Cheryl – Registered Dental Hygienist
Since joining the practice in 1994, Cheryl has enjoyed helping our patients achieve the healthy, bright smiles they both deserve and desire.  Graduating from Forest Park’s Dental Hygiene program in 1987 only jumpstarted Cheryl’s lifelong passion for dental hygiene. She continued her education at Webster University to achieve her bachelor’s degree in 1991. Cheryl is committed to creating a comfortable environment for our patients that welcomes all questions, concerns, and treatment options. Her goal is to aid our patients in achieving a healthy smile they love. She and her husband, Curt, enjoy all things tropical, any sport imaginable, and weekend BBQ competitions. Cheryl’s children, Melissa and A.J., frequently join in on the fun, as well as her new sweet grandbaby, Isabella.

Erin – Registered Dental Hygienist
Erin’s goal as our dental hygienist is to ensure all patients leave their appointments with a bright smile and a new understanding of their oral health. Since graduating from UMKC’s dental hygiene program in 2013, Erin has enjoyed expanding her knowledge of dentistry through new research and creative learning opportunities.  She is committed to sharing all treatments and preventative tricks to guarantee our patients achieve healthy, confident smiles.  Erin and her husband, Nick, enjoy living life to its fullest with their growing family. If there is a Mizzou game or a Christmas tree lighting, you can count on Erin to be there!

Sarah – Dental HygienistSarah’s passion for her profession and devotion to her hometown is acknowledged by all she encounters. After graduating from UMKC’s dental hygiene program in 2016, she was eager to bring her knowledge back to the community that raised her.  Sarah most enjoys not only educating our patients about their oral health, but also providing the resources needed to achieve a smile they love. With her husband, Ross, and daughter, Adalee, Sarah enjoys spending time outdoors, visiting with family, and chasing their german shepherd, Kimber, all along the way

Brandi – Dental Assistant
With almost twenty years of experience, Brandi can calm all our patients’ dental anxieties! From the beginning of Dr. McKenzie’s career, she has assisted all treatment procedures and been an aid to many inspiring transformations.  With a vast knowledge of dentistry and clinical experience, our patients are now blessed to have Brandi as the practice’s scheduling coordinator. Whether it is an appointment you need or an easy to follow explanation of an upcoming procedure, she is our genius with all the answers!   Brandi enjoys relaxing with her husband Mark, dressing up her four-legged baby Fritz, and creating heavenly succulent arrangements!

Krystaline – Insurance Services
After years of insurance experience, we were lucky enough to add Krystaline to our practice.  She is dedicated to eliminating financial dilemmas by ensuring our patients are familiar with their insurance benefits as well as the aids we provide in the office.  Krystaline enjoys assisting patients to achieve the dental therapies they desire by removing their financial anxieties and establishing a comfortable, individual-focused payment option.  She and her fiancé, Stephen, devote their time to their daughters, Kailey Jo and Hannah.  Krystaline also enjoys spending time hunting and cheering on her Green Bay Packers!

Laura – Dental Assistant
With over 4 years in dentistry, our patients always enjoy their time with Laura by their side! As an assistant to Dr. McKenzie since 2017, she is committed to creating a relaxing dental visit through the use of the newest technology.  Laura holds a special place in her heart for children and is always using her creative mind to keep their appointments nothing short of fun! She also has a passion for organization and keeps the practice efficient through her alphabetizing and color-coding systems! Laura loves all outdoor activities and enjoys fishing or hunting trips with her fiancé, Aaron.

Brittany – Dental Assistant
Brittany has devoted the last few years to the expansion of her education in dental assisting. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College receiving her dental assisting diploma, as well as a degree in applied science.  Her education journey continued as she achieved her national certification from the Dental Assistant National Board. Brittany assists Dr. McKenzie through each procedure with her patient’s smile desires as well as overall systemic health in mind. When away from the practice, Brittany enjoys new adventures with her husband, Ben, and their families. Their four-year-old Maltipoo, Jazz, is also never left behind and always spoiled!