Meet Our Team
Les Ledbetter, D.D.S.
Les graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1978 and the OU College of Dentistry in 1992. He has been practicing dentistry in Ardmore since 1993. Prior to dental school he served in vocational church ministry for 10 years while pursuing a theological education. He still maintains an active involvement in ministry through his church and Gideon's International Inc.
Les married Lori Davis Ledbetter in 1986. Lori grew up in Ardmore and earned her Bachelor and Master's Degrees in Education from East Central University. She fills in at the front desk when needed. They have 2 beautiful daughters. Their family enjoys traveling and participating in mission trips in the U.S. and abroad. Les loves the outdoors, hunting and gardening. He also thoroughly enjoys cooking and eating!
Dr. Ledbetter believes in "Golden Rule" dentistry. He treats his patients like he would like to be treated--with care and individual consideration. He strives to present ALL treatment options--their pros and cons and their respective costs and then work with the patients to achieve their desired results. Great emphasis is placed on preventive oral health and education. Dr. Ledbetter is a member of the American Dental Association, Oklahoma Dental Association, and Arbuckle Study Club.
Kara Idleman, RDH
Kara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and has worked as a full-time hygienist for Dr. Ledbetter since graduating in 2005. Kara enjoys promoting good oral health and appreciates the patient relationships that she is making each day.
She lives in Lone Grove and enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. Kara loves to laugh, shop, and watch OU football.
Appointments Coordinator, Chairside Assistant
Sunny began her work in the field of dentistry in 1983. She began working with Dr. Ledbetter in 2012. She is the friendly person you see when you check in or hear when you call our office to schedule an appointment. She is experienced in many areas of the dental field. Not only does she work in the front office, but when needed, she is qualified to assist Dr. Ledbetter as a Chairside Assistant. She has completed requirements to do coronal polishing as well as radiation and CPR.
She is an active member of Crossway Baptist Church in Sulphur. Sunny and her husband have 3 sons, 2 daughters-in-law and 3 grandchildren.
Ladonna has been a part of Dr. Ledbetter's team since 2006. She has over 27 years of experience in the area of finance.
LaDonna has extensive knowledge and experience in the business area of Dr. Ledbetter's practice. She assists patients with office appointments and treatment needs, and provides patients with a better understanding of their insurance benefits and financial options for treatment.
LaDonna has been married to her best friend, Curt Griggs, for over 45 years and has one daughter, one son-in-law, and 3 of the greatest grandkids to be found anywhere. She loves her full and busy life of wife, mother, and grandmother. She is a member of First Baptist Church, Ardmore where she enjoys participating in the ministry of the church choir and is a member of a Bible study group of wonderful friends. Reading is one of her favorite pastimes.
April began her career as a Dental Assistant in 1992. She joined Dr. Ledbetter's team in 2007 after taking a few years off to be a stay-at-home mom. She is certified in coronal polishing, x-rays, nitrous, sealant placement, and CPR.
April loves spending time with her four children, playing softball and riding motorcycles.
Jammey is our newest team member. She is a graduate of Velma-Alma High School and has lived in Ardmore since 1993. She and her husband have one son. They are active members of Crossroads Pentecostal Holiness Church in Lone Grove. Jammey's family loves sports, horses and Harleys. She is a member of South Central A.B.A.T.E.
Tara McGill, RDH
Tara has been in dentistry for over 22 years and has been a part of Dr. Ledbetter's team since 2000. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Texas Woman's University in 1991 after graduating from Marietta High School in 1987.
Tara lives in Marietta and is a proud Baylor Bear mom and Marietta cheer mom! She enjoys teaching Sunday school, working out, gardening, and spending time with her girls.
Leah Aldridge, RDH
Leah graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2009. She joined the Ledbetter Family Dental Care team in 2013.
She attends Faith SBC in Dickson where she enjoys singing on the praise and worship team. She and her husband Stacy live in Dickson and love spending time with their three children, J.D., Landon, and Jess.
Julie McDonald, RDH
Julie is returning to our office after taking time off to raise her 3 children who now all attend Plainview. Julie was raised in Ringling and graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in 2003 with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is married to Joe who works at Michelin.
Julie and her family are members of First Methodist of Ardmore and active in the Crosspoint Emmaus Community. She spends her time volunteering at school and church, and loves to bargain shop and travel whenever possible!
Helen, our spunky morning hostess, grew up in McPherson, KS. She has lived in Ardmore for 65 years where she raised her 2 children and had a career in radiology. She has 3 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Helen is an avid traveler and a great joy to our staff and those she greets in our office each morning.