Darlene Sand Wall, DMD
Dr. Darlene Sand Wall knew she wanted to be a dentist from an early age, and her tenacity and determination helped her achieve her lifelong goal of becoming a dentist by the age of 30. Dr. Sand Wall graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1985 with a degree in dental hygiene. She went on to obtain her doctor of dental medicine (DMD) degree from the same institution in 1989. Immediately following graduation, Dr. Sand Wall began practicing dentistry in the Northern Kentucky area. Shortly thereafter, she served on the Kentucky Board of Dentistry for eight years, and also served at the national level of the ADA for four years. Today, from her private practice located in Erlanger, which she opened in 2007, Dr. Sand Wall provides patients of all ages with quality preventive, esthetic, and restorative dental care.
As a proponent of continuing education, Dr. Sand Wall has completed post-graduate study at leading dental institutions, including the world-renowned Kois Center. She has won multiple distinctions of Top Dentist from area magazines in Cincinnati and Kentucky.
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Her professional affiliations include:
- American Dental Association
- Better Business Bureau
- Crown Council
- Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
- Kentucky Dental Association
- Northern Kentucky Dental Society
Dr. Sand Wall sits on the Board of Directors of the Diocesan Catholic Children’s Home and is a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. She is very proud of her two children, Meredith and Connor. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, yoga, Pilates, sewing, quilting.
Cathy Humphreys – Financial Coordinator
Cathy joined our practice in 2000 and has 22 years of experience in the dental industry. An Erlanger native, she attended St. Henry High School and went on to attend Gateway Community and Technical College. She enjoys attending conferences and pursuing continuing education opportunities to broaden her skill set, including the Hinman Dental Meeting and courses in CPR, HIV, customer service, insurance coding, and accounts receivable.
Patients love her attention to detail in coordinating financial plans that help them attain optimal oral health, and her favorite part of her job is seeing patients smile! Cathy has been awarded the Administrative Management Society Award and is a member of Crown Council and Total Patient Service Institute (TOPS). She loves giving back to the community and regularly participates in charity events to benefit the Wood Hudson Cancer Research Center and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and supports pet rescues.
When not working or volunteering, she enjoys spending time with her husband Chris and her dogs and cats. A Licensed Cosmetologist in the State of Kentucky, Cathy also enjoys hair styling, fashion, design, and Corvette Club outings.
Cindy Shaffer Carsman – Registered Dental Hygienist
Cindy, who joined our team in 2000, is a University of Louisville graduate with over 37 years of experience as a clinical dental hygienist. Cindy values our common goal to provide quality dental care in a warm, supportive environment, and she enjoys building long-lasting patient relationships. Cindy and her husband, John, have two children, Lea and Evan, and three grandchildren, as well as a dog and a cat.
When not assisting Dr. Sand Wall, Cindy enjoys vegetable gardening, beekeeping, raising free-range chickens, cooking, and baking.
Mary Ann Judge – Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
A member of our team since 1998, Mary Ann began her dental career in 1972 and has expanded duties certification. She has also obtained certifications in CPR and coronal polishing. She enjoys our team camaraderie and taking care of our wonderful patients, who love her gentle manner and sense of humor.
Mary Ann has been happily married for 34 years and has three grown children and one grandchild. Outside of the office, she likes to garden, decorate, bake, paint, sew, make candy, and read, as well as spend time with her horse. She also enjoys volunteering her time at the First Church of Christ in Burlington, Kentucky.
For personalized general and cosmetic dental care in northern Kentucky, contact Dr. Darlene Sand Wall today to schedule an appointment. Located in Erlanger, we serve patients from the 41808 zip code and all surrounding areas, including Cincinnati, Crestview Hills, Edgewood, Fort Mitchell, Florence, Union, Independence, and Taylor Mill.