Meet The Doctors


Katherine King , DMD

General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Katherine is a Somerset native. Her father, Dr. B.E. King practiced dentistry in Somerset for 27 years. She joined his practice in 1982 following her graduation From Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.

Dr. King is member of the American Dental Association and the Kentucky Dental Association, She has served on both the Pulaski County Board of Health and The Lake Cumberland District Board of Health. She has also worked as faculty for the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry and the University of Louisville Dental School training the next generation of dentists. She is currently on  the Governor’s Ky All Schedule Prescribing Electronic Reporting Task Force (kasper)
She served 6 Years on the Ky Board of Dentistry.

Our office is proud to offer the Dr. B.E. scholarship in honor of Dr. King’s father. The scholarship is given to a senior at each local high school who plans to pursue a career in the dental field.

Jeremy A Nissen, DMD

Somerset Smiles is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Somerset Smiles team, Jeremy Nissen, D.M.D. Dr. Nissen graduates from the University of Louisville Dental School on May 12th, and will be starting at our practice in June. Dr. Nissen grew up in Somerset, graduating from Southwestern High School in 2009. He is excited to return home and provide care to this great Somerset community. Outside of the office,  Dr. Nissen enjoys spending his free time on Lake Cumberland doing water sports and spending time with his fiance Andrea and their two dogs Jackson and Teensy.  He will be accepting all major dental insurance plans including Medicaid. If you would like to schedule a comprehensive appointment with Dr. Nissen, please call us at (606) 679-1402. We look forward to hearing from you!