Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Ernie Fletcher Appoints Members to the Kentucky Board of Dentistry

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, October 18, 2006  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has appointed two members to the Kentucky Board of Dentistry.

Dr. James R. Allen, of Louisville, practices general dentistry in Prospect.  Allen is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.  He is president of the Kentucky Dental Association, vice-regent of the International College of Dentists, an alternate delegate to the American Dental Association House and a delegate to the Kentucky Dental Association.  He is a member of the Kentucky Dental Foundation Board of Directors and the Sons of the American Revolution.  He is married to Harriet Allen.

Dr. Harry W. Sleet, of Union, is a surgeon with Northern Kentucky Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates.  Sleet is a graduate of the School of Medicine and School of Dentistry at the University of Louisville.  He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Dental Association, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Kentucky Dental Association, the Kentucky Medical Association and the Kentucky Society for Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons.  He is married to Amy Sleet.

The Kentucky Board of Dentistry is made up of nine gubernatorial appointees.  The board regulates and controls the licensing and conduct of dentists within the commonwealth.