MEET THE TEAM
Our Warm and Friendly Dental Team
In order to provide the highest level of service, we have selected a team that is not only competent, but unusually warm and friendly. People like this are not easy to find. We are very fortunate to have built such a quality team. You’ll notice the difference on your first visit!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Ann graduated with a BA in Biology from the University of Kansas and later obtained a BS in Dental Hygiene from UMKC. She has been providing quality care to patients in this practice for over 20 years – seeking to treat each patient with kindness and respect while teaching them about their oral health.
Ann and her husband, Kurt, have three daughters. When not at work, you will likely find her with her family enjoying the great outdoors, traveling, or on a mission trip!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Becky is a seasoned dental hygienist from Kansas City with nearly three decades of valuable experience in the world of dentistry. With her wealth of knowledge, she’s dedicated to building trust with patients and educating them on oral health.
Beyond her work, Becky’s adventurous spirit takes her on exciting travels, and she’s always up for a round of golf. Her love for shopping and cooking keeps her creativity alive, while cherished moments with family and friends are a priority. Home in Kansas City, Becky shares her abode with two lively dogs, adding more zest to her vibrant life.
Ginny grew up in St. Joseph, MO, and attended college at MWSU. She completed her Basic Skills at Ozark Technical College. She has over 11 years of experience in the dental field and takes pride in putting adults and children at ease when it comes to oral health care. She is a valuable asset to our office and loves working alongside Dr. Patel as well as her team. What she enjoys most about her role as a dental assistant is getting to interact with patients while helping them improve their smiles.
Ginny and her husband Caleb have two beautiful girls, Kyleigh and Aspen, who enjoy cheerleading and gymnastics. Outside of work, she loves watching them perform and compete. They otherwise stay busy enjoying the outdoors and doing CrossFit. They’re also HUGE Chiefs fans and spend their Sundays in the living room watching the game! GO CHIEFS!
Front Office Manager
Holly is our fantastic Front Office Manager! With an impressive three decades of experience in the field of dentistry, she has a passion for communicating with patients and ensuring the smooth functioning of our office. She plays a pivotal role in providing the best possible experience to everyone who walks through our doors. As a compassionate and dedicated individual, Holly takes immense pride in witnessing the positive impact she has on patients’ lives. There’s nothing more fulfilling for her than seeing patients leave our office with big smiles and even tears of joy, knowing they are free from pain or have finally achieved the smile they’ve always dreamed of.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Holly finds true joy in her personal life. She is happily married to her loving husband Kirk and cherishes every moment spent with their two daughters, Kasten and Ella. They are her anchor, her source of happiness, and the reason behind her infectious smile. During her down time, you’ll find Holly relaxing by the lake, perfecting her golf swing, or passionately cheering for KU and the Chiefs with her family, making the most out of every moment! For Holly, family is everything, and her commitment to nurturing these precious bonds is an ongoing personal accomplishment she cherishes daily. With her warm heart, unwavering dedication, and infectious enthusiasm, Holly brings an invaluable spirit to our team and creates an environment where everyone feels cared for and valued.
Brittany has experience in dental assisting and now excels in our front office. She’s always ready with a warm welcome! Originally from Phoenix, AZ, she moved to Manhattan, KS, at a young age before recently settling in Kansas City. Her true passion is helping people achieve their dream smiles. She finds immense fulfillment in meeting new people and guiding them through their dental experience.
Beyond work, Brittany enjoys quality time with family and friends, indulging in movies and reading, and passionately supporting her favorite team, K-State. She is here not just to assist but to make your visit comfortable, welcoming, and memorable.
Carmen is an extraordinary individual with over 25 years of experience in dentistry. Her passion for helping people achieve their dental goals and witnessing the transformative power of a confident smile has made her a beloved figure in her field. Her natural inclination toward connecting with others has been a driving force throughout her career. She thrives on the satisfaction of seeing her patients’ results and cherishes the opportunity to hear their unique stories. Her genuine and compassionate nature has earned her a reputation as a trusted dental professional who truly cares about her patients’ well-being. When you meet Carmen, you’ll encounter a dental professional who combines extensive experience, genuine care, and a deep appreciation for people. Her commitment to helping others achieve their dental health goals, combined with her love for her family and community, make her an exceptional addition to our team.
In addition to her successful career, Carmen finds great joy in her role as a mother. She takes immense pride in watching her children excel in their endeavors, whether it’s Sophie’s accomplishments on the softball field, Mae’s studies at Mizzou, or their shared love for sports. As a dedicated mother, Carmen considers her role as her best professional accomplishment.