• Meet The Staff

  • Carol Bowles, RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

     

    Carol earned her degree in dental hygiene from St. Louis Community College in 2000 and prior to that graduated from the dental assistant program. She grew up as a military brat but settled down in St. Louis in 1989. Her hobbies include travel, and she enjoys spending time with her two children and granddaughter, as well as her extended family as she is now newly engaged. 

  • Jane Burnett, CDA, EFDA

    Jane is a certified dental assistant. She graduated from Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., with a certificate in dental assisting and then attended Southeast Missouri State University. Jane completed her expanded function dental assisting program at the University of Missouri School of dentistry. She has worked at South St. Louis Dental Group off and on since 1981. Jane has worked as a chair side and expanded function assistant, but is presently working as a dental receptionist. Jane enjoys working with the patients to set appointments and assist them as needed. She is married and has a son, stepdaughter and three grandsons. She enjoys camping with her husband, spinning and riding her bike. Jane and her husband recently biked across Missouri on the Katy Trail, a total of 225 miles.

  • Hien Luong, RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

    Hien immigrated to the United States in 1992 from her native Vietnam and became a U.S. citizen in 2008. She speaks fluent Vietnamese for our Vietnamese patients. She graduated with a degree in dental hygiene from St. Louis Community College and has been a practicing hygienist for twelve years. Eight of those years have been spent with South St. Louis Dental Group. Hien takes special pride in her dedication to educating our patients in proper oral hygiene and how it affects your total health. Her interests outside the office include cooking, gardening, church activities, swimming, yoga and fitness.

  • Ginny Bannister CDA, Receptionist

     

    Ginny graduated from Forest Park Community College as a certified dental assistant in 1980. She has been a receptionist for South St. Louis Dental Group since 1997. Ginny is married and has two grown sons. Her hobbies include reading, cooking and traveling.

  • Felicia Moreland CDA, Certified Dental Assistant

     

    Felicia attended Forest Park Community College where she graduated as a certified dental assistant with expanded functions. She has been employed with us for more than three years. When she is not in the office interacting with our wonderful patients, she is spending quality time with her two children.

  • Cheri Scheuermann CDA, Office Manager, Insurance Coordinator

     

    Cheri attended Notre Dame High School in Lemay and graduated as a certified dental assistant from Meramec Community College in 1975. She has been with South St. Louis Dental Group since 1999. She received her expanded duties training from the University of Missouri School of Dentistry. In the 1980’s she learned the insurance side of dentistry and is well-versed in helping our patients maximize their insurance benefits. Outside of the office, Cheri enjoys reading and bowling.

  • Sally Stotts, RDH, Register Dental Hygienist

     

    Sally graduated from the dental hygiene program at Forest Park Community College and has been a dental hygienist at South St. Louis Dental Group for twelve years. Prior to being a hygienist, she was a dental assistant for eight years.  Sally enjoys working with children in addition to working with adults and believes a positive foundation leads to a wealth of oral health. She is married and has four wonderful children, two of which are twins.

  • JoAnn Freund CDA, Receptionist and Bookkeeper

     

    JoAnn is a 1976 graduate of Rosati-Kain High School. She received her certificate in dental assisting from St. Louis Community College in 1980 and worked in our practice until 1982 when she began a family. JoAnn returned many years later in 1999 as our bookkeeper. She is now an integral part of the front office staff and has been our receptionist for the last eleven years. She is married and has three daughters. In her free time she enjoys reading, camping and traveling the United 

  • Peggy Glore, RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

     

    Peggy is a graduate of St. Louis Community College where she earned her degree in dental hygiene. She has been a practicing dental hygienist for the past twenty-four years. She has been with South St. Louis Dental Group for the past twenty-one years. Peg enjoys playing golf. She lives in St. Louis with her husband and two children.

  • Rhea Signaigo CDA, Certified Dental Assistant

     

    Rhea is a life-long resident of St. Louis. She graduated from Clayton High School and graduated from the Midwest Institute as a certified dental assistant. Rhea has been the head dental assistant to Dr. Joern since 1997. She is responsible for the many seasonal decorations you will enjoy at our office including our Mizzou Christmas tree. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews. 

  • Robin Macke RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

    Robin is a lifelong St. Louis resident who has worked with South St. Louis Dental Group for 16 years. A Bishop DuBourg, Fontbonne and St. Louis Community College graduate, she enjoys helping people achieve and maintain good oral and general health. As a Type I diabetic, she is always willing to help with the unique needs of our diabetic patients. She enjoys all sports and the outdoors with her husband, two daughters and golden retriever, Sandy. She is a Girl Scout leader and Girls On The Run coach which keeps her busy when she is not playing pranks on her co-workers. 

  • Ruth Walther-Neuner, RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

    Ruth graduated from the dental hygiene program at St. Louis Community College in 1976. Upon graduation she received the Missouri Dental Hygienist’s Association Outstanding Dental Hygiene Graduate award for Excellence in Clinical PerformancePatient Control and Professionalism. She has spent twelve of her thirty-five years as a hygienist at South St. Louis Dental Group. Her free time is spent largely enjoying time with her family. She is married and has been blessed with six children and two grandchildren.