About Your Team
Kristen , Practice Manager of Operations
Kristen is the Practice Manager of Operations at Highway K Dental Care. She has been working in the dental field for over seventeen years! Kristen has knowledge of both the clinical and business sides of dentistry. Her passion has always been with the dental industry. The most important thing to Kristen is that each patient has a wonderful experience each time he or she steps into our dental home. Outside of work, Kristen enjoys spending quality time with her two children, visiting with family, and traveling to the beach!
Jessica , Registered Dental Hygienist
Born and raised in Missouri, Jessie brings over five years of experience to Highway K Dental Care. Jessie attended Forest Park Community College and William Woods University, where she graduated with her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2016, and she absolutely loves getting to know and interacting with her patients. Jessie is passionate about educating her patients on the importance of oral hygiene. She recently moved back to Missouri from Colorado, where she practiced for a little over a year. Outside of the office, Jessie enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends and traveling.
Beth , Dental Assistant
Beth has been in the dental field for more than 39 years, she graduated from Bryan Institute in 1983. Her knowledge ranges ranges from Dental Assisting to Office Management. Beth's passion is Assisting with her Expanded Functions! Her daily goal is to make sure each patient has an amazing experience with their dental visit and leaves with the knowledge of how to achieve a healthy and happy beautiful smile. Beth is a proud wife, mother of 3 children and also blessed with 2 wonderful grandchildren! She enjoys hiking and walking a few miles everyday for exercise. Beth is looking forward to many more years serving her community at Highway K Dental.
Amber G. , Business Assistant
Amber is a Business Assistant here at Highway K Dental Care. She attended the Dental Career Institute in Chesterfield, MO and has been working in the dental field for three years. Amber finds immense joy in her work with patients and is dedicated to making the world a brighter place, one confident smile at a time. "My goal is to help every one of our patients leave our office feeling like the best version of themselves!" Amber is blessed with a beautiful family and spends every minute she can with her seven-year-old daughter who she describes as, "the absolute light of my life."
Kaitlyn , Dental Assistant
Kaitlyn graduated in April of 2019 from the Center for Advanced Dental Assisting and is now a Dental Assistant here at Highway K. She plans to pursue further educational opportunities and work toward becoming an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA). Kaitlyn loves helping patients relax, smile, and even laugh during their visit. She is passionate about helping patients achieve optimal oral health and particularly enjoys how patients become a part of the Highway K dental family over time. The patients are her priority and she always makes sure to go beyond simply providing treatment services by also educating them on how to maintain their best smile for many years to come. In her free time, Kaitlyn loves to run, spend time with her family and friends, and seek out new adventures by traveling to new places and exploring new cultures.
Lora , Business Assistant
Lora has been in the dental field a total of two years now. She also has been a hairstylist for over 30 years! Lora loves both of her jobs because they are about helping people look and feel better about themselves. She is also very blessed to be a mother of four and a grandma to one lucky grandson! She enjoys having her family around as much as possible.