“I derive profound satisfaction from transforming lives through dentistry. Whether fulfilling someone's dream of a perfect smile or instilling newfound confidence, my daily drive is fueled by my commitment to deliver the best care possible to each individual I serve.” – Dr. Hackett

Dr. Cole Hackett’s passion lies in the transformative power of dentistry. Whether relieving someone's pain or providing them with a confident, radiant smile, Dr. Hackett finds immense joy in positively changing lives. He values the opportunity to establish personal connections and understands the importance of tailoring treatments to meet individual needs.

Education and Experience

Dr. Hackett’s commitment to excellence in oral healthcare is evident through his educational background and ongoing pursuit of knowledge. He obtained his education at esteemed institutions, earning a Master of Science degree from Murray State and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Kentucky.

Furthering his expertise, he completed his Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Florida, one of the top programs in the country. Here, he honed his skills in complex dental procedures, such as full mouth rehabilitations, wisdom tooth extractions, dental implants, grafting techniques, and orthodontics.

With a focus on continuous improvement, Dr. Hackett remains actively engaged in various forms of continuing education courses. This dedication to learning ensures that he remains at the forefront of dental advancements, benefiting his patients by providing them with the latest and best that dentistry has to offer.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Kentucky Dental Association (KDA)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)

Outside the Office

Originally from Paducah, KY, Dr. Hackett’s roots are deeply intertwined with the community he serves. He resides in Paducah with his beloved wife, Abby, and takes every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors through hunting, fishing, and traveling. Quality time with family and friends is at the heart of his downtime, which is often spent swimming in his pool or engaging in outdoor activities.


Days in office: Wednesday, Thursday, and every other Friday


Days in office: Monday and Tuesday

312 Wyatt Dr
Mayfield, KY 42066
4616 Village Square Dr
Paducah, KY 42001
office@myfreemandental.net office@freemandentalpaducah.net
Mon 8:00am to 5:00pm
Tue 7:00am to 4:00pm
Wed 7:00am to 4:00pm
Thu 7:00am to 4:00pm
Fri 7:00am to 1:00pm
Mon 7:00am to 4:00pm
Tue 7:00am to 4:00pm
Wed 7:00am to 4:00pm
Thu 7:00am to 4:00pm
Fri 7:00am to 1:00pm