Jennifer P Ketchel, DDS, MS

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Jennifer Ketchel was born in Fort Worth and lived there until she finished junior high and high school in Arlington. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in biology before attending dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. After graduating with her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Baylor College of Dentistry. She practiced general dentistry in the Dallas area for four years. During this time, she also attended training at the LD Pankey Institute in Florida. Always having a love for treating children, she decided to return to school and complete her specialty training in pediatric dentistry. She attended the University of Illinois in Chicago, obtaining her certificate in pediatric dentistry and receiving a Master’s Degree in oral sciences. After living and practicing in the Chicago area for five years, Dr. Ketchel and her family returned to the Dallas/Fort Worth area in 2010.

Dr. Ketchel is a board certified pediatric dentist and a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Fort Worth District Dental Society, and her local pediatric dental study group. Dr. Jennifer Ketchel opened Arlington Pediatric Dentistry in 2012. APD serves the community by providing children with excellent dental care along with educating them to maintain a life-long healthy smile. Dr. Ketchel lives in Arlington with her husband, son and daughter. She is a former competitive amateur ballroom dancer who enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling.


Insurance Coordinator

Jo has worked in the dental field for more than 10 years. She takes care of our patients by processing their insurance and answers questions regarding dental coverage. Jo enjoys a well-made tace, outdoor adventure, sports and quality time with her family. She lives locally and stays busy with her two girls and husband.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Sheri was born and raised in Arlington. She graduated from TWU in Denton with a Bachelors degree in Science in Dental Hygiene. With a heart for helping children feel safe and valued at the dentist, she brings over 20 years of experience in pediatric dentistry. Sheri’s other passions include spending time with her 3 grown children, decorating during the holidays and traveling.


Registered Dental Hygienist

During her 26 years in dentistry, Leslie has worked mainly in the pediatric area. Her experience in dentistry ranges from an RDA, RDH and also in practice management. Leslie is married with three children and has two dogs: a golden doodle and a labradoodle. When she isn’t cleaning teeth or giving hygiene instructions, she enjoys decorating, traveling, and a relaxing day by the water.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Daniela grew up in Arlington and graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. As the second oldest of five girls, she treasures time with her sisters. She enjoys spending time with “the cutest German Shepherd” and exploring new restaurants in her free time. She is also studying to earn her Masters of Science degree from Texas Women’s University.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Lyndsey served her country in the United States Navy before receiving her degree in Dental Hygiene from Texas Women’s University.  She is married with 3 children and a golden retriever  and enjoys serving people through dentistry. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting and roller skating.