Dawn has been with the Plaza practice for 28 of her 29 years as a hygienist. She graduated from UMKC’s Dental Hygiene program in 1984. She and Dr. Fay work closely together to provide the best periodontal care, personalized to your needs. Dawn’s commitment is clear in the caring professional relationship she maintains with her patients, many of whom have been with her 20+ years. In addition to her love of patient care in the dental office, she spends time as a massage therapist, training her horses and being a mom.
Teresa started working in the Shawnee office in 2007. She brings 25 years of experience in Dentistry. She has a keen eye for detail and will work closely with Dr. Fay and your general dentist to be certain that your dental care is comprehensive. Teresa works part time in our office and part time in another general dentist office, bringing a good perspective to her work. She is busy mom of three and wife. She describes spending her free time at school activities and getting regular exercise.
Danielle has been working with Dr. Fay since 2006. Working closely with Dr. Fay to provide the needed periodontal treatment to our patients is her passion. Danielle’s kind and easy going personality immediately set her patients at ease. It is a privilege having Danielle on our team, as she brings her superb organizational skills to our office. She enjoys being mom to her two kids, outdoor activities and frequent visits to the lake in the summer.
Nicole, Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant
Nicole is a 1988 graduate of Missouri Southern State University, school of Dental Hygiene. Nicole enjoys getting to know and developing relationships with her patients. Nicole’s strength is in helping you, the patient, understand your role in your own dental care. She enjoys sharing the skills and knowledge she has obtained in her years as a hygienist. She is a busy mom of one son and two dogs.
Buffey, Practice Administrator
Buffey is a recent addition and an integral part of our team serving as our Practice Administrator. She graduated from Concorde College as a dental assistant and brings many years of dental experience to our office. Buffey enjoys meeting new patients and the ones we have seen for years. She and her husband Shawn have two beautiful daughters who keep them busy. In her spare time she enjoys DIY projects at home, sporting events with her family, and is a huge fan of William Jewell football where her husband coaches.