A father of three and native Lexingtonian, Dr. Raybould is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and is the founder and team leader of Modern Kids Dentistry. As a youngster, he attended Glendover Elementary, Lexington Traditional Magnet School, and Lafayette High School. An accomplished violinist, in 2005, Dr. Raybould earned a Bachelor of Music Performance degree at the University of Kentucky. From there, he proceeded to the College of Dentistry at UK, graduating in 2009. During his 8 years of undergraduate studies and dental school, Dr. Raybould was a member of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and taught violin in a private studio.
In 2007, Dr. Raybould was commissioned in the United States Air Force. He began active duty as a Captain in 2009, upon graduation from the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry. During his time in the Air Force, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C., followed by 3 years serving as a dentist at the Pentagon. Dr. Raybould also spent 7 months in Kabul, Afghanistan, building a dental clinic and treating service members from around the world. For his service in Afghanistan, he received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.
In 2013, Dr. Raybould returned to Lexington to complete his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at UK. Happy to be back in the Bluegrass, he decided to develop a practice that combined his love for the Lexington community, public service, fine arts, and children: Modern Kids Dentistry.
In his spare time, Dr. Raybould enjoys spending time with his three daughters, teaching violin, and playing his banjo.
We are proud to have Dr. Grace leading our Modern Kids Dentistry Nicholasville location. Originally from Paducah, KY, she came to Lexington in 2000 where she attended the University of Kentucky. During her undergraduate years, she was a resident advisor and studied abroad for one semester in Morelia, Mexico. In 2005, she graduated from the University of Kentucky with Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Spanish. Dr. Grace then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the UK College of Dentistry, where she was dental school classmates with Dr. Justin Raybould. She completed a General Practice Residency at UK and then spent one year working at the Family Care Center as the dental director. In 2013, she completed her pediatric residency and joined Danville Pediatric Dentistry where she has worked for four years. Dr. Grace is a board certified pediatric dentist through the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
During her four years in dental school, Dr. Grace became interested in dental mission trips and traveled to Honduras four times. Combining her love for dentistry, helping others, and speaking Spanish, dental mission trips have become an important part of her life and who she is. Since 2011, each January Dr. Grace has gone on a medical/dental mission trip to Guatemala and hopes to continue this tradition for years to come. She is an active member in her church and where she taught Sunday school for 6 years.
Dr. Grace resides in Nicholasville, KY with her husband Josh and four children, Logan, Ava, Easton and Savannah. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and running. Dr. Grace looks forward to creating a positive dental experience for your child at Modern Kids Dentistry of Nicholasville.
Fun facts about Dr. Angel:
Dr. Kelly Chrisco is a board certified pediatric dentist who joined Modern Kids Dentistry in 2022 after a 15 year span at the University of Kentucky. For the first 10 years, Dr. Chrisco provided treatment on a dental mobile unit throughout the region for underserved children. During these years, her desire to serve children throughout the state became stronger and she left her position on the mobile unit to pursue furthering her education in pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Chrisco attended the pediatric residency at the University of Kentucky from 2017-2019 and became faculty in the residency program. Spring of 2022, she was invited to join Modern Kids Dentistry, giving her the opportunity to give back to the community through private practice. Dr. Chrisco’s love for Kentucky began from birth. Born in Lexington, she attended Millcreek and Stonewall Elementary, Jessie Clark Middle School, and Lafayette High School. She then stayed close by to receive her undergraduate and dental degrees at the University of Kentucky.
Arnessa has worked in the dental field since 1996. She began her career as a receptionist, but immediately developed an interest in the clinical aspects of dentistry. She quickly transitioned to a dental assisting position while pursuing her Associates in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene from Bluegrass Community and Technical College. She completed her associate’s degree in 1999. In 2011, she furthered her education by earning a Bachelor’s in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene through the University of Bridgeport Connecticut.
Having both a background in clinical and administrative roles, she has been able to facilitate the opening of multiple offices and now fully manages all four locations of Modern Kids Dentistry. As Chief Executive Officer, Arnessa mainly spends time overseeing our four locations but she does still enjoy seeing long time patients from time to time. Also, if you notice some unique features at any of our four locations, these were likely designed with her creativity.