J. Fred Arnold, III, DMD


Betsy Bakeman

Dr. Fred Arnold has been recognized as one of the leading cosmetic and general dentists in the country. He is one of only 315 dentists world wide that has been Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmeitc Dentistry. In addition, Dr. Arnold achieved Accredited Fellowship in AACD, representing the only dentist in Kentucky to do so. Accredited Fellowship is the highest credential recognized in cosmetic dentistry and serves as the gold standard.

A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Fred Arnold graduated from the University of College of Dentistry as one of the top 3 students in 1984. He was awarded the Outstanding Senior Student Award by the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr Arnold then completed an additional year of optional training by finishing the General Practice Residency at the Wright-Patterson Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio.

Dr. Arnold has since completed many post-graduate courses in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry in the U.S. and abroad. He has completed continuums at Louisiana State University, the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, the Center for Esthetic Excellence, Fahl Art and Science in Aesthetic Dentistry, the Dawson Center, and the Kois Center.

In addition, Dr. Arnold has served his profession by his active participation in organized dentistry. He was elected to the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry by his peers in 2005. After a 3 year term, he was appointed Chairman of Accreditation for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He also serves as an Accreditation and Fellowship Examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry.