Meet the Doctors
Dr. Fred Schroeder
Dr. Fred Schroeder grew up in a small town in rural Ohio. After graduating high school, he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Davis. In 1978, he graduated from the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry.
As a Big Blue fan, he decided to remain in Kentucky where he spent a year in Middlesboro, KY before settling in Lexington. He has been in practice for over 35 years. He is skilled in general dentistry and prides himself in staying current with the most advanced techniques and equipment available. His extended studies include orthodontics, implants, cosmetics and T.M.D.
Although most of his time is spent at the office, Dr. Schroeder also enjoys skiing, soccer, running, travel, lawn and garden work and whatever his kids are currently involved with. His wife, Carol, is the office manager for the practice. While not working on projects for our office she works at the VA as an audiologist. His children, Tali, Thad and Katie, take up most of his time outside the office. Tali is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and is currently the owner of a home improvement company. He and his wife, Beatrice, are the proud parents of Dr. Schroeder’s first grandchild, Aliksandros. Thad is a graduate of the University of Kentucky’s College of Dentistry and has recently joined Fred in practice. Katie is a recent graduate of DePauw University and is currently studying in Indonesia as a 2013 recipient of a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship
Dr. Thad Schroeder
Dr. Thad A. Schroeder graduated from the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry in his hometown of Lexington, Kentucky. While at the University of Kentucky, he was awarded the Janet Lee Leadership award, the Class of 1967 award, Dan Seaver Memorial Scholarship and was recognized by Dr. Jeff Okeson for his achievements in the study and treatment of Orofacial Pain. As the president of the American Student Dental Association, he was a leader for students and a passionate proponent for organized dentistry. Upon graduation he began working with his father, Dr. Fred Schroeder, at Schroeder Cosmetic and Family Dentistry.
Dr. Thad is a charismatic, positive and motivated young dentist. Through his involvement in local study clubs, passion for organized dentistry and continued dedication to his profession, Dr. Thad has the education to stay current with philosophy, technology and science in the evolving world of dentistry. In particular, Dr. Thad excels at routine dental procedures and also in the treatment of orofacial pain.
Dr. Thad is married to his dental school sweetheart, Dr. Kristina Neda Schroeder. He is excited about beginning his marriage with his dental school classmate and is looking forward to starting a family. He enjoys outdoor adventure and is constantly trying new hobbies. He has two large dogs, Giselle and Bodie, that he enjoys taking to the parks around Lexington. In his spare time, Dr. Thad enjoys volunteer work and giving back to the community. He has raised money for Mission Lexington Dental Clinic and is involved in “Give Kids A Smile” events annually.
MEET THE TEAM
Carol - Office Manager
Carol, our office manager, started with Dr. Schroeder in 2005. Her energetic and friendly attitude is a great asset in a very busy setting. She prides herself in her ability to be the patient advocate, always keeping their best interest in mind. She welcomes any questions, suggestions, or praise.
Meagan- Receptionist/ Financial Coordinator
Meagan began working with the Schroeder’s in 2006 and has never looked back! Pragmatic, kind and compassionate are just a few of the words our patients used to describe her calm demeanor and exceptional attitude. Meagan is responsible for handling collections, financial arrangements, and insurance claims. Her responsibilities don’t stop there as she is constantly communicating with patients, arranging events for the office and working on our website. After a decade of work together, she has brought consistency, solidarity and another beautiful smile to Schroeder Cosmetic and Family Dentistry brand. She will be happy to help you with any and all of your financial concerns.
Lauren- Insurance Manager
Lauren joined Schroeder Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in 2015 and has quickly become an outstanding patient advocate. Her background in both customer satisfaction and personal relations allows her to communicate effectively and provide excellent arrangements for our patients. Her quick understanding of dentistry has propelled her forward into a position of extreme importance. We heavily rely on her ability to handle financial arrangements, insurance claims and patient concerns. She will be more than happy to assist your family in scheduling appointments and answering any questions you may have about payment plans and insurance options.
Lynn- Registered Dental Hygienist
Diana- Registered Dental Hygienist
Olivia- Registered Dental Hygienist
Tracy- Registered Dental Hygienist
Tiffany- Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Tiffany joined the Schroeder team in 2013. She graduated with honors in 2001 from Concord Institute in Tampa, Fl., where she began her career in pediatrics before transitioning to general dentistry. Her love and years of experience in I.V. and oral sedation makes her a perfect fit for our fear-free environment.
Jessica- Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Jessica graduated for the Institute of Dental Technology in 2013. Friendly and compassionate, she thrives on making patients feel better about their smile. She enjoys being able to educate patients about their oral health and encourages them to take control of their treatment needs.
Torri- Expanded Duties Dental Assistant