Kayla Thom, Office Manager

With over six years of experience in dental office management and certification in Professional Organization, Kayla keeps the Dove Dental Group office running smoothly and efficiently.

“We genuinely strive to exceed patient expectations at every visit,” says Kayla.  “Our team values each other, which translates into a team that cares about our patients.  We will spoil you!”

Kayla keeps herself busy outside of the office with mixed martial arts, tactical firearm training, and boating at the Lake of the Ozarks with her family.

Jaye Andersen, Dental Hygienist

Jaye, one of our team’s hygienists, is an integral part of our caring staff.   Originally from the Branson area, she is right at home in Springfield. With her 10 years of experience as a hygienist, she will take incredible care of you.

“Dr. Dove has done a great job of creating a wonderful atmosphere at Dove Dental Group.  We want you to enjoy your experience here, just as we do.”

Jaye loves being outdoors with her family and trying new recipes in the kitchen.

Rosemary Boschert, Dental Hygienist

Rosemary, a graduate of Missouri College’s Dental Hygiene School, joins Dove Dental Group from Premier Dental in St. Louis.

“I recently moved here from St. Louis, and I am so excited to be working with the awesome team at Dove Dental!”

In her spare time, Rosemary enjoys cooking, reading and doing things with her very large family.

Linda Stokes, Receptionist

When you walk into Dove Dental, our receptionist, Linda, will be the first to greet you with a smile.  Linda has over 40 years of experience in dental offices, from California to Springfield, MO.

What does Linda like best about Dove Dental?

“We are welcoming and friendly.  We genuinely care about our patients and what is best for them.  We are honest and have integrity.”

When Linda isn’t at Dove Dental she enjoys spending time with her grandkids and going for walks.

Lucy J. Compton, Dental Assistant

Lucy is one of our three upbeat assistants at Dove Dental.  She has been part of this office’s team for over twenty years.

“We are a compassionate and family-oriented practice.  We care about the whole patient, not just their dental health.”

Lucy loves photography, motorcycles and working with the kids at children’s church.  Her favorite thing, however, is watching movies with her family.

Audra Pierceall, Dental Assistant

Dove Dental Group is proud to have Audra Pierceall who is trained as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant in Restorative Care.  Her compassion for our patients is evident each day.

“I strive to treat our patients with the respect that I would want to be showed,” says Audra.

At the end of the workweek, Audra likes camping and hiking with her son, Aiden, and attending church.

Emily Podurgiel, Dental Assistant

Emily, originally from Nixa, MO, brings at lot of skills to Dove Dental Group.  Emily has 7 years of experience in the dental field, is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and has gone through additional training with Invisalign.

“We like to have a fun time at the office, while providing quality care,” says Emily.

Outside of the office Emily has fun spending time with her family, friends and dogs.