Meet Our Kansas City, MO Dental Team
Amanda, Business Administrator
Amanda is the first person you meet when you walk through the doors at Dr. Byars’ office. Her goal is to provide you with the best dental experience ever! It is very important to her to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere from the moment you walk through the door. Once you call the office, you will see that she is truly a people person! Amanda is the person to talk to about anything from, “how long is this going to take,” to, “what can I expect from today's appointment?” to any financial arrangements or insurance questions you may have. Amanda brings 14 years of experience in dental assisting, insurance coordinating, and practice management. She loves our new office, modern technology, and working with a great team. A native of Liberty, Missouri, Amanda finds great joy in seeing a patient's life change because of a healthy, beautiful smile.
Kimberlee, Dental Assistant
A desire to learn the latest advancements in dental care and technology are what first attracted Kimberlee to Byars Dental. She works within a team that is committed to advancing their skills and knowledge in dentistry. Kimberlee’s interest in advancements in dentistry makes her a perfect fit for our office, and her gentle, caring nature makes her a favorite of patients and fellow team members. Kimberlee brings over 8 years of experience to her role working side assisting Dr. Byars with patient care and enjoys helping to make patients smile more often.
Veronica, Registered Dental Hygienist
Veronica has been a Dental Hygienist for 7 years. In 2001 she has earned her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene at the University Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. She is very excited to be part of Dr. Byars’ dental team. Veronica is very driven to educate patients about their oral health care needs. She educates patients about home care, restorative work, and periodontal needs. Veronica is bilingual and can speak Spanish for those who need a translator. Outside of work, she likes to spend her time with her family and friends. She also enjoys scrap booking, working out, and participating in 5k runs. One of her goals is to run a half marathon.
Elizabeth, Dental Assistant
Elizabeth has her associate's degree in applied science and is an expanded functions dental assistant. She loves the connections that she is able to make with the patients and is proud of the quality dentistry provided at Byars Dental. This pride shows in everything she does in the office! In her free time Elizabeth loves cooking with her wonderful family!
Melissa, Dental Assistant
Melissa has worked with Dr. Byars since 2005 and she truly enjoys being a part of his growing practice. Melissa has 10 years of dental assisting experience and she takes the opportunity to continually grow and learn in her dental career through various continuing education courses. She has recently started the expanded functions dental assisting curriculum. Melissa especially enjoys assisting with children during pediatric dental procedures. Her patients appreciate her positive attitude and gentle touch, and she relishes the chance to help people obtain the smile of their dreams. Whether assisting with children or adults, Melissa always greets our guests with a smile and makes them feel comfortable and relaxed.