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Our Staff

Bowles Dental Center is very proud of our team.  We are comprised of talented, hard working people who strive to understand your needs while treating you with respect and kindness. 

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Front Office and Business Staff

Debbie: Practice Administrator                          

 

Debbie is our practice administrator, and a certified notary public. She possesses the uncanny ability to know almost all of our patients by name upon sight. She is often overheard chatting with patients about dental and personal issues, but maintains the efficiency necessary to accommodate a large number of patients, and manage a busy front office. These unique qualities allow her to aid each patient in a personalized manner.

Debbie started working in dentistry in 1972, and has been with our office since 1983. She started here career as a dental assistant prior to transitioning to her current position as practice administrator, so she commands knowledge of both the clinical and business aspects of our practice. Outside of her professional life, Debbie has been a devoted wife for 30 years, is the proud mother of two successful adult children, and loves to spoil her five grandchildren.  

 

 Ali: Patient Care Coordinator

 

 Ali graduated from MCC-Penn Valley with an associate of applied science degree in dental assisting and is a certified expanded functions dental assistant. She recently received her bachelor of science degree in public health from Kaplan University. She also teaches for the Penn Valley dental assisting program

Ali truly enjoys working at the front desk. She is professional, compassionate and cares dearly for every patient that enters the office doors. 

Ali and her husband, Corey, were married in October of 2011. They both love spending time with their family and friends and two cats.    


   Melissa: Marketing Manager

          

 Melissa is the behind-the-scenes support for Bowles Dental Center.  From marketing and website management to organizing patient and staff appreciation events, Melissa supports and helps build a thriving practice.

 

Clinical Staff

Kelly: Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelly is a Dental Hygienist blessed with the gift of motivating our patients to take an active role improving their oral health. She earned a Bachelor of Science in allied health administration from the University of Kansas Medical Center, and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 20 years. She is the mother of two young children, and an avid tennis player.

 

 Karen: Registered Dental Hygienist

Karen graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2003 and currently holds membership in the American Dental Hygienist Association. She finds joy in helping our patients claim gorgeous smiles and healthy mouths. Karen also likes getting to know our patients on a personal level and building long-term relationships with them. She and her husband, Cliff, have a dog named Daisy. On the weekends, Karen likes to golf, garden, and take walks with Daisy.

 

 Megan: Registered Dental Hygienist

 Megan grew up and attended high school in Topeka, Kansas. She then attended Missouri Western University in St. Joseph, Missouri where she played soccer. Megan graduated from the dental hygiene program at Johnson County Community College

Megan enjoys running, playing sand volleyball and spending time with friends and family. 


 Lynn: Registered Dental Hygienist

 Lynn has been practicing dental hygiene for over 13 years.  She obtained her bachelors of Liberal Arts from UMKC in 1998.  Lynn graduated with her dental hygiene degree in 2001 from Southern University in Shreveport Louisiana.  She is currently licensed to practice in both Kansas and Missouri.  Lynn enjoys getting to know her patients while taking care of their preventative oral care needs.  When not working, Lynn enjoys spending quality time with her husband and three children.


  Krista: Dental Assistant

 

 Krista has been in the dental field for over 24 years and received her certification through United Technical Institute in Wichita, Kansas. As a dental assistant, Krista enjoys educating patients on the importance of dental care. Krista values the relationships she has built through the years with the patients. Krista resides in Olathe with her husband, Dave, and their 3 boys. In her spare time you will find Krista cheering her boys on in sports, especially baseball. 

   

Tiffani: Dental Assistant


Tiffani has been a dental assistant for 19 years. Her education in dentistry began at Concorde Career Institute in Kansas City. She has been employed with us for the last 13 years. She took three of those years off to have her twins Becca and Gavin and to be with her family. Tiffani has been married to her husband, Bert, for 15 years.  They have four children, Allyssa, Karson, Becca, and Gavin. Allyssa and Karson keep Tiffani and Bert very occupied with their love of softball. Both girls play on the year round competitive softball teams. Tiffani's hobbies include her family, reading, playing cards with her sisters, and enjoying her pups Titan and Oliver. 

 

6811 West 121st Street - Overland Park, Kansas 66209 - Phone (913) 491-6663 - Fax (913) 491-2975

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