Shoal Creek Pediatric Dentistry Team

Jenn: Office Manager

Jenn.jpgJenn has been with the practice since the opening in 2008.  Jenn and her husband, Jasper, have 3 sons, Paul, Jordon and Leo.  They love spending time together as a family and taking vacations to the beach.

The most exciting thing about being a part of Shoal Creek Pediatric Dentistry, for Jenn, is helping the staff and Dr. Thomas provide an environment where you and your child feel great about the care they are receiving as well as our promise to treat your child as you would; with understanding, patience and kindness.


Jackie: Sedation Treatment Coordinator, Billing and Insurance Specialist.


Jackie joined our team in 2013. She has three children, Elise, Joey and Noelle and also enjoys walking and trying new restaurants. 

How she can help:

Jackie wears many hats in the office from assisting the office manager, to handling billing and insurance questions and ensuring all patients have a good understanding of their benefits. Jackie can assist you with any insurance and billing questions you may have.  Jackie is also our Sedation Treatment Coordinator. Jackie understands the process of coordinating dental benefits and working with MAC (Mobile Anesthesia Care), can sometimes be confusing.  She will work very hard to make the process as smooth as possible.

Katie: Receptionist

KB.jpgKatie has been a part of our team since 2010.  She has two children, Jack and Layla. Katie enjoys watching the Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Blues.

How she can help:

Katie will welcome you into our office and can help with scheduling appointments and answering any insurance questions you may have.



Kate: Receptionist and Office Assistant

DSC_0002.JPGKate joined our team in 2015. She took a leave this past summer to pursue some other opportunities before returning to school full time this fall. Kate missed us so much, she returned to assist our front desk as her schedule allows.  Kate likes to watch the Kansas City Chiefs and also enjoys running.

How she can help:

You can find Kate assisting with check out, scheduling appointments, and answering any insurance questions you may have.


Lauren: Receptionist and Operatory Treatment Coordinator

lp.jpgLauren joined our team in 2016. Lauren is currently in school full time at Park University working towards her undergraduate degree in Public Relations and Marketing. She enjoys watching all sports and hopes to find herself reporting on ESPN after college.

How she can help:

Lauren will assist you with checking out, scheduling appointments and answering any insurance questions you may have.  Lauren is also our Treatment Plan Coordinator for all operatory appointments and will help assist in coordinating your dental benefits so you are aware of your dental estimate prior to your child’s appointment.

Melissa: Lead Dental Assistant

MP.jpgMelissa has been a part of our team since 2009. She is a mother of two, Aston and Nicco and likes to spend her free time shopping, cooking and driving go-carts.

Favorite part of working with kids:

“Their amazing personalities.”




Krystal: Dental Assistant and Office Assistant

KK.jpgKrystal joined our team in 2010.  Krystal is a mother of three, Lawrence, Damon and Dara.     She enjoys reading and painting in her free time.

Favorite part of working with kids:

“Seeing all the different children’s personalities.”




Stephanie: Dental Assistant

Steph.jpgStephanie joined our team in 2011.  She is a mother of two, Gavin and Landen.  She likes to craft and shop in her free time.

Favorite part of working with kids:

“Hearing the hilarious stories the kids tell.”




Kayla: Dental Assistant

Kayla.JPGKayla has been with our team since 2011.  Kayla is the mother of three children, Cayden, Blaine and Hadley.  In her free time she loves to craft and shop.

Favorite part of working with kids:

“Being around their smiling faces all day.”



Hannah: Dental Assistant 

HanH.jpgHannah has been a part of our team since the start of 2016.  She is the mother of three, Colin, Emerson and Ashtyn.  Hannah is currently pursuing a degree her Master’s degree in Bioscience.   In her free time, Hannah likes to read and refurbish furniture.

Favorite part of working with kids:

“Having the ability to teach children the importance of oral hygiene.”