Get Acquainted with Your Dental Team
Every member of our team loves helping patients, and it shows! Meet them below.
AmandaCertified Dental Assistant & Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
An accredited CDA through Missouri College, Amanda has been with our practice since 2014.
She has certifications in several areas of dentistry, including orthodontics, restorative care, and fixed prosthetics. She likes making our patients feel good about themselves and helping them through tough situations. She appreciates her co-workers, who make coming to work fun. She also appreciates our doctors’ passionate attitudes about dentistry, their innovative ideas, and their openness to learning new things.
In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and her 5-year-old son, Ryder. They especially like being outdoors, doing everything from swimming and playing at the park to hiking, camping, and fishing.
Ashley B.Registered Dental Hygienist & Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Ashley has been with our practice since 2014. She started in the dental field in 2010 as a dental assistant. She has also worked as an assistant in oral surgery at Barnes. Ashley is licensed for localized and block anesthesia and for administering inhaled sedation.
She likes giving patients the confidence to smile and educating them on how to improve their home care and overall health. She loves being a part of the DentaLink team and providing a relaxed, friendly atmosphere to all patients, but especially patients who have dental fear.
Outside of work, Ashley enjoys staying active, working out, and running. She stays busy with her two boys and enjoys watching them play sports. She spends a lot of time with family, and she and her husband, Chris, love going to Cardinals and Blues games.
Ashley S.Certified Dental Assistant & Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Ashley began her dental career in 2018, and we’re pleased to say she’s been with our team most of that time. Her favorite part of the job is making people feel good about their smiles. She also appreciates her fellow team members. In her free time, she loves to camp and travel. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends and relaxing and unwinding with a good book. She is currently hard at work planning for her May 2019 wedding.
BarbRegistered Dental Hygienist
Barb has been in the dental field since 1988 and joined our practice in 1995. She has a degree in dental hygiene and stays informed on the latest treatment techniques by taking continuing education. She especially enjoys interacting with patients and educating them on oral hygiene. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family, especially her three grandchildren.
Connie is our dental veteran! She has been practicing since 1986 and as part of our team since 1988. A member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, she is certified in CPR and inhaled sedation. She keeps her skills current by taking more than 15 hours of continuing education every year. Her favorite part of the job is working with a great staff and dentists, and of course treating our patients. Away from the office, her favorite pastimes include family vacations, swimming, reading, and spending time outdoors, especially with her grandchildren.
Hayley began her dental career in 2018 when she joined our team. She has earned her associate’s degree and is currently attending dental hygiene school at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park. Hayley enjoys working for two great doctors and with all her co-workers. She loves giving patients the smile they have always wanted. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her family and friends, watching her niece, Jordi, and traveling whenever she has the chance.
JessiCertified Dental Assistant & Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Jessi joined our office in 2015, shortly after entering the dental field. She loves giving patients back their smiles. She also enjoys the warm atmosphere of our office and how everyone feels like family. She feels extremely lucky to be a part of our practice. In her free time, she enjoys spending as much time as possible with friends and family. She loves being a mom to her son and is planning for the arrival of a second child in May 2019.
Shauna joined our team on April 30, 2019. She says that the best part of her job is working with our amazing doctors and team. Shauna also likes to help her patients achieve their dental goals and to feel better about themselves and their smiles. Outside of work, Shauna loves to spend time with her husband Kregg and her daughter Lorilei. She also loves to spend time with her friends and family. Shauna is a big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Leslie has been working in dentistry since 2011 and became a member of our team in 2018. She studied to be a dental assistant and earned several honors during her academic career, including awards for perfect attendance and academic excellence. She loves interacting with our patients and being part of an awesome team.
Away from the office, her hobbies include painting, singing karaoke, and fishing. Both of her sons are active in sports, and she loves cheering them on at games. She also enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, her mom, and her sisters.
Rhiannon has been working in the dental field since 2014 and joined our team in 2018. Previously she worked at an FQHC (federally qualified health center) as a secretary, working her way up to become a member of management. She appreciates being part of a team where the dental assistants and hygienists make patients feel comfortable about being at a dental office. Like her co-workers, she enjoys making our patients’ visits enjoyable.
In her free time, she enjoys being with her two sons, her boyfriend, family, and friends. Since her sons are in marching band, many weekends they are busy with marching band competitions. She also attends shooting competitions for her younger son and likes vacationing at the beach every chance she gets.