Leslie Norton has been a dental hygienist for Dr. Powe and Dr. Peavler for almost 35 years. Her husband, Carl, of 32 years has been a banker in Winchester for more than 30 years. They have two grown children, Jenna and Austin. Jenna has been a volunteer sign language teacher at Calvary Christian School for several years and Austin is currently a student at UK. Leslie enjoys working with her patients to improve their oral health. She also treasures the many friendships she has acquired throughout her career. Her outside interests include gardening, hiking, and Bible studies. Leslie is very active at Calvary Christian Church where she participates in various small groups.
Paula Rogers, RDH, has been a practicing hygienist since 1997. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Western Kentucky University. Paula is a Winchester native and currently resides in Clark County with her husband, Mike, and son, Benton.
Michelle Cuccinelli, Registered Dental Hygienist, was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois. She graduated from Parkland College in Champaign, IL with as A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene in 1999 and practiced in Rockford until she moved to Winchester in 2009 with her husband, Paul, and their two children, Caroline and Zachary. Michelle started working at our office in 2010 and works part-time on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. She enjoys working with all our patients, learning about their lives and helping them improve their oral health. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys doing projects around the house, organizing, and spending time with her family. They enjoy playing cards/games, hiking, camping, swimming, church activities, and going to King’s Island.
Donna M. Farris, RDH, has been with our practice for over 23 years. Her interest in dentistry began soon after majoring in music for two years at Morehead State University when she was hired as an orthodontic assistant for Dr. Bonnie Wheatley. Afterwards, she decided to further her career and was accepted into Lexington Community College where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene. Donna enjoys meeting new people and patients. She likes visiting with and educating current patients about their oral health. She also enjoys music, animals, walking, the Arts, being outdoors, and spending time with her coworkers, friends, and family. Donna is most proud of her two daughters, Jaclyn, a graduate student at the University of Kentucky and ballet instructor, and Jayme, a nursing student at Morehead State University.