The Joplin Dental Care Team



Practice Coordinator

Denise joined Joplin Dental Care April of 2001. She was previously a Dental Assistant for over 12 years before broadening her skills and joining the ranks in the front office. For the past 20+ years Denise has enjoyed assisting our patients with dental financing and maximizing their dental benefits. She also helps patients through their treatment needs and assists with the transition on other dental specialists.

Denise has been married to her husband Darren since July of 1986. They reside north of Joplin in the Carl Junction school district were they raised their two sons Ryan & Clayton.  Their oldest son, Ryan served in the Army Reserves for six years and then graduated from MSSU in December 2016. He met his wife Hannah while attending college at MSSU. The couple currently reside in Galveston, Texas.

Their youngest son, Clayton, graduated from Carl Junction High School in 2017. He has attended classes at MSSU and is currently working locally at the Walmart in Joplin.

Denise enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, sports, gardening, baking and spending time with her family and friends.

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