FAMILY DENTISTRY - NEOSHO, MO

Meet Our Team

Jenkins Dental Neosho, MO

The Family Dentistry of Neosho Dental Staff

Our amazing staff is the backbone of Family Dentistry of Neosho. Whether it be supporting Family Dentistry of Neosho, answering any questions you may have, or giving you warm smiles and happy hugs, our team ensures you experience nothing less than a stellar experience. We look forward to meeting and getting to know you and your family!

Cassie Charlton, Office Manager - Family Dentistry of Neosho - Neosho, MO

CASSIE CHARLTON, OFFICE MANAGER

Cassie graduated from Neosho High School in 2001 and has worked for Dr. Reagan since April 2013. Cassie and her husband, Darren, have two handsome boys, Cooper and Coleman. She is always busy chasing her two boys and they all enjoy camping and spending time on the water.

When it comes to her career, Cassie says, “I love to meet new people and get to know our patients. I enjoy the daily challenge of meeting the needs of our FDN family.”

CINDY BRANSCUM, MARKETING ASSISTANT

Cindy grew up in Rogers, AR. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Education and Master’s in Education from Western Illinois University; and a Specialist in Education Administration from Missouri State University. Cindy began working for Family Dentistry in January 2018.

Cindy has lived in Neosho since 1988 with her husband Mark and two sons, Tony and Jon. She was an educator for the Neosho School District for many years and retired from Crowder College as Director of Institutional Advancement. Cindy and Mark love spending time with the boys and their families (two daughters-in-law and five grandchildren).

When it comes to FDN, Cindy says, “As a career educator, it is a great opportunity to learn about a new industry and to help educate others about health and wellness.”

Cindy Branscum, Marketing Assistant - Family Dentistry of Neosho - Neosho, MO
Kim Camerer, Dental Assistant - Family Dentistry of Neosho - Neosho, MO

KIM CAMERER, CDA, EF

Kim graduated from Memorial High School in Joplin, MO in 1984. In 1985, she received her Dental Assisting certificate from Missouri Southern State University obtained her expanded function certificate in 1989. Kim joined Dr. Reagan in 2002. She enjoys her medical/dental mission trips to Belize with North Belize Medical Missions and serving the troops on medical/dental events.

When it comes to her career, Kim says, “My childhood dentist, Dr. Kitterman, got me interested in dentistry. I never thought about doing anything else. I love the relationships I have developed with my patients over the years. I love seeing them smile!”

 

JUDAH GIBSON, RDA, EF

Judah moved to the area in December 2018 when her husband accepted a youth pastor position at FBC Diamond. She graduated from Ozarks Technical Community College with her Associate’s Degree in Dental Assisting. She passed her boards to become a Certified Dental Assistant and also received her Expanded Functions to be able to perform extra duties chairside. She has been working for Dr. Reagan since December 2018.

Judah and her husband, Daniel, live in Diamond with their two girls, Hazel, and Opal. Being a mom to her two girls is her life calling and biggest blessing, but in her free time she enjoys going to movies with her husband and participating in activities with their youth group. “We try to bring the girls and get them involved when possible. We want them to see that serving and ministry is just part of our life.”  

When it comes to her career, Judah says “I love that working at FDN has pushed me out of my comfort zone and made me more confident in my skills as a dental assistant. There is nothing better than making a once apprehensive patient leave my chair feeling better than when they arrived.”  

Judah Gibson, Certified Dental Assistant - Family Dentistry of Neosho - Neosho, MO

LINDA SAIA, DENTAL ASSISTANT

Linda is a native of Arma, KS. Linda participated in band, choir and track. She has 30 years of experience in the dental field. She has worked at FDN since September 2019. 

Linda resides in Joplin. She has three children, Steve, Stephanie and Scott. She has 7 grandchildren and one great grandson. Linda stays busy with her family, church and baking goodies for her coworkers. She enjoys sports, swimming, reading and movies. 

When it comes to her career, Linda says, “I have so much to love about dental assisting, but especially the variety of people and teeth. I love doing a variety of tasks during the day and taking care of patients in need. I always try to make them feel comfortable because we know it can be stressful!”

KIM SMITH, RDH

Kim is a native of Neosho, MO and graduated Neosho High School in 1995. Kim played basketball and completed her Associates Degree at Crowder College She earned her Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness from Missouri Southern State University in 2000 and then graduated with her Dental Hygiene degree in 2002. She has worked for Dr. Reagan since 2004 as a Registered Dental Hygienist.

Kim resides in Neosho with her husband, Branden, and three children, Kael, Kanten and Kynden. She stays busy with her family, church, school activities; watching the kids play baseball, softball, dance, football, and basketball. In her free time, she enjoys sports, swimming, and shopping.

When it comes to her career, Kim says, “I enjoy teaching people about the importance of oral health and wellness. It makes such a difference in their long term health. What I can teach them and the support I can provide is simple, but is complex in the difference it can make in their life.”

