Meet Our Team of Dentists

At The Dental Anesthesia Center, we value our patient relationships, prioritizing delivering gentle dental care that you deserve from sedation dentists in St. Louis. We work hard to make you feel at ease by providing exceptional patient care in a relaxed, convenient atmosphere. We strive to develop lifelong relationships with our patients by combining the latest dental technology with a professional and compassionate team.

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Team Bios

Marie

Marie: Office Manager | Practice Administrator

Marie has been with The Dental Anesthesia Center since 2005, starting her journey as a business assistant. Now, as our office manager, Marie is a vital part of our practice’s daily operations. Along with spending quality time with her husband and daughter, Marie is talented at refinishing furniture.

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Julie: Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant, EFDA | Certified in ACLS, PALS and BLS

Since 2007, Julie has been a dental anesthesia assistant at the DAC. She provides a cheerful atmosphere to the office that helps our patients feel carefree. Outside the office, she spends time with her husband, three sons, and Labrador retriever, Marshall. 

Robin

Robin: Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant, EFDA | Certified in ACLS, PALS and BLS

Robin has been with the DAC since 2008. She has been working as a dental assistant for over 20 years and brought an additional skill set when she joined our team. Robin loves to encourage our patients and explain treatment and post-operative care. While she is outside of the office, Robin enjoys watching her children participate in sporting events and spending time with her grandson, Hunter.

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Kristy: RN-BSN, Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant, EFDA | BLS Instructor, Certified in ACLS and PALS

For more than eight years, Kristy has utilized her educational background to care for our patients. She recently completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the University of Missouri—St. Louis. Outside the office, “Nurse Kristy” enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog, Teddy.

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Carrie: Registered Dental Hygienist | Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant | Certified in ACLS, PALS and BLS

Carrie has been with the DAC since 2011 and has been dedicated to improving our patients’ oral hygiene. She is known for building lasting relationships with our patients, both with and without special needs. Carrie is a teacher at heart and spends time educating others in the hygiene program at Lewis and Clark Community College. In her free time, Carrie and her husband love to cheer on their children at their sporting events.

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Cheri: Insurance and Claims Manager | BLS instructor

Cheri joined the DAC team over five years ago. She is grateful to be able to help our patients receive the care they need. Family is always first outside the office, and Cheri often spends time with her grandson, Matthew.

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Emily: Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant, EFDA | ACLS and BLS Instructor, Certified in PALS, BLS and ACLS, Phlebotomy and IV placement

Emily has been part of the DAC team since 2016 and has helped our patients feel comfortable and relaxed during their visits. When not at work, Emily enjoys crafting, weightlifting, and caring for her young daughter.

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Sherry: Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant, EFDA | Certified in ACLS, PALS and BLS, Phlebotomy and IV placement

After beginning her dental assisting career over 20 years ago, Sherry joined our team in 2017. Her dental knowledge and bubbly personality give our patients a positive dental experience. Outside the office she creates beautiful cakes and cupcakes for all occasions or can be found enjoying time with her friends and family.

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Ashley T: Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant, EFDA | BLS Instructor, Certified in ACLS and PALS, Phlebotomy, and IV placement

Ashley has been a dental assistant since 2012 and joined the DAC in 2018. She finds caring for patients with special needs extremely gratifying. When not in the office, Ashley enjoys creating new recipes in the kitchen and spending quality time with her family, friends, husband, and son.

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Taylor: Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant, EFDA | BLS Instructor, Certified in ACLS and PALS, Phlebotomy, and IV placement

Taylor began her dental assisting journey five years ago and joined our team in 2018. She finds joy in helping patients achieve excellent oral health. When not at the office, Taylor spends time with her husband and two daughters on her family farm.

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Brittany: Certified Dental Anesthesia Assistant, EFDA | Certified in ACLS, PALS and BLS

Brittany has been a dental assistant since 2016 and joined our team in 2019. Brittany has found great fulfillment in caring for our special needs patients and improving their dental health. In her time outside of the office, she enjoys watching her children play soccer and working out.

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Rebekah: Business Assistant | Certified in BLS

In 2019, Rebekah joined our team and has since helped to organize our daily schedule to ensure each day runs smoothly and efficiently. When she is not helping our patients, she can be found crafting or spending time with her family and friends.

Emilee: Dental Assistant | Certified in ACLS and BLS, Phlebotomy, and IV placement 

After 4 years of dental assisting experience, Emilee became a wonderful addition to our team in 2020. She enjoys our positive team dynamic and participating in our events with Autism Speaks. Emilee loves the outdoors and can often be found hiking, kayaking, or cruising around on her bike.

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