Oral Surgery are experienced oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, and have taken the anesthesia course provided by (AAOMS).  Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery. Dr. Cieslak's office meets the high standards required by the Kentucky Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (KSOMS) for providing in office anesthesia for patients safety and comfort. All staff are CPR certified.

Board Certification

Diplomat American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2002 - Present

American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Fellow
2001 - Present

 

Professional Memberships

American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
1991 - Present

Kentucky Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
1995 - Present

Louisville Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
1995 - Present

American Academy of Implant Dentistry
2005-Present

American Dental Association
1984 - Present

Kentucky Dental Association
1995 - Present

Kentucky Medical Association
1995 - Present

Louisville Dental Society
1995 - Present

International Congress of Osteointegrated Implants
2000 - Present

American Dental Society of Anethesiology
2001 - Present

American Acacdemy of Sleep Medicine
2015 - Present

Louisville Dental Society Executive Board Member
2015 - Present

Licenses and Education

American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
1991 - Present

Kentucky Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
1995 - Present

Louisville Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
1995 - Present

American Academy of Implant Dentistry
2005-Present

American Dental Association
1984 - Present

Kentucky Dental Association
1995 - Present

Kentucky Medical Association
1995 - Present

Louisville Dental Society
1995 - Present

International Congress of Osteointegrated Implants
2000 - Present

American Dental Society of Anethesiology
2001 - Present

American Acacdemy of Sleep Medicine
2015 - Present

Louisville Dental Society Executive Board Member
2015 - Present

 

Hospital Affiliations

Norton Suburban Hospital
Jewish Hospital
Baptist East Hospital
University of Louisville Hospital

Louisville's Choice for Beautiful Smiles

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