 

Andrea Mehrens, Registered Dental Assistant - Family Dentistry of Neosho - Neosho, MO

ANDREA MEHRENS, RDH

Andrea graduated from East Newton High School in 2007. She earned her associate degree in Dental Hygiene and Bachelor of Health Science from Missouri Southern State University in 2010. Andrea has been with Dr. Reagan as a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2017. Andrea lives in Seneca with her husband Mark and son Joby. She stays busy with her family and church. As a family they all enjoy the outdoors, time at the lake and spending time with family and friends. When it comes to her career, Andrea says, “I love educating patients about oral health and how it affects their overall health. It is great to see children grow from a childhood smile to that of an adult and know that I had a part in keeping that smile healthy. Dental care is rewarding and a great career to build relationships with patients and their family.”

Shelby Schleuning, RDH

Shelby graduated from College Heights Christian in Joplin, MO in 2011. She then went on to attend Missouri Southern State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and completed her degree in Dental Hygiene, graduating in 2016. She started working for Family Dentistry of Neosho in 2019.

Shelby lives in Neosho with her husband Matthew and their two dogs Leo and Rusty. She loves spending time with family and friends. In her free time she enjoys working out, being on the lake, having cookouts and during cold months cozied up on the couch with her dogs watching Netflix.

Shelby Schleuning, Registered Dental Assistant - Family Dentistry of Neosho - Neosho, MO

ADDISON POLAND, RDA

Addison is from Pineville, MO and graduated from McDonald County High School in 2017. Addison completed her Associates Degree at Crowder College, and continued her dental education at NWA Dental Assistant Academy in 2019. In the future she plans to further her education and become a dental hygienist. She has been at FDN as a Dental Assistant, working primarily with Invisalign patients, since July 2019. 

Addison enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is a Dance Instructor at Anderson Dance Academy. She enjoys sports, watching movies, hiking and reading. 

When it comes to her career, Addison says, “Being a dental assistant has given me so many rewarding moments, but by far my favorite is being a part of giving someone back their smile.

I like that there is never an end to the new knowledge, technologies and techniques in the dental field.” 

Shelby lives in Neosho with her husband Matthew and their two dogs Leo and Rusty. She loves spending time with family and friends. In her free time she enjoys working out, being on the lake, having cookouts and during cold months cozied up on the couch with her dogs watching Netflix.

JULIE PREWITT, RECARE/SCHEDULING COORDINATOR

Julie grew up in Purdy, MO and received her Associates in Business Administration from Crowder College in 1991.  Julie & Jeff, husband of 24 years, live in Diamond with two sons Cade and Carter. Molly is her delightful dog!

Julie enjoys spending time with family, working in the yard, and floating/fishing on the creek with the boys. Julie has worked in the dental profession for 13 years and in the business side of public education for 16 years.

When it comes to her career, Julie says, “I feel very blessed for the opportunity to work with the amazing doctors and staff at FDN while at the same time being able to fulfill my true passion of loving and helping people on the business side of the practice.”

DEE DEE WRIGHT, RECARE/SCHEDULING COORDINATOR

Dee Dee is a Native of Neosho, she graduated from Neosho High School in 1989.  While attending High School she was an active member of the Neosho Choraleers, DECA, Student Council and many other groups and activities. Dee Dee completed her Associates Degree at Crowder College in 1991 going to work shortly after graduation for Walmart Stores, Inc. in Bentonville AR where she spent 24 years.

Dee Dee resides in Anderson, MO with her husband, Tommie and 2 daughters Skylar and Darian. She stays busy with her family, friends, nieces and nephews and school activities.  In her free time she enjoys watching her daughter perform for the POM team, Cardinal Baseball, relaxing with her favorite “fur baby/ English Bulldog” Alexis,  interior decorating and design, remodeling and shopping. 

When it comes to her career, Dee Dee stated, “I am excited and blessed to be able to come back to Neosho and work with patients and familiar faces that I have grown up with. She hopes that she can bring innovative ideas to the business and ultimate customer service for our patients.”

Judah and her husband, Daniel, live in Diamond with their two girls, Hazel, and Opal. Being a mom to her two girls is her life calling and biggest blessing, but in her free time she enjoys going to movies with her husband and participating in activities with their youth group. “We try to bring the girls and get them involved when possible. We want them to see that serving and ministry is just part of our life.”  

When it comes to her career, Judah says “I love that working at FDN has pushed me out of my comfort zone and made me more confident in my skills as a dental assistant. There is nothing better than making a once apprehensive patient leave my chair feeling better than when they arrived.”  

Julie enjoys spending time with family, working in the yard, and floating/fishing on the creek with the boys. Julie has worked in the dental profession for 13 years and in the business side of public education for 16 years.

When it comes to her career, Julie says, “I feel very blessed for the opportunity to work with the amazing doctors and staff at FDN while at the same time being able to fulfill my true passion of loving and helping people on the business side of the practice.”

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