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 joined our practice in 2020. She knew at a young age that she wanted to work in dentistry after growing up with a wonderful pediatric dentist and hygienist. She loves educating and treating patients to get them out of pain and regain confidence in their smiles. She says that the staff of our practice knows how to work hard while having FUN too.
Outside of work, Amanda loves spending time with her husband and their two children. She comes from a big family so they try to get together on weekends, and she also volunteers with the Give Kids a Smile program.
Rebecca has education and advanced training for expanded functions dental assisting from Allied Medical College and Nichols Career Center. She also completes numerous hours of continuing education every year, including training at the prestigious Spear Institute. Rebecca loves working in dentistry with nearly two decades of experience. She’s been with our office for nearly seven years. She stays busy at the office as a chairside dental assistant, ordering the necessary clinical supplies to help things run smoothly, helping with insurance claims, and fills in part-time at the front desk. Rebecca enjoys being part of our dental family because she says our mission statement really shows that everyone cares about doing what’s best for our patients and their overall health. She’s also proud to work with two charities that help educate and treat underprivileged kids. Rebecca says she enjoys helping the dentist and focusing on learning new things. Outside of work, Rebecca is happily married with three children. The family loves playing games and just spending quality time with each other. She also likes attending band concerts, painting, drawing, and decorating cakes.
Adrianne graduated from Missouri College’s dental assistance program and has been working in the dental field since 2005. She loves to help people, and that shows when she’s educating people, helping people feel more comfortable, or just laughing with people. She works hard to make sure that the daily schedules run smoothly, and the best part of her day is when someone’s smile – and their confidence – has truly been transformed. She loves how our practice truly cares about putting the patient first and finding a solution that fits the individual person’s needs and solves their concerns.
Outside of work, Adrianne loves spending time with her husband and two girls. She loves camping and gardening, and volunteers with Give Kids a Smile. And of course, she loves supporting St. Louis Blues hockey.
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.
With over two decades of experience working in dentistry, it’s easy to see why Stacie loves being a dental assistant. She’s been with our office for six years and is responsible for setting up the treatment rooms for when the dentist needs to take a dental impression, answering the phones, taking X-rays, sterilization, insurance tracking, scheduling appointments, pairing models, creating bleaching trays, taking clinical notes, and assisting with fillings and crowns/bridges procedures. Stacie enjoys getting to know her patients and making sure they always feel comfortable and ease during treatment. Like the rest of her team members, Stacie loves volunteering with Give Kids A Smile every year and learning new skills through continuing education. In her spare time, you’ll probably find Stacie camping, boating, hiking, cooking, and being with family and friends.