Front Office Manager

Stephanie is a long time resident of West Plains. After graduating from West Plains High School, she started her dental career in 1997 for a general dentist and went on to further her education as an expanded function dental assistant. She worked for an oral surgeon for a short time and then moved back to West Plains where she would assist chair side and later become an office manager for a practice of 10 years.

Stephanie enjoys working with children and is eager to add pediatric dental care to her list of accomplishments. She loves spending time with her family, traveling, camping, hiking and anything outdoors.


Amelia has assisted in dentistry since 2016 where she started as an assistant at the Southern Missouri Community Health Center. She then furthered her education by obtaining a Certificate in Dental Assisting (CDA) and her Expanded Functions Certificate. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Trenton.

They have two wild and spunky daughters that consume most of their time outside of work. She and her family constantly take spontaneous trips and like to ride four-wheelers and spend time outdoors. She is thrilled to be a part of the OKD Family and excited to work with children and help ensure they have a positive experience.  


Taylor has assisted in dentistry since 2013. Though, Taylor took some time off to stay home with her son, Wyatt, she is excited to be part of the OKD team, and to help children have a great dental experience. Taylor and her husband, Jack, love to spend time outdoors and with their family and friends.


Early Dental Care

A visit to the pediatric dentist at age one to help your child’s smile start off on the right foot.

Digital X-Rays

Instant, high-quality images that emit less radiation keeping your kids safe. 


A protective cover placed over the chewing surface of the tooth to help prevent cavities.

Interceptive Orthodontics/
Space Maintenance

Promoting and maintaining the space necessary for a great smile.

Sedation Dentistry/
General Anesthesia

Helping your child receive treatment in a relaxed and comfortable environment.

Digital Impressions

A digital impression of your teeth without the hassle of gagging and bad-tasting impression material sliding down the back of your throat.

Emergency Dentistry

Accidents happen and having a reliable resource in a pinch can make all the difference.

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom tooth removal while under sedation for a more comfortable experience.

Crowns and Tooth Colored Fillings

Multiple options available to restore your child’s tooth's integrity.


Similar to braces without all the hardware and much easier to keep teeth and gums clean and healthy.