Meet the Dental Team
Beth – Practice Administrator/Treatment Plan Coordinator/Dental Hygenist
Beth studied at Johnson County Community College, where she received her Associates in Applied Science in dental hygiene. She later went on to the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry to get her Bachelors of Science in dental hygiene. Beth also has an extended care permit allowing her to care for our special needs patients. As Treatment Plan Coordinator, Beth also meets with patients to help them understand their needs and schedule their procedures. What’s more, Beth was previously awarded the Colgate State Award and was a nominee for the YWCA Woman of Excellence award.
Beth loves spending time with her two children and her loving husband. In her free time, she also likes to attend their sporting/music events.
Mindy – Financial/Insurance Coordinator
Mindy is our scheduling coordinator. She has been in the dental field since 1998, and came to our office in 2012. You will appreciate Mindy’s kind heart and warm smile when she helps you on the phone or in person. Mindy is always happy to help you schedule an appointment.
In her free time, Mindy enjoys spending time mud track racing, camping, roller skating, and spending time with her family.
Heather – Scheduling Coordinator
Heather has been in dentistry for more than 13 years and appreciates the opportunity to work with a great team. Originally from Georgetown, Guyana, she attended Boys & Girls High School. Heather completed E4D and CAD/CAM courses online through PlanMeca University.
When not in the office, Heather enjoys gardening and watching the game show Jeopardy.
Crystal – Registered Dental Hygienist
Crystal is a graduate of Wichita State University Dental Hygiene Program. She joined our team in 1994 and has since then worked in every area of our practice. She also has extensive training in dental sleep medicine, Invisalign, and Nomad. Crystal is passionate about helping patients understand their dental hygiene and treatment needs, and assuring a pleasant and comfortable appointment is her priority.
When she’s not helping patients receive pleasant, comfortable care, she enjoys sports, traveling, exercising, and reading.
Doug – Registered Dental Hygienist
Doug served in the United States Navy for five years. Afterwards, in 1984, he earned an Associate in Applied Science from Delmar College, and attended the University of Kansas. He has been with our office since 2003.
After hours, Doug cares for his mother and two aunts. His interests include biking, shooting pool, landscaping, record collecting, and traveling.
Taylor – Registered Dental Hygienist
Taylor graduated from Johnson County Community College with an Associate in Applied Science in dental hygiene. She joined our team shortly after in 2014. As one of our hygienists, she loves educating her patients about the health of their mouth and how it affects their overall health.
In her free time, Taylor she enjoys reading, working out, walking her dog, and spending time with her mom, dad, and brother.
Becky – Dental Assistant
Becky first entered dentistry in 1997 and has been a part of our office since 2005. In addition to being a dental assistant, she has extensive training in dental sleep medicine and is also a certified supragingival scaler.
After hours, she enjoys running and spending time with her kids.
Maria – Dental Assistant
Maria has enjoyed working in dentistry for more that 20 years because it gives her the opportunity to help people feel better. Growing up in Salina, she attended Ell-Saline High School and Pueblo Community College where she studied expanded duties and functions in dental assisting.
Maria is the proud mother of one daughter and became a grandma in February of 2017! In her spare time, she attends her nieces’ and nephews’ sports games.