Dr. Woody was born and raised in the rural town of Kennett which is situated in the heart of Missouri’s “bootheel.” His objective is to offer outstanding comprehensive dental care in an efficient, affordable manner while bringing a touch of southern hometown hospitality straight out of his rural Missouri upbringing.
Dr. Woody has spent countless hours taking continuing education courses and focuses on modern dentistry in a relaxed and familiar environment. Patients of all ages appreciate his caring personality and excellent chairside manner. He always strives to provide every patient with the highest standard of care.
Dr. Woody completed his Bachelors of Science from the University of Missouri, Kansas City in 2001. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the UMKC School of Dentistry in 2006. After graduating from dental school he attended Southern Illinois University for further training in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program for two years. It was there that he gained invaluable knowledge in treatment of more advanced cases ranging from oral surgery to implant and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Woody enjoys running and has participated in several half-marathons. He also prides himself in a very green lawn and also loves doing yardwork. He and his wife Missy live in O’Fallon, IL, have two sons, Cole and Drew and also have one pug, Gracie.
Dr. Joe is a Belleville native and graduate of Belleville West High School. He then attended Southeast Missouri State University where he received his Bachelors of Science and graduated with honors. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine at Southern Illinois University in 2012 where he graduated cum laude. Dr. Joe enjoys an active lifestyle, loves working out at the gym, and believes in being physically fit as well as enjoying a number of sports. He enjoys seeking out local food joints and will tell you he works out just so he can over eat!
Kelly is committed to an exceptional patient experience and building long lasting relationships. She graduated from Southern Illinois Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2009. With hundreds of hours of continuing education you can bet her chairside skill is unparalleled and she continually exceeds her requirements for continuing education. Outside of practice, she is a self professed “foodie” that will travel any length to try out new local restaurants and craft breweries. Being part of a military family, Kelly has lived several places including Hawaii and Nebraska but O’Fallon, IL has been her home from the past 20 years. She loves animals and has one pet rabbit, Max, and rescue dog she adopted, Jade.
Pam is originally from Belleville, Illinois and graduated with her Bachelors in Dental Hygiene from SIU Carbondale. Pam is sincere, caring and capable. She puts all her effort into making sure every patient has an exemplary experience and will do most anything to ensure the patient is comfortable. Pam’s interest include reading and traveling. She can usually be spotted enjoying leisure time with close friends and family getting out to see the St. Louis Cardinals, eating out or traveling. More recently since her boys are great golfers she has really gotten into watching golf majors. Pam, like the rest of team, has been through a number of courses and has completed countless hours of training in her field to keep her skills up to date. Outside of practice Pam and her husband Dan have three boys Travis, Austin and Carson.
Dawn originates from Columbia, IL. She and her husband, Brian, an architect, are both car enthusiasts and lovers of good design whether automotive or not. They have had several cool performance cars. Dawn will tell you she loves a good margarita and eating out however, her true love is organization and cleaning which is unparalleled by anyone in our office. In her spare time Dawn devotes much of her time to skin care and offering Rodan + Fields. She too brings such an amazing quality and atmosphere chairside that should be a part of every dental office and dental visit. She and Brian have two sons, Drew and Max, who are both pharmacists, and two dogs Shelby and Charlotte.
When our team met Summer we knew instantly she was a natural fit for our office. Summer’s interest include reading and anything Harry Potter. Summer also enjoys fashion, shopping and loves a good deal! Summer is a certified expanded functions dental assistant and a graduate of Advanced Dental Careers School for Dental Assisting. Although she is an accomplished and capable assistant with any patient, as a former teacher at the Goddard School she excels with pediatric patients. Summer has one dog, Albus and a cat, Twinkle Toes.
Amy comes to our team with 27 years of experience. She is caring and dedicated to providing excellent patient service and is cross trained in every aspect of running the office. She is sincere, passionate and calming. Her hobbies include boardgames, cross-stitching and anything outdoors, most notably, kayaking and sitting around a good camp fire. Amy prides herself in all things organic and healthy living. Her and her husband Wes have three children and a chocolate lab named Coco.
Sarah is the breath of fresh air that should be a part of every dental office. Sarah’s impressionable and heartfelt personality brings fun and familiarity to our office. She ensures that every patient has a wonderful experience and creates a welcoming environment the moment you walk in. Sarah graduated from Lewis and Clark College School of Dental Hygiene in 2014. She is diligent with keeping up to date with several hundred hours of continuing education. When not in the office Sarah enjoys binge watching Netflix, shoe shopping and boating. Sarah has two dogs, Pete and Charlie and one cat Kitty.
Claire most likely is one of the welcoming voices that you will hear when you call our office. She comes to us as a former patient whom we loved so much we asked her to come work with us! She is most capable chairside with children as her previous work was being a teacher in a preschool. Claire enjoys eating out with friends, trying new recipes and boating. In her spare time, she plays sand volleyball and enjoys running. Claire has one dog, Gunner.