The Joplin Dental Care Team
Denise joined Joplin Dental Care in April of 2001. She was a dental assistant for over 12 years before broadening her skills and joining the ranks in the front office for the past 18 years. Denise assists our patients with dental financing and maximizing their dental benefits. Read more…
Becky has been with Joplin Dental Care since 2001. She was a dental assistant for 20 years. She received her RDA in 2003 and is Expanded Functions Certified. In 2011 she took a position within the practice as the Insurance/Hygiene Coordinator. Read more…
Clinical Coordinator/Dental Assistant
Andrea is our Clinical Coordinator and has been with Joplin Dental Care for over 20 years. She graduated in 1993 from Dental Careers Institute, received her RDA in 2003 and is Expanded Function certified. Andrea has been married to her husband David since 1997 and they have 2 wonderful children, Evan and Kensington. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, running, reading and attending her children’s many activities.
Kimberly has been with Joplin Dental Care since 2001. She graduated as the Most Outstanding Student from MSSU Dental Hygiene Program in 1985. She is also a 1983 graduate of Joplin Memorial High School. Kimberly enjoys cooking, walking trails at Wildcat Glades and spending time with friends, family and pets. She is also restoring her historic home. Kimberly was recently engaged and has plans to marry her fiancé, David, in 2016.
Jenna first joined the Joplin Dental Care family in 2009 after graduating from the MSSU Dental Hygiene Program. She currently holds a dual position as a Dental Hygienist and Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She married her husband, Kris in 2010. They have two children; a Golden Retriever named Lucy, and a Yorkie named Marley. Jenna enjoys camping, rock climbing, relaxing and spending time with friends.
Stephanie joined the Joplin Dental Care team in 2014 as a Dental Hygienist. She is a 2011 graduate of MSSU Dental Hygiene Program. Stephanie married Alan in 1998 and in 2000 they were blessed with a delightfully fun son, Judah. They have a Westie, named “Ruby” who rules the household and takes them for walks as much as possible. Stephanie enjoys running, football, reading and most importantly spending time with her family.
Desiree joined Joplin Dental Care in the summer of 2015. She attended the dental assistant program at Labette Community College and received her Associates degree in applied science. Desiree passed the Dental Assisting National Boards in September 2015. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Andrew, and together they have 3 amazing children, Eric, Gavin and Paige. Desiree likes to spend time with family and friends; she also enjoys reading and watching the Kansas City Chiefs.
Greeter/New Patient Coordinator
Stacey joined Joplin Dental Care in July of 2015. She may be the first person that you talk to on the phone when you call our office. She enjoys helping patients get established with our team and making your first experience a pleasant one. Stacey is married to her High School sweetheart, Chris. They have two grown sons, Josh and Trent and two beautiful granddaughters, Avery and Abby. Her hobbies include running, golf, horseback riding, camping, and spending time with family & friends.