Here at Twin Lakes Family Dental, we are committed to providing clinical excellence through personalized, compassionate dental care, while at the same time ensuring that your experience is as comfortable & relaxed as possible.
Welcome to Twin Lakes Family Dental!
Our office provides individualized treatment plans focused on restoring & maintaining optimum dental health.
Office visits include amenities to help you feel comfortable & relaxed.
” We appreciate your trust in us and thank you for choosing us as your dental care team. We look forward to serving you and your family for many years to come.” –Linel Holwager, DMD
Your Dental Family
A little about our office, the dentists & the team
Our Office Values
Here at Twin Lakes Family Dental we operate with these core values in mind:
Great patient experience
MEET YOUR DENTISTS
Dr. Linel D. Holwager, DMD
A native of Grayson County, Kentucky, Dr. Linel Holwager currently resides in her hometown with her husband, Matt & 3 small children, Madeline, Charlie & Ruby. Her goal is for all clients to have a comfortable, personal experience that is unlike the stereotypical dentist visit.
A few fun facts about Dr. Holwager:
enjoys playing piano & violin
spends her free time attending continuing education classes
is a night owl
loves STITCH FIX
favorite store to shop: Loft
favorite food: pizza
likes to cook, but her husband, Matt is the chef of the house
Disney - every year!
Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from University of Louisville School of Dentistry 2009
Associates in Science with High Distinction from Elizabethtown Community College 2004
One year fellowship with special needs adults 2010
Dr. Courtney Thompson, DMD
Dr. Thompson is happily married to her husband, Wes, and they have two sons, River and Nolan as well as a Yorkie called Bailey.
In addition to growing up on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, she enjoys riding bikes, and as an avid baseball fan, she travels to Atlanta often to support the Braves. In the summer, she likes to hike and be outdoors.
Her dedication to dentistry goes beyond the care she provides patients. With a passion for staying up to date with the latest in dental care, she maintains professional affiliations and memberships in the Academy of General Dentistry, Kentucky Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Bachelors of Science from Western Kentucky University
Director of Practice Relations
Director of Patient Development
Patient Care Coordinator
Lisa Riggs, RDH
Jennifer Wells, RDH
Paige Culbreth, RDH
Laura Newton, RDH
Twin Lakes Family Dental proudly offers sedation dentistry for our patients.
Dental phobia is a serious problem that affects patients of all ages, often leading to skipped dental visits which leads to worsening of oral health problems. Thankfully, IV sedation creates a calm and pleasant environment that soothes even the most frazzled nerves in the treatment chair!
Dr. Holwager and her team have received extensive hands-on training in IV sedation. With IV sedation, a sedative is administered that deeply relaxes the patient very quickly. Most patients remain awake, but some are able to just fall asleep during their appointment. Our team can adjust the sedative during the dental procedure to ensure the patient remains comfortable each and every moment.
We highly recommend sedation dentistry for patients who:
Experience mild to moderate dental phobia
Feel nervous being around the sights and sounds of a dental office
Have had a previous traumatic experience at the dentist
Are in need of extensive procedures
Want to have multiple procedures completed in one appointment to save time
Have a sensitive gag reflex
Have chronic jaw, neck, and/or back pain that makes sitting for an entire appointment difficult
Call us today for your consultation. We would love to help you.
It is never too late to create a beautiful smile. An improper bite, uncomfortable spacing or crooked teeth can have a negative impact on your entire physical and mental well-being. Fortunately, there are many orthodontic treatments available to correct these issues and give you the beautiful smile that will improve your overall health and your confidence.
For our younger patients, this means we can offer early intervention to support the healthy development of their smile and facial structure.
For the adults, we know that you could have put off straightening your smile for years, or perhaps you had braces when you were young, but your teeth have relapsed. We have a range of options available to straighten your smile in a comfortable, attractive and convenient manner.
Our professional team is here to guide our patients and their families every step of the way.
Missing teeth can cause embarrassment, discomfort and a number of oral health problems. Fortunately, dental implants are a common treatment option to replace a missing tooth and restore your smile. If you have a missing tooth or teeth, then we can help determine the best treatment option for you.
Dental implants are one of the preferred ways to replace missing or extracted teeth because of their longevity and natural feeling. They are specifically made for you and placed into your jaw as a fully functional substitute for missing teeth or extracted teeth.
Smile Makeovers, otherwise known as cosmetic dentistry, are designed to create a positive change in your teeth in order to enhance your smile and your confidence. Our team can provide you with a refreshing, natural-looking smile that will make you look great and feel better about yourself by making your teeth whiter, reshaping teeth that don’t match the others, closing gaps between teeth, filling cavities with tooth-colored materials, repairing chips and rough spots with fillings that match and even covering broken teeth with porcelain crowns.
Common procedures associated with a Smile Makeover include veneers, teeth whitening applications, crowns and cosmetic orthodontics.
Schedule a consultation for a Smile Makeover to see how we can help you!
Routine Dental Checkups
Routine dental checkups are vital to good oral hygiene and are the best way to detect problems at their earliest stages. Early detection and treatment saves unnecessary discomfort, time and money.
Dr. Holwager recommends checkups twice a year. Oral hygiene needs change with age and the condition of your teeth and gums and as a result, your dentist may recommend a checkup schedule that is more or less frequent than twice a year.
Your dental checkup includes:
A visual exam of your mouth, face, jaw and neck
Digital diagnostics, as determined by your dentist
A gingival pocket exam
An oral cancer screening
Professional cleaning of your teeth
Comprehensive data capture in an electronic dental record
We are located beside WalMart at
1919 Elizabethtown Road
“My family and I absolutely love this dental office. I have children that range from 13 to 6 and they love the assistants and dentist. Very friendly and professional. My kids love Dr. H and all the dental assistants!”
“Ever since I have been going to a dentist, I always went with great fear and anxiety. Then the “miracle dentist,” Dr. Holwager, came to town! A 100% turn around. Walking in to TLFD is so relaxing. The staff is happy, courteous, and knowledgeable. The patient rooms are SO CALMING and Dr. Holwager’s playlist is awesome. From my first visit I was made comfortable, and as my work was done I realized I was not anxious and afraid. Couple all that with an accomplished and outstanding dentist and you have perfection. (An added bonus is no long wait time). TLFD—THE PLACE TO BE!”
“This office is AMAZING! The staff is knowledgeable friendly and the atmosphere is calming. I refer everyone to this dental practice. Great team and you receive exceptional dental care!”
CareCredit is a third party healthcare credit card designed for your health and wellness needs and allows you to finance dental expenses.
The Smile Now Membership Plan provides quality care for those who do not have access to dental insurance and removes the hassle of dealing with the restrictions or waiting periods often found with traditional coverage.