Meet the Team

Katelynn – Registered Dental Hygienist

Katelynn graduated from Shawnee State University’s Dental Hygiene Program in 2020. She’s excited to help others embrace their smiles and takes care of each patient to make sure they are comfortable and at ease! When not in the office Katelynn enjoys traveling, trying new foods and spending time with her family.

Sonal, Clinic Assistant

Sonal (pronounced Shawn-ul) graduated from the University of Louisville in 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in biology and in 2022 with a Master’s degree in biochemistry and molecular genetics. He recently moved to Lexington, KY and is currently learning how to get in touch with his inner Wildcat after all those years with the Louisville Cardinals! Sonal loves working with patients, learning new things, and hopes to one day become a dentist himself. Outside of the office, you can find Sonal learning how to cook a new meal, spending time with family and friends, listening to music, or taking great care of his lawn and plants at home!

Rahul Savalia, Clinic Assistant

Rahul is a Biology major on a predental track at the University of Kentucky. He anticipates graduating in May 2023 and has applied to dental school. He enjoys sports, hanging out with friends, and playing video games from time to time. Rahul’s family is from India, but he grew up in Philadelphia. He moved to Lexington in 2015 and we are so glad – he is a huge help in keeping our clinic organized and ready for patients!

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Tonia Brown, Patient Concierge

We are fortunate to have Tonia as our Patient Concierge at Commonwealth Smiles. She is a valuable member of our team. With more than 10 years of experience, she studied Healthcare Administration at Brown Mackie College. It is her passion to make sure every patient feels welcome, comfortable, and has a wonderful experience at our office.

“I enjoy helping our patients and give 120% every day,” says Tonia. “It brings me great joy to know that I have just contributed to the transformation of our wonderful patients’ lives. We have a wonderful team at Commonwealth Smiles, and we treat everyone as if they were family.”

She is the proud mother of four beautiful but needy children/adults. She has two boys and two girls: Tre (20), Bo (23), Tatee (24), and Teoni (16). In addition, she has two granddogs, a Yorkie (Creed) and a Shitzu (Rho). Her family has a strong military background, which is why she ended up in Kentucky. Lexington has been her home for a little more than two years. During her free time, she enjoys traveling and cooking delicious new recipes.

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Amelia, Sterilization Technician

Amelia is currently majoring in Biology with a pre-dental focus at the University of Kentucky. She is on track to graduate in May of 2025. After graduating, she plans to attend dental school to become a dentist herself. She loves running, reading, and playing card games with her friends and family! Amelia is so appreciative of her position, which allows her to learn more about her future career field. She enjoys helping the office be ready for each and every patient!