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Meet the Team

A Friendly and Caring Team

You’ll love the atmosphere we’ve created here in our office! Our friendly team is kind, accommodating, and fun to be around. We have an excellent chairside manner and promise to always work with a gentle touch. Our compassionate and caring personalities will help you relax and feel at ease.

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Moe
Treatment Coordinator

Overcoming obstacles for her patients, be it understanding dental insurance, assisting with financial solutions, or simply working around a patient’s busy schedule, is Moe’s favorite part of her job. She enjoys dentistry’s challenges and the opportunity to learn something new every day! She and her husband are both K-State alumni and love attending sporting events and traveling. They have a 13-pound guard dog named Espe who keeps them safe from all the neighborhood squirrels and rabbits, and a 65-pound lab named Murphy who thinks he’s a lap dog. Moe can’t wait to welcome you to Paola Family Dentistry!

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Julie
Insurance Coordinator

Seeing the happy faces on patients after they finish an appointment is what makes Julie love her job. Julie has been working with insurance her entire adult career, including during her first year at PFD, and she loves every minute of it. She is a pro at advising patients on, and helping them understand, their plan’s specific benefits. She grew up in Texas but after earning her BA in Communications from Kansas State University and MBA from Mid-America Nazarene University, decided to stay and raise her son and twins here. They keep her very busy with sports and activities, but she also enjoys going fishing and spending time at the lake. She is excited to help you understand your dental benefits and how, together, we can help you get the treatment you need!

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Rebecca
Scheduling Coordinator

Being organized and helping others is what Rebecca has valued most about her career so far. Rebecca moved to the area about 11 years ago and currently resides with her husband Brandon, daughter Milee, and “fur kids” Jack & Diane on their farm by Garnett. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and working with her husband on their farmhouse. She is excited about the future of Paola Family Dentistry and is looking forward to helping you achieve dental health!

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Jade
Registered Dental Hygienist

Meeting new people from all walks of life is one of Jade’s favorite parts of being a dental hygienist. After getting married and graduating dental hygiene school, she and her husband moved to the area. Although she has lived in 4 different states, she plans on calling Kansas her long-term home. When she’s not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband Aaron and their two dogs, Haddie and Hank. She is excited to help you love your smile!

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Morgan
Dental Assistant & Hygiene Assistant

Being able to help patients achieve a healthy and beautiful smile is one of the most rewarding parts of being a dental assistant. Morgan is originally from Holton, Kansas, where she grew up volunteering in the pediatric dental office where her mom works. She moved to Louisburg after attending Washburn University and plans to attend dental hygiene school in the future. When Morgan is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband Brady and their two dogs, Layla and Luna, going to the Lake of the Ozarks, and doing anything crafty. Morgan has been enjoying getting to know all the new and returning faces at Paola Family Dentistry!

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Grace
Hygiene Assistant & Dental Assistant

Recently moving back to Wellsville from Manhattan, Grace is enjoying being closer to home. She got her start in the dental field as an oral surgeon’s assistant and quickly realized that she loves making people feel beautiful through their healthy smiles. In order to expand on her passion, Grace plans to pursue a dental hygiene degree in the near future. For now, she loves working alongside Dr. Howard and the rest of the team to provide excellent patient care to people who mean so much to her. Outside of work, Grace enjoys spending her time on the lake and riding RZRS with friends and family. She is excited to share her passion for dental healthcare with you!

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Bailey
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

After attending Vatterott College in Springfield, MO and completing the dental assisting program, Bailey has diligently continued her education to become an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Staying up to date with the latest technology in the dental field helps Bailey give the best possible care to her patients. She and her husband live in Paola with their two daughters, and she enjoys cake decorating and traveling with her family, especially to her favorite spot in Destin, FL. Bailey can’t wait to welcome you to Paola Family Dentistry and get to know you with her outgoing personality!

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Moriah
Dental Assistant

Originally from Garnett, Moriah has enjoyed getting to know patients from the area. She completed the Dental Assisting Program from Flint Hills Technical College and finds working at Paola Family Dentistry both enjoyable and rewarding. She is passionate about helping patients achieve oral health, and she also enjoys being outside and traveling with her family. Moriah can’t wait to welcome you to Paola Family Dentistry!

Our talented team members bring decades of combined dental experience to our ultra-modern office. Schedule a visit today at (913) 294-2222 to experience our team firsthand.