The team at Dental Care Center of South Kansas City is friendly, caring, and competent. We love what we do! Our primary goal is to provide top-notch, comfortable dental care to patients of all ages. We want you to have a positive, productive experience every time you step into our office.

Our team of highly trained dental hygienists, assistants, and office personnel are here to help you get the high-quality dental care you need. If you are looking for a new dental home for your family, we will be delighted to welcome you here! We look forward to working with you.

Keisha

Keisha

Dental Assistant

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Kim

Kim

Dental Assistant

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Alyna

Alyna

Dental Hygienist

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Amber Cranmer

Amber Cranmer

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Amber has been on the Dental Care Center team since 2011, but she has been working as an assistant since 2000. She is certified in CPR/ACLS. She is so talented with so much experience that she can practically read the doctors’ minds when they are working together! Amber is the mother of two beautiful children: a 15-year-old daughter and an 8-year-old son. She also loves animals. She has two dogs, two cats, a rabbit, and a hamster. In her free time, Amber enjoys hanging out with her kids and going to Royals games!

Amy Brewer

Amy Brewer

Financial Coordinator

Amy has been working at the front desk since 2014, but she has been in the dental industry since 2005. Her brilliance with insurance, finances, and accounts will help you better understand all of your options for financing. Amy builds great relationships with our patients and helps them feel comfortable during treatment planning. She also holds certifications in CPR/ACLS and NPCC (National Provider Compliance Corporation). When away from work, Amy loves spending time with her husband and two sons. She especially loves cheering them on at their basketball games!

Diana Johnson

Diana Johnson

Registered Dental Hygienist

Diana has been with Dental Care Center since 2013. She is a graduate of UMKC’s hygiene program. Diana is an exceptionally hard worker and has earned the praise of her patients. They rave about her thorough yet gentle cleanings. She is doing continuing education work in local anesthetic, nitrous, and CPR/ACLS. When she is not helping our patients have a fantastic experience, Diana enjoys spending time with her young son and family, traveling, going to the beach, riding roller coasters, and writing poetry.

Melissa Parcell

Melissa Parcell

Insurance Coordinator

Though she joined the team in late 2015, Melissa has already become the office encyclopedia. You might see her at the front desk or might speak with her when you are looking to understand the ins and outs of your insurance. She is certified in CPR/ACLS and NPCC (National Provider Compliance Corporation). Melissa is an animal lover with many exotic animals including her favorite pet: a tortoise named Elmer. When she is away from the office, Melissa enjoys going to the lake with her family, traveling, spending time outdoors, and planning for her April 2017 wedding to her high school sweetheart.

Ginger Stiver

Ginger Stiver

Chief Operating Officer

Ginger has been a member of our Dental Care Center family for a long time as the wife of our own Dr. Stiver, but she officially joined the team in September 2015 as our COO. Before joining our team, she worked as a small animal veterinarian. Ginger loves working in the office and making certain that patients always get the best care possible. In her spare time, she enjoys riding horses with her two daughters and spending time with her family.

Danielle Jones

Danielle Jones

Dental Assistant

Danielle has been working in the dental industry since 2008, but she joined Dental Care Center in 2015. Her experience and viewpoints have been invaluable for keeping our hygienists on point. She holds certifications in nitrous and CPR/ACLS. She loves being a mother to her 3-year-old son, Mason. In her free time, Danielle enjoys being with family and friends, hunting (she got her first turkey this year!), and any other outdoor activity.

Veletta Markovich

Veletta Markovich

Treatment Plan Coordinator

Veletta is ACLS and CPR certified. She is the face of our office, warmly welcoming every patient with her contagious smile. She has been in the medical/dental industry since 2004, and her experience will ensure that you have a fantastic visit to Dental Care Center. Veletta is originally from western Kansas, but she moved to Kansas City after college. She is recently married and enjoys spending time traveling with her husband, being with her family, and caring for her fur baby, Sassie.

Tara Sullivan

Tara Sullivan

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Tara began her time at Dental Care Center as a patient! She then put her knowledge and expertise to work for our team. Her background in oral surgery is especially beneficial for our patients. Tara works hard for our patients and seems to know everyone who walks through the door! She is certified in CPR/ACLS. When she is not busy helping patients have an amazing appointment, Tara enjoys snowboarding, kayaking, jiujitsu, creating art of all kinds, and spending time with her family and friends. She is currently learning to weld and is a lover of all animals.

Wendy Dryer

Wendy Dryer

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Wendy has been a dental assistant since 1988, but she joined our team in 2010. Her vast experience in all areas of assisting, especially sedation, will have a positive impact on your next appointment! Wendy is so gentle and easy to talk to that she helps make our most nervous patients comfortable. She is certified as a sedation dental assistant as well as in CPR/ACLS. She is happily married with four children and three grandchildren. Wendy has a lot of land, where she loves to spend time with her family. She especially loves to paddleboat on her pond with her grandkids, bird watch, and watch her kids ride four wheelers.

Katie Lynch

Katie Lynch

Registered Dental Hygienist

Katie has been a dental hygienist since 2011. She joined our team at Dental Care Center of South Kansas City in 2013, and our patients have enjoyed her funny, energetic personality and thorough cleanings ever since! Katie is certified in nitrous, local anesthetic, and CPR/ACLS. She is a wife and soon-to-be mother to a little boy. She also enjoys being a mother to her two pugs and one cat. When she is away from the office, Katie enjoys scuba diving and traveling the world with her husband; they are marking off one country at a time.

Lindsey Moore

Lindsey Moore

Dental Assistant

Lindsey joined our Dental Care Center team in 2010. She began her time with us as a hygiene assistant, but she has since moved into the position of a restorative assistant. She is certified in CPR/ACLS. Lindsey’s organization and energy are fantastic and help keep our practice running efficiently! She is a mother to an adorable young son. In her spare time, Lindsey and her son enjoy spending time with their friends and large family.

Mallory Stiver

Mallory Stiver

Creative Marketing Director

You probably won’t see Mallory, but she is working for our patients each and every day. She collects media content for social media, sends out patient cards and gifts, and helps organize our office events. Mallory was born and raised in Stilwell, KS, and is the youngest of the three Stiver children. When she is not busy helping our office, you can find Mallory competing her horse, traveling, working out, singing, and being a doting mother to her dog, Lilly.

Lauren Stiver

Lauren Stiver

Scheduling Coordinator

Lauren works at the front desk to keep the doctors and hygienists busy! She began at Dental Care Center in 2008 as a hygienist/dental assistant but quickly moved into work as a sedation assistant. She has now found her niche working the front desk. Her various roles have earned her certifications in sedation, CPR/ACLS and NPCC. She is the oldest of the three Stiver children, and her passions include playing with her dogs, competing her horses, traveling, working out, snowboarding, and all water sports.

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