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Dickson Ufomata, DDS, FFDRCS (Ireland)

Dr. Ufomata received his dental education from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and Ireland, and the University of Kentucky. He has practiced and taught Dentistry in England, Nigeria, and the United States. Dr. Ufomata is a graduate of the University of Kentucky’s College of Dentistry General Practice Residency program and is a fellow of the Faculty of Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, FFDRCS, Ireland.

Dr. Ufomata has over 30 years of excellent clinical dental experience. His goal as a dentist, and the goal of all the dedicated staff at Leestown Dental Center, is to make our patients’ visits as pleasant and painless as possible.


Samantha “Sam” Bulkley, Dental Hygienist
Sam has been a dedicated member of our practice since 2011. She is originally from Howland in Northeast Ohio and has resided in Lexington since 2010. She graduated from Youngstown State University in 2006 and is licensed to practice in Kentucky, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. She conveys her passion for dental hygiene to every patient through detailed home care instructions and by her knowledge to treat and improve the health of periodontally compromised patients. She is certified to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. She enjoys attending continuing education courses and advancing her dental knowledge.

Before she attended college, Sam knew dentistry was in her blood. Her mother has been in the dental field for over 30 years, working as an RDH for the past 15 years. Her brother recently graduated from UK Dental School. She accredits much to both of them. She is married to Bryan, and they share interests in Kentucky sports, attending live music show with varying genres, traveling, sightseeing, and visiting out-of-town family.


Leigh Anne Tucker, Registered Dental Hygienist

Leigh Anne TuckerLeigh Anne is one of our hygienists. She graduated from Lexington Community College in 1992. She believes that everyone can and should have a positive dental experience. Patient comfort and education are very important to her. She is licensed to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. Leigh Anne enjoys learning the latest technology to help educate patients. When not in the office, Leigh Anne participates in Sheepdog trials with her husband, Paul. She plays fiddle, bluegrass, and gospel music, and is part of the praise team at her church.


Brittney Barber, Dental Assistant & Patient Coordinator

Brittney BarberBrittney has been in dentistry for several years. She graduated from the Institute of Dental Technology. She is one of our dental assistants and contributes throughout the office as our patient coordinator. Brittney helps explain insurance benefits and treatment plans to her patients and assists the doctors. She loves to bake, travel, and make crafts.

She is a huge Taylor Swift fan and a 1989 Secret Session member. She has met Taylor and her parents, and has visited her house.