Dental Staff

Dr. Porter is proud to work with a highly-trained, professional and stable staff in his office.    Read on to learn more about our staff, their training, and their years of experience with Dr. Porter.

Thomas Porter, DMD

Dr. Porter is a Christian County native. He grew up on a farm near the
small community of Gracey. After graduating from Christian County High
School, he attended the University of Kentucky and played varsity men's
basketball. He received his DMD degree from the University of Kentucky
College of Dentistry. After graduation, Dr. Porter served in the United
States Air Force for 2 years and was stationed at Williams Air Force Base in
Chandler, Arizona. After fulfilling his military commitment, he returned to
Hopkinsville where he began his private practice of dentistry. 




Alicia Evans, RDH


  • Associate of Science degree from Madisonville Community College
  • Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Henderson Community College (2005)
  • Practicing Dental Hygiene for 12 years
  • Practicing with Dr. Porter since August 2006

Brittany Noel, RDH 


  • Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Henderson Community College (2008)
  • Started in dental field in 2003
  • Worked as Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
  • Practicing Dental Hygiene for 9 years
  • Practicing with Dr. Porter since Dec 2008 

Michelle Winders, CDA, RDA 


  • 30 years experience in dental field
  • Registered Dental Assistant (1989)
  • Certified Dental Assistant (2009)
  • Nitrous Oxide Certification (2001)
  • Coronal Polishing Certification (1991)

Lisa McCullum, Dental Assistant 


  • Dental Assistant for 20 years
  • Experience in Surgical assisting, dentures and general dentistry

Lisa Burke, Office Manager 


  • BS in Human Resources w/ minor in Women’s Studies from Brescia College
  • Worked as a marketing coordinator and in the IT field for 16 years  prior to being employed for Dr. Porter
  • Currently Office Manager for Dr. Thomas Porter since 2013