- Second opinions are always free
- Relax with oral conscious sedation
- Schedule early mornings and late afternoons
Joni Dental Hygienist
Joni started working in dentistry in 1983 and has worked for our team since 1986. She has a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and is certified in inhaled sedation and laser treatment. Joni has completed continuing education in the oral-systemic health link, OTC dental products, and periodontics. She enjoys helping our patients understand the importance of oral health and implementing specific techniques for each patient. She loves getting to know our patients and working with her dental office family. In her spare time, Joni enjoys traveling (mostly to see her kids), running, and yoga. She says that there’s a good reason that she’s been with this practice for a long time – it’s the best office in KC!
Andrea Dental Assistant
Andrea began her dental career when she came onboard with our team in 2019. The best part of her job is the friendly environment our office provides. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Lauren Dental Assistant
Lauren kicked off her dental career when she joined our staff in 2018. She is a certified dental assistant and has completed continuing education in CPR, first aid, and basic life support. Her favorite parts of her job are the people she works with and the patients she helps every day. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys playing with her dog, canoeing, and hiking.
Bridget Dental Hygienist
Bridget completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. She began her dental career in 2001 and has been a part of our team since 2013. Bridget enjoys helping people understand the importance of dental health in conjunction with their overall health. Outside of the office, she likes spending time with her family and traveling.
Barb Treatment Coordinator
Barb has worked in dentistry since 1979 and has been a part of our team since 2000. She is an expanded functions dental assistant and is certified in coronal polishing and X-rays. She has taken many continuing education courses over her long dental career. She likes working in a high-quality office with team of great doctors and staff. Over the years, she has enjoyed getting to know and helping our many wonderful patients. In her spare time, she likes gardening, walking her dogs, and family time.
Margaret (Peggy) Dental Hygienist
Peggy has worked for our office since 1986, but her dental career spans back to 1978. She routinely completes more than the minimum required amount of continuing education each year. The best part of her job is building relationships with our patients. In her spare time, she enjoys kayaking.
Marilyn Dental Hygienist
Marilyn’s dental career began back in 1975, and she has worked with us since 1997. She is certified in administering local anesthesia. Marilyn enjoys helping patients achieve better oral health through good oral hygiene, and she loves working with our two wonderful dentists. In her spare time, she enjoys antiquing, traveling, and walking with her dogs.
Melissa Registered Dental Assistant
Melissa began working in dentistry in 2011 and joined our team in 2018. She is certified in coronal polishing, radiography, CPR, and basic life support. Melissa sees every day as different, and she most enjoys helping people feel as comfortable as possible in a high-stress setting. When she’s not working, she likes to paint, read, and do anything outdoors.
Michelle Office Manager
Michelle joined our team in 2013 but has worked in dentistry since 2004. She has an Associate of Applied Science degree and is a certified dental assistant. Michelle has completed continuing education in OSHA, CPR, and courses through Spear Education. She loves seeing smiles on patients’ faces after providing great team care, and she enjoys working with our amazing staff who make it fun each day. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her family
Pamela Office Administrator
Pamela began her dental career back in 1990 and has worked for us since 2015. Her favorite part of her job is building relationships with our patients. Outside of work, she enjoys participating in church activities.