Mary attended Missouri College. She’s CDA certified with expanded functions in prosthodontics and restorative dental care, and has attended courses at the prestigious Spear Institute. She’s been working in dentistry for nearly two decades and has been with our team for almost ten years. In addition to her general front office duties, Mary is also our skilled human resources guru. Mary says her job is rewarding because of the relationships she’s formed with patients over the years. She was overwhelmed by the support she received when she had her twins. Mary says it’s truly amazing to see the generations of families – everyone from great grandkids to great grandparents. Outside of work, Mary stays busy taking care of her family which includes three daughters, a son, and a chocolate lab named Murphy. The family also loves to travel and work towards meeting their goal of traveling to all of our nation’s national parks.
Erin is a graduate of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park with a decade of dentistry experience under her belt. She’s been a part of the Healthy Smiles of St. Louis family for almost a decade. You might find Erin educating patients, cleaning perio pockets, taking extraoral photos, taking X-rays, conducting oral cancer screenings, and cleaning teeth. Erin says her job is rewarding because she’s able to help people better their health and form close bonds with them. She’s proud to be a part of a team that develops these close relationships with people while focusing on their individual wants and needs. Erin is married with a one year old little girl and her French Bulldog, “Remy.” She’s also has been busy being a good aunt to her four nieces and three nephews.
Amanda did her education at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. She has 14 years of experience in the dental field and 2 years of experience with Healthy Smiles of St. Louis. Her job is to assist patients in achieving and maintaining good oral health. She loves creating a comfortable environment for her patients and the relationship that form. As a child, she always loved going to the dentist and had the warmest dentist and hygienist who made dental visits a fun experience. She wants to provide such an atmosphere to her patients as well.
When not working, she enjoys going on adventures with her two kids, going to concerts with her husband, doing yoga, meditation, and running. She also volunteers for Give Kids A Smile.
Rebecca, the Lead Dental Assistant, has been in the dental field for 20 years and has been working at Healthy Smiles of St. Louis for over ten years. She did her education at Allied Medical College and is pursuing continuing education with Spear Institute throughout her career. She has DANB certification and EFDA and helps the practice as a chairside dental assistant, back office manager, and at the front desk. She loves caring for patients and giving them the best care using what she has learned. She is happy to work with a team that is like family. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, attending concerts, and playing games. She loves to paint and bake and is happily married with three teenagers. She is also involved in church activities and volunteers for GKAS.
Adrianne has been working with Healthy Smiles of St. Louis for 1.5 years. She completed her education at Mission College of Health Careers and has eighteen years of experience in the dental field. At Healthy Smiles of St. Louis, she works as a dental assistant and assists and orders dental supplies. She loves helping people relieve dental anxiety and making them laugh and smile. She enjoys working with patients to make them comfortable visiting the dentist and loves helping patients achieve better oral health.
When not at work, she loves gardening, crafting with her kids, solving puzzles, and watching movies. She lives with her husband, 2 little girls, and 2 dogs.
Meg graduated from Orange Technical College down in Orlando, FL several years ago, so we were extremely lucky when her journeys brought her north as she studied Expanded Functions Dental Assisting. She was certified in EFDA fixed prosthetics by the Missouri Dental Board, and then she ended up at our office in the fall of 2021. She is a natural caretaker and likes to have a positive impact on someone’s health. She considers patients to be family, and she’s here to assist you and the doctors with anything you need during your treatment.
Outside of work, Meg volunteers with Give Kids a Smile. She also loves to cook and travel, and depending on the season, you’ll find her golfing or skiing.
Patti has been working in dentistry since 1981, and she’s been with our office since 1992. Her expertise and experience are just a couple of reasons why we’re proud to have her as part of our extended dental family. She has advanced training from The Schuster Center for Professional Development in Arizona, the Spear Academy, and Patti is also CPR certified. Patti is responsible for setting up the operatories for specific dental procedures, assisting the doctors when taking dental impressions, and helping out anytime she’s needed. She says she loves being a dental assistant because it gives her the opportunity to work with a unique family of colleagues who genuinely want to make patients feel comfortable and cared for in the best way possible. When Patti isn’t hard at work in the office, she enjoys volunteering with Give Kids A Smile, attending dental seminars, cooking, hiking, and spending time with her family.
Stephanie is currently pursuing her career in dental hygiene and has been with Healthy Smiles of St. Louis for almost five months. She is the dental assistant and helps doctors. Her family is in the dental field, and hence, she decided to follow in their footsteps. She enjoys working at Healthy Smiles of St. Louis - she loves her work family and her amazing patients. She also volunteers with GKAS.
She enjoys riding horses and 4-wheelers, shooting, hiking, and spending time outdoors. Her family is from the Czech Republic, and she speaks fluent Czech. Her biggest dream is to live on a ranch.
Stacie, the Dental Assistant/Insurance coordinator at Healthy Smiles of St. Louis, completed her education at Al-Med and has 26 years of experience in the dental field. She has been working with Healthy Smiles of St. Louis for 10 years and is responsible for insurance tracking. While not at work, she enjoys camping and cooking and would have chosen a career as a chef if she hadn't gotten into the dental field.
Joanie has been working with Healthy Smiles of St. Louis for a year. She completed her education at Hickey College and Webster University and is currently working as a patient coordinator and at the front desk.
She is an animal lover and would have chosen a career working with animals if she hadn't gotten into a dental career. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and kid.