Meet Our Team

Karrie – Registered Dental Hygienist

Karrie graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 1997. Her certifications and trainings include:

  • RDH
  • CPR
  • Block & Anesthesia licensed
  • Nitrous oxide
  • Sirona Laser
  • Annual ADA convention

Karrie and her husband, Tim, have two daughters – Sydnie and Samantha. When Karrie is away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and stays busy with sports and activities for her girls. She also enjoys reading and traveling.

Heather – Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather graduated from Ozarks Technical Community College’s Dental Hygiene School in 2016.  Her certifications and training include:

  • RDH
  • CPR
  • Infection Control
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Block & Anesthesia licensed
  • Nitrous Oxide

Heather spends most of her time with her golden lab, Bowie.  She also likes yoga, cooking, live music and being with her family.

Melody- Registered Dental Hygienist

Melody graduated from Missouri State University in 2004 with a BS in Wildlife Conservation and Management.  She earned a degree in dental assisting in 2008 and in 2016, she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene from Ozarks Technical Community College’s Dental Hygiene School.  Her certifications include:

  • RDH
  • CPR
  • CDA
  • Block & Anesthesia licensed.
  • Nitrous Oxide

Melody enjoys hiking, going to the lake, camping and riding ATV’s.

Stephanie- Registered Dental Hygienist

Stephanie graduated from Ozarks Technical Community College with a Dental Assisting degree in 2010 and earned a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2014 from the same institution.  Her certifications include:

  • CDA
  • EFDA
  • Licensed for Dental Hygiene in Missouri
  • Ntrious Oxide
  • Annual ADA courses

Stephanie enjoys summertime at the pool, reading, spending time outdoors and family time.

Wendy – Dental Assistant

Wendy has been a dental assistant since 2011 and joined the the Cline Dental team in 2015.  She earned her degree in dental assisting from Vatterott College and her expanded functions include Restorative, Prosthodontics and Nitrous Oxide.  Her recent continuing education and certifications include:

  • CPR
  • Cerec®
  • iTero®
  • Dental Implants
  • Pediatric Procedures

Wendy and her husband Bruce enjoy spending time with their daughter Joslyn.  Wendy also spends time crafting, kayaking, riding motorcycles and spending time with family.

Karen – Dental Assistant

Karen has been a dental assistant since 1993 and joined the Cline Dental team in 2002.  Her training includes Expanded Function Dental Assisting in Direct Restorative, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics and Restorative I and II . Her recent continuing education courses include:

  • CEREC®
  • iTero®
  • Dental Implants
  • Pediatric procedures
  • Adhesive dentistry

Karen and her husband Buddy have a dog named Sammy.  In their spare time, the enjoy camping and riding their motorcycle.

Joe – Practice Manager

Joe graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a B.S. degree before earning his MBA at Missouri State University. He regularly attends continuing education courses. Recent highlights include:

  • Jameson Leadership
  • CPR certification
  • Several business courses at ADA

Joe and his wife, Brandy, have a son and a daughter. In his spare time, he enjoys running, spending time with family, and supports the Chiefs and the Royals.

Missi –  Business Team

Missi has been part of the dental community for over 20 years.  Many of those years were spent as a dental assistant.  Now Missi is a proud member of the Cline Dental business team.  Her accomplishments and certifications include:

  • All expanded functions
  • CPR certification
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Numerous ADA courses
  • Jameson Management Courses

Missi and her husband John have two children.  Her family enjoys spending time outdoors boating and riding ATV’s.

Barb – Business Team

Barb brings many years of business experience to the Cline Dental team.  She has a passion for helping others and strives to offer an amazing patient experience.  Her most recent continuing education courses include:

  • CPR certification
  • Numerous ADA courses
  • Jameson Management courses

Barb and her husband Rick have two children.  She enjoys going on walks, gardening and spending time with her family.  The family also enjoys the company of their two dogs Daisy and Ellie.

Jessie – Hygiene Assistant

Jessie graduated with a dental assisting degree in Dental Assisting from Ozarks Technical Community College in 2016.  Jessie’s expanded functions include Restorative I, Orthodontics, and Fixed/Removable Prosthodontics.  Her certifications and continuing education include:

  • CDEA
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • CPR
  • iTero®
  • Zoom! Whitening

Jessie and her husband Andy have 2 children, Carter and Natalie.  They enjoy spending time together as a family outdoors.  Jessie also enjoys baking and spending time with the family dog, Otto.