Gail has been with the practice for over eleven years and has worked as a Dental Assistant for over forty years. Her experience makes her the perfect person for keeping the office supplied and running smooth. She comes to work every day asking, “How can I help?” and enjoys assisting both her patients and coworkers anyway she can. When not working, Gail enjoys her horses, going camping, and eating at Tasty Thai.
Ginny has been a valued member of the practice for over five years and has been a dental assistant for over ten years. Ginny loves meeting and helping people and it shows in the excellent care our patients receive. During her free time, Ginny enjoys boating and hiking, caring for her dogs, crafting, and exploring Kansas City’s River Market area.
Steve has been Dr. Carter’s main dental hygienist for over twenty years! Being in one office for so long has allowed Steve to build great relationships with so many amazing and wonderful patients. He loves hearing updates about everyone’s lives, families, and hobbies. Steve likes reading, hiking, fishing, travel, playing with his dogs, and trying new restaurants with his wife and two grown kids.
Missy is our newest team member, moving here from St. Louis. She was a chairside assistant for eighteen years before receiving her Dental Hygiene degree. Missy appreciates working with a team that shares her same philosophy of giving quality care and loving dentistry. She and her husband enjoy fishing and kayaking. Mexican food is her favorite, so she is in search of her new favorite Mexican restaurant.
Erika has been with the practice for over three years but has been in the dental field for over twenty-two years. She has worked as a dental assistant and business administrator, so she knows the dental field in and out. She loves RV camping and boating at Smithville Lake with her husband and friends. Erika recently adopted a Golden Doodle, Daisy, and she has been the best addition to her family.
Cara has been in the dental field for over seventeen years. She has been with the practice for over ten years, off and on, taking time away to have her two beautiful children Malia and Liam. Cara has a real passion for helping people and for problem solving. She comes to work each day with a smile on her face and a passion in her heart to provide the best care and compassion for our patients and team. For Cara, her faith and family are number one.