The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Joseph Ramos, DDS

Dr. Joseph A. Ramos has been providing quality dental treatment since 1984. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Indiana State University and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, D.D.S., from Indiana University School of Dentistry. After completing Dental School, Dr. Ramos served in the United States Navy from 1984 to 1987 at Subase Bangor in Washington State. He also served in the United States Air Force Reserve at Grissom AFB with the 930th Medical Squadron from 1989 to 1992. He returned back to his hometown of Frankfort in 1987 to practice dentistry with his father who established the practice in 1962. Dr. Joe has volunteered his time by participating in the Give Kids a Smile program for several years. He also donates dental supplies to orphans in Honduras where his daughter was a missionary at the Farm of the Child. In his free time, Dr. Joe enjoys spending time with his wife Betty and three children Jennifer, Kristina and Andrew, hiking, bicycling and traveling.

Dr. Ramos is a member of:

  • West Central Dental Society
  • Indiana Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Greater Lafayette/Seattle Study Club


Front Office Administrator

Tracee Hodges

Tracee joined Dr. Ramos’s team in 2018 as Front Office Administrator, with 14 years of experience. She is here to help with your front office needs. Tracee enjoys spending time with her family and friends, antiquing, matching movies, going to concerts and doing projects around her home.



Expanded Duty Assistants

Allie Bandy

Allie has been with Dr. Ramos since 2009.  She graduated from the Ivy Tech dental assisting program in 2009. She continued her education in 2010 becoming an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running, shopping and Sunday football games.



Katie Rice

Katie has been with Dr. Ramos since 2009. She graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with an Associate's degree in Dental Assisting in 2007. She continued her education and received her Expanded Duties certificate in 2009. In her spare time she enjoys photography, hiking, going on motorcycle rides, and spending time with family and friends.




Janie Miller

Janie has worked for Dr. Ramos since 2001. She graduated in 1994 with a Dental Hygiene degree. When not working, Janie enjoys spending time with her family and dogs.



Kori Whitcomb

Kori has been with Dr. Ramos since 2006.  She attended Indiana University Dental Hygiene School and graduated in 1993. When not in the office she enjoys spending time with her children.



Terri Sarine

Terri joined Dr. Ramos’s team in 2017. She has over 12 years of dental front office experience. She handles the insurance and collections. When Terri is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, riding bikes, hiking, camping and running in 5Ks.