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Kizzy

KizzyKizzy joined Eureka Smiles in December 2011 and has been a practicing dental hygienist for twelve years since graduating from the University of Missouri Kansas City in 2005 with a bachelor degree in Dental Hygiene.

  • Born and Raised: Washington, MO
  • Favorite Restaurant: Pueblo Solis
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: Ozzie Smith, forever!
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: Missouri Botanical Gardens and Shaw Nature Reserve
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Glen Arbor, Michigan and Colorado
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Heart at the Washington Town Fair
  • When not working: I love cooking, gardening and having dance parties with my husband and children.

Courtney

CourtneyCourtney graduated from East Central’s dental assisting program in 2002 and joined Eureka Smiles in
August 2008, and enjoys interacting with and helping patients I feel we treat our patients like family, so my goal is to make sure all needs and questions are valued and addressed.

  • Born and Raised: Labadie, MO
  • Favorite Restaurant: Hawthorne Inn
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: St. Louis Cardinals; Ryan Dungey
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: Grant’s Farm
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Jamaica
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Toffee
  • Best Concert: I’ve ever been to: Beastie Boys & Fleetwood Mac
  • When not working: Spending time with my husband and three children. I enjoy reading, being outside, photography, music and horseback riding

Jenny

Jenny width=Jenny dental assisted for nine years after attending East Central College’s dental assisting program and joined Eureka Smiles in March 2019. She takes joy in welcoming patients and makes them feel comfortable.

  • Born and Raised: Union/ Washington, MO
  • Favorite Restaurant: Hawthorne Inn, Labadie MO
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: St. Louis Cardinals/ Blues
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: Cardinal Nation
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Destin, FL
  • Favorite Ice Cream: All
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Luke Bryan- Kick the dust up
  • When not working: My kids keep me busy with sports, I enjoy anything outdoors. Love going to Cardinal Games and Blues Games. I also enjoy working outside in the yard and being on the water.

Jen

JenJen has worked in the dental field for seven years and joined Eureka Smiles in May of 2013. She attended Missouri College for dental assisting and graduated in 2010. She strives to help patients feel comfortable during and after treatment; providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatments.

  • Born and Raised: St. Louis, MO
  • Favorite Restaurant: O’Dells Irish Pub
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: St. Louis Cardinals
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: Wineries and city museum
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Siesta Key, FL with the family. The beaches are amazing!
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Birthday Cake!
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Luke Bryan pit tickets
  • When not working: I keep pretty busy with my 2 kids and their two activities. I love to BBQ and have friends and family over. I have 3 dogs and a cat that I love as well!

Megan

Megan

  • Born and Raised: Born in St. Louis/ Raised in Maplewood and Villa Ridge
  • Favorite Restaurant: PF Changs or Cheesecake Factory
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: Cardinals baseball, I guess I don’t pay attention to sports
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: City museum/ Art museum
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Disney World
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Cookie Dough
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Lady Gaga, easily
  • When not working: Netflix, hanging out with friends and family. Embarrassing my little brothers and playing with my 4 year old niece

Carley

CarleyCarley joined Eureka Smiles in June 2011. She graduated from Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, where she received a degree in Dental Hygiene. I am licensed to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide.

Her goals are to promote better oral health and help others understand the importance of practicing these behaviors. She enjoys educating others about the connection between oral and overall health.

  • Born and Raised: St. Louis, Mo
  • Favorite Restaurant: anywhere that can make a good margarita!
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: St. Louis Cardinals/ Yadier Molina
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: Forest Park
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Turks and Caicos
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Birthday Cake with rainbow sprinkles
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: U2 at Busch Stadium
  • When not working: Spending time with my hubby and 2 darling little boys. Love to travel when I get the chance

Terry

TerryTerry joined Eureka Smiles in February 2003. She enjoys making a difference in my patients’ lives by improving their smiles and overall health. Terry’s schooling and credentials include Advanced Dental Careers, CPR, DOCS Sedation, and she has expanded functions in Orthodontics and direct restorative I & II.

  • Born and Raised: Hillsboro, MO
  • Favorite Restaurant: Red Robin
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: The Blues
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: Balducci Vineyards
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Anywhere with a beach!
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Salted Carmel Pumpkin
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Kenny Chesney
  • When not working: She is spending time with her husband, two children and granddaughter she enjoys family vacations and outings.

Jordan

Jordan graduated from Parkland College in Champaign, IL in 2012 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She is also licensed to administer local anesthetic and nitrous oxides.

Jordan enjoys building relationships with our patients to help them feel comfortable when they come to the dentist. She absolutely loves patient education and helping the patient understand the connection between their oral health and overall well-being.

  • Born and Raised: Taylorville, Illinois
  • Favorite Restaurant: Bartolini’s
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: St. Louis Cardinals/Yadi
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: Grant’s Farm and the Zoo
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: I have been to so many great concerts but one of the best was Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan
  • When not working: I love being outdoors and spending time with my awesome husband and my two beautiful little girls.

Emily

Emily joined Eureka Smiles in 2018 and began working as a Dental Hygienist. She graduated from St.Louis Community College in Forest Park . Her goal is to help patients understand how to have better oral health and help them feel comfortable.

  • Born and Raised: Washington, MO
  • Favorite Restaurant: Lona’s Lil Eats
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: I don’t really follow sports, but I like soccer
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: Forest Park/ Zoo
  • Favorite Vacation spot: The National Parks in the West are amazing!
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Ted Drewes, hands down
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Michael Buble
  • When not working: I love hanging out with my family, photography, art, and traveling when possible.

Chelsea

Chelsea joined Eureka Smiles in February 2018 working as a Dental Assistant. She graduated from Missouri College with all expanded functions. Chelsea enjoys being chairside helping patients feel comfortable and informed is the best feeling in the world to her!

  • Born and Raised: Robertsville, MO
  • Favorite Restaurant: Johnny G’s
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: Cardinals
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: Zoo
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Sking in Colorado, anywhere with a beach
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Tim McGraw
  • When not working: Spending time with my husband and daughter, kayaking

Bobbie Jo

Bobbie Jo joined Eureka Smiles in 2018 working as a Patient Care Coordinator. She attended Missouri College for Dental Assisting and has always loved going to the dentist! Bobbie enjoy’s connecting with patients, listening to their stories and showing them that someone is present for them.

  • Born and Raised: Washington, MO
  • Favorite Restaurant: Tony’s on Main St. St. Charles MO
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: Cardinals, Blues, Green Bay Packers
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: City Museum, The Arch
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Camping in Eminence, MO, Colorado, Jamaica
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Tom Petty, Chris Stapleton, 311 with 3 Doors Down and The Urge
  • When not working: That’s very rare, but I love spending time with my husband and two boys, camping,cooking, kayaking, games (cards, dice, bags), listening to music, Karaoke, and just enjoying life in general

Trish

Trish joined Eureka Smiles in 2019. She has 15 years’ experience as an administrative specialist, and 10 years of dental experience. Trish always provides our patients with a warm welcome and puts them at ease.

  • Born and Raised: St. Louis
  • Favorite Restaurant: The Crossings
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: I don’t like sports
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: The Zoo, St. Charles Main St.
  • Favorite Vacation spot: Door County, WI Nappa, French Lick IN
  • Favorite Ice Cream: I love Cake
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Norah Jones at the Fox
  • When not working: I love spending time with my three boys and husband, camping, and day trips with my family.

Nicole

Nicole graduated from STLCC Forest Park with a Dental Hygiene degree in 2018. She enjoys helping our patients feel comfortable, while providing a service that helps patients improve their overall smile and dental health.

  • Born and Raised: Pacific, MO
  • Favorite Restaurant: Kobe’s Steakhouse
  • Favorite Team/ Sports player: Cardinals, Yadier Molina
  • Favorite St. Louis Area Attraction: The Fabulous Fox Theater
  • Favorite Vacation spot: All invlusive beach resorts
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Best Concert I’ve ever been to: Shania Twain
  • When not working: I love boating, crafting, reading and spending time with my family and friends

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