Stephanie.jpgStephanie Closterman - Treatment Coordinator

Stephanie graduated in 2000 from the UMKC/Penn Valley Dental Assisting program with her Certificate in Dental Assisting. She lives at Lake Viking with her husband and daughter. Her favorite things outside of work are traveling, fishing, watching football, and spending time with her family. Building relationships and seeing patients' confident smiles are just a few reasons why Stephanie loves working in dentistry. Stephanie enjoys working with Dr. Clark because she treats every patient like she is treating family, as well as her gentle chairside manner.

Tiffany.jpgTiffany White – Registered Dental Hygienist

Tiffany graduated with her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from North Central Community College. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association and the Greater Kansas City Dental Hygiene Association. She lives in St. Joseph with her husband and three children. Tiffany enjoys watching her children play sports, spending time at the lake, and being with family and friends. She loves working in the dental field because it gives her the opportunity to provide a valuable health care service while establishing trusting relationships with patients. Tiffany enjoys working with Dr. Clark because of her meticulous attention to detail and her creative approach to providing outstanding patient care.

Keri Haenni ResizeKeri Haenni, EFDA – Registered Dental Hygienist

Keri graduated from North Central Missouri College with an associate’s in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene and is also an Expanded Function Dental Assistant. She is a founding member of AAOSH and the Northwest Missouri Dental Hygiene Society. Keri and her family live in St. Joseph. She loves spending time with her husband, Mark, working on projects together and watching their kids participate in sports and other activities at school. In her spare time, she volunteers for the state of Missouri doing free dental screenings and fluoride application to elementary school students all over the Northwest area. Keri's favorite thing about dentistry is the fact that with every patient she sees, she knows that she has helped improve their health and quality of life. She is excited to work with Dr. Clark because she genuinely cares for everyone's whole health and wants to educate on the importance of a healthy smile. 

Katrina Lindstrom ResizeTracy Miller – Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Tracy and her husband Greg live in Grant City, MO.  They have seven children and two grand-daughters.  Tracy graduated from Worth County R-III and has been in the dental field ever since.  When Tracy is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, sleeping and shopping.
Tracy loves dentistry!  Her favorite thing to do is cosmetic dentistry.  She loves boosting self esteem by upgrading smiles.  Tracy enjoys using her expanded functions and doing restorative work.
Tracy loves working with Dr. Clark because of Dr Clark's mannerism with her patients and her passion for dentistry.  She also loves the focus on overall patient health and how that plays an important part in her role as a health care provider.  Tracy loves that at Clark Family Dentistry our patients become part of our family.

 

Nancy Jennings ResizeNancy Jennings - Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Nancy is a graduate of Central High School and has 17 years of dental experience including Expanded Function Training in Restorative and Prosthetics.  Nancy is married and has two daughters and lives in St Joseph.  She enjoys making things with her hands and sells her crafts at local craft sales.  Nancy loves working with the team at Clark Family Dentistry because of the Complete Health Dentistry model of dentistry, the attention to detail as well as the fun and positive atmosphere.  

 

Denise Steiner - Insurance Coordinator

Taylor Davis ResizeDenise was born in Ft. Leavenworth, KS and grew up in a military family which afforded her the opportunity to live in multiple states and countries.  She attended the Chairside Dental Assisting program as Merced Jr. College in Merced, CA.  Denise lives in Trimble, MO with her husband Dave, a cat, dog and three chickens.  She is fortunate to live next door to her daughter, son-in-law and grand-daughter.  Her greatest joy is spending time with her family.  She is a fan of college football, the Chiefs, Royals and any of the many sports her grand-daughter participates in. With almost 30 years in the dental field and having worked in several aspects of the dental office, what Denise says she enjoys the most about dentistry is the relationships she forms with her patients.  Meeting, educating and treating her patients, then watching them grow as the reach and maintain their oral and total body health.  Denise loves the positive interaction with the patients and making them feel welcome and at ease when they come to Clark Family Dentistry.  She appreciates Dr. Clark's attention and devotion to her patients' total body health through their dental care and educating her patients on how to attain this goal.