Meet The Team

The entire staff at Pediatric Dentistry of Shelbyville is committed to maintaining the highest levels of accreditation every day. Our dentists work to pursue ongoing education and innovation to stay on top of the latest trends in both dental technologies and the entire medical field. Our practice is excited to treat infants, toddlers, and small children every day within the Shelbyville community. We truly are a family, and pride ourselves in creating a relaxed, happy and safe dental environment!


Dr. Kirby Chambers Hoetker is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist holding a diplomate status in the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a native of Shelby County where she graduated from Shelby County High School. She received her Bachelor of Science and Dental Degree at the University of Kentucky. Upon completion of her dental degree, she remained in Lexington for two additional years and was awarded her specialty certificate in hospital-based pediatric dentistry in 2002.

Dr. Kirby returned to her hometown in 2002 to open Pediatric Dentistry of Shelbyville. She is an active member of the American Association of Pediatric Dentists, American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association, the Kentucky Association of Pediatric Dentistry. She and her husband Matt live in Simpsonville with their two children, John Wyatt and Virginia Tate.

Fun Facts:

Is married to a former Navy Seal & has 2 kids

Is a thrillseeker who loves haunted trails and rollercoasters

Has been an auxiliary team member of the Gideons prison ministry for over 10 years