Get Acquainted with Your Dental Team

Every member of our team loves helping patients, and it shows! Meet them below.

Chelsea - Dental Hygienist at DentaLink



Chelsea graduated from St. Louis Community College in 2019 with her associate’s degree in dental hygiene. She has an infectious positive attitude and loves making others smile alongside her. After extensive training, she is overjoyed to finally be able to do what she loves and help our patients with their oral health. Chelsea is passionate about her family, friends, and her dog, Sugarbear. In her free time, she loves to travel and experience new things.

Barb - Dental Hygienist at DentaLink



Barb has been in the dental field since 1988 and joined our practice in 1995. She has a degree in dental hygiene and stays informed on the latest treatment techniques by taking continuing education. She especially enjoys interacting with patients and educating them on oral hygiene. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family, especially her three grandchildren.

Hayley - Dental Hygienist at DentaLink



Hayley began her dental career in 2018 when she joined our team. She has earned her associate’s degree and is currently attending dental hygiene school at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park. Hayley enjoys working for two great doctors and with all her co-workers. She loves giving patients the smile they have always wanted. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her family and friends, watching her niece, Jordi, and traveling whenever she has the chance.

Jessi - Dental Assistant at DentaLink



Jessi joined our office in 2015, shortly after entering the dental field. She loves giving patients back their smiles. She also enjoys the warm atmosphere of our office and how everyone feels like family. She feels extremely lucky to be a part of our practice. In her free time, she enjoys spending as much time as possible with friends and family. She loves being a mom to her two sons.

Carolyn - Hygienist at DentaLink



Carolyn recently relocated to the St. Louis area this summer from Kansas City. She is a UMKC Dental Hygiene graduate and has been working as a hygienist for over five years. After growing up in a family of eight kids, Carolyn is very easy-going, loves to be a good team player and enjoys working with lots of people. The best part of being in the dental field is making connections with patients through personalized oral health education and easing dental anxiety. She likes spending time with her big family and friends, practicing yoga, and cheering on the Chiefs and Blues!

Angela Markley, Admin at DentaLink



Angela has been in the dental field for over 30 years as an Expanded Function Assistant and as an Office Administrator. Angela has a passion for dentistry, but particularly enjoys the relationships built with patients and team members.

In her free time, she enjoys time spent with family and friends. She loves music, live theater, and anything outdoors including gardening, camping, fishing, and boating.

Z Malic - Dental Assistant at DentaLink

Z Malic


I began my dental career back in 2019. I have a desire to continue my education. My favorite part about the job is making the patients feel great about their smiles. I feel very fortunate to be a part of the practice. I appreciate my teammates and both doctors being very supportive. Outside of work, I love to spend time with my husband and family. I also love to travel when the opportunity comes up. I will also be a first-time mom to a little boy!

JaKya Pealer - Dental Assistant at DentaLink



After knowing I wanted to be involved in dentistry for most of my life, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to begin my dental career in 2021. Working here at this office has only motivated me to grow my career in dentistry, with the welcoming help of the doctors and the rest of our team. In the future, I strive to further my education as a dental hygienist. Outside of work, I enjoy working out as well as spending time with friends and family.

Lora Durrer- Front Admin Team Member



Lora was born and raised in St. Louis and has been working in the dental field for over 25 years with experience working as a dental assistant and a business coordinator. She brings a wealth of experience and passion for dentistry and loves getting to interact with patients. When she’s not at work she takes care of her Australian Shepard Lily, whom she rescued. She also is an avid baker & loves baking with her granddaughter and nieces. When they’re not all baking together Lora says the next place you’d find them is with her at Grant’s farm